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GUEST BLOG — Bridging the Gap Between Eastern and Western Perspectives on Art with Betty Ann Jordan

GUEST BLOG — Bridging the Gap Between Eastern and Western Perspectives on Art with Betty Ann Jordan

Dear friends, Each summer for ten years I’ve led a Classical Pursuits art appreciation seminar, but never have I been more excited than I am about this coming July. To promote cross-cultural dialogue, CP founder Ann Kirkland invited a number of us course leaders to address non-Western texts. I was […]

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GUEST POST — Exploring a Subtler Style of Music with Rick Phillips

GUEST POST — Exploring a Subtler Style of Music with Rick Phillips

Hello and welcome to Classical Pursuits 2014. I am Rick Phillips and I’ll be leading the seminar Impressionism in Music. I have been at Classical Pursuits for years now, and it’s a highlight of every summer. I’m really looking forward to this seminar. Perhaps it’s a crude analogy and a […]

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GUEST BLOG — Exploring the Dynamics of a Diaspora with Julia Zarankin

GUEST BLOG — Exploring the Dynamics of a Diaspora with Julia Zarankin

Dear All, I am very much looking forward to delving into the world of Caribbean literature, under the guidance of two masterful novels by prize-winning writers Jamaica Kincaid and Edwige Danticat. Here are a few tips to help in your reading and preparation for our discussions. Please make sure you’ve […]

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TORONTO PURSUITS — Come to the Global Party in July 2014

TORONTO PURSUITS — Come to the Global Party in July 2014

The movement of people and the exchange of ideas are more fluid than ever, and our easy access to the food, movies, news, music, and products of other countries can make our planet feel small, and give us the sense that we’re in tune with all of it. But when […]

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