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Summer Classics 2018 Seminars

Week 1 | July 1-6

Morning

Epictetus’s Discourses Ken Wolfe and Alan Zeitlin

Ralph Ellison’s Invisible Man
Andy Kingston and Maggie McGuinness

Melville’s Short Fiction: “Billy Budd,” “Benito Cereno,” “Bartleby the Scrivener”
Robert Abbott and Raoni Padui

Jane Austen’s Emma
Ron Haflidson and Krishnan Venkatesh

Yogavāsiṣṭha
Patricia Greer and David Townsend

Afternoon

The Book of Exodus
Ron Haflidson and Marsaura Shukla

Film at Summer Classics

The Origins of Film Noir in the 1940s
David Townsend and Krishnan Venkatesh

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Morning and Afternoon

The Science Institute

The Origins of Calculus
Phil Bartok and Guillermo Bleichmar

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Lessons in Leadership from the Classics

East Meets West
Charles Bergman and David Carl

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Week 2 | July 8-13

Morning

Aristotle’s Nicomachean Ethics
Judith Adam and Warren Winiarski

Orwell’s Burmese Days and Kipling’s Kim
Steve Isenberg and Mike Peters

Cervantes’s Don Quixote
Guillermo Bleichmar and Rebecca Goldner

William Faulkner’s The Sound and the Fury
James Carey and Frank Pagano

Tolstoy’s War and Peace
Litzi Engel and David Townsend

The Wine of the Beloved: Hidden Women in the Diwans of Goethe and Hafiz
Mary Di Lucia and Julie Reahard

Afternoon

Lucretius’s “On the Nature of Things”
Seth Appelbaum and Andrew Romiti

Film at Summer Classics

The Origins of Film Noir in the 1950s
David Carl and Marsaura Shukla

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Morning and Afternoon

The Science Institute Quantum Theory
Grant Franks and Peter Pesic

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Week 3 | July 15-20

Morning

Hannah Arendt’s The Human Condition
Rebecca Goldner and Raoni Padui

Dante’s Purgatory
Eric Salem and Cary Stickney

Flannery O’Connor’s Wise Blood and The Violent Bear It Away
Claudia Hauer and Krishnan Venkatesh

Thomas Mann’s Short Fiction
John Cornell and Susan Stickney

Georgia O’Keeffe’s Art and Letters
David Carl and Maggie McGuinness

Murasaki Shikibu’s The Tale of Genji
Natalie Elliot and Patricia Locke

Afternoon

Into Africa with Joseph Conrad and Chinua Achebe
Michael Golluber and Tom May

Film at Summer Classics

From Noir to Neo-Noir
David Carl and Lise van Boxel

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Morning and Afternoon

The Science Institute

Observing Ants: Mind, Complexity, and Society
Phil Bartok and Linda Wiener

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