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March 2021

Virtual Event: “Akkasah, NYU Abu Dhabi: Photographic Heritage of the Middle East and North Africa” with Jasmine Soliman

March 2 at 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join the UNC Center for Middle East and Islamic Studies, the University Libraries and Jasmine Soliman on March 2 at 12:00 p.m. for a Kitab Talk on the photographic heritage of the Middle East. Akkasah, the Center for Photography at New York University Abu Dhabi, is home to an archive of photographic heritage of the Middle East and North Africa with a special focus on histories of the United Arab Emirates. It fosters the scholarly study of these histories and…

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Virtual: Study Abroad 101 Information Session

March 3 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 Art for Lunch: Dan Sherman

March 3 at 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Featuring Daniel Sherman (UNC Department of Art and Art History) and Elizabeth Manekin (Ackland Head of University Programs and Academic Projects) Join Ackland for a virtual version of Art for Lunch, our interview-style talk with the Ackland’s Elizabeth Manekin to discuss how Sherman’s classes “Art, War, and Revolution” and “Modernism II, The Arts in Europe” utilize selections from the Ackland’s collection of twentieth century works to explore how art and artists fit into their historical contexts. Bring your lunch–and questions…

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Lecture: Ho Chi Minh’s Culture of Personality in Vietnamese Statehood

March 3 at 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Join the Carolina Asia Center for this lecture on March 3, 2021, from 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm. “What can I do? The people need a god,” said Joseph Stalin as he was endeavoring to wipe out religious traditions in the Soviet Union. As occurred in many other countries where communist parties came to power, the Vietnamese communists dismissed preexisting deities when they established their rule, for these did not correspond to their ideology and policy goals. The first president…

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Celebrating 60 Years of Peace Corps! Peace Corps Info Session

March 3 at 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Join us on Zoom as we celebrate 60 years of Peace Corps service! Learn about Peace Corps service and the benefits of serving internationally. Ask questions about life as a Peace Corps volunteer, application tips, and how to ace the interview! Please register to ensure that you receive access to join the event. Click here to register.

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Lunch & Learn: Celebrating 60 Years of the Peace Corps

March 4 at 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm

Grab your lunch and join us on Zoom to learn about Peace Corps service as we celebrate Peace Corps Week and 60 years of service! Please register to ensure that you receive access to join the event. Click here to register.

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Virtual: Kaffeestunde (German Coffee Conversation Hour)

March 4 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: Study Abroad General Advising, Credit Transfer and Financial Aid Drop-In Hours

March 4 at 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until May 6, 2021

Have a quick question about study abroad, navigating the website or financial aid? Meet with the Study Abroad Office virtually on Zoom during Drop-In Hours to ask general questions that might not require a 20 minute advising appointment. For questions about your study abroad credits or the credit transfer process in general, please visit the Study Abroad website to review the credit transfer process. If you have further questions, meet virtually on Zoom during the Drop-In Hours to ask one…

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Virtual: ‘Heritage Language Pedagogy’

March 4 at 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

On March 4 at 4:00 p.m., the Institute for the Study of the Americas, the Department of Romance Studies, and the Department of Linguistics will host Sara Beaudrie, associate professor of Spanish borderlands at Arizona State University, as part of the lecture series, “Spanish as a Heritage Language.” Beaudrie’s presentation is titled "Heritage Language Pedagogy". Here is the Zoom information for this presentation:  Meeting ID: 913 5746 9712 Passcode: 648718 Learn more about this lecture series.

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Virtual: ‘The Global Challenge of Religious Freedom’

March 5 at 5:00 pm - March 6 at 1:00 pm
$50

Join Carolina Public Humanities and the General Alumni Association for a two day lecture series on March 5 and March 6. A variety of speakers will examine religious freedom within a global context, teasing out some of the challenges that complicate the quest for this ideal. Although religious freedom is widely touted as a fundamental human right, debates churn on about what it ought to look like, how it should be achieved, and what its limitations should be. How does…

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