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Noted Women’s and Gender studies scholar and activist Beverly Guy-Sheftall will deliver the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s annual African American History Month Lecture on Monday, February 17 at 7 pm in the Sonja Haynes Stone Center Auditorium. Professor Guy-Sheftall is the founding director of the Women’s Research and Resource Center (1981) and Anna Julia Cooper Professor of Women’s Studies at Spelman College in Atlanta, Georgia.
An exhibition of photographs in the Pleasants Family Assembly Room of Wilson Library provides a look at African-American life and culture in a small Mississippi town during the 1970s.
Now the largest clean tech conference of its kind in the Southeast, the 7th Annual UNC Clean Tech Summit will take place on Thurs., Feb. 20 and Fri., Feb. 21, 2020 at the Friday Center. View the complete agenda for more details.
We hope you can join us.
Dr. Michelle Dovil, Visiting Faculty, Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice, Florida A&M University – “A Tale of Two Cities: A Critical Analysis of the Risk Perceptions and Place Attachments of Coastal Resident’s at Risk for Sea Level Rise in North Carolina” Dr. Michelle Dovil was born and raised in Miami, FL, she has always had an interest in both the social and natural sciences. She teaches courses in both Sociology and Criminal Justice at FAMU.
A talk by Penny Abernathy, Knight Chair in Journalism and Digital Media Economics, Hussman School of Journalism and Media at UNC-Chapel Hill, will celebrate the opening of the exhibition "Papers for the People: A Treasury of North Carolina News Sources."
Dr. Brian Blanton, Renaissance Computing Institute – “Coastal Modeling” Dr. Blanton is a coastal physical oceanographer with extensive experience in numerical models and high-performance computation. Strengths include storm surge and tide dynamics, forecasting of coastal water levels and waves, data analysis and scientific programming.