Sections

Many of our sections will continue on using Zoom. We encourage you to suggest ideas for any Zoom groups you would like to start. Please contact our VP of Sections Katie Vigeant with any ideas for new sections. The SUWC will provide support for a Zoom account if your idea is approved.

  • ¡Un Cafecito!  Hola!  A gathering for Spanish conversation.
  • Author’s Coffee. Visiting authors join us to discuss their work.
  • Book Group. A monthly book discussion group.
  • Cuisine Club. A monthly group where members prepare delicious lunches and gourmet dishes.
  • Ecolit Hiking Group  A non-regular-basis (every 4-6 weeks) hike and discussion of “ecoliterature.”
  • Explore the Campus. A monthly exploration of a campus site.
  • French Conversation. A weekly gathering to discuss French politics, history, etc., in French!
  • French Literature. A monthly book club that discusses a French book in French.
  • German Conversation. A bi-monthly gathering for German conversation.
  • Great Decisions. Vibrant study group exploring hot foreign policy and world affairs.
  • Meditation.  A weekly session for meditation instruction in the Buddhist tradition.
  • Movie Club. A monthly viewing and discussion of a movie at a local theater.
  • Music. An opportunity to share your love of music at special musical presentations.
  • Visual Arts Forum. A group that attends exceptional events focused on the visual arts.
2020-2021 SCHEDULE AT A GLANCE      
AUTHOR’S COFFEE 3rd Thursday, 1:30 pm Teresa Judd
Book GROUP (DAY) 2nd Monday, 1:00-3:00 pm Suzie Lincoln, Janet Germane, Katie Vigeant
BOOK GROUP (EVENING) 2nd Monday,  7:00 pm – 9 pm Debbie Shepherd, Allyn Taylor
CUISINE CLUB 2nd Tuesday, 12:30 pm Diane Levin
ECOLIT HIKING GROUP 2nd Wednesday, 4:00pm Jody Foster
EXPLORE THE CAMPUS 1st or 2nd Friday, 1:30 pm (usually) Deanna Mann, Ruth Cronkite
FRENCH CONVERSATION Wednesdays, 10:00 am – 11:00 am Karen Hohner, Danièle Archambault
FRENCH LITERATURE 1st Monday, 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm Danièle Archambault
GERMAN CONVERSATION 1st and 3rd Monday, 1:00 pm Brigitte Turneaure
GREAT DECISIONS Tuesday TBD 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm Meredith Einaudi, Antonia Fore
MEDITATION Wednesdays, 2:00 pm Grace J. Schireson
MOVIE CLUB 1st Tuesday, 1:00 pm Kelly Zhang Steele
MUSIC Sept, 2020 Starting 2021, 3rd Wednesday, 1:30 pm (usually) Trudy Roughgarden
¡UN CAFECITO! On hiatus for one year Ann Pianetta
VISUAL ARTS FORUM 3rd Wednesday, 4:00 pm Jody Foster, Debbie Shepherd