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Marvel Men: Directors Joe and Anthony Russo on Bringing Captain America to the Screen
Joe and Anthony Russo, directors of two entries in the Captain America film franchise, discuss their experience in transporting the adventures of the iconic superhero from the page to the screen and screen clips from their newest, Captain America: Civil War.
Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 6:45 PM
The Taming of the Bard: Understanding Shakespeare’s Problem Plays
4-Session Evening Course
Though his works have endured for 400 years, tastes and values change and not all of Shakespeare is easy to like. Tobias Gregory of The Catholic University of America examines five plays that pose questions of understanding for modern audiences.
Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 6:45 PM
LBJ’s Great Society: Possibilities and Limits of Visionary Politics
President Lyndon B. Johnson’s vision of a Great Society was breathtaking in its scope and dramatic in its impact, yet in many ways is remembered as a personal and political failure. Historian Randall B. Woods analyzes the unintended consequences of well-intentioned policy in America’s most ambitious—and controversial—domestic agenda since the New Deal.
Tuesday, May 10, 2016 - 6:45 PM
Deciphering the Obelisk: A 19th-Century Obsession Helps Break the Hieroglyphic Code
The beauty and mystery of ancient obelisks captivated 19th-century Europe and America. Egyptologist Bob Brier reveals how “obelisk fever” also helped unlock the secrets of the hieroglyphs carved into these monuments.
Tuesday, May 17, 2016 - 6:45 PM
How Did Zen Become Zen?
Charles Jones of The Catholic University of America follows Zen’s path from its 6th-century beginnings within Chinese Buddhism though the many stages of religious and philosophical development that shaped its now-familiar form.
Tuesday, May 24, 2016 - 6:45 PM