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Emory Williams Lectures in the Liberal Arts

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The Voluntary Core Curriculum, a new initiative at Emory University under the aegis of the Program in Democracy and Citizenship, offers a coherent and linked group of courses on the Western tradition, which address a series of major questions that have traditionally been at the center of a liberal arts education. In addition to taking Great Works courses, students who participate in the program also have access to a guest lecture series featuring distinguished outside experts and writers as well

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On the Parthenon

Joan Connelly, Professor of Classics at Bryn Mawr College, gives a talk entitled "On the Parthenon" (October 28, 2015). Connelly was awarded a MacArthur Foundation fellowship for her work in Greek art, myth, and religion. Her new book, "The Parthenon Enigma," won the Phi Beta Kappa Society’s Ralph Waldo Emerson Award for 2015. It was named a Notable Book of the Year by the New York Times Book Review, one of the year’s Top Ten Works of Nonfiction by the Daily Beast, and one of the Best Books in A

56 MIN2018 JAN 4
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On the Parthenon

Shakespeare and the Problem of Heroism

The Emory Williams Lecture Series in the Liberal Arts

48 MIN2018 JAN 4
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Shakespeare and the Problem of Heroism

Music as a Mirror

Emory Williams Lecture Series in the Liberal Arts

54 MIN2018 JAN 4
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Music as a Mirror

The Bible and Plagiarism: Repurposing the Stories of Old

Emory Williams Lecture Series in the Liberal Arts

44 MIN2018 JAN 4
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The Bible and Plagiarism: Repurposing the Stories of Old

Did America's Founding Fathers Intend to Separate Church from State?

Emory Williams Lecture Series in the Liberal Arts

49 MIN2018 JAN 4
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Did America's Founding Fathers Intend to Separate Church from State?

'Goodness Gracious! Anybody Hurt?' How a Great Work Can Be a Time Bomb in Your Life

James Tatum, Aaron Lawrence Professor of Classics, Emeritus, Dartmouth College, gives a talk entitled "'Goodness Gracious! Anybody Hurt?' How a Great Work Can Be a Time Bomb in Your Life. "(April 8, 2015) The Emory Williams Lecture Series in the Liberal Arts has been made possible by a generous gift from Mr. Emory Williams (Emory College '32 and Trustee Emeritus, Emory University). http://college.emory.edu/home/academic/voluntary-core-program/lectures/

48 MIN2018 JAN 4
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'Goodness Gracious! Anybody Hurt?' How a Great Work Can Be a Time Bomb in Your Life

Teaching an Old Dog New Tricks: Reading History and Machiavelli's Prince in Middle Age

Emory Williams Lecture Series in the Liberal Arts

32 MIN2018 JAN 4
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Teaching an Old Dog New Tricks: Reading History and Machiavelli's Prince in Middle Age

Thomas Hobbes and the State of Nature

The Emory Williams Lecture Series in the Liberal Arts

47 MIN2018 JAN 4
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Thomas Hobbes and the State of Nature

My Great Books

Emory Williams Lecture Series in the Liberal Arts

57 MIN2018 JAN 4
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My Great Books

Two Concepts of Dignity

Emory Williams Lecture Series in the Liberal Arts

62 MIN2018 JAN 4
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Two Concepts of Dignity

Latest Episodes

On the Parthenon

Joan Connelly, Professor of Classics at Bryn Mawr College, gives a talk entitled "On the Parthenon" (October 28, 2015). Connelly was awarded a MacArthur Foundation fellowship for her work in Greek art, myth, and religion. Her new book, "The Parthenon Enigma," won the Phi Beta Kappa Society’s Ralph Waldo Emerson Award for 2015. It was named a Notable Book of the Year by the New York Times Book Review, one of the year’s Top Ten Works of Nonfiction by the Daily Beast, and one of the Best Books in A

56 MIN2018 JAN 4
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On the Parthenon

Shakespeare and the Problem of Heroism

The Emory Williams Lecture Series in the Liberal Arts

48 MIN2018 JAN 4
Comments
Shakespeare and the Problem of Heroism

Music as a Mirror

Emory Williams Lecture Series in the Liberal Arts

54 MIN2018 JAN 4
Comments
Music as a Mirror

The Bible and Plagiarism: Repurposing the Stories of Old

Emory Williams Lecture Series in the Liberal Arts

44 MIN2018 JAN 4
Comments
The Bible and Plagiarism: Repurposing the Stories of Old

Did America's Founding Fathers Intend to Separate Church from State?

Emory Williams Lecture Series in the Liberal Arts

49 MIN2018 JAN 4
Comments
Did America's Founding Fathers Intend to Separate Church from State?

'Goodness Gracious! Anybody Hurt?' How a Great Work Can Be a Time Bomb in Your Life

James Tatum, Aaron Lawrence Professor of Classics, Emeritus, Dartmouth College, gives a talk entitled "'Goodness Gracious! Anybody Hurt?' How a Great Work Can Be a Time Bomb in Your Life. "(April 8, 2015) The Emory Williams Lecture Series in the Liberal Arts has been made possible by a generous gift from Mr. Emory Williams (Emory College '32 and Trustee Emeritus, Emory University). http://college.emory.edu/home/academic/voluntary-core-program/lectures/

48 MIN2018 JAN 4
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'Goodness Gracious! Anybody Hurt?' How a Great Work Can Be a Time Bomb in Your Life

Teaching an Old Dog New Tricks: Reading History and Machiavelli's Prince in Middle Age

Emory Williams Lecture Series in the Liberal Arts

32 MIN2018 JAN 4
Comments
Teaching an Old Dog New Tricks: Reading History and Machiavelli's Prince in Middle Age

Thomas Hobbes and the State of Nature

The Emory Williams Lecture Series in the Liberal Arts

47 MIN2018 JAN 4
Comments
Thomas Hobbes and the State of Nature

My Great Books

Emory Williams Lecture Series in the Liberal Arts

57 MIN2018 JAN 4
Comments
My Great Books

Two Concepts of Dignity

Emory Williams Lecture Series in the Liberal Arts

62 MIN2018 JAN 4
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Two Concepts of Dignity