Apr
7
Sun
Europe Week: EU Languages Lunch @ FedEx Global Center #1005
Apr 7 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Europe Week: EU Languages Lunch @ FedEx Global Center #1005

It’s Europe Week! Join the UNC Chapel Hill staff and faculty for a discussion on EU topics over lunch. The event features Czech, Portuguese, French, German, Spanish, and Italian tables in which the discussant at each table will lead the conversation in the language about EU topics.

Apr
8
Mon
Europe Week- Brexit: What, Why, and Whereto? @ Nelson Mandela Auditorium, Fedex Global Center
Apr 8 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Europe Week- Brexit: What, Why, and Whereto? @ Nelson Mandela Auditorium, Fedex Global Center

It’s Europe Week! What caused the Brexit referendum? Is the divide over Brexit generational? What are the consequences of Brexit? Join the keynote lecture featuring Professors Liesbet Hooghe and Gary Marks to find out!

Angélique Kidjo Remain in Light @ Carolina Theater of Durham
Apr 8 @ 8:00 pm
Angélique Kidjo Remain in Light @ Carolina Theater of Durham

After fleeing her home country of Benin, Angélique Kidjo has brought traditional African music into a more contemporary context with a pop music sound. Remain in Light is a repatriation of the 1980 landmark album by the Talking Heads.

Apr
9
Tue
Europe Week: Happy Hour ‘Europe Through Art’ @ Ackland Art Museum
Apr 9 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Europe Week: Happy Hour 'Europe Through Art' @ Ackland Art Museum

In honor of Europe Week, the Ackland Art Museum is hosting a happy hour featuring modern and contemporary art from several EU member states, celebrating artistic traditions.

Apr
10
Wed
Europe Week- Short Film and Snacks: Visualizing LGBTQ Identity in the EU @ FedEx Global Center #1005
Apr 10 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Europe Week- Short Film and Snacks: Visualizing LGBTQ Identity in the EU @ FedEx Global Center #1005

It’s Europe Week! Join for a mini film festival featuring three short films: “De Vuelta,” “Home?” and “Luigi e Vincenzo.” Snacks and beverages will be provided and the films will be followed by an analytical discussion to help the audience develop a more intersectional approach to LGBTQ identity in the EU.

Apr
11
Thu
Europe Week- EU Prize for Literature: Winning Author Public Reading @ Chapel Hill Public Library
Apr 11 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Europe Week- EU Prize for Literature: Winning Author Public Reading @ Chapel Hill Public Library

It’s Europe Week! Join EU Prize for literature winner, David Machado, as he’ll be reading sections from his prize-winning book, The Shelf Life of Happiness.

Middle East Film Festival: “When I Saw You” Screening @ Erdahl Cloyd Theater Hall, D.H. Hill Library
Apr 11 @ 7:00 pm
Middle East Film Festival: "When I Saw You" Screening @ Erdahl Cloyd Theater Hall, D.H. Hill Library

Join for NC State’s 2019 Middle East Film Festival with the student-chosen focus of women directors! Directed by Annemarie Jacir, the film takes place in 1967, when thousands of refugees from Palestine poured into camps in Jordan. Young Tarek is separated from his father and stranded with his mother in the Harir camp. Tarek, followed by his mother, takes to the forest to find his father.

Apr
12
Fri
Europe Week- EU Prize for Literature: Winning Author Meet & Greet @ FedEx Global Center #1005
Apr 12 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Europe Week- EU Prize for Literature: Winning Author Meet & Greet @ FedEx Global Center #1005

It’s Europe Week! Learn more about EU Prize for Literature winner David Machado and his book The Shelf Life of Happiness over a meet and greet breakfast!

It Takes A Village @ Garden on Milbrook
Apr 12 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
It Takes A Village @ Garden on Milbrook

You are invited to a night of cultural immersion for all ages! The night includes food, games, storytelling, cultural dance, sewing, and more! Follow the link to register on EventBrite. Reading glasses and colorful pillowcases are being accepted as donations to be sent to Haiti.

Apr
13
Sat
21st Annual Lebanese Festival @ City Plaza
Apr 13 @ 11:00 am – 7:00 pm
21st Annual Lebanese Festival @ City Plaza

The Triangle Lebanese-American Center is hosting it’s 21st Annual Lebanese Festival! Attend for traditional Lebanese food, desserts, music, and dancing!