Literature and philosophy
reading groups and online courses
Focus on Depth
Explore the histories of a single topic, like time or magical realism, and trace the ways it influences thought and culture.
Focus on Breadth
Read Widely and Often
Read and digest authors and topics through slow and careful consideration of an entire body of work.
What We Offer
Browse our library of resources and join the conversation.
Who Are Our Participants?
All materials are presented in English, but participants read in languages such as German, Dutch, Spanish, Japanese, Romanian, and more. Our courses and reading groups require between 2-5 hours per week and appeal to both working and retired professionals.
Our online courses and reading groups are designed for life-long learners.
Our participants are typically graduate school material because of their intense curiosity. We have a mix of teachers, working professionals, and early retirees most of whom have earned their degree and want to pursue intellectual conversations outside of academia.
Watch lectures, explore reading guides, collect supplemental resources, and join the conversation.
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