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‘Religion and Ritual’ Exhibition

January 3, 2018 - May 13, 2018
Ackland Art Museum, 101 S. Columbia St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

Asia is the birthplace of many of the world’s major systems of belief, and reflects the religious diversity of the planet. This installation presents the deities and artistic traditions of the world’s most populous continent, representing Buddhism, Hinduism, Islam and more. Religion and Ritual is part of a groundbreaking re-installation of the Ackland Art Museum’s Asian galleries,... Read more »

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2018 Carolina Global Photography Exhibition

January 10, 2018 - July 20, 2018
FedEx Global Education Center, 301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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Young Cuban men use payphones in Havana, Cuba. Photo by Veasey Conway '18 M.A.

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 Jan. 10 and run through July 20, 2018 at the FedEx Global Education Center. All photography on display was submitted as part of UNC’s annual Carolina Global... Read more »

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Toni Scott, ‘Aswarm with the Spirits of All Ages Here: Inconceivable Spaces of Slavery and Freedom,’ Exhibition

January 25, 2018 - April 30, 2018
Sonja Haynes Stone Center, 150 South Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

This special installation project by artist Toni Scott seeks to re-articulate spaces where memories of bondage trouble our present-day notions of ‘home’ and ‘land of the free’. The ordeal of the enslaved in both material and existential terms is important for the public’s understanding of the history of the African American presence in North Carolina... Read more »

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‘Becoming a Woman in the Age of Enlightenment: French Art from the Horvitz Collection,’ Exhibition

January 26, 2018 - April 8, 2018
Ackland Art Museum, 101 S. Columbia St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

Eighteenth-century France was the crucible for some of the most elegant, sophisticated and refined art ever made. It was also a hotbed of philosophical and cultural reflection on many major issues, including what was known as the “woman question.” Against a backdrop of powerful conventional thinking that assigned women to limited and secondary roles based on... Read more »

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Ongoing

‘Color Across Asia’ Exhibition

December 21, 2016 @ 8:00 am - May 13, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
Ackland Art Museum, 101 S. Columbia St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

Color Across Asia is part of a groundbreaking re-installation of the Ackland Art Museum’s Asian galleries, presenting the museum’s acclaimed collection of art from across the continent. The larger of the Ackland’s two Asian art galleries will be reinstalled by color, enabling visitors to experience a full spectrum of cultural influence. Color Across Asia displays several millennia of the material... Read more »

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2:00 pm

Study Abroad Walk-In Wednesday Credit Transfer Info Session

February 28, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until July 25, 2018

FedEx Global Education Center, Study Abroad Office, Room 2009, 301 Pittsboro Street
Chapel Hill, 27516 United States
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Have a quick question about your study abroad credits or the credit transfer process in general? Please visit the Study Abroad Office's website to review the credit transfer process. If you have further questions, please stop in during Walk-In Wednesdays to ask the credit transfer specialist quick questions.

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5:30 pm

Discussion with Bereket Habte Selassie

February 28, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Bull's Head Bookshop, 207 South Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

Bereket Habte Selassie is an Emeritus Distinguished Professor of African Studies and Professor of Law at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He is a fellow of the African Academy of Sciences. From 1994 to 1997 he served as the chairman of the Constitutions Commission of Eritrea, and he also served as Ethiopia's... Read more »

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6:30 pm

The Lantern Festival Carnival

February 28, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
FedEx Global Education Center, Florence and James Peacock Atrium, 301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

Celebrate the ending of the Lunar New Year with the Lantern Festival Carnival by making and eating delicious tang yuan (glutinous rice balls) with students and faculty members from the Department of Asian Studies.

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