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Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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February 2019

Charles Kurzman, ‘Why are There So Few Muslim Terrorists?’

February 26, 2019 at 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Flyleaf Books, 752 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

This talk by Charles Kurzman will address Kurzman’s book The Missing Martyrs, which draws on government sources and revolutionary publications, public opinion surveys and election results, historical documents and in-depth interviews with Muslims in the Middle East and around the world to examine barriers to terrorist recruitment, including liberal Islam, revolutionary rivalries and an inelastic demand for U.S. foreign policy. Advance registrants pay $18 per lecture ($13 for GAA members) and $20 at the door. All currently enrolled UNC-Chapel Hill students, faculty…

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May 2019

Reading Group Discussion: ‘Touch’ by Adania Shibli

May 14, 2019 at 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Flyleaf Books, 752 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

Carolina Public Humanities is hosting a Great Books Reading Group discussion on Touch, a novella by Palestinian author and playwright Adania Shibli. This two-hour discussion is led by Nadia Yaqub, professor and chair of Asian studies. Advance registration is required as seats are limited. The registration fee of $25 includes a copy of the book and refreshments. Sponsored by Carolina Public Humanities. Find more information on the Great Books page at or call +1.919.962.1544.

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October 2019

Great Books Reading Group, ‘The Time of the Doves’ by Mercè Rodoreda

October 5, 2019 at 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Flyleaf Books, 752 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

Join UNC-Chapel Hill faculty discussion leaders at Flyleaf Books for a robust discussion of classic texts, ancient to modern. This semester, we are hosting one to two sessions per book. Every participant will receive a copy of the book before the first session. Due to the nature of the reading groups, refunds cannot be offered. Seats are limited to 20 participants, so sign up early to reserve your spot! This session will feature Cristina Carrasco, teaching associate professor of Spanish.…

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Great Books Reading Group, ‘The Time of the Doves’ by Mercè Rodoreda

October 15, 2019 at 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Flyleaf Books, 752 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

Join UNC-Chapel Hill faculty discussion leaders at Flyleaf Books for a robust discussion of classic texts, ancient to modern. This semester, we are hosting one to two sessions per book. Every participant will receive a copy of the book before the first session. Due to the nature of the reading groups, refunds cannot be offered. Seats are limited to 20 participants, so sign up early to reserve your spot! This session will feature Cristina Carrasco, teaching associate professor of Spanish.…

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Great Books Reading Group, ‘Collected Stories’ by Bruno Schulz

October 29, 2019 at 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Flyleaf Books, 752 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

Join UNC-Chapel Hill faculty discussion leaders at Flyleaf Books for a robust discussion of classic texts, ancient to modern. This semester, we are hosting one to two sessions per book. Every participant will receive a copy of the book before the first session. Due to the nature of the reading groups, refunds cannot be offered. Seats are limited to 20 participants, so sign up early to reserve your spot! This session will feature Madeline G. Levine, Kenan Professor of Slavic…

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Layna Mosley, ‘Is Globalization Working? Multinational Firms, Global Supply Chains and Trade Policy’

October 29, 2019 at 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Flyleaf Books, 752 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

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. Layna Mosley, professor of political science, also will discuss her research on how involvement in global supply chains affects the rights of workers, especially in developing countries. Tuition is $20.00 for everyone paying at the door. All Fall 2019 Humanities in Action lectures…

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August 2021

Prague: Belonging in the Modern City

August 31, 2021 at 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Flyleaf Books, 752 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

A poignant reflection on alienation and belonging, told through the lives of five remarkable people who struggled against nationalism and intolerance in one of Europe’s most stunning cities. What does it mean to belong somewhere? For many of Prague’s inhabitants, belonging has been linked to the nation, embodied in the capital city. Grandiose medieval buildings and monuments to national heroes boast of a glorious, shared history. Past governments, democratic and Communist, layered the city with architecture that melded politics and…

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February 2022

Cash Transfers in Africa: A New Approach to Poverty Alleviation?

February 16 at 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Flyleaf Books, 752 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

This talk sponsored by Carolina Public Humanities will be given by ASC Co-Director and Professor of Public Policy, Sudhanshu (Ashu) Handa as a hybrid event offered both in person and on Zoom. This hybrid lecture series will travel around the world to explore topics of current interest. Lectures will be held 4:30–6:00 pm on Wednesdays. Your registration fee of $20 ($15 for GAA) lets you attend in person at Flyleaf Books or virtually via Zoom.  A Season Pass to all 8…

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