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‘Court and Capital: Art from Asia’s Greatest Cities,’ Exhibition

May 31, 2017 - December 10, 2017
Ackland Art Museum, 101 S. Columbia St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
court and capital exhibition; ackland art museum

The courts and cities of Asia were―and still are―some of the largest and most important on earth. This exhibition presents the grand customs and fashions of Asian capitals, and looks at their transition from feudal seats to modern megacities. Court and Capital is part of a groundbreaking re-installation of the Ackland Art Museum’s Asian galleries, presenting the... Read more »

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

August 25, 2017 - January 7, 2018
Ackland Art Museum, 101 S. Columbia St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

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... Read more »

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

October 6, 2017 - January 7, 2018
Ackland Art Museum, 101 S. Columbia St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

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... Read more »

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Ongoing

‘Color Across Asia’ Exhibition

December 21, 2016 @ 8:00 am - May 13, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
Ackland Art Museum, 101 S. Columbia St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

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... Read more »

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‘Image of Ukraine (Образ України),’ Exhibition

August 22, 2017 @ 8:00 am - December 8, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
FedEx Global Education Center, 301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
Embroidery owned by Maryna Kapustina.

"Image of Ukraine (Образ України): Exploring Ukrainian Culture through Embroidery and Painting" highlights two traditional Ukrainian folk art forms – vyshyvka (Ukrainian embroidery) and Petrykivka (a Ukrainian style of painting named after its city of origin). The exhibition explores Ukrainian culture through the lens of decorative folk art, delving into the history and cultural significance... Read more »

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11:00 am

Study Abroad Pit Sit

November 28, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
The Pit NC United States
Study Abroad

Interested in learning more about study abroad? Drop by and speak to one of the study abroad advisors and a peer advisor who can provide you with general information of how study abroad can enhance your collegiate experience.

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1:00 pm

Foreign Language and Area Studies Info Session

November 28, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
FedEx Global Education Center, DeBerry Board Room 3009, 301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

Foreign Language & Area Studies (FLAS) fellowships support students taking less commonly taught language and area studies coursework. This program provides both academic year and summer fellowships to graduate and undergraduate students at the intermediate level and above. For more information, visit the FLAS website.

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2:00 pm

Study Abroad Walk-in Tuesday Credit Transfer Info Session

November 28, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
FedEx Global Education Center, Study Abroad Office, Room 2009, 301 Pittsboro Street
Chapel Hill, 27516 United States

Have a quick question about your study abroad credits or the credit transfer process in general? Please visit the Study Abroad 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.

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5:30 pm

Julian Garritzmann, ‘A Loud, but Noisy Signal: Public Opinion and the Social Investment State’

November 28, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
FedEx Global Education Center, DeBerry Board Room 3009, 301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

Julian Garritzmann is a senior researcher in political science at the University of Konstanz in Germany and the University of Zurich in Switzerland. Currently, he is a visiting scholar at Duke University. Garritzmann has held visiting scholar positions at Harvard and Rutgers Universities as well. His research areas are comparative political economy, welfare state research, education and social investment policy, party politics, public... Read more »

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