FOR RELEASE:  August 13, 2014
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Dean’s Lecture at St. John’s College Opens Academic Year


Pamela Kraus, dean of the Annapolis campus of St. John’s College, will deliver the opening lecture for the academic year. Her lecture, “Moments in Time: A Reflection on Shakespeare’s ‘Henry IV,’ Part 1,” is free and open to the public and will be held in the Francis Scott Key Auditorium on Friday, August 22 at 8 p.m. A question period will follow.

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Upcoming Friday Night Lectures:

September 5 “Nighttime Walks with Proust: ‘Le Pays obscur par le clair de lune,’” by Patricia Locke, St. John’s College tutor

September 12 “Dostoevsky’s The Brothers Karamazov,” by Chester Burke, St. John’s College tutor

September 19 “Privacy and the Constitution,” by William Braithwaite, St. John’s College tutor

September 26 “The ‘Iliad’’s Cosmic Seduction,” by Seemee Ali, professor, Department of English, Carthage College

October 17 Steiner Lecture. A reading and translation of poetry by David Ferry, professor emeritus, Wellesley College 

October 24 “The Age of Chronos and the Age of Zeus,” by Janet Dougherty, St. John’s College tutor

November 7 “Refugee Children of the Greek Civil War,” by Loring Danforth, professor, Department of Anthropology, Bates College

November 14 “Subjective Sensory Experience and the Fallacy of Neural Codes,” by Leslie Kay, professor, University of Chicago

November 21 “On Classical Liberalism and the ‘Liberal’ Point of View,” by Roberto Salinas-León, scholar, CATO Institute