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April 2017

SP17-15 GREAT BOOKS

April 25 @ 9:00 AM - 10:20 AM
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Tuesday, repeating until April 25, 2017

Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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Tuesdays: 9-10:20 a.m. 8 Sessions: March 7-April 25 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Charles Sprandel Method: Shared inquiry discussion allows everyone to read and enjoy great works of literature. Discussion is based on the text at hand and only that text. Material: We will read selections from the text Great Conversations #5 available online. Assignments: Read assigned selections prior to each class meeting. For the first class, please read the selection Hekabe by Euripides. Additional readings this term will be: John Keats—selected…

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SP17-22 VISIONS OF THE FUTURE IN LITERATURE

April 25 @ 1:00 PM - 2:20 PM
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Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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Tuesdays: 1-2:20 p.m. 6 Sessions: March 21-April 25 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Rob Kirby Utopias conjure images of perfect futures, but sometimes an evil twin pops up instead. Writers comment on society by describing future worlds taken to extremes, sometimes good, sometimes bad. This course concentrates on modern British and American short novels and short stories that deal in these best and worst-case scenarios. For the first class, come ready to discuss George Orwell’s classic novel Nineteen Eighty-Four. In subsequent classes,…

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SP17-34 SHORT STORIES: THE GEMS OF LITERATURE

April 26 @ 11:00 AM - 12:20 PM
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Wednesday, repeating until April 26, 2017

Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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Wednesdays 11 a.m.-12:20 p.m. 8 Sessions: March 8-April 26 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Diane Browne-Sterdt Well-written short stories are the gems of literature . . . small powerhouses of compelling characters, moral imperatives, and psychological richness. They draw the reader right in and deliver a jolt, quietly or dramatically, at their conclusions. Classics and contemporary stories will be discussed. The proximity of despair and joy, the vulnerability and power of women, the search for inner freedom in men, and the mystery…

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SP17-35 ON THE ROAD AGAIN WITH KEROUAC

April 26 @ 1:00 PM - 2:20 PM
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until April 26, 2017

Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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Wednesdays: 1-2:20 p.m. 8 Sessions: March 8-April 26 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Kurt Landefeld Jack Kerouac was an off-beat American novelist and poet and is considered a pioneer of the Beat Generation. This class explores Kerouac’s writing, his times, and his impact on contemporary and future writers, using the books On the Road (1957 edition), Dharma Bums, and Visions of Gerard, each by Kerouac. In addition, the poetry of Allen Ginsberg, Gary Snyder, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, and others who were part of…

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SP17-51 RCLLA LIFELONG LEARNING ACADEMY BOOK CLUB

April 27 @ 1:00 PM - 2:20 PM
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Thursday, repeating until April 27, 2017

Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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Thursdays: 1-2:20 p.m. 8 Sessions: March 9-April 27 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Anne Arsenault Want to have fun reading current fiction? In this study group, we will read a novel every two weeks, or four per term. The first book for this term is The Noise of Time by Julian Barnes. The next three books will be chosen by the group. Each book will be thoroughly discussed in a roundtable format. Texts are available locally and through online vendors.

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May 2017

SU17-07 GREAT BOOKS

May 9 @ 9:00 AM - 10:20 AM
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Tuesday, repeating until June 27, 2017

Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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SU17-07 GREAT BOOKS Tuesdays: 9-10:20 a.m. 8 Sessions: May 9-June 27 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Charles Sprandel Method: Shared inquiry discussion allows everyone to read and enjoy great works of literature. Discussion is based on the text at hand and only that text. Material: We will read selections from the text, Great Conversations #5 available on line. Assignments: Read assigned selections prior to each class. For the first class, please read the selection Hell Screen by Ryunosuke Akutagawa. Additional readings this…

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SU17-12 SUMMER BOOK CLUB

May 9 @ 11:00 AM - 12:20 PM
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Tuesday, repeating until June 13, 2017

Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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NEW SU17-12 SUMMER BOOK CLUB Tuesdays: 11 a.m.-12:20 p.m. 6 Sessions: May 9-June 13 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM JoAnn Spiegel Summer is the best time to find comfort in reading for pleasure. Whether spending the day under an umbrella at the beach or curling up in a favorite chair in front of a fan, read the chosen book and then join us as we keep the RCLLA Book Club up and running. The selected books for May and June are A…

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