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Asexual Awareness Day

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Location: UNC-Chapel Hill

Contact: UNC-CH LGBTQ Center

Description: We celebrate Ace Awareness Day as our campus observance of Asexual Awareness Week (October 22nd to 28th 2017). Join us to show pride in your ace or aro identity, spend time with other folks on the Ace spectrum, and learn about asexual, aromantic, demisexual, and grey-asexual experiences!

Diaspora Film Festival Screening and Discussion with filmmaker Shirikiana Aina

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Location: Sonja Haynes Stone Center

Cost: Free

Contact: Stone Center for Black Culture and History

Description: Join us for a discussion with the filmmaker ShIrikiana Aina after the screening FOOTPRINTS OF PAN-AFRICANISM Dir. Shirikiana Aina | 2017| USA| Full-length Doc | 77 min The documentary “Footprints of Pan-Africanism” revisits the era of Ghana’s emergence into independence, when Africans on the continent and in the diaspora participated in building a liberated territory. […]

Great Books Reading Group: Thus Spoke Zarathustra by Friedrich Nietzsche

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Location: Flyleaf Books

Cost: 60

Description: featuring Gabriel Trop, Associate Professor of German “Nietzsche was one of the most revolutionary and subversive thinkers in Western philosophy, and Thus Spoke Zarathustra remains his most famous and influential work. It describes how the ancient Persian prophet Zarathustra descends from his solitude in the mountains to tell the world that God is dead and that the […]

Daytime Enrichment Course: Book Club Series: “How Does it Feel to be a Problem?”

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Location: Friday Center for Continuing Education

Cost: 20

Contact: Jill Conrad

Description: Daytime Enrichment Course: Book Club Series: How Does it Feel to be a Problem? Being Young and Arab in America THURSDAYS SEPTEMBER 28, OCTOBER 12 & 26, NOVEMBER 9. 1:30-3:30 PM INSTRUCTOR: RITA BALABAN 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 […]

Across the Amerikee: Showpieces from Coal Camp to Cattle Trail (Free concert by Stephen Wade)

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Location: Wilson Library, Louis Round

Cost: Free

Contact: Liza Terll

Description: Grammy-nominated musician and author Stephen Wade (The Beautiful Music All Around Us: Field Recordings and the American Experience) presents in concert backstories and highlights from his latest album, Across the Amerikee: Showpieces from Coal Camp to Cattle Trail (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings). The concert stems from his much-acclaimed book and a lifetime of personal experiences with […]

“Southern Things” Issue Launch

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Location: Love House & Hutchins Forum

Contact: Southern Cultures

Description: Join us at the Love House & Hutchins Forum as we celebrate our special fall issue on “Southern Things” with a night of good food, strong drink, and the finest storytelling. This special issue, guest edited by Bernie Herman, features essays on Mississippi’s Rhinestone Cowboy, West Virginia’s last broom maker, Harriet Beecher Stowe’s orange grove, […]

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

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Location: 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 […]