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Mapping Prostitution in Nineteenth-Century Paris

February 14, 2017 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Featuring Jessica Tanner, Assistant Professor of French

In nineteenth-century Paris, administrators saw the regulation of prostitution as a means of imposing order in a rapidly evolving city. By plotting spaces from brothels to boulevards, novelists likewise turned to prostitution to make sense of Paris in their fictions.

Carolina’s Great Teachers events take place at Flyleaf Books, 752 MLK Jr. Blvd., in Chapel Hill. All run from 4:30 to 6:00 p.m. There are no preparatory readings for Spotlight on Faculty events. Advance registrants can take advantage of our special FLYLEAF SEASON PASS—register for all 9 events (4 Carolina’s Great Teachers lectures and 5 Humanities in Action lectures) for $110 ($55.00 for GAA members). Each lecture is $20.00 at the door.

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February 14, 2017
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm