2019 Classical Book Discussion Series with Ori Soltes, PhD

West End Library

2019 Classical Book Discussion Series with Ori Soltes, PhD

Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019 (All day)

The West End Library Friends Present
The 2019 Ori Soltes Classical Book Discussion Series

First Person Under Pressure: Autobiography in Times of Catastrophe

This scholarly series is designed to challenge and inspire.
Please come prepared for engaging lectures and conversation led by acclaimed professor Ori Soltes, who will return to the West End Neighborhood Library to continue this ongoing series; much to the delight of area residents and library patrons.

Jan 16      Vincent van Gogh: Dear Theo
Feb 13      Robert Graves: Goodbye to All That
Mar 13      Elie Wiesel: Night
Apr 24      Christopher de Bellaigue: In the Rose Garden of the Martyrs
May 15     Philip Roth: Patrimony
 
Ori Z Soltes has spent a lifetime wrestling with questions that resonate through the history of the human experience. His dynamic teaching, lecturing, curating and writing reflect a broad series of interests and a unique ability to combine them in unusual ways that are thought-provoking and both challenging and intellectually exciting.
 
He currently teaches theology, philosophy and art history at Georgetown University. He has also taught across diverse disciplines for many years at The Johns Hopkins University, Cleveland State University, Case Western Reserve University, Siegel College in Cleveland, and other colleges and universities.
 
Dr. Soltes has lectured at dozens of museums across the country, including the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the National Gallery of Art, the Smithsonian Institution, the Art Institute of Chicago and the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.
 
Please see library staff for assistance with the reading materials, which are available upon request.
All gatherings are from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in the West End Library Conference Room or Large Meeting Room.

Add to Calendar 16-01-2019 00:00:00 16-01-2019 01:00:00 2019 Classical Book Discussion Series with Ori Soltes, PhD The West End Library Friends Present The 2019 Ori Soltes Classical Book Discussion Series First Person Under Pressure: Autobiography in Times of Catastrophe.  This scholarly series is designed to challenge and inspire. Please come prepared for engaging lectures and conversation led by acclaimed professor Ori Soltes, who will return to the West End Neighborhood Library to continue this ongoing series; much to the delight of area residents and library patrons. Jan 16      Vincent van Gogh: Dear Theo Feb 13      Robert Graves: Goodbye to All That Mar 13      Elie Wiesel: Night Apr 24      Christopher de Bellaigue: In the Rose Garden of the Martyrs May 15     Philip Roth: Patrimony   Ori Z Soltes has spent a lifetime wrestling with questions that resonate through the history of the human experience. His dynamic teaching, lecturing, curating and writing reflect a broad series of interests and a unique ability to combine them in unusual ways that are thought-provoking and both challenging and intellectually exciting.   He currently teaches theology, philosophy and art history at Georgetown University. He has also taught across diverse disciplines for many years at The Johns Hopkins University, Cleveland State University, Case Western Reserve University, Siegel College in Cleveland, and other colleges and universities.   Dr. Soltes has lectured at dozens of museums across the country, including the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the National Gallery of Art, the Smithsonian Institution, the Art Institute of Chicago and the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.   Please see library staff for assistance with the reading materials, which are available upon request. All gatherings are from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in the West End Library Conference Room or Large Meeting Room. false DD/MM/YYYY