Category: Africa

Children’s Africana Book Awards, 2016

Africa Access recently unveiled its choices for the 2016 Children’s Africana Book Awards. Winning titles include Chicken in the Kitchen, Wangari Maathai,  and Black Done, White Raven, among others.

World View Partners with Duke-UNC Consortium for Middle East Studies on Global Islam and the Arts Teacher Fellows Program

World View is pleased to announce our collaboration with the Duke-UNC Consortium for Middle East Studies on the upcoming Global Islam and the Arts Teacher Fellows Program.

Film Screening: Timbuktu

Thursday, February 18 | Doors at 6:00pm, Movie at 6:30pm Nelson Mandela Auditorium, FedEx Global Education Center, UNC-CH

Making Real-World Connections

A Reflection on UNC World View’s Community College Symposium: Global Human Rights and Social Justice and meeting author, Christo Brand by Kayla Schliewe, Class of 2016 Never did I dream that my senior year at Carolina I would have the

National Geographic Bee

Each year thousands of schools in the United States participate in the National Geographic Bee using materials prepared by the National Geographic Society. The contest is designed to inspire students to be curious about the world. Schools with students in

Community College Symposium to feature Christo Brand, author of Mandela: My Prisoner, My Friend

World View is excited to have Christo Brand, author of Mandela: My Prisoner, My Friend as a keynote speaker at our November 11-12 Community College Symposium on Human Rights and Social Justice. This extraordinary memoir recounts a remarkable friendship that cut

Performance: Mahmoud Ahmed

Thursday, September 10 | 8:00 PM Reynolds Industries Theater Bryan University Center, 125 Science Drive, Durham, NC Duke University Join Duke Performances for a forthcoming performance of unforgettable West African popular music! Thursday, September 10 at 8 PM, Mahmoud Ahmed,

North Carolina Festivals

How can you experience the world without leaving the state? Check out one of North Carolina’s many upcoming international festivals!

Recommended Summer Reading: “Americanah”

One of the more memorable TED Talks I’ve watched in recent years was “The danger of a single story,” presented by Nigerian author, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. As a “storyteller,” Adichie describes through stories and reflection the dangers of stereotypes, single

Summer Opportunities

Summer is just around the corner! Do you have summer plans? World View’s international study visits are full, but there are other opportunities available. Below is a list of summer institutes, courses or conferences, as well as study visits, volunteer,