Director: Agata Szczeszak-Brewer
Students read and discuss a dozen or more historically influential books (or parts of books), led by professors from various departments. The class meets one evening each week; grade is based solely on participation in class discussion, and enrollment is limited to 15. Counts toward distribution requirements in Literature/Fine Arts or History/Philosophy/Religion. Fall semester discusses classical and medieval texts; spring semester texts are from the modern period. Each semester is taken independently of the other.
Prerequisites: junior or senior standing and coordinator's permission to register.