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April 23, 2018

‘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

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: April 24, 2018 @ 2:00 pm
End: April 24, 2018 @ 4:00 pm
Venue: FedEx Global Education Center, Study Abroad Office, Room 2009
Address:
301 Pittsboro Street
Chapel Hill, 27516 United States

Sylvia Chan-Malik, ‘Being Muslim: A Cultural History of Women of Color in American Islam’

Sylvia Chan-Malik of Rutgers University will be speaking at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill on April 24 at 5 p.m. at the FedEx Global Education Center on her soon to be published book, Being Muslim: A Cultural History of Women of Color in American Islam. This work explores twentieth and twenty-first century U.S. Muslim womanhood by centering the lived experiences of women of color, mapping how communities of American Islam became sites of safety, support, spirituality and social activism, and…

Start: April 24, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
End: April 24, 2018 @ 7:00 pm
Venue: FedEx Global Education Center, Room 1009
Phone: +1.919.962.2435
Address:
301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

April 25, 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: April 25, 2018 @ 2:00 pm
End: April 25, 2018 @ 4:00 pm
Venue: FedEx Global Education Center, Study Abroad Office, Room 2009
Address:
301 Pittsboro Street
Chapel Hill, 27516 United States

Study Abroad 101 Info Session

Having trouble deciding where you want to study abroad? Need help finding out what types of credit you can bring back to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill? Want to know how financial aid works with study abroad? Need help just getting started? Join the Study Abroad Office for a Study Abroad 101 info session! In this session, a study abroad advisor will cover general information that will help you move to the next steps in the study abroad process.

Start: April 25, 2018 @ 3:00 pm
End: April 25, 2018 @ 3:30 pm
Venue: FedEx Global Education Center, Room 2008
Phone: +1.919.962.2435
Address:
301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

Samuel Silverstein, ‘Krishnamurti Effects: The Legacy of a Brilliant Teacher in Banaras, India ‘

J. Krishnamurti was a speaker and writer who traveled the world advocating for deep inquiry into the basic functions of consciousness and society. He sought to help people set themselves free from the habits and judgments of human cultures. Responsible for the founding of nine schools, he pioneered a platform by which education could be driven by inspiration and curiosity. While studying abroad in Banaras, Samuel Silverstein interviewed and surveyed seekers and educators to learn how people have lived by his…

Start: April 25, 2018 @ 3:30 pm
End: April 25, 2018 @ 4:30 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

April 26, 2018

“Reconstructing Frankenstein’s Monster: Mary Shelley’s World in Print,” Exhibition Opening

Join undergraduate students from English 295H as they present their original research and a class-curated, full-scale exhibition about Mary Shelley’s groundbreaking modern novel, Frankenstein, on the 200th anniversary of its publication. Working under the direction of Professor Jeanne Moskal, along with librarians and exhibition specialists at the Wilson Special Collections Library, the students spent the spring semester with rare materials from the library collections, reconstructing the world in which Shelley worked. They will be on hand to discuss their work…

Start: April 26, 2018 @ 5:30 pm
End: April 26, 2018 @ 7:00 pm
Venue: Wilson Library, Melba Remig Saltarelli Exhibit Room
Phone: +1.919.962.3765
Address:
200 South Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

Fulbright Program Info Session

Interested in working or teaching abroad after graduation? Join the Center for Global Initiatives to learn more about the Fulbright U.S Student Program!

Start: April 26, 2018 @ 5:30 pm
End: April 26, 2018 @ 6:30 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

Catherine Evtuhov, ‘Elizabethan “Intermezzo”: Theatricality as Politics at the Russian Imperial Court (1740s-1750s)’

Unlike Peter I and Catherine II, Empress Elizabeth is not known for her imperial strategy. Yet, her reign witnessed important developments in all of the empire’s border regions, from the annexation of a piece of Finland as a result of the Treaty of Åbo (1743) to the encounter with the Bashkirs, linked to intensive industrial development in the Urals. This paper will attempt an overview of Elizabeth’s empire, both from the perspective of key issues in the border areas and from that of imperial policy. Crucial processes…

Start: April 26, 2018 @ 6:30 pm
End: April 26, 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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