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


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 […]

Master of Social Work admission info session


Location: Tate-Turner-Kuralt Building

Description: Attend an information session at the UNC School of Social Work to learn about admission to our nationally top-ranked Master of Social Work program. Meet faculty, staff and students who will share information about program options (Advanced Standing, 2-year Full-time and 3-year Distance Education), application, curricula, field experience, financial aid and more. Advance registration is […]

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.”


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: […]

Presence: Bringing Your Boldest Self to Your Biggest Challenges, Lecture and Reception


Location: George Watts Hill Alumni Center

Cost: Free

Contact: Department of Psychology and Neuroscience

Description: The Department of Psychology and Neuroscience’s 3rd Annual Cowan Lecture is Friday, September 22 at 3:30 pm at the George Watts Hill Alumni Center (106 Stadium Drive; parking and directions are available online). This year’s speaker is Amy Cuddy, Ph.D., a social psychologist and bestselling author of “Presence: Bringing Your Boldest Self to Your Biggest Challenges.” […]