Humanistic Studies returns with Great Books discussions

GREEN BAY — The Humanistic Studies academic unit at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay is resuming its campus-and-community Great Books literary discussion series in September.

For each book, a Humanistic Studies faculty member will make a presentation and lead discussion, free and open to the general public, at the Brown County Central Library, 515 Pine Street, Green Bay.

Sessions are scheduled for 6:30 p.m. on the second Tuesday of each month. Topics and presenters are:

• Sept. 8 — Lucretius’ On the Nature of Things (Book III), Presented by Prof. Derek Jeffreys, Religious Studies

• Oct. 13 — Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, Prof. Heidi Sherman, History

• Nov. 10 — Ray Bradbury’s Fahrenheit 451, Prof. David Voelker, History

• Dec. 8 — Art Spiegelman’s Maus, Prof. Clif Ganyard, History

For more information, call the Humanistic Studies Office at (920) 465-2348.


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