11 AM – 1 PM, Fridays, September 15 – October 13
Join veterans of all generations across America who are reading and discussing ancient texts about war and warriors: what faces them on the battlefield and at home. Dr. Lucinda Sloan leads a reading group on Homer’s Iliad and Odyssey and Sophocles’ Ajax, which are universal and timeless aids to share insights and experiences across generations.
Free, and open to the public.
Sept. 15 – Iliad: Achilles and the death of a loved comrade
Sept. 22 – Iliad: Achilles and Hector and revenge
Sept 29 – Odyssey: Odysseus and his trials in his return home
Oct. 6 – Odyssey: Odysseus and civilians and his wife
Oct. 13 – Odyssey: Ajax and blood lust and quilt