Thu, Jul 16
6:30pm - 9:30pm Eastern Time
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How are we to understand loneliness today? It appears that we are facing a mass epidemic of loneliness—one perhaps exacerbated by virological pandemic of COVID-19. Britain has appointed a Minister of Loneliness to counter rising rates of isolation. Approximately 20-43 percent of American adults over the age of 60 experience “frequent or intense...
Thursday Jul 16th, 6:30pm - 9:30pm Eastern Time(4 sessions)
Jorge Luis Borges’ fiction is uniquely powerful for its captivating amalgam of political, mystical, and metaphysical themes. In this course, an introduction to Borges’ most canonical works, we’ll read his great short story collections Ficciones and The Aleph, as well as the essay collection Other Inquisitions—bearing in...
Thursday Jul 23rd, 6:30pm - 9:30pm Eastern Time(5 sessions)
Senator Joseph McCarthy’s name is enshrined in the American lexicon to symbolize a style of paranoia and fear that goes far beyond his original red-baiting. Just as the path to McCarthyism was in fact paved decades earlier—as conservative factions deployed both ideological and state violence in their early fights against organized labor—the McCarthyist...
Thursday Jul 23rd, 6:30pm - 9:30pm Eastern Time(4 sessions)
Composed sometime between the seventh and eighth centuries B.C., Homer's Odyssey is one of the oldest works of world literature and the ancestor of virtually every narrative that involves a difficult journey home. The longing to return home is for Odysseus is the longing of a man to recover his identity as a king, husband, and father after having...
Wednesday Sep 16th, 10am - 11:30am Eastern Time(8 sessions)
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Memoirists write their personal stories in a way that appeals to the emotions and experiences of their readers. Jewish memoirists Esther Amini, Angela Himsel, and Ilan Stavans will sit down with author Marcia Butler to talk about how they use the memoir format to express their identity and history.
Thursday Nov 19th, 7pm - 8pm Eastern Time
The perfect happy hour or after-brunch alternative, these workshops are a unique experience that is tastefully racy, fun, and educational! The Blow His Mind! Oral Sex Workshop helps participants learn the best techniques for giving mind-blowing fellatio, and quickly! No more achy jaws! Five Things You Need to Know About The Class: 1. Class sizes are...
Fri, Jun 12
6:30pm - 8:30pm Eastern Time
Sun, Jun 14
2:00pm - 4:00pm Eastern Time
Sat, Jun 20
2:00pm - 4:00pm Eastern Time
Wed, Jul 1
6:00pm - 8:00pm Eastern Time
Sun, Jul 12
2:00pm - 4:00pm Eastern Time
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Friday Jun 12th, 6:30pm - 8:30pm Eastern Time
The How to Eat Cake: Cunnilingus Workshop is an oral sex workshop that helps participants learn their way around down there and discover the best techniques for giving toe-curling cunnilingus! Five Things You Need to Know About The Class: 1. Class sizes are small and cover the female sexual anatomy, tools, tips, techniques and tricks. 2. All participants...
Saturday Jun 13th, 2pm - 4pm Eastern Time
Architect Steve Bass presents a view of the proportional idea based in the ancient philosophical systems of Pythagoras, Plato and later Neo-Platonists. In this view number and geometry, the substance of proportion, are endowed with qualitative, harmonic, life-like properties. These ideas are then linked to numerical and geometrical methods...
Friday Jun 19th, 7:30pm - 9:30pm Eastern Time
What does it mean to be human in the world today? Hannah Arendt’s The Human Condition (1958) is a provocative treatise on what it means to live on earth and share the world in common. Her study, originally intended to be titled Amor Mundi (Love of the World), investigates the central activities of human life—labor, work, action—and their corresponding...
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Join us for the first edition of the Coucou book club! Introducing one of France’s most famous tales : “Le Petit Prince” by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry. Hosted by our teacher Cynthia, the Coucou Book Club we will take a closer look at some famous characters, passages and quotes. This masterpiece creates deep philosophical refections for kids...
Do capitalist societies have an inherent tendency toward economic, social, and political crises? Political economists have, over the course of the past 250 years, offered different frameworks to understand the existence of crises within capitalism: from Adam Smith’s “general glut” (when production exceeds demand) to Marx’s belief that...
Ovid begins his Metamorphoses, “My soul would speak of bodies changed into new forms,” and it is the great theme of physical transformation that unites the poem’s many myths: humans becomes animals and plants, and vice versa; humans becomes stones and constellations; and humans change their sex. No poem from antiquity has so influenced Western...
This course is designed to help students become more confident and proficient readers in English. Students explore a variety of genres (websites, short stories, etc.) and reading skills (vocabulary-building, summarizing, critical thinking, etc.). Important: An ESL Placement Test score is required for all new students registering for this course.If...
Join charismatic actor and teacher Leo Schaff as he breathes life into Shakespeare’s words, acting out portions of the play and offering illuminating insights into the Bard’s language, plot lines, historical context and eternal relevance, all with a generous sense of humor. The Tempest - January 8 The magic hand of Prospero guides us through...
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