Provocative Poems on Authorship

Join us for a FREE Online Discussion of Metropolis: Wednesday, April 8, 2020 • 1:00 or 3:00 p.m. central time

Now more than ever, we need to get together and enjoy discussing great works of art. Metropolis, Fritz Lang’s towering science fiction landmark, unfolds in a stunningly imagined future in which the populace is divided between the workers, who labor underground, and the rich, who live in a lavish city of splendor.

Talking Service Comes to Louisville

We’re thrilled to announce a new Talking Service program in Louisville, Kentucky! Our friends at the Louisville Free Public Library and the Southwest ...

Listening and Learning: Discussing “Our Mutual Friend” with Classical Pursuits

Last month I spent fifteen hours, spread over five days, leading a group of thirteen people discussing a 151-year-old novel. And doing Dickens’ Our Mutual Friend for the Classical Pursuits program is number one on the list ...

Echoes of War: Supporting Veterans

Staff member Bill Siegel on his recent work at the Minnesota Humanities Center

Earlier this month, I was honored to represent the Great Books Foundation as a training instructor working in partnership with the ...