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FedEx Global Education Center, 4003

October 2022

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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