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October 2022

Critical Languages Scholarship Information Session

October 3 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Interested in funding your language learning? The Critical Languages Scholarship (CLS) Program is part of a U.S. government effort to dramatically expand the number of Americans studying and mastering critical foreign languages. It provides fully funded, group-based intensive language instruction and structured cultural enrichment experiences. The session will be led by Caitlyn Carpio (CLS Program Officer and UNC-CH alumna) and Adi Džumhur (CLS Campus Advisor). Hear from other fellow Tar Heels who’ve completed CLS programs and a representative from the UNC Writing Center,…

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Language and Propaganda in times of War

October 5 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Language and Propaganda in times of War October 5 @ 5:00 pm in GEC 4003 You can spot propagandistic techniques in language in many types of situations — in most political discourse, on social media, in mainstream journalism, or in advertising campaigns. But at no time propaganda is as dangerous and destructive as in the time of war. In this talk, Dr. Pertsova will use recent examples from Russian media to demonstrate specific tools of propagandistic language — logical fallacies,…

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Sustainable community development: Perspectives from Mexico

October 6 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

  “Sustainable community development: Perspectives from Mexico” ISA Latin America in the 21st Century Lecture Series Speaker: Adriana Cortés Jiménez, Director of the Fundación Comunitaria del Bajío 6pm, Thursday October 6, 2022 Location: The Fed Ex Global Education Center, Room 4003, 301 Pittsboro Street, Chapel Hill, 27599 Many North Carolinians celebrate ancestry in the heartland of Mexico in an agricultural region called the Bajío. Speaker Adriana Cortés Jiménez is the director of a grassroots organization in the Bajío state of Guanajuato that has…

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Virtual Tour: Bishkek Edition

October 10 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Virtual Tour: Bishkek Edition October 10 @ 6:00 pm, via Zoom. Register here. Start your week off in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan with CLS Recipient Darian Allen! Darian will take us on a virtual tour of this Central Asian city and share his experiences abroad. Interested in applying for CLS? Jay Ritch, a CLS Advisor, will be joining to share more information on the program requirements and application process. The Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program is an intensive overseas language and cultural immersion program.…

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UNCRFP Info Sessions

October 11 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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One event on October 20, 2022 at 5:00 pm

UNCRFP Info Sessions Sign up for an info session here. Interested in a program that will give you the competitive edge for your future career as a global professional? Want an affordable study abroad experience tailored to your academic interests and professional goals? The Russian Flagship Program, a federally funded initiative, provides UNC Chapel Hill students of all majors the unique opportunity to gain a professional level of Russian language proficiency as well as tangible work experience in their field of interest…

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UNCRFP Info Sessions

October 20 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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One event on October 11, 2022 at 5:00 pm

One event on October 20, 2022 at 5:00 pm

UNCRFP Info Sessions Sign up for an info session here. Interested in a program that will give you the competitive edge for your future career as a global professional? Want an affordable study abroad experience tailored to your academic interests and professional goals? The Russian Flagship Program, a federally funded initiative, provides UNC Chapel Hill students of all majors the unique opportunity to gain a professional level of Russian language proficiency as well as tangible work experience in their field of interest…

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