Upcoming Literature and Theater Seminars | Newberry

Upcoming Literature and Theater Seminars

This list is of upcoming seminars only. Since most seminars meet more than once in a term, if a class has already met at least once, it will no longer show up on this list. To find a seminar that has already started or has finished, visit Programs and Events and set the date range to include the seminar’s starting date.

Starting February 25, 2017
Saturdays, February 25 - April 8 (class will not meet on March 18)
Led by Jeffrey Nigro
Cost and Registration Information Early Registration Price (by February 10): $200 Regular Price (after February 10): $220 Register Here Seminar Description In observance of the 200th anniversary of the death of Jane Austen, we will read the two of...
Starting March 1, 2017
Wednesdays, March 1 - April 12
Online registration is closed. Call (312) 255-3700 to register.
Led by Mike Levine
Cost and Registration Information Early Registration Price (by February 10): $190 Regular Price (after February 10): $209 Online registration is closed. Please call (312) 255-3700 to register. Seminar Description Considered the greatest Brazilian...
Starting March 1, 2017
Wednesdays, March 1 - April 5
This class has been cancelled.
Led by Diann Lapin
Cost and Registration Information Early Registration Price (by February 10): $200 Regular Price (after February 10): $220 Seminar Description Dangerous Liaisons, an epistolary novel, exposes powerful aristocrats deeply engaged in seduction...
Starting March 1, 2017
Wednesdays, March 1 - April 5
Led by John Nygro
Cost and Registration Information Early Registration Price (by February 10): $200 Regular Price (after February 10): $220 Register Here Seminar Description Although originally performed by boy players in the Renaissance theater, Shakespeare’s female...
Starting March 2, 2017
Thursdays, March 2 - April 27 (class will not meet on April 13)
This seminar is full. Call (312) 255-3700 to be on the waitlist.
Led by Douglas Post
Cost and Registration Information Early Registration Price (by February 10): $240 Regular Price (after February 10): $264 This seminar is full. Please call (312) 255-3700 to be added to the waitlist. Seminar Description Stephen Sondheim is...
Starting March 30, 2017
Thursdays, March 30 - May 4
Led by Linda Levine
Cost and Registration Information Early Registration Price (by February 10): $180 Regular Price (after February 10): $198 Register Here Seminar Description A recent survey of writers and literary critics by the New York Times found Toni...
Starting April 1, 2017
Saturdays, April 1 - April 29 (class will not meet on April 15)
This seminar is full. Call (312) 255-3700 to be on the waitlist.
Led by Julia Denne
Cost and Registration Information Early Registration Price (by February 10): $160 Regular Price (after February 10): $176 This seminar is full. Please call (312) 255-3700 to be added to the wait list. Seminar Description Reading Peter Carson’s...