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12:00 PM, March 2, 2022
Conferences & Lectures, Campus Life, Virtual

Travel back in time to 1665 and find one man’s account of what became known as the Great Plague of London. Presented by Jim McWard.

Jim McWard, Professor of English, will lead a discussion about the tragedies and triumphs while surviving the bubonic plague in “A Journal of the Plague Year” by Daniel Defoe.

This event will be recorded for later viewing.

Upcoming events in the Great Books Lecture Series:

  • 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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