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February 18, 2019

Yoga in the Galleries

Take a break from your day and explore the world of yoga in the beautiful Ackland Art Museum. Each hour-long session offered by registered yoga teacher Joanne Marshall will let you practice a series of gentle yoga poses inspired by the art in the gallery. Beginners are welcome. Yoga mats are provided. Wear comfortable clothing that will allow you to stretch. Sessions are free for Ackland members and $5 per session for all others. Register online for the classes of your choice.

Start: February 18, 2019 @ 12:00 pm
End: February 18, 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

Register for Tai Chi in the Galleries, an event inspired by the renowned Asian art collections at the Ackland Art Museum. Tai Chi is a Chinese movement practice known to reduce pain and improve your mental and physical balance and well-being. The classes are taught by Joanne Marshall, a certified yoga and Tai Chi instructor. More information about Tai Chi can be found at the Tai Chi for Health Institute website. This class uses gentle Sun Style Tai Chi routines that…

Start: February 18, 2019 @ 1:00 pm
End: February 18, 2019 @ 2:00 pm
Venue: Ackland Art Museum
Phone: +1.919.966.5736
Address:
101 S. Columbia St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

February 20, 2019

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

February 22, 2019

Tze Loo, ‘Okinawa’s ‘Shrine Problem’: Reconfigurations of Okinawa’s Religious Landscape, 1879-1945′

Mainland shrine Shinto and its practices of kami worship spread in prewar Okinawa as part of the imposition of Japanese colonial rule in the prefecture. This spread was visible not only in the establishment of new Shinto shrines but also in the conversion of utaki sacred groves and other spaces of Okinawa’s indigenous ritual practices into jinja. Despite these developments, shrine Shinto’s presence in prewar Okinawa cannot be left only as a story of the successful top-down imposition of practices…

Start: February 22, 2019 @ 12:30 pm
End: February 22, 2019 @ 2:00 pm
Venue: Wilson Library, Pleasants Family Assembly Room
Phone: (919) 962-3765
Address:
200 South Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

February 25, 2019

Yoga in the Galleries

Take a break from your day and explore the world of yoga in the beautiful Ackland Art Museum. Each hour-long session offered by registered yoga teacher Joanne Marshall will let you practice a series of gentle yoga poses inspired by the art in the gallery. Beginners are welcome. Yoga mats are provided. Wear comfortable clothing that will allow you to stretch. Sessions are free for Ackland members and $5 per session for all others. Register online for the classes of your choice.

Start: February 25, 2019 @ 12:00 pm
End: February 25, 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

Register for Tai Chi in the Galleries, an event inspired by the renowned Asian art collections at the Ackland Art Museum. Tai Chi is a Chinese movement practice known to reduce pain and improve your mental and physical balance and well-being. The classes are taught by Joanne Marshall, a certified yoga and Tai Chi instructor. More information about Tai Chi can be found at the Tai Chi for Health Institute website. This class uses gentle Sun Style Tai Chi routines that…

Start: February 25, 2019 @ 1:00 pm
End: February 25, 2019 @ 2:00 pm
Venue: Ackland Art Museum
Phone: +1.919.966.5736
Address:
101 S. Columbia St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

March 6, 2019

International Coffee Hour

Join in for a monthly social hour at the EspressOasis Cafe in the FedEx Global Education Center to meet international students, staff and faculty and learn about great global and community resources. This free event happens throughout the academic year and is open to the wider University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill community, friends and family. This event is co-hosted by University Libraries and International Student and Scholar Services.

Start: March 6, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
End: March 6, 2019 @ 6:00 pm
Venue: FedEx Global Education Center, EspressOasis Café
Phone: +1.919.962.0342
Address:
301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

April 9, 2019

International Coffee Hour

Join in for a monthly social hour at the EspressOasis Cafe in the FedEx Global Education Center to meet international students, staff and faculty and learn about great global and community resources. This free event happens throughout the academic year and is open to the wider University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill community, friends and family. This event is hosted by the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs.

Start: April 9, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
End: April 9, 2019 @ 6:00 pm
Venue: FedEx Global Education Center, EspressOasis Café
Phone: +1.919.962.0342
Address:
301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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