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Spanish Language Lunch

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Location: Weathervane Restaurant

Cost: 20

Contact: The Program in the Humanities and Human Values

Description: Pre-Registration Required Monday, February 6 with Frede Castelloes, Senior Lecturer in Portuguese and Spanish Monday, March 27 with Emilio del Valle Escalante, Associate Professor of Spanish Wednesday, April 12 with Frede Castelloes, Senior Lecturer in Portuguese and Spanish Interested in polishing or refreshing your foreign language speaking skills in a warm and welcoming environment? Join […]

Rhodes Scholars Information Session

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Location: Graham Memorial 039

Description: The Rhodes is one of the most prestigious scholarships in the world. Every year, 32 Americans from any discipline are among the 80+ Scholars-elect from across the world selected to study at Oxford University for two years. Scholars can pursue a course of study of their own choosing while working toward a master’s degree or […]

Tell About the South: Darius Scott & Rachel Cotterman on “Back Ways” and “Good Roads”

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Location: Love House & Hutchins Forum

Contact: Center for the Study of the American South

Description: Back Ways and “Good Roads” Southern Oral History Program field scholars Darius Scott and Rachel Cotterman explore recent findings from Back Ways, an SOHP project that examines the relationship between infrastructure development and experiences of racial segregation in the rural American South. Their talk will focus on the activities of the North Carolina “Good Roads Movement,” […]

Polanyi lecture: “Rethinking the Darwinian Revolution”

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Location: FedEx Global Education Center

Contact: College of Arts and Sciences

Description: By the time of his death Charles Darwin was one of the most celebrated –and one of the most notorious—scientists in the world. And yet history tells us that Darwin was neither the first nor the only one to think of evolution. How did Darwin come to such prominence and what were the political, social, and scientific commitments involved in generating the concept of a ‘Darwinian revolution’?

Hanes Visiting Artist Lecture Series: Becky Brown

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Location: Hanes Art Center Auditorium

Contact: Sabine Gruffat

Description: Becky Brown was born in New York City and is the 2016-17 Visiting Resident Artist at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. She works between painting, drawing, sculpture and installation using found images, objects and texts. Lately, she has been exploring different relationships between pairs of words in the English language: opposition, synonymy, formal resemblance and hybrid links.

ODS and Honors Career Services CV/Personal Statement Workshop

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Location: Graham Memorial 039

Description: CVs and personal statements are an important part of your fellowship/scholarship application! Join ODS and Honors Carolina Advising & Career Guides as we cover important resume basics and offer strategies to help effectively present your skills and experiences. This is a round-table event, bring your materials for hands-on feedback! RSVP here. Wednesday, March 29th 4:00PM […]

Buddhist-Muslim Conflicts in Burma/Myanmar

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Location: Flyleaf Books

Contact: The Program in the Humanities and Human Values

Description: March 29 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm Peter A. Coclanis, Albert Ray Newsome Distinguished Professor of History; Director, Global Research Institute Myanmar, the former Burma, is the site of ethnic violence targeting the Muslim Rohingya people, who are regarded by some in the Buddhist majority as culturally incompatible immigrants. In response, numerous Rohingya are seeking […]

IAH Open House and Fellows Market

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Location: Hyde Hall

Cost: Free

Contact: Institute for the Arts and Humanities

Description: Visit the Institute for the Arts and Humanities to learn about the faculty support opportunities we offer: semester leaves, grants, leadership training, and events related to scholarship. Afterward, join us in the University Room to celebrate the recently published books and digital demonstrations of Faculty Fellows and Academic Leadership Program Fellows with a wine reception.

William S. Newman Artists Series: Performing Commemoration: Musical Reenactment and the Politics of Trauma

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Location: Person Hall

Cost: 5 - 10

Contact: UNC Music Department

Description: This concert will open the 2017 Talking Music Series conference centered around the Defiant Requiem and its legacy. Join us for a William S. Newman Artists Series concert featuring Christine Wilkie Bohlman, piano, Philip V. Bohlman, narrator, and UNC music faculty. There will be music by Debussy, Dessau, Kon, Prokofiev, Reger, Stravinsky, and Ullmann. General admission is […]

Postdoctoral Scholar Award for Excellence in Mentoring Undergraduates – Applications due Sept 15, 2017

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Location: TBD (will be updated once selected)

Contact: The Office for Undergraduate Research (OUR)

Description: The University recognizes that postdoctoral fellows who mentor undergraduates in specific research projects help to promote a vibrant, multifaceted research community at Carolina. Another important role that postdoctoral fellows can play is to provide advice to students who are seeking research experiences, and serve as liaisons to help students identify research opportunities, particularly in professional […]

Celebration of Undergraduate Research-April 27, 2017

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Location: Frank Porter Graham Student Union

Contact: The Office for Undergraduate Research (OUR)

Description: The Celebration of Undergraduate Research (CUR) is an annual research symposium for UNC undergrads held in the Frank Porter Graham Student Union. Students present posters and deliver talks in concurrent poster and panel sessions. The Celebration is sponsored by the Office for Undergraduate Research and co-sponsored by The Roosevelt Institute. The goal of the Celebration is to showcase […]