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DEADLINE: Carolina Global Photography Competition

September 30, 2016

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The submission period has opened for the 17th annual Carolina Global Photography Competition. This amateur competition is open to all students, faculty, alumni and staff of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and showcases Carolina’s global activity, educational opportunities, research and service work. The competition closes September 30, 2016.

Each photographer may submit up to three photos. Photos may represent any world region, and there is no restriction on the time period in which the photograph was taken. Entries will be judged on artistic merit and context. Special consideration will be given to images that are distinctive and embrace new perspectives.



Grand prizes will be awarded to first, second and third place winners.

  • A Chancellor’s Choice will be awarded to a photo the Chancellor finds globally relevant and distinctive.
  • Regional spotlights will be selected by area studies centers and units housed in the FedEx Global Education Center.
  • Thematic spotlights will be awarded for photos that incorporate various themes prioritized by the competition committee.


Additional information on submission guidelines and competition rules can be found on the Carolina Global Photography Competition website.

The Carolina Global Photography Competition is a collaborative effort of the following UNC units: African Studies Center; Carolina Asia Center; Carolina Center for the Study of the Middle East and Muslim Civilizations; Center for European Studies; Center for Global Initiatives; Center for Slavic, Eurasian and East European Studies; Curriculum in Global Studies; Global Relations; Global Research Institute and the Food Theme Steering Committee; Institute for the Study of the Americas; International Student and Scholar Services; and the Study Abroad Office.


September 30, 2016
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The Carolina Asia Center supports diverse Asia-related events. However, CAC co-sponsorship of any talk, seminar, documentary screening, film screening, performance or celebration does not constitute endorsement of or agreement with the views presented therein. As an academic institution, we value diverse perspectives that promote dialogue and understanding.

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