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Course Description

In this course, we will read and discuss four books of extreme historical and cultural significance from different parts of the world. We will cover The Tale of the Bamboo Cutter from 9th or 10th century Japan, The Eloquent Peasant from Ancient Egypt, The Euthyphro by Plato from ancient Greece, and Martin Rivas by Alberto Blest Gana. Each class will be comprised of a lecture from the instructor followed by an open class discussion. Students will read approximately 20 pages each week.

Great Books from Around the World
Eric Chatterjee, Tufts Graduate Student
8 Fridays, 1:30pm - 3:30pm (3/29, 4/5, 4/12, 4/19, 4/26, 5/3, 5/10, 5/17)
Class will be held in-person on the Tufts Medford/Somerville campus.

Affiliated With:

University College