Monthly Archives: December 2009

Slow Art Literary Tour

Attached is the Slow Art Literary tour guide for the New York Metropolitan Museum of Art. This guide is not meant to be sold or used to raise money. Thanks to the Met for providing such a wonderful museum including the treasures in the Ancient Nea… Continue reading

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Art Garfunkel is on a reading odyssey too

Art Garfunkel is on a reading odyssey too.If you are interested in what he has read, then you can visit his website where he’s posted the more than 1,000 books he’s read since 1968. You can browse year-by-year so you can see that in 1968 Art Garfu… Continue reading

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Sean Carroll webcast

The full video from Professor Sean Carroll’s wonderful lecture, “Making of the Fittest”, for the Darwin150 fall 2009 lecture series is now available online.Please share this terrific lecture with colleagues, students, friends and family. Video: ht… Continue reading

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We had a great call last night discussing Chapters 6 & 14 of Origin of Species! Unfortunately, I forgot to start the recording at the beginning, of the chat, so I’ve attached a copy of my notes from the call and the partial recording (we pick up d… Continue reading

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Homer-1 Audio Recording December 7 2009 Books 17-24

Here’s the audio recording for the Homer-1 Books 17-24 call. Listen online or download the mp3 file and listen to it as a podcast on your ipod. Continue reading

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Homer-2 December 2009 Books 17-24 audio recording

Here’s the audio for our conference call on December 7, 2009 to discuss the final books of Homer’s “Odyssey.” A very enjoyable discussion, and a great way to wrap up an enjoyable read. Thanks to all of you! -Pat Continue reading

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The Underworld and Justice in Homer

Hi Andre, I had a question not directly related to the Odyssey story, but when I was reading over the glossary of names in the back of the book, I came upon Rhadamanthus who was granted eternal life in the Elysian fields because he was a fair king… Continue reading

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