Twain, Irving & LeGuin: Piercing Complacency
These three classes examine Mark Twain’s “War Prayer,” a chapter from Washington Irving’s “History of New York,” and Ursula Le Guin’s “The Ones Who Walk Away from Omelas.” Using irony, satire, allegory, fantasy and thought experiment, Twain, Irving and Le Guin confront complacency regarding political and moral blindness that was common then and still is common today.
Leslie grew up in Grayslake, Illinois, but turned to Wisconsin for college. She graduated from Carroll College in 1976 with a double major in English and theatre education. For the next 13 years, she taught high school English in Grayslake. ... read more
Date: 3 Tue, Apr 19-May 3, 2022
Delivery Method: In-person With Livestream
Time: 10-11:15am CT
Location: UWM Hefter Conference Center or view on Canvas
Instructor: Leslie Babcox
Program Number: SPRI:152
Registration opens Tue, Jan 11, 2022.