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October 2022

European Expert Career Panel: Working in European Non-Profit Organizations

October 5 at 2:00 pm - 3:15 pm

This panel is designed for students and alumni who want to work with/for European non-profit organizations such as business chambers, think tanks, cultural institutes, etc. European experts will speak about their own experiences and advise students on a successful career in European non-profit organization and on the European market trends. Register here. Opening Remarks Christine I. Caly-Sanchez Associate Director, Miami-Florida Jean Monnet Center of Excellence, FIU Panelists Annabelle Ballot Pottier Executive Director French American Chamber of Commerce Florida Nevio Boccanera…

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Moldova: Russia’s War on Ukraine and the Road to Europe

October 6 at 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join the Krasno Lecture Series for a Diplomatic Discussion with Kent Logsdon, U.S. ambassador to the Republic of Moldova. The Republic of Moldova is a former Soviet republic and borders both Ukraine and Romania. Russia occupies Moldova's breakaway region of Transnistria. Transnistria, a breakaway region in Moldova, is not internationally recognized. Russia views militarily neutral Moldova as part of its 'sphere of influence.' There has been much speculation that Moscow would like to 'take over' or even invade Moldova. In…

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Indigenous Languages, Native Futures and Global Indigeneity: An Inter-American Dialogue

October 6 at 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Wilson Library, Pleasants Family Assembly Room, 200 South Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Indigenous language revitalization has taken an urgent and creative turn globally. The new practices that aim to strengthen the use of native languages have important lessons for Indigenous politics, identity, and global activism. Professor Tuaza Castro and Professor Frey will discuss the experiences of Quichua language learning in Andean Ecuador and Cherokee language among the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians. A panel discussion will invite the audience into a conversation about indigenous futures and the global connections in native experience.…

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Latin America in the 21st Century Lecture Series: Sustainable Community Development: Perspectives from Mexico

October 6 at 6:00 pm
FedEx Global Education Center, Room 1005, 301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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Join Adriana Maria Cortés Jiménez, Director of the Fundación Comunitaria del Bajío, in this entry in the Latin America in the 21st Century Lecture Series.

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2022 North Carolina Latin American Film Festival: Rojo (Red)

October 6 at 7:00 pm
Rubenstein Art Center Film Theater, Duke University, 2020 Campus Dr
Durham, NC 27708 United States
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Dir. Benjamin Naishtat. Argentina. 2018. 109 min. In the mid-seventies, a strange man arrives in a quiet provincial city. In a restaurant, without any apparent reason, he starts insulting Claudio, a renowned lawyer. The community supports the lawyer and the stranger is humiliated and thrown out of the place. Later that night the stranger, who is determined to wreak a terrible vengeance, intercepts Claudio and his wife Susana. The lawyer then takes a path of no return involving death, secrets…

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Family Weekend Study Abroad Meet and Greet, Info Session

October 7 at 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
FedEx Global Education Center, 301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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Join the Study Abroad Office! Please join the Study Abroad Office for an in-person reception and info session. Meet study abroad staff and find out more about program options, credit, funding, and the application process. They look forward to helping you “expand your campus”. Location FedEx Global Education Center Outside in the Courtyard at the corner of Pittsboro St. & McCauley St. Rain location: 1st floor Atrium of FedEx Global Education Center

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Film Screening ‘Quo Vadis, Adia’ (2020)

October 11 at 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
FedEx Global Education Center, Nelson Mandela Auditorium, 301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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Join the Center for European Studies to watch the 2022 LUX Audience Award-winning film, “Quo Vadis, Aida?” by Jasmila Žbanić. This film focuses on Aida, a translator for the United Nations in Srebrenica, during the summer of 1995. Aida’s family is among those seeking refuge at the UN encampment and with her access to the negotiations, Aida facing moral dilemmas of life and death. A panel & discussion will follow the film, along with a reception. This film screening is made possible by…

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2022 North Carolina Latin American Film Festival: El guardián de la memoria (The Guardian of Memory)

October 11 at 7:00 pm
Carolina Theater of Durham, 309 W Morgan St
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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Dir. by Marcela Arteaga. Mexico. 2020. In Spanish with English subtitles. The Guardian of Memory tells the story of Mexican men, women, and children seeking safety in the US. Carlos Spector, an immigration lawyer born in El Paso, TX, fights to obtain political asylum for Mexicans fleeing extreme violence. This is the story about the kindness and hope that still exists in people who endured tremendous suffering, and Carlos Spector’s tireless efforts to help them. Watch Trailer Shown with short…

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2022 North Carolina Latin American Film Festival: The Social Outburst in Latin America

October 12 at 12:00 pm

Speaker: Ana María Fernández. PhD. Foreign Language. University of Ottawa, Canada. Dr. Fernández is the co-editor of the special journal Manifesting Democracy in Latin America and the Caribbean. (CALACS Journal on Latin American Studies, 2022). Dr. Fernández will introduce the volume, which presents nine visions that articulate how social movements are organizing themselves, taking to the streets, and social media platforms, to counterbalance inequity and find representation in Latin America. The nine contributions revise the contexts in which protests, uprisings,…

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2022 North Carolina Latin American Film Festival: Nudo Mixteco

October 12 at 7:00 pm
Chelsea Theater, 1129 Weaver Dairy Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Dir. by Ángeles Cruz. México. 2021. 91 min. In Spanish with English subtitles. Set against the backdrop of the annual Festival of San Mateo, writer/director Ángeles Cruz weaves a rich tapestry of three Indigenous women navigating love, sex, and desire within the often-crushing strictures of customs and traditions. Nudo Mixteco follows the return of María, Esteban, and Toña, each from a different direction. Each of them has a different reason for coming back, just like each had a different reason to…

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