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April 17, 2018

Dagmar Kusá, ‘Who Belongs?: Contesting Citizenship in Central Europe’

The migrant crisis in 2015 has caught most European countries unprepared and solicited diverse responses from the “old” and “new” Europe. Central European countries responded with almost hysterical fear and rejection of the possibility to settle some of the incoming refugees on their territory. This reaction has historical and cultural roots upon which the very conception of citizenship is defined and interpreted. It is connected to an exclusivist idea of a state-forming nation in this region, which already perceives the “old” ethnic minorities…

Start: April 17, 2018 @ 5:30 pm
End: April 17, 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 18, 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 18, 2018 @ 2:00 pm
End: April 18, 2018 @ 4:00 pm
Venue: FedEx Global Education Center, Study Abroad Office, Room 2009
Address:
301 Pittsboro Street
Chapel Hill, 27516 United States

April 19, 2018

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 19, 2018 @ 2:00 pm
End: April 19, 2018 @ 2:30 pm
Venue: FedEx Global Education Center, Room 2008
Phone: +1.919.962.2435
Address:
301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

April 20, 2018

Book Reading with Marente de Moor

Join European Union Prize for Literature (EUPL) winner Marente de Moor for a reading of selections from her book The Dutch Maiden. Learn more about de Moor and the EUPL on the Center for European Studies website. Contact Sarah Hutchison to receive a few free copies of the novel.

Start: April 20, 2018 @ 5:30 pm
End: April 20, 2018 @ 7:00 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

The Savoy Family Cajun Band

The Savoy Family Cajun Band will perform in the Nelson Mandela Auditorium at the FedEx Global Education Center at 7:00 pm on April 20, 2018. The band hails from southwest Louisiana, where they explore French influence on southern music and its multiethnic results. Each member of the Savoy family is a talented musician, and bandleader Mark was recently awarded the National Heritage Fellowship. Mark and his wife Ann have traveled the world playing in venues such as the Smithsonian Institution,…

Start: April 20, 2018 @ 7:00 pm
End: April 20, 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 23, 2018

Sarah Cameron, ‘The Hungry Steppe: Famine, Violence and the Making of Soviet Kazakhstan’

Though it is one of the most dramatic consequences of Stalinist modernization, the story of the Kazakh famine of 1930-33, which led to the death of 1.5 million people and transformed a territory the size of continental Europe, has long remained hidden from view. Sarah Cameron’s talk will examine this largely unknown history, revealing the famine’s devastating consequences for Kazakh society. She will also consider how the case of the Kazakh famine should alter our understanding of violence, modernization and…

Start: April 23, 2018 @ 5:30 pm
End: April 23, 2018 @ 7:00 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

‘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
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