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October 2022

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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Film Screening: The Conference (2022)

October 13 at 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
FedEx Global Education Center, Nelson Mandela Auditorium, 301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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Film screening and discussion with Ruth von Bernuth, Karen Auerbach, and Yaron Shemer; Opening Remarks from Priscilla Layne. About the Film On January 20, 1942, high-ranking representatives of the German Nazi regime met in an idyllic villa on the Great Wannsee in the southwest of Berlin for a meeting that went down in history as the Wannsee Conference, because of its scope, fatality and consequences, perhaps the most terrible conference of human history. Present are 15 leading men of the…

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2022 North Carolina Latin American Film Festival: Berta soy yo (I am Berta)

October 14 at 7:00 pm
FedEx Global Education Center, Nelson Mandela Auditorium, 301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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Dir. by Katia Lara. Honduras. 2022. 70 min. In Spanish with English subtitles. In Honduras, one of the most violent countries in the world, the assassination of the social justice leader Berta Cáceres, remains in impunity. Guided by a map that Berta drew in Katia´s notebook one day before she was killed, the director Katia Lara and her team continue along the contours of the memories of Berta’s family as well as the line of criminal investigation to show us…

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2022 North Carolina Latin American Film Festival: Papi

October 15 at 3:00 pm
FedEx Global Education Center, Nelson Mandela Auditorium, 301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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Followed by a reception in the Atrium @ 4:30 p.m. Watch trailer Followed @ 5 p.m. by Martírio. Introduction by Professor Pedro Lopes de Almeida, UNC-CH Department of Romance Studies. Dir. by Vicente Carelli, Ernesto de Carvalho, Tatiana Almeida. Brazil. 2016. 162 min. In Portuguese, Guaraní, and Spanish with English subtitles. With Celso Aoki, Myriam Medina Aoki, Oriel Benites, Tonico Benites and Guaraní and Kaiowá communities of Mato Grosso do Sul state. Filmed over the course of 40 years, indigenous…

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2022 North Carolina Latin American Film Festival: Cabeça de Nêgo (A Bruddah’s Mind)

October 17 at 7:00 pm
FedEx Global Education Center, Nelson Mandela Auditorium, 301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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Dir. by Déo Cardoso. Brazil. 2020. 86 min. In Portuguese with English subtitles. Based on real events, this political drama fuses Brazilian history with international anti-racist movements. Saulo, a black introvert student and fan of the Black Panther Movement, challenges his school in the largely white city of Fortaleza. After Saulo’s reaction to a racial insult from a classmate, his teachers describe him as a young delinquent and swiftly attempt to expel him ignoring his usually calm and articulate demeanor.…

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Latin America FLAS Info Session

October 25 at 2:00 pm
FedEx Global Education Center, Room 3024, 301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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Information session for the Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowship. Come learn about opportunities to study less-commonly-taught languages, such as Portuguese and the indigenous and creole languages of Latin America!

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Mission Command, Rules, And Discretion: Rwandan Soldiers Navigate UN Peacekeeping

October 27 at 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
FedEx Global Education Center, Room 4003, 301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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This hybrid event features Dr. Louisa Lombard, in conversation with Dr. Aalyia Sadruddin. Rwandan soldiers working as UN peacekeepers are tasked with doing whatever it takes to protect civilians, yet without taking sides in the armed conflicts raging where they are deployed. The soldiers experience moral conflicts as they try to align their ideals, their hierarchical roles, and the initiative-killing machine that international organizations can, despite themselves, become. Many are currently unsure whether it’s better to be a good student,…

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Environmentalism During The Weimar Era

October 27 at 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
FedEx Global Education Center, Nelson Mandela Auditorium, 301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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Public Talk with Paul Dobryden This event is part of 2022 Campus Weeks! Join us for a conversation with Paul Dobryden, Assistant Professor in the Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures at the University of Virginia, on his new book The Hygienic Apparatus: Weimar Cinema and Environmental Disorder (2022). Christina Weiler, Teaching Assistant Professor and German Language Program Director in GSLL as well as President of the North Carolina chapter of the American Association of Teachers of German (NCAATG) through…

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November 2022

Film Screening: Zu Weit Weg (Too Far Away, 2019)

November 3 at 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
FedEx Global Education Center, Nelson Mandela Auditorium, 301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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Public Film Screening & Discussion with Jon Lepofsky and Christina Weiler This event is part of 2022 Campus Weeks. You can learn more this initiative and view other Campus Weeks events on the Campus Weeks webpage. RSVP for November 3 About the Film 12-year-old Ben and his family must leave their village because of the surface lignite mining in the western region of Germany. Ben has trouble fitting into his new school and equally new soccer club, while his old friends…

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