Campus events go beyond March Madness

March means basketball tournament time for many folks, but there’s a jam-packed schedule of other events at Carolina this month.

Look through the list below for details on some, and also check out the University’s events calendar for many more.

March 2-30: Heterotopias, an exhibit of collages by art professor elin o’Hara slavick. Horace Williams House, 610 E. Rosemary St., Chapel Hill.

March 4 (re-scheduled from March 3 due to weather): North Carolina premiere screening of The Uprising, a new documentary about the Arab revolutions, featuring post-film discussion with director Peter Snowdon. 5:00 p.m. Chapman Hall 201.

March 3-7: Solo exhibition by MFA student Isabel Cuenca. Part of a series of solo exhibitions under the theme, Aesthetic Conditions. Allcott Gallery, Hanes Art Center.

March 4: Diversity in Higher Education: Creating an Inclusive Climate for Female Faculty in the Sciences. 3 to 4:30 p.m. Gerrard Hall. Registration required.

March 5: Poverty, Access and the Effects of Obama Care, a conversation with Michael Zolicoffer, chair of the UNC Board of Visitors, and professor Jonathan Oberlander, vice-chair of social medicine and IAH Fellow. 4 to 6 p.m. Hyde Hall University Room.

March 5: Breaking Through: Movie screening with filmmakers and panel discussion with North Carolina LGBT political leaders. The movie documents the story of openly LGBT elected officials at all levels of government. 5:30 p.m. Nelson Mandela Auditorium, FedEx Global Education Center.

March 5-8: Nexus 2014: Water, Food, Climate and Energy Conference. Sponsored by the UNC Water Institute, bringing together leaders in government, NGOs, business and academia to discuss innovative and sustainable solutions to the world’s demand for energy, food and water. Friday Center. UNC registration discounts (note codes are case sensitive): Full conference faculty registration is $395 with the code UNCFAC, and single day is $200 with the code UNCFAC1. Single day student registration is $100 with the code UNCSTU.

March 6: Transformative Leadership: Sovereignty in Action: the 2014 UNC Native Leadership Symposium. Organized by graduate students in the First Nations Graduate Circle. 11 a.m. keynote by Frank Ettawageshik of the United Tribes of Michigan. Panel discussion from 1:20 p.m. to 3 p.m. George Watts Hill Alumni Center, Alumni Hall I.

March 6: Jonathan Kramnick of Johns Hopkins University discusses, Presence of Mind. Part of the Critical Speaker Series of the department of English and comparative literature. 3:30 p.m. Toy Lounge, Dey Hall. Related seminar, Literary Studies and Science, March 7, 3:30 p.m., Donovan Lounge, Greenlaw Hall.

March 13-16: C19 — The Society of Nineteenth-Century Americanists: The largest international conference for humanities scholars. Carolina Inn. Hosted by the UNC department of English and comparative literature, the College, and the Institute for the Arts and Humanities. Advanced registration fee required.

March 17-March 21: Solo exhibition by MFA student Cody Platt. Part of a series of solo exhibitions under the theme, Aesthetic Conditions. Allcott Gallery, Hanes Art Center.

March 17: Carolina Symposia in Music and Culture. Robert Fink (UCLA) on Resurrection Symphony: Venezuela’s El Sistema and the Future of Classical Music. 4:15 p.m., Person Recital Hall.

March 18: Lisa Lowe of Tufts University discusses, The Social Life of Empire: Nineteenth Century London, Boston and Hong Kong. Part of the Critical Speaker Series of the department of English and comparative literature. 3:30 p.m. Toy Lounge, Dey Hall. With related seminar, Liberalism and Europe, March 19, 3:30 p.m., Donovan Lounge, Greenlaw Hall.

March 19: Poet and longtime feminist Margaret Randall reads from her new poems and talks about the writing process, noon, Room 039 Graham Memorial. Part of the Women’s Studies Colloquium. On March 18 at 4 p.m., Randall will speak at Duke University at 107 White Lecture Hall. She will read from her new book March 20 at 7 p.m. at the Internationalist Bookstore in Chapel Hill.

March 21-22: The New Generation Project: Contemporizing the African American Art Song and Arranged Negro Spiritual, with UNC music professor and soprano Louise Toppin and Marquita Lister. Part of the UNC Process Series. 8 p.m. Kenan Music Building.

March 24: In Your Face — A Provocation in Amsterdam, A Scandal in Bohemia: On Secularization, Acculturation and the Jewish Beard. Academic lecture by Michael K. Silber, visiting professor at Yale University. 5:30 p.m. Hyde Hall.

March 24-28: Solo exhibition by MFA student Minjin Kang. Part of a series of solo exhibitions under the theme, Aesthetic Conditions. Allcott Gallery, Hanes Art Center.

March 25: John Bew of Kings College London/the Library of Congress discusses, Realpolitik: A New History. 4 p.m. Hamilton Hall 569.

March 26: Early Modern Europe: Did Jews Make a Difference? Academic lecture by Magda Teter, professor of history at Wesleyan University. 5 p.m. Hyde Hall.

March 27: Guest Artist Recital and Masterclass. Ted Piltzecker (Hartt School of Music, University of Hartford), percussion, with the UNC Percussion Ensemble. 7:30 p.m., Kenan Music Building.

March 28-29: Scholarship Benefit Concert. UNC Opera presents Gianni Schicci. 8 p.m., Hill Hall Auditorium. $10 general admission ($5 UNC students, faculty and staff). Tickets available at the door.

March 4,  2014.