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November 2022

The Polished Hoe by Austin Clarke

November 29 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until December 6, 2022

Flyleaf Books, 752 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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featuring Tanya Shields, Bowman and Gordon Gray Distinguished Term Professor of Women's and Gender Studies   Winner of the 2002 Giller Prize, the Commonwealth Writers' Prize, and the Trillium Prize —Set in the West Indies in the period following World War II, The Polished Hoe—an Essence bestseller and a Washington Post Book World Most Worthy Book of 2003—unravels over the course of twenty-four hours but spans the collective experience of a society characterized by slavery.—HarperCollins —Uncommonly talented, Clarke sees deeply, and transmits his…

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December 2022

Dance! The Marriage of Sound and Movement

December 3 @ 9:30 am - 3:00 pm

a DISTINGUISHED SCHOLAR seminar Join us for an exploration of the history and meaning of dance. Drawing on recent scientific research, distinguished musicologist Annegret Fauser will first introduce the ways that dancing can impact our cognition, health, identities, and social lives. She will then share an analysis of ballet that includes its history in Western culture and places the artform in the context of representational dance in other cultures.The program will wrap up with an engaging review of dance on…

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The Polished Hoe by Austin Clarke

December 6 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until December 6, 2022

Flyleaf Books, 752 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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featuring Tanya Shields, Bowman and Gordon Gray Distinguished Term Professor of Women's and Gender Studies   Winner of the 2002 Giller Prize, the Commonwealth Writers' Prize, and the Trillium Prize —Set in the West Indies in the period following World War II, The Polished Hoe—an Essence bestseller and a Washington Post Book World Most Worthy Book of 2003—unravels over the course of twenty-four hours but spans the collective experience of a society characterized by slavery.—HarperCollins —Uncommonly talented, Clarke sees deeply, and transmits his…

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*SOLD OUT* The Soul of the Dutch Golden Age: Art and Literature at the Ackland

December 9 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Ackland Art Museum, 101 S. Columbia Street
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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This event is SOLD OUT.  Due to large demand, we will repeat this program on Friday, December 16 from 3:30-5:00 pm.  Click here to register for the December 16 program.   Carolina Public Humanities is teaming up with the Ackland Art Museum to explore the beauty of the natural world and the dynamic, multifaceted aspects of humanity during the Dutch Golden Age. Join Dana Cowen, Sheldon Peck Curator at the Ackland Art Museum, and Carolyn Allmendinger, Ackland's Director of Education…

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The Soul of the Dutch Golden Age: Art and Literature at the Ackland (REPEAT)

December 16 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Ackland Art Museum, 101 S. Columbia Street
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Carolina Public Humanities is teaming up with the Ackland Art Museum to explore the beauty of the natural world and the dynamic, multifaceted aspects of humanity during the Dutch Golden Age. Join Dana Cowen, Sheldon Peck Curator at the Ackland Art Museum, and Carolyn Allmendinger, Ackland's Director of Education and Interpretation, in a discussion of Nina Siegal's historical novel The Anatomy Lesson and the Ackland's upcoming exhibition, Drawn to Life: Master Drawings from the Age of Rembrandt in the Peck Collection…

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