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Literature
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Whatever scenarios William Shakespeare dreamt up between 1590 and 1615, even he could not have imagined Americans’ embrace of him for their 19th and 2 ...  View More

Location : Virtual - Any Location Location : 
  Virtual - Any Location.

Start date: 09/07/21

14 sessions.

Days of the Week : Weekly - Tue .

Weekly - Tue 9:45 AM - 11:45 AM (9/7/2021-12/7/2021)

Email olli@northwestern.edu for more information.
 
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This study group will focus on our own city. We will read From Black Sox to Three-Peats, A Century of Chicago’s Sportswriting from the Tribune, Sun Ti ...  View More

Location : Virtual - Any Location Location : 
  Virtual - Any Location.

Start date: 09/08/21

14 sessions.

Days of the Week : Weekly - Wed .

Weekly - Wed 9:45 AM - 11:45 AM (9/8/2021-12/8/2021)

Email olli@northwestern.edu for more information.
 
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William Somerset Maugham (1874-1965) was an interesting man and a prolific writer. He was born in Paris to British diplomatic parents, both of whom di ...  View More

Location : Virtual - Any Location Location : 
  Virtual - Any Location.

Start date: 09/08/21

14 sessions.

Days of the Week : Weekly - Wed .

Weekly - Wed 9:45 AM - 11:45 AM (9/8/2021-12/8/2021)

Email olli@northwestern.edu for more information.
 
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Renowned Israeli authors, A.B. Yehoshua and Etgar Keret, representing two generations and having very different family histories, probe the challenges ...  View More

Location : Virtual - Any Location Location : 
  Virtual - Any Location.

Start date: 09/08/21

14 sessions.

Days of the Week : Weekly - Wed .

Weekly - Wed 1:15 PM - 3:15 PM (9/8/2021-12/8/2021)

Closed
 
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“So, come to the pond,/or the river of your imagination,/or the harbor of your longing, /and put your lips to the world./ And live/your life.“ - Mary ...  View More

Location : Virtual - Any Location Location : 
  Virtual - Any Location.

Start date: 09/09/21

13 sessions.

Days of the Week : Weekly - Thu .

Weekly - Thu 9:45 AM - 11:45 AM (9/9/2021-12/9/2021)

Email olli@northwestern.edu for more information.
 
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The Times of London  included A.S. Byatt on its list of the 50 greatest British writers since 1945. She is a novelist, poet, critic, anthologist, essa ...  View More

Location : Virtual - Any Location Location : 
  Virtual - Any Location.

Start date: 09/09/21

13 sessions.

Days of the Week : Weekly - Thu .

Weekly - Thu 1:15 PM - 3:15 PM (9/9/2021-12/9/2021)

Email olli@northwestern.edu for more information.
 
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Short stories have the power to entertain, inform, and even heal. Interpreting those stories, uncovering the author’s message, is a noble, challenging ...  View More

Location : Virtual - Any Location Location : 
  Virtual - Any Location.

Start date: 09/13/21

14 sessions.

Days of the Week : Weekly - Mon .

Weekly - Mon 9:45 AM - 11:45 AM (9/13/2021-12/13/2021)

Closed
 
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As Pulitzer Prize-winning author Stacy Schiff wrote in The New York Times, "A short story is by definition an odder, more eccentric creature than a no ...  View More

Location : Virtual - Any Location Location : 
  Virtual - Any Location.

Start date: 09/13/21

14 sessions.

Days of the Week : Weekly - Mon .

Weekly - Mon 9:45 AM - 11:45 AM (9/13/2021-12/13/2021)

Closed
 
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“To read is to become a citizen of the world.” If you agree with this quote, join us in Literary Masters to learn about the lives of people from diffe ...  View More

Location : Virtual - Any Location Location : 
  Virtual - Any Location.

Start date: 09/13/21

14 sessions.

Days of the Week : Weekly - Mon .

Weekly - Mon 1:15 PM - 3:15 PM (9/13/2021-12/13/2021)

Email olli@northwestern.edu for more information.
 
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The Brothers Karamazov, Fyodor Dostoyevsky’s final novel, is ostensibly a murder mystery. In truth, it is a case study of human behavior in times of c ...  View More

Location : Virtual - Any Location Location : 
  Virtual - Any Location.

Start date: 09/13/21

14 sessions.

Days of the Week : Weekly - Mon .

Weekly - Mon 1:15 PM - 3:15 PM (9/13/2021-12/13/2021)

Email olli@northwestern.edu for more information.
 
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Racial disparities never leave us, as we see in our own country and in the earlier experiences of white South Africans. Novels were being written amid ...  View More

Location : Virtual - Any Location Location : 
  Virtual - Any Location.

Start date: 09/13/21

14 sessions.

Days of the Week : Weekly - Mon .

Weekly - Mon 1:15 PM - 3:15 PM (9/13/2021-12/13/2021)

Email olli@northwestern.edu for more information.
 
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