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Cornell University School of Continuing Education and Summer Sessions

Literature-related courses

Cornell's Adult University

Adult and youth programs--travel around the world or have an education vacation on the beautiful Cornell campus--led by some of our most distinguished faculty!

"Only Connect': Forester's Howards End and A Passage to India Ithaca
D. H. Lawrence and the Great War: The Rainbow and Women in LoveIthaca
England: Jane Austen Country and Beyond Europe
Greece: Circumnavigating the PeloponneseEurope
James Joyce: Daedalus in Dublin
The Greatest Hits of Greek TragedyIthaca
The Search for Self in Literature and PsychologyIthaca
The Trial of SocratesIthaca
Treasures of the Ionian and Adriatic Seas: A Voyage from Athens to Venice

Summer College for High School Students

Offers talented high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors the opportunity to experience the excitement of college life, take university courses, work with renowned faculty, earn college credit, explore majors and careers, and make friends from around the world.

Genius and Madness in LiteratureIthaca
Shakespeare on Stage

Summer Session

Study with renowned faculty, earn credits, gain valuable skills, and complete requirements--on campus, online, or around the world.

ASIAN 2225: Literature, Politics, and Genocide in Cambodiaonline
CLASS 2604: Greek Mythologyonline
ENGL 2270: ShakespeareIthaca
ENGL 3930 Literature and Human Rights
GERST 2250: Genius and Madness in Literature
PMA 2670: Shakespeare
PMA 2682: Shakespeare on Stage
SPAN 2230: Perspectives on Spain

Winter Session

Earn up to four credits in just three weeks--either on campus or online, reduce your course load, benefit from small classes, and immerse yourself in a subject. You can also work closely with your professor and receive more individualized attention.

CLASS 2604: Greek Mythology


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