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2017 Santa Fe Homecoming Seminars

Below is information about seminars offered during 2017 Santa Fe Homecoming. Check back for updates regarding seminars for 2018 Santa Fe Homecoming.

Open Seminar

  • Seminar open to alumni of all classes on "Twelfth Night" by William Shakespeare, led by President Panayiotis Kanelos and Natalie Elliot

Reunion Class Seminars

  • Class of 1977: Master and Man, by Leo Tolstoy, led by James Carey (Class of 1967) and Elizabeth Engel
  • Class of 1987: “Wandering Freely” and “ The Equality of All Things” in Zhuangzi, Translation by Hyun Hochsmann and Yang Guorong, led by Stephen Houser (SF79)
  • Class of 1992: The Trojan Women, by Euripides, led by Grant Franks
  • Class of 1997: Good Country People, by Flannery O’Connor, led by Krishnan Venkatesh
  • Class of 2002: Ion, by Plato, led by Matthew Davis (A82)
  • Class of 2007: Philoctetes, by Sophocles, led by Cary Stickney and Susan Stickney
  • Class of 2012: Sonny’s Blues, by James Baldwin, led by Llyd Wells
  • Graduate Institute: “Burnt Norton,” first poem in The Four Quartets by T.S. Eliot, led by Philip LeCuyer


  • Open Laboratory: Part and parcel in animal and human societies: a methodological discussion (1950) by Konrad Lorenz, Led by Michael D. Rawn and Meghan A. Lockard (SF07)

Children’s Seminar and Activities

  • Ages 8-11: The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane, by Kate DiCamillo, led by a St. John’s student

  • All ages: Pottery studio clay creations, storytelling, and games