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May 3, 2019 - May 4, 2019

Partisan Divides Conference

The Partisan Divides workshop is hosted at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill by Liesbet Hooghe, Gary Marks and the members of the Fall 2018 graduate seminar, POLI 891: David Attewell, Jacob Gunderson, Andreas Jozwiak, Jelle Koedam, Caroline Lancaster and Stephanie Shady. This workshop is funded by the Kenan and Burton Craige research funds and the Center for European Studies at UNC-Chapel Hill, a Jean Monnet Center of Excellence. For details on the conference and the schedule, visit…

Start: May 3, 2019 @ 12:30 pm
End: May 4, 2019 @ 6:30 pm
Venue: FedEx Global Education Center, Room 4003
Phone: +1.919.962.2435
Address:
301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

May 6, 2019

Monday French Language Lunch

Jessica Tanner, assistant professor of French at UNC-Chapel Hill, will facilitate the lunch, and encourages participants to speak only in French. All participants will receive a short foreign language article prior to the lunch that will serve as the foundation for our discussion. The cost is $20 and includes lunch. Pre-registration required. Register online or call +1.919.962.1544.

Start: May 6, 2019 @ 12:00 pm
End: May 6, 2019 @ 1:30 pm
Venue: Weathervane
Phone: 919.929.9466
Address:
201 S. Estes Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
Cost: 20

May 8, 2019

Kaffeestunde

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. For more information, contact Nathan Drapela. This event is sponsored by the Department of Germanic and Slavic Languages and Literatures.

Start: May 8, 2019 @ 2:00 pm
End: May 8, 2019 @ 3:00 pm
Venue: Dey Hall, Room 413
Address:
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

Czech/Slovak Conversation Hour

Speakers of Czech and Slovak of all levels are welcome to join Carolina’s weekly Czech/Slovak Language Hour. The group meets Wednesday off campus at Linda’s Bar & Grill from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. This event is sponsored by the Department of Germanic and Slavic Languages and Literatures.

Start: May 8, 2019 @ 6:30 pm
End: May 8, 2019 @ 7:30 pm
Venue: Linda’s Bar and Grill
Phone: 919.933.6663
Address:
203 E Franklin Street
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

May 13, 2019

Tai Chi in the Galleries

Tai Chi is an ancient Chinese movement practice known to reduce pain and improve your mental and physical balance and well-being. This class uses gentle Sun-style Tai Chi routines that are safe, easy to learn, and suitable for all ages and fitness levels. Tai Chi in the Galleries is inspired by the renowned Asian art collections at the Ackland and is taught by Joanne Marshall, a certified yoga and Tai Chi for Health instructor. All movements are done standing. Wear comfortable clothes and…

Date: May 13, 2019
Venue: Ackland Art Museum
Phone: +1.919.966.5736
Address:
101 S. Columbia St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

Yoga in the Galleries

Yoga in the Galleries provides an opportunity to practice a series of gentle yoga poses inspired by the art in the Ackland Art Museum gallery. The hour-long session is taught by registered yoga teacher Joanne Marshall. Beginners are welcome. Yoga mats are provided. Wear comfortable clothing that will allow you to stretch. Cost is free for Ackland members; $5 per session for all others. RSVP on the Ackland’s website.

Start: May 13, 2019 @ 12:00 pm
End: May 13, 2019 @ 1:00 pm
Venue: Ackland Art Museum
Phone: +1.919.966.5736
Address:
101 S. Columbia St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

May 14, 2019

Reading Group Discussion, ‘Touch’ by Adania Shibli

Carolina Public Humanities is hosting a Great Books Reading Group discussion on Touch, a novella by Palestinian author and playwright Adania Shibli. This two-hour discussion is led by Nadia Yaqub, professor and chair of Asian studies. Advance registration is required as seats are limited. The registration fee of $25 includes a copy of the book and refreshments. Sponsored by Carolina Public Humanities. Find more information at https://humanities.unc.edu/greatbooks/ or call +1.919.962.1544.

Start: May 14, 2019 @ 10:00 am
End: May 14, 2019 @ 12:00 pm
Venue: Flyleaf Books
Phone: +1.919.942.7373
Address:
752 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
Cost: 25

”The Greatness of Her Position’: Comparing Identitarian and Jihadi Discourses on Women,’ Discussion with Ashley Mattheis and Charlie Winter

This event will launch a report co-authored by Ashley Mattheis from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Charlie Winter, senior research fellow at International Center for the Study of Radicalization. The role of women in extremist movements today is as multifaceted as it is extensive. They are active across the ideological spectrum and, in the context of identitarianism and jihadism in particular, are considered to be especially fundamental for in-group survival, both as child-bearers and vehicles for…

Start: May 14, 2019 @ 5:30 pm
End: May 14, 2019 @ 7:30 pm
Venue: King’s College London

May 16, 2019

Southern Culture Movie Series, ‘Don’t Get Trouble in Your Mind: The Carolina Chocolate Drops’ Story’

Don’t Get Trouble in Your Mind: The Carolina Chocolate Drops’ Story (2017, 83 min.) is a portrait of the Carolina Chocolate Drops, a string band from Raleigh, North Carolina, and their mentor, fiddler Joe Thompson (1919–2012). Produced and directed by John Whitehead, the film captures how three African Americans from the hip-hop generation embraced a 19th-century genre and took it to new heights, winning a Grammy in 2010. The story of the band’s meteoric rise, from busking on the street to…

Start: May 16, 2019 @ 5:30 pm
End: May 16, 2019 @ 7:30 pm
Venue: FedEx Global Education Center, Nelson Mandela Auditorium
Phone: +1.919.962.2435
Address:
301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

May 23, 2019

Global Immersion Elective Alumni and Friends Dinner in Tokyo

Join the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Kenan-Flagler Business School for a dinner with current MBA students attending the China and Japan Global Immersion Elective (GIE) program. GIEs provide students in the MBA and Executive MBA programs at Kenan-Flagler with an opportunity to engage in short-term experiential learning abroad for academic credit. These programs are offered annually, and each GIE combines relevant and timely international business issues with discussions of how to do business in targeted countries or…

Start: May 23, 2019 @ 7:00 pm
End: May 23, 2019 @ 9:00 pm
Venue: Gonpachi Nishiazabu Restaurant
Address:
1F/2F 1-13-11 Nishi-Azabu Minato-ku
Tokyo, Japan
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