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EU Today Essay Contest

As part of the Center for European Studies’ fourth annual Europe Week celebration on April 7th-12th, we are hosting an EU Today Essay Contest. Middle and high school and college students, teachers, faculty members, business and non-profit professionals and all … Continued

Europe Week | EU Languages Lunch

FedEx Global Center #1005 301 Pittsboro St, Chapel Hill

Join UNC faculty and staff for a discussion on contemporary EU topics over lunch! The event will feature Czech, French, German, Italian, Portuguese and Spanish tables. A discussant at each table will guide conversation in each language about populism and … Continued

Europe Week | Brexit: What, Why, and Whereto?

Nelson Mandela Auditorium, Fedex Global Center 301 Pittsboro St, Chapel Hill

What were the causes of the Brexit referendum? Why did 52 percent of those voting wish to leave the EU? Is the divide over Brexit a generational divide? What are the consequences of Brexit for the United Kingdom and for … Continued

Europe Week | Europe Through Art: Happy Hour at the Ackland

Ackland Art Museum 101 S Columbia Street, Chapel Hill

Join us for a Happy Hour at the Ackland which will feature a special presentation of a video poem on European textiles from Professor Susan Harbage Page. The event will showcase modern and contemporary art from multiple EU member states, … Continued

Europe Week | Short Films and Snacks: Visualizing LGBTQ identity in the EU

FedEx Global Center #1005 301 Pittsboro St, Chapel Hill

This mini film festival will feature several short films (screened in their native language but with English subtitles) visualizing LGBTQ identity in the EU, from various member states’ perspectives. Each film will be briefly introduced by a UNC faculty expert, … Continued

Europe Week | EU Prize for Literature: Winning Author Public Reading

Chapel Hill Public Library 100 Library Drive, Chapel Hill

Join EU Prize for Literature winner David Machado for a reading of selections from his book The Shelf Life of Happiness. Learn more about Machado and the EU Prize for Literature, and access guided reading questions, on our EUPL page. … Continued

Europe Week | EU Prize for Literature: Winning Author Meet & Greet

FedEx Global Center #1005 301 Pittsboro St, Chapel Hill

Join EU Prize for Literature winner David Machado for a meet and greet over breakfast! Discussion will be on topics including his prize-winning book The Shelf Life of Happiness. Learn more about Machado and the EU Prize for Literature, and … Continued