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Twenty-Five Short Plays: Selections from UNC’s Long Story Shorts Festival 2011-2015

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Location: Flyleaf Books

Cost: Free

Contact: UNC Writing for the Screen and Stage

Description: This event is the second in a series of three to be held in different locations around the Durham-Chapel Hill area; see events.unc.edu for more.  Flyleaf Books welcomes Dana Coen, editor of “25 Short Plays, Selected Works from the University of North Carolina Long Story Shorts Festival,” for a dramatic presentation of two plays taken from the book. […]

2017 Korean Fall Festival/K-Pop Contest

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Location: Online

Description: Free to the public! Come join the celebration this Thursday, October 26th. Great prizes, delicious food, and live music! Parking under building after 5 p.m. Food will be served at 6 p.m. For more information, please contact Dr. Ji-Yeon Jo at joj@email.unc.edu

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 […]

Carolina Sense of Place Tour

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Location: UNC Visitors’ Center

Cost: Free

Contact: UNC Visitors’ Center

Description:   Morehead Planetarium Building 250 East Franklin Street Chapel Hill, NC Phone: (919) 962-1630 uncvisitorscenter@unc.edu Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday  Carolina Sense of Place Tours – Enthusiastic and knowledgeable guides introduce 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 […]

Precarious Work in a Changing World Economy

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Location: Flyleaf Books

Contact: Carolina Public Humanities

Description: Arne L. Kalleberg, Kenan Distinguished Professor of Sociology Major changes have engulfed the employment systems in virtually all advanced capitalist nations. Work has become more uncertain, unstable and insecure, and workers receive fewer social benefits. This talk will examine how the rise of “precarious work” in the global economy is transforming personal lives and social […]

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

Contact: UNC Visitors’ Center

Description:   Morehead Planetarium Building 250 East Franklin Street Chapel Hill, NC Phone: (919) 962-1630 uncvisitorscenter@unc.edu Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday  Carolina Sense of Place Tours – Enthusiastic and knowledgeable guides introduce 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 […]

Twenty-Five Short Plays: Selections from UNC’s Long Story Shorts Festival 2011-2015

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Location: Bull’s Head Bookshop

Cost: Free

Contact: UNC Writing for the Screen and Stage

Description: This event is the third in a series of three to be held in different locations around the Durham-Chapel Hill area; see events.unc.edu for more.  UNC’s Bull’s Head Bookshop welcomes Dana Coen, editor of “25 Short Plays, Selected Works from the University of North Carolina Long Story Shorts Festival,” for a dramatic presentation of two plays taken from the […]

András Schiff

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Location: Memorial Hall

Contact: Carolina Performing Arts

Description: “Total achievement of the most severe beauty.” – The Philadelphia Inquirer After completing a 2-year project devoted to the final sonatas of Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven, and Schubert, Sir András Schiff is going miniature this season. His third Carolina Performing Arts concert sees Mendelssohn, Brahms, and Bach drawing out the complexity within small forms. Mendelssohn’s Fantasia in […]

Daytime Enrichment Course: Move It or Lose It – How to Stay Physically Active throughout Your Lifespan

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Location: William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education

Cost: 10

Contact: Jill Conrad

Description: Note: This course is part of an ongoing series of Daytime Enrichment Classes this fall. To see a full list of class offerings, click here. Move It or Lose It – How to Stay Physically Active throughout Your Lifespan THURSDAY, OCTOBER 26. 10 AM – NOON. Instructor: Meg Pomerantz As you grow older, an active lifestyle is more important […]

Carolina Sense of Place Tour

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Location: UNC Visitors’ Center

Cost: Free

Contact: UNC Visitors’ Center

Description:   Morehead Planetarium Building 250 East Franklin Street Chapel Hill, NC Phone: (919) 962-1630 uncvisitorscenter@unc.edu Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday  Carolina Sense of Place Tours – Enthusiastic and knowledgeable guides introduce 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 […]

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. […]

In Exile: Political Emigration from Eastern Europe During the Last Decades of the Cold War

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Location: FedEx Global Education Center

Cost: Free

Contact: Center for Slavic, Eurasian and East European Studies

Description: Contrary to the prevalent rhetoric of the Cold War, the 1970s and 1980s were a time of intensive exchange across the “Iron Curtain”. Particularly in the context of the international human rights movement, a Western public grew more interested in the activities and plight of East European opposition groups. East European political exiles in Western […]

What’s the Big Idea? Series | Session 3: Film Screening, “Salam Neighbor”

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Location: William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education

Cost: 10

Contact: Jill Conrad

Description: Note: This series is in conjunction with REFUGEE, a free multimedia art exhibit on display at the Friday Center from September 25-November 3, 2017. Learn more about the exhibit and to plan your visit. Exhibit open before all events. Come early and explore the exhibit at your leisure. The Friday Center’s “What’s the Big Idea?” series returns this fall! There are about […]

Priceless Gem Tour: Thrills n’ Chills Halloween Tour!

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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 […]

Carolina Sense of Place Tour

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Location: UNC Visitors’ Center

Cost: Free

Description: Morehead Planetarium Building 250 East Franklin Street Chapel Hill, NC Phone: (919) 962-1630 uncvisitorscenter@unc.edu Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday  Carolina Sense of Place Tours – Enthusiastic and knowledgeable guides introduce 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 […]

Priceless Gem Tour: Then & Now Tour

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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. […]

Guest Artists Recital: Rolf Schulte, violin, and James Winn, piano

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Location: James and Susan Moeser Auditorium in Hill Hall

Cost: Free

Contact: UNC Music Department

Description: Guest artists Rolf Schulte (violin) and James Winn (piano) will give a recital as part of the Conversations in Modern Music series. They will perform works by Schoenberg, Martino, and Carter. This recital is free and open to the public.