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October 17, 2018 - October 18, 2018

2018 K-12 Global Education Symposium

World View’s K-12 global education symposium is held each October at the William and Ida Friday Center in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. This day-and-a-half program explores significant global issues, offers best practices and resources in global education and provides educators an opportunity to develop a global action plan for their classroom, school or system. It’s an immersive professional development experience that will increase educators’ knowledge of global issues and global competency skills and promote global education by integrating these issues…

Start: October 17, 2018
End: October 18, 2018
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
Cost: 175

October 27, 2018 - October 28, 2018

Nabakov and Translation: A Transatlantic Symposium

Standing at the crossroads of five languages and a matching number of literary traditions (English, French, German, Italian and Russian), Vladimir Nabokov experienced translation on a level unattainable to the majority of his predecessors, presaging and influencing our modern understanding of the indispensability of linguistic and cultural interconnection. Yet while the controversy stirred by his rendition of Aleksandr Pushkin’s Eugene Onegin and the methodology of “literalism” he applied therein forever changed the way we conceive of translation today, the totality of his…

Start: October 27, 2018
End: October 28, 2018
Venue: FedEx Global Education Center
Phone: +1.919.962.2435
Address:
301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

Vladimir Nabokov and Translation: A Transatlantic Symposium

Standing at the crossroads of five languages and a matching number of literary traditions (English, French, German, Italian, and Russian), Vladimir Nabokov experienced translation on a level unattainable to the majority of his predecessors, presaging and influencing our modern understanding of the indispensability of linguistic and cultural interconnection. Nabokov’s entered literature as a translator. He claimed to have retold Mayne Reid’s The Headless Horseman in French alexandrine at eleven, while his adaptation of Romain Rolland’s Colas Breugnon became the most exacting rite of passage…

Start: October 27, 2018 @ 9:00 am
End: October 27, 2018 @ 6:00 pm
Venue: FedEx Global Education Center, Room 3009
Address:
NC United States

November 10, 2018

Carolina Public Humanities Weekend Series: ‘Korean War Legacies in the US and Asia’

The Korean War is sometimes called the Forgotten War, but its legacy continues down to the present, influencing current events and political memories in both Asia and America. How do contemporary perceptions of recent conflicts in Korea reflect the contrasting ways in which the Chinese, Koreans and Americans remember the Korean War? This seminar will focus on the Korean War’s enduring influence in China and Korea, as well as its effects on American war veterans. For more details on topics and…

Start: November 10, 2018 @ 9:00 am
End: November 10, 2018 @ 4:00 pm
Venue: FedEx Global Education Center
Phone: +1.919.962.2435
Address:
301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
Cost: 125

November 14, 2018 - November 15, 2018

2018 Community College Symposium: The Global Economy

Organizations today are thinking differently about what it means to work. The global economy has greatly influenced this change in thought because exchanges by air, by sea and through technology serve to eliminate barriers that once existed. Physical location, language, culture and currency are all starting to become less difficult to navigate, yet their unique qualities remain important to acknowledge. As such, it is essential that educators explore the future of work so they can better prepare students to thrive…

Start: November 14, 2018
End: November 15, 2018
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
Cost: 175
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