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National High School Ethics Bowl

April 7, 2017

The fifth annual National High School Ethics Bowl will be held at UNC from Friday, April 7 through Sunday, April 9, 2017. Teams from across the country will travel to Chapel Hill to participate in the National Competition.

The Political Geography of Immigrant Rights in the United States

April 5, 2017

This talk will focus on how immigrant rights in the United States are dependent on place.  Although federal immigration law, including deportation policies, applies uniformly to all fifty states and their political subdivisions regardless of local culture or political leanings, … Continued

Sounds of Kolachi

March 31, 2017

Tickets are $10 for faculty/staff and students, and $20 for non-faculty/staff and students.

Buddhist-Muslim Conflicts in Burma/Myanmar

March 29, 2017

Myanmar, the former Burma, is the site of ethnic violence targeting the Muslim Rohingya people, who are regarded by some in the Buddhist majority as culturally incompatible immigrants. In response, numerous Rohingya are seeking and often being rejected asylum in neighboring … Continued

Martha Graham Dance Company

March 24, 2017

Tickets are $10 for faculty/staff and students, and up to $50 for non-faculty/staff and students.

The Piety of the Personal and the Personality of Power

March 22, 2017

The talk will address the “post-truth” regime associated with the Trump phenomenon, avoiding traditional theories of identification and ideology in favor of an affect-based approach necessitating a rethinking of the nature of the person.

Los Trompos – Ackland Art Museum

March 22, 2017

Los Trompos is a large-scale, interactive installation of much-larger-than-life spinning tops (trompos) in a variety of colors and shapes. The tops will create a playful destination for recreation and social interaction on the terrace in front of the Ackland Art Museum.

Screening: No Más Bebés

March 21, 2017

“About the Film: No Más Bebés tells the story of a little-known but landmark event in reproductive justice, when a small group of Mexican immigrant women sued county doctors, the state, and the U.S. government after they were sterilized while giving birth at Los Angeles County-USC Medical Center during the late 1960s and early 1970s.”

Ethics Around the Table with Rachel Shaevitz

March 21, 2017

“American Film as Propaganda”  This presentation will begin with a brief overview and discussion of propaganda films throughout history such as Sergei Eisenstein’s Battleship Potemkin,  Leni Reifenstahl’s Triumph of the Will and Frank Capra’s Why We Fight series. These films were created … Continued