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January 10, 2018 - July 20, 2018

2018 Carolina Global Photography Exhibition

View photography from around the world in this exhibition featuring work by University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill alumni, faculty, staff and students. The exhibition will open Jan. 10 and run through July 20, 2018 at the FedEx Global Education Center. All photography on display was submitted as part of UNC’s annual Carolina Global Photography Competition. A committee of judges selected the winning photographs, with special consideration given to images that are distinctive and embrace a new perspective. Photographs…

Start: January 10, 2018
End: July 20, 2018
Venue: FedEx Global Education Center
Phone: +1.919.962.2435
Address:
301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

February 26, 2018

Jennifer Gates-Foster, ‘Achaemenids, Royal Power and Persian Ethnicity’

This lecture explores the way that the Achaemenid concept of cosmic, kingly rule engaged with the ethnic and cultural identity of the diverse peoples subject to their imperial control. These ideas worked at both the metaphorical and practical level, as the imperial administration was faced with the task of governing an almost infinitely varied landscape in its far-reaching satrapies. Using examples from Persepolis and the Achaemenid heartland, as well as from the provinces, this lecture considers the diversity of peoples…

Start: February 26, 2018 @ 6:30 pm
End: February 26, 2018 @ 8:00 pm
Venue: FedEx Global Education Center, Room 1005
Phone: +1.919.962.2435
Address:
301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

February 27, 2018

Study Abroad Walk-In Tuesday Credit Transfer Info Session

Have a quick question about your study abroad credits or the credit transfer process in general? Please visit the Study Abroad Office’s website to review the credit transfer process. If you have further questions, please stop in during Walk-In Tuesdays to ask the credit transfer specialist quick questions.

Start: February 27, 2018 @ 2:00 pm
End: February 27, 2018 @ 4:00 pm
Venue: FedEx Global Education Center, Study Abroad Office, Room 2009
Address:
301 Pittsboro Street
Chapel Hill, 27516 United States

February 28, 2018

Study Abroad Walk-In Wednesday Credit Transfer Info Session

Have a quick question about your study abroad credits or the credit transfer process in general? Please visit the Study Abroad Office’s website to review the credit transfer process. If you have further questions, please stop in during Walk-In Wednesdays to ask the credit transfer specialist quick questions.

Start: February 28, 2018 @ 2:00 pm
End: February 28, 2018 @ 4:00 pm
Venue: FedEx Global Education Center, Study Abroad Office, Room 2009
Address:
301 Pittsboro Street
Chapel Hill, 27516 United States

The Lantern Festival Carnival

Celebrate the ending of the Lunar New Year with the Lantern Festival Carnival by making and eating delicious tang yuan (glutinous rice balls) with students and faculty members from the Department of Asian Studies.

Start: February 28, 2018 @ 5:30 pm
End: February 28, 2018 @ 7:00 pm
Venue: FedEx Global Education Center, Florence and James Peacock Atrium
Phone: +1.919.962.2435
Address:
301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

March 5, 2018

International Coffee Hour

Join the Center for Global Initiatives for a monthly social hour at the EspressOasis Café 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 Undergraduate Library and International Student and Scholar Services.

Start: March 5, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
End: March 5, 2018 @ 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

March 6, 2018

Graeme Robertson, ‘Constructing Dictatorship from Above and Below: The Emotional Foundations of the Putin Regime’

This lecture is part of the Lunch and Learn series presented by the Center for Slavic, Eurasian and East European Studies. Graeme Robertson is a professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. A specialist in comparative politics, Robertson’s work focuses on political protest and the dynamics of competition between rulers and their challengers in contemporary authoritarian political systems, most notably Russia. His recent publications include work on political institutions in authoritarian regimes, and have appeared in…

Start: March 6, 2018 @ 12:30 pm
End: March 6, 2018 @ 2:00 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

Study Abroad Walk-In Tuesday Credit Transfer Info Session

Have a quick question about your study abroad credits or the credit transfer process in general? Please visit the Study Abroad Office’s website to review the credit transfer process. If you have further questions, please stop in during Walk-In Tuesdays to ask the credit transfer specialist quick questions.

Start: March 6, 2018 @ 2:00 pm
End: March 6, 2018 @ 4:00 pm
Venue: FedEx Global Education Center, Study Abroad Office, Room 2009
Address:
301 Pittsboro Street
Chapel Hill, 27516 United States

March 7, 2018

Study Abroad Walk-In Wednesday Credit Transfer Info Session

Have a quick question about your study abroad credits or the credit transfer process in general? Please visit the Study Abroad Office’s website to review the credit transfer process. If you have further questions, please stop in during Walk-In Wednesdays to ask the credit transfer specialist quick questions.

Start: March 7, 2018 @ 2:00 pm
End: March 7, 2018 @ 4:00 pm
Venue: FedEx Global Education Center, Study Abroad Office, Room 2009
Address:
301 Pittsboro Street
Chapel Hill, 27516 United States

March 8, 2018

Joan Titus, ‘Dmitry Shostakovich and Mainstream Soviet Cinema’

Dmitry Shostakovich’s long and impressive career in film scoring from 1929 to 1971 uniquely positioned him to participate in the cultural politics of cinema, and allow him a space where he could hone his skill as a film composer. As the first designated “film composer” in 1929, he built a career in film scoring that matured during high Stalinism and beyond. In this time, in collaboration with directors such as Grigory Kozintsev, Sergey Gerasimov, the Vasilyev brothers and Aleksandr Dovzhenko,…

Start: March 8, 2018 @ 6:30 pm
End: March 8, 2018 @ 8:00 pm
Venue: FedEx Global Education Center, Room 4003
Phone: +1.919.962.2435
Address:
301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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