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Poetry and Poetics: An Introduction

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Brooklyn Institute for Social Research - Online Online, New York, New York 00000

What is poetry and what is it good for? These questions have long haunted practitioners and readers of this “beautiful and pointless” art, to quote the contemporary critic David Orr. But “beautiful and pointless” were not always the terms of the debate. On the contrary, these questions about what poetry is and what it does mean something profoundly...

Thursday Nov 19th, 6:30pm - 9:30pm Eastern Time

  (4 sessions)
$315

4 sessions

The Five Great Works of Fiction You Need to Read…Now

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at 92nd Street Y - Online Online Classroom, New York, New York 00000

This program is taking place remotely. If you have signed up, you will receive an email with details of how to access the program.  If we are able to offer an in-person version of this class in the coming months, we will contact you and make both options available to you. __________________ Join author Stephanie Rabinowitz for an exciting...

Thursday Dec 3rd, 12pm - 1pm Eastern Time

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Memoirs: Jewish Authors on Identity, Culture, Language

at 92nd Street Y - Upper East Side 1395 Lexington Ave, New York, New York 10128

Memoirists write their personal stories in a way that appeals to the emotions and experiences of their readers. Jewish memoirists Esther Amini, Angela Himsel, and Ilan Stavans will sit down with author Marcia Butler to talk about how they use the memoir format to express their identity and history.

Thursday Nov 19th, 7pm - 8pm Eastern Time

Creative Writing Weekly via Zoom

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at The Writing Studio - Hollywood Near the intersection of La Brea & Beverly Blvd, Los Angeles, California 90036

In this class, you will learn first and foremost that you can write—and write well! In fact you will surprise yourself by the work you’ll be producing. The class is designed to enhance your creativity, imagination and personal voice while also teaching the skills of creative writing—memoir and fiction. This is an ongoing...

Thursday Oct 22nd, 6:30pm - 9:30pm Pacific Time

  (4 sessions)
$160

4 sessions

Blow His Mind: Fellatio Workshop

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at RebaTheDiva's Sexpert Consultants - Online Online Classroom via Zoom, Washington, District of Columbia 00000

Due to COVID-19, all scheduled classes will be held Virtually. The perfect happy hour or after-brunch alternative, these workshops are a unique experience that is tastefully racy, fun, and educational! The Blow His Mind! Oral Sex Workshop helps participants learn the best techniques for giving mind-blowing fellatio, and quickly! No more achy jaws!...

Wednesday Oct 28th, 6:30pm - 8:30pm Eastern Time

How to Eat Cake: Cunnilingus 101 Workshop

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at RebaTheDiva's Sexpert Consultants - Online Online Classroom via Zoom, Washington, District of Columbia 00000

The How to Eat Cake: Cunnilingus Workshop is an oral sex workshop that helps participants learn their way around down there and discover the best techniques for giving toe-curling cunnilingus! Five Things You Need to Know About The Class: Class sizes are small and cover the female sexual anatomy, tools, tips, techniques and tricks. All participants...

Friday Nov 27th, 6pm - 8pm Eastern Time

On Wagner with Alex Ross

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at 92nd Street Y - Online Online Classroom, New York, New York 00000

How did Wagner’s art become a proving ground where the Western world has wrestled with its capacity for beauty and violence? For better or worse, Wagner is the most widely influential figure in the history of music. Artist like Woolf, Mann, Duncan and Buñuel saw him as a kindred spirit. Anarchists, occultists, feminists, and gay-rights pioneers...

Wednesday Oct 21st, 7pm - 8pm Eastern Time

Communities Under Capitalism: Meeting our Needs

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Think Olio - Online Online Class, New York, New York 00000

Full Course Name: Communities Under Capitalism: Meeting our Needs During Crisis When government fails to help us through times of crisis, how can we meet each other's daily needs and make sure our communities are taken care of? In the face of capitalism that often feels ruthless we must look to other forms of community care. These are the activities...

Monday Oct 26th, 7:30pm - 8:45pm Eastern Time

  (6 sessions)
$150

6 sessions

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The Human Condition

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Brooklyn Institute for Social Research - Brooklyn 68 Jay St, Brooklyn, New York 11201

What does it mean to be human in the world today? Hannah Arendt’s The Human Condition (1958) is a provocative treatise on what it means to live on earth and share the world in common. Her study, originally intended to be titled Amor Mundi (Love of the World), investigates the central activities of human life—labor, work, action—and their corresponding...

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$315

4 sessions

Great Short Novels

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at 92nd Street Y - Online Online Classroom, New York, New York 00000

Delve into some of the best short novels of the 20th century. Spend the first weeks of summer delving into some of the best short novels. 

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$125

4 sessions

Reading the Divided Self

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at 92nd Street Y - Online Online Classroom, New York, New York 00000

Join Colm Tóibín, celebrated author of Brooklyn and professor at Columbia University, for a course on three Irish writers and three American writers. The divided self and the delighted eye—this course explores the idea of internal tension in a text, literature in which there is an argument enfolding, an argument that animates the text; as well...

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$35

Understanding Loneliness: Literature, Philosophy,Theory

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Brooklyn Institute for Social Research - Online Online, New York, New York 00000

How are we to understand loneliness today? It appears that we are facing a mass epidemic of loneliness—one perhaps exacerbated by virological pandemic of COVID-19. Britain has appointed a Minister of Loneliness to counter rising rates of isolation. Approximately 20-43 percent of American adults over the age of 60 experience “frequent or intense...

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$315

4 sessions

Ovid’s Metamorphoses

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Brooklyn Institute for Social Research - Online Online, New York, New York 00000

Ovid begins his Metamorphoses, “My soul would speak of bodies changed into new forms,” and it is the great theme of physical transformation that unites the poem’s many myths: humans becomes animals and plants, and vice versa; humans becomes stones and constellations; and humans change their sex. No poem from antiquity has so influenced Western...

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$315

4 sessions

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Crisis and Capitalism

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Brooklyn Institute for Social Research - Murray Hill 275 Madison Ave St #2114, New York, New York 10016

Do capitalist societies have an inherent tendency toward economic, social, and political crises?  Political economists have, over the course of the past 250 years, offered different frameworks to understand the existence of crises within capitalism: from Adam Smith’s “general glut” (when production exceeds demand) to Marx’s belief that...

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$315

4 sessions

Reading

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Baruch College - CAPS - Murray Hill 10010

This course is designed to help students become more confident and proficient readers in English.  Students explore a variety of genres (websites, short stories, etc.) and reading skills (vocabulary-building, summarizing, critical thinking, etc.). Important: An ESL Placement Test score is required for all new students registering for this course.If...

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$203.75

6 sessions

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