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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

August 19, 2019 - December 13, 2019

‘The Art of Resistance: An Exhibition Featuring the Work of Ramón Nsé Esono Ebalé’

The Art of Resistance, an exhibition featuring the work of world-renowned graphic novelist and political cartoonist Ramón Nsé Esono Ebalé, will be on display August 19 to December 13, 2019 at the FedEx Global Education Center at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Esono Ebalé gained notoriety for criticizing the long-ruling, oppressive government of his native Equatorial Guinea. After living in exile from 2011 until 2017, Esono Ebalé was falsely imprisoned upon his return home. To call for…

Start: August 19, 2019
End: December 13, 2019
Venue: FedEx Global Education Center
Phone: +1.919.962.2435
Address:
301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

August 26, 2019

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: August 26, 2019 @ 12:00 pm
End: August 26, 2019 @ 1:00 pm
Venue: Ackland Art Museum
Phone: +1.919.966.5736
Address:
101 S. Columbia St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

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…

Start: August 26, 2019 @ 1:00 pm
End: August 26, 2019 @ 2:00 pm
Venue: Ackland Art Museum
Phone: +1.919.966.5736
Address:
101 S. Columbia St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 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 a Study Abroad 101 Information Session! In this session, one of the office’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!

Start: August 26, 2019 @ 3:00 pm
End: August 26, 2019 @ 3:30 pm
Venue: Frank Porter Graham Student Union, Room 2518
Address:
209 South Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

Kaplan-Bruer Lecture: ‘How Biblical Poetry Works,’ Jacqueline Vayntrub

What makes the poetry of the Bible different from other ancient poetic traditions? Placed in its ancient Near Eastern and Mediterranean context, Jacqueline Vayntrub highlights the unique characteristics of biblical poetry and shows how novices and experts alike can appreciate the beauty and insights of these texts. Jacqueline Vayntrub is assistant professor of Hebrew Bible at Yale Divinity School and affiliated faculty in Judaic Studies at Yale University. She is the author of Beyond Orality: Biblical Poetry on its Own Terms (Routledge,…

Start: August 26, 2019 @ 5:30 pm
End: August 26, 2019 @ 7:30 pm
Venue: Hill Hall Auditorium
Phone: +1.919.962.1039
Address:
145 E. Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

August 27, 2019

Italian Language Lunch

Interested in polishing or refreshing your foreign language speaking skills in a warm and welcoming environment? Join Carolina faculty discussion leaders at Weathervane restaurant in Chapel Hill for a lunch 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. Space is limited, so sign up early to reserve your seat! The cost is $25 and includes…

Start: August 27, 2019 @ 12:00 pm
End: August 27, 2019 @ 1:30 pm
Venue: Weathervane
Phone: 919.929.9466
Address:
201 S. Estes Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 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 a Study Abroad 101 Information Session! In this session, one of the office’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!

Start: August 27, 2019 @ 3:00 pm
End: August 27, 2019 @ 3:30 pm
Venue: Frank Porter Graham Student Union, Room 2518
Address:
209 South Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

Fulbright Information Session

Interested in researching or teaching abroad after graduation? Join the Center for Global Initiatives to learn more about the Fulbright U.S Student Program! The Fulbright U.S. Student Program allows graduating seniors, master’s students, doctoral candidates and recent graduates to self-design a research/study project or serve as an English teaching assistant in one of more than 140 countries.

Start: August 27, 2019 @ 4:00 pm
End: August 27, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
Venue: FedEx Global Education Center, DeBerry Board Room 3009
Phone: +1.919.962.2435
Address:
301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

August 28, 2019

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 a Study Abroad 101 Information Session! In this session, one of the office’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!

Start: August 28, 2019 @ 3:00 pm
End: August 28, 2019 @ 3:30 pm
Venue: Frank Porter Graham Student Union, Room 2518
Address:
209 South Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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