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The Five Great Works of Fiction You Need to Read…Now

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at 92nd Street Y - Online Online Classroom, New York, New York 00000

Join author Stephanie Rabinowitz for an exciting exploration of relatively unsung American literary gems that you should be reading. From Willa Cather’s Death Comes for the Archbishop to John Williams’s Stoner, Toni Morrison’s The Bluest Eye, Henry James’s What Maisie Knew, and Wallace Stegner’s Angle of Repose...

Tuesday May 25th, 2pm - 3pm Eastern Time

How to Eat Cake: Cunnilingus 101 Workshop

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at RebaTheDiva's Sexpert Consultants - Online Online Classroom via Zoom, Washington, District of Columbia 00000

The How to Eat Cake: Cunnilingus Workshop is an oral sex workshop that helps participants learn their way around down there and discover the best techniques for giving toe-curling cunnilingus! Five Things You Need to Know About The Class: Class sizes are small and cover the female sexual anatomy, tools, tips, techniques and tricks. All participants...

Friday Apr 23rd, 6pm - 8pm Eastern Time

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Blow His Mind: Fellatio Workshop

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at RebaTheDiva's Sexpert Consultants - Online Online Classroom via Zoom, Washington, District of Columbia 00000

Due to COVID-19, all scheduled classes will be held Virtually. The perfect happy hour or after-brunch alternative, these workshops are a unique experience that is tastefully racy, fun, and educational! The Blow His Mind! Oral Sex Workshop helps participants learn the best techniques for giving mind-blowing fellatio, and quickly! No more achy jaws!...

Wednesday Apr 14th, 6:30pm - 8:30pm Eastern Time

Experiments in Writing

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at School of the Art Institute of Chicago - SAIC Virtual Classroom

Especially useful for overcoming writer’s block, this course explores the surprising potential of a playful union between fixed rules and imaginative writing. This workshop invites participants into the strange and meticulous world of constraint-based writing.  We take as our entry point a group of French writers and mathematicians called the...

Sunday Jun 6th, 10am - 1pm Central Time

  (5 sessions)
$375

5 sessions

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Great Short Novels

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at 92nd Street Y - Online Online Classroom, New York, New York 00000

Delve into some of the best short novels of the 20th century. Spend the first weeks of summer delving into some of the best short novels. 

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$125

4 sessions

The Human Condition

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at Brooklyn Institute for Social Research - Brooklyn 68 Jay St, Brooklyn, New York 11201

What does it mean to be human in the world today? Hannah Arendt’s The Human Condition (1958) is a provocative treatise on what it means to live on earth and share the world in common. Her study, originally intended to be titled Amor Mundi (Love of the World), investigates the central activities of human life—labor, work, action—and their corresponding...

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$315

4 sessions

Richard McCoy: Shakespeare and Race

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at 92nd Street Y - Online Online Classroom, New York, New York 00000

Online Class with guest lecturers Professor Miles Grier and Dr. Farah Karim-Cooper Join Shakespeare scholar Richard McCoy for an examination of the racial politics in three of his great tragedies: Titus Andronicus, Othello, and Antony and Cleopatra. Professor Miles Grier of Queens College and Dr. Farah Karim-Cooper of Shakespeare’s Globe will...

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$162

6 sessions

Reading Rilke with Mark Wunderlich

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at 92nd Street Y - Online Online Classroom, New York, New York 00000

While walking on the cliffs above the Adriatic near Duino Castle in Trieste, the poet Rainer Maria Rilke claims to have heard a voice on the wind, saying: “Who, if I cried out, would hear me among the angelic orders?” This dramatic question, which is part mystical experience and part an act of self-mythologizing, urged the poet to write a group...

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$35

Reading the Divided Self

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at 92nd Street Y - Online Online Classroom, New York, New York 00000

Join Colm Tóibín, celebrated author of Brooklyn and professor at Columbia University, for a course on three Irish writers and three American writers. The divided self and the delighted eye—this course explores the idea of internal tension in a text, literature in which there is an argument enfolding, an argument that animates the text; as well...

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$35

Reading Virginia Woolf's Essays with Lisa Goldfarb

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at 92nd Street Y - Online Online Classroom, New York, New York 00000

Virginia Woolf is widely known for her fiction, perhaps most remembered for her novels—from Mrs. Dalloway and To the Lighthouse to Orlando and The Waves. Yet, Woolf was also a master of the essay, and she wrote both short and long-form essays to reflect on the art of fiction, on the vocation of the writer more broadly, as well as on the pressing...

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$350

3 sessions

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Poetry and Poetics: An Introduction

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Brooklyn Institute for Social Research - Online Online, New York, New York 00000

What is poetry and what is it good for? These questions have long haunted practitioners and readers of this “beautiful and pointless” art, to quote the contemporary critic David Orr. But “beautiful and pointless” were not always the terms of the debate. On the contrary, these questions about what poetry is and what it does mean something profoundly...

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$315

4 sessions

Understanding Loneliness: Literature, Philosophy,Theory

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at Brooklyn Institute for Social Research - Online Online, New York, New York 00000

How are we to understand loneliness today? It appears that we are facing a mass epidemic of loneliness—one perhaps exacerbated by virological pandemic of COVID-19. Britain has appointed a Minister of Loneliness to counter rising rates of isolation. Approximately 20-43 percent of American adults over the age of 60 experience “frequent or intense...

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$315

4 sessions

Ovid’s Metamorphoses

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at Brooklyn Institute for Social Research - Online Online, New York, New York 00000

Ovid begins his Metamorphoses, “My soul would speak of bodies changed into new forms,” and it is the great theme of physical transformation that unites the poem’s many myths: humans becomes animals and plants, and vice versa; humans becomes stones and constellations; and humans change their sex. No poem from antiquity has so influenced Western...

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$315

4 sessions

Reading Shakespeare with James Shapiro

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at 92nd Street Y - Online Online Classroom, New York, New York 00000

Join James Shapiro, the Larry Miller Professor of English and Comparative Literature at Columbia University, for a seminar on Shakespeare’s long narrative poems: “Venus and Adonis” and “The Rape of Lucrece,” both of which he composed during a plague outbreak in June 1592, when the theatres were closed for nearly six months, and “A Lover’s...

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$35

Crisis and Capitalism

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at Brooklyn Institute for Social Research - Murray Hill 275 Madison Ave St #2114, New York, New York 10016

Do capitalist societies have an inherent tendency toward economic, social, and political crises?  Political economists have, over the course of the past 250 years, offered different frameworks to understand the existence of crises within capitalism: from Adam Smith’s “general glut” (when production exceeds demand) to Marx’s belief that...

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$315

4 sessions

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