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Great Books Reading Group: The Last Thing He Wanted

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Location: Flyleaf Books

Cost: 35

Contact: Carolina Public Humanities

Description: featuring Henry Veggian, Senior Lecturer in English and Comparative Literature “The legendary author of Play It As It Lays and Slouching Toward Bethlehem trains her eye on the far frontiers of the Monroe Doctrine, where history dissolves into conspiracy (Dallas in 1963, Iran Contra in 1984), and fashions a moral thriller as hypnotic and provocative as any by Joseph […]

Intermediate French Language Lunch

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Location: Weathervane Restaurant

Cost: 20

Contact: Carolina Public Humanities

Description: Interested in polishing or refreshing your foreign language speaking skills in a warm and welcoming environment? Join UNC faculty discussion leaders at Weathervane restaurant in Chapel Hill for a lunch where participants are encouraged to speak only in a foreign language. All participants will receive a short foreign language article prior to the lunch that will serve […]

BYOL- Build your LinkedIn Profile Today!

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Location: 239a/b Hanes Hall

Contact: University Career Services

Description: Link up with UCS and learn how to build a professional LinkedIn profile, network like a pro, and research internship and job opportunities. Bring your laptop. #LinkedIn@UNC #carolinainspired #UNCareeReady  

Digital Health: Hope, Hype, and “Amara’s Law”

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Location: Flyleaf Books

Contact: Carolina Public Humanities

Description: Spencer Dorn, Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology Digital technologies promise to make healthcare more efficient and effective, leading to better outcomes. But considering “Amara’s Law,” namely that “we tend to overestimate the effect of a technology in the short run and underestimate the effect in the long run,” Dr. Dorn suggests […]

Between Midnight and Day: The Photography of Dick Waterman

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Location: Wilson Library, Louis Round

Cost: Free

Contact: Liza Terll

Description: 5:30 p.m. Reception and exhibit opening 4th Floor Reading Room 6:00 p.m. Film screening of Two Trains Runnin’ Pleasants Family Assembly Room 7:20 p.m. Q&A with Dick Waterman, moderated by author Peter Guralnick Pleasants Family Assembly Room Dick Waterman played a key role in the folk revival of the 1960s, helping to revive the career […]

The Fourth Annual Pariser-Parr Lecture in Chemistry

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Location: Murray Hall

Cost: Free

Contact: UNC Chemistry

Description: Honoring distinguished professors Rudolph Pariser and Robert G. Parr, this year’s lecture will focus on “How to Simulate the Action of Complex Biological Systems on a Molecular Level,” and will feature Nobel laureate Arieh Warshel, distinguished professor of chemistry and biochemistry at the University of Southern California.

Grad School Admissions Panel: Research Programs

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Location: 239a/b Hanes Hall

Contact: University Career Services

Description: Want an inside perspective on admissions to research doctorate and masters programs (like PhDs)?  Come hear faculty who do admissions in the sciences, social sciences, and humanities explain what they really look for.

Seeing Trash: Aesthetics and Waste in Modern Spain

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Location: Top of the Hill – Back Bar

Contact: Carolina Public Humanities

Description: featuring Sam Amago, Bowman and Gordon Gray Distinguished term Professor of Spanish and Chair, Romance Studies Carolina Public Humanities and the Institute for the Arts and Humanities (IAH) are teaming up to bring you Humanities Happy Hour. Starting this fall, Happy Hours will feature the scholars who have been IAH Faculty Fellows. To celebrate this sensational […]

Humanities Happy Hour: Seeing Trash: Aesthetics and Waste in Modern Spain

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Location: Top of the Hill – Back Bar

Cost: Free

Contact: Carolina Public Humanities

Description: featuring Sam Amago, Bowman and Gordon Gray Distinguished term Professor of Spanish and Chair, Romance Studies Carolina Public Humanities and the Institute for the Arts and Humanities (IAH) are teaming up to bring you Humanities Happy Hour. Starting this fall, Happy Hours will feature the scholars who have been IAH Faculty Fellows. To celebrate this sensational […]

Transportation Fair – UNC Children’s Hospital

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Location: UNC Hospital

Description: Come out to learn about all transportation options at UNC! Give input on transit planning, check out the new bike share program, and pick up some free swag! We will be at UNC Children’s Hospital lobby from 8 to 9:30 a.m. and Student Union – Outdoor Plaza from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

The Bonaparte Family, Part I: From Corsicans to Court

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Location: Friday Center

Contact: Carolina Public Humanities

Description: The Bonaparte family played a powerful role in Napoleon’s life from their obscure Corsican origins to their ascension to thrones throughout Europe. This series of talks will introduce participants to the colorful characters in Napoleon’s family, while placing them in the context of his ambitious but disastrous imperial project. Focus in this session will be […]

Transportation Fair – Student Union Outdoor Plaza

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Location: Frank Porter Graham Student Union

Description: Come out to learn about all transportation options at UNC! Give input on transit planning, check out the new bike share program, and pick up some free swag! We will be at UNC Children’s Hospital lobby from 8 to 9:30 a.m. and Student Union – Outdoor Plaza from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

The Making of MAESTRA: Women and the 1961 Cuban Literacy Campaign

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Location: Wilson Library, Louis Round

Cost: Free

Contact: Liza Terll

Description: 5 p.m. Reception Melba Remig Saltarelli Exhibit Room 5:30 p.m. Program Pleasants Family Assembly Room Screening of MAESTRA Discussion with film director Catherine Murphy and UNC faculty and students The Cuban Literacy Campaign of 1961 had 250,000 volunteer teachers and resulted in 700,000 people learning to read. The documentary MAESTRA captures this powerful story of […]

Priceless Gem Tour: Edible Garden and Campus Landscape

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Location: UNC Visitors’ Center

Cost: Free

Description: Priceless Gem Tours are offered each Friday and begin at 3 p.m. from UNC Visitors’ Center.  To reserve your space, please email us at uncvisitorscenter@unc.edu. In case of inclement weather, or for any additional questions, please call UNC Visitors’ Center at 919-962-1630. High school and transfer students should note that these are not admissions tours and will not include information sessions […]