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October 25, 2019 - January 19, 2020

‘The Light That Illuminates the Darkness: Drawings of Italian Interiors,’ Exhibition

The contrast between light and dark has captivated artists for centuries, providing a powerful means of expression in any composition. This Focus on the Peck Collection installation features three artists that went south to Italy to experience its long history, warm atmosphere and unique light. Although active during different periods, they each employed a similar use of wash, or diluted ink, to consider how light transforms a space, whether in the shaded inner confines of a large vault, a narrow…

Start: October 25, 2019
End: January 19, 2020
Venue: Ackland Art Museum
Phone: +1.919.966.5736
Address:
101 S. Columbia St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

January 8, 2020 - July 10, 2020

2020 Carolina Global Photography Exhibition

View photography from around the world in this exhibition featuring work by University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill alumni, faculty, staff and students. The exhibition will open January 8 and run through July 10, 2020 at the FedEx Global Education Center. All photography on display was submitted as part of UNC-Chapel Hill’s 20th annual Carolina Global Photography Competition. The judges’ committee selected winning photographs with special consideration given to images that are distinctive and embrace a new perspective. Photographs…

Start: January 8, 2020
End: July 10, 2020
Venue: FedEx Global Education Center
Phone: +1.919.962.2435
Address:
301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

January 22, 2020

Study Abroad Credit Transfer Drop-In Hours

Have a quick question about your study abroad credits or the credit transfer process in general? Please visit the Study Abroad Office website to review the credit transfer process. If you have further questions, please come by during credit transfer drop-in hours to ask a credit transfer specialist quick questions.

Start: January 22, 2020 @ 2:00 pm
End: January 22, 2020 @ 3:00 pm
Venue: FedEx Global Education Center, Room 2009
Address:
301 Pittsboro Street
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

Study Abroad 101 Information Session

Ready to get started on your study abroad journey? The first step is to join the Study Abroad Office for one of our Study Abroad 101 information sessions! In this session, one of our 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! Visit the Study Abroad Office website for more information.

Start: January 22, 2020 @ 2:15 pm
End: January 22, 2020 @ 3:15 pm
Venue: Frank Porter Graham Student Union, Room 3209
Phone: +1.919.962.2285
Address:
Corner of South and Raleigh Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

Betraying Big Brother: The Feminist Awakening in China

On the eve of International Women’s Day in 2015, the Chinese government arrested five feminist activists and jailed them for 37 days. The Feminist Five became a global cause célèbre, with Hillary Clinton speaking out on their behalf, and activists inundating social media with #FreetheFive messages. But the Feminist Five are only symbols of a much larger feminist movement of university students, labor activists, civil rights lawyers, performance artists and online warriors that is prompting an unprecedented awakening among China’s…

Start: January 22, 2020 @ 5:30 pm
End: January 22, 2020 @ 8:00 pm
Venue: FedEx Global Education Center, Florence and James Peacock Atrium
Phone: +1.919.962.2435
Address:
301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

Ethical Concerns and Global Research: Contemporary Europe in Focus

This student panel will explore ethical concerns related to global research. Research has historically been framed as the production of new knowledge. But what happens when researchers based in one region are producing knowledge about another? What’s the impact of interviewing research subjects across different regions and presenting the collected information in different social, political and cultural contexts? How should the information be framed and used? Student researchers will relate how they have negotiated these questions in their own research…

Start: January 22, 2020 @ 6:00 pm
End: January 22, 2020 @ 7:15 pm
Venue: FedEx Global Education Center, Room 1005
Phone: +1.919.962.2435
Address:
301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

January 23, 2020

Study Abroad Financial Aid Drop-In Hours

Planning to study abroad but haven’t decided where to go? As you consider your options, it will be important to think about how you plan to pay for your experience abroad. For general questions about how financial aid works when you study abroad, drop by to ask our financial aid advisor. If you already have a specific program in mind and would like detailed information about your financial aid eligibility, please schedule a financial aid advising appointment.

Start: January 23, 2020 @ 10:00 am
End: January 23, 2020 @ 12:30 pm
Venue: FedEx Global Education Center, Room 2009
Address:
301 Pittsboro Street
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

Study Abroad General Advising Drop-In Hours

Have a quick question about study abroad or navigating the website? Stop in during the Study Abroad Office’s drop-in hours to ask general questions that might not require a 20 minute advising appointment.

Start: January 23, 2020 @ 2:00 pm
End: January 23, 2020 @ 3:00 pm
Venue: FedEx Global Education Center, Room 2009
Address:
301 Pittsboro Street
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

The German Atlantic: Recovering an Invisible World

Atlantic history, the history of the great interactions that took place between Europe, Africa and the Americas, has emerged since the 1980s as a dynamic field of study that has generated its own programs, textbooks, essay collections, book prizes and online list-serve. The German presence in the Atlantic world remains largely hidden because of the absence of a German nation state before 1871. Settlers, merchants, mining engineers, missionaries and scientific travelers from the German lands did not fly under a…

Start: January 23, 2020 @ 5:00 pm
End: January 23, 2020 @ 7:00 pm
Venue: FedEx Global Education Center, Room 4003
Phone: +1.919.962.2435
Address:
301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

GSDI Michael Sherraden Lecture Series: Arun Sundararaja, ‘The Sharing Economy’

The GSDI Michael Sherraden Lecture Series welcomes professor Arun Sundararaja to campus for a reception and book signing followed by a lecture on the sharing economy, the fourth industrial revolution, and the global future of work. In his talk, Sundararajan will explain the basics of crowd-based capitalism and highlight the important policy choices and possible new directions for self-regulatory organizations, labor law, and funding our social safety net. 5:45-6:30 p.m. Reception & Book Signing 6:30-8:00 p.m. Lecture by Arun Sundararajan…

Start: January 23, 2020 @ 5:45 pm
End: January 23, 2020 @ 8:00 pm
Venue: FedEx Global Education Center, Nelson Mandela Auditorium
Phone: +1.919.962.2435
Address:
301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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