March 16, 2017 - June 11, 2017
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill took on the role of educating the people of North Carolina about World War I. The Bureau of Extension, formed in 1913, published informational pamphlets and sent faculty lecturers across the state. These activities reflected the public service ethos promoted by UNC-Chapel Hill’s new president, Edward Kidder Graham, and became policy for the University in the years to come. This exhibition uses photographs, documents and other artifacts to recall how the Carolina…
March 28, 2017
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…
March 29, 2017
Thinking about studying abroad? Interested in France? Come to this general information session to learn more about study abroad opportunities with a focus on programs in France.
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,…
Thinking about studying abroad? Interested in Northern or Central Europe? This session will cover the basics of how you can expand your campus experience, with a focus on programs in the following countries: Austria, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Hungary, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Russia and Sweden.
March 30, 2017
Thinking about studying abroad? Interested in England, Scotland or Ireland? Come to this general information session to learn more about study abroad opportunities with a focus on programs in the UK and Ireland.
Boris Ruge, the German Embassy in Washington’s minister and deputy chief of mission, will discuss the future of the transatlantic relationship. All are invited to attend and participate. Join the Center for European Studies for a coffee hour at 4:30 p.m., and Ruge’s public lecture at 5:30 p.m.
March 31, 2017
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!
April 3, 2017
Interested in polishing or refreshing your German language 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…
Practice your German over coffee and treats. All skill levels are welcome!