Osher Lifelong Learning Institute Courses

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Registration information and all class information (times, days, overviews, and course descriptions) are available at: olli.dcie.miami.edu  

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CURRENT EVENTS (SHARED INTEREST GROUP)

Participants in this group should prepare for meetings by brushing up on current topics in the news frequently, bringing not only opinions to the table, but verified facts as well.
THIS SECTION IS FULL
Starts : 3/5/2021 Ends : 4/9/2021
Meets on : Friday
Time : 12:00 PM - 12:55 PM
$0

TAI CHI

Tai chi is a gentle and graceful movement class designed to build better balance, coordination, and focus in older adults.
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 3/1/2021 Ends : 4/7/2021
Meets on : Monday, Wednesday
Time : 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
$125

INVESTMENTS

Are you an “expert” investor or have some experience with investing? This is your chance to discuss investment topics and opportunities with fellow OLLI members. Instructors: Dr. Ed Harper and Richard Hauser, Esq.
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 3/1/2021 Ends : 4/5/2021
Meets on : Monday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$50

TRIUMPH AND TRAGEDY: THE LIVES OF GREAT MEN

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!
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 3/4/2021 Ends : 4/8/2021
Meets on : Thursday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$80

ITALIAN ADVANCED, PT. A

This course is designed for students who have already taken all levels of Italian Basic and Intermediate or who are able to use the present and past tenses.
No Scheduled Classes

The Big Bang, Black Holes and the Future of the Universe

How did we get here? Was the universe always as it appears today? What is its future? We explore these profound questions with the first scientific theory on the origin and evolution of the universe: the big bang. We will also explore black holes. Do they stop time itself? Are they wormholes to another universe?
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 3/3/2021 Ends : 4/7/2021
Meets on : Wednesday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$75

SPANISH BASIC, PT. C

Welcome to Spanish Basic, Part C.This is a continuation of Parts A and B.
No Scheduled Classes

BOOK CLUB (SPECIAL INTEREST GROUP)

Book Club is a member-driven discussion group facilitated by an OLLI member.
THIS SECTION IS FULL
Starts : 3/1/2021 Ends : 4/5/2021
Meets on : Monday
Time : 12:00 PM - 12:50 PM
$0

LAW & ORDER - A Distinguished Speakers Series

This popular series, now in its seventh year, will again feature presentations by distinguished subject matter experts on topical criminal justice and public policy issues and allow for class interaction.
No Scheduled Classes

IMPROVISATION 101

In this course, you will be inspired to think quickly, use your creativity, and have fun.
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 3/1/2021 Ends : 4/5/2021
Meets on : Monday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$75

BASIC IPHONE SKILLS

Come learn about APPLE iPhone basic usage skills.
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 3/2/2021 Ends : 4/6/2021
Meets on : Tuesday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$75

CHAIR YOGA

Chair Yoga is ideal for the desk-bound, travelers, golfers, and those in rehabilitation or physically challenged. Chair Yoga will introduce you to a series of the most effective yoga stretches, all done from the comfort of your chair.
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 3/2/2021 Ends : 4/6/2021
Meets on : Tuesday
Time : 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
$45
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 3/4/2021 Ends : 4/8/2021
Meets on : Thursday
Time : 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
$45

SPANISH BASIC, PT. D

This is a continuation of Spanish Basic, PT. C.
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 3/1/2021 Ends : 4/5/2021
Meets on : Monday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$75
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 3/2/2021 Ends : 4/6/2021
Meets on : Tuesday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$75

ITALIAN BASIC, PT. D (a continuation of PT. C)

This course is designed for students that have completed Italian Basic, Pts. A, B & C or for those with some knowledge of basic grammar construction.
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 3/2/2021 Ends : 4/6/2021
Meets on : Tuesday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$75

WRITERS' WORKSHOP

This continuing workshop highlights personal writing and does not include lectures or reading of well-known authors’ work. Rather, it offers peer review, constructive criticism, and an opportunity to read one’s work aloud in a supportive, communal setting.
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 3/2/2021 Ends : 4/6/2021
Meets on : Tuesday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$80

ITALIAN BASIC, PT. C

Buon giorno! Welcome to Basic Italian –Part C! In this course you will continue to learn the basic essentials to speak and write in Italian.
No Scheduled Classes

Everyday French for Beginners, PT. D

This course is a continuation of Everyday French for Beginners, Part C with emphasis on oral communication centered on everyday situations. This course is for beginners who want to continue learning or refreshing their French.
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 3/3/2021 Ends : 4/7/2021
Meets on : Wednesday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$75

