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Let’s Go To London (by video)
March 15, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am$35
Samuel Johnson famously said “the man who is tired of London is tired of life.” In this course we shall argue that London, more than any other city on the planet, catalyzed modernity. It was in London that constitutional monarchy, participatory democracy, a free press, public concerts of music, and viable commercial theatre first flourished in modern times. In this Senior College class we shall examine London as a leader in world trade, the capital of a rich and powerful global empire and a community that became a home to people of all nations, all faiths, and all political beliefs. “Let’s go to London, for there’s variety.”