Classics Events for Adults

Classics Events for Adults: 2016

A variety of organizations sponsor a wide range events for adults interested in collaborative close readings of classics. Great Discourses has gathered, and is presenting, public information about events in 2016 as a public service but we are not responsible for events sponsored by other organizations. Please address any questions you may have about an event to the event sponsor. Please contact us if you have corrections or additions to this list.


Classics Events for Adults 2016

Date Event / Location / Sponsor
Jan 29-31 TAMPA BAY GREAT BOOKS CONFERENCE WEEKEND 2016

St. Petersburg, Florida, USA

Tampa Bay Great Books Council
Feb 13 SHARED INQUIRY AND A MOVIE

Seattle, Washington, USA

Pacific Northwest Great Books Council
Mar 7-13/20 DUBAI FINDING ITS OWN CULTURAL VOICE

Dubai, UAE and Muscat, Oman

Classical Pursuits
Mar 12 SAN FRANCISCO MINI-RETREAT 2016

San Francisco, California, USA

Great Books Council of San Francisco
Mar 19 LEADER-READER WORKSHOP 2016

Greenbrae, California, USA

Great Books Council of San Francisco
Apr 2-13 LITERARY CUBA: A COUNTRY IN TRANSITION [1]

Havana, Cienfuegos, and Trinidad, Cuba

Classical Pursuits
Apr 8-10 BARBARA MCCONNELL GREAT BOOKS WEEKEND AT ASILOMAR 2016

Monterey, California, USA

Great Books Council of San Francisco
Apr 8-10 NEW ENGLAND GREAT BOOKS SPRING RETREAT 2016

Litchfield, Connecticut, USA

New England Great Books Council
Apr 13-24 LITERARY CUBA: A COUNTRY IN TRANSITION [2]

Havana, Cienfuegos, and Trinidad, Cuba

Classical Pursuits
Apr 29-May 1 BASIC PROGRAM WEEKEND STUDY-RETREAT 2016

Fontana, Wisconsin, USA

University of Chicago
Apr 29-May 1 GREAT BOOKS CHICAGO 2016

Chicago, Illinois, USA

Great Books Foundation
May GOLD COUNTRY MINI-RETREAT 2016

Auburn, California, USA

Great Books Council of San Francisco
May 14 PHILADELPHIA GREAT BOOKS SPRING INSTITUTE 2016

Bristol, Pennsylvania, USA

Philadelphia Great Books Council
Jun LONG ISLAND GREAT BOOKS SPRING DISCUSSION 2016

Garden City, New York, USA

Long Island Great Books Council
Jun 5 SAN FRANCISCO GREAT BOOKS ANNUAL MEETING & PICNIC 2016

San Francisco, California, USA

Great Books Council of San Francisco
Jun 19-26 THE PITY OF WAR: ENGLISH POETS OF WWI

Ypres and Arras, France

Classical Pursuits
Jun 20-Jul 1 BASIC PROGRAM SUMMER INTENSIVE 2016 SESSION 1

Chicago, Illinois, USA

University of Chicago
Jun 24-26 PACIFIC NORTHWEST GREAT BOOKS WEEKEND 2016

Tacoma, Washington, USA

Pacific Northwest Great Books Council
Jul 5-15 BASIC PROGRAM SUMMER INTENSIVE 2016 SESSION 2

Chicago, Illinois, USA

University of Chicago
Jul 6-10 SANTA FE SUMMER CLASSICS 2016 WEEK 1

Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA

St. John's College
Jul 13-17 SANTA FE SUMMER CLASSICS 2016 WEEK 2

Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA

St. John's College
Jul 15/17-22 TORONTO PURSUITS 2016

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Classical Pursuits
Jul 17-23 GREAT BOOKS AT COLBY COLLEGE SUMMER INSTITUTE 2016

Waterville, Maine, USA

Colby College
Jul 18-29 BASIC PROGRAM SUMMER INTENSIVE 2016 SESSION 3

Chicago, Illinois, USA

University of Chicago
Jul 20-24 SANTA FE SUMMER CLASSICS 2016 WEEK 3

Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA

St. John's College
Aug 27-28 LONG NOVEL WEEKEND 2016

Menlo Park, California, USA

Great Books Council of San Francisco
Sep 5-14 LITERARY ICELAND: FROM ANCIENT EPIC TO MODERN NOVEL

Reykjavik and Surrounding Area, Iceland

Classical Pursuits
Oct 15-25 PORTUGAL: POISED BETWEEN TRADITION & MODERNITY

Lisbon and Coimbra, Portugal

Classical Pursuits
Oct WINE COUNTRY MINI-RETREAT 2016

Calistoga, California, USA

Great Books Council of San Francisco
Oct BASIC PROGRAM AUTUMN SYMPOSIUM 2016

Chicago, Illinois, USA

University of Chicago
Nov 4-6 PHILADELPHIA GREAT BOOKS FALL INSTITUTE 2016

Mt. Pocono, Pennsylvania, USA

Philadelphia Great Books Council
Nov 4-14 EVERYDAY BEAUTY: ART IN TOKYO AND KYOTO

Tokyo and Kyoto, Japan

Classical Pursuits
Nov POETRY WEEKEND 2016

Menlo Park, California, USA

Great Books Council of San Francisco

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