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November 2018

Faust: A Tragedy by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

November 28 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Wednesday, repeating until December 5, 2018

Flyleaf Books, 752 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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$35

featuring Gabriel Trop, Associate Professor of German Meeting Dates: Wednesdays, November 28 & December 5 "One of the greatest dramatic and poetic masterpieces of European literature"—Oxford World Classics "Hailed as Germany's greatest contribution to world literature, Goethe's Faust drew upon a folktale and Marlowe's Dr. Faustus for inspiration. But in this epic version, Faust sells his soul not for magic powers but for a heightened sense of existence."—Dover Publications "Faust is an exploration of that restless intellectual and emotional urge…

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December 2018

The Global Crisis of Liberal Democracies

December 1 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Chapel Hill Campus, Please Contact Carolina Public Humanities for exact location + Google Map

In collaboration with the Institute for the Study of the Americas Democratic governments may now be facing more social unrest and populist opposition than at any time since World War II. Political elites are widely condemned as “out of touch” with the problems of ordinary people, unable to solve the economic challenges of globalization, and unresponsive to public concerns. Popular nationalist movements and new social media are disrupting the traditional processes of democratic institutions. Has liberal democracy fallen into a…

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French Language Lunch

December 3 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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One event on September 10, 2018 at 12:00pm

One event on October 1, 2018 at 12:00pm

One event on November 5, 2018 at 12:00pm

One event on December 3, 2018 at 12:00pm

Weathervane Restaurant, 201 S Estes Dr
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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$20

featuring Jessica Tanner, Assistant Professor of French Interested in polishing or refreshing your foreign language speaking skills in a warm and welcoming environment? Join UNC faculty discussion leaders at Weathervane restaurant in Chapel Hill for a lunch where participants are encouraged to speak only in a foreign language. All participants will receive a short foreign language article prior to the lunch that will serve as the foundation for our discussion. Foreign Language Lunches take place from 12:00–1:30 pm. Space is…

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Faust: A Tragedy by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

December 5 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Wednesday, repeating until December 5, 2018

Flyleaf Books, 752 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
+ Google Map
$35

featuring Gabriel Trop, Associate Professor of German Meeting Dates: Wednesdays, November 28 & December 5 "One of the greatest dramatic and poetic masterpieces of European literature"—Oxford World Classics "Hailed as Germany's greatest contribution to world literature, Goethe's Faust drew upon a folktale and Marlowe's Dr. Faustus for inspiration. But in this epic version, Faust sells his soul not for magic powers but for a heightened sense of existence."—Dover Publications "Faust is an exploration of that restless intellectual and emotional urge…

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