Cost and Registration Information
Early Registration Price (by February 10): $200
Regular Price (after February 10): $220
Bob Dylan, a towering musical figure and the creator of some of the most significant music of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries, has recently been awarded a Nobel Prize in Literature for his cultural contributions. This course will explore his singular place in American cultural history by examining his influences, listening to his music, and conducting close readings of his expansive songbook. Six sessions.
June Sawyers is a writer and editor and has published and lectured extensively on music and popular culture. She is the author of Bob Dylan: New York (2011).
- A course pack of additional materials, compiled by the instructor and distributed during the first class, for which there will be a nominal fee.
- Sean Wilentz, Bob Dylan in America (Anchor, 2011) ISBN: 978-0767931793
- Bob Dylan, Chronicles, Volume One (Simon & Schuster, 2005) ISBN: 978-0743244589.
This class is part of the Newberry’s Adult Education Seminars Program. Learn more about our registration procedures.