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October 2022

Fantasia: An Algerian Cavalcade by Assia Djebar

October 4 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until October 11, 2022

Flyleaf Books, 752 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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featuring Maximilian Owre, Carolina Public Humanities   Winner of the 1996 Neustadt International Prize for Literature —Djebar's exceptional descriptive powers bring to life the experiences of girls and women caught up in the dual struggle for independence—both their own and Algeria's.—Heinemann Publishing —Fantasia, the first novel in an Algerian quartet, is a tour de force, combining the history of the French conquest of Algeria, told from the French point of view, with the stories of Algerian women, the two joined…

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Productive and Counterproductive Police Reform

October 5 @ 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 Jeffrey B. Welty, Professor of Public Law and Government This fall promises to be a contentious election season, and our Humanities in Action hybrid lecture series offers six programs focused on topics of critical importance to our country and the world. The last session will feature a community-engaged discussion on the important mid-term state and national elections. Join us in person or tune in from home to become more informed on these vital issues. And please, remember to vote!…

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Fantasia: An Algerian Cavalcade by Assia Djebar

October 11 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until October 11, 2022

Flyleaf Books, 752 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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featuring Maximilian Owre, Carolina Public Humanities   Winner of the 1996 Neustadt International Prize for Literature —Djebar's exceptional descriptive powers bring to life the experiences of girls and women caught up in the dual struggle for independence—both their own and Algeria's.—Heinemann Publishing —Fantasia, the first novel in an Algerian quartet, is a tour de force, combining the history of the French conquest of Algeria, told from the French point of view, with the stories of Algerian women, the two joined…

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Law, Policy, and Politics in the Post-Roe Era

October 12 @ 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 Mary-Rose Papandrea, Samuel Ashe Distinguished Professor of Constitutional Law This fall promises to be a contentious election season, and our Humanities in Action hybrid lecture series offers six programs focused on topics of critical importance to our country and the world. The last session will feature a community-engaged discussion on the important mid-term state and national elections. Join us in person or tune in from home to become more informed on these vital issues. And please, remember to vote!…

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Contemporary Wars and America’s Strategic Position in the World

October 19 @ 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 Admiral Dennis C. Blair, Knott Distinguished Visiting Professor of Peace, War, and Defense This fall promises to be a contentious election season, and our Humanities in Action hybrid lecture series offers six programs focused on topics of critical importance to our country and the world. The last session will feature a community-engaged discussion on the important mid-term state and national elections. Join us in person or tune in from home to become more informed on these vital issues. And…

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Immigration Policy and Practice in the US Today

October 26 @ 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 Kaci Bishop, Clinical Professor of Law This fall promises to be a contentious election season, and our Humanities in Action hybrid lecture series offers six programs focused on topics of critical importance to our country and the world. The last session will feature a community-engaged discussion on the important mid-term state and national elections. Join us in person or tune in from home to become more informed on these vital issues. And please, remember to vote! DATE AND TIME:…

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November 2022

Carolina Public Humanities’ 2022 Mid-Term Election Community Conversation

November 2 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Flyleaf Books, 752 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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This special two-hour program, beginning at 4:30 pm, will feature a moderated panel session with scholars and civic leaders, followed by a community discussion. DATE AND TIME: Wednesday, November 2. Time and location TBD.. This event is free and open to the public. In-person attendance is first come, first served. A recording will be shared to Carolina Public Humanities' YouTube page approximately one week after the event. Subscribe to our YouTube page and be notified when it's available. Please note:…

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The Lais of Marie de France

November 7 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Monday, repeating until November 14, 2022

Flyleaf Books, 752 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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featuring H. M. Cushman, Assistant Professor of English and Comparative Literature   The medieval antecedents of the modern short story —Marie de France is the earliest known French woman poet and her lais—stories in verse based on Breton tales of chivalry and romance—are among the finest of the genre. —Penguin Classics —The Lais of Marie de France changed romantic writing forever, challenging social norms and the views of the church during the twelfth century concerning both love and the role…

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The Lais of Marie de France

November 14 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Monday, repeating until November 14, 2022

Flyleaf Books, 752 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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featuring H. M. Cushman, Assistant Professor of English and Comparative Literature   The medieval antecedents of the modern short story —Marie de France is the earliest known French woman poet and her lais—stories in verse based on Breton tales of chivalry and romance—are among the finest of the genre. —Penguin Classics —The Lais of Marie de France changed romantic writing forever, challenging social norms and the views of the church during the twelfth century concerning both love and the role…

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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

The Polished Hoe by Austin Clarke

December 6 @ 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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