Core | Reexplore mixes seminar class discussions with social engagement and intellectual outings to cultivate rich conversation and an immersive learning experience. From Monday through Friday, participants will enjoy three daily seminars with faculty. Classes will be discussion-based and follow a syllabus.
To maintain the quality of discussion and dialogue, seats are limited to 26. All attendees are expected to participate in the full course, including city excursions, in order to ensure an immersive intellectual and social experience for all participants.
The class will gather from Monday - Friday from 9:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m., in three seminar sessions. Morning sessions will be led by our two lead faculty, while each afternoon session will be led by guest faculty. Afternoons and evenings will include social and cultural activities and free time to enjoy campus and the city. More information on the activities can be found on the Activities tab.
The following editions are recommended by our faculty for this course:
Sophocles, Oedipus Rex and Antigone, both in Sophocles I (The Complete Greek Tragedies), ed. David Grene, Richmond Lattimore, Mark Griffith and Glenn W. Most (Chicago: Univ. of Chicago Press, 2013, third edition).
Shakespeare, King Lear, ed. Stephen Orgel (New York: Penguin, 1999).
Henrik Ibsen, Hedda Gabler, in Ibsen, Four Major Plays, trans James McFarlane and Jens Arup (Oxford Univ Press, ).
Euripides, The Bacchae, in Euripedes V (The Complete Greek Tragedies), ed. David Grene, Richmond Lattimore, Mark Griffith and Glenn W. Most (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2013, third edition).
Arthur Miller, Death of a Salesman (New York: Penguin, 1977).