The Missouri S&T Great Books Reading Group will meet to discuss some of the world’s great literature in sessions led by S&T faculty members. The reading group is free and open to all interested S&T students, staff and faculty. They will meet once a month, from 6:30-8:30 p.m., upstairs at the Public House Brewing Co. (those under 21 are welcome). Show up for as many sessions as you like, but please read the books for those sessions. Several titles are free online and inexpensive used copies are widely available. For more information, email Mike Bruening or Kate Drowne. Here’s the schedule:
- Sept. 12: Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein; session led by Dr. Dan Reardon, assistant professor of English and technical communication
- Oct. 10: George Orwell’s 1984; session led by Dr. Olivia Burgess, assistant teaching professor of English and technical communication
- Nov. 14: Erich Maria Remarque’s All Quiet on the Western Front; session led by Dr. Shannon Fogg, associate professor of history and political science
- February: Charlotte Brontë’s Jane Eyre; session led by Dr. Kris Swenson, professor of English and technical communication (date TBA)
- March: Willa Cather’s My Antonia; session led by Dr. Diana Ahmad, associate professor of history and political science (date TBA)
- April: Alexander Pushkin’s The Queen of Spades; session led by Dr. Irina Ivliyeva, assistant professor of arts, languages and philosophy (date TBA).