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Online Seminar Series

Ocean and Underworld –
Selections from The Aeneid by Virgil

Saturday, January 30, 2021

What mysteries are hidden underwater and deep in the underworld? Will one who explores these realms discover ancestors, gods, monsters,… or even oneself? This series will consider the ocean and the underworld as depicted in these classic literary texts. 

January 30 reading:
Virgil, Aeneid – Books 3, 4, 5, 6

Future Readings in the Series:

Dante, Inferno (selections)

Cervantes, Don Quixote – The Cave of Montesinos
Shakespeare, The Tempest
Melville, Moby Dick (selections)
Gabriel Garcia Marquez, The Handsomest Drowned Man in the World
T.S. Eliot, The Wasteland


12:00-2:00PM PST


Elizabeth Reyes


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