Classics at Cour Regard

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What exactly is a classic? How does a text become a classic? And why do we deem it necessary and good to return to works of classic literature time after time?

This Spring we embark on an artistically diverse engagement with the classics as we reconsider what grants certain works of literature entrance into the canon. Part performance part scholarly exploration, Classics at Cour Regard will offer a 21st century perspective and a new appreciation for our civilization’s most iconic works of literature through multidisciplinary celebrations of classic texts. Join us this Fall and Spring for four evenings of literature, music, performance, food, and drink.

October 7, 2016 Herman Melville, Moby-Dick
December 2, 2016 Murasaki Shikibu, The Tale of Genji (In partnership with the Japan America Society)
February 3, 2017 Alexandre Dumas, The Count of Monte Cristo
April 7, 2017 Gabriel García Márquez, One Hundred Years of Solitude
Reception sponsored in part by LogoToNikki

Four Fridays, 6:30 to 8:30 pm
Per program: Members $50, Nonmembers $65, Member Teachers $20

Single session registration: October 7 | December 2 | February 3 | April 7


Check out previous Classics at Cour Regard:

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