Posts Tagged ‘lectures’

Holderlin & WordWind

Sunday, February 25 2:30 pm – Walker Talks! on the German poet Holderlin Once a month, Walker mesmerizes us with his fascinating meanderings amidst the meanings of writers, philosophers, mythologies and mysteries… how he does it, we don’t know, but he’s gained a following that hangs on the gossamer threads of thought that he spins. …

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Post-colonial literature + Macy Blackman

This coming Sunday… September 18th… two events A Panel Discussion of New Writing from India, Africa and the Caribbean Music by Macy Blackman and the Mighty Fines first up: literary panel at 2 pm! Speakers: Aaron Bady – Rohit Chopra – Gautam Premnath Academic specialists Rohit Chopra (Asst. Prof., Dept. of Communication, Santa Clara Univ.), Gautam Premnath…

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Walker Talks

Tales of Ghostly Japan Walker Talks! Sunday, May 29th – 2:00 pm Each month, until he breaks for his summer ramble through the western states, Walker Brents III presents a spellbinding set of musings on topics mythological, literary and historical. This month, the supernatural folktales and legends of a country that has recently had its…

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Walker Brents III on Goethe’s Faust

Faust’s Deal with the Devil – Sun. 2:30pm On the fourth Sunday of each month, Walker Brents III plumbs the depths of subjects literary, mythological and historical…  always a fascinating excursion into the realm of human imagination… Through the years, Walker has gained a loyal audience for his monthly talks at Bird & Beckett… for…

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Scholars of the Arab Empire

Scholars of the Arab Empire Dr. Wajih Ibrahim Saadeh has synthesized his knowledge of the development of Arab thought, its roots and its influence on Western ideas in a series of books.  His lecture on Sunday, Jan. 16, at 1 pm will set forth an overview of Arab philosophy and its effect on the European…

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