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“North Korea: Failed Communist State, or Far-Right Success Story?” A Talk by Brian Myers

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Location: FedEx Global Education Center

Contact: Dept of Asian Studies

Description: The misperception of North Korea as a communist state is responsible for most of the main errors made in Pyongyang watching: the predictions of regime collapse in the mid-1990s; the hopes placed in arms negotiations; the expectation that economic changes would weaken the state; the consensus that Kim Jong Un would reach out to the […]

Between Utopia and Reality: Stefan Zweig’s Europe

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Location: Dey Hall

Description: Academic Lecture/Film Discussion with Gregor Thuswaldner, North Park University Stefan Zweig (1881-1942) is known for his humanistic and pacifistic attitude which is recognizable in all his writings. Zweig’s notion of humanism is deeply connected with his idea of a transnational Europe. Even though Zweig escaped continental Europe in 1934, four years before Hitler’s “Anschluss” with […]

UNC Wind Ensemble and UNC Symphony Band

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Location: Memorial Hall

Cost: 5 - 10

Contact: UNC Music Department

Description: Join the Department of Music for a concert featuring both the UNC Wind Ensemble and UNC Symphony Band. Wind Ensemble is conducted by Evan Feldman, and Symphony Band is conducted by Arris Golden. 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 […]