TRIUMPH AND TRAGEDY: GREAT MEN IN HISTORY

OSH 105 / Non Credit
Course taught in: English
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TRIUMPH & TRAGEDY: GREAT MEN IN HISTORY

With Mr. Robert Dawson

Course description: In this six-week, live costumed performance, historical lecture series, we will examine the lives of various great men in history, as portrayed by actor and historian, Robert Dawson. We will learn of their triumphs, failures, joys and disappointments, their decisions and choices (good or bad), and the events that shaped their lives. Think you know history? You ain’t seen nothing yet! 

Mr. Robert Dawson is an actor/historian and is a science lecturer for the Museum of Science. He has created over 40 one-man historical presentations for festivals, museums and educational institutions.

SUMMER 1

April 26 - Mathew Brady(1822-1896)

                    Historian with a Camera

 May 03 - John Howland(1592-1673)

                    Mayflower Survivor

 May 10 - Sir Richard Burton(1821-1890)

                    Source of Nile Controversy

 May 17 - William F. Cody(1846-1917)

                    Buffalo Gals of the Wild West

 May 24 - Antonio Pigafetta(1491-1531)

                    Eyewitness of Magellan's

                          Voyage

 May 31 - Tycho Brahe(1546-1601) 

                     Charting the Heavens

SUMMER 2

June 21 - Ponce de Leon(1474-1521)

                     Discovery of La Florida

June 28 - Charlie Taylor(1868-1956)

                     Remembering the Wright

                            Brothers

July.  05 - John Rouse Meriott Chard

                     (1847-1897) Defense of

                             Rorkes Drift

July.  12 - Wild Bill Hickok(1837-1876)

                     The Man & The Legend

July.  19 - Johannes Kepler(1571-1630)

                      Discovering the True

                         Course of the Planets

July.  26 - Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

                      (1859-1930) A Rather  

                          Complex Life

This course is available as part of the following:

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute Courses
These courses and programs are available at the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute. Membership is required. Our classes take place in Lau Founders Hall, 1550 Brescia Ave., Coral Gables, FL 33146 unless otherwise noted below.

OLLI 2017-2018 Membership is required to take this course and will be added to your cart upon enrollment. If you already have purchased a membership, you will not be charged for this membership.
OLLI 2017-2018 Membership Added to cart upon enrollment.
Starts: 8/1/2017 Ends: 7/31/2018
$40