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March 26, 2017

Blake Atwood, ‘Reform Cinema in Iran’

Blake Atwood of the University of Texas at Austin will discuss his book Reform Cinema in Iran in a free public program at the Art Gallery in the Frank Porter Graham Student Union at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. A selection of recent additions to the UNC Library’s Persian collection will be on view during the program. For more information, please click here or contact Liza Terll at 919.548.1203.

Start: March 26, 2017 @ 4:30 pm
End: March 26, 2017 @ 5:30 pm
Venue: Frank Porter Graham Student Union, Art Gallery
Address:
Corner of South and Raleigh Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

Astrid Eckert, ‘The Unintended Consequences of Socialism: What Ultimately Protected Nature in the GDR’

“Giftküche DDR” – the lead story of Der Spiegel in January 1990 about the GDR’s toxic legacy confirmed the worst fears about the environmental record of state socialism. Yet days before unification became official in October 1990, the only freely elected government of East Germany created five national parks, six biosphere reserves and three nature parks, putting 10 percent of its state territory under nature protection, compared to 1 percent in the West. The existence of ecologically valuable landscapes on…

Start: March 26, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
End: March 26, 2017 @ 7:00 pm
Venue: Hamilton Hall, Room 569
Address:
102 Emerson Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

March 27, 2017

Eric Naiman, ‘Missed Connections: Nabokov, Proust and the Russians’

Eric Naiman is a professor of Slavic languages and literatures and the Bernie Williams Chair in the Department of Comparative Literature at the University of California at Berkeley. He works in the fields of ideological poetics, sexuality and history, history of medicine, Soviet culture and the gothic novel. Teaching and research interests include Nabokov, Platonov, Dostoevsky and Bakhtin. His most recent publication is Nabokov, Perversely. This event is co-sponsored by the Department of Germanic and Slavic Languages and Literatures.

Start: March 27, 2017 @ 5:30 pm
End: March 27, 2017 @ 7:00 pm
Venue: Dey Hall, Toy Lounge
Address:
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

‘The Fate of the European Union,’ Panel Discussion

Join the Center for European Studies for a panel discussion on the European Union with professors Liesbet Hooghe, Gary Marks and John Stephens. Liesbet Hooghe is the W.R Kenan Distinguished Professor of Political Science at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She was educated in Belgium and received her doctorate from the University of Leuven. Gary Marks is the Burton Craige Professor of Political Science at UNC. He was educated in England and received his doctorate from Stanford University. In…

Start: March 27, 2017 @ 5:30 pm
End: March 27, 2017 @ 7:00 pm
Venue: FedEx Global Education Center, Room 4003
Phone: +1.919.962.2435
Address:
301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

March 28, 2017

Paul Corner, ‘Fascism, Populism and the European Union: Deja Vu or False Analogy?’

This lecture will look at the essential features of fascism in Europe in the twentieth century, ask if a new fascism could be a danger today and look at what a twenty-first century fascism might look like. Paul Corner is a professor of European history at the University of Siena in Italy. He completed his higher studies at the University of Cambridge and his doctorate at the University of Oxford. Corner specializes in contemporary history, in particular the history of…

Start: March 28, 2017 @ 5:30 pm
End: March 28, 2017 @ 6:30 pm
Venue: FedEx Global Education Center, Room 4003
Phone: +1.919.962.2435
Address:
301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

Christian Lundblad, ‘Globalization in Uncertain Times’

Join Kenan-Flagler Business School at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill online with award-winning Christian Lundblad and experience a sampling of the Executive MBA program firsthand. This is a webinar lecture. Brexit, protectionism and globalization are some of the forces behind the unprecedented levels of uncertainty facing business leaders today. How to navigate uncertainty amid significant political and economic changes will be explored by Lundblad, an expert in global finance, economics and political risk. He will analyze current…

Start: March 28, 2017 @ 6:00 pm
End: March 28, 2017 @ 7:00 pm
Venue: Online

March 29, 2017

Art For Lunch: Richard Langston, ‘The Painter and the Female Muse: Central European Drawings in Context, Circa 1900’

This lecture is presented as part of the Art for Lunch series by the Ackland Art Museum. The Ackland invites members of the University community and friends of the Ackland to enjoy an hour of inspiration and information about works of art currently on view at the Ackland. Bring a bag lunch or pre-order a boxed lunch from Jason’s Deli that will be waiting for you at the museum! Order your lunch when you register online ($9 payable by cash,…

Start: March 29, 2017 @ 12:20 pm
End: March 29, 2017 @ 1:20 pm
Venue: Ackland Art Museum
Phone: +1.919.966.5736
Address:
101 S. Columbia St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

‘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
Address:
208 Raleigh Street
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

Public Health Leaders in a Changing Global Society

This is the annual panel presented by the Public Health Leadership Student Association. Panelists include Michelle Barnes, a research public health analyst at RTI International; Rohit Ramaswamy, director of @Online Global Health Certificate and a professor in the public health leadership program; and Francesca Florey Eischen, an external collaboration associate at the Duke University Population Research Institute. Refreshments will be served. Please RSVP if you plan to attend.

Start: March 29, 2017 @ 6:00 pm
End: March 29, 2017 @ 8:00 pm
Venue: Michael Hooker Research Center, Room 01
Address:
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

March 30, 2017

Miro Haček, ‘The Political and Economic Development of Former Yugoslav Republics After the Death of Socialism’

The Center for Urban and Regional Studies and the Center for Slavic, Eurasian and East European Studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill present a brown bag lunch seminar by Miro Haček, a professor and chair policy analysis and public administration at the University of Ljubljana. Haček will discuss the political and economic development of the western Balkans in the period after 1991, when the former socialist states of Yugoslavia collapsed in the midst of civil wars and…

Start: March 30, 2017 @ 12:30 pm
End: March 30, 2017 @ 1:45 pm
Venue: New East Reading Room
Phone: 919.962.3983
Address:
205 East Cameron Avenue
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3140 United States
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