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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.
“If music be the food of love…” The jewel of festive comedy. Cross-gartered, storm-tossed, disguised, beguiled. Feste, Sir Toby Belch, Sir Andrew Aguecheek, the malevolently mockable Malvolio. The gender-bent romance of Orsino, Olivia, Viola. “Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some … Play on!”
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Join James Shapiro, the Larry Miller Professor of English and Comparative Literature at Columbia University, for a seminar on Shakespeare’s long narrative poems: “Venus and Adonis” and “The Rape of Lucrece,” both of which he composed during a plague outbreak in June 1592, when the theatres were closed for nearly six months, and “A Lover’s...
Tuesday Feb 9th, 2:30pm - 3:30pm Eastern Time
“It is human to have compassion for the suffering.” So begins Giovanni Boccaccio’s extraordinary classic, the Decameron, a collection of one hundred short stories written in 1353, just five years after the Great Plague of 1348 that claimed millions of lives throughout Europe and more than half of the population of Boccaccio’s hometown,...
Monday Feb 1st, 6:30pm - 8pm Eastern Time(4 sessions)
While walking on the cliffs above the Adriatic near Duino Castle in Trieste, the poet Rainer Maria Rilke claims to have heard a voice on the wind, saying: “Who, if I cried out, would hear me among the angelic orders?” This dramatic question, which is part mystical experience and part an act of self-mythologizing, urged the poet to write a group...
Wednesday Jan 27th, 2:30pm - 3:30pm Eastern Time
Online Class with guest lecturers Professor Miles Grier and Dr. Farah Karim-Cooper Join Shakespeare scholar Richard McCoy for an examination of the racial politics in three of his great tragedies: Titus Andronicus, Othello, and Antony and Cleopatra. Professor Miles Grier of Queens College and Dr. Farah Karim-Cooper of Shakespeare’s Globe will...
Tuesday Mar 2nd, 10:30am - 12pm Eastern Time(6 sessions)
This program is taking place remotely. If you have signed up, you will receive an email with details of how to access the program. If we are able to offer an in-person version of this class in the coming months, we will contact you and make both options available to you. __________________ Join author Stephanie Rabinowitz for an exciting...
Thursday Mar 25th, 12pm - 1pm Eastern Time
Complete Course Title: A Ruthless Criticism of Everything Existing: an Introduction to Marx In the mid-nineteenth century, a young Karl Marx wrote, in the form of a published open letter to Arnold Ruge: “But if the designing of the future and the proclamation of ready-made solutions for all time is not our affair, then we realize all the more clearly...
Monday Mar 1st, 6:30pm - 9:30pm Eastern Time(4 sessions)
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