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2017 Summer Lecture Series, Santa Fe

The Summer Afternoon Lecture Series, hosted by the Graduate Institute at St. John’s College in Santa Fe, is a less-formal version of the college’s formal Dean’s Lecture and Concert Series. The summer lectures are an opportunity for tutors and special guests of the college to offer fresh perspectives and questions to an attentive and inquisitive audience. The lectures are held on Wednesday afternoons in the Junior Common Room, with a question period following. All lectures are free and open to the public.

Wednesday Afternoon Summer Lecture Schedule
Date Title Speaker
June 14,
3:15 p.m.
"Are Other Worlds Possible?" Jim Carey, Tutor, St. John's College, Santa Fe
June 28 All College Seminar  
July 5,
4:30 p.m.
"The Achievement of Alyosha in the Brother's Karamazov" Richard McCombs, Tutor, St. John's College, Santa Fe
July 12,
4:30 p.m.
"The Republic of Laughter" Bob Richardson, Tutor, St. John's College, Santa Fe
July 19,
4:30 p.m.
"The tutor and the feeder of my riots": The Problem of Friendship in Shakespeare's Treatment of Falstaff and Prince Hal J. Walter Sterling, Tutor, St. John's College, Santa Fe
July 23,
3:15 p.m.
A Lecture on Hans Jonas Jay Smith, Tutor, St. John's College, Santa Fe
August 2,
3:15 p.m.
"Sylvan Historian: Time in Keats's Ode on a Grecian Urn" Marsaura Shukla, Tutor, St. John's College, Santa Fe