GBSP Events: Poetry and Painting, Shared Inquiry in Chicago

Great Books Summer Program presents:

Pieter_Bruegel_de_Oude_-_De_val_van_IcarusExploring Poetry and Painting: Shared Inquiry with

Spring Greeney

Great Books will be having its second annual info event and Guest Speaker Talk on Saturday, November 14th at the East Bank Club, hosted by the Thomas family of Chicago.  We are excited to present a “Poem and a Painting” Shared Inquiry discussion, led by Great Books – Amherst Academic Director, Spring Greeney. Spring joins us to lead an exploration of Jack Gilbert’s poem, “Failing and Flying,” and Bruegel’s painting, “Landscape with the Fall of Icarus.”

We hope you will join us for a fun afternoon of discussion, literature, and art! Learn more about the Great Books Summer Program, an academic enrichment program for readers and thinkers. Meet and greet with program directors, program alumni, and summer staff!

When: Saturday, November 14th, 2:30 PM

Where: East Bank Club500 N Kingsbury St, Chicago, IL 60654

*Seats are limited. Please RSVP with Event Organizer, Melody Kasulis; (203)307-2217

spring greeney hi resSpring Greeney is a doctoral candidate in the History Department at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a 2009 graduate of Harvard College. A committed advocate of lifelong learning, she has taught adolescents and adults at UW-Madison, Harvard University, Oakhill Correctional Institution, Deerfield Academy Summer Arts Camp—and for four summers at Great Books Summer Program, of course. She is also a runner.

Learn more about the Great Books Summer Program here. Please note that spots at the Amherst College, Stanford University and University of Oxford fill on a rolling basis, and programs sell out. Enrollment for all programs is currently open.

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