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December 21, 2016 - May 13, 2018

‘Color Across Asia’ Exhibition

Color Across Asia is part of a groundbreaking re-installation of the Ackland Art Museum’s Asian galleries, presenting the museum’s acclaimed collection of art from across the continent. The larger of the Ackland’s two Asian art galleries will be reinstalled by color, enabling visitors to experience a full spectrum of cultural influence. Color Across Asia displays several millennia of the material cultures of Asia, showcasing a rich history of innovation, invention and imitation. From the pure white of Chinese kaolin clay to the rich black of Japanese…

Start: December 21, 2016 @ 8:00 am
End: May 13, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
Venue: Ackland Art Museum
Phone: +1.919.966.5736
Address:
101 S. Columbia St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

August 25, 2017 - January 7, 2018

‘South African Beadwork: Recent Acquisitions from the Collection of Norma Canelas Roth and William Roth,’ Exhibit

The Ackland recently acquired — by gift and purchase from the distinguished collection of Norma Canelas Roth and William Roth of Winter Haven, Florida — 29 fine pieces of nineteenth- and twentieth-century beadwork by peoples of the South East Cape region of what is now South Africa. Few museums can claim such rich holdings. South African beadwork is an art of vibrant colors, sophisticated patterns and varied textures. The works on view derive from three principal population groups in the…

Start: August 25, 2017
End: January 7, 2018
Venue: Ackland Art Museum
Phone: +1.919.966.5736
Address:
101 S. Columbia St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

October 6, 2017 - January 7, 2018

‘Flash of Light, Fog of War: Japanese Military Prints, 1894-1905,’ Exhibition

When modern war technologies, such as long-range ammunition, torpedoes and electric searchlights, were introduced into the First Sino-Japanese War and the Russo-Japanese War at the turn of the 20th century, Japanese printmakers documenting battle scenes skillfully adapted the centuries-old techniques of ukiyo-e (woodblock printing) to achieve altogether new atmospheric and light effects. The Ackland Art Museum’s exhibition Flash of Light, Fog of War examines how these printmakers created dynamic compositions—soldiers silhouetted against fiery pyrotechnic explosions, beams of bright white electrical light…

Start: October 6, 2017
End: January 7, 2018
Venue: Ackland Art Museum
Phone: +1.919.966.5736
Address:
101 S. Columbia St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

December 19, 2017

Study Abroad Walk-In Tuesday Credit Transfer Info Session

Have a quick question about your study abroad credits or the credit transfer process in general? Please visit the Study Abroad Office website to review the credit transfer process. If you have further questions, please stop in during Walk-In Tuesdays to ask the credit transfer specialist quick questions.

Start: December 19, 2017 @ 2:00 pm
End: December 19, 2017 @ 4:00 pm
Venue: FedEx Global Education Center, Study Abroad Office, Room 2009
Address:
301 Pittsboro Street
Chapel Hill, 27516 United States

December 20, 2017

Study Abroad Walk-In Wednesday Credit Transfer Info Session

Have a quick question about your study abroad credits or the credit transfer process in general? Please visit the Study Abroad Office website to review the credit transfer process. If you have further questions, please stop in during Walk-In Wednesdays to ask the credit transfer specialist quick questions.

Start: December 20, 2017 @ 2:00 pm
End: December 20, 2017 @ 4:00 pm
Venue: FedEx Global Education Center, Study Abroad Office, Room 2009
Address:
301 Pittsboro Street
Chapel Hill, 27516 United States

January 3, 2018 - May 13, 2018

‘Religion and Ritual,’ Exhibition

Asia is the birthplace of many of the world’s major systems of belief, and reflects the religious diversity of the planet. This installation presents the deities and artistic traditions of the world’s most populous continent, representing Buddhism, Hinduism, Islam and more. Religion and Ritual is part of a groundbreaking re-installation of the Ackland Art Museum’s Asian galleries, presenting the Museum’s acclaimed collection of art from across the continent.

Start: January 3, 2018
End: May 13, 2018
Venue: Ackland Art Museum
Phone: +1.919.966.5736
Address:
101 S. Columbia St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

January 11, 2018

International Coffee Hour

Join the Center for Global Initiatives for a monthly social hour at the EspressOasis Cafe in the FedEx Global Education Center to meet international students, staff and faculty and learn about great global and community resources. This free event happens throughout the academic year and is open to the wider University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill community, friends and family. This event is co-hosted with the Study Abroad Office.

Start: January 11, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
End: January 11, 2018 @ 6:00 pm
Venue: FedEx Global Education Center, EspressOasis Café
Phone: +1.919.962.0342
Address:
301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

January 26, 2018 - January 27, 2018

SERSAS Annual Conference, ‘African Roots: Reflections on Origins, Identities and Voices from the African Past and Present’

This is the annual conference of the South East Regional Seminar in African Studies (SERSAS) and the Southeast Africanist Network (SEAN). It is co-sponsored by the African Studies Center at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and the Center for African Studies at the University of Florida. SERSAS and SEAN pride themselves on providing an open and collegial forum for the exchange of ideas. The title of the conference is “African Roots: Reflections on Origins, Identities and Voices…

Start: January 26, 2018
End: January 27, 2018
Venue: University of Florida
Address:
Gainesville, FL 32611 United States

January 28, 2018

Karen Hagemann, ‘Memory and Emotions: The Anti-Napoleonic Wars in 19th Century Historical Novels’

In the decades following the Anti-Napoleonic Wars of 1806 to 1815, historical novels evolved into one of the most important popular media of the memories of these wars. They reached increasingly broader audiences. These readers expected both edification and entertainment from historical novels, which should address not just the mind, but also the heart. Historical novels became a ‘school of national emotions.’ They played an important role in the construction of nineteenth century Germans’ national identity, because people’s connection to a…

Start: January 28, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
End: January 28, 2018 @ 7:00 pm
Venue: Hamilton Hall, Room 569
Address:
102 Emerson Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

February 7, 2018

International Coffee Hour

Join the Center for Global Initiatives for a monthly social hour at the EspressOasis Cafe in the FedEx Global Education Center to meet international students, staff and faculty and learn about great global and community resources. This free event happens throughout the academic year and is open to the wider University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill community, friends and family. This event is co-hosted with the Writing Center and the Graduate and Professional Student Federation.

Start: February 7, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
End: February 7, 2018 @ 6:00 pm
Venue: FedEx Global Education Center, EspressOasis Café
Phone: +1.919.962.0342
Address:
301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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