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The Hanes Visiting Artist Lecture Series will continue with Lauren Cornell, New Museum curator, on Jan. 22 at 6 p.m. in the Hanes Art Center, room 121. The lecture is free and open to the public. Cornell will be co-curating the 2015 Generational Triennial with video artist Ryan Trecartin. As a curator, she has frequently explored the intersection of new … Continued
Local and global experts will explore key issues related to water and energy, and present potential solutions to problems like climate change at a Feb. 6-8 symposium at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Philip T. Reeker, deputy assistant secretary for European and Eurasian affairs, will discuss the volatile Balkans region during a Jan. 29 free public lecture at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. “The Balkans: From War and ‘Ethnic Cleansing’ to Democratization and Integration into Europe” will begin at 5:30 p.m. in the Nelson Mandela Auditorium at the FedEx Global … Continued
Angelina Jolie’s award-winning film “In the Land of Blood and Honey” (2011), set against the backdrop of the Bosnian war, will be shown at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill as part of a two-day series of events focused on the war-torn region. “Gender, War and Violence: Remembering the 1990s War on the Balkans,” organized by the Duke University-UNC Gender, War … Continued
The early history of the controversial “Silent Sam” statue at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will be the topic of a free public lecture Jan. 22 at the Wilson Special Collections Library.
The John & June Allcott Gallery and the Hanes Visiting Artist Lecture Series will present Sharon Lee Hart (MFA ’07) and Ashley Oates (MFA ’01) in an alumni exhibition from Jan. 17 to Feb. 7, 2013. Hart will also deliver the Hanes Visiting Artist Lecture on Jan. 17.
Happy New Year. Get warmed up for the spring term by checking out the many events on the College of Arts and Sciences January calendar. Highlights and links below. Jan. 9 – 13: PlayMakers’ PRC2 presents And God Created Great Whales. $15-$36. https://college.unc.edu/2012/12/18/playmakersgreatwhales/ Jan. 10: A folklore colloquium with Grammy Award winners Lance and April Ledbetter, Mississippi Blues Trail creator … Continued