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Addressing the Emotional Challenge of James Joyce’s “Ulysses”

University of Illinois professor Vicki Mahaffey will present this year’s Steiner lecture at St. John’s College, in which she will demonstrate that the greatest challenge in understanding James Joyce’s Ulysses is not in fact intellectual, but emotional.

Posted by Brady Lee on March 21, 2016

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor to visit Santa Fe Campus

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor to visit Santa Fe Campus. Public is invited to attend free Worrel lecture "An Evening with Sonia Sotomayor" on April 6 at 7:30 p.m.

Posted by Chris Gruber on March 17, 2016

Socrates and Sports: Captains Talk Intramurals at St. John’s

Jakub Piven (A17) and Jermaine Brown (A17), captains of the Greenwaves, talk playing sports and reading great books at St. John's College.

Posted by Brady Lee on March 17, 2016

American Impressionism on Display at Mitchell Gallery

The Mitchell Gallery’s latest exhibition, “American Impressionism: The Lure of the Artists’ Colony” opened March 9, putting on display the Reading Public Museum’s collection of works by American Impressionists.

Posted by Brady Lee on March 15, 2016

Natalie Goldberg - Book Release Event

Please join Natalie Goldberg (SFGI74) for the release of her newest book The Great Spring, “a collection of twenty-two essays written over the last twenty years” which examine what it takes to “embrace a writing life.” Natalie will read selections from The Great Spring. Afterward she will host a Q&A.

Posted by Chris Gruber on March 14, 2016

View the Art of American Impressionists at the Mitchell Gallery at St. John’s

The Mitchell Gallery at St. John’s College invites the community to the exhibition, “American Impressionism: The Lure of the Artists’ Colony” on view from March 9 through April 24.

Posted by Brady Lee on February 26, 2016

McDowell Hall Restored after 1909 Fire

In the aftermath of the 1909 fire that burned down McDowell Hall, discussion began immediately about whether to restore the building to its former glory or to demolish it and erect a more modern structure in its place.

Posted by Brady Lee on February 25, 2016

Honoring a Family Member

Posted by Chris Gruber on February 24, 2016

Hodson Intern Returns to Vietnam to Perform Research

During his Hodson summer internship, St. John’s student Tri Nguyen (A17) went from novice in the lab to performing his own experiments.

Posted by Brady Lee on February 23, 2016

Student Discusses Joy for Learning at St. John’s

Frances Webb (A16) shares how practicing philosophy at St. John's extends way beyond the classroom.

Posted by Brady Lee on February 22, 2016

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