THE QUANTUM REVOLUTION

Ever been in two places at once? Can you travel backwards in time? Come explore the strange mysteries of the quantum world. Learn about quarks, leptons, and quantum tunneling.
No Scheduled Classes

GLOBAL VIEWPOINTS

This class will cover selected international topics and events involving nations and issues in the Middle East, Asia and Europe.
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 3/1/2021 Ends : 4/5/2021
Meets on : Monday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$75

SHAKESPEARE READING GROUP

The class will read one or two Shakespeare plays aloud in their entirety per session. Parts will be assigned and switched frequently, so everyone gets a chance to read major characters.
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 3/5/2021 Ends : 4/9/2021
Meets on : Friday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$45

EVERYDAY FRENCH FOR BEGINNERS, PT. C (a continuation of PT. B)

This class is a continuation of French for Beginners, PT B. Students continue to study the French language and culture with an emphasis on oral communication centered on everyday situations.
No Scheduled Classes

SPANISH INTERMEDIATE, PT. D

In this introductory course for beginners, you will continue to learn the basic essentials to speaking and writing in Spanish.
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 3/2/2021 Ends : 4/6/2021
Meets on : Tuesday
Time : 3:00 PM - 4:45 PM
$75
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 3/5/2021 Ends : 4/9/2021
Meets on : Friday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$75

Freestyle Yoga

This class and its emphasis are on postural foundation and alignment of the body.
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 3/1/2021 Ends : 4/5/2021
Meets on : Monday
Time : 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
$80
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 3/3/2021 Ends : 4/7/2021
Meets on : Wednesday
Time : 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
$80

Italian Basic Conversation & Grammar

The course is taught entirely in Italian and is structured in two parts: 1) reinforcing grammar knowledge, 2) starting to speak, and putting into practice everything learned.
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 3/2/2021 Ends : 4/6/2021
Meets on : Tuesday
Time : 3:00 PM - 4:45 PM
$75

ANSWERS TO QUESTIONS THAT MATTER

This course invites you to pause and reflect to nurture new realities.
No Scheduled Classes

INTERMEDIATE IPHONE SKILLS

Continuation of the Basic Skills class but with more attention to detail and past skills.
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 3/3/2021 Ends : 4/7/2021
Meets on : Wednesday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$75

IN THE NEWS (SHARED INTEREST GROUP)

Join this discussion group focused on what’s "in the news" each week.
THIS SECTION IS FULL
Starts : 3/2/2021 Ends : 4/6/2021
Meets on : Tuesday
Time : 12:00 PM - 12:50 PM
$0

INTRODUCTION TO PENCIL DRAWING AND SKETCHING

Learn to draw with an emphasis on dry media such as pencil. The class will prepare you to create quick drawings and focus on drawing media, techniques, and subject matter.
No Scheduled Classes

INTRO TO DRAWING AND SKETCHING (Pencil and Charcoal)

In this class, participants will learn to work in charcoal and learn to draw using charcoal sticks. Instructor: ANITA KLIMEK
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 3/2/2021 Ends : 4/6/2021
Meets on : Tuesday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$125

INTRODUCTION TO SOCIAL MEDIA

Learn how to navigate in the Social Media World: Facebook, Twitter, Snap Chat, and others.
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 3/1/2021 Ends : 4/5/2021
Meets on : Monday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$125

CONSTITUTIONAL LAW

Join UM Law School professor, Harvey Sepler, Esq., for this fascinating, educational class on the U.S. constitution.
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 3/3/2021 Ends : 4/7/2021
Meets on : Wednesday
Time : 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
$80

Organizing Your IPhone Photos: Creating Photo Books

The goal of this course is to learn what to do with the pictures we take with our iPhones, so that we can enjoy the iPhone photo experience from beginning to end, including browsing, organizing and sharing our photos.
No Scheduled Classes

ETHICS AND PUBLIC POLICY, PT. 1

In this course, we look at several of the most urgent policy questions of our time.
No Scheduled Classes

THE EVOLUTION OF MODERN PIANO

In this course, we will delve into and explicate various styles of modern piano, from Ragtime/Stride through Swing, New Orleans, Blues/Boogie Woogie, Bebop and beyond to finish with Popular Pianists.
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 3/1/2021 Ends : 4/5/2021
Meets on : Monday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$80

Intro to Cyber Security, Pt. 1: Protect Your Privacy

Staying safe online is essential in today's world. In this class you will learn ways to keep your private information safe.
No Scheduled Classes

INTRO TO GOOGLE APPS

Learn all about Google Apps.
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 3/3/2021 Ends : 4/7/2021
Meets on : Wednesday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$125

