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Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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September 2019

The Remains of the Day by Kazuo Ishiguro

September 24 @ 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 1, 2019

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

featuring Gerald J. Postema, Cary C. Boshamer Professor of Philosophy and Professor of Law Emeritus   "'The Remains of the Day is a dream of a book: a beguiling comedy of manners that evolves almost magically into a profound and heart-rending study of personality, class and culture." —The New York Times "We get a picture of a man trying desperately to keep a lid on his emotions – and what a complete picture it is. The Remains of the Day…

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Public Forgiveness

September 24 @ 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 Simone Gubler, Visiting Assistant Professor of Philosophy All programs are held from 4:30 to 6:00 pm at Flyleaf Books in Chapel Hill. Advance registrants can take advantage of our special FLYLEAF SEASON PASS and receive a discount on the purchase of all ten lectures. Program Tuition: Advance registrants pay $18 per lecture ($13 for GAA members) or can take advantage of our special FLYLEAF SEASON PASS—register for all 10 events for $135.00 ($100.00 for GAA members). To check your membership status or…

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Speaking of Feminism

September 27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Flyleaf Books, 752 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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In collaboration with UNC-Chapel Hill’s Center for the Study of the American South and General Alumni Association  This event will be held at Flyleaf Books in Chapel Hill, 752 MLK Jr Blvd, Chapel Hill, 27514 From the Women’s Marches to the #MeToo movement, it is clear that feminist activism is still alive and well in the 21st century. But how does a new generation of activists understand the work of the movement today? Rachel F. Seidman, Director of the Southern…

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October 2019

The Remains of the Day by Kazuo Ishiguro

October 1 @ 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 1, 2019

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

featuring Gerald J. Postema, Cary C. Boshamer Professor of Philosophy and Professor of Law Emeritus   "'The Remains of the Day is a dream of a book: a beguiling comedy of manners that evolves almost magically into a profound and heart-rending study of personality, class and culture." —The New York Times "We get a picture of a man trying desperately to keep a lid on his emotions – and what a complete picture it is. The Remains of the Day…

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The Time of the Doves by Mercè Rodoreda

October 8 @ 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 15, 2019

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

featuring Cristina Carrasco, Teaching Associate Professor of Spanish   "The most beautiful novel published in Spain since the Civil War." —Gabriel García Márquez "The Time of the Doves is a book of tender and subtle grace, filled with a deep innocence.” —Colm Tóibín, The Times Literary Supplement "An appealing and well-crafted tale of a young woman who's victimized not only by war and cruel men but by her own unexamined sensibility; moving work from a gifted, if rather special, writer."…

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Liberty and the Idea of a Universal Basic Income

October 8 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Flyleaf Books, 752 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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*Please note that due to Yom Kippur, this program will be held from 3:00-4:30pm, instead of 4:30-6:00pm.* Fabian Wendt, Visiting Assistant Professor of Philosophy A universal basic income would give everyone a guaranteed and unconditional payment without any work requirements or means tests. The talk will debate whether a universal basic income would be enhancing and/or protecting individual liberty. Advance registrants can take advantage of our special FLYLEAF SEASON PASS and receive a discount on the purchase of all ten…

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The Time of the Doves by Mercè Rodoreda

October 15 @ 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 15, 2019

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

featuring Cristina Carrasco, Teaching Associate Professor of Spanish   "The most beautiful novel published in Spain since the Civil War." —Gabriel García Márquez "The Time of the Doves is a book of tender and subtle grace, filled with a deep innocence.” —Colm Tóibín, The Times Literary Supplement "An appealing and well-crafted tale of a young woman who's victimized not only by war and cruel men but by her own unexamined sensibility; moving work from a gifted, if rather special, writer."…

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The Wide World of the Blues

October 17 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Flyleaf Books, 752 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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$20

After the great success of our 2019 summer series featuring music at Flyleaf Books, we return to the stage this fall with two “learning and listening” events combining commentary and performance. Come to Chapel Hill’s local bookstore for education, entertainment, and the sounds of good music. Beer and wine will be available for purchase. The Wide World of the Blues - Thursday, October 17, 6:30 pm Hip Hop and Diplomacy: An Unlikely Partnership - Wednesday, November 13, 6:30 pm Cost:…

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Affirmative Consent Policies

October 22 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Flyleaf Books, 752 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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featuing Tom Dougherty, Associate Professor of Philosophy All programs are held from 4:30 to 6:00 pm at Flyleaf Books in Chapel Hill. Advance registrants can take advantage of our special FLYLEAF SEASON PASS and receive a discount on the purchase of all ten lectures. Program Tuition: Advance registrants pay $18 per lecture ($13 for GAA members) or can take advantage of our special FLYLEAF SEASON PASS—register for all 10 events for $135.00 ($100.00 for GAA members). To check your membership status or to…

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Collected Stories by Bruno Schulz

October 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 November 5, 2019

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

featuring Madeline G. Levine, Kenan Professor of Slavic Literatures Emerita Winner of the Polish Cultural Institute 2019 Found in Translation Award   "Schulz’s prose is renowned for its originality. Set largely in a fictional counterpart of his hometown of Drohobych, his stories merge the real and the surreal. The most ordinary objects—the wind, an article of clothing, a plate of fish—can suddenly appear unfathomably mysterious and capable of illuminating profound truths....Madeline G. Levine’s masterful new translation shows contemporary readers how…

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Is Globalization Working? Multinational Firms, Global Supply Chains and Trade Policy

October 29 @ 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 Layna Mosley, Professor of Political Science This session explores the reasons why multinational firms make investments in foreign countries; how these investments have changed the nature of trade negotiations and trade agreements; and the ways in which global supply chains affect economic and political outcomes. Mosley also will discuss her research on how involvement in global supply chains affects the rights of workers, especially in developing countries. All programs are held from 4:30 to 6:00 pm at Flyleaf Books…

