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November 15, 2018

Jocelyn Ford, ‘Nowhere to Call Home: Tibetan in Beijing’

Nowhere to Call Home provides a rare glimpse into the world of a Tibetan farmer, torn between her traditional way of life and her desire for her son to have a better future in the city. Shot in the slums of Beijing and a remote village in Tibet, this story puts a human face on the strife that fractures China and Tibet, as well as the impact of economic development on a rural Tibetan community. This documentary is the first…

Start: November 15, 2018 @ 5:30 pm
End: November 15, 2018 @ 7:00 pm
Venue: Wilson Library, Pleasants Family Assembly Room
Phone: (919) 962-3765
Address:
200 South Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

1001 Nights

Come explore the greater Middle East through performances, delicious foods, calligraphy and interactive cultural booths. 1001 Nights is brought to you by the Persian Cultural Society at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. This event is free to attend, and free food from Flame Kabob will be served. For more information, please visit here. This event is sponsored by the Persian Cultural Society, UNC-Chapel Hill Persian Studies, UNC-Chapel Hill Mixed Asia/Pacific Islander Students’ Heritage, NC Hillel, Iranian Cultural Society…

Start: November 15, 2018 @ 6:30 pm
End: November 15, 2018 @ 8:30 pm
Venue: Frank Porter Graham Student Union, The Great Hall
Phone: +1.919.962.2285
Address:
Corner of South and Raleigh Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

November 16, 2018

Popoika: Weekly Conversation Practice

Popoika is Carolina’s longstanding weekly conversation group and it’s now especially for advanced Russian learners. Popoika will meet on Fridays from 4 to 5 p.m. in the German Slavic Reading Room, Dey Hall 413. This event is sponsored by the Department of Germanic and Slavic Languages and Literatures.

Start: November 16, 2018 @ 4:00 pm
End: November 16, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
Venue: Dey Hall, Room 413
Address:
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

November 19, 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: November 19, 2018 @ 12:00 pm
End: November 19, 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: November 19, 2018 @ 1:00 pm
End: November 19, 2018 @ 2:00 pm
Venue: Ackland Art Museum
Phone: +1.919.966.5736
Address:
101 S. Columbia St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

Sitao Xu, ‘Trade War: The US-China Rivalry and What to Do About It’

This is a lecture and discussion with Sitao Xu, a chief economist and partner with Deloitte China. Panelists include Christian Lundblad, a professor of finance and associate dean at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and Klaus Larres, a professor of history and international affairs at UNC-Chapel Hill. This event is part of the Krasno Event Series.

Start: November 19, 2018 @ 5:30 pm
End: November 19, 2018 @ 7:00 pm
Venue: Wilson Library, Pleasants Family Assembly Room
Phone: (919) 962-3765
Address:
200 South Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

November 21, 2018

Kaffestunde

This is a weekly casual meeting in the Dey Hall German department. Anyone wishing to practice speaking German is welcome! Kaffeestunde is held every Wednesday from 2 to 3 p.m. in the German department Reading Room, Dey 413. Come join the Department of Germanic and Slavic Languages and Literatures! For more information, contact Nathan Drapela.

Start: November 21, 2018 @ 2:00 pm
End: November 21, 2018 @ 3:00 pm
Venue: Dey Hall, Room 413
Address:
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

November 22, 2018

Russian Tea and Conversation Hour

Join the Carolina Slavic Club on Thursdays for Russian tea and conversation hour! Beginner to intermediate level speakers are welcome from 5 to 6 p.m., and intermediate level to native speakers from 4 to 5 p.m. Please contact the Department of Germanic and Slavic Languages with any additional questions.

Start: November 22, 2018 @ 4:00 pm
End: November 22, 2018 @ 6:00 pm
Venue: Dey Hall, Room 413
Address:
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

Russkiy Chas: Weekly Conversation Practice

Russkiy Chas is the Carolina Slavic Club’s new weekly conversation group for students and fans of the Russian language. Beginners of Russian will meet on Thursdays from 5 to 6 p.m. in the German Slavic Reading Room, Dey 413. This event is sponsored by the Department of Germanic and Slavic Languages and Literatures.

Start: November 22, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
End: November 22, 2018 @ 6:00 pm
Venue: Dey Hall, Room 413
Address:
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

November 23, 2018

Popoika: Weekly Conversation Practice

Popoika is Carolina’s longstanding weekly conversation group and it’s now especially for advanced Russian learners. Popoika will meet on Fridays from 4 to 5 p.m. in the German Slavic Reading Room, Dey Hall 413. This event is sponsored by the Department of Germanic and Slavic Languages and Literatures.

Start: November 23, 2018 @ 4:00 pm
End: November 23, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
Venue: Dey Hall, Room 413
Address:
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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