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Summer 2021 Faculty Seminars

BOLLI offers seminars led by Brandeis faculty members in the summer and winter months.

Registration for summer 2021 seminars opens on Friday, May 7th at 9:00am. Registration is first come, first served. Need help registering? Please contact Nicole Grant at 781-736-2992 or nicolegrant@brandeis.edu.

All times are Eastern Time.

Pricing

Spring/Summer Seasonal Members or Summer/Fall Seasonal Members: $185
Annual Members: $125
General Public: $250
Spring 2021 or Summer 2021 Trial Members: $250

Hamnet: A Novel of the Plague

Hamnet

 

 

 

 

 

Billy Flesch, Professor of English at Brandeis

Section 1: Monday, June 14 - Friday, June 18, 9:30am-12:15pm 

Section 2: Monday, June 21 - Friday, June 25, 9:30am-12:15pm 

Click here for more information.

Please read Hamnet by Maggie O'Farrell to prepare for the seminar.

Register for Section 1 here.

Register Section 2 here. SECTION 2 IS CURRENTLY FULL.

*If you are already a member, please use your personalized link to receive the discounted price.

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Mozart: Man, Myth, Legacy

Mozart

 

 

 

 

Gil Harel, PhD

Section 1: Monday, July 12- Friday, July 16, 9:30am-12:15pm 

Section 2: Monday, July 19 - Friday, July 23, 9:30am-12:15pm  

For more information, click here.

Register for Section 1 here.

Register for Section 2 here.

*If you are already a member, please use your personalized link to receive the discounted price.

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A Night at the Opera for All Comers

Opera

 

 

 

 

 

Gil Harel, PhD

Section 1: Monday, August 9- Friday, August 13, 9:30am-12:15pm 

Section 2: Monday, August 16 - Friday, August 20, 9:30am-12:15pm  

For more information, click here.

Register for Section 1 here.

Register for Section 2 here.

*If you are already a member, please use your personalized link to receive the discounted price.

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A Sample of Past Brandeis Faculty Seminars:

Winter 2021

A Midsummer's Night Dream
Billy Flesch, Professor of English at Brandeis

The Rise of the Virtuoso
Gil Harel, PhD

Summer 2020

The Great Gatsby
Billy Flesch, Professor of English at Brandeis

The Plot Against America
Billy Flesch, Professor of English at Brandeis

Music in the Theater: From Madama Butterfly to Wicked
Gil Harel, PhD

The Birth of the Musical Baroque: From Vivaldi and Corelli to Handel and Bach
Gil Harel, PhD

Winter 2019/2020

Shakespeare's Coriolanus and Political Tragedy
Billy Flesch, Professor of English at Brandeis

The Music and the Nations: European Legacies 
Gil Harel, PhD

Summer 2019

To Kill a Mockingbird: After Sixty Years

Billy Flesch, Professor of English at Brandeis

Mighty and Immeasurable Beethoven

Gil Harel, Ph.D.

Winter 2019

Sex, Lies and Literature: Measure for Measure

Billy Flesch, Professor of English at Brandeis

Barber and Beyond: The Poetic Muse in 20th Century American Music

Georgia Luikens, Brandeis Lecturer

Summer 2018

Phil Roth and The Art of the Scam

Billy Flesch, Professor of English at Brandeis

Mozart: The Burden and Gift of Genius

Gil Harel, Ph.d.

Winter 2018:

The First Henry IV play:  Encountering the Great Falstaff

Billy Flesch, Professor of English at Brandeis

The World of Johann Sebastian Bach: Music and Purpose in the Baroque Period

Gil Harel, Ph.d.

Summer 2017:

Bogart at His Best: The Maltese Falcon and Casablanca

Billy Flesch, Professor of English at Brandeis

The Artist as Hero: Music and Society in the European 19th Century

Gil Harel, Ph.d.

Justice in Jewish and Christian Scriptures

Jamie Bryson, Near Eastern & Judaic Studies Instructor

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If I drop out of a Brandeis Faculty Seminar, may I expect a refund or a credit toward a future seminar?

You may request a refund of your seminar fee up until the Thursday before the beginning of the seminar.  After that time, no refunds will normally be available. In extraordinary circumstances, e.g. related to serious illness, please contact the Director at bollidirector@brandeis.edu.

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