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November 2019

Collected Stories by Bruno Schulz

November 5 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until November 5, 2019

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

featuring Madeline G. Levine, Kenan Professor of Slavic Literatures Emerita Winner of the Polish Cultural Institute 2019 Found in Translation Award   "Schulz’s prose is renowned for its originality. Set largely in a fictional counterpart of his hometown of Drohobych, his stories merge the real and the surreal. The most ordinary objects—the wind, an article of clothing, a plate of fish—can suddenly appear unfathomably mysterious and capable of illuminating profound truths....Madeline G. Levine’s masterful new translation shows contemporary readers how…

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Gender-Neutral Bathrooms

November 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 Alex Marcoci, Teaching Assistant Professor of Philosophy All programs are held from 4:30 to 6:00 pm at Flyleaf Books in Chapel Hill. Advance registrants can take advantage of our special FLYLEAF SEASON PASS and receive a discount on the purchase of all ten lectures. Program Tuition: Advance registrants pay $18 per lecture ($13 for GAA members) or can take advantage of our special FLYLEAF SEASON PASS—register for all 10 events for $135.00 ($100.00 for GAA members). To check your membership status or…

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The Forgotten Soldiers: Women, Military, and War in History and Memory, 1770s–1870s

November 6 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Flyleaf Books, 752 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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$25

featuring Karen Hagemann, James G. Kenan Distinguished Professor of History and Peace, War, and Defense While we wish for a world at peace, war—to-date at least—seems to be an enduring part of the human condition. With more than 50 conflicts currently being fought around the world, we should try to understand the forces that cause them, how they are waged, and how we can end and prevent wars. Carolina Public Humanities will explore these questions in our new extended-lecture, mid-week…

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Economic History of the Rise of Trumpism

November 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 John Komlos, Professor of Economic History Emeritus, University of Munich All programs are held from 4:30 to 6:00 pm at Flyleaf Books in Chapel Hill. Advance registrants can take advantage of our special FLYLEAF SEASON PASS and receive a discount on the purchase of all ten lectures. Program Tuition: Advance registrants pay $18 per lecture ($13 for GAA members) or can take advantage of our special FLYLEAF SEASON PASS—register for all 10 events for $135.00 ($100.00 for GAA members). To check your…

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Letters to a Young Poet by Rainer Maria Rilke

November 13 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until November 20, 2019

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   "These have been called the most famous and beloved letters of the past century. Rainer Maria Rilke's classic offers brilliant inspiration to all people who seek to know and express their inner truth. Letters to a Young Poet should be required reading for anyone who dreams of expressing themselves creatively.” —New World Library "Eloquent and personal, Rilke’s meditations on the creative process, the nature of love, the wisdom of children, and the…

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Hip Hop and Diplomacy: An Unlikely Partnership

November 13 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Flyleaf Books, 752 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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$20

After the great success of our 2019 summer series featuring music at Flyleaf Books, we return to the stage this fall with two “learning and listening” events combining commentary and performance. Come to Chapel Hill’s local bookstore for education, entertainment, and the sounds of good music. Beer and wine will be available for purchase. The Wide World of the Blues - Thursday, October 17, 6:30 pm Hip Hop and Diplomacy: An Unlikely Partnership - Wednesday, November 13, 6:30 pm Cost:…

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The Great Siege of Malta (1565)

November 19 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Flyleaf Books, 752 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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$25

featuring Marcus Bull, Andrew W. Mellon Distinguished Professor of Medieval and Early Modern Studies and Director, Program in Medieval and Early Modern Studies Description coming soon. Cost: $25 per lecture; $60 for all three Register online or call us at 919.962.1544.

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Letters to a Young Poet by Rainer Maria Rilke

November 20 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until November 20, 2019

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   "These have been called the most famous and beloved letters of the past century. Rainer Maria Rilke's classic offers brilliant inspiration to all people who seek to know and express their inner truth. Letters to a Young Poet should be required reading for anyone who dreams of expressing themselves creatively.” —New World Library "Eloquent and personal, Rilke’s meditations on the creative process, the nature of love, the wisdom of children, and the…

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December 2019

Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë

December 3 @ 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 10, 2019

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   "Perhaps the most haunting and tormented love story ever written, Wuthering Heights has proved to be one of the nineteenth century’s most popular yet disturbing masterpieces....Incorporating elements of many genres—from gothic novels and ghost stories to poetic allegory—and transcending them all, Wuthering Heights is a mystifying and powerful tour de force.” —Penguin Random House "It is as if Emily Brontë could tear up all that we know human…

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Prohibition in the US: Hopes and Failures

December 3 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Flyleaf Books, 752 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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$30

The 18th amendment, which prohibited the manufacture, sale, transportation, or import of alcohol in the United States, was ratified in 1919 and repealed in 1933. This year marks the 100th anniversary of Prohibition in America as well as the 40th anniversary of Carolina Public Humanities. Join us in celebrating the conclusion of our CPH anniversary year with an evening presentation on “Prohibition in the United States: Hopes and Failures” by David Zonderman, Alumni Distinguished Undergraduate Professor and Department Head of…

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Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë

December 10 @ 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 10, 2019

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   "Perhaps the most haunting and tormented love story ever written, Wuthering Heights has proved to be one of the nineteenth century’s most popular yet disturbing masterpieces....Incorporating elements of many genres—from gothic novels and ghost stories to poetic allegory—and transcending them all, Wuthering Heights is a mystifying and powerful tour de force.” —Penguin Random House "It is as if Emily Brontë could tear up all that we know human…

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