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January 2021

Virtual: Clouding: Shape and Sign in Asian Art

January 20, 2021 - February 13, 2022
Ackland Art Museum, 101 S. Columbia St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

From January 20, 2021-February 13, 2022, the Ackland Art Museum will be exhibiting a year-long installation that explores the diverse forms and functions of clouds in the arts of Asia. This exhibition will juxtapose works of art in different media and from different time periods spanning the Bronze Age to the present. Clouds have long held a significant place in human imagination and thought. Clouds elude straightforward perceptual and symbolic identification. The diversity of forms of clouds in Asian arts…

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July 2021

Beads of Distinction: Yoruba Royal Caps from the Collection of Rhonda Morgan Wilkerson

July 14 - December 26
Ackland Art Museum, 101 S. Columbia St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

The Yoruba peoples of southwestern Nigeria and adjacent regions have developed a rich and vibrant tradition of beadwork designs, especially after the introduction of glass beads through European trade from the late eighteenth century. The small, brilliantly colored beads were often used to decorate the regalia that denotes and celebrates the powers of the ruler (oba). This included headgear for non-ritual, minor occasions and daily wear, such as the five beaded caps in this installation, dating from the late nineteenth…

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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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Virtual: Europe Cultural Kitchen series for NC educators

July 29 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 for NC educators and community members this summer. Registration Link: go.unc.edu/culturalkitchen Please join the UNC-Duke Area Studies Centers for free, virtual global cooking sessions via Zoom. 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…

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Summer Popoika: Weekly Russian Conversation Hour

July 29 at 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until August 13, 2021

Don’t let your Russian skills fall out of practice this summer! Join the UNC Russian Flagship Program for casual conversations with other Russian-language learners at weekly Popoika every Thursday at 5PM! The hour-long conversations will be spoken in Russian only. All levels are welcome! Zoom code: 991 7796 7246

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Virtual: TransAtlantic Masters Program Alumni Panel

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

Please mark your calendars and save the date for the next TransAtlantic Masters Program alumni panel on Friday, July 30. These alumni events provide an excellent opportunity to find out more about TAM and to meet program graduates, students, administrators, and professors. Alumni will talk about their experience in the program and their career trajectory. Please email Sarah Hutchison to RSVP for the event or with any questions. TAM ALUMNI PANELISTS: DALE KOCH ’18 – PANEL MODERATOR Dale studied in Bremen as…

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August 2021

Virtual: Asia Cultural Kitchen series for NC educators

August 3 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 for NC educators and community members this summer. Registration Link: go.unc.edu/culturalkitchen Please join the UNC-Duke Area Studies Centers for free, virtual global cooking sessions via Zoom. 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…

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Virtual: North Africa Cultural Kitchen series for NC educators

August 5 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 for NC educators and community members this summer. Registration Link: go.unc.edu/culturalkitchen Please join the UNC-Duke Area Studies Centers for free, virtual global cooking sessions via Zoom. 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…

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Week of Welcome: Study Abroad Meet & Greet, Info Session

August 23 at 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
FedEx Global Education Center, 301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

Please join the Study Abroad Office for an in-person reception and info session (offered virtually and in-person). Meet study abroad staff and find out more about program options, credit, funding, and the application process. We look forward to helping you “expand your campus”. Virtual Info Session Can’t make the in-person event? Join a brief info session for an overview of study abroad at UNC Chapel Hill by following this link. Location FedEx Global Education Center Outside in the Courtyard at the…

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September 2021

Virtual Fulbright Information Session

September 1 at 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Interested in researching or teaching abroad after graduation? Join us for a virtual information session to learn more about the Fulbright U.S Student Program! The Fulbright U.S. Student Program allows graduating seniors, master’s students, doctoral candidates, and recent graduates to self-design a research/study project or serve as an English Teaching Assistant in one of more than 140 countries. Visit UNC Fulbright to learn more about the program and application process. Join the event

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