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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...

Wednesday Jan 27th, 2:30pm - 3:30pm Eastern Time

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...

Tuesday Mar 2nd, 10:30am - 12pm Eastern Time

  (6 sessions)
$162

6 sessions

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Reading Shakespeare with James Shapiro

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

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...

Tuesday Feb 9th, 2:30pm - 3:30pm Eastern Time

Reading Boccaccio’s the Decameron with Joseph Luzzi

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

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

“It is human to have compassion for the suffering.” So begins Giovanni Boccaccio’s extraordinary classic, the Decameron, a collection of one hundred short stories written in 1353, just five years after the Great Plague of 1348 that claimed millions of lives throughout Europe and more than half of the population of Boccaccio’s hometown,...

Monday Feb 1st, 6:30pm - 8pm Eastern Time

  (4 sessions)
$385

4 sessions

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...

Tuesday Apr 6th, 6:30pm - 8:30pm Eastern Time

  (3 sessions)
$350

3 sessions

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

This program is taking place remotely. If you have signed up, you will receive an email with details of how to access the program.  If we are able to offer an in-person version of this class in the coming months, we will contact you and make both options available to you. __________________ Join author Stephanie Rabinowitz for an exciting...

Thursday Mar 25th, 12pm - 1pm Eastern Time

Reading Fiction

at Alaa Al Aswany Creative Writing Workshop -

This workshop teaches the tools to appreciate literary works and learn from accomplished writers from around the world. Students learn to interpret fiction, recognize underlying themes, decipher writing techniques, and analyze the human content of each story. Through readings, writing exercises, and class discussions, we examine works by such diverse...

Thursday Feb 18th, 6:30pm - 9:30pm Eastern Time

  (5 sessions)
$480

5 sessions

Reading Fiction in Arabic

at Alaa Al Aswany Creative Writing Workshop -

This online workshop in Arabic teaches the tools to appreciate literary works and learn from accomplished writers from around the world. Students learn to interpret fiction, recognize underlying themes, decipher writing techniques, and analyze the human content of each story. Through readings, writing exercises, and class discussions, we examine...

Monday Feb 15th, 3:30pm - 6:30pm Eastern Time

  (5 sessions)
$480

5 sessions

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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 Feb 26th, 6pm - 8pm Eastern Time

Proust in Time: The Prisoner

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

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

The Prisoner, the fifth volume of Proust’s In Search of Lost Time and the opening passage of le roman Albertine, “the Albertine cycle,” is a portrait of obsessive love. Albertine, the prisoner of the title, prowls the golden cage of the narrator’s house, swathed in luxury, the object of his jealous, possessive fixation. How does romantic love...

Thursday Jan 28th, 6:30pm - 9:30pm Eastern Time

  (4 sessions)
$315

4 sessions

Communities Under Capitalism: Meeting our Needs

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Think Olio - Online Online Class, New York, New York 00000

Full Course Name: Communities Under Capitalism: Meeting our Needs During Crisis When government fails to help us through times of crisis, how can we meet each other's daily needs and make sure our communities are taken care of? In the face of capitalism that often feels ruthless we must look to other forms of community care. These are the activities...

Wednesday Jan 27th, 7:30pm - 8:45pm Eastern Time

  (6 sessions)
$150

6 sessions

Spiritual Growth and the Enneagram

at One Spirit Learning Alliance -

Spiritual Growth and the Enneagram : Nine Deep Soul Meditations Join Robert Holden and Deborah Egerton on a deep 3-day dive into the timeless wisdom of the Enneagram to help you experience practical growth and transformation.  In this workshop, Robert and Deborah will guide you on a meditative exploration through...

Friday Mar 12th, 10am - 5pm Eastern Time

  (3 sessions)
$310

3 sessions

Video Game Writing Level I: 3 Week Intensive

at Gotham Writers' Workshop -

Video games have exploded into our culture (sometimes literally), earning double the annual revenue of movies. They have also become wondrously diverse, ranging from shoot em’ ups like Call of Duty to sophisticated stories like Bioshock Infinite to offbeat indie games. Simple ideas like “avoid ghosts” have evolved into complex storytelling not...

Tuesday Apr 6th, 12am - 11:45pm Eastern Time

  (2 sessions)
$190

2 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. 

No upcoming schedules
$125

4 sessions

The Human Condition

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

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

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