Three questions from “I don’t know”: Conversation with John Riley and Gary Schoepfel

Three questions from “I don’t know”: Conversation with John Riley and Gary Schoepfel

Today Classical Pursuits talks with friends of many years John Riley and Gary Schoepfel, who are leading our upcoming seminar Understanding Conservatism: The Search for Shared Beliefs. All affiliations welcome! Our agenda is simple: working together toward true understanding. In John and Gary’s view, this will make us more patient, […]

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Richard Wright’s Unflinching Eye

Richard Wright’s Unflinching Eye

Today Classical Pursuits talks with John Riley, who is leading our upcoming seminar on two short story collections by the hugely influential Richard Wright. Largely self-taught, Wright became part of the Federal Writer’s Project in 1932. The success of Uncle Tom’s Children (1938) led to a Guggenheim Fellowship that helped […]

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