UNC College Calendar: March Madness– Innovation, Ethics, Music and More

To stay well-rounded during March Madness, check out the other stimulating events taking place across the College of Arts and Sciences this month:

March 2-3: A Symposium Celebrating African American Composer Margaret Allison Bonds and her mentor Florence Price. At UNC and N.C. Central. ltoppin@unc.edu http://music.unc.edu/

March 3: Guest Artist Recital with soprano Nova Thomas, Westminster Choir College; Keith Buhl, tenor, New School; Thomas Warburton, piano. 2 pm, Hill Hall Auditorium. http://music.unc.edu/

March 3: UNC paleontologist Joe Carter and alumna Karin Peyer will unveil a 12-foot-long skeletal reconstruction of a prehistoric reptile. 1 pm, Graham Memorial.

March 4: Changing the World through Innovation, a public discussion with John Kao, author of Innovation Nation, and Gary White, co-founder/CEO of Water.Org, with Chancellor Holden Thorp. 5:30 pm, 100-G (ground floor), Genome Sciences Building, Bell Tower Drive. http://college.unc.edu/2013/02/12/2013freytalk/

March 4: Music and film, Breaking Home Ties, with Sharon Pucker Rivo, National Center for Jewish Film. 7:30 pm, Friday Center. http://www.unc.edu/ccjs/

March 5: Parr Center Lecture with Bob Adler on Consumer Protection and You. 12:30 pm, Gardner 08. http://parrcenter.unc.edu/

March 5: Eminent WW II historian Warren F. Kimball on Nuclear Weapons, Roosevelt, Churchill and the Transition to the Cold War World. 5 pm, Hamilton Hall 569. K.larres@unc.edu

March 5: Mezzo-soprano Frederica von Stade, in recital, accompanied by pianist James Meredith, 7:30 pm, Hill Hall Auditorium. $25 general/ $10 students. 919.961.1039. http://music.unc.edu/

March 6: National Football League Commissioner Roger Goodell will present the Carl Blyth Lecture. 12:15 p.m. George Watts Hill Alumni Center. There are no tickets remaining for the event, but a livestream of Goodell’s remarks will be available for viewing here.

March 6: Parr Center Lunch and Learn discussion on What Is A Good Life? With Reid Blackman, UNC visiting assistant professor of philosophy. 12:30 pm, Hyde Hall, University Room. Free, but please pre-register by clicking here. Information at parrcenter@unc.edu

March 6: Rutgers University Professor Michael McKeon will discuss The Origins of the English Novel in the Parody of Family Romance. Critical Speaker Series. 3:30 pm, Toy Lounge, Dye Hall. http://englishcomplit.unc.edu/

March 18: James Goldston, executive director of the Open Society Justice Initiative and human rights law advocate, will address “The Architecture of Human Rights.” His lecture, the second presentation in the UNC Folklore colloquium series, will consider the new and evolving structures of human rights courts in the wake of World War II. Free and open to the public. 3:30 pm, Toy Lounge, Dey Hall. More info: rcantwell@email.unc.edu or 919-962-8479.

March 19: Parr Center Lecture with Gene Nichol (Law) on Poverty and Obligation. 12:30 pm, Gardner 08. http://parrcenter.unc.edu/

March 19: Nigerian environmental artist Bright Ugochukwu Eke will deliver the Hanes Visiting Artist Lecture. 6 pm, Hanes Art Center. http://art.unc.edu

March 19: Film screening, Mama C: Urban Warrior in the African Bush, the story of Charlotte O’Neal, poet, musician, artist, ex-Black Panther. 7 pm, Stone Center, Hitchock Multi-purpose Room. http://sonjahaynesstonectr.unc.edu/

March 20: Mama C. story continues with spoken-word and music performances, 4 pm, Ackland Art Museum. http://www.ackland.org/index.htm

March 21: Mary Jo Salter delivers the Armfield Poetry Reading. 3:30 pm. Donovan Lounge, Greenlaw Hall 2nd floor. http://englishcomplit.unc.edu/

March 21: Cathy Ragland discusses The Mexican American Voice in American Popular Music. 4:30 pm, Graham Memorial 039. http://csas.unc.edu/

March 21: Mikaëla Adams and Jennifer Taylor will be featured speakers at the third annual Sequoyah Distinguished Lecture. Both are UNC-Chapel Hill doctoral graduates: Adams in history, and Taylor, in biology. 6:30 pm, Carolina Inn’s Hill Ballroom.

March 26: Parr Center Lecture with Barnard Boxill (Philosophy) on Justice of Reparation, 12:30 pm, Gardner 08. http://parrcenter.unc.edu/

March 26: Psychology Professor Barbara Fredrickson reads from her book, Love 2.0: How Our Supreme Emotion Affects Everything We Feel, Think, Do and Become. (Oprah loves it.) 3:30 pm, Bulls Head Bookshop. BullsHead@store.unc.edu

March 26: Promoting Cycling and Walking for Sustainable Cities: Lessons from Europe and North America, with John Pucher, Rutgers University. 4 pm, Genome Sciences Building, G-200. johnpucher@gmail.com


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