March 11, 2010

University Women's Club Presents The Power of Print

I received the following from Muriel Aboul-Atta

Six Tuesdays, April 13 to May 18, 2010
9:30-11:15 a.m.
University Women's Club
54 West Gate

Six More Books that Shaped the Western World

The Continuing Education Committee of the University Women's Club is pleased to present 6 scholars who will present lectures on books that have had an impact on our understanding of our world.

They will discuss what prompted the writing of the book, what the author had to say, its influence at the time it was written, and its continuing influence.

April 13 The Confessions of Saint Augustine
Dr. James Christie, Dean of Theology, University of Winnipeg

April 20 Marc Bloch, Strange Defeat: A Statement of Evidence Written
in 1940
(a classic in France and in historical debate)
Dr. Robert Young, History Department, U of Winnipeg

April 27 Crime and Punishment, Fyodor Dostoevsky
Dr. Myroslav Shkandrij, English Department, U of Manitoba

May 4 The Plays of William Shakespeare
Dr. Lloyd Siemens, English Department, U of Winnipeg (Retired)

May 11 The Great Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald
Dr. Luke Tromly, English Department, U of Manitoba

May 18 Pride and Prejudice, Jane Austen
Celine Kear, Past President of the Jane Austen Society of North
America; Founder of the Winnipeg Chapter of JASNA

This course is presented in cooperation with Creative Retirement Manitoba.

To register:
Janice MacDonald, Manager, University Women's Club
54 West Gate
Winnipeg MB R3C 2E1

$55 (Members)
$70 (non-members)
Payment must accompany registration.

Have a great day. How can you miss - you're in Winnipeg!

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