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8/25/2014 Lecture at St. John’s College on Proust

Posted by Brianne Leith on August 25, 2014

FOR RELEASE:   August 25, 2014
CONTACT:         Gregory Shook, 410-626-2539



Lecture at St. John’s College on Proust


St. John’s College tutor Patricia Locke will give a lecture titled “Nighttime Walks with Proust: ‘Le Pays obscur par le clair de lune’” 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 5 at 8 p.m.

Locke received her bachelor’s from Gonzaga University and her doctorate from Boston College. She serves on the Board of Directors at the Marchutz School of Art in France. Locke joined the faculty at St. John’s College in 1984.

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Upcoming Friday Night Lectures:

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