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11/11/13: Lecture at St. John's on Augustine's

St. John's College tutor Michael Brogan will give a lecture on Augustine's "Confessions" at St. John's College. The lecture, which is free and open to the public, will be held in the Francis Scott Key Auditorium on Friday, November 22 at 8 p.m.

Originally Posted on admin, November 11, 2013

11/04/13: Lecture at St. John's on Lincoln's

St. John's College tutor George Russell will give a lecture on Abraham Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation at St. John's College. The lecture, which is free and open to the public, will be held in the Francis Scott Key Auditorium on Friday, November 15 at 8 p.m.

Originally Posted on admin, November 4, 2013

10/22/13: The Parker Quartet Returns

The Grammy Award-winning Parker Quartet returns to St. John’s College where they will perform music for string quartet by Prokofiev, Shostakovich, and Beethoven. The concert, which is free and open to public, will be held in the Francis Scott Key Auditorium on November 1 at 8 p.m.

Originally Posted on admin, October 22, 2013

10/11/13: Lecture at St. John's on Aristotle

Assumption College philosophy professor Daniel P. Maher will give a lecture titled “Aristotle on Friendship and Teaching Philosophy” at St. John’s College. The lecture, which is free and open to the public, will be held in the Francis Scott Key Auditorium on Friday, October 25 at 8 p.m.

Originally Posted on admin, October 11, 2013

10/08/13: Venetian Printmaking Exhibition

The Mitchell Gallery at St. John’s College invites the community to the “Reflections and Undercurrents: Ernest Roth and Printmaking in Venice, 1900-1940” exhibition on view from October 25 through December 13. This exhibition brings together 35 of Roth’s most important Venetian views, including variant printings of the plates, preparatory drawings and the plates themselves, with prints by his contemporaries. As part of the opening reception, Art Educator Lucinda Edinberg will lead a tour of the exhibition followed by a hands-on workshop.

Originally Posted on admin, October 8, 2013

10/4: Great Books…and now Great Films

SANTA FE, NM: St. John’s College is proud to announce the creation of St. John’s College Film Institute, an eight-week summer program exploring great film. The program will run June 15 to August 8, 2014. In the tradition of St. John’s thoughtful attention to and careful reading of the Great Books, The SJC Film Institute is dedicated to cultivating the skills necessary to become better readers and viewers of great films. 

Originally Posted on admin, October 4, 2013

10/04/13: Lecture at St. John's on Moses

Tulane University philosophy professor Ronna Burger will give a lecture titled “In the Wilderness: Moses as Founder and Lawgiver” at St. John’s College. The lecture, which is free and open to the public, will be held in the Francis Scott Key Auditorium on Friday, October 18 at 8 p.m.

Originally Posted on admin, October 4, 2013

9/27/13: Lecture at St. John's Explores

Originally Posted on admin, September 27, 2013

9/19/13: Three Distinguished Authors Discuss

Acclaimed authors Meg Wolitzer, Manil Suri, and Kenneth Walsh, will discuss their latest works of fiction and nonfiction involving the triumph of enduring friendships, a fantastical search for a lost loved one, and a behind-the-scenes glimpse of the presidency. This special event will be held at the Francis Scott Key Auditorium on Sunday, November 10 at 3 p.m. 

Originally Posted on admin, September 19, 2013

9/13/13: Lecture at St. John's on Hegel

St. John’s College tutor Matthew Linck will give a lecture titled “Knowing and Ground: A Reading of Hegel’s ‘Phenomenology of Spirit’” at St. John’s College. The lecture, which is free and open to the public, will be held in the Francis Scott Key Auditorium on Friday, September 27 at 8 p.m.

Originally Posted on admin, September 13, 2013

Fervor for Great Books and Big Ideas

Read the op-ed by Christopher B. Nelson, Annapolis president, in The New York Times. Mr. Nelson responds to columnist David Brooks, who wonders how many schools prepare their students for "this kind of love"—a passionate intellectual and emotional life.

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