Talking About Books/Talking About Films
Dr. Mark Schenker is undoubtedly one of our most popular book and film discussion leaders. A gifted teacher and speaker, Dr. Schenker has been bringing both film and literature to life for more than 10 years at the Fairfield Public Library. He is a Senior Associate Dean at Yale College and Dean of Academic Affairs.
To find out if we have Dr. Schenker scheduled for our next set of events, you can call us at (203) 256-3160 or check our online calendar: http://bit.ly/krRSDM
September 2016 — 20th Century Short Stories.
Copies of A Wilderness Station:Selected Stories: 1968-1994 can be found at the Fairfield Main and Fairfield Woods Branch libraries. The short story we are reading is A Wilderness Station and is on page 604 of this anthology.
Reprints of Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been and People Like That Are the Only People Here are available in both libraries as reprints and are also available online:
Where Are You Going, Where Have Your Been, Joyce Carol Oates
People LikeThat Are the Only People Here, Lorrie Moore
Podcasts, which are recordings of the lectures, are available here.
|Autumn 05||Spring 07||Spring 09||Autumn 2011||Spring 2014|
|Coming Home||Imagined Women||Trauma and Transcendence||Literature and Life||How to Read a Film: Billy Wilder|
|Thousand Acres||Pride and Prejudice||Handmaid's Tale||Greeks Bearing Gifts||Double Indemnity|
|Shipping News||Madame Bovary||Beloved||When in Rome||Sunset Boulevard|
|Stone Diaries||Daisy Miller||Things They Carried||Monsters for their Times:||Stalag 17|
|Snow Falling on Cedars||Street Car Named Desire||Reader||Frankenstein and Dracula||Witness for the Prosecution|
|Spring 05||Autumn 07||Autumn 09|
|Mystery||Dubliners||Four Tragedies by Shakespeare||Films of Alfred Hitchcock|
|Nine Tailors||Spring 08||Othello||Strangers on a Train|
|Death in a Tenured Position||Vision and Re Vision||King Lear||Vertigo|
|Unnatural Exposure||Mrs. Dalloway||Hamlet||North by Northwest|
|Fall 06||Fall 08||Spring 2010||Autumn 2012|
|Banned Books||Inventing a Life- Memoir||Sonnets of William Shakespeare||The Iliad|
|Adventures of Huckleberry Finn||Memories of a Catholic Girlhood|
|Awakening||Woman Warrior||Autumn 2010||Spring 2013|
|Native Son||So Long, See you Tomorrow||Shakespeare:Major Comedies||How to Read a Film: Stanley Kubrick|
|Catcher in the Rye||Patrimony: A True Story||Midsummer Night's Dream|
|As You Like It||Autumn 2013|
|Twelfth Night||The Odyssey|