Shimer Great Books Reunion

Join fellow Shimerians at the Shimer Reunion during the day on Saturday, September 28. Be sure to also register for the Reunion Celebration on Saturday evening. Registration coming soon!

Saturday, September 28
Seybert Hall, 208 N. Loomis St.
Cost is $10 and includes the following: 

10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Wentz Concert Hall Lobby

Campus Tours /Trolley Tours
10 a.m. - Noon
Wentz Concert Hall Lobby

Noon - 2 p.m.
Rall House Lawn

Seminars (To sign up for a Shimer Seminar, contact Stuart Patterson at or at 630-637-5487)
2 - 3:15 p.m.
Shimer Classrooms

Eileen Buchanan, Sexy Poems
David Shiner, Stoic Sorites
Stuart Patterson, The Newly Revised Shimer Curriculum
Albert Fernandez, The Rules of Jürgen Habermas for a Civil and Dialogal Society

Orange Horse
4 - 6 p.m., Seybert Hall

Reunion Celebration $40/person
Residential Hall/Recreation Center (Res/Rec), 440. S. Brainard St.

6 p.m. - 7 p.m. - Reception
7 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. - Outstanding Alumni Awards Presentation and Program
7:30 p.m. - 11 p.m. - Dinner and Dancing


Check in for Shimer Reunion at Seybert Hall, 208 N. Loomis Street. Parking available in campus lots and on city streets. Please obey all posted parking signs.