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March 28, 2019

Fulbright Day

The Center for Global Initiatives (CGI) and the Center for Faculty Excellence invite aspiring Fulbright U.S. faculty, postdoc scholars and students to explore opportunities to engage in these prestigious cultural exchange programs in which selected U.S. citizens study, teach or conduct research abroad. Attendees will learn about the history and current status of Fulbright Programs and hear presentations from UNC-Chapel Hill Fulbright awardees about their experiences abroad. Afterward, participants will break out into faculty and student groups to discuss specifics…

Start: March 28, 2019 @ 9:30 am
End: March 28, 2019 @ 1:00 pm
Venue: FedEx Global Education Center, DeBerry Board Room 3009
Phone: +1.919.962.2435
Address:
301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

March 30, 2019

GO! Global Orientation on Culture and Ethics

This orientation is designed to help students evaluate expectations, anticipate potential cultural and ethical challenges, prepare for engagement in communities and develop intercultural competencies. Topics discussed include ‘voluntourism’, the ‘White Savior’ complex, the ethics of healthcare abroad, race and ethnicity in a global context, local global opportunities, global photography and gender and sexuality in cross-cultural travel. The conference offer interactive workshops led by world-renowned faculty, staff, students and community members on the diverse contexts and challenges you may face while abroad;…

Start: March 30, 2019 @ 9:00 am
End: March 30, 2019 @ 3:30 pm
Venue: FedEx Global Education Center
Phone: +1.919.962.2435
Address:
301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

April 4, 2019

Ukrainian Language Table

Interested in learning Ukrainian? The Center for Slavic, Eurasian and East European Studies (CSEEES) will be hosting the first Ukrainian Language Table led by Valentina Bridges, a CSEEES volunteer, on Thursday, April 4. This event is open to novices; speakers of other Slavic languages are especially encouraged to attend. Pizza and beverages will be served. RSVP is required. For more information, contact CSEEES.

Start: April 4, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
End: April 4, 2019 @ 6:00 pm
Venue: FedEx Global Education Center, Room 3033
Phone: 919.962.2435
Address:
301 Pittsboro Street
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

April 11, 2019

Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans Info Session

The Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans is a $90,000 merit-based fellowship exclusively for immigrants and children of immigrants who are pursuing graduate school and are poised to make significant contributions to U.S. society, culture or their academic field. This information sessions with feature the director of the fellowship and attendees will learn how to can apply. Seniors and current graduate students are encouraged to attend. RSVP here. This event is sponsored by the UNC Office of Distinguished…

Start: April 11, 2019 @ 12:30 pm
End: April 11, 2019 @ 1:30 pm
Venue: Greenlaw Hall, Donovan Lounge
Address:
Chapel Hill , 27514 United States

April 15, 2019 - April 16, 2019

Workshop on Chichewa Language and Malawi Culture

This four-part workshop will focus on introductory Chichewa greetings and linguistics, medical interview vocabulary and cultural sensitivity in health services for the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill students, staff and faculty planning research, service or internships in Malawi. Workshop sessions cover elementary language construction, health and cultural training, as well as brief presentations on the history, geography, politics and economy of Malawi. Participants will be given soft copies of readings and basic language material. Light dinner will be provided. Workshops will…

Start: April 15, 2019 @ 5:30 pm
End: April 16, 2019 @ 7:45 pm
Venue: Beard Hall, Room 116
Address:
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

Introduction to Malawi and Chichewa: A Workshop on Chichewa Language and Malawi Culture

This four-part workshop will focus on introductory Chichewa greetings and linguistics, medical interview vocabulary, and cultural sensitivity in health services for University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill students, staff and faculty planning research, service or internships in Malawi. Workshop sessions cover elementary language construction, health and cultural training, as well as brief presentations on the history, geography, politics and economy of Malawi. Participants will be given soft copies of readings and basic language material. Light dinner will be provided.…

Start: April 15, 2019 @ 5:30 pm
End: April 15, 2019 @ 7:45 pm
Venue: Beard Hall, Room 116
Address:
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

April 16, 2019

Introduction to Malawi and Chichewa: A Workshop on Chichewa Language and Malawi Culture

This four-part workshop will focus on introductory Chichewa greetings and linguistics, medical interview vocabulary, and cultural sensitivity in health services for University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill students, staff and faculty planning research, service or internships in Malawi. Workshop sessions cover elementary language construction, health and cultural training, as well as brief presentations on the history, geography, politics and economy of Malawi. Participants will be given soft copies of readings and basic language material. Light dinner will be provided.…

Start: April 16, 2019 @ 5:30 pm
End: April 16, 2019 @ 7:45 pm
Venue: Beard Hall, Room 116
Address:
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

April 23, 2019

Workshop on Chichewa Language and Malawi Culture

This four-part workshop will focus on introductory Chichewa greetings and linguistics, medical interview vocabulary and cultural sensitivity in health services for the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill students, staff and faculty planning research, service or internships in Malawi. Workshop sessions cover elementary language construction, health and cultural training, as well as brief presentations on the history, geography, politics and economy of Malawi. Participants will be given soft copies of readings and basic language material. Light dinner will be provided. Attendance at all…

Start: April 23, 2019 @ 5:30 pm
End: April 23, 2019 @ 7:45 pm
Venue: Beard Hall, Room 116
Address:
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

April 25, 2019 - April 26, 2019

Creating a Global Media Center Workshop

The Creating a Global Media Center Workshop explores strategies, media content and technology tools to bring the world to North Carolina’s schools. The program is designed to help K–12 school librarians and technology facilitators better understand our interconnected world by learning with and through technology and relevant resources. The workshop offers strategies to support the creation of inclusive global media centers as well as ways to use technologies and other innovative resources to foster global learning and support teachers and…

Start: April 25, 2019
End: April 26, 2019
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: 250

Workshop on Chichewa Language and Malawi Culture

This four-part workshop will focus on introductory Chichewa greetings and linguistics, medical interview vocabulary and cultural sensitivity in health services for the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill students, staff and faculty planning research, service or internships in Malawi. Workshop sessions cover elementary language construction, health and cultural training, as well as brief presentations on the history, geography, politics and economy of Malawi. Participants will be given soft copies of readings and basic language material. Light dinner will be provided. Attendance at all…

Start: April 25, 2019 @ 5:30 pm
End: April 25, 2019 @ 7:45 pm
Venue: Beard Hall, Room 116
Address:
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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