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UNC Opera: Massenet’s “Cendrillon”

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Location: James and Susan Moeser Auditorium in Hill Hall

Cost: 5 - 10

Contact: UNC Music Department

Description: UNC Opera will perform Massenet’s Cendrillon on November 11 at 8:00 pm for the first performance. The second performance will be November 12 at 7:30 pm. Both performances will happen in the James and Susan Moeser Auditorium in Hill Hall. As this is a Scholarship Benefit Concert, tickets are $10 general admission and $5 for students or UNC […]

UNC Opera: Massenet’s “Cendrillon”

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Location: James and Susan Moeser Auditorium in Hill Hall

Cost: 5 - 10

Contact: UNC Music Department

Description: UNC Opera will perform Massenet’s Cendrillon on November 11 at 8:00 pm for the first performance. The second performance will be November 12 at 7:30 pm. Both performances will happen in the James and Susan Moeser Auditorium in Hill Hall. As this is a Scholarship Benefit Concert, tickets are $10 general admission and $5 for students or UNC […]

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 […]

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 […]

Roundtable: Return to Authoritarianism in the Balkans?

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Location: FedEx Global Education Center

Cost: Free

Contact: Center for Slavic, Eurasian and East European Studies

Description: Though the Western Balkans are making progress to membership in the EU, politics in the region diverge from the script laid out in Brussels. International watchdogs and local civil society raise concern about democratic backsliding. The rule of law is shallow, the media fall under political control, and parliamentary opposition fails to hold powerholders accountable. […]

Italian Language Lunch

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Location: Weathervane Restaurant

Cost: 20

Contact: Carolina Public Humanities

Description: Featuring Amy Chambless, Teaching Associate Professor of Italian 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 […]

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 […]

How Should We Inhabit the Earth? Reconciling Biodiversity Conservation and Environmental Sustainability

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Location: Flyleaf Books

Contact: Carolina Public Humanities

Description: Peter White, Professor of Biology Biologist E.O. Wilson has suggested that half the earth be set aside for biodiversity to stem the extinction of diverse species, but how can we design such a solution and how can ecological sustainability be reconciled with other human needs? This talk will explore these critical environmental and ethical issues, […]

New Music from the Composition Studio

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Location: Hill Hall

Cost: Free

Contact: UNC Music Department

Description: The Composition Studio will hold its fall concert to unveil their original pieces. This concert will be in Hill Hall 107 and is free and open to the public.

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 […]

The Politics of History in East Central Europe after 1989: From Liberal Consensus to Memory Wars

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Location: FedEx Global Education Center

Cost: Free

Contact: Center for Slavic, Eurasian and East European Studies

Description: The politics of history has been one of the constitutive elements of the new democracies in East Central Europe after 1989. ‘Coming to terms with the communist past’ was especially important as a means of securing the legitimacy of new democratic regimes. The communist past increasingly became a field of political struggle with distinct variants […]

Korean Studies Department presents Dr. Heonik Kwon “Theorizing the PostColonial Cold War”

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Location: FedEx Global Education Center

Contact: Carolina Asia Center

Description: The understanding of the Cold War has long focused on the experience of communities along the transatlantic horizon and on superpower interaction over this horizon. However, interests in the place of decolonizing societies in Cold War international politics have steadily been growing in recent years. As a result, diverging images of the Cold War exist […]

Daytime Enrichment Course: GramPower 101

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Location: Friday Center for Continuing Education

Cost: 20

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. GramPower 101 THURSDAYS, OCTOBER 5 & 12, NOVEMBER 9 & 16. 10 AM – NOON. Instructor: Don Stedman If you are a grandparent of a special needs grandchild, then this series may be just […]

Daytime Enrichment Course: Write Your Life

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Location: Friday Center for Continuing Education

Cost: 15

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. Write Your Life THURSDAYS, NOVEMBER 9 & 16. 10 AM – NOON. Instructor: Richard Krawiec A famous writer once said, “Listen to your life; all moments are key moments”. In this fun and supportive […]

Daytime Enrichment Course: Buffalo Bill’s Wild West: How Entertainment Came to Shape Our Perceptions of History

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Location: 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. Write Your Life THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 16. 10 AM – NOON. Instructor: Joy Kasson At the turn of the twentieth century, millions of people around the world believed they had experienced the “real” American frontier […]

Daytime Enrichment Course: Welcome to Entrepreneurship

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Location: 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. Welcome to Entrepreneurship THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 16. 10 AM – NOON. Instructor: John Kiley People of all ages are starting new businesses and taking existing businesses to the next level. Be part of one of […]

Daytime Enrichment Course: Laughter Yoga

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Location: 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. Laughter Yoga THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 16. 10 AM – NOON. Instructor: Liza Engstrom Tap into your inner child and learn to laugh for no reason in this fun & energizing laughter yoga workshop. We all know the age-old […]

Ian Baird: “The Hmong and the Communist Party of Thailand: A Transnational, Transcultural and Gender Relations-Transforming Experience”

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Location: FedEx Global Education Center

Contact: Carolina Asia Center

Description: In the 1960s, a large proportion of the Hmong people living in the mountains of northern Thailand joined the Communist Party of Thailand (CPT) due to various injustices and abuses. The Hmong became an important group within the CPT. However, by the early 1980s most Hmong and non-Hmong in the CPT had given up and […]

