Upcoming Events?

Does anyone have any classics-related events coming up in 2021? It’s been quiet over in the events corner of The Classics Club blog.

Rachel at The Edge of the Precipice has invited you to join her in a read-along of Sense and Sensibility that began March 1st. There are more details on her blog.

Dolce Bellezza will finish hosting the Japanese Literature Challenge in March. For more information, visit Dolce Bellezza.

Nick at One Catholic Life has led us through Hell and into Purgatory in his read-along of The Divine Comedy. If all goes well we should soon arrive in Paradise and complete the book on April 10. Nick’s full schedule for the 2021 Chapter-a-Day read-along is:

  • The Divine Comedy: January 1 to April 10 (100 cantos, or chapters= 100 days)
  • Quo Vadis: April 11 to June 23 (73 chapters and an epilogue = 74 days)
  • The Hunchback of Notre Dame: June 24 to August 21 (59 chapters)
  • David Copperfield: August 22 to October 24 (64 chapters = 64 days)
  • The Three Musketeers: October 25 to December 31 (67 chapters and an epilogue = 68 days)

Gather Together and Read is hosting a 1000 Books to Read Before You Die Project: French Classics in 2021. The first half of the year will feature The Count of Monte Cristo and the end of the year will feature Les Miserables. For more information, take a look here.

What other events are you planning to host this year? Are there some you are considering hosting? Are there events you wish someone would host? Share all your thoughts in the comments below.

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