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January 2018

Toni Scott, ‘A swarm with the Spirits of All Ages Here: Inconceivable Spaces of Slavery and Freedom’

January 25 - April 30

  This special installation project by artist Toni Scott seeks to re-articulate spaces where memories of bondage trouble our present-day notions of ‘home’ and ‘land of the free’. The ordeal of the enslaved in both material and existential terms is important for the public’s understanding of the history of the African American presence in North Carolina and elsewhere. This exhibition provides multiple lenses through which bondage, as well as the will towards freedom, can be viewed, re-imagined and, perhaps, better…

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April 2018

Fulbright Info Session

April 26 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Interested in working or teaching abroad after graduation? Join us 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.    

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Carolina Seminar Elizabethan “Intermezzo”: Theatricality as Politics at the Russian Imperial Court (1740s-1750s)

April 26 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Unlike Peter I and Catherine II, Empress Elizabeth (r. 1741-61) is not known for her imperial strategy. Yet, her reign witnessed important developments in all of the empire’s border regions, from the annexation of a piece of Finland as a result of the Treaty of Åbo (1743) to the encounter with the Bashkirs, linked to intensive industrial development in the Urals. This paper will attempt an overview of Elizabeth’s empire, both from the perspective of key issues in the border areas and from that of imperial policy.…

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Carolina Seminar Elizabethan “Intermezzo”: Theatricality as Politics at the Russian Imperial Court (1740s-1750s)

April 26 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Unlike Peter I and Catherine II, Empress Elizabeth (r. 1741-61) is not known for her imperial strategy. Yet, her reign witnessed important developments in all of the empire’s border regions, from the annexation of a piece of Finland as a result of the Treaty of Åbo (1743) to the encounter with the Bashkirs, linked to intensive industrial development in the Urals. This paper will attempt an overview of Elizabeth’s empire, both from the perspective of key issues in the border areas and from that of imperial policy.…

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May 2018

Red, White, and Carolina Blue Graduation (RWCB)

The Office of the Dean of Students and the Carolina Veteran Resource Center is proud to honor our military-affiliated graduates at our annual Red, White, and Carolina Blue Graduation (RWCB). Veterans, active duty service members, National Guard, Reservists, and ROTC commissionees are invited to participate. At this ceremony, they will receive red, white, and blue honor cords. This year’s ceremony will be held on Friday, 11 MAY at 0900 in the Great Hall of the Frank Porter Graham Student Union. Graduates…

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