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2010-2011 Overview and Theme
Executive Seminars Overview
St. John’s College Executive Seminars aim to address fundamental questions of the human condition through a close reading and discussion of timeless great works of literature, philosophy, and political discourse. Faculty members, called tutors, meet with about 20 participants once a month for 90 minutes to discuss one of these enduring texts. The seminar discussion is exploratory; no previous knowledge of the author, text, or subject is required and participants refer only to books the group has read together. The tutors do not set an agenda of topics to be covered.
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Although many people know Hagerstown for its place in history, with nearby Antietam National Battlefield and other Civil War battles including the Battle of Hagerstown in July of 1863, they will be surprised to discover its rich cultural scene. The Washington County Museum is located in scenic City Parks and boasts an outstanding permanent collection with an active schedule of exhibitions, concerts, lectures, films and specials events for all ages.
Additionally, the Maryland Theater also serves as home to the Maryland Symphony Orchestra, which has become a significant regional force. The streets come alive with the Western Maryland Blues Festival in the summer, and many other events make Hagerstown a must see, and do, location. Read the rest of this entry »