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Join us again at American Mystery Writers as we explore a range of mystery novels by American authors. Be prepared to be engaged in lively discussions ...  View More

050006

Location : Wieboldt Hall Location : 
  Wieboldt Hall.

Start date: 09/13/18

13 sessions.

Days of the Week : Weekly - Thu .

Weekly - Thu 9:45 AM - 11:45 AM (9/13/2018-12/13/2018)



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Join us again in the fall 2018 for another round of espionage books and movies. In this session we will continue our previous format of watching the m ...  View More

050009

Location : Wieboldt Hall Location : 
  Wieboldt Hall.

Start date: 09/11/18

14 sessions.

Days of the Week : Weekly - Tue .

Weekly - Tue 9:45 AM - 11:45 AM (9/11/2018-12/11/2018)



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As Stacy Schiff wrote in The New York Times, “A short story is by definition an odder, more eccentric creature than a novel; a trailer, a fling, a war ...  View More

200058

Location : Wieboldt Hall Location : 
  Wieboldt Hall.

Start date: 09/10/18

14 sessions.

Days of the Week : Weekly - Mon .

Weekly - Mon 9:45 AM - 11:45 AM (9/10/2018-12/10/2018)



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This study group targets readers who enjoy exploring literature from many cultures and styles--classic to modern, from Aeschylus to Atwood, Roth to Ru ...  View More

200057

Location : Wieboldt Hall Location : 
  Wieboldt Hall.

Start date: 09/10/18

14 sessions.

Days of the Week : Weekly - Mon .

Weekly - Mon 1:15 PM - 3:15 PM (9/10/2018-12/10/2018)



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The book Glory of Their Times by Lawrence Ritter, introduces us to 26 players from the first half of the twentieth century, an era that a few in our s ...  View More

050005

Location : Wieboldt Hall Location : 
  Wieboldt Hall.

Start date: 09/12/18

12 sessions.

Days of the Week : Weekly - Wed .

Weekly - Wed 9:45 AM - 11:45 AM (9/12/2018-12/12/2018)



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“It can’t happen here.” Or maybe it can. In the tradition of Orwell’s 1984 and Huxley’s Brave New World, Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale(1985) e ...  View More

050004

Location : Wieboldt Hall Location : 
  Wieboldt Hall.

Start date: 09/11/18

7 sessions.

Days of the Week : Weekly - Tue .

Weekly - Tue 1:15 PM - 3:15 PM (9/11/2018-10/23/2018)



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Paris in the late 1800s and early 1900s was one of the most exciting cities in the world. Its universities produced profound talents in every field of ...  View More

050001

Location : Wieboldt Hall Location : 
  Wieboldt Hall.

Start date: 09/10/18

14 sessions.

Days of the Week : Weekly - Mon .

Weekly - Mon 9:45 AM - 11:45 AM (9/10/2018-12/10/2018)



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The relationship between the enduring qualities of great written works and the enlivening activity of discussing them is the cornerstone of Readings i ...  View More

050007

Location : Wieboldt Hall Location : 
  Wieboldt Hall.

Start date: 09/13/18

13 sessions.

Days of the Week : Weekly - Thu .

Weekly - Thu 9:45 AM - 11:45 AM (9/13/2018-12/13/2018)



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The personal essay is one of the richest and most vibrant of all literary forms, a unique style of creative non-fiction. It is friendly, conversationa ...  View More

050002

Location : Wieboldt Hall Location : 
  Wieboldt Hall.

Start date: 09/10/18

14 sessions.

Days of the Week : Weekly - Mon .

Weekly - Mon 1:15 PM - 3:15 PM (9/10/2018-12/10/2018)



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Readers of poetry sometimes experience a mystical connection between a poem and their own experiences. How poems do that is the subject of this bonus ...  View More

050003

Location : Wieboldt Hall Location : 
  Wieboldt Hall.

Start date: 10/30/18

7 sessions.

Days of the Week : Weekly - Tue .

Weekly - Tue 9:45 AM - 11:45 AM (10/30/2018-12/11/2018)



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Plato said, “Poetry comes nearer to vital truth than history.” Do you enjoy poetry? Not quite sure about how to begin to understand it? In The World o ...  View More

050008

Location : Wieboldt Hall Location : 
  Wieboldt Hall.

Start date: 09/13/18

13 sessions.

Days of the Week : Weekly - Thu .

Weekly - Thu 9:45 AM - 11:45 AM (9/13/2018-12/13/2018)



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