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The Proust Group
"In Search of Lost Time"

Note: This group is closed to new members following its inital meeting on September 11.

Under the leadership of Dr. Mark Calkins, the Mechanics’ Institute offers bi-weekly Proust discussion groups on a semester basis.

The Proust Group, 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of the month from 5:30pm - 6:30pm, began the new semester on September 11, 2013 with volume 5 of “In Search of Lost Time” (The Captive & the Fugitive), and will continue on with volume 6.

For more information, contact Dr. Calkins at or Diane Lai at

Registration will open in February for the new semester beginning in March 2014. 


Registration is closed.
4th Floor Board Room
Diane Lai - 415-393-0118

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