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The 38th Annual MLK Keynote Lecture and Awards Ceremony will feature Ben Jealous, former president and CEO of the NAACP, as the keynote speaker, as well as presentations of the UNC MLK Student Scholarship and Unsung Heroes awards.
Bayard Wootten was a single mother in 1904 when she borrowed a camera and started taking and selling pictures to support her family. By the end of her life, she had made more than a million images and had gained a reputation as a true pioneer. Her work is featured in this exhibition March 27 - November 4, 2018. (UPDATE: Exhibition will remain on view until March 13, 2019.)
This University Libraries exhibition takes a lighthearted look at Sir Walter Raleigh and his influence on history and popular culture.
Interdisciplinary Miami-based artist Fereshteh Toosi designs contemplative, sensory outdoor experiences as part of her ongoing project, Nature Connection Arts Lab. Fereshteh brings her work indoors to the Allcott Gallery with a plant listening lounge, guided meditations, graphic scores, and video diaries documenting her walking research.
Inspired by the death of David Neumann’s father, this multidisciplinary dance-based performance is a deeply felt work that intersperses elements of Kabuki, video, music, and text and blurs the lines between truth and fiction.
The MLK Week of Celebration begins with the 34th annual University/Community Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Banquet and Award Presentation. This year's speaker will be Dr. Reginald Hildebrand, awardee of UNC's Tanner Faculty Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching in 2012.
Interested in polishing or refreshing your foreign language speaking skills in a warm and welcoming environment? Join UNC faculty discussion leaders at Weathervane restaurant in Chapel Hill for a lunch where participants are encouraged to speak only in a foreign language.