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UNC Program in the Humanities

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Upcoming Events

October 2014
$20

Archaeology in Egypt

October 7 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Flyleaf Books,
752 MartinLuther King Jr. Blvd, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Most people imagine pyramids, temples, or huge statues when someone mentions Egyptian archaeology. Jennifer Gates-Foster will reveal the value of the smaller bits of the archaeological record and discuss their importance in developing a real understanding of the peoples of ancient Egypt. She is just back from a summer in the field, analyzing the pottery from recent excavations at the Ptolemaic gold mine of Samut in Egypt’s Eastern Desert, and co-directing an excavation at Omrit (Israel) focused on a 3rd…

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$20

Capitalism with a Human Face

October 8 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Flyleaf Books,
752 MartinLuther King Jr. Blvd, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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This lecture takes a critical look at some assumptions undergirding our free market system. How can capitalism help the 45 million people living in poverty and the 20 million people underemployed in the United States alone? This presentation advocates a new perspective on economics that would provide the basis for a just socio-economic system, ensure a fair distribution of income, care about the environment, and not be indifferent to the welfare of future generations.

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