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August 22, 2017 - December 8, 2017

‘Image of Ukraine,’ Exhibition

Image of Ukraine: Exploring Ukrainian Culture through Embroidery and Painting features Vyshyvka (Ukrainian embroidery) and paintings by local Ukrainian artist, Olena Zintchouk, in the style of Petrykivka (a Ukrainian style of painting). Interviews with the Ukrainian community in North Carolina help provide a local context, illustrating how well-known forms of a folk art can be adapted to new settings and help maintain cultural traditions and identity. Image of Ukraine will be on display at the FedEx Global Education Center from August 22…

Start: August 22, 2017
End: December 8, 2017
Venue: FedEx Global Education Center
Phone: +1.919.962.2435
Address:
301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

August 22, 2017 - December 8, 2017

‘Image of Ukraine (Образ України),’ Exhibition

“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 of traditions central to the lives of Ukrainian families both in North Carolina and Ukraine. Included in the exhibition are numerous examples of traditional embroidery…

Start: August 22, 2017 @ 8:00 am
End: December 8, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
Venue: FedEx Global Education Center
Phone: +1.919.962.2435
Address:
301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

‘Long Is the Road’ (Germany, 1948)

Long Is the Road is the first feature film to represent the Holocaust from a Jewish perspective. Made by and about Jewish displaced persons, the film was shot on location at Landsberg, the largest displaced persons camp in U.S.-occupied Germany. Effectively mixing neorealist and expressionist styles, the film follows a Polish Jew (played by Israel Becker, one of the founders of the first professional Yiddish theater company in postwar Germany) and his family from the thriving Jewish community of prewar Warsaw…

Start: August 22, 2017 @ 6:00 pm
End: August 22, 2017 @ 8:00 pm
Venue: FedEx Global Education Center, Nelson Mandela Auditorium
Phone: +1.919.962.2435
Address:
301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

‘Long is the Road,’ (Germany, 1948)

Long is the Road is the first feature film to represent the Holocaust from a Jewish perspective. Made by and about Jewish displaced persons, the film was shot on location at Landsberg, the largest camp of displaced persons in U.S.-occupied Germany. Effectively mixing neorealist and expressionist styles, the film follows a Polish Jew (played by Israel Becker, one of the founders of the first professional Yiddish theater company in postwar Germany) and his family from the thriving Jewish community of…

Start: August 22, 2017 @ 6:00 pm
End: August 22, 2017 @ 7:30 pm
Venue: FedEx Global Education Center, Nelson Mandela Auditorium
Phone: +1.919.962.2435
Address:
301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

August 24, 2017

Phillips Ambassadors Info Session

First information session of the year to learn all about the Phillips Ambassador Program! Learn how you can study abroad in Asia. All majors welcome. To learn more, visit the website.

Start: August 24, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
End: August 24, 2017 @ 6:00 pm
Venue: FedEx Global Education Center, DeBerry Board Room 3009
Phone: +1.919.962.2435
Address:
301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

August 28, 2017

Memorial Service for Rula Quawas, 1960-2017

Please join the Carolina Center for the Study of the Middle East and Muslim Civilizations for a memorial service for Rula Quawas, professor of American Literature in the Department of English at the University of Jordan. Quawas, an accomplished scholar and champion for women’s rights in the Arab World, maintained close ties with the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where she mentored students and collaborated with faculty on a number of projects. Friends, colleagues and former students of Quawas…

Start: August 28, 2017 @ 4:00 pm
End: August 28, 2017 @ 6:00 pm
Venue: FedEx Global Education Center, Room 4003
Phone: +1.919.962.2435
Address:
301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

August 29, 2017

‘The Future of Infrastructure Investment,’ Panel Discussion

Please join the Center for European Studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, the Atlantic Council’s Global Business & Economics Program and the Delegation of the European Union to the United States for a timely public panel discussion on how to increase infrastructure investment in the United States. Rebuilding the United States is a central component of the Trump administration’s economic agenda. The discussion will focus on the administration’s current plan to spend $200 billion to spur private investment with…

Start: August 29, 2017 @ 5:30 pm
End: August 29, 2017 @ 7:00 pm
Venue: FedEx Global Education Center, Nelson Mandela Auditorium
Phone: +1.919.962.2435
Address:
301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

September 6, 2017

Global Hangout

Meet new friends from North Carolina and around the world in this highly interactive, fun-filled fest! This event includes international music, free appetizers, activities and prizes. The prizes include two tickets to see a global performance with Carolina Performing Arts. All undergraduate students are invited to attend.

Start: September 6, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
End: September 6, 2017 @ 6:30 pm
Venue: FedEx Global Education Center, Florence and James Peacock Atrium
Phone: +1.919.962.2435
Address:
301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

September 13, 2017

Discussion with Shane Stephens

Consul General Shane Stephens assumed his post in Atlanta in July 2015 as the second Irish Consul General for the U.S. Southeastern region. Since joining Ireland’s Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade in 2001, Stephens has served at Ireland’s Embassies to Tanzania, the Holy See, the European Union, Nigeria and Malaysia. Topics of discussion will include foreign relations and business collaborations between Ireland, the United States and North Carolina.

Start: September 13, 2017 @ 5:30 pm
End: September 13, 2017 @ 7:00 pm
Venue: FedEx Global Education Center, Nelson Mandela Auditorium
Phone: +1.919.962.2435
Address:
301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

September 14, 2017

‘Image of Ukraine,’ Opening Reception

Image of Ukraine: Exploring Ukrainian Culture through Embroidery and Painting features Vyshyvka (Ukrainian embroidery) and paintings by local Ukrainian artist, Olena Zintchouk, in the style of Petrykivka (a Ukrainian style of painting). Interviews with the Ukrainian community in North Carolina help provide a local context, illustrating how well-known forms of a folk art can be adapted to new settings and help maintain cultural traditions and identity. A free public reception celebrating the exhibition will take place on September 14 beginning…

Start: September 14, 2017 @ 5:30 pm
End: September 14, 2017 @ 7:00 pm
Venue: FedEx Global Education Center
Phone: +1.919.962.2435
Address:
301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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