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January 2021

Virtual: Kaffeestunde (German Coffee Conversation Hour)

January 21 at 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until May 6, 2021

Join UNC German Club for Kaffee und Konversationen via Zoom. All levels are welcome and encouraged to come practice their language skills. Thursdays 12:30-1:30 Find out more about the UNC German Club.

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Virtual: Study Abroad General Advising, Credit Transfer and Financial Aid Drop-In Hours

January 21 at 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until May 6, 2021

Have a quick question about study abroad, navigating the website or financial aid? Meet with the Study Abroad Office virtually on Zoom during Drop-In Hours to ask general questions that might not require a 20 minute advising appointment. For questions about your study abroad credits or the credit transfer process in general, please visit the Study Abroad website to review the credit transfer process. If you have further questions, meet virtually on Zoom during the Drop-In Hours to ask one…

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Virtual: UNESCO Intercultural Competency Training

January 21 at 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Darla K. Deardorff, executive director of the Association of International Education Administrators, will lead in a training experience to build intercultural competencies based on her newly released Manual for Developing Intercultural Competencies: Story Circles, published by UNESCO and Routledge. The Story Circles methodology promotes intercultural competence development in building more inclusive societies and can be used in and out of classrooms. It has been piloted around the world through the United Nations and is now available in 5 languages as open-access…

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Virtual: Paige Cottingham-Streater, ‘Black Americans and US-Japan Relations’

January 21 at 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

PART OF THE 2020-21 SPEAKER SERIES, “BLACKNESS IN ASIAN AND MIDDLE EASTERN STUDIES” This session will feature Paige Cottingham-Streater, executive director of the Japan-U.S. Friendship Commission, “Black Americans and U.S.-Japan Relations,” and will be moderated by Morgan Pitelka, chair of the Department of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies at UNC-Chapel Hill. Cottingham-Streater directs the work of the Japan-U.S. Friendship Commission. The Commission is an independent federal government agency that supports research, education, public affairs and exchange with Japan. Its mission…

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Virtual: Lectures in Art History: Joan Neuberger, University of Texas at Austin

January 21 at 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Join the Department of Art & Art History for a lecture in art history. The living forms of nature played a consistent, though unappreciated, role in all of Eisenstein’s creative work. From the hybrid human-animal sketches of his teens through his mature theory of polyphonic montage, he saw nature, not as something to be controlled, but as a source of individual liberation, a model for understanding film reception, and a blueprint for a utopian socialist collective. This presentation will examine…

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Virtual: Los Valientes Performed by Core Ensemble

January 24 at 8:00 am - January 31 at 5:00 pm

The Institute for the Study of the Americas (ISA) welcomes Core Ensemble back to UNC-Chapel Hill with a streaming performance of Los Valientes. This chamber music theatre production for solo actor and trio (cello, piano, and percussion) explore the lives of three Latin American figures: Diego Rivera, Archbishop Oscar Romero and Joaquín Murrieta aka “Zorro". Los Valientes is written by José Cruz González. The music for Los Valientes features songs and concert/vernacular music by a wide range of Latin American…

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Virtual: Study Abroad General Advising and Financial Aid Drop-In Hours

January 28 at 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on October 8, 2020 at 2:00 pm

One event on October 15, 2020 at 2:00 pm

One event on October 29, 2020 at 2:00 pm

One event on November 5, 2020 at 2:00 pm

One event on November 12, 2020 at 2:00 pm

One event on December 10, 2020 at 2:00 pm

One event on December 3, 2020 at 2:00 pm

One event on January 7, 2020 at 2:00 pm

One event on January 14, 2020 at 2:00 pm

One event on January 21, 2020 at 2:00 pm

One event on January 28, 2021 at 2:00 pm

Have a quick question about study abroad or navigating the website? Meet the UNC Study Abroad team virtually on Zoom during Drop-In Hours to ask general questions that might not require a 20-minute advising appointment. Join Zoom Meeting

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Virtual: Discussion of ‘The Pale Death: Poison Gas and German Racial Exceptionalism, 1915-1945’

January 29 at 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Join the North Carolina German Studies and Workshop Series for a discussion on German racial exceptionalism. In the second year of World War I, the German-Jewish chemist Fritz Haber supervised the first deployment of industrialized chemical weapons against French colonial troops. The uncertain nature of the attack, both in its execution and outcome, led many German military men to question the controllability of poison gas. Over the next three decades, Germans would continue this line of inquiry, as aero-chemical attacks…

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Virtual: ‘Masters or Victims of the Chemical World?: The Question of Complicity in a Chemically-Minded Third Reich’

January 29 at 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Join the North Carolina German Studies and Workshop Series for a discussion on gas masks in the Third Reich. The presentation will examine the ways in which the gas mask served as a technological site of discipline, conformity and complicity in the envisioned air and gas protection community of the Third Reich. Throughout the 1930s, the Nazis used the gas mask as a material tool in the creation of a compliant and chemically-minded German subject. With masks donned, German civilians…

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February 2021

Virtual: UNC Working Globally in Denmark Information Session

February 3 at 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Interested in spending your summer in Copenhagen, studying organizational communication in a global context? Join the Study Abroad Office to find out more about UNC Working Globally in Denmark and speak with Professor Steve May, who will be teaching COMM 325 in Copenhagen this summer. To participate, please enter the Zoom room at the start of the hour. The session will be recorded and you can contact abroad@unc.edu for the recording after the session concludes. Join the Zoom information session.

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