Piraeus Alumni Seminar Program | Schedule

June 8-11, 2017

Please note that the schedule of events for Piraeus in Annapolis has changed. Scroll down for suggested editions of seminar texts below.

Annapolis

Thursday, June 8  
3:00 p.m.   On-campus housing opens
6-7:30 p.m.   Opening Reception celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Graduate Institute
8-10:00 p.m.  Seminar
Friday, June 9  
9-10:00 a.m. Breakfast
10-noon  Seminar
12-2:00 p.m.  Lunch
2-4:00 p.m.  Seminar for the Aeneid seminar only; Persuasion and Hopkins do not meet
5-6:30 p.m.  Dinner (included for those staying on campus; others may pay at the door)
Saturday, June 10  
9-10:00 a.m.  Breakfast
10:00 a.m.-Noon  Seminar
12-2:00 p.m.  Lunch
2:00 p.m.  Memorial Service for Malcolm Wyatt (H’03, tutor 1958-2002) in the Great Hall
5-6:30 p.m.  Dinner (included for those staying on campus; others may pay at the door)
7-9:00 p.m.  Social Event
Sunday, June 11  
9-10:00 a.m.  Breakfast
10:00 a.m.-Noon  Seminar
Noon  Closing Lunch 

                                       

Santa Fe

Thursday, June 8  
3:00 p.m.  On-campus housing opens
7-9:00 p.m.  Opening Reception celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Graduate Institute
Friday, June 9  
9-10:00 a.m. Breakfast
10-noon  Seminar
12-2:00 p.m.  Lunch
2-4:00 p.m.  Seminar 
5-6:30 p.m.  Dinner (included for those staying on campus; others may pay at the door)
Saturday, June 10  
9-10:00 a.m.  Breakfast
10:00 a.m.-Noon  Seminar
12-2:00 p.m.  Lunch
2-4:00 p.m.  Seminar
5-6:30 p.m.  Dinner (included for those staying on campus; others may pay at the door)
7-9:00 p.m.  Social Event
Sunday, June 11  
9-10:00 a.m.  Breakfast
10:00 a.m.-Noon  Seminar
Noon  Closing Lunch

 Please note: this schedule is tentative and subject to change.


Suggested Editions

Texts are available from the college bookstores: 877-SJC-BOOK or online here. Alumni are encouraged to obtain their books from the bookstores, or from their local independent bookseller.

Austen, Jane, and Clare West. Persuasion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2008. ISBN: 9780199535552. 
     N.B.: the recommended edition of Persuasion is the Oxford World Classics.

Joyce, James, and Seamus Deane. A portrait of the artist as a young man. New York, N.Y: Penguin Books, 2003. ISBN: 9780142437346
     N.B.: the recommended edition of Joyce’s Portrait is the Penguin Classics.

 

For the seminars on the Aeneid, any unabridged edition with line numbers is acceptable, and the tutors also recommend one of the following:

    Virgil, and Allen Mandelbaum. The Aeneid of Virgil : a verse translation. Toronto New York: Bantam Books, 1981. 9780553210415

    Virgil, and Frederick Ahl. Aeneid. Oxford New York: Oxford University Press, 2008. 9780199231959

    Virgil, and Robert Fitzgerald. The Aeneid. New York: Vintage Books, 1990. 9780679729525


For the Borges seminars, the selected short stories are available in a pdf packet here

The texts for the seminars on the Poetry of Gerard Manley Hopkins are available in a pdf packet here.

 

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