Further Engagements

Fall 2016:

Plato, Gorgias
The Tibetan Book of the Dead
Charles Darwin, On The Origin of Species
Mary Shelley, Frankenstein
Karel Capek, R.U.R.
Henrik Ibsen, Peer Gynt
Betty Friedan, The Feminine Mystique

Spring 2013:

Thomas S. Kuhn, The Structure of Scientific Revolutions
James Joyce, A Portrait of the Artist As a Young Man and Dubliners
Ralph Ellison, Invisible Man
Adam Smith, Wealth of Nations (excerpts)
Burton H. Throckmorton, Jr., ed. Gospel Parallels
Aristophanes, Lysistrata and Other Plays
Richard Sheridan, The Rivals
Edward Albee, Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

Fall 2012:

Euripides, Four Plays: Medea, Hippolytus, Heracles, Bacchae
The Sayings of the Desert Fathers: The Alphabetical Collection, translated by Benedicta Ward
Martin Luther, The Freedom of a Christian
Molière, Don Juan, translated by Richard Wilbur
Mozart, Don Giovanni (libretto and music supplied)
Joseph Conrad, Heart of Darkness and Selected Short Fiction
Sigmund Freud, Introductory Lectures on Psychoanalysis (excerpts)

Spring 2012:

Zhuangzi, Basic Writings
The Bhagavad Gita
Dante, The Inferno
Shakespeare, King Lear
Frantz Fanon, The Wretched of the Earth
Sylvia Plath, Ariel

Fall 2011:

Homer, The Odyssey
Letters of Abelard and Heloise
Jean-Jacques Rousseau, The Social Contract
Fyodor Dostoyevsky, The Brothers Karamazov
T. S. Eliot, The Wasteland
Hannah Arendt, The Human Condition

Fall 2010:

Augustine, Confessions
Johann Sebastian Bach, St. Matthew’s Passion
David Hume, Treatise on Human Nature
Thomas Malthus, Essay on the Principle of Population
W.E.B. Du Bois, The Souls of Black Folk
Flannery O’Connor, Selected Stories

Fall 2009:

Publius Lucretius, On the Nature of Things
Dante Alegheri, The Inferno
Alexis de Tocqueville, Democracy in America
John Stuart Mill, On Liberty
Marcel Proust, Remembrance of Things Past
Sigmund Freud, An Outline of Psychoanalysis; Totem and Taboo