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March 2017
Free

Open House and Fellows Market: Wine Reception

March 30 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Hyde Hall, 27599-3322
Chapel Hill, 27599-3322 United States
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The Institute for the Arts and Humanities welcomes you to Hyde Hall to learn about the faculty support opportunities we offer: semester leaves, grants, leadership training, and events related to scholarship. Afterward, join us in the University Room to celebrate the recently published books and digital demonstrations of Faculty Fellows and Academic Leadership Fellows with a wine reception. UNC faculty, staff, alumni and members of the community are invited to join us. Register here for this free event. You must be…

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April 2017
Free

‘Starving the Beast’ Film Screening and Discussion

April 4 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Hyde Hall, 27599-3322
Chapel Hill, 27599-3322 United States
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The Institute for the Arts and Humanities Academic Leadership Program hosts this free film screening and discussion open to the faculty, students, staff, and the public. The 2016 documentary Starving the Beast focuses on the struggleat colleges where political and market-oriented forces push to disrupt and reform. The film documents a philosophical shift that seeks to reframe public higher education as a "value proposition" to be borne by the beneficiary of a college degree rather than as a "public good"…

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Difficult Conversations: Gender Equity in Higher Education

April 5 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
University Room, Hyde Hall, 176 East Franklin Street
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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As college professors, how can we ethically and effectively resist sexism and cissexism on campus, in academia, and in society more generally? This question arises in all aspects of our work. For example, in our research we face questions about which topics to address, which scholars to cite, and which venues to publish and present in. In our teaching we face questions about which topics to cover, which authors to assign, and which pedagogies to employ. And in our service…

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