A select group was chosen from a nominations collected across the country by the Council of Independent Colleges (CIC). Sharp is among 21 faculty members selected out of 51 nominations to participate in the seminar, which will take place at Harvard University’s Center for Hellenic Studies campus in Washington, DC. This seminar series addresses the challenge of keeping alive in undergraduate education classical texts that a generation ago were read and understood by every college graduate,” said CIC President Richard Ekman. Sharp will contribute to the seminar in meaningful ways and learn much that will energize teaching when he returns home.” Designed primarily for non-specialists, the seminar will explore Plato’s dialogues in which he “stages” encounters between Socrates, his mentor, and some of the most celebrated intellectuals in the second half of the fifth century BCE.
I made some beginner’s mistakes; however, I am not alone in having struggled with speed dating.
AS A PSYCHOLOGIST, I have always found the concept of speed dating fascinating.
During a series of mini dates, each spanning no more than a couple of minutes, participants in a speed-dating event evaluate a succession of eligible singles.
At the end of the event participants submit to the organizers a list of who they would like to provide their contact information to.
If there is a match, contact information is forwarded to both parties.