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Hanes Visiting Artist Lecture Series: Peter Williams

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Location: Hanes Art Center

Contact: Sabine Gruffat

Description: Peter Williams received his BFA from Minneapolis College of Art and Design and his MFA from Maryland Institute College of Art. He is a professor of art at the University of Delaware. The N-Word: Paintings by Peter Williams (Rotland Press: Detroit, 2016) is a timely monograph of recent and compelling work by Williams, that caustically confronts the recent attacks, killings, and murder of Black people by police across the United States. The book contains an introduction to Williams' work, an in-depth conversation between he and acclaimed playwright, poet, critic and novelist Bill Harris, and an original short story by author Lynn Crawford inspired by Williams' urgent vision.

MPA Open House

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Location: School of Government

Contact: Carolina MPA Program

Description: Join us for an upcoming Master of Public Administration Program Open House. Chat with faculty, staff, alumni, and current students. Meet one-on-one with the admissions staff. Free food and refreshments! Questions? Contact Anne Kilby at 919.962.1181 or akilby@sog.unc.edu. The event is free, but registration is required. Visit mpa.unc.edu/carolina-mpa-fall-open-house

“Are the U.S. and China Destined for War?” Lambeth Lecture

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Location: Hill Hall

Cost: Free

Contact: Public Policy Department

Description: Graham Allison, a noted political scientist and an expert in U.S. national security and defense, will be on campus in September to discuss “Are the U.S. and China Destined for War?” Allison’s topic for the 10th annual Thomas Willis Lambeth Distinguished Lecture in Public Policy also is the subject of his latest book, Destined for War: Can America […]

Krasno event: “The Usefulness of Useless Knowledge”

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Location: Wilson Library, Pleasants Family Assembly Room

Description: The Richard M Krasno Distinguished Professorship at UNC-Chapel Hill would like to invite you to a talk, discussion, and Q and A session with Prof. Robbert Dijkgraaf (Director of the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, NJ and the Leon Levy Professor of Mathematical Physics) on Thursday, September 14,  2017, 5.30pm in the Pleasants Family Room, Wilson Library. Robbert […]

The Future of VR in Education

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Location: Morehead Planetarium and Science Center

Contact: Morehead Planetarium and Science Center

Description: From the Oculus Rift to 360 videos on YouTube, VR (Virtual Reality) and AR (Augmented Reality) seem to be everywhere right now. While universities have been experimenting with these methods for years, the democratization of the technology has opened up a variety of opportunities to staff and students alike. Where are we now and where […]

Art Reception: “From Isolation to War”: Native Veteran Story Quilts

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Location: Love House & Hutchins Forum

Contact: Center for the Study of the American South

Description: Join us at the Center for the Study of the American South as we launch our Fall 2017 art exhibit, featuring story quilts based on the deployed experiences of Native American military veterans. Inspired by oral history interviews with veterans from each of North Carolina’s eight state- and federally-recognized tribes, these quilts are artifacts of […]

Art Reception: “From Isolation to War”: Native Veteran Story Quilts

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Location: Love House & Hutchins Forum

Contact: Center for the Study of the American South

Description: Join us at the Center for the Study of the American South as we launch our Fall 2017 art exhibit, featuring story quilts based on the deployed experiences of Native American military veterans. Inspired by oral history interviews with veterans from each of North Carolina’s eight state- and federally-recognized tribes, these quilts are artifacts of […]