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April 2021

Virtual: ‘Teaching about the Middle East through Underreported Stories with the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting’

April 22 at 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

This session with the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting on April 22 at 5:00 p.m. will explore reporting on the MENA region and curricular resources that can be used to connect underreported news stories to the classroom. It will outline ways to engage students in global issues through journalism, develop media literacy, encourage critical thinking about the MENA region, and connect with a journalist for a conversation about their experience reporting from the Middle East. For more information and registration…

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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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May 2021

Virtual: Off the Shelf Author Talk with Finis Dunaway

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

Finis Dunaway discusses his book Defending the Arctic Refuge: A Photographer, an Indigenous Nation, and a Fight for Environmental Justice on May 27, 2021 at 12:00 p.m. Dunaway is a professor in the history department at Trent University. Tucked away in the northeastern corner of Alaska is one of the most contested landscapes in all of North America: the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. Considered sacred by Indigenous peoples in Alaska and Canada and treasured by environmentalists, the refuge provides life-sustaining…

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