This Week on the CiRCE Podcast Network
This week, CiRCE podcasts contemplated Marilynne Robinson's novel, Home, a proverb from Dante, Act I of The Merchant of Venice, the active life and the contemplative life, ways of adapting to the various needs of individual students, and a new CiRCE publication. Be sure to subscribe, rate, and review, wherever you like to listen to podcasts!
Home: Pages 1-50 - And suddenly your friendly neighborhood podcasters were on to a new adventure! In this episode, David and Heidi dive into Marilynne Robinson's novel, Home. They discuss the serious nature of her work, the complicated strcutures of the book, and the pathos at the core of the story.
Episode 37: The Best Part of the Trip - This week's proverb comes from Dante, that great Italian writer, who wrote, "if the will won't will, nothing can force it."
The Play’s the Thing
The Merchant of Venice: Act I - Join Tim, Heidi, and Sarah-Jane as they dive into Shakespeare's great play, The Merchant of Venice. In this episode, they discuss the character of Portia, Shylock's unnerving nature, a little of bit of context, and much more.
The Daily Poem
Friday, September 11: Billy Collins' "The Names"
Thursday, September 10: Mary Oliver's "Every Morning"
Wednesday, September 9: Elinor Wylie's "Wild Peaches"
Episode 11: Happiness and Contemplation - In this episode, Dr. Christopher Perrin contemplates the distinction between the active life and the contemplative life, and the necessary harmony between the two.
Ep. 62: How should I structure the day when students have multiple needs? - In this week's episode, Andrew Kern contemplates ways of adapting to the various needs of individual students, while also avoiding decision fatigue.
Talking the new "30 Poems to Memorize" Book - In this episode David Kern joins Heidi White to discuss a new CiRCE publication, 30 Poems to Memorize (Before Its Too Late), which David edited.
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