Classics Books Lecture Series

 2017 Classic Books Lecture Series

All lectures are at the Ewald Branch of the Grosse Pointe Public Library at 7 p.m.

Friends’ members are free.  Non-friends pay $10.00.  You can join the Friends at the door or click here to join immediately,

Thursday, March 9

Professor Anne Curzan.  Lecture Topic:  A Brief History of English from Beowulf to Chaucer.  Suggested reading: The Story of English in 100 Words by David Crystal.  Click here to access the Grosse Pointe Library catalog.  Seating is limited.  Please REGISTER HERE.

Thursday, March 23

Assistant Professor Christopher Hill: Snow Country by Kawabata Yasunari.  Click here to acquire a copy of the book through the Mel Cat system.  If you have any trouble, call one of the GP Libraries for help.  Seating is limited.  Please REGISTER HERE.

Thursday, April 6

Professor Emeritus Ralph Williams: Primo Levi and the Holocaust.

Suggested reading: Survival in Auschwitz by Primo Levi.  Click here to find a copy of the book or call one of the three branches to reserve a copy.  Seating is limited.  Please REGISTER HERE.

Thursday, April 20

Professor Emeritus Eric Rabkin: Science Fiction as Literature.

Suggested reading: We by Yevgeny Zamyatin.   Click here to find a copy of the book in Grosse Pointe.  Or click here to access a copy outside of the GP Library system.  Seating is limited.  Please REGISTER HERE.

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All lectures are at the Ewald Branch of the Grosse Pointe Public Library at 7 p.m.

Friends’ members are free.  Non-friends pay $10.00.  You can join the Friends at the door or click here to join immediately.

 

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