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October 16, 2019 - October 17, 2019

World View 2019 K-12 Global Education Symposium

In 2015, almost 200 governments adopted the Sustainable Development Goals to guide what must be done to improve the health and well-being of the world’s population. During World View’s global education symposium educators will explore the 17 global goals and their importance. Relevant and standards-aligned themes that will be addressed include poverty, global health, climate action, life below water and more! Educators will leave with strategies for integrating global content across curriculum. For more information and to register, visit the…

Start: October 16, 2019 @ 8:00 am
End: October 17, 2019 @ 12:00 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

October 25, 2019 - October 26, 2019

Transient Bodies and Gender Politics in 21st Century Mexico

This interdisciplinary conference taking place at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will feature keynote speakers Stephanie Elizondo Griest and Sara Uribe. This event is sponsored by by the Department of Romance Studies; Institute for the Study of the Americas; Department of Women’s and Gender Studies; College of Arts and Sciences; Carolina Seminars; Institute for the Humanities; Department of Latino/a Studies; Buchanan Excellence Fund; and UC Mexicanistas. For more information, please contact Oswaldo Estrada, oestrada@email.unc.edu.

Start: October 25, 2019 @ 8:00 am
End: October 26, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
Venue: Dey Hall, Toy Lounge
Address:
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

November 13, 2019 - November 14, 2019

World View Community College Symposium

Poverty is a worldwide threat. It has a direct impact on North Carolina where the poverty rate remains above historical averages (North Carolina Poverty Report, 2018). This symposium will explore topics and strategies that address poverty globally and locally. Through engaging interactive breakout sessions, plenary talks and panel discussions, educators will learn about resources and build a network of colleagues who are passionate about this work. This program is designed for community college instructors of all disciplines, as well as…

Start: November 13, 2019 @ 8:00 am
End: November 14, 2019 @ 12:00 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

November 15, 2019

Seeking Asylum in the United States: The Expert Witness Training Project

Expert testimony can be critical to the outcome of asylum hearings. Academics and others with knowledge of country conditions and medical and mental health professionals can harness their expertise to support asylum-seekers fleeing harm. This training is designed to provide members of the academic community, professionals and others with specialized knowledge with an overview of the purposes served by experts in these cases. Expert witnesses and immigration attorneys will explain the uses of expert evidence in asylum claims, offer practical…

Start: November 15, 2019 @ 9:30 am
End: November 15, 2019 @ 3:30 pm
Venue: School of Law, Van Heche Wettach Hall
Address:
160 Ridge Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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