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September 2021

Drive Your Plow Over the Bones of the Dead by Olga Tokarczuk

September 29 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

**This Great Books class will be held virtually over Zoom** featuring Eliza Rose, Assistant Professor of Central European Studies   Winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature —A winding, imaginative, genre-defying story. Part murder mystery, part fairy tale, Drive Your Plow is a thrilling philosophical examination of the ways in which some living creatures are privileged above others. —TIME —Drive Your Plow is exhilarating in a way that feels fierce and private, almost inarticulable; it’s one of the most existentially refreshing…

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October 2021

Lunch with Friends & Strangers: Charlene Regester and Hazel Scott

October 1 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Zoom,

Featuring Charlene Regester, Associate Professor of African, African American and Diaspora Studies and singer, musician, and actor Hazel Scott Meet a friend and a stranger over lunch! Click in with Carolina Public Humanities’ Max Owre for Virtual Lunch With Friends and Strangers: Conversations With Faculty. Don’t miss this series of one-on-one talks with Tar Heels as they discuss leading figures in history — some likely strangers, some more familiar to you — and discover new things about impressive people. Each…

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Lunch with Friends & Strangers: Cemil Aydin and Kemal Atatürk

October 8 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Zoom,

featuring Cemil Aydin, Professor of History and Turkish Statesman, Kemal Atatürk Meet a friend and a stranger over lunch! Click in with Carolina Public Humanities’ Max Owre for Virtual Lunch With Friends and Strangers: Conversations With Faculty. Don’t miss this series of one-on-one talks with Tar Heels as they discuss leading figures in history — some likely strangers, some more familiar to you — and discover new things about impressive people. Each lunch starts at 12:00 noon and runs approximately 45-60…

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Lunch with Friends & Strangers: Gabrielle Calvocoressi & Nikki Finney

October 15 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Featuring Gabrielle Calvocoressi, Associate Professor of English & Comparative Literature and Walker Percy Fellow, & Poet Nikki Finney Meet a friend and a stranger over lunch! Click in with Carolina Public Humanities’ Max Owre for Virtual Lunch With Friends and Strangers: Conversations With Faculty. Don’t miss this series of one-on-one talks with Tar Heels as they discuss leading figures in history — some likely strangers, some more familiar to you — and discover new things about impressive people. Each lunch…

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Skills of the “Unskilled”: Work and Mobility among Mexican Migrants

October 26 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am

A virtual lecture by Dr. Jaqueline Hagan (Department of Sociology, UNC Chapel Hill), free and open to the public, in collaboration with Pitt Community College. Most labor and migration studies classify migrants with limited formal education or credentials as “unskilled.” Despite the value of migrants' work experiences and the substantial technical and interpersonal skills developed throughout their lives, the labor-market contributions of these migrants are often overlooked and their mobility pathways poorly understood. In this talk, drawing on her book…

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Kim Jiyoung, Born 1982 by Cho Nam-Joo

October 26 @ 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 2, 2021

**This Great Books class will be held virtually over Zoom** featuring I. Jonathan Kief, Assistant Professor of Korean Studies   The bestselling novel that triggered a fierce sexism battle in South Korea —A global sensation, Kim Jiyoung, Born 1982 has become both a touchstone for a conversation around feminism and gender and a lightning rod for anti-feminists who view the book as inciting misandry. —The Guardian —This novel is about the banality of the evil that is systemic misogyny....Jiyoung, like Gregor…

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Lunch with Friends & Strangers: Robert Buxton, William Grant Still & Florence Price

October 29 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Zoom,

Featuring Robert Buxton, Lecturer, Department of Music, and Composers William Grant Still & Florence Price Meet a friend and a stranger over lunch! Click in with Carolina Public Humanities’ Max Owre for Virtual Lunch With Friends and Strangers: Conversations With Faculty. Don’t miss this series of one-on-one talks with Tar Heels as they discuss leading figures in history — some likely strangers, some more familiar to you — and discover new things about impressive people. Each lunch starts at 12:00 noon…

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November 2021

Kim Jiyoung, Born 1982 by Cho Nam-Joo

November 2 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until November 2, 2021

**This Great Books class will be held virtually over Zoom** featuring I. Jonathan Kief, Assistant Professor of Korean Studies   The bestselling novel that triggered a fierce sexism battle in South Korea —A global sensation, Kim Jiyoung, Born 1982 has become both a touchstone for a conversation around feminism and gender and a lightning rod for anti-feminists who view the book as inciting misandry. —The Guardian —This novel is about the banality of the evil that is systemic misogyny....Jiyoung, like Gregor…

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