Culture Influencers: Barbara J. Elliott

Dr. Barbara J. ElliottDr. Barbara J. Elliott, Assistant Professor of Liberal Arts in the HBU Honors College, was invited to participate in a Socratic seminar in April in Annapolis, Maryland, led by Dr. Eva Brann, the legendary tutor who has taught the Great Books at St. John’s College for sixty years. This weekend seminar focused on the novel Effie Briest by Theodore Fontane, which is considered to be one of the best examples of 19th century realism in German fiction. To hone their skills in leading seminar discussions, Dr. Elliott and her husband, W. Winston Elliott III, Visiting Professor of Liberal Arts for HBU, are heading to Annapolis to participate in discussions in St. John’s Graduate Institute from June to August.