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John and June Allcott Undergraduate Gallery: Populus

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Location: Hanes Art Center

Contact: elin o’Hara slavick

Description: Studio Art Majors/Honors Seminar ARTS 300/499, a collaborative team of UNC undergraduates, announce an exhibition-installation of Populus. The artist-students are diverse in their approaches to art making, but share a commitment to revealing, questioning and representing the complex socio-political situation of our time. Inspired by various divisions in our society today, we turned to a […]

Roundtable: Return to Authoritarianism in the Balkans?

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Location: FedEx Global Education Center

Cost: Free

Contact: Center for Slavic, Eurasian and East European Studies

Description: Though the Western Balkans are making progress to membership in the EU, politics in the region diverge from the script laid out in Brussels. International watchdogs and local civil society raise concern about democratic backsliding. The rule of law is shallow, the media fall under political control, and parliamentary opposition fails to hold powerholders accountable. […]

Gertrude Weil’s Fight for Suffrage: A Southern Lady and New Jewish Woman

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Location: William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education

Contact: Carolina Center for Jewish Studies

Description: Gertrude Weil (1879-1971), leader of the state’s women’s suffrage campaign, embodied North Carolina’s liberal and traditional paradoxes. Rooted in the small-town South, she fought not just to remake women’s role in politics and civil society, locally and globally, but to transform Jewish communal life. Beyond her Zionism and Jewish activism, Weil rooted in Judaism her […]