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September 2018

The Importance of Being Earnest and Salomé by Oscar Wilde

September 4 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, repeating until September 11, 2018

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

featuring Kimberly J. Stern, Assistant Professor of English and Comparative Literature Meeting Dates: Tuesdays, September 4 & 11 on The Importance of Being Earnest: "Arguably the greatest farcical comedy in English"—Oxford University Press "Oscar Wilde's most brilliant tour de force, a witty and buoyant comedy of manners that has delighted millions in countless productions since its first performance in London's St. James' Theatre on February 14, 1895. The Importance of Being Earnest is celebrated not only for the lighthearted ingenuity…

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The Importance of Being Earnest and Salomé by Oscar Wilde

September 11 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, repeating until September 11, 2018

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

featuring Kimberly J. Stern, Assistant Professor of English and Comparative Literature Meeting Dates: Tuesdays, September 4 & 11 on The Importance of Being Earnest: "Arguably the greatest farcical comedy in English"—Oxford University Press "Oscar Wilde's most brilliant tour de force, a witty and buoyant comedy of manners that has delighted millions in countless productions since its first performance in London's St. James' Theatre on February 14, 1895. The Importance of Being Earnest is celebrated not only for the lighthearted ingenuity…

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The Social Life of the Immune System

September 11 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Flyleaf Books, 752 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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featuring Keely Muscatell, Assistant Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience, Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center Why does college cost so much? What happens when one’s religion isn’t recognized by the government? Why are college sports often engines for controversy? These are just a few of the thorny questions we will tackle at our Humanities in Actions series this fall. Join us for nine lectures on current issues that call for ongoing dialogues and humanistic perspectives. All programs are held from 4:30 to 6:00 pm at…

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So Long a Letter by Mariama Ba

September 18 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Flyleaf Books, 752 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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featuring Emily Burrill, Associate Professor of Women’s and Gender Studies and Director, African Studies Center Meeting Date: Tuesday, September 18 Winner of the first ever Noma Award for Publishing in Africa "Written by award-winning African novelist Mariama Ba and translated from the original French, So Long a Letter has been recognized as one of Africa's 100 Best Books of the 20th Century. The brief narrative, written as an extended letter, is a sequence of reminiscences—some wistful, some bitter—recounted by recently…

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The Social Scientist as “Expert Witness” in Cases of Religious Freedom

September 18 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Flyleaf Books, 752 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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featuring Charles Price, Associate Professor of Anthropology Why does college cost so much? What happens when one’s religion isn’t recognized by the government? Why are college sports often engines for controversy? These are just a few of the thorny questions we will tackle at our Humanities in Actions series this fall. Join us for nine lectures on current issues that call for ongoing dialogues and humanistic perspectives. All programs are held from 4:30 to 6:00 pm at Flyleaf Books in Chapel Hill.…

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Passing by Nella Larsen

September 25 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Flyleaf Books, 752 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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featuring GerShun Avilez, Associate Professor of English and Comparative Literature Meeting Date: Tuesday, September 25 "Written by one of the most acclaimed and influential writers of the Harlem Renaissance, Nella Larsen's Passing is a powerful, thrilling, and tragic tale about the fluidity of racial identity that continues to resonate today."—Penguin Random House "The genius of this book is that its protagonists, especially its Anna Karenina-like central figure, Irene Redfield, are complex and fully realized and individually responsible as well. Larsen's…

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The Appeal of Living in a Black Community: From Durham to the Caribbean

September 25 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Flyleaf Books, 752 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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featuring Karla Slocum, Associate Professor of Anthropology and Director, Institute of African American Research Why does college cost so much? What happens when one’s religion isn’t recognized by the government? Why are college sports often engines for controversy? These are just a few of the thorny questions we will tackle at our Humanities in Actions series this fall. Join us for nine lectures on current issues that call for ongoing dialogues and humanistic perspectives. All programs are held from 4:30 to…

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October 2018

The Essays: A Selection by Michel de Montaigne (Encore)

October 2 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, repeating until October 9, 2018

Flyleaf Books, 752 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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featuring Lloyd Kramer, Director, Carolina Public Humanities and Professor of History Meeting Dates: Tuesdays, October 2 & 9 "Michel de Montaigne was one of the most influential figures of the Renaissance, singlehandedly responsible for popularizing the essay as a literary form. The Essays are among the most idiosyncratic and personal works in all literature and provide an engaging insight into a wise Renaissance mind, continuing to give pleasure and enlightenment to modern readers."—Amazon Books "Within a decade of his death,…

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Are Black Immigrants a Model Minority?

October 2 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Flyleaf Books, 752 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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featuring Most Ifatunji, Assistant Professor of Sociology and Faculty Fellow, Carolina Population Center  Why does college cost so much? What happens when one’s religion isn’t recognized by the government? Why are college sports often engines for controversy? These are just a few of the thorny questions we will tackle at our Humanities in Actions series this fall. Join us for nine lectures on current issues that call for ongoing dialogues and humanistic perspectives. All programs are held from 4:30 to 6:00 pm…

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The Essays: A Selection by Michel de Montaigne (Encore)

October 9 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, repeating until October 9, 2018

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

featuring Lloyd Kramer, Director, Carolina Public Humanities and Professor of History Meeting Dates: Tuesdays, October 2 & 9 "Michel de Montaigne was one of the most influential figures of the Renaissance, singlehandedly responsible for popularizing the essay as a literary form. The Essays are among the most idiosyncratic and personal works in all literature and provide an engaging insight into a wise Renaissance mind, continuing to give pleasure and enlightenment to modern readers."—Amazon Books "Within a decade of his death,…

