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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 […]

UNC Opera: Massenet’s “Cendrillon”

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Location: James and Susan Moeser Auditorium in Hill Hall

Cost: 5 - 10

Contact: UNC Music Department

Description: UNC Opera will perform Massenet’s Cendrillon on November 11 at 8:00 pm for the first performance. The second performance will be November 12 at 7:30 pm. Both performances will happen in the James and Susan Moeser Auditorium in Hill Hall. As this is a Scholarship Benefit Concert, tickets are $10 general admission and $5 for students or UNC […]

UNC Opera: Massenet’s “Cendrillon”

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Location: James and Susan Moeser Auditorium in Hill Hall

Cost: 5 - 10

Contact: UNC Music Department

Description: UNC Opera will perform Massenet’s Cendrillon on November 11 at 8:00 pm for the first performance. The second performance will be November 12 at 7:30 pm. Both performances will happen in the James and Susan Moeser Auditorium in Hill Hall. As this is a Scholarship Benefit Concert, tickets are $10 general admission and $5 for students or UNC […]

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 […]

Hanes Visiting Artist Lecture Series: Marc Handelman

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Location: Hanes Art Center

Contact: Sabine Gruffat

Description: Marc Handelman is an artist working primarily in painting but also in installation, books, film/video and photography. His work explores the ways in which forms of rhetoric in landscape and nature surface in our visual culture and politics and continue to structure an array of ideological effects including the aestheticization and legitimization of forms of structural violence and oppression.

New Music from the Composition Studio

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Location: Hill Hall

Cost: Free

Contact: UNC Music Department

Description: The Composition Studio will hold its fall concert to unveil their original pieces. This concert will be in Hill Hall 107 and is free and open to the public.

The Politics of History in East Central Europe after 1989: From Liberal Consensus to Memory Wars

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Location: FedEx Global Education Center

Cost: Free

Contact: Center for Slavic, Eurasian and East European Studies

Description: The politics of history has been one of the constitutive elements of the new democracies in East Central Europe after 1989. ‘Coming to terms with the communist past’ was especially important as a means of securing the legitimacy of new democratic regimes. The communist past increasingly became a field of political struggle with distinct variants […]

Korean Studies Department presents Dr. Heonik Kwon “Theorizing the PostColonial Cold War”

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Location: FedEx Global Education Center

Contact: Carolina Asia Center

Description: The understanding of the Cold War has long focused on the experience of communities along the transatlantic horizon and on superpower interaction over this horizon. However, interests in the place of decolonizing societies in Cold War international politics have steadily been growing in recent years. As a result, diverging images of the Cold War exist […]

The Theatrics of PUPPETRY

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Location: Donovan Lounge (Greenlaw 223)

Cost: Free

Contact: Creative Writing Program

Description: The Creative Writing Program & the Latina/o Studies Program are proud to present “The Theatrics of  PUPPETRY,” featuring artists Marianne Gingher and Anechy Padron. UNC Professor Marianne Gingher writes fiction and non-fiction, and in 2009 along with her collaborator Deborah Seabrooke founded Jabberbox Puppet Theater, a venue specializing in salon-style puppetry for adults. Their summer 2017 show was Beauty and the Botanist, a […]

From the Front: Clementine Vidal-Naquet

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Location: FedEx Global Education Center

Contact: Daniel Sherman

Description: From the Front:  Private Lives and Personal Letters in World War I The First World War created massive divisions in the lives of families. In France, indeed, at least five million couples experienced separation during the four years of war. Most of these couples pursued their private lives by exchanging letters. The amount of conjugal […]

War & Conflict in Contemporary India

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Location: Hamilton Hall

Cost: Free

Contact: Curriculum in Peace, War, and Defense

Description: Dr. Arjun Subramaniam, visiting fellow with the Harvard University Asia Center, will give a talk on 16 November on a book he wrote to highlight the contribution of India’s military in preserving and protecting democracy in India and to give military history its rightful place within India’s contemporary historical discourse. The talk would cover myriad aspects of […]

International Civil Servants by Day: The Cold War of Everyday Life in the UNESCO Secretariat, 1956-1967

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Location: FedEx Global Education Center

Cost: Free

Contact: Center for Slavic, Eurasian and East European Studies

Description: This presentation, featuring Louis Porter, a PhD Candidate in the UNC History Department, will focus on a chapter from a larger project on Soviet participation in the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) in the 1950s and 1960s. It presents a case study of the daily lives of Soviet citizens who worked in the international civil service […]

ASIA 231 Student Film Screenings and Chollywood Awards

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Location: FedEx Global Education Center

Contact: Carolina Asia Center

Description: Join the students of “Bollywood Cinema” for their film project screenings.  You can vote for best film, best actors, etc.  From 6:30 to 8:00 pm.  Refreshments will be provided. For more info contact Afroz Taj at taj@unc.edu.

Harp Ensemble Recital

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Location: Person Hall

Cost: Free

Contact: UNC Music Department

Description: The Harp Ensemble will present their Fall 2017 recital on November 16, 2017, at 7:30 pm in Person Recital Hall. This recital is free and open to the public.

The Four Underwear Models of the Apocalypse

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Location: Studio 6, Swain Hall

Contact: Department of Communication

Description: UNC Department of Communication Presents The 2017 – 2018 Swain Studio 6 Performance Series   The Four Underwear Models of the Apocalypse By Rob Hamilton with choreography by Heather Tatreau November 16-19 at 8PM UNC-Chapel Hill Campus, Swain Hall, Studio 6 101 E. Cameron Avenue, Chapel Hill, NC   The Four Underwear Models of the […]

The Four Underwear Models of the Apocalypse

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Location: Studio 6, Swain Hall

Contact: Department of Communication

Description: UNC Department of Communication Presents The 2017 – 2018 Swain Studio 6 Performance Series   The Four Underwear Models of the Apocalypse By Rob Hamilton with choreography by Heather Tatreau November 16-19 at 8PM UNC-Chapel Hill Campus, Swain Hall, Studio 6 101 E. Cameron Avenue, Chapel Hill, NC   The Four Underwear Models of the […]

Sweatshops and Robots: Transitions in Global Labor

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Location: Chapel Hill Campus

Contact: Carolina Public Humanities

Description: In collaboration with the Global Studies Center Technological advancement and globalization are having a critical effect on employment and our global economy. Marshall Brain will discuss the effects of automation and intelligent machines as competitors with humans for employment in the labor marketplace. Peter Coclanis will explore the effects and future of global outsourcing of […]

Carolina Choir and Chamber Singers

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Location: James and Susan Moeser Auditorium in Hill Hall

Cost: 5 - 10

Contact: UNC Music Department

Description: The Carolina Choir and Chamber Singers, both under the direction of Professor Susan Klebanow, will perform the music of Rachmaninoff, Taneyev, Stravinsky, Bartok, and others in this concert. 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 door.

The Four Underwear Models of the Apocalypse

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Location: Studio 6, Swain Hall

Contact: Department of Communication

Description: UNC Department of Communication Presents The 2017 – 2018 Swain Studio 6 Performance Series   The Four Underwear Models of the Apocalypse By Rob Hamilton with choreography by Heather Tatreau November 16-19 at 8PM UNC-Chapel Hill Campus, Swain Hall, Studio 6 101 E. Cameron Avenue, Chapel Hill, NC   The Four Underwear Models of the […]