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Peter Vandergeest: “Slavery scandals: Capitalist labour processes and coercion in the Thai fisheries”

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Location: Carolina Hall

Contact: Carolina Asia Center

Description: The recent scandals around unfree or slave labour in the Thai fisheries has provoked action by corporate seafood buyers, importing governments, intergovernmental agencies, and the Thai government aimed at eliminating unfree labour.  These scandals are not limited to Thailand however, with migrant labour being a feature of the seafood sector globally.  In this presentation we […]

Carolina Sense of Place Tour

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Location: UNC Visitors’ Center

Cost: Free

Description: UNC Visitors’ Center is excited to offer a true Carolina Experience, introducing the University’s impact, hallmarks, and traditions on a one-hour walking tour of campus. We believe Carolina is a very special place indeed and we are excited to share it with you! Please register here or call (919) 962-1630 to confirm attendance. High school and transfer students may register […]

German Language Lunch

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Location: Weathervane Restaurant

Cost: 20

Contact: Carolina Public Humanities

Description: Featuring Aleksandra Prica, Assistant Professor of German Literature 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 […]

Patricia Matthew: ‘Diversity in the Public Arena: The Scholar as Activist’

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Location: Hyde Hall, University Room

Contact: Institute for the Arts and Humanities

Description: Patricia Matthew, Associate Professor of English at Montclair State University, will deliver a lecture about the necessity for deep investment in diversity and inclusion as part of all university ecosystems. Her talk is driven by her most recent publication, a collection of essays entitled Written/Unwritten: Diversity and the Hidden Truths of Tenure (UNC Press, 2016). […]

From Obamacare to Trumpcare and Beyond: Healthcare Reform in the United States

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Location: Flyleaf Books

Contact: Carolina Public Humanities

Description: Jonathan Oberlander, Professor and Chair of Social Medicine and Professor of Health Policy and Management It’s clear that healthcare is “a lot more complicated” than we realized. Jon Oberlander returns to Humanities in Action to assess the status of healthcare reform in the United States. Come learn about the specific challenges to implementing change in the United […]

2017 Diversity THINKposium

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Location: Friday Center

Contact: Diversity & Inclusion

Description: The 5th annual Diversity THINKposium: “Exploring Our Stories” public session will feature keynote by Dr. William Ferris, Joel R. Williamson Eminent Professor of History, Senior Associate Director of CSAS and Adjust Professor in the Curriculum in Folklore at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. It will also include narratives from Carolina’s faculty and […]

Graduate Student Tour

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Location: UNC Visitors’ Center

Cost: Free

Description: We offer regular graduate tours to both enrolled students and prospective applicants! Led by a current graduate student, this tour introduces our campus and includes a review of helpful information on housing, dining, recreation, and life at Carolina. Please register here by choosing UNC Visitors’ Center as the sponsor from the drop-down menu to access available tour times. […]

Carolina Sense of Place Tour

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Location: UNC Visitors’ Center

Cost: Free

Description: UNC Visitors’ Center is excited to offer a true Carolina Experience, introducing the University’s impact, hallmarks, and traditions on a one-hour walking tour of campus. We believe Carolina is a very special place indeed and we are excited to share it with you! Please register here or call (919) 962-1630 to confirm attendance. High school and transfer students may register […]

Clean Tech Luncheon with Susan Sanford

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Location: Toy Lounge, Dey Hall

Contact: Kathleen Clabby

Description: UNC Institute for the Environment Presents “The Cleantech Industry in North Carolina – 11,000 Jobs and Growing” Click Here to Register   Susan Sanford Executive Director, Research Triangle Cleantech Cluster Susan brings a broad mix of skills and personal traits to her role as the Executive Director of the Research Triangle Cleantech Cluster (RTCC). Susan […]

Graduate Student Tour

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Location: UNC Visitors’ Center

Cost: Free

Description: We offer regular graduate tours to both enrolled students and prospective applicants! Led by a current graduate student, this tour introduces our campus and includes a review of helpful information on housing, dining, recreation, and life at Carolina. Please register here by choosing UNC Visitors’ Center as the sponsor from the drop-down menu to access available tour times. […]

José Suárez Otero – “Santiago de Compostela and the Autumn of the Middle Ages to the Modern Age: Architecture, Social Conflict, and Pilgrimage in a Time of Change.”

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Location: Toy Lounge, Dey Hall

Description: Prof. José Suárez Otero is a noted scholar of the pilgrimage route of Santiago de Compostela who served as the chief archaeologist for the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela and is currently a visiting scholar at UCLA and William and Mary.  He will be presenting a lecture entitled: “Santiago de Compostela and the Autumn of the Middle Ages: […]

Priceless Gem Tour: American Indian Center Presents the Native Narrative

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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 […]

Graduate Student Tour

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Location: UNC Visitors’ Center

Cost: Free

Description: We offer regular graduate tours to both enrolled students and prospective applicants! Led by a current graduate student, this tour introduces our campus and includes a review of helpful information on housing, dining, recreation, and life at Carolina. Please register here by choosing UNC Visitors’ Center as the sponsor from the drop-down menu to access available tour times. […]

“Are Human Rights Relevant to Advancing Global Health Anymore?” — A Talk by Alicia Ely Yamen

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Location: Nelson Mandela Auditorium

Contact: Philosophy, Politics and Economics Program

Description: Alicia Ely Yamin is the Program Director of the Health and Human Rights Initiative, at the O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law, and a Visiting Professor Law at Georgetown University and Adjunct Lecturer on Law and Global Health at Harvard University. This lecture is the 6th annual Health and Human Rights Lecture sponsored by the Department […]

Paganini’s 24 Caprices for solo violin

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Location: Person Hall

Cost: 10 - 15

Contact: UNC Music Department

Description: World-renowned violinist Edson Scheid will start the 2017-18 William S. Newman Artists Series with his performance of Paganini’s 24 Caprices for solo violin. Tickets are $15 general admission and $10 for students or UNC faculty/staff. Tickets will be available at the door.