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Book Club | Winter–Summer 2023

There is no Book Club reading or meeting for December, because of the holiday season, but here is a preview of what is coming up in the first part of 2023. Looking forward to further interesting discussions, comparing ideas and reactions, in the Forum and via Zoom—they are always enriching voyages of discovery!

Online Open House | Rockefeller Center and the Image of a Titan, with Jared Simard

We are excited to welcome Jared Simard of New York University for an Online Open House entitled “Rockefeller Center and the Image of a Titan.” The event will take place on Friday, December 2, at 11:00 a.m. EST.

Upcoming Events

Dec
2
Fri
11:00 am Online Open House | Rockefeller ...
Online Open House | Rockefeller ...
Dec 2 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Online Open House | Rockefeller Center and the Image of a Titan, with Jared Simard
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4:00 pm Plato’s Phaedo
Plato’s Phaedo
Dec 2 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Plato's Phaedo
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Dec
5
Mon
9:00 am Odyssey Study Group (Phaeacians)
Odyssey Study Group (Phaeacians)
Dec 5 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
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11:30 am Odyssey Study Group (Mnēmai)
Odyssey Study Group (Mnēmai)
Dec 5 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Odyssey Study Group (Mnēmai)
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1:00 pm Iliad Study Group (Scamandrians)
Iliad Study Group (Scamandrians)
Dec 5 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Iliad Study Group (Scamandrians)
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4:00 pm Odyssey Study Group (Pylians)
Odyssey Study Group (Pylians)
Dec 5 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Odyssey Study Group (Pylians)
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Dec
6
Tue
10:00 am Latin
Latin
Dec 6 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Latin
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3:00 pm Oedipus Tyrannus Translation
Oedipus Tyrannus Translation
Dec 6 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Oedipus Tyrannus Translation
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Dec
7
Wed
11:00 am Herodotus Translation Study Group
Herodotus Translation Study Group
Dec 7 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Herodotus Translation Study Group
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Dec
9
Fri
4:00 pm Plato’s Phaedo
Plato’s Phaedo
Dec 9 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Plato's Phaedo
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