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April 2017

Dialogues Seminar: ‘Russia: Then and Now’

April 29, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
FedEx Global Education Center, 301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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Historian Donald Raleigh will consider the background to and course of Russia’s February Revolution of 1917, which ended 300 years of Romanov rule, and the October Revolution, which brought the Bolsheviks to power and gave rise to the world’s first socialist state. Aaron Hale-Dorrell will examine contemporary Russia in light of past revolutions. Shaped by the revolutionary changes wrought by the Revolutions of 1917, today’s Russia also reflects the influence of transformations during the Soviet period and the era of…

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May 2017

French Language Lunch

May 1, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Weathervane, 201 S. Estes Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Interested in polishing or refreshing your French language speaking skills in a warm and welcoming environment? Join University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill faculty discussion leaders including Jessica Tanner, assistant professor of French, at Weathervane restaurant in Chapel Hill for a lunch where participants are encouraged to speak only in French. All participants will receive a short French-language article prior to the lunch that will serve as the foundation for discussion. Language Lunches take place from noon to 1:30…

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Humanities Happy Hour: ‘Scottish Highland Heritage in the Carolinas: From Emigration to Outlander’

May 17, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Back Bar, Top of the Hill, 100 East Franklin Street, #3
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Join Michael Newton, technology lead for the Carolina Digital Humanities Initiative, at Top of the Hill’s Back Bar from 6 to 7 p.m. on May 17 for Humanities Happy Hour. During this free casual event, Newton will discuss Scottish culture and heritage in North Carolina. Come raise a glass with one of Carolina’s finest faculty. Free snacks and a little bit of knowledge! This event is sponsored by the Program in the Humanities at the University of North Carolina at Chapel…

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