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Big Money College Sports: University Responses and Faculty Roles & Rights

October 9 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Flyleaf Books, 752 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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featuring Jay Smith, Professor of History  Why does college cost so much? What happens when one’s religion isn’t recognized by the government? Why are college sports often engines for controversy? These are just a few of the thorny questions we will tackle at our Humanities in Actions series this fall. Join us for nine lectures on current issues that call for ongoing dialogues and humanistic perspectives. All programs are held from 4:30 to 6:00 pm at Flyleaf Books in Chapel Hill. Advance…

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The Violent Bear It Away by Flannery O’Connor

October 16 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, repeating until October 23, 2018

Flyleaf Books, 752 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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featuring Patrick Horn, Adjunct Assistant Professor of English and Comparative Literature and Associate Director, Center for the Study of the American South Meeting Dates: Tuesdays, October 16 & 23 "Tempering satire with compassion, underscoring pathos with humor, O'Connor lays bare the lives of a Southern family―three generations of men obsessed by guilt and driven to violence."—The New American Library "This novel--an exercise in the macabre--can be read as an allegory: a struggle for a soul, a conflict between evils."—Kirkus Review…

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The Violent Bear It Away by Flannery O’Connor

October 23 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, repeating until October 23, 2018

Flyleaf Books, 752 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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featuring Patrick Horn, Adjunct Assistant Professor of English and Comparative Literature and Associate Director, Center for the Study of the American South Meeting Dates: Tuesdays, October 16 & 23 "Tempering satire with compassion, underscoring pathos with humor, O'Connor lays bare the lives of a Southern family―three generations of men obsessed by guilt and driven to violence."—The New American Library "This novel--an exercise in the macabre--can be read as an allegory: a struggle for a soul, a conflict between evils."—Kirkus Review…

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The Cultural Politics of Protest During the Trump Presidency

October 23 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Flyleaf Books, 752 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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featuring Kenneth (Andy) Andrews, Professor and Chair of Sociology Why does college cost so much? What happens when one’s religion isn’t recognized by the government? Why are college sports often engines for controversy? These are just a few of the thorny questions we will tackle at our Humanities in Actions series this fall. Join us for nine lectures on current issues that call for ongoing dialogues and humanistic perspectives. All programs are held from 4:30 to 6:00 pm at Flyleaf Books…

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Arrested Development: How the Criminalization of Schools Hurts Us All

October 30 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Flyleaf Books, 752 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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featuring Barbara Fedders, Assistant Professor of Law Why does college cost so much? What happens when one’s religion isn’t recognized by the government? Why are college sports often engines for controversy? These are just a few of the thorny questions we will tackle at our Humanities in Actions series this fall. Join us for nine lectures on current issues that call for ongoing dialogues and humanistic perspectives. All programs are held from 4:30 to 6:00 pm at Flyleaf Books in Chapel…

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The Aeneid by Virgil

October 31 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Wednesday, repeating until November 14, 2018

Flyleaf Books, 752 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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featuring James J. O’Hara, George L. Paddison Professor of Latin Meeting Dates: Wednesdays, October 31, November 7, & November 14 "The greatest of Western epic poems...Virgil’s story of the journey of Aeneas has been a part of our cultural heritage for so many centuries that it’s all too easy to lose sight of the poem itself—of its brilliantly cinematic depiction of the sack of Troy; the monstrous hunger of the harpies; the intensity of Dido’s love for the hero, and…

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November 2018

The Aeneid by Virgil

November 7 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Wednesday, repeating until November 14, 2018

Flyleaf Books, 752 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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featuring James J. O’Hara, George L. Paddison Professor of Latin Meeting Dates: Wednesdays, October 31, November 7, & November 14 "The greatest of Western epic poems...Virgil’s story of the journey of Aeneas has been a part of our cultural heritage for so many centuries that it’s all too easy to lose sight of the poem itself—of its brilliantly cinematic depiction of the sack of Troy; the monstrous hunger of the harpies; the intensity of Dido’s love for the hero, and…

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The Children of Harvey Milk

November 7 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Flyleaf Books, 752 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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In collaboration with Flyleaf Books Forty years ago, on November 27, 1978, Harvey Milk’s iconic journey was ended by an assassin’s bullet. The generation of out LGBTQ leaders he inspired went on to transform the world we live in. UNC-Chapel Hill Professor of Political Science Andrew Reynolds has documented this history through the epic stories of courageous men and women around the world who came forward to make their voices heard during the struggle for equal rights. Please join us…

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The 2018 Elections: What Do They Mean?

November 13 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Flyleaf Books, 752 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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featuring William Leuchtenburg, William Rand Kenan, Jr. Professor of Emeritus of History Why does college cost so much? What happens when one’s religion isn’t recognized by the government? Why are college sports often engines for controversy? These are just a few of the thorny questions we will tackle at our Humanities in Actions series this fall. Join us for nine lectures on current issues that call for ongoing dialogues and humanistic perspectives. All programs are held from 4:30 to 6:00 pm…

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The Aeneid by Virgil

November 14 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Wednesday, repeating until November 14, 2018

Flyleaf Books, 752 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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$45

featuring James J. O’Hara, George L. Paddison Professor of Latin Meeting Dates: Wednesdays, October 31, November 7, & November 14 "The greatest of Western epic poems...Virgil’s story of the journey of Aeneas has been a part of our cultural heritage for so many centuries that it’s all too easy to lose sight of the poem itself—of its brilliantly cinematic depiction of the sack of Troy; the monstrous hunger of the harpies; the intensity of Dido’s love for the hero, and…

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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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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

Faust: A Tragedy by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

December 5 @ 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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