The Seminar Book Club
What's between a book club and a seminar? We invite you to join our group of literary enthusiasts and find out!
Join us in celebrating our book club as it turns 1 year old!
The Seminar Book Club meets once a month in the Big Red Tap and Grill. Serious fiction or non-fiction, both classics and newer works, will be chosen for literary and intellectual merit. Each book will be chosen by a "seminar leader" who will then lead the discussion.
Meenakshi Chakraverti, Club member and Cornell PhD in social anthropology, will play the role of seminar leader for the first book or two. Once the book club gets going, she would welcome volunteers to take on the role of seminar leader for further books and discussions. The seminar leader will prepare to lead and deepen a discussion and is invited to send additional articles that raise good questions or provide additional perspectives on the material of the book.
Plan to meet up in the Big Red Tap & Grill, get a drink (and some food if you want!), and talk about the book, pushing both intellectual inquiry and having fun!
February 2023: The people who attended the January Seminar Book Club meeting decided to read A Short History of Tractors in Ukranian by Marina Lewycka. The discussion will be lead by Member Matt Hill.