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January 2021

George Orwell, 1984

January 1, 2021 - January 31, 2021
1984 Calendar

Programming for the New Commons Project resumes in January 2021 with a series of events focused on George Orwell's classic dystopian novel, 1984 (originally published in 1949).

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February 2021

Gary Gygax and Dave Arneson, Dungeons & Dragons

February 1, 2021 - February 28, 2021
Dungeons & Dragons Calendar

The New Commons Project continues its second round of Programming in February 2021 with a focus on the classic roleplaying game: Dungeons & Dragons.

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March 2021

Solange, A Seat at the Table

March 1, 2021 - March 31, 2021
A Seat at the Table Calendar

New Commons Project programming in March 2021 will focus on Solange's modern R&B classic, A Seat at the Table.

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April 2021

Andrew Wyeth, Christina’s World

April 1, 2021 - April 30, 2021
Christina's World Calendar

Spring 2021 programming for the New Commons Project concludes with an examination of Andrew Wyeth's stunning 1948 painting, Christina's World.

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September 2021

Charlotte Perkins Gilman, “The Yellow Wallpaper”

September 1, 2021 - September 30, 2021
Yellow Wallpaper Calendar

Fall 2021 programming for the New Commons Project kicks off with a focus on Charlotte Perkins Gilman's classic gothic feminist short story, “The Yellow Wallpaper” (1892).

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October 2021

David Bowie, “Life on Mars?”

October 1, 2021 - October 31, 2021
Life on Mars Calendar

The New Commons Project's October 2021 events will explore David Bowie's classic "Life on Mars?" (released on his 1971 album, Hunky Dory).

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November 2021

Arthur Miller, Death of a Salesman

November 1, 2021 - November 30, 2021
Death of a Salesman Calendar

Arthur Miller's dramatic deconstruction of the American Dream, Death of a Salesman (1949), will take center stage in the New Commons Project in November 2021.

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December 2021

Jordan Peele, Get Out

December 1, 2021 - December 31, 2021
Get Out Calendar

Jordan Peele's Oscar-nominated 2017 horror film that critiques racism in America, Get Out, will provide the foundation for New Commons Project events in December 2021.

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January 2022

Marjane Satrapi, Persepolis

January 1, 2022 - January 31, 2022
Persepolis Calendar

New Commons Project programming for January 2022 focuses on Marjane Satrapi's landmark graphic novel about growing up during the Iranian Revolution of the 1970s, Persepolis.

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February 2022

Emily Dickinson, Poems

February 1, 2022 - February 28, 2022
Dickinson Calendar

Emily Dickinson's foundational body of poetic works will be the focus of New Commons Project events in February 2022.

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March 2022

Helen and Scott Nearing, Living the Good Life: How to Live Simply and Sanely in a Troubled World

March 1, 2022 - March 31, 2022
Good Life Calendar

Helen and Scott Nearing's key work of the American back-to-the-land movement, Living the Good Life: How to Live Simply and Sanely in a Troubled World (1954), will be the focus of New Commons Project events in March 2022.

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April 2022

Fannie Merritt Farmer, The Boston Cooking-School Cook Book

April 1, 2022 - April 30, 2022
Farmer Calendar

The New Commons Project will complete its cycle of programming on a delicious note in April 2022 with an exploration of Fannie Merritt Farmer's culinary classic, The Boston Cooking-School Cook Book (1896).

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