Shimer Great Books Reunion
Join fellow Shimerians at the Shimer Reunion during the day on Saturday, October 27. Register today! Be sure to also register for the Reunion Celebration on Saturday evening.
Saturday, October 27
Seybert Hall, 208 N. Loomis St.
Cost is $10 and includes the following:
11 - 11:30 a.m.
Campus/Shimer Classrooms Tour
Noon - 2 p.m., Rall House Lawn
Seminars (To sign up for a Shimer Seminar, contact Stuart Patterson at firstname.lastname@example.org or at 630-637-5487)
2 - 3:15 p.m.
Eileen Buchanan will lead a discussion on four poems by women. Poems will be distributed by email
David Shiner will lead a discussion on the "Hymn to Zeus" by Cleanthes. The text can be accessed here.
Aron Dunlap will lead a discussion on Gwendolyn Brooks' poem "Kitchenette Building" and "The Mother" from A Street in Bronzeville. Poems will be distributed by email
Harold Stone will lead a discussion on "The Unanswered Questions" by Charles Ives with commentary by Leonard Bernstein. The music can be found here.
Dedication of Eric Nicholson S'72 Lounge
3:30 p.m., Seybert Hall
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.