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January 2021

Virtual: Clouding: Shape and Sign in Asian Art

January 20, 2021 - February 13, 2022
Ackland Art Museum, 101 S. Columbia St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

From January 20, 2021-February 13, 2022, the Ackland Art Museum will be exhibiting a year-long installation that explores the diverse forms and functions of clouds in the arts of Asia. This exhibition will juxtapose works of art in different media and from different time periods spanning the Bronze Age to the present. Clouds have long held a significant place in human imagination and thought. Clouds elude straightforward perceptual and symbolic identification. The diversity of forms of clouds in Asian arts…

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April 2021

Virtual: Ambassador John Tefft, ‘Russia and the Biden Administration’

April 20 at 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm

Diplomatic and Security Challenges and the Near Abroad UNC-Chapel Hill will host Ambassador John Tefft for the expert talk, “Russia and the Biden Administration,” at 12:15 p.m. on Tuesday, April 20, 2021.  Ambassador Tefft, former U.S. ambassador to the Russian Federation, Lithuania, Georgia and Ukraine, will focus on Russia’s near abroad policy and the implications of Russia’s increased military and diplomatic power on the international stage. Ambassador Deborah McCarthy, senior fellow at Harvard University and member of the board of directors at the American Academy…

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Virtual: The Rise and Fall of Empathy: Cuban-US Relations 2000-2020

April 20 at 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Join the Latin American Studies course 350: The United States and Latin America for a guest lecture on U.S.-Cuba relations from emeritus professor of international relations and history at American University, Philip Brenner. This presentation is open to the public. Register for the lecture.

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Virtual: Study Abroad 101 Information Session

April 20 at 4:00 pm - 4:45 pm

Ready to get started on your study abroad journey? The first step is to join the UNC Study Abroad team for a Study Abroad 101 Information Session! In this session, one of UNC’s study abroad advisors will cover general information that will help guide you through the next steps to study abroad, including the application process, funding and financial aid info, credits and more! Join this information session or navigate to and use Meeting ID 99726865661 More info about Where to…

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Virtual: ‘Black Feminisms and Black Geographies: The Possibilities for Disaster and Climate Change Research with Fayola Jacobs’

April 21 at 12:30 pm - 1:45 pm

The Carolina Climate Equity Commons at UNC-Chapel Hill will present “Black Feminisms and Black Geographies: The Possibilities for Disaster and Climate Change Research” with Fayola Jacobs on April 21 at 12:30 p.m. Access to the Zoom link for this event Fayola Jacobs is an assistant professor at the Hubert H. Humphrey School of Public Affairs at the University of Minnesota. In this talk, she will discuss Black geographies and Black feminisms as potentially useful lenses for urban planning research on…

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Virtual: Asia Week: Southeast Asian Languages Workshops

April 21 at 8:00 pm - April 24 at 5:00 pm

Join the Carolina Asia Center as part of Asia Week for workshops in Bahasa Indonesia, Thai, Vietnamese and Tagalog. Bahasa Indonesia Tuesday, April 20 | 8 p.m. Thai Wednesday, April 21 | 8 p.m. Vietnamese Thursday, April 22 | 8 p.m. Tagalog Friday, April 23 | 4 p.m. Register for a workshop.

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Virtual: Brown Bag German Language Lunch

April 22 at 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

featuring Christina Weiler, teaching assistant professor of German Interested in polishing or refreshing your foreign language speaking skills in a warm and welcoming virtual environment? Bring your own brown bag lunch to any computer, tablet, or smartphone, and join UNC faculty discussion leaders for a lunch over Zoom chat where participants are encouraged to speak only in a foreign language. All participants will receive a short foreign language article prior to the lunch that will serve as the foundation for our discussion. Language Lunches take…

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Virtual: Kaffeestunde (German Coffee Conversation Hour)

April 22 at 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until May 6, 2021

Join UNC German Club for Kaffee und Konversationen via Zoom. All levels are welcome and encouraged to come practice their language skills. Thursdays 12:30-1:30 Find out more about the UNC German Club.

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Virtual: Study Abroad General Advising, Credit Transfer and Financial Aid Drop-In Hours

April 22 at 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until May 6, 2021

Have a quick question about study abroad, navigating the website or financial aid? Meet with the Study Abroad Office virtually on Zoom during Drop-In Hours to ask general questions that might not require a 20 minute advising appointment. For questions about your study abroad credits or the credit transfer process in general, please visit the Study Abroad website to review the credit transfer process. If you have further questions, meet virtually on Zoom during the Drop-In Hours to ask one…

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Virtual: ‘Teaching about the Middle East through Underreported Stories with the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting’

April 22 at 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

This session with the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting on April 22 at 5:00 p.m. will explore reporting on the MENA region and curricular resources that can be used to connect underreported news stories to the classroom. It will outline ways to engage students in global issues through journalism, develop media literacy, encourage critical thinking about the MENA region, and connect with a journalist for a conversation about their experience reporting from the Middle East. For more information and registration…

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