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January 9, 2019 - July 12, 2019

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 9 and run through July 12, 2019 at the FedEx Global Education Center. All photography on display was submitted as part of UNC-Chapel Hill’s 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 have…

Start: January 9, 2019
End: July 12, 2019
Venue: FedEx Global Education Center
Phone: +1.919.962.2435
Address:
301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
Cost: Free

June 1, 2019 - September 15, 2019

2019-2020 Carolina Global Photography Competition

The 20th annual Carolina Global Photography Competition will be accepting submissions beginning June 1, 2019. This amateur competition, which is open to students, alumni, faculty and staff of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, showcases Carolina’s global activity, educational opportunities, research and service work. The competition will run through September 15, 2019. To commemorate the 20th anniversary of the competition and exhibition, UNC Global is adding a thematic area about celebration, focusing on “Global Celebrations and Festivals.” Submissions for…

Start: June 1, 2019 @ 12:01 am
End: September 15, 2019 @ 11:59 pm
Venue: Online

June 19, 2019

Shelly Weiner and Rachel Kizhnerman, ‘Two Hidden Children: A Holocaust Story’

Shelly Weiner was born in Rivne, Poland, and was four when Nazis invaded her town. Laws forbidding Jews from work and school were passed, and her family realized all Jews would be killed or deported to camps. A farm family in a nearby village where Weiner’s aunt lived served as hiding for 28 months on top of a barn and in an underground bunker. There were four in hiding: Weiner, Weiner’s mother, Rachel Kizhnerman, and Kizhnerman’s mother. In 1949, after World War II, Weiner’s family came to the…

Start: June 19, 2019 @ 4:00 pm
End: June 19, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
Venue: William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education
Phone: +1.919.962.3000
Address:
100 Friday Center Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27517 United States

June 22, 2019

Singapore and Chicago: Modern Global Cities in Social Transition

Singapore and Chicago became vibrant centers of global commerce in the late 19th century, and they remain major cities in contemporary economic and cultural life. They are also places in which the most notable patterns of modern social life continue to evolve, though in the different contexts of Southeast Asia and the American Midwest. Two experts in social and economic history, both long-time Chicago residents, will examine how these cities have evolved through changing economic contexts, urban redevelopment, modern socio-political…

Start: June 22, 2019 @ 9:00 am
End: June 22, 2019 @ 12:30 pm

June 24, 2019

Tai Chi in the Galleries

Tai Chi is an ancient Chinese movement practice known to reduce pain and improve your mental and physical balance and well-being. This class uses gentle Sun-style Tai Chi routines that are safe, easy to learn, and suitable for all ages and fitness levels. Tai Chi in the Galleries is inspired by the renowned Asian art collections at the Ackland and is taught by Joanne Marshall, a certified yoga and Tai Chi for Health instructor. All movements are done standing. Wear comfortable clothes and…

Date: June 24, 2019
Venue: Ackland Art Museum
Phone: +1.919.966.5736
Address:
101 S. Columbia St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

Yoga in the Galleries

Yoga in the Galleries provides an opportunity to practice a series of gentle yoga poses inspired by the art in the Ackland Art Museum gallery. The hour-long session is taught by registered yoga teacher Joanne Marshall. Beginners are welcome. Yoga mats are provided. Wear comfortable clothing that will allow you to stretch. Cost is free for Ackland members; $5 per session for all others. RSVP on the Ackland’s website.

Start: June 24, 2019 @ 12:00 pm
End: June 24, 2019 @ 1:00 pm
Venue: Ackland Art Museum
Phone: +1.919.966.5736
Address:
101 S. Columbia St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

June 27, 2019

Southern Culture Movie Series, ‘Remarkable Journey’

Through lively first-person stories, Remarkable Journey (2017, 60 min.) explores the pioneer generation of Indian immigrants to North Carolina, as the world’s oldest and largest democracies met here in the midst of the Civil Rights movement and beyond. These energetic newcomers helped fuel the expansion of opportunities in science and business in our region, as they met the challenge of passing the “essence of India” on to their children. Discussion facilitated by filmmaker Steven Channing following the viewing. Refreshments will be served. This…

Start: June 27, 2019 @ 5:30 pm
End: June 27, 2019 @ 7:30 pm
Venue: FedEx Global Education Center, Nelson Mandela Auditorium
Phone: +1.919.962.2435
Address:
301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

June 29, 2019

Authoritarian Populism and Endangered Democracies

The end of the Cold War led some analysts to believe that the demise of communism in Eastern Europe would ensure a steady expansion of democracy throughout the world. Democratic values and institutions are currently facing new challenges around the globe, however, and this seminar will examine some of the places in which anti-democratic trends are evoking concerns. Interdisciplinary faculty from Carolina will discuss recent events in Turkey, Brazil, Hungary, Poland, Britain and Germany, providing perspectives to interpret the meaning…

Start: June 29, 2019 @ 9:15 am
End: June 29, 2019 @ 4:00 pm

July 1, 2019

Tai Chi in the Galleries

Tai Chi is an ancient Chinese movement practice known to reduce pain and improve your mental and physical balance and well-being. This class uses gentle Sun-style Tai Chi routines that are safe, easy to learn, and suitable for all ages and fitness levels. Tai Chi in the Galleries is inspired by the renowned Asian art collections at the Ackland and is taught by Joanne Marshall, a certified yoga and Tai Chi for Health instructor. All movements are done standing. Wear comfortable clothes and…

Date: July 1, 2019
Venue: Ackland Art Museum
Phone: +1.919.966.5736
Address:
101 S. Columbia St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

Yoga in the Galleries

Yoga in the Galleries provides an opportunity to practice a series of gentle yoga poses inspired by the art in the Ackland Art Museum gallery. The hour-long session is taught by registered yoga teacher Joanne Marshall. Beginners are welcome. Yoga mats are provided. Wear comfortable clothing that will allow you to stretch. Cost is free for Ackland members; $5 per session for all others. RSVP on the Ackland’s website.

Start: July 1, 2019 @ 12:00 pm
End: July 1, 2019 @ 1:00 pm
Venue: Ackland Art Museum
Phone: +1.919.966.5736
Address:
101 S. Columbia St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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