UDLLI Special Seminars
NEW: How Do Women Do It?
How do women do it? We will learn about five “different” women and the man one of them made possible.
The works include: Sister Carrie by Theodore Dreiser, The Long Loneliness by Dorothy Day and the Personal Memoirs of Ulysses S. Grant. The fourth work will be revealed on the first day of class for a bonus no-homework conversation. Each of these works stimulates different questions about the roles women choose and how they can gain the power to preform those roles as they would.
Monday, September 9 - Thursday, September 12
12:30–3 p.m. at River Campus
Required Texts: Sister Carrie by Theodore Dreiser, The Long Loneliness by Dorothy Day and the Personal Memoirs of Ulysses S. Grant. All three texts are widely available and can often (but not always) be found in libraries. Participants may also look for the texts at online retailers such as amazon.com or ebay.com; it is wise to begin shopping for the Day and Grant texts early in order to find them at reasonable prices.
Preparation: Participants should read all the books before the seminar first meets, since there is inadequate time to read the works between sessions. Nevertheless, those who cannot finish them beforehand should feel free to attend anyway.
Frank Henninger has spent decades looking for ways we can learn about and from cultures that are distinct from ours due to geography or time — or both. He has taught many UDLLI seminars over the past years.