Summer Classics 2019 Seminars

Week 1 | July 7–12

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Morning

Aristotle’s Politics
Michael Grenke and Lise van Boxel

Virginia Woolf’s “A Room of One’s Own” and To The Lighthouse
Claudia Hauer and Krishnan Venkatesh

George Eliot’s Middlemarch
Steven Isenberg and Mike Peters

James Joyce’s Ulysses
Grant Franks and David Townsend

Greek Tragedies and Comedies
Eric Salem and Cary Stickney

Obliquely on the Way: The Book of Chuang Tzu
Topi Heikkerö and Ian Moore

Afternoon

John Stuart Mill’s On Liberty
William Kerr and Julie Reahard

Film at Summer Classics

Italian Cinema Neo-Realism
David Townsend and Krishnan Venkatesh

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Morning and Afternoon

The Science Institute

The Origins of Probability
Guillermo Bleichmar and Peter Pesic

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Week 2 | July 14–19

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Morning

Machiavelli’s The Prince
Judith Adam and Warren Winiarski

William Faulkner’s Absalom, Absalom!
James Carey and Frank Pagano

Selected Poems of W. H. Auden
Janet Dougherty and Sarah Stickney

Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice
Ron Haflidson and Krishnan Venkatesh

Cormac McCarthy’s Blood Meridian
David Carl and Lise van Boxel

With Dante in Love and Hell
Michael Golluber and Tom May

Afternoon

Keats’s Lyric Poems
Robert Abbott and Susan Stickney

Film at Summer Classics

Italian Cinema and Politics
Rebecca Goldner and Krishnan Venkatesh

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Morning and Afternoon

Lessons in Leadership from the Classics

East Meets West
Charles Bergman and David Townsend

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The Science Institute

Quantum Entanglement: Bell’s Theorem and the Bohr-Einstein Controversy
Phil LeCuyer and Peter Pesic

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Week 3 | July 21–26

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Morning

Plato’s Lysis
Seth Appelbaum and Michael Golluber

Tolstoy’s Anna Karenina
Litzi Engel and David Townsend

Montaigne’s “Apology for Raymond Sebond”
John Cornell and Natalie Elliot

Henry James’s The Golden Bowl
Patricia Greer and Krishnan Venkatesh

John Rawls’s Justice as Fairness: A Restatement
Michael Dink and Jay Smith

Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa’s The Leopard
David Carl and Walter Sterling

Afternoon

Father and Son: The Trials of Franz Kafka
Guillermo Bleichmar and John Cornell

Film at Summer Classics

Italian Cinema: The Good Life
Seth Appelbaum and David Carl

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Morning and Afternoon

The Science Institute

General Relativity: A Trip to the Fourth Dimension
Peter Pesic

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