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April 2021

Virtual: Brown Bag German Language Lunch

April 22 at 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

featuring Christina Weiler, teaching assistant professor of German Interested in polishing or refreshing your foreign language speaking skills in a warm and welcoming virtual environment? Bring your own brown bag lunch to any computer, tablet, or smartphone, and join UNC faculty discussion leaders for a lunch over Zoom chat where participants are encouraged to speak only in a foreign language. All participants will receive a short foreign language article prior to the lunch that will serve as the foundation for our discussion. Language Lunches take…

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CANCELED: Virtual: Krasno Global Events Series: ‘China, Russia, Iran, NATO and Transatlantic Relations, Climate Change, Economic Dislocation and the Future of the EU and Germany Beyond Angela Merkel’

April 26 at 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

This event is canceled and will be re-scheduled for next semester.   Klaus Larres, Richard M. Krasno Distinguished Professor at UNC-Chapel Hill, will moderate the discussion on globalization and geopolitics. Speakers Sigmar Gabriel is the former German Vice Chancellor, the former Foreign Minister and Economics Minister (2013-2018), the former Environment Minister (2005-2009), a long-standing Social Democratic Party of Germany leader, and has been the Chairman of the Atlantik-Brücke since 2019.   No RSVP necessary, please arrive online at 3:55 p.m.…

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Virtual: Study Abroad 101 Information Session

April 28 at 11:00 am - 11:45 am

Ready to get started on your study abroad journey? The first step is to join the UNC Study Abroad team for a Study Abroad 101 Information Session! In this session, one of UNC’s study abroad advisors will cover general information that will help guide you through the next steps to study abroad, including the application process, funding and financial aid info, credits and more! Join this information session or navigate to https://unc.zoom.us/join and use Meeting ID 99726865661 More info about Where to…

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Virtual: ROMS Film Club Screening of ‘Tabu’ (2012)

April 29 at 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join the Romance Studies Department on April 29 at 7:00 p.m. for a ROMS Film Club screening of “Tabu.” This 2012 drama/romance was directed by Miguel Gomes in Portuguese with English subtitles. Two elderly women, Pilar (Teresa Madruga) and Santa (Isabel Muñoz Cardoso), try to find the man that their recently deceased friend, Aurora (Laura Soveral), had a passionate affair with in her youth. Register here. The meeting ID is 947 894 6904.

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May 2021

Virtual: Brown Bag French Language Lunch

May 3 at 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

featuring Jessica Tanner, assistant professor of French Interested in polishing or refreshing your foreign language speaking skills in a warm and welcoming virtual environment? Bring your own brown bag lunch to any computer, tablet, or smartphone, and join UNC faculty discussion leaders for a lunch over Zoom chat where participants are encouraged to speak only in a foreign language. All participants will receive a short foreign language article prior to the lunch that will serve as the foundation for our discussion. Language Lunches take place…

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Virtual: ‘Trade, Global Supply Chains and Worker Rights in the EU’

May 4 at 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Join the Center for European Studies on May 4 at 11:00 a.m. for a panel that will focus on labor and human rights in countries in the Global South, and how the EU affects/could affect those outcomes via its economic relations. These include trade — such as including labor-related conditions in preferential trade agreements, or as part of its Generalized System of Preferences program (the EU does both). These mechanisms also could include rules affecting supply chains — for instance,…

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Virtual: Kaffeestunde (German Coffee Conversation Hour)

May 6 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: ‘Connecting Your Classroom to the World: Collaborating with the UNC and Duke Area Studies Centers’

May 12 at 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Learn about the interesting collaborations between UNC and Duke Area Studies Centers and Minority Serving Institution (MSI) and Community College (CC) faculty on May 12. The event will feature speakers from Minority Serving Institutions and Community Colleges from across the Southeast. Speakers will talk about how UNC and Duke Area Studies Centers’ resources have supported faculty in internationalizing their curriculum. The Area Studies Centers will also talk about all resources available to MSI and CC faculty, including funding for travel…

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Virtual: ‘Odd Couples: Objects in Conversation’

May 16 at 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join the Ackland Museum and Ackland interns Sarah Farkas and object based teaching fellow Erin Dickey on April 16 at 12:00 p.m. for a guided look at artwork from opposite corners of the Ackland’s collection. See how unexpected pairings can lead to exciting new insights! https://events.ackland.org/event/odd-couples-041621/The lecture will examine Molded Dish (istoriato crespina) with Europa and the Bull and Bhrikuti, the Female Companion of the White Avalokiteshvara, Lord of Compassion. This program will be held virtually via Zoom. Register here…

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July 2021

Virtual: Curator’s Conversation: Introduction to Visions of Venice

July 9 at 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Join Dana E. Cowen, Sheldon Peck Curator for European and American Art before 1950, for an in-depth look at Visions of Venice. In this virtual discussion, participants will learn more about the circumstances of Whistler’s 1879 trip to Venice, his unique views of the floating city, his experimental working method, and how his works were received back in London. Visions of Venice: Etchings by James McNeill Whistler from the Collection of Ambassador C. Boyden Gray showcases thirty of Whistler’s etchings of Venice…

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