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February 2018

Isms Part IV: European “Isms” and Modern Cultural Creativity

February 1 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
Friday Center, 100 Friday Center Dr
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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A special event with Lloyd Kramer, Professor of History and Director, Carolina Public Humanities Human creativity is an essential but often mysterious aspect of our personal and collective lives. We know it when we see it, but where does it come from? Continuing an “encore series” on influential modern “isms” that he first discussed at seminars in 2012, Lloyd Kramer examines how Freudian psychology and modern artistic movements explored the connections between cultural creativity and the internal, unconscious complexities of…

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Bonaparte Family, Part 2: From Empire to Exile and Back Again (and Again)

February 22 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
Friday Center, 100 Friday Center Dr
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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A Special event with Maximilian Owre, Lecturer in History and Executive Director, Carolina Public Humanities This second installment of Max Owre’s 4 lecture series on the Bonaparte family introduces the Bonapartes as sovereigns, statesmen, and ever-squabbling siblings. Learn how the family benefitted from Napoleon’s position as the de facto ruler of Europe, and how its members behaved during his fall. After the empire, the Bonapartes placed their hopes in the next generation, especially Louis-Napoléon Bonaparte, the future Napoleon III. Attendance…

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April 2018

The God of Small Things by Arundhati Roy

April 3 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on April 10, 2018 at 10:00am

Friday Center, 100 Friday Center Dr
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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$35

featuring Marc Cohen, Teaching Assistant Professor of English and Comparative Literature “Dazzling . . . as subtle as it is powerful.”—Michiko Kakutani, The New York Times “ offers such magic, mystery, and sadness that, literally, this reader turned the last page and decided to reread it. Immediately. It’s that haunting.”—USA Today “The quality of Ms. Roy’s narration is so extraordinary—at once so morally strenuous and so imaginatively supple—that the reader remains enthralled all the way through.”—The New York Times Book Review…

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The God of Small Things by Arundhati Roy

April 10 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on April 10, 2018 at 10:00am

Friday Center, 100 Friday Center Dr
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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$35

featuring Marc Cohen, Teaching Assistant Professor of English and Comparative Literature “Dazzling . . . as subtle as it is powerful.”—Michiko Kakutani, The New York Times “ offers such magic, mystery, and sadness that, literally, this reader turned the last page and decided to reread it. Immediately. It’s that haunting.”—USA Today “The quality of Ms. Roy’s narration is so extraordinary—at once so morally strenuous and so imaginatively supple—that the reader remains enthralled all the way through.”—The New York Times Book Review…

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