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September 6, 2017

Discussion and Book Signing with Moustafa Bayoumi

Join Moustafa Bayoumi, author of the 2017 Carolina Summer Reading selection, How Does it Feel to Be a Problem? Being Young and Arab in America, for insight into the book and where the characters are today. Hear his stories of what living in America post-September 11 was like and often still is for many Arab-Americans today. Get your copy of How Does it Feel to Be a Problem? Being Young and Arab in America autographed by the author after his…

Start: September 6, 2017 @ 6:00 pm
End: September 6, 2017 @ 7:30 pm
Venue: Memorial Hall
Address:
114 E. Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

September 7, 2017

UNC Study Abroad Fair

The Study Abroad Fair has representatives from all over the world, study abroad staff and past study abroad students available to answer your questions about studying almost anywhere in the world! Come and see how you can join the #Heelsabroad network! Please come prepared with questions. For more information, please visit the event page.

Start: September 7, 2017 @ 10:00 am
End: September 7, 2017 @ 3:00 pm
Venue: Frank Porter Graham Student Union, The Great Hall
Phone: +1.919.962.2285
Address:
Corner of South and Raleigh Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

Jojo Abot on Stage

It’s hard to pin the Ghanaian-born Jojo Abot to just one medium; she is equally at home in music, poetry, film, photography, fashion and performance art. She uses all of these forms (and more) in combination in her current overarching project “Fyfya Wato,” which she defines as New Birth/New Discovery. Through it, she aims to explore the shared identities that exist beyond the conventional bias of color, race, class or sexual orientation, using self as a tool for discovery. On…

Start: September 7, 2017 @ 7:30 pm
End: September 7, 2017 @ 9:00 pm
Venue: Memorial Hall
Address:
114 E. Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

September 11, 2017

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 choice.

Start: September 11, 2017 @ 12:00 pm
End: September 11, 2017 @ 1:00 pm
Venue: Ackland Art Museum
Phone: +1.919.966.5736
Address:
101 S. Columbia St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

Tai Chi in the Galleries

Register for Tai Chi in the Galleries, an event 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…

Start: September 11, 2017 @ 1:00 pm
End: September 11, 2017 @ 2:00 pm
Venue: Ackland Art Museum
Phone: +1.919.966.5736
Address:
101 S. Columbia St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

Kenneth Marcus, ‘Human Rights and Anti-Semitism in the Current Climate’

Kenneth L. Marcus is founding president and general counsel of the Louis D. Brandeis Center for Human Rights Under Law and author of The Definition of Anti-Semitism and Jewish Identity and Civil Rights in America. In 2012, Marcus was named to the “Forward 50,” the Jewish Daily Forward’s listing of the “American Jews who made the most significant impact on the news in the past year.” During his public service career, Marcus served as staff director at the United States…

Start: September 11, 2017 @ 7:30 pm
End: September 11, 2017 @ 9:00 pm
Venue: Genome Science Building, Auditorium G200
Address:
250 Bell Tower Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

September 13, 2017

Graham Allison, ‘Are the US and China Destined for War?’

Graham Allison, a noted political scientist and an expert in U.S. national security and defense, will be on campus in September to discuss “Are the U.S. and China Destined for War?” Allison’s topic for the tenth annual Thomas Willis Lambeth Distinguished Lecture in Public Policy also is the subject of his latest book, Destined for War: Can America and China Escape Thucydides’s Trap? The lecture, which begins at 5 p.m. Sept. 13 in Hill Hall, is open at no charge to the public.…

Start: September 13, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
End: September 13, 2017 @ 6:30 pm
Venue: Hill Hall Auditorium
Phone: +1.919.962.1039
Address:
145 E. Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

September 14, 2017

Designer Ignacio Cadena, “Los Trompos”

Join the Ackland Museum for a public talk by Mexican designer Ignacio Cadena, co-designer of Los Trompos, the colorful, kinetic, larger-than-life spinning tops that have activated the Ackland’s facade and other locations across the UNC-Chapel Hill campus throughout the spring and summer. Ignacio Cadena’s collaborative designs explore the boundaries between art and science. His work is a result of collaborations and explorations in different fields: installation, painting, graphic design, photography, sculpture, film, video, marketing, architecture, and industrial design. Cadena´s work has been…

Start: September 14, 2017 @ 4:00 pm
End: September 14, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
Venue: Ackland Art Museum
Phone: +1.919.966.5736
Address:
101 S. Columbia St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

September 19, 2017

DACA Info Night

Carolina Student Legal Services is pleased to partner with immigration attorney Jack Rockers of Hatch Rockers Law Firm in Durham, N.C., who will share information and answer questions about changes in DACA. This event is open to all, students and non-students. For further information, please contact Carolina Student Legal Services at 919.962.1303 or email Fran Muse.

Start: September 19, 2017 @ 6:00 pm
End: September 19, 2017 @ 7:00 pm
Venue: Bingham Hall, Room 103
Address:
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

September 20, 2017

Sonja Haynes Stone Memorial Lecture: Edwidge Danticat

On September 20, the Sonja Haynes Stone Center will host award-winning author and activist Edwidge Danticat. Danticat will deliver the 25th Annual Stone Memorial Lecture. Danticat, a Haitian-American novelist, is the author of numerous books, including Claire of the Sea Light, a New York Times notable book; Brother, I’m Dying, a National Book Critics Circle Award winner and National Book Award finalist; Breath, Eyes, Memory, an Oprah Book Club selection; Krik? Krak!, a National Book Award finalist; The Farming of Bones, an American Book Award winner;…

Start: September 20, 2017 @ 7:00 pm
End: September 20, 2017 @ 8:30 pm
Venue: Sonja Haynes Stone Center
Phone: 919.962.9001
Address:
150 South Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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