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January 26, 2017 - April 24, 2017

Philemona Williamson, ‘La Sombra y el Espiritu V: The Beautiful Somewhere – The Work of Philemona Williamson’

The Sonja Haynes Stone Center’s Robert and Sallie Brown Gallery and Museum will host celebrated artist Philemona Williamson for an exhibition entitled La Sombra y el Espiritu V: The Beautiful Somewhere – The Work of Philemona Williamson. Williamson, a native New Yorker, currently resides and works in Upper Montclair, New Jersey and has a studio in Bloomfield, New Jersey. Her work has been shown in many one-person and group exhibitions throughout the U.S. and abroad, including the IV Bienal Internacional de Pintura in Cuenca, Ecuador, in…

Start: January 26, 2017 @ 8:00 am
End: April 24, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
Venue: Sonja Haynes Stone Center
Phone: 919.962.9001
150 South Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

March 23, 2017 - March 26, 2017

2017 SECOLAS Conference: ‘Between Revolution and Rapprochement in the Americas’

The Consortium in Latin American and Caribbean Studies’ annual conference for 2017 will be integrated into and form part of the 64th annual meeting of the Southeastern Council of Latin American Studies (SECOLAS), to be hosted by the Consortium at Duke University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The Consortium is inviting Duke-UNC proposals for panels that will be incorporated into the larger 2017 SECOLAS program. More information about speakers and scheduling can be found on the conference website.

Start: March 23, 2017 @ 8:00 am
End: March 26, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
Venue: Location Varies

March 28, 2017 - March 29, 2017

2017 Latin America and North Carolina Seminar

North Carolina’s Latino population has grown 136 percent since 2000, according to the most recent Pew Research Center survey. World View’s Latin America and North Carolina seminar will help educators address the unique opportunities this brings to North Carolina classrooms. Delve into the history, politics, arts and culture of Latin America and learn about model programs for understanding and supporting Latino students and families. For a full schedule of speakers and to register, visit the event website.

Start: March 28, 2017 @ 8:00 am
End: March 29, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
Venue: William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education
Phone: +1.919.962.3000
100 Friday Center Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27517 United States

March 29, 2017

‘More than One Story, Más de una Historia,’ Reception and Exhibition Viewing

Join students, farmworkers and organizers from Student Action with Farmworkers (SAF) on March 29 in Davis Library at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill for a bilingual event celebrating More than One Story | Más de una historia. This exhibition of 48 photographs marks SAF’s 25-year partnership between farmworkers and students in the Southeast. Following a reception and exhibition viewing, participants will move to the Research Hub on the second floor of Davis Library to hear personal stories…

Start: March 29, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
End: March 29, 2017 @ 6:45 pm
Venue: Walter Royal Davis Library
Phone: 919.962.1053
208 Raleigh Street
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

March 31, 2017

Study Abroad 101 Info Session: Spain and Latin America

Thinking about studying abroad? Interested in Spain or Latin America? Come to this general information session to learn more about study abroad opportunities with a focus on programs in Spain or Latin America!

Start: March 31, 2017 @ 2:00 pm
End: March 31, 2017 @ 2:30 pm
Venue: FedEx Global Education Center, Room 2008
Phone: +1.919.962.2435
301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

April 20, 2017

Paulette Ramsay, ‘Afro-Mexican Constructions of Diaspora, Gender, Identity and Nation’

Paulette Ramsay’s study analyses cultural and literary material produced by Afro-Mexicans on the Costa Chica de Guerrero y Oaxaca, Mexico, to undermine and overturn claims of mestizaje or Mexican homogeneity. This reading and discussion is sponsored by the Sonja Haynes Stone Center at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Start: April 20, 2017 @ 3:30 pm
End: April 20, 2017 @ 4:30 pm
Venue: Bull's Head Bookshop
Phone: +1.919.962.7392
207 South Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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