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6
Oct
Date:
12:00 PM, October 6, 2021
Location:
Online
Categories:
Campus Life, Virtual, Conferences & Lectures

Unlock a chilling tale of Cold War espionage in this revolutionary spy thriller by John le Carré. Presented by Maureen Fitzpatrick.


Maureen Fitzpatrick, Professor of English, leads a discussion about the disastrous consequences of a secret agent’s misplaced morality in “The Spy Who Came in from the Cold” by John le Carré.

This event will be recorded for later viewing.

Upcoming events in the Great Books Lecture Series:

  • November 3, 2021, Eve Blobaum will speak on "Lolita" by Vladimir Nabokov
  • February 2, 2022, Monica Hogan will speak on "Parable of the Sower" by Octavia Butler
  • March 2, 2022, Jim McWard will speak on "Journal of the Plague Year" by Daniel Defoe
  • April 6, 2022, Larry Reynolds will speak on "Alice in Wonderland" by Lewis Carroll

Past Great Books lectures are available for streaming.

The Great Books Mini-Lecture Series is designed to introduce you to watershed texts that have changed their readers’ views of the world.

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