The Theatrics of PUPPETRY

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Location: Donovan Lounge (Greenlaw 223)

Cost: Free

Contact: Creative Writing Program

Description: The Creative Writing Program & the Latina/o Studies Program are proud to present “The Theatrics of  PUPPETRY,” featuring artists Marianne Gingher and Anechy Padron. UNC Professor Marianne Gingher writes fiction and non-fiction, and in 2009 along with her collaborator Deborah Seabrooke founded Jabberbox Puppet Theater, a venue specializing in salon-style puppetry for adults. Their summer 2017 show was Beauty and the Botanist, a […]

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. […]

War & Conflict in Contemporary India

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Location: Hamilton Hall

Cost: Free

Contact: Curriculum in Peace, War, and Defense

Description: Dr. Arjun Subramaniam, visiting fellow with the Harvard University Asia Center, will give a talk on 16 November on a book he wrote to highlight the contribution of India’s military in preserving and protecting democracy in India and to give military history its rightful place within India’s contemporary historical discourse. The talk would cover myriad aspects of […]

International Civil Servants by Day: The Cold War of Everyday Life in the UNESCO Secretariat, 1956-1967

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Location: FedEx Global Education Center

Cost: Free

Contact: Center for Slavic, Eurasian and East European Studies

Description: This presentation, featuring Louis Porter, a PhD Candidate in the UNC History Department, will focus on a chapter from a larger project on Soviet participation in the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) in the 1950s and 1960s. It presents a case study of the daily lives of Soviet citizens who worked in the international civil service […]

Octavia E. Butler’s Parable of the Sower

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Location: Memorial Hall

Contact: Carolina Performing Arts

Description: “One helluva rock’n’roller-coaster ride.” – Vibe Singer-songwriter-guitarist Toshi Reagon is a celebration of all that’s progressive and uplifting in American music. Written by Toshi in collaboration with her mother—iconic singer, scholar and activist Bernice Johnson Reagon—this powerful theatrical concert brings together 200 years of African American song traditions to give life to Octavia E. Butler’s acclaimed […]

Harp Ensemble Recital

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Location: Person Hall

Cost: Free

Contact: UNC Music Department

Description: The Harp Ensemble will present their Fall 2017 recital on November 16, 2017, at 7:30 pm in Person Recital Hall. This recital is free and open to the public.

The Four Underwear Models of the Apocalypse

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Location: Studio 6, Swain Hall

Contact: Department of Communication

Description: UNC Department of Communication Presents The 2017 – 2018 Swain Studio 6 Performance Series   The Four Underwear Models of the Apocalypse By Rob Hamilton with choreography by Heather Tatreau November 16-19 at 8PM UNC-Chapel Hill Campus, Swain Hall, Studio 6 101 E. Cameron Avenue, Chapel Hill, NC   The Four Underwear Models of the […]

Octavia E. Butler’s Parable of the Sower

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Location: Memorial Hall

Contact: Carolina Performing Arts

Description: “One helluva rock’n’roller-coaster ride.” – Vibe Singer-songwriter-guitarist Toshi Reagon is a celebration of all that’s progressive and uplifting in American music. Written by Toshi in collaboration with her mother—iconic singer, scholar and activist Bernice Johnson Reagon—this powerful theatrical concert brings together 200 years of African American song traditions to give life to Octavia E. Butler’s acclaimed […]

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: 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. […]

The Four Underwear Models of the Apocalypse

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Location: Studio 6, Swain Hall

Contact: Department of Communication

Description: UNC Department of Communication Presents The 2017 – 2018 Swain Studio 6 Performance Series   The Four Underwear Models of the Apocalypse By Rob Hamilton with choreography by Heather Tatreau November 16-19 at 8PM UNC-Chapel Hill Campus, Swain Hall, Studio 6 101 E. Cameron Avenue, Chapel Hill, NC   The Four Underwear Models of the […]

Sweatshops and Robots: Transitions in Global Labor

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Location: Chapel Hill Campus

Contact: Carolina Public Humanities

Description: In collaboration with the Global Studies Center Technological advancement and globalization are having a critical effect on employment and our global economy. Marshall Brain will discuss the effects of automation and intelligent machines as competitors with humans for employment in the labor marketplace. Peter Coclanis will explore the effects and future of global outsourcing of […]

Carolina Choir and Chamber Singers

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Location: James and Susan Moeser Auditorium in Hill Hall

Cost: 5 - 10

Contact: UNC Music Department

Description: The Carolina Choir and Chamber Singers, both under the direction of Professor Susan Klebanow, will perform the music of Rachmaninoff, Taneyev, Stravinsky, Bartok, and others in this concert. As this is a Scholarship Benefit Concert, tickets are $10 general admission and $5 for students or UNC faculty/staff. Tickets can be purchased at the door.

The Four Underwear Models of the Apocalypse

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Location: Studio 6, Swain Hall

Contact: Department of Communication

Description: UNC Department of Communication Presents The 2017 – 2018 Swain Studio 6 Performance Series   The Four Underwear Models of the Apocalypse By Rob Hamilton with choreography by Heather Tatreau November 16-19 at 8PM UNC-Chapel Hill Campus, Swain Hall, Studio 6 101 E. Cameron Avenue, Chapel Hill, NC   The Four Underwear Models of the […]