Proust Seminar

Wed Mar 14 (full schedule below)
Mechanics' Institute
05:30 PM
Arts, Literary
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SFSU Professor of Comparative & World Literature, Mark Calkins has led the Proust Seminar at the Mechanics' Institute Library since 2001. In September 2017, the Seminar will begin its sixth 3-year cycle, starting again with Swann's Way.

The group meets on the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of the month from 5:30pm to 6:30pm at Mechanics’ Institute.
This session will begin on September 13, 2017 and end February 28, 2018.
Registration is open to all.

Mechanics' Institute members pay $70 for each 5-month session;
Members of the public pay $100.

This cycle, Dr. Calkins will begin using William Carter's revised translation of Swann's Way, published by Yale University Press. However, any translation is acceptable.

Contact Heather at [email protected] or 415.857.6727 with questions about registration, or contact Dr. Calkins with questions about the group.


  1. Mechanics' Institute 57 Post Street, San Francisco, CA