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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 @ 8:00 am
End: July 12, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
Venue: FedEx Global Education Center
Phone: +1.919.962.2435
Address:
301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
Cost: Free

January 22, 2019 - April 30, 2019

Exhibit, ‘Black River: Chronicle of a Spiritual Journey’

This spring, the Sonja Haynes Center for Black Culture and History welcomes Greensboro-based artist Charles E. Williams and his exhibition entitled Black River: Chronicle of a Spiritual Journey. The show includes deeply personal works comprised of paintings, photographs, ready-mades and videos. Works in the show bear witness to moments that chronicle his father’s personal struggles that challenged him as a son and tested his own spiritual beliefs. At the age of 15, Williams witnessed his father’s spiritual transformation, which subsequently set…

Start: January 22, 2019 @ 7:00 pm
End: April 30, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
Venue: The Sonja Haynes Stone Center, Robert and Sallie Brown Gallery and Museum
Phone: +1.919.962.9001
Address:
150 South Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

February 10, 2019 - March 8, 2019

Andrew Ellis Johnson, ‘Somewhere Over the Border’

Through image and form across a variety of media, tactics and disciplines, Andrew Ellis Johnson explores social and political issues and injustices, wrestling with boundaries between aesthetic, political and moral orders. He treats representation — not as a hermetic mimetic pictorial tradition —but as an agency to awaken and combat torpor. Exhibition topics have included: the Haitian grass roots movement; homelessness; predatory economics; hemispheric hegemonies; unabated sowing of land mines; crises in the Middle East; cultural eclipses; the visibility and invisibility…

Start: February 10, 2019
End: March 8, 2019
Venue: Hanes Art Center, John and June Alcott Gallery
Address:
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

February 20, 2019

Kaffeestunde

This is a weekly casual meeting in the Dey Hall German department. Anyone wishing to practice speaking German is welcome! Kaffeestunde is held every Wednesday from 2 to 3 p.m. in the German department Reading Room, Dey 413. Come join the Department of Germanic and Slavic Languages and Literatures! For more information, contact Nathan Drapela.

Start: February 20, 2019 @ 2:00 pm
End: February 20, 2019 @ 3:00 pm
Venue: Dey Hall, Room 413
Address:
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

Jeffrey Stout, ‘Goodness Beyond Melodrama: Compassionate Awareness in Ozu’s Tokyo Story’

Tokyo Story (1953), the most famous film in Ozu Yasuji’s so-called ‘Noriko triology’ and regularly ranked first among the top-ten greatest films of all time, is based loosely on Leo McCrarey’s 1937 American melodrama, Make Way for Tomorrow. An elderly couple from Onomichi travel to Tokyo to visit their children who greet them with indifference and ingratitude. Only their widowed daughter-in-law Noriko shows them kindness. Ozu contrasts Onomichi, a city known for its Buddhist templates (in Hiroshima Prefecture), with the urban sprawl…

Start: February 20, 2019 @ 3:30 pm
End: February 20, 2019 @ 5:30 pm
Venue: Hyde Hall, University Room
Address:
Chapel Hill , 27514 United States

Hiro Yoshikawa, ‘Improving Early Childhood Development Among Syrian Refugees in the Middle East Refugee Response Region’

The Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute (FPG) is pleased to host Hiro Yoshikawa for a visiting lecture in the FPG lecture series. Hiro Yoshikawa is a community and developmental psychologist studying the effects of public policies and programs related to immigration, early childhood, and poverty reduction on children’s development. He conducts research in both the United States and in low- and middle-income countries. is current projects include providing programming for Syrian refugee families in the Middle East and Rohingya…

Start: February 20, 2019 @ 4:00 pm
End: February 20, 2019 @ 5:30 pm
Venue: FedEx Global Education Center, Nelson Mandela Auditorium
Phone: +1.919.962.2435
Address:
301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

Discussion with Chef Njathi Kabui

Njathi Kabui is an internationally celebrated organic chef, urban farmer and food activist. Kabui was born in rural Kenya to a coffee farmer mother and restaurant owner father, both of whom took an active role in the Kenyan independence movement. Immigrating to the United States at the age of 20, Kabui earned a masters degrees in both medical and urban anthropology at the University of Memphis and a bachelors degree in political science and philosophy studies at the historically black…

Start: February 20, 2019 @ 5:30 pm
End: February 20, 2019 @ 7:00 pm
Venue: FedEx Global Education Center, Room 2008/2010
Phone: (919) 962.2435
Address:
301 Pittsboro Street
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

Czech/Slovak Conversation Hour

Speakers of Czech and Slovak of all levels are welcome to join Carolina’s weekly Czech/Slovak Language Hour. The group meets Wednesday off campus at Linda’s Bar & Grill from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. This event is sponsored by the Department of Germanic and Slavic Languages and Literatures.

Start: February 20, 2019 @ 6:30 pm
End: February 20, 2019 @ 7:30 pm
Venue: Linda’s Bar and Grill
Phone: 919.933.6663
Address:
203 E Franklin Street
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

February 21, 2019

Erica Bjornstad, ‘Acute Kidney Injury in Malawian Trauma Patients: Incidence, Epidemiology and New Tests on the Horizon’

The Office of International Activities (OIA)’ Global Health Forum takes place every 3rd Thursday of the month from 12:00pm until 1:00pm at the UNC Hospital Starbucks. For more information, feedback or to suggest a topic or speaker, contact the OIA program manager, Shay Slifko. View previous presentations.

Start: February 21, 2019 @ 12:00 pm
End: February 21, 2019 @ 1:00 pm
Venue: UNC Hospital Starbucks
Address:
101 Manning Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

Kiran Klaus Patel, ‘The Making of a European Alternative: Cooperation and Integration in Western Europe After 1945’

Kiran Klaus Patel is professor and chair of European and global history at Maastricht University. He also serves as Jean Monnet Chair and head of the Department of History in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences. Before joining Maastricht University, Patel was a joint chair at the European University Institute in Florence, Italy and an assistant professor at Humboldt University in Berlin. He has been a Kennedy Fellow at the Center for European Study at Harvard University, a visiting professor…

Start: February 21, 2019 @ 5:30 pm
End: February 21, 2019 @ 7:00 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
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