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Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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October 2018

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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$35

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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$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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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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$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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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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$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

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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