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 October 10, 2015
Saturdays, October 10 - November 14
Led by Harrison Sherrod
Seminar Description Long before HBO’s smash hit True Detective, there existed a subgenre of detective fiction that eschewed traditional police procedural or whodunit scenarios in favor of existential enigmas and postmodern paradoxes. We...
Starting October 14, 2015
Wednesdays, October 14 – November 18
Led by Bill Savage
Seminar Description Cities and nature seem to be opposites. The geography of Chicago certainly suggests as much, as the grid of streets screeches to a halt at the edge of Lake Michigan. But poetry and fiction by Chicago writers suggest a more...