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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

Introduction to Malawi and Chichewa: A Workshop on Chichewa Language and Malawi Culture

This four-part workshop will focus on introductory Chichewa greetings and linguistics, medical interview vocabulary and cultural sensitivity in health services for students, staff and faculty of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill planning research, service or internships in Malawi. Workshop sessions cover elementary language construction, health and cultural training, as well as brief presentations on the history, geography, politics and economy of Malawi. Participants will be provided soft copies of readings and basic language material. Dinner will be…

Start: March 29, 2017 @ 5:30 pm
End: March 29, 2017 @ 7:30 pm
Venue: Beard Hall, Room 116
Address:
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 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

Introduction to Malawi and Chichewa: A Workshop on Chichewa Language and Malawi Culture

This four-part workshop will focus on introductory Chichewa greetings and linguistics, medical interview vocabulary and cultural sensitivity in health services for students, staff and faculty of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill planning research, service or internships in Malawi. Workshop sessions cover elementary language construction, health and cultural training, as well as brief presentations on the history, geography, politics and economy of Malawi. Participants will be provided soft copies of readings and basic language material. Dinner will be…

Start: March 30, 2017 @ 5:30 pm
End: March 30, 2017 @ 7:30 pm
Venue: Beard Hall, Room 116
Address:
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

March 30, 2017 - April 1, 2017

Culinary Nationalism in Asia

Join the Department of History at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill for a conference titled “Culinary Nationalism in Asia.” Keynote speakers will be James Watson of Harvard University and Priscilla Parkhurst Ferguson of Columbia University. A number of panelists from UNC-Chapel Hill and from universities across Asia will also participate. The conference will include a free public film screening of The Search for General Tso, followed by a Q&A session with director Ian Cheney. For more information, and to…

Start: March 30, 2017 @ 7:00 pm
End: April 1, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
Venue: Location Varies

Daniel Sayers, ‘A Desolate Place for a Defiant People: The Archaeology of Maroons, Indigenous Americans and Enslaved Laborers in the Great Dismal Swamp’

In the 250 years before the Civil War, the Great Dismal Swamp of Virginia and North Carolina was a brutal landscape – 2,000 square miles of undeveloped and unforgiving wetlands, peat bogs, impenetrable foliage and dangerous creatures. It was also a protective refuge for marginalized individuals, including Native Americans, African-American maroons, free African Americans and outcast Europeans. In the first thorough archaeological examination of this unique region, Daniel Sayers exposes and unravels the complex social and economic systems developed by…

Start: March 30, 2017 @ 7:00 pm
End: March 30, 2017 @ 9:00 pm
Venue: Sonja Haynes Stone Center
Phone: 919.962.9001
Address:
150 South Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

March 31, 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: March 31, 2017 @ 3:00 pm
End: March 31, 2017 @ 4:00 pm
Venue: Dey Hall, Room 413
Address:
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

Sounds of Kolachi on Stage

Like an Indian Ocean blast from the seaport mega-city it calls home, the new 10-piece supergroup of vocalists and instrumentalists from Karachi (formerly known as Kolachi) blurs raga and western harmony, counterpoint and South Asian melodic lines, all without losing the groove. In this instantly listenable ensemble, South Asian classical instruments like the sitar and bowed sarangi are on equal footing with electric guitar and rock rhythm section. Guiding the journey, composer, theorist and singer Ahsan Bari spins outrageous, bluesy,…

Start: March 31, 2017 @ 8:00 pm
End: March 31, 2017 @ 9:00 pm
Venue: Memorial Hall
Address:
114 E. Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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