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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

Film Screening • Kolja (Czech Republic, 1996)

1015 Global Education Center 301 Pittsboro St, Chapel Hill

As the Cold War winds down, former concert cellist Louka (Zdenek Sverák) barely makes ends meet providing accompaniment at funerals after being blacklisted from his much cushier job with the Prague Philharmonic. For a fee, he marries a Russian woman … Read more

Film Screening • The Balcony Movie (Poland, 2021)

Varsity Theater, Chapel Hill 123 East Franklin Street, Chapel Hill, NC, United States

Can anyone be a movie hero? Can the world be locked in one film frame? Acclaimed Polish documentarian Paweł Łoziński directs his camera at the sidewalk below his balcony. On this gray strip of pavement, sandwiched between dull green grass … 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

Carolina Seminar • Silence and Whispers

4003 FedEx Global Education Center

Thomas Ort is associate professor of modern European history and director of the Honors in the Social Sciences program at Queens College, The City University of New York. The main focus of his research has been modernist and avant-garde life … Read more

Carolina Seminar with Kevin Hoeper (UNC)

Kevin Hoeper is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of History at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He focuses on the nineteenth- and early twentieth-century military culture in Central Europe, with a particular focus on the late … Read more