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2018 Programs

This fall we will be reading together selections from The Meditations of Marcus Aurelius beginning in October 2018.

The Meditations of Marcus Aurelius is one of the best-known and most popular works of ancient philosophy, offering spiritual reflections on how best to understand the universe and one’s place within it.”

If you are interested in joining us, please register here:
https://marcus-aurelius-2018.eventbrite.com

04. October 2018 by Arrian
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Marcus Aurelius’ Meditations – Introduction & Book 1

Hi Everyone,

We had a great discussion for our 1st call of the fall Marcus Aurelius reading group.

You can listen to the call here

Thanks!

Kristen

03. October 2018 by Kristen Kmiec
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Landmark Caesar – Alexandrian War, African War, and Spanish War, Books 12-14

Hi Everyone,

We had a great final call for our Landmark Caesar reading group! Hope you all enjoyed this session and we will “see” you for the next book.

You can listen to the final call here.

Thanks,

Kristen

11. July 2018 by Kristen Kmiec
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Landmark Caesar – Civil War, Books 10-11

We had a great call on Tuesday, June 5 to discuss the Landmark Caesar – Civil War (Books 10-11).

You can listen to the call here!

Thanks,

Kristen

06. June 2018 by Kristen Kmiec
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Landmark Caesar – Gallic War, Book 8; Civil War, Book 9

Hi Everyone,

We had another great discussion during our Landmark Caesar reading group on Tuesday, May 8th!

You can listen to the call here.

Thanks,

Kristen

09. May 2018 by Kristen Kmiec
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Landmark Caesar – Gallic War, Books 5-7

Hi Everyone,

We had another great discussion during our Landmark Caesar reading group on Tuesday, April 10th!

You can listen to the call here.

Thanks,

Kristen

11. April 2018 by Kristen Kmiec
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Landmark Caesar – Gallic War, Books 2-4

Hi Everyone,

We had another great discussion during our Landmark Caesar reading group on Tuesday, March 13th!

You can listen to the call here.

Thanks,

Kristen

14. March 2018 by Kristen Kmiec
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Landmark Caesar – Introduction and Gallic War, Book 1

Hi Everyone,

We had a great discussion during our first Landmark Caesar reading group on Tuesday, February 13th!

You can listen to the call here.

Thanks,

Kristen

14. February 2018 by Kristen Kmiec
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Greek Plays – Electra

Hi Everyone,

On August 15, 2017 we held our last Greek Plays discussion group. On this call we talked about both Sophocles’ and Euripides’ versions of “Electra”.

You can listen to our discsussion here:

 

Thanks!

Kristen

16. August 2017 by Kristen Kmiec
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Greek Plays – ”Antigone”

Hi Everyone,

We had another great call in our Greek Plays series. For this month’s call, we discussed “Antigone”.

Professor Paul Cartledge was also gracious enough to join us and we had a great discussion.

You can listen here:

 

Thanks!

Kristen

12. July 2017 by Kristen Kmiec
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