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February 21, 2017

Kawiarenka: Polish Conversation Hour

Students of all levels are welcome to join to practice Polish and meet other Polish speakers on campus. This event is bring-your-own coffee, but cookies will be available!

Start: February 21, 2017 @ 1:00 pm
End: February 21, 2017 @ 2:00 pm
Venue: Dey Hall, Room 413
Address:
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

Asia Week 2017: Southeast Asian Language Workshop

Learn Vietnamese, Thai and Bahasa Indonesia in free, three-part workshops at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Bahasa Indonesia will be taught by Margie Secord, Thai will be taught by Rungsima Kullapat Lefferts and Vietnamese will be taught by Eric Henry. These workshops are free and open to the public. Refreshments will be provided. Space is limited, so please register in advance.

Start: February 21, 2017 @ 5:30 pm
End: February 21, 2017 @ 7:30 pm
Venue: FedEx Global Education Center
Phone: +1.919.962.2435
Address:
301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

‘Wars and Veterans,’ Panel Discussion

Please join Persian Studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill for panel on the variety of lived experiences and literary expressions of the Iran-Iraq War with moderator Brian Gibbs. Amir Khadem, a doctoral candidate in comparative literature at University of Alberta, will present “The Evil Benevolence of War in Iranian Sacred Defense Literature.” Using examples from the pro-state Iranian literature during and after the 1980-88 war against Iraq, this talk will offer an analysis of the narrative schemes and thematic…

Start: February 21, 2017 @ 6:00 pm
End: February 21, 2017 @ 7:30 pm
Venue: FedEx Global Education Center
Phone: +1.919.962.2435
Address:
301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

February 24, 2017

Попойка: Russian Conversation Hour

Students of all levels are welcome to join to practice Russian, enjoy tea and cookies and make new friends! The group meets every Friday from 3 to 4 p.m. in Dey Hall, Room 413.

Start: February 24, 2017 @ 3:00 pm
End: February 24, 2017 @ 4:00 pm
Venue: Dey Hall, Room 413
Address:
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

February 25, 2017

Asia Week 2017: Asian Culture Festival

Join the Carolina Asia Center for the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s first ever Asian Culture Festival. The Carolina Asia Center, Pi Alpha Phi Asian Interest Fraternity, the Asian Students Association and Sangam are proud to present this celebration of Asia for the campus community. The festival will include tables, activities, presentations, workshops and dances from 15 of UNC’s more than 40 Asia-related student organizations. Don’t miss this unprecedented showcase of Asia-related activities at UNC. This event is…

Start: February 25, 2017 @ 11:00 am
End: February 25, 2017 @ 4:00 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

February 27, 2017

German Language Lunch

Interested in polishing or refreshing your German speaking skills in a warm and welcoming environment? Join University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill faculty discussion leaders, including Inga Pollman, an assistant professor in German, at Weathervane restaurant in Chapel Hill for a lunch where participants are encouraged to speak only in German. All participants will receive a short German-language article prior to the lunch that will serve as the foundation for discussion. Language Lunches take place from noon to 1:30…

Start: February 27, 2017 @ 12:00 pm
End: February 27, 2017 @ 1:30 pm
Venue: Weathervane
Phone: 919.929.9466
Address:
201 S. Estes Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
Cost: 20

Yoga in the Galleries

Take a break from your day and explore the world of yoga in the beautiful Ackland Art Museum. Each hour-long session offered by registered yoga teacher Joanne Marshall will let you practice a series of gentle yoga poses inspired by the art in the gallery. Beginners are welcome. Yoga mats are provided. Wear comfortable clothing that will allow you to stretch. Sessions are free for Ackland members and $5 per session for all others. Register online for the classes of your…

Start: February 27, 2017 @ 12:00 pm
End: February 27, 2017 @ 1:00 pm
Venue: Ackland Art Museum
Phone: +1.919.966.5736
Address:
101 S. Columbia St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

Global Projects Showcase Lunch

Want to travel next summer? Looking to fund your global project? Enjoy a showcase of students’ research, experiences and travel stories from a variety of fields and global destinations. Learn more about past international summer projects the Center for Global Initiatives has funded from the students themselves. Lunch will be provided. See the full schedule of spring GPS events.

Start: February 27, 2017 @ 12:20 pm
End: February 27, 2017 @ 1:20 pm
Venue: Frank Porter Graham Student Union, Room 3102

Tai Chi in the Galleries

Register for tai chi in the galleries, inspired by the renowned Asian art collections at the Ackland Art Museum. Tai chi is a Chinese movement practice known to reduce pain and improve your mental and physical balance and well-being. The classes are taught by Joanne Marshall, a certified yoga and tai chi instructor. More information about tai chi can be found at the Tai Chi for Health Institute website. This class uses gentle Sun Style tai chi routines that are…

Start: February 27, 2017 @ 1:00 pm
End: February 27, 2017 @ 2:00 pm
Venue: Ackland Art Museum
Phone: +1.919.966.5736
Address:
101 S. Columbia St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

Kaffeestunde: German Conversation Hour

Practice your German over coffee and treats! All skill levels are welcome!

Start: February 27, 2017 @ 2:00 pm
End: February 27, 2017 @ 3:00 pm
Venue: Dey Hall, Room 413
Address:
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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