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April 13, 2018

UNC Hospital Multicultural Affair

The goal of the fair is to celebrate the diversity within UNC Hospitals and the community it serves, provide education and promote understanding of differences. In the past, there has been a variety of entertainment, including African dance, salsa lessons, Latin music, Native American singers, gospel singers, Chinese dance, Flamenco dance, Tai-Chi demonstrations, Bhangra dance, martial arts demos, belly dancing, Zumba lessons and Appalachian clogging. Vendors participate with cultural crafts for sale and food samples prepared by the Nutrition &…

Start: April 13, 2018 @ 10:00 am
End: April 13, 2018 @ 2:00 pm
Venue: UNC Hospitals
Address:
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

April 15, 2018

Simone Lässig, ‘Religion as Agent of Change: Jewish and Other Responses to Modernity in Germany, 1780-1860’

The presentation explores the ambivalent role of Judaism and religiosity during the Sattelzeit, when German Jewry was confronted with deep reaching, sometimes threatening social change. The presentation sheds new light on Jewish coping strategies and the transformation of a socio-cultural system shaped by religious practices and knowledge orders in response to modernity. It will show how a new group of Jewish “movers and shakers” used religion and tradition to translate innovation and to make change socially relevant. Focusing on lived…

Start: April 15, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
End: April 15, 2018 @ 7:00 pm
Venue: Hamilton Hall, Room 569
Address:
102 Emerson Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

April 16, 2018

Yoga in the Galleries

Take a break from your day and explore the world of yoga in the beautiful Ackland Art Museum. Each hour-long session offered by registered yoga teacher Joanne Marshall will let you practice a series of gentle yoga poses inspired by the art in the gallery. Beginners are welcome. Yoga mats are provided. Wear comfortable clothing that will allow you to stretch. Sessions are free for Ackland members and $5 per session for all others. Register online for the classes of your choice.

Start: April 16, 2018 @ 12:00 pm
End: April 16, 2018 @ 1:00 pm
Venue: Ackland Art Museum
Phone: +1.919.966.5736
Address:
101 S. Columbia St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

Tai Chi in the Galleries

Register for Tai Chi in the Galleries, an event inspired by the renowned Asian art collections at the Ackland Art Museum. Tai Chi is a Chinese movement practice known to reduce pain and improve your mental and physical balance and well-being. The classes are taught by Joanne Marshall, a certified yoga and Tai Chi instructor. More information about Tai Chi can be found at the Tai Chi for Health Institute website. This class uses gentle Sun Style Tai Chi routines that…

Start: April 16, 2018 @ 1:00 pm
End: April 16, 2018 @ 2:00 pm
Venue: Ackland Art Museum
Phone: +1.919.966.5736
Address:
101 S. Columbia St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

April 19, 2018

Douglas S. Massey, ‘America’s Immigration Policy Fiasco’

Professor Douglas S. Massey will deliver UNC-Chapel Hill’s 2017-18 J. Richard Udry Carolina Population Center Distinguished Lecture: America’s Immigration Policy Fiasco. Massey is the Henry G. Bryant Professor of Sociology at Princeton University where he also directs the Office of Population Research.

Start: April 19, 2018 @ 3:30 pm
End: April 19, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
Venue: CURRENT Art Space + Studio
Phone: 919.843.3333
Address:
123 W. Franklin Street
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

‘Bending the Arc,’ (Haiti, 2017)

Thirty years ago, Dr. Paul Farmer, Dr. Jim Yong Kim, activist Ophelia Dahl, Todd McCormack and investor Thomas White began a movement that changed global health forever. Bending the Arc tells their story. The film screening of this critically acclaimed global health documentary is presented by the Office of International Activities, the Gillings School of Global Public Health, the Department of Allied Health Sciences and the School of Nursing at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. This event…

Start: April 19, 2018 @ 5:30 pm
End: April 19, 2018 @ 8:00 pm
Venue: Medical Biomolecular Research Building, Room 2204
Address:
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

April 20, 2018

Guido Zurstiege, ‘Examining the Echo: Can Online Interfaces Promote Better Discussions on Social Media?’

On Friday, April 20, the Center for Media Law and Policy at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, the School of Media and Journalism Junck Colloquium, the Department of Communication and UNC Global will host a lecture by Guido Zurstiege, a professor of media studies at the University of Tübingen in Germany. Zurstiege and his colleagues at the Leibniz-Institute for Knowledge Media in Tübingen are experimenting with the design of cognitive interfaces to see whether presenting counter-attitudinal information can have debiasing…

Start: April 20, 2018 @ 12:00 pm
End: April 20, 2018 @ 1:00 pm
Venue: Carroll Hall, Halls of Fame Room
Address:
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

April 23, 2018

Yoga in the Galleries

Take a break from your day and explore the world of yoga in the beautiful Ackland Art Museum. Each hour-long session offered by registered yoga teacher Joanne Marshall will let you practice a series of gentle yoga poses inspired by the art in the gallery. Beginners are welcome. Yoga mats are provided. Wear comfortable clothing that will allow you to stretch. Sessions are free for Ackland members and $5 per session for all others. Register online for the classes of your choice.

Start: April 23, 2018 @ 12:00 pm
End: April 23, 2018 @ 1:00 pm
Venue: Ackland Art Museum
Phone: +1.919.966.5736
Address:
101 S. Columbia St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

Tai Chi in the Galleries

Register for Tai Chi in the Galleries, an event inspired by the renowned Asian art collections at the Ackland Art Museum. Tai Chi is a Chinese movement practice known to reduce pain and improve your mental and physical balance and well-being. The classes are taught by Joanne Marshall, a certified yoga and Tai Chi instructor. More information about Tai Chi can be found at the Tai Chi for Health Institute website. This class uses gentle Sun Style Tai Chi routines that…

Start: April 23, 2018 @ 1:00 pm
End: April 23, 2018 @ 2:00 pm
Venue: Ackland Art Museum
Phone: +1.919.966.5736
Address:
101 S. Columbia St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

Black and Abroad

Ready to see the world? Have questions about what the experience will be like as a black student? Join the Study Abroad Office April 23 from 6:30-8:00 p.m. in room 3209 of the Carolina Union to hear stories and advice from black study abroad alumni, as well as get their insight on race and identity abroad. Staff from the Study Abroad Office will also be available to discuss preparing your global adventure. This event is co-sponsored by the Black Student…

Start: April 23, 2018 @ 6:30 pm
End: April 23, 2018 @ 8:00 pm
Venue: Frank Porter Graham Student Union, Room 3209
Phone: +1.919.962.2285
Address:
Corner of South and Raleigh Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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