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June 2018

Southern Culture Movie Series – “Nobel Nok Dah” and “This Is My Home Now”

June 28 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Nelson Mandela Auditorium, Rm 1015, FedEx Global Education Center, 301 Pittsboro St
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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This film series, which takes place each summer, is designed to be an entertaining and critical introduction to the American South, and most films are accompanied by commentary from a topical expert. While intended especially for international students and scholars, the series is open to everyone. Nobel Nok Dah offers an intimate view into the lives of three refugee women from Burma, whose migratory paths cross in Thailand and eventually meet when they resettle to central New York. This Is My…

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July 2018

Meaning Making for Grad Students – 3 Week Series offered in May, June, and July

July 10 @ 8:30 am - 10:00 am
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One event on Wednesday, June 6, 2018 at 3:00pm

One event on Tuesday, July 10, 2018 at 8:30am

Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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What is meaning-making? According to Roger Kegan’s theory of meaning-making development, meaning-making “is a conceptualization of how human beings make meaning of themselves, of others, and of their experiences throughout their life-span.” In this 3-week series, you’ll have the opportunity for personal self-reflection through free writing and small group discussion, which will be supported by short articles and readings on meaning-making and purpose of life. All sessions will be held at the Graduate Student Center at 211A West Cameron Avenue.…

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Southern Culture Movie Series – “Un Buen Carnicero”, “Collards in the Cafeteria” and “Wok Next Door”

July 12 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Nelson Mandela Auditorium, Rm 1015, FedEx Global Education Center, 301 Pittsboro St
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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This film series, which takes place each summer, is designed to be an entertaining and critical introduction to the American South, and most films are accompanied by commentary from a topical expert. While intended especially for international students and scholars, the series is open to everyone. Un Buen Carnicero (A Good Butcher) goes behind the courtesies of the butcher’s counter on the eve of Independence Day to explore the complex realities of immigrant life while celebrating America’s freedom and questioning its convenience.…

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Campus Rec- Grad Student SUP & Supper!

July 20 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on Friday, July 20, 2018 at 5:00pm

Outdoor Education Center, 410A Country Club Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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SUP (Stand Up Paddleboard) at Jordan Lake while watching Bald Eagles and other wading birds, looking for a beautiful sunset, and we'll pack a dinner for you as well. This program is open to Graduate Students, Scholars, and their partners. Graduate / professional school can add a spouse or significant other by having that person register for an account at https://campusrec.oasis.unc.edu/Account/Register This is a 4 hour program starting at the Outdoor Education Center at 5pm and ending around 9 pm.…

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Southern Culture Movie Series – “First Language: The Race To Save Cherokee”

July 26 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Nelson Mandela Auditorium, Rm 1015, FedEx Global Education Center, 301 Pittsboro St
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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This film series, which takes place each summer, is designed to be an entertaining and critical introduction to the American South, and most films are accompanied by commentary from a topical expert. While intended especially for international students and scholars, the series is open to everyone. Description of First Language: The Race To Save The Cherokee: Over fourteen thousand Cherokee remain in their ancestral homelands in the mountains of North Carolina, but few among them still speak their native language.…

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