Literature Classes in NYC, New York

Apply Filters

Common Time Filters

Weeknights
Weekends

Days of the Week
What days are you free to take a class?

Class Times
What time are you able to take a class?

Class Schedule
When are you looking for a class?

Currently viewing classes from to

Where do you want to take your class?

Skill Level

Duration

Age

How many seats do you want?

Searching

Literature Classes Coming up in New York

13 classes have spots left

In Vindication of Jack: A Radical Feminist’s

at Think Olio - Greenwich Village 828 Broadway, New York, New York 10003

In Vindication of Jack: A Radical Feminist’s Celebration of Kerouac’s On the Road First published in 1957, Jack Kerouac’s iconic and celebrated autobiographical novel, On the Road inspired a generation of rebels and writers to buck the system in search of greater meaning and authenticity.  Cited by many critics as one of the most important...

No Upcoming Schedules
$20

History of Analog in Revolt & Sparking Poetic Rev.

at Think Olio - Greenwich Village 828 Broadway, New York, New York 10003

John Giorno (b. 1936), a living legend in NY’s performance arts and experimental poetry worlds, has published numerous literary works and art installations, and continues to create and perform. He got his start in the early 60s as an actor in Andy Warhol’s Sleep (1963). In this Olio we will begin unpacking the history of John Giorno’s Dial-a-Poem...

No Upcoming Schedules
$20

Be first to know about new literature classes

Add this topic and we'll let you know about new classes, trending topics and last minute discounts

Follow

Mary Magdalene & Conspiracy behind The Da Vinci Code

at Brooklyn Brainery - Prospect Heights 190 Underhill Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11238

Ever wonder where Dan Brown got the idea for Mary Magdalene’s womb being the Holy Grail (belated spoiler alert)? It all traces back to conspiracy theories rooted in turn-of-the-century France. It’s a fascinating story complete with corrupt priests, Fascist secret societies, kings with really long hair, and a new world order. Join...

No Upcoming Schedules
$10

Covering NYC (The Short Version)

at Newmark Graduate School of Journalism - Midtown 219 W 40th St, New York, New York 10018

This three-hour seminar will give a fast-paced overview of the critical details reporters need to know about how New York City works. The session will begin with some brief historical and demographic background, and then introduce students to the city’s political structure, the key economic and business players, and the web of nonprofits and advocacy...

No Upcoming Schedules
$30

Virginia Woolf: Embodiment and Novel Experiments

at Brooklyn Institute for Social Research - Park Slope 230 5th Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11215

In an essay called “Flying Over London,” Virginia Woolf imagines herself as a passenger on an airplane passing over the city. Her imagined journey becomes an occasion to think about both the lures of a fixed, constant subjectivity and the shifting currents of an unstable modernity. This fraught relationship with the self (and the flight from it)...

No Upcoming Schedules
$315

4 sessions

Rupture and Renewal in the Post-Colonial Novel

at Brooklyn Institute for Social Research - Prospect Heights 600 Vanderbilt Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11238

Things Fall Apart: Rupture and Renewal in the Post-Colonial Novel The novel is often regarded as the pre-eminent literary product of 19th century European bourgeois society: an imaginative space in which individuals forge new possibilities and chart their fate in a world that, in Georg Lukacs’ words, has been abandoned by God. Like other cultural...

No Upcoming Schedules
$315

4 sessions

Framing the Change: Language and Influence

at Un-School of Disruptive Design - Chelsea 601 W 26th St, New York, New York 10001

Language is one of the most powerful tools and opportunities for influence. Understand the social construction of terms and language, and apply them for motivation and effect. See how existing patterns of language have developed, changed and normalized social practices.  In this class we break down the history of influence, language, framing...

