Delve Readers Seminars

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    Delve Seminar – Spring 2018: Embolden Your Reading

    $140.00

    **NEW SPRING 2018 DELVE READERS SEMINAR** Wednesdays, May 2-23, 2018 6:30 p.m.–8:30 p.m. Guide: Sara Guest, Tuition: $140 We’ve heard many times that writers ought to write what they know. To some degree this is true of reading also–it makes sense…

  • DELVE-Spring 2018: Refugees and Storytelling: Mohsin Hamid’s Exit West

    $185.00

    **UNIQUE FOUR-WEEK SEMINAR STRUCTURE** Sunday, April 22, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. (seminar meeting at Literary Arts) Sunday, April 29, from 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. (a “field trip” to Portland Art Museum’s “Common Ground” photography exhibit by Fazal Sheikh) Thursday, May 3, Thursday, from 6:30-8:30 p.m.…

  • DELVE Seminar – Roberto Bolaño: State/Art/Violence

    $210.00

    WINTER-SPRING 2018 DELVE READERS SEMINAR Date: Mondays, March 5–April 9, 2018 Time: 6:30 p.m. –8:30 p.m. Guide: Benjamin M. Ficklin, Tuition: $210 The fiction of Roberto Bolaño challenges political authority, identity constructs, and the preconceptions of prosaic formatting. The novels The…

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    DELVE Seminar – Say My Name: Breaking Bad

    $105.00

    WINTER-SPRING 2018 DELVE READERS SEMINAR Date: Mondays, February 26 & March 26 & April 23, 2018 (three meetings) Time: 6:30 p.m.–8:30 p.m. Guide: Trevor Dodge, Tuition: $105 What’s in a name? Find out in this first-of-its-kind offering, wherein Delvers will watch…

  • DELVE Seminar – Shakespeare’s Complicated Romances

    $210.00

    WINTER-SPRING 2018 DELVE READERS SEMINAR Wednesdays, February 14–March 21, 2018 6:30 p.m. –8:30 p.m. Guide: Joanna Stein, Tuition: $210 It’s a commonplace that the difference between comedy and tragedy is that the former ends with a wedding, the latter with most…

  • DELVE Seminar – The Sonnet

    $140.00

    WINTER-SPRING 2018 DELVE READERS SEMINAR Date: Wednesdays, April 4–April 25, 2018 (four meetings) Time: 6:30 p.m.–8:30 p.m. Guide: Lucas Bernhardt, Tuition: $140   Fourteen, a sonneteer thy praises sings; What magic myst’ries in that number lie! Your hen hath fourteen eggs…

  • DELVE Seminar – Thomas Pynchon: Against the Day

    $210.00

    WINTER-SPRING 2018 DELVE READERS SEMINAR Date: Tuesdays, April 3–May 8, 2018 Time: 6:30 p.m.–8:30 p.m. Guide: Christopher Zinn, Tuition: $210 Published in 2006, Against the Day is the longest and most ambitious novel by one of our most important writers. Set…

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    DELVE Seminar – To Think Through Things: Writers and Artists on the Human Experience

    $225.00

    WINTER-SPRING 2018 DELVE READERS SEMINAR Date: Thursdays, April 12–May 17, 2018 Time: 6:30 p.m.–8:30 p.m. Guide: Coleman Stevenson, Tuition: $225 This seminar meets at the Portland Art Museum. This Delve Seminar meanders through museum galleries and pages of books, exploring commonalities…

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    SOLD OUT—DELVE: War, Memory, Imperialism–Viet Thanh Nguyen

    $175.00

    Saturdays, January  27-February 3 and April 21-28, 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. (four class meetings) (plus tie-in events: OPB’s Vietnam: A Conversation with Ken Burns and Lynn Novice on July 24, 2017 and Portland Arts & Lectures event featuring Viet Thanh Nguyen on May 8,…