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Week I: July 7–11

Morning

Dante and Beatrice Tom May and David Townsend 
Augustine’s Confessions Eva Brann and Patricia Greer 
Descartes’ Discourse on Method | James Carey and Janet Dougherty 
Clash of Civilizations | Mike Peters and Steve Isenberg 
The Soul of the White Ant Linda Wiener and John Cornell

Afternoon

Faulkner’s The Hamlet Frank Pagano and James Carey
Five Stories by Flannery O’Connor | Cary Stickney and Eric Salem

Week II: July 14–18

Morning

Milton’s Paradise Lost | Richard McCombs and David Carl
The Two Fundamental Problems of Ethics: An Introduction to Schopenhauer | Topi Heikkerö and John Cornell 
Montesquieu’s The Persian Letters | Janet Dougherty and Eva Brann
Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet and Sonnets | Judith Adam and Warren Winiarski
Plutarch’s Lives | Mike Peters and Victoria Mora
Teachings of the Buddha | Krishnan Venkatesh and Patricia Greer

Afternoon

Short Stories by Alice Munro | Jessica Jerome and Christine Chen
Conrad’s Lord Jim Cary Stickney and Eric Salem

Special Session: On the History of Science

Week III: July 21–25

Morning

Plato’s Early Dialogues | Topi Heikkerö and Jacques Duvoisin
Ibn al-Arabi’s The Bezels of Wisdom | Michael Wolfe and Patricia Greer
Nietzsche’s Will to Power | Raoni Padui and Richard McCombs
Eliot’s Middlemarch | David McDonald and Marsaura Shukla
Proust’s The Guermantes Way (morning session) Victoria Mora and Peter Pesic

Afternoon

Whitman’s Leaves of Grass | Jessica Jerome and Christine Chen
Proust’s The Guermantes Way (afternoon session) Victoria Mora and Peter Pesic

Special Session: The Essence of Opera

"The generation of mankind is like the generation of leaves. The wind scatters the leaves on the ground, but the living tree burgeons with leaves again in the spring."
- Homer