Loading Events

← Back to Events

Flyleaf Books

+ Google Map
752 MartinLuther King Jr. Blvd
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

Upcoming Events

May 2016
Free

Nortin Hadler M.D. discusses his new book By the Bedside of the Patient: Lessons for the Twenty-First-Century Physician

May 4 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
bedside of the patient

In By the Bedside of the Patient, Nortin Hadler places current efforts to reform medical education--from the undergraduate level through residency programs and on to continuing medical education--in historical context.

Find out more »
Free

Pre-School Storytime

May 5 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day until May 26, 2016
Storytime Johanna

Every Thursday: Thursday 10:30am-11:30am  Pre School Storytime  Join us for pre-school story time followed by a fun art activity! 10:30 am every Thursday morning, led by the fabulous Johanna (or, occasionally a special guest like Mr Keith)!

Find out more »

Lee Smith discusses her memoir Dimestore

May 5 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
FC9781616205027

For the inimitable Lee Smith, place is paramount. For forty-five years, her fiction has lived and breathed with the rhythms and people of the Appalachian South. But never before has she written her own story. Set deep in the mountains of Virginia, the Grundy of Lee Smith's youth was a place of coal miners, tent revivals, mountain music, drive-in theaters, and her daddy's dimestore. It was in that dimestore--listening to customers and inventing adventures for the store's dolls--that she became…

Find out more »
Free

Free Prompt Writing Class with Nancy Peacock

May 9 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Monthly on the same day until May 14, 2016

10:00am-11:30am (second Saturdays)   Free Prompt Writing Class with Nancy Peacock Serious writing begins with playful writing. Please join this unique ongoing group of supportive adult writers and play your way into the possibilities of the written word. Based on the work of Natalie Goldberg (Writing Down the Bones) we set a timer for fifteen minutes and write using prompts as our launch pads. This class is free and open to the public.  Nancy Peacock lives in Chatham County and…

Find out more »
Free

Pre-School Storytime

May 12 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day until May 26, 2016
Storytime Johanna

Every Thursday: Thursday 10:30am-11:30am  Pre School Storytime  Join us for pre-school story time followed by a fun art activity! 10:30 am every Thursday morning, led by the fabulous Johanna (or, occasionally a special guest like Mr Keith)!

Find out more »
Free

Pre-School Storytime

May 19 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day until May 26, 2016
Storytime Johanna

Every Thursday: Thursday 10:30am-11:30am  Pre School Storytime  Join us for pre-school story time followed by a fun art activity! 10:30 am every Thursday morning, led by the fabulous Johanna (or, occasionally a special guest like Mr Keith)!

Find out more »
free

Sally Mann discusses her memoir Hold Still

May 19 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
FC9780316247757

A revealing and beautifully written memoir and family history from acclaimed photographer Sally Mann.  In this groundbreaking book, a unique interplay of narrative and image, Mann's preoccupation with family, race, mortality, and the storied landscape of the American South are revealed as almost genetically predetermined, written into her DNA by the family history that precedes her.

Find out more »
$20

French Language Lunch

May 23 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Monday, May 23rd, 2016 French Lunch Jessica Tanner, Assistant Professor of French Interested in polishing or refreshing your foreign language speaking skills? Join UNC faculty discussion leaders at Flyleaf Books for a lunch where participants are encouraged to speak only in a foreign language for the hour. All participants will receive a short foreign language article prior to the lunch that will serve as the foundation for our discussion. A brown bag lunch will be provided. Language Lunches are at…

Find out more »
Free

Pre-School Storytime

May 26 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day until May 26, 2016
Storytime Johanna

Every Thursday: Thursday 10:30am-11:30am  Pre School Storytime  Join us for pre-school story time followed by a fun art activity! 10:30 am every Thursday morning, led by the fabulous Johanna (or, occasionally a special guest like Mr Keith)!

Find out more »
June 2016
$20

Spanish Language Lunch

June 6 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Monday, June 6, 2016 Spanish Lunch Hélène de Fays, Senior Lecturer of Spanish Interested in polishing or refreshing your foreign language speaking skills? Join UNC faculty discussion leaders at Flyleaf Books for a lunch where participants are encouraged to speak only in a foreign language for the hour. All participants will receive a short foreign language article prior to the lunch that will serve as the foundation for our discussion. A brown bag lunch will be provided. Language Lunches are…

Find out more »
See our website for details

Faulkner and Steinbeck, Aging Together: American Authors in the Cold War

June 7 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

June 7, 2016 Heidi Kim, Assistant Professor of English and Comparative Literature Heidi Kim discusses her research into American literature and literary criticism in the 1950s, a decade when established authors like William Faulkner and John Steinbeck suddenly found themselves political icons, representing the best of American culture in the fight against communism. How did they navigate these pressures in their continuing artistic output, at a time when (in spite of their Nobel Prizes) critics often pronounced both of them…

Find out more »
See our website for details

Young Authors, Young Artists

June 14 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

June 14, 2016 Laurie Langbauer, Professor of English and Comparative Literature The creative power of young people continues to fascinate us: Anne Frank began her diary at thirteen. Malala Yousafzai, youngest recipient of the Nobel Peace prize, came to fame as a blogger for the BBC when she was eleven. Laurie Langbauer explored the history of important writing by teenagers in her recent book The Juvenile Tradition. Now she is researching young artists around the turn of the twentieth century…

Find out more »
$20

French Language Lunch

June 20 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Monday, June 20th, 2016 French Lunch Jessica Tanner, Assistant Professor of French Interested in polishing or refreshing your foreign language speaking skills? Join UNC faculty discussion leaders at Flyleaf Books for a lunch where participants are encouraged to speak only in a foreign language for the hour. All participants will receive a short foreign language article prior to the lunch that will serve as the foundation for our discussion. A brown bag lunch will be provided. Language Lunches are at…

Find out more »
See our website for details

Human Rights in the Modern Middle East

June 22 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

June 22, 2016 Sarah D. Shields, Bowman and Gordon Gray Distinguished Term Professor of History No place on Earth has seen more violence and disruption in the past 20 years than the Middle East. From economic sanctions to wars, to terrorism and torture, to dictatorships and superpower interventions, human rights violations seemingly define the region’s recent history. Sarah Shields discusses cases of human rights transgressions from an historical perspective, and offers her take on the reasons for the desperate state…

Find out more »
See our website for details

Human Rights in the Contemporary World: From the Cold War to Guantanamo

June 29 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

June 29, 2016 Michael Cotey Morgan, Assistant Professor of History The idea of human rights gained worldwide currency in the 1960s and 1970s and played a key role in ending the Cold War. This complex idea has provoked fierce debates about US foreign policy, the meaning of peace, and the use of torture. Michael Cotey Morgan examines contemporary arguments about human rights and discusses how the Cold War’s legacy influences ongoing conflicts in the Middle East and beyond. TIME: 5:00…

Find out more »
+ Export Listed Events