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Winter 2022-2023 Lecture Series

During the summer and winter terms, BOLLI offers its members complimentary lecture series led by distinguished scholar-teachers.

Winter 2022-2023 lectures will be offered on Zoom only. Please carefully read the description for information. All times are Eastern Time. 

 

Great Symphonies of the Western Canon with Gil Harel

Discover how the symphony was born and, in the hands of Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven, Brahms, Mahler and more, became a genre of unparalleled scope and expressivity.

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 symphonyphoto

Monday, December 19, 10:30am-12:00pm ET
Tuesday, December 20, 10:30am-12:00pm ET
Wednesday, December 21, 10:30am-12:00pm ET
Thursday, December 22, 10:30am-12:00pm ET
Friday, December 23, 10:30am-12:00pm ET

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Of Things Dying and New-Born: An Introduction to Shakespeare’s Winter’s Tale with Billy Flesch

The greatest of his late romances, The Winter’s Tale is Shakespeare at his most moving, showing what time does to love but also what love does to time.

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 winterstale

Monday, January 9, 10:30am - 12:00pm ET
Tuesday, January 10, 10:30am - 12:00pm ET
Wednesday, January 11, 10:30am - 12:00pm ET
Thursday, January 12, 10:30am - 12:00pm ET
Friday, January 13, 10:30am - 12:00pm ET

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How Poems Get Made with Jan Schreiber

Jan Schreiber reads his own poems and discusses sources and methods.

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 poetry

Thursday, January 12, 2:00pm - 3:30pm ET

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The US Constitution After Dobbs

A two-part conversation with Harvard and Yale Law Professors Ryan Doerfler and Sam Moyn

This program is brought to you thanks to the generosity of donors to the BOLLI American Political Tradition Fund.

 

The Constitution is Broken and What We Can Do About It with Ryan Doerfler

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Constitution Part 1


Monday February 6, 10:30am - 12:00pm ET

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Is the Constitution Really Broken? The Will of the People after Dobbs with Sam Moyn

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wethepeople


Monday February 13, 10:30am - 12:00pm ET

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