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Global News & Events | September 23, 2015
Carolina Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

Diversity and Multicultural Affairs’ Carolina Latina/o Collaborative and the Carolina Union Activities Board launched the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s Annual Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration on Sept. 15. National Hispanic Heritage Month commemorates the contributions made by Latina/o Americans to the U.S. while celebrating their heritage and culture.
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Awards & Honors



Sept. 23  Lara Pawson, ‘In the Name of the People: Angola’s Forgotten Massacre’

Sept. 24  Zelideth Maria Rivas, ‘Glocal Multiculturalism in Japan’

Sept. 24  ‘Hidden Legacy: Japanese Performing Arts in WWII Internment Camps’ (US, 2014)

Sept. 25  Who Decides in China’s Rapid Urbanization? A Symposium on the New Chinese City 

Sept. 25  Dimitry Kochenov, ‘Citizenship Without Duties’

Sept. 25  Study Abroad Office Open House

Sept. 25  Family Weekend 2015: Global Opportunities 101 Reception

Sept. 25  NC Latin American Film Festival: ‘Papita, Mani, Toston’ (Venezuela, 2013)

Sept. 28  Conversations on Europe: 'Language and Identity in France'

Sept. 29  M. Asaduddin, ‘The Mainstream and the Margins in Women’s Writings from South Asia’

Sept. 29  Migration Studies Social

Oct. 2  Steve Killelea, ‘What Can We Learn from Measuring Peace?’

Oct. 2  David Coates, ‘Starting Over: Building a Credible Progressive Alternative in UK Politics’

Oct. 2  ‘Corazon del Cielo, Corazon de la Tierra’ (Guatemala/Mexico/Germany, 2013)

Oct. 6  Petru Negura, ‘The Writers, Socialist Realism and Nation Building under Stalinism’

Oct. 6  Cemâlnur Sargut, ‘The Well-Seeing, Unity and Togetherness Islamic Tasawwuf Brings’

Oct. 7  ‘La Carretera’ (El Salvador/US, 2015) and ‘La Mala Crianza’ (El Salvador, 2014)

Until Dec. 13  'Ramlila: The Story of Ram in Indian Devotional Theater' Exhibition


Sept. 23  Study Abroad Office Mobile Advising Session

Sept. 24  Konrad Jarausch, ‘Out of the Ashes: A New History of Europe in the Twentieth Century’

Sept. 24  International Programs at SILS Info Session

Sept. 24  Robin Fleming, ‘On the Move in Britain After Rome’s Fall’

Sept. 24  The Diaspora Festival of Black and Independent Films: ‘For the Cause’ (US, 2013)

Sept. 24  Barney Frank, ‘Downsizing Our Global Ambition’

Sept. 25  Business Leadership Series: Talk with Thomas York

Sept. 25  Peace Film Series: ‘Living in Emergency’ (US, 2008)

Sept. 27  Geet Bazaar

Sept. 28  Tai Chi in the Galleries

Sept. 28  Artist Q&A with Kenny Endo and Kaoru Watanabe

Sept. 29  Feeding the 5,000

Sept. 29  Seminars to Prague and London Info Session

Sept. 29  Stephen Szabo, ‘Germany Confronts Russia: Geo-Economics vs. Geo-Politics?’

Sept. 29  The Diaspora Festival of Black and Independent Films: ‘Mother of George’ (US, 2013)

Sept. 29  Kenny Endo and Kaoru Watanabe in Concert

Sept. 30  Study Abroad Office Mobile Advising Session

Sept. 30  Edward Curtis, ‘Islam in the Other African Diaspora: Black Muslims in Asia’

Sept. 30  Chris Sims, ‘Guantanamo Bay and the Library at Camp Delta, Guantanamo Bay’

Sept. 30  Lecture by Tomás Fernández Robaina

Oct. 1  International Students Meet and Eat

Oct. 1  The Diaspora Festival of Black and Independent Films: ‘Five Star’ (US, 2014)

Oct. 1  Global Oncology Lecture by Ted Trimble

Oct. 1  Music on the Porch: Scrapyard

Oct. 1  George E. Stuart Memorial Lecture in Maya Studies by David Stuart

Oct. 2-4  2015 American Mock World Health Organization Conference

Oct. 2  Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival

Oct. 4  Hispanic Heritage Month Keynote Lecture by Diane Guerrero

Until Oct. 4  Playmakers Repertory Company, ‘Disgraced’

Oct. 6  Study Abroad 101 Info Session

Oct. 6  The Diaspora Festival of Black and Independent Films: Short Film Night

Oct. 7  Study Abroad Office Mobile Advising Session

Oct. 7  Heidi Kim, ‘Taken from the Paradise Isle: The Hoshida Family Story’

Until Jan. 3  'Testing Testing: Painting and Sculpture Since 1960 from the Permanent Collection'

Until Jan. 10  ‘Chronicles of Empire: Spain in the Americas’ Exhibition

Sept. 30  Carolina Global Photography Competition

Oct. 13  Fulbright-Fogarty Fellowships in Public Health

Oct. 21  Slavic-Eurasian Research Center Foreign Visitors Fellowship Program

Nov. 1  Advanced Fellowships for Research in Turkey

Nov. 5  Global Partnership Awards

Dec. 1  Alfa Fellowship Program

Jan. 29  Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowships


“I was able to study economics at the National University of Singapore because of the Chancellor's Global Education Fund. This joint-degree program has given me the chance to gain a unique perspective that is applicable to the rest of my student career at Chapel Hill and beyond.”
- Alicia Mercolino

Economics, B.A. ’11
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