No Upcoming Schedules
$45

Walter Benjamin: The Origin of German Tragic Drama

at Brooklyn Institute for Social Research - Gramercy 30 Irving Pl, New York, New York 10003

Best known for his philosophical fragments, art criticism, and unfinished works, Walter Benjamin published only one major academic monograph in his lifetime, The Origin of German Tragic Drama. In the process of drawing a sharp distinction between tragedy and Trauerspiel (German mourning plays), the text interrogates the very possibilities of knowledge,...

No Upcoming Schedules
$315

4 sessions

Taking a class with friends or coworkers?

Explore private event options.

Learn More »

Kafka Will Ruin Your Life and Make You Laugh About It

at Think Olio - Gowanus 574 President St, Brooklyn, New York 11215

Three things to know about Kafka. First his friend asked him if he believed in a spiritual world, and Kafka replied that he thought there was only one world, and then added that the one world he was thinking of WAS the spiritual world — the physical world, he said, was the Evil in the spiritual world.  The other thing to know about Kafka is...

No Upcoming Schedules
$15

Deracination: English(es): And The Practice Of Poetry

at The Poetry Project - East Village 232 E 11th St, New York, New York 10003

Here are some of the nodes/considerations/questions that undergird the work we will be doing together during this class: deracination: to be uprooted, isolated, and alienated from a native or customary geographical, social, linguistic, or cultural environment ecological deracination: forced migration and uprooting of humans, alteration/obliteration...

No Upcoming Schedules
$95

Queer Becomings: Woolf, Stein and Modernist Experiments

at Brooklyn Institute for Social Research - Morningside Heights 3009 Broadway, New York, New York 10027

This course explores the role of time and narrative in tales of queer desire. How are queer stories told and what is their relationship to so-called “normative” romantic narratives of marriage, monogamy, and child rearing? What kinds of “queer becomings”—strange combinations of futures, pasts, and presents—are made possible by writers...

No Upcoming Schedules
$315

6 sessions

Communication & Critique:An Intro to Jürgen Habermas

at Brooklyn Institute for Social Research - Gramercy 30 Irving Pl, New York, New York 10003

Jurgen Habermas is one of the most prolific and influential contemporary European philosophers and public intellectuals. Although a student of Theodor Adorno and the most prominent member of the so-called “second generation” of Frankfurt School thinkers, Habermas’ thought departs significantly from the largely Marxian frameworks of Adorno and...

No Upcoming Schedules
$315

4 sessions

CourseHorse Gift Card

Thousands of classes. No expiration. You choose the $ amount. Select a category or let the recipient pick.

Buy a Gift Card

Day-of-Learning – Eichmann in Jerusalem

at Brooklyn Institute for Social Research - DUMBO 18 Bridge St, New York, New York 11201

When Hannah Arendt published Eichmann in Jerusalem in 1963 she sparked a fierce international debate. Gershom Scholem accused her of having no “Ahavath Israel,” – “Love of the Jewish people.” Robert Lowell praised her coverage of Eichmann as a literary “masterpiece” while others derided her for being a “self-hating Jew.” Irving Howe...

No Upcoming Schedules
$315

6 sessions

Slam and Spoken Word with Nuyorican's Cafe

at 92nd Street Y - Upper East Side 1395 Lexington Ave, New York, New York 10128

Delve into the eclectic and electric worlds of spoken word and slam poetry; expand your poetic language and horizons under the guidance of award-winning performance poets from the legendary Nuyorican Poets Cafe. During this four-week course, you’ll learn how to craft and perform dynamic works of diaphanous lyricism through writing exercises, one-on-one...

No Upcoming Schedules
$350

4 sessions

A Homesick Journey to Iran: American’s Nostalgic Visit

at Brooklyn Brainery - Prospect Heights 190 Underhill Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11238

After three decades of self-imposed exile, Azita Houshiar finally returned to her homeland country of Iran, as she had longed to do since the very minute she left it as a 10th grader. It was an epic journey, lasting nearly three months, and one that saw her exploring the bazaars, palaces, art galleries, bookstores, beauty salons, museums, mosques,...

No Upcoming Schedules
$8
Reset all filters.

No results found

Try removing some filters.