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UISF Fellow Jamilah Dawkins

Undergraduate International Studies Fellowship 2017 The Undergraduate International Studies Fellowship (UISF) supports international travel and study for students in good standing and enrolled full-time at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.  The program is open to all students, but is intended to provide support for international and study abroad experiences to those with […]

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Panel Discussion for “13th” Documentary screening now up on vimeo!


Our discussion following the “13th” film screening (facilitated by James E. Williams, Jr., Public Defender, Chatham/Orange Counties; Daryl Atkinson, Second Chance Fellow, Bureau of Justice Assistance of the Department of Justice; Maurice Grier, B4 (Building Bonds, Breaking B.A.R.S.) and Osunfunke Omisade Burney-Scott, Spirit House) is now up available for viewing on the Stone Center’s vimeo page. Click Here to […]

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“Power! Stokely Carmichael” performance and Q&A, Friday, February 17! Free to public, RSVP required.


The Stone Center will present Power! Stokely Carmichael, a play written and performed by actor and playwright Meshaun Labrone and directed by Jennifer Knight. In June 1966, during the last great march of the Civil Rights Movement, a young activist changed the battle cry from “Freedom Now!” to “Power!” Now, on the 50th Anniversary of […]

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The Beautiful Somewhere: The Art of Philemona Williamson exhibition now open through April 24th!

Philomena Williamson-Tender Breeze,2008, oil on linen, 48x60in

La Sombra y el Espiritu V: The Beautiful Somewhere: The Art of Philemona Williamson Williamson, a native New Yorker, currently resides and works in Upper Montclair, New Jersey and has a studio in Bloomfield. Her paintings depict children and adolescents, which come from her imagination and some from her own childhood. Williamson’s most popular medium […]

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NBA Star and Tarheel, Brendan Haywood, serves as Communiversity Youth Program Ambassador


Former UNC basketball standout and recently retired NBA star Brendan Haywood, has signed on to play a major role in the Sonja Haynes Stone Center’s Communiversity Youth Program. Haywood, a lifelong public servant and supporter of youth programs and charitable causes nationwide, has agreed to serve as a Communiversity Ambassador in addition to his previous […]

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Spring 2017 Season begins on January 16!

Philomena Williamson-Tender Breeze,2008, oil on linen, 48x60in

Please join us for our Spring 2017 season opening on January 16!  We’ve got a full program schedule of art exhibitions, the return of the Writer’s Discussion Series, the African Diaspora lecture and more!  Check out the schedule below and visit our website regularly for updates! Image credit: Williamson-Tender Breeze,2008, oil on linen, 48x60in Sonja Haynes […]

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Stone Memorial Lecture delivered by Dr. Ange-Marie Hancock, video now on vimeo!


24th Annual Stone Memorial Lecture You can view the video via the Stone Center vimeo page at: Dr. Ange-Marie Hancock, Associate Professor of Political Science and Gender Studies at the University of Southern California, delivered the 24th Annual Sonja Haynes Stone Memorial Lecture at the Stone Center on Monday, November 14 at 7pm. The annual […]

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Watch Stone Center events on Vimeo!


` Did you miss a “can’t miss” Stone Center event?  Don’t worry, you can view video from Stone Center lectures, conferences, book talks and other programs and special events on our Vimeo page.  Vimeo is a platform used to upload video content and share it on the internet.  We’ve upgraded our account so that we […]

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Fall 2016 edition of Milestones is here!


The Fall 2016 Edition of our Milestones Newsletter is here!  You can download an electronic copy HERE or pick one up at the Stone Center. You can also download electronic versions of all of our Fall 2016 programming materials below: James Barnor: Ever Young Exhibition Postcard Poster Brochure Eric Mack: Impossible Architectures Exhibition Postcard Poster […]

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