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April 12, 2018

Monsoon Eclipse: Issue Six Launch

Monsoon, the South Asian Diaspora Magazine at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, is releasing its sixth issue: “Eclipse”. Just like the moon’s phases, our experiences are fleeting as we transit from one phase of our lives to another. As individuals and as a collective, we have the power stir up our political and social spheres. Change does not occur overnight, but rather through a timeline of multiple victories. Come to the after party to see some exclusive…

Start: April 12, 2018 @ 7:00 pm
End: April 12, 2018 @ 8:00 pm
Venue: Campus Y, Anne Queen Lounge
Phone: +1.919.962.2333
Address:
180A E. Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

April 13, 2018

UNC Hospital Multicultural Affair

The goal of the fair is to celebrate the diversity within UNC Hospitals and the community it serves, provide education and promote understanding of differences. In the past, there has been a variety of entertainment, including African dance, salsa lessons, Latin music, Native American singers, gospel singers, Chinese dance, Flamenco dance, Tai-Chi demonstrations, Bhangra dance, martial arts demos, belly dancing, Zumba lessons and Appalachian clogging. Vendors participate with cultural crafts for sale and food samples prepared by the Nutrition &…

Start: April 13, 2018 @ 10:00 am
End: April 13, 2018 @ 2:00 pm
Venue: UNC Hospitals
Address:
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

Celebrating the EU Through Sights, Sounds and Stories: Closing Reception

Join the Center for European Studies for Europe Week’s closing reception with a performance from the the Department of Music at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The reception will also feature winning images from the Europe Week photo contest, and the winners of the EU Today essay contest. Both photo and essay contest winners will present their work to the audience and explain the significance and meaning it has in characterizing the EU and contemporary Europe. The cuisine served will…

Start: April 13, 2018 @ 5:30 pm
End: April 13, 2018 @ 7:00 pm
Venue: FedEx Global Education Center, Room 4003
Phone: +1.919.962.2435
Address:
301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

April 14, 2018

GO! Global Orientation

Mark your calendar April 14 for the annual GO! Global Orientation on Culture + Ethics. This free, annual conference is designed to help students challenge their assumptions, understand their cultural biases and prepare for a global experience at home or abroad. Students will also have the chance to learn from each other and connect with global faculty, staff and community members. First-time travelers and experienced globetrotters alike can benefit from session topics including: Issues of identity; Teaching in a cross-cultural setting; Ethics of…

Start: April 14, 2018 @ 9:30 am
End: April 14, 2018 @ 3:00 pm
Venue: FedEx Global Education Center
Phone: +1.919.962.2435
Address:
301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

April 16, 2018

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: April 16, 2018 @ 12:00 pm
End: April 16, 2018 @ 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: April 16, 2018 @ 1:00 pm
End: April 16, 2018 @ 2:00 pm
Venue: Ackland Art Museum
Phone: +1.919.966.5736
Address:
101 S. Columbia St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

April 23, 2018

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: April 23, 2018 @ 12:00 pm
End: April 23, 2018 @ 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: April 23, 2018 @ 1:00 pm
End: April 23, 2018 @ 2:00 pm
Venue: Ackland Art Museum
Phone: +1.919.966.5736
Address:
101 S. Columbia St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

‘Aftermath: Puerto Ricans Rebuild After Maria,’ Reception and Film Screening

Aftermath: Puerto Ricans Rebuild After Maria is a collaborative work by students in the Documentary Multimedia Storytelling course at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill that explores the environmental landscape and ongoing health ramifications in Puerto Rico after the devastation caused by Hurricanes Irma and Maria. The event will begin at 6:30 p.m. in the FedEx Global Center Florence and James Peacock Atrium for a reception with light refreshments. At 7:00 p.m., we will gather in the Nelson…

Start: April 23, 2018 @ 6:30 pm
End: April 23, 2018 @ 8:30 pm
Venue: FedEx Global Education Center, Nelson Mandela Auditorium
Phone: +1.919.962.2435
Address:
301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

April 24, 2018

International Coffee Hour

Join the Center for Global Initiatives 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 with the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs.

Start: April 24, 2018 @ 10:00 am
End: April 24, 2018 @ 11:00 am
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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