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January 8, 2020 - July 10, 2020

2020 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 January 8 and run through July 10, 2020 at the FedEx Global Education Center. All photography on display was submitted as part of UNC-Chapel Hill’s 20th annual Carolina Global Photography Competition. The judges’ committee selected winning photographs with special consideration given to images that are distinctive and embrace a new perspective. Photographs…

Start: January 8, 2020
End: July 10, 2020
Venue: FedEx Global Education Center
Phone: +1.919.962.2435
Address:
301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

February 20, 2020

Study Abroad General Advising Drop-In Hours

Have a quick question about study abroad or navigating the website? Stop in during the Study Abroad Office’s drop-in hours to ask general questions that might not require a 20 minute advising appointment.

Start: February 20, 2020 @ 2:00 pm
End: February 20, 2020 @ 3:00 pm
Venue: FedEx Global Education Center, Room 2009
Address:
301 Pittsboro Street
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

February 21, 2020

‘Peru: Ancient and Modern’ | Conference

“Peru: Ancient and Modern” is a two-day conference held on both the UNC and Duke campuses. The first day of the conference will focus on the Moche and Chimu civilizations and will feature Brian Billman and Gabriel Prieto, the archaeologist who recently made international headlines through his discovery of graves of mass child sacrifices near Trujillo. The second night will focus on the political violence of the late-20th-century, with the award-winning Peruvian historian Ponciano Del Pino.

Start: February 21, 2020 @ 9:30 am
End: February 21, 2020 @ 12:00 pm
Venue: FedEx Global Education Center, Room 4003
Phone: +1.919.962.2435
Address:
301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

February 24, 2020

Through the Blur of a Teardrop: Mario de Andrade’s Photographs and the Multilayered Temporality of Amazonian Modernity

This ISA Faculty Lecture will be presented by Carolina Sá Carvalho, an assistant professor of Spanish and Portuguese. Her lecture titled Through the Blue of a Teardrop: Mario de Andrade’s Photographs and the Multilayered Temporality of Amazonian Modernity will focus on the Amazonian rubber boom and its global relationship. In the late 19th and early 20th century, the Amazonian rubber boom triggered the production of varied narratives and images of the violent inclusion of Amazonian nature and people into global…

Start: February 24, 2020 @ 6:00 pm
End: February 24, 2020 @ 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 26, 2020

Study Abroad Credit Transfer Drop-In Hours

Have a quick question about your study abroad credits or the credit transfer process in general? Please visit the Study Abroad Office website to review the credit transfer process. If you have further questions, please come by during credit transfer drop-in hours to ask a credit transfer specialist quick questions.

Start: February 26, 2020 @ 2:00 pm
End: February 26, 2020 @ 3:00 pm
Venue: FedEx Global Education Center, Room 2009
Address:
301 Pittsboro Street
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

February 27, 2020

Study Abroad General Advising Drop-In Hours

Have a quick question about study abroad or navigating the website? Stop in during the Study Abroad Office’s drop-in hours to ask general questions that might not require a 20 minute advising appointment.

Start: February 27, 2020 @ 2:00 pm
End: February 27, 2020 @ 3:00 pm
Venue: FedEx Global Education Center, Room 2009
Address:
301 Pittsboro Street
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

February 29, 2020

Languages Across the Curriculum Workshop

LAC courses combine content with language.  By using the foreign language to teach the topic, instructors help their students become more knowledgeable about the topic and the culture surrounding it.  Imagine teaching a course on archeology in Greek!  Or a course on traditional herbal remedies in  Quechua or Spanish!  The Italian fashion industry in Italian!  Anime in Japanese!  How about teaching about freedom of the press in a country by using that country’s newspapers and editorials!   The goal for LAC/CLAC…

Start: February 29, 2020 @ 9:00 am
End: February 29, 2020 @ 12:00 pm
Venue: FedEx Global Education Center, Room 3024
Phone: +1.919.962.2435
Address:
301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

March 2, 2020

The Plantationocene: A Lusotropical Theory

Wendy Wolford’s research addresses issues within and between the political economy of development, agrarian studies, social mobilization, land reform, and political ecologies of conservation. She is the Robert A. and Ruth E. Polson professor of global development and Vice Provost for International Affairs at Cornell University. For over fifteen years, she has worked with one of the most exciting and important grassroots social movements in Latin American history, the Movimento dos Trabalhadores Rurais Sem Terra (the Movement of Rural Landless…

Start: March 2, 2020 @ 6:00 pm
End: March 2, 2020 @ 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

March 4, 2020

Study Abroad Credit Transfer Drop-In Hours

Have a quick question about your study abroad credits or the credit transfer process in general? Please visit the Study Abroad Office website to review the credit transfer process. If you have further questions, please come by during credit transfer drop-in hours to ask a credit transfer specialist quick questions.

Start: March 4, 2020 @ 2:00 pm
End: March 4, 2020 @ 3:00 pm
Venue: FedEx Global Education Center, Room 2009
Address:
301 Pittsboro Street
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

International Coffee Hour

Join the Center for Global Initiatives for a monthly social hour to bring together international Carolina community members and students excited about global engagement. Chat about opportunities and challenges on campus. Meet staff from the hosting offices with great resources to share. This date is co-hosted by the Study Abroad Office.

Start: March 4, 2020 @ 5:00 pm
End: March 4, 2020 @ 6:00 pm
Venue: FedEx Global Education Center, Saladelia Café
Phone: +1.919.962.0342
Address:
301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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