Delve Readers Seminars

  • Delve Spring 2020: Still and Unstill: Objects and Landscapes as Human Metaphors

    $220.00

    Thursdays, April 9 – May 14, 2020 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. (six sessions) Guide: Coleman Stevenson This Delve takes place at the Portland Art Museum and coincides with the exhibition Volcano!, which marks the 40th anniversary of the eruption of…

  • Delve Spring 2020: William Gaddis: The Recognitions

    $220.00

    Tuesdays, April 14-May 19,2020 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. (six sessions) Guide: Rick Comandich Before William Gaddis won the National Book Award for JR (1976) and A Frolic of His Own (1994), he wrote The Recognitions (1955), his ambitious debut novel.…

  • Delve Spring 2020: William James: Inventing an American Philosophy

    $220.00

    Sundays, April  19–May 24, 2020 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. (six sessions) Guide: Bennett Gilbert The philosophy of William James (1842–1910) has had world-wide influence, and yet it is in many ways an essentially American view of the nature and humanity.…

  • Delve Spring 2020: The essays of James Baldwin

    $220.00

    Wednesdays, May 20 – June 24, 2020 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Guide: Nicolas Buccola We will examine the essays of James Baldwin, the leading literary voice of the black freedom struggle. We will devote our first session to Baldwin’s early…