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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: Global Health Research Experts Workshop

June 4 at 9:00 am - 10:30 am

Join The Graduate School’s Leadership Development Scholars Program for their Global Health Research Experts Panel, featuring: Dr. Suzanne Maman: Professor in the Department of Health Behavior, Associate dean for Global Health at UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health. Dr. Maman has over 20 years of experience in HIV and violence prevention research in Sub-Saharan Africa. Dr. Fan Yang: Assistant Professor in Peking University, China. Before joining Peking University, Dr. Yang worked at the UNC Project-China as a postdoc fellow…

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Virtual: Thirteenth Heritage Language Virtual Research Institute

June 7 - June 10

Join the University of North Carolina and Duke University from June 7-June 10 for online sessions on language similarity and language distance in bilingual/heritage situations.  Researchers working on heritage languages and bilingualism more generally occasionally notice that the degree of heritage language maintenance varies depending on the dominant language of the bilingual dyad. For example, Spanish as a heritage language spoken in Germany seems to be weaker than Spanish as a heritage language with French as the dominant language. While…

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Virtual: ‘The World and Music of Chopin’

June 10 at 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Frédéric François Chopin set the bar for all pianist-composers of the Romantic era. His etudes, waltzes, and other compositions are familiar to many, but what are some of the stories behind their creation, and what are the keys to understanding what made Chopin so special? Piano maestro Robert Buxton will perform his pieces and discuss the life and art of the man whose name is nearly synonymous with his instrument. Join Carolina Public Humanities on June 10 for their virtual…

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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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Virtual: 22nd Annual Harvard Nutrition Obesity Symposium: Global Food Systems and Sustainable Nutrition in the 21st Century

June 15 at 8:00 am - 5:30 pm

The Nutrition Obesity Research Center at Harvard (NORCH) is pleased to announce the topic for this year’s symposium: Global Food Systems and Sustainable Nutrition in the 21st Century. We have an outstanding lineup of speakers who are experts in the fields of public health, global food systems, nutritional inequities, and sustainable nutrition. This event will be held virtually on June 15 from 8:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Register here and visit this site to get more information about the speakers. 

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Virtual: ‘Take Your MBA Global’

June 15 at 9:00 am - 10:00 am

Join the MBA Global Programs team to learn more about how to take your MBA global with UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School. Hear from both our team and returned students as we discuss Global Immersion Electives (GIEs), as well as long and short exchange options with our partner schools. Register here.

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Virtual: Cultivating A Global Mindset at Carolina: A Conversation With Barbara Stephenson

June 16 at 10:00 am - 11:00 am

What can strengthen the future of democracy around the globe? How do we train and develop the leaders our world needs? Barbara Stephenson, UNC’s vice provost of global affairs and chief global officer, will discuss her experience as a U.S. ambassador and her strategy to cultivate A Global Mindset at Carolina in this exclusive interview led by business executive and Carolina alumna Susan Gravely ’73, ’79 (M.S.R.A.). Susan Gravely ’73, ’79 (M.S.R.A.) is the Co-Founder & CEO of VIETRI, a…

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Summer Popoika: Weekly Russian Conversation Hour

June 17 at 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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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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Russian Game Night

June 22 at 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Join the Russian Flagship Program for a fun night of virtual competitive games related to Russia and the Russian language on Zoom! The Russian Flagship Program at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill recently completed a successful first year. Launched in April 2020, the federally funded program provides students with a professional level of proficiency in the Russian language in order to meet a national security need U.S. government designates as “critical.” 

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