Teachers from around the country participate in the St. John's College Graduate Institute’s summer segment to continue their education and take discussion-based classes on the great books. We spoke with three of them about how their time here will impact their teaching in the classroom.
Alumnus Pavlos Leonidas Papadopoulos (A10) will deliver the final lecture of the Graduate Institute's 2015 Summer Wednesday Night Lecture Series at St. John's College in Annapolis. Speaking in the Great Hall on July 29 at 7:30 p.m., Papadopoulos will deliver his lecture entitled, "Of Texts and Teachers: Writing and its Limits in Plato's Laws." We caught up with Papadopoulos to discuss his time at St. John's and his lecture.
Istanbul will be the subject of tutor Harun Küçük's July 22, 2015 lecture titled, "Science and Philosophy in Istanbul, 1650-1750." This lecture will be delivered in the Great Hall at St. John's College in Annapolis. We caught up with Küçük (A10) to discuss his time after St. John's and his lecture.
Speaking in the Great Hall on July 8, Daniel Harrell, tutor at St. John's College in Annapolis, will deliver his lecture entitled, "The Lost Idea of a Liberal Art." We caught up with Harrell to discuss lectures at St. John's and liberal arts.
Here are the 2015-2016 reading lists and academic calendars for the Annapolis and Santa Fe campuses of St. John's College.
Tutor Steven Crockett will deliver this week’s 2015 Summer Wednesday Night lecture at St. John's College in Annapolis. Speaking in the Great Hall on Wednesday, July 1, at 7:30 p.m., Crockett will discuss Alexis de Tocqueville’s American odyssey. We caught up with Crockett to discuss his lecture, reading Tocqueville, and his favorite Johnnie tradition.