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Wright Great Books Events

Spring 2017 Events*   


Monday, February 6th: First Great Books Faculty Curriculum Meeting, 2:00-2:50m, Center for Teaching and Learning (S243)  


Tuesday, February 14th: Great Books Student Society Reading and Discussion: African-American Authors on Love, 12:30-1:50, WiYC (S100) 


Wednesday, February 22th: The Great Ideas: Panel Discussion on Revenge and Justice, 12:30-1:50, Events Theater.  


Wednesday, March 1st: GBSS Reading and Discussion: Hutchins, Adler, and the Origins of the Great Books, 12:30-1:50, WiYC (S100) 


Tuesday, March 14th: Second Great Books Faculty Curriculum Meeting, 11am-12:30, Center for Teaching and Learning (S243)  


Wednesday, March 15th: Great Books Student Society Reading and Discussion: Women Authors in Disguise, 11:00-12:20, WiYC (S100) 


Wednesday, March 15th: Great Books Field Trip: Love’s Labor’s Lost, 7pm, Chicago Shakespeare Theater, Navy Pier  


Thursday, March 30th: Great Books Speaker Event: The Theme of The Other & Utopia/Dystopia, 12:30-1:50, Events Theater  


Wednesday, April 5th: Cultural Events Sponsors Chicago Shakespeare Theater’s Romeo and Juliet, 12:30-1:50, Events Theater  


Thursday, April 6th: GBSS Reading and Discussion: Middle-East and Islamic Literature, 11:00am-12:20, WiYC (S100) 


Thursday, April 20th: Wright College Honors Program, Research and Creative Scholarship Colloquium, Time TBA, Events Theater  


Thursday, April 20th: GB Faculty/GBSS Shared Reading Discussion: Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, 12:30-1:50, President’s Conference Room (A102)  


Thursday, April 20th at 5pm, Great Books Symposium Dinner, 5pm, Location TBA  


Thursday, May 4th: GBSS Reading and Discussion: South-East Asian-American Authors, 11:00am-12:20, WiYC (S100) 


Late April/Early May: Reception for GB Symposium Journal  


Thursday, April 27th: Great Books Intercollegiate Student Symposium: Jack Kerouac’s On the Road, 12:30-1:45, Harper College.​  

* This schedule is tentative—times and dates are subject to change.   



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