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April 2021

Virtual: Study Abroad 101 Information Session

April 20 at 4:00 pm - 4:45 pm

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: Spring 2021 Cultural Festival for K-12 Educators and Students

April 23 at 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

K-12 educators, would you like to have UNC students with international experience and expertise speak to your class through a virtual presentation? Sign up for the Carolina Navigators Spring 2021 Virtual Cultural Festival on April 23, 2021! Your students can attend up to 3 presentations. Carolina Navigators have a Virtual Cultural Festival in November, and April each year! SESSION #1: 9-10 AM EST, Transportation in Cuba and El Salvador, Presenters-Ava and Sammie (Level: Elementary, but open to K-12) SESSION #2:…

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Virtual: Ackland Film Forum Watch Party and Panel for ‘A Fantastic Woman’

April 27 at 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm

Join the Ackland Art Museum for the final film in the Ackland Film Forum’s Global Queer Cinema Series, A Fantastic Woman (Sebastian Lelio, 2017, Chile). The series is a collaboration with the Film Studies Program in the Department of English and Comparative Literature at UNC-Chapel Hill, and features a selection of four international films presented in connection with the Ackland’s Close Looks digital initiative. View the selected films on your own or join us for a watch party. Watch parties…

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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: Teaching the Asian Diaspora in Latin America

April 29 at 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Did you know that there are over 4 million Latin Americans of Asian descent? Shannon Hahn, Chair of Foreign Languages and Spanish Instructor at Durham Technical Community College, will demonstrate how Spanish teachers of all levels can bring Asia into the classroom. We will learn about Asian-Latin American connections through history, food, culture and more. Participants will receive a certificate for 1.5 PD hours for attending this free webinar! This event is generously funded with Title VI Funds from the…

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June 2021

Virtual: Caribbean Connections

June 3 at 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Join the Carolina Public Humanities department on June 3 this summer for their virtual “learning and listening” events combining commentary and performance. This concert, ‘Caribbean Connections,’ with virtual performances by Stephen Anderson and Juan Manuel Alamo. It’s the perfect mix of education and entertainment!  These programs are virtual events and take place Thursday evenings from 7:00-8:30 pm. Tuition is $15, which includes “admission” to the event in real time (with live Q&A) as well as access to the recorded program…

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Virtual: ‘Art, Monuments, and Power in Native American Cultures Before 1500’

June 12 at 9:00 am - 12:30 pm

Ruling elites have always wanted to show their power through monuments and artworks that celebrate their grandeur and exalted status. The Carolina Public Humanities’ Dialogues seminar on June 12 examines the linkage between power and monumental art in the societies that flourished long before 1500 C.E. in places that are now within the southeastern United States and Mexico.  How did the powerful rulers in these societies proclaim their power through the buildings, landscapes, sculptures, and artistic rituals that they commissioned…

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UNC Opera: Scenes from ATLAS

June 30 at 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Between 2018 and 2019, 7 children died in US detention: Darlyn Cristabel Cordova-Valle, 10 Jakelin Caal Maquín, 7 Felipe Gomez Alonzo, 8 Juan de León Gutiérrez, 16 Wilmer Josué Ramírez Vásquez, 2½ Carlos Hernandez Vásquez, 16 Mariee Juárez, 20 months We have seen images of the border and of the detention facilities holding migrant children. We have heard their testimony and witnessed their pain. Now, it is time that we act. UNC Opera seeks to tell the story of one…

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July 2021

Virtual: Latin America Cultural Kitchen Series for NC Educators

July 27 at 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

The UNC-Duke Area Studies Centers and Carolina Navigators have put together a free, virtual Cultural Kitchen series via Zoom for NC educators and community members this summer. In each session, attendees will learn how to make a dish from a different region of the world while learning about the culture of the featured region. Experts from each region will be leading the cooking sessions and will provide registered participants with a list of ingredients to follow in advance. This session focuses on…

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October 2021

‘Being and Belonging’ Opening Programming

October 5 at 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
FedEx Global Education Center, Florence and James Peacock Atrium, 301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
Being and Belonging: Perspectives in North Carolina

A program celebrating the opening of Being and Belonging: Perspectives in North Carolina, an art exhibition at the FedEx Global Education Center at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, will be held on Oct. 5. Programming will begin at 5:30 p.m., with remarks starting at 6:00 p.m. in the Florence and James Peacock Atrium. Each artist has been invited to speak about their work.  Being and Belonging brings together 13 artists of Latin American heritage from across North Carolina whose work evokes questions of identity, environment and home. The…

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