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Carolina Seminar with Matt McGarry (UNC)

3009 FedEx Global Education Center

Matt McGarry is a Teaching Assistant Professor in the UNC Department of Germanic and Slavic Languages and Literatures. His research focuses on the problem of realism in history and literature in Russian prose and poetry. Building on the work of … Read more

Slavic Folklore Button Making

Dey Hall, UNC Campus

Do you know much about Slavic folklore? Have you heard of the scary Baba Yaga that lives in a house with chicken legs? Come to the front of Dey Hall on September 23rd, 12 – 1:30 PM to learn about … Read more

Info Session • Boren Awards

On Zoom

Join the Center for Slavic, Eurasian, and East European Studies and a representative from the Boren Scholarship Program to hear more about the Boren Awards, which provide funding to U.S. undergraduate and graduate students to study a wide range of … Read more

International Education Week: Meet Ukrainian Teachers

On Zoom

Join us for a special discussion on education and resilience in wartime with displaced Ukrainian teachers in the United States and those still teaching in Ukraine, including in the Russian-occupied territories. The panelists will talk about the challenges they and … Read more

Info Session • Foreign Language Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowship

1009 FedEx Global Education Center 301 Pittsboro St, Chapel Hill, NC, United States

Foreign Language & Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowships support students taking less commonly taught language and area studies coursework. This program provides both academic year and summer fellowships to graduate and undergraduate students at the intermediate level and above. The Center … Read more

Cooking Class: Polish Pierogi

FedEx Global Center, Catering Kitchen 301 Pittsboro St, Chapel Hill, NC, United States

Would you like to learn how to make authentic pierogi, world-famous Polish dumplings? Join Agnieszka Majewska, visiting professor of Polish, for a hands-on cooking class. Open to UNC students, faculty, and staff. All materials provided. Space is limited and registration … Read more

Forum on Southeast Europe • The War in Ukraine: Language, Identity and the Legacy of the Yugoslav Conflicts

1009 FedEx Global Education Center 301 Pittsboro St, Chapel Hill, NC, United States

This presentation explores the cultural and linguistic ramifications of the ongoing war in Ukraine arguing that the Russian invasion has accelerated processes of Ukrainianization especially among the country’s Russian speakers. These processes have arisen in direct defiance of Vladimir Putin’s … Read more