CLIMATE CONVERSATIONS:THE SCIENCE,THE SERIOUSNESS,THE SOLUTIONS

Climate change is inherently connected to today’s headlines, beyond extreme weather events: Health, Economy, National Security, and Immigration.
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 3/4/2021 Ends : 4/8/2021
Meets on : Thursday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$75

Osher Auditing Fee

No Scheduled Classes

Western Art, Masters and Masterpieces

These art history lectures concentrate on various artistic periods of Western Art.
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 3/2/2021 Ends : 4/6/2021
Meets on : Tuesday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$75

Spanish Intermediate, PT. C

If you’ve taken Spanish Intermediate, Pts. A and B, and want to continue honing your Spanish skills, this course is for you.
No Scheduled Classes

Cafe Y Conversacion En Español, Pt. 1

A conversation class for high intermediate to advanced students, who would like to improve fluency and expand vocabulary in an informal setting.
No Scheduled Classes

Coping Skills, Pt. 1

This course teaches coping skills to handle stressful life events more effectively. You will learn and practice skills such as problem-solving, challenging negative thoughts, assertiveness training and anger management. You will also have the opportunity to learn several relaxation techniques.
No Scheduled Classes

MONDAY MORNING QUARTERBACK - SPORTS ONLY (SHARED INTEREST GROUP)

Discuss current events in the world of sports.
THIS SECTION IS FULL
Starts : 3/3/2021 Ends : 4/7/2021
Meets on : Wednesday
Time : 12:00 PM - 12:50 PM
$0

New Windows 10 Operating System for Personal Computer

Learn Windows 10 operating system for your PC.
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 3/3/2021 Ends : 4/7/2021
Meets on : Wednesday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$125

New Apple Operating System.....MAC0S MOJAVE

Learn how to use your Apple computer.
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 3/2/2021 Ends : 4/6/2021
Meets on : Tuesday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$125

Italian Advanced, PT. B

This course is designed for students who have already attended all levels of Italian Basic and Intermediate and Advanced Part A or for someone that has a pretty good knowledge of Italian grammar.
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 3/4/2021 Ends : 4/8/2021
Meets on : Thursday
Time : 3:00 PM - 4:45 PM
$75

History of Fashion I/ Contemporary Perspective

Students will be introduced to contemporary fashion developments from the Victorian Era to the WWII post-war years and Christian Dior’s “New Look.”
No Scheduled Classes

CREATE YOUR OWN REALITY (SHARED INTEREST GROUP)

This course offers the practical and magical world of Metaphysics, understanding the realms of material and the physics of non-physical.
THIS SECTION IS FULL
Starts : 3/5/2021 Ends : 4/9/2021
Meets on : Friday
Time : 12:00 PM - 12:50 PM
$0

Coping Skills, Pt. 2

This course teaches additional coping skills to handle stressful life events more effectively. After this course, you should be better prepared to deal with life’s challenges.
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 3/3/2021 Ends : 4/7/2021
Meets on : Wednesday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$80

Intermediate French, Pt. A

This is a course for those who have completed Everyday French for Beginners, Parts A-D, or who can demonstrate intermediate-level proficiency.
No Scheduled Classes

Intermediate French, Pt. B

This is a course for those who have completed Everyday French for Beginners, Parts A-D, and Intermediate French, PT. A, or who can demonstrate intermediate-level proficiency. The course is taught entirely in French.
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 3/4/2021 Ends : 4/8/2021
Meets on : Thursday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
$75

History of Fashion 2/ Contemporary Perspective

Students will be introduced to contemporary fashion developments from “The Swinging 1960’s” to the current era and a plausible trend of what is yet to come. The course will cover the birth of “street style,” historical events influencing Fashion, relevant Fashion turning points, important trailblazing designers, and the particular styles and silhouettes of each era studied.
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 3/3/2021 Ends : 4/7/2021
Meets on : Wednesday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$75

Postural Stability, Balance & Mobility

According to physical therapists, structural balance is by far the most important thing needed for injury-prevention. Mobility training can improve the range of motion in joints/muscles and it can also assist in improving posture.
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 3/4/2021 Ends : 4/8/2021
Meets on : Thursday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
$80

American Lens

Since photography was invented in the 1800s much of history has become immortalized in pictures. You will examine photographs from several historical archives and the Library of Congress. The class will review and add a historical overview for each photograph.
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 3/2/2021 Ends : 4/6/2021
Meets on : Tuesday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$75

AS THE "BOOK" PAGES TURN (SHARED INTEREST GROUP)

This is a FREE SIG/CLUB where OLLI members chose a book to read and engage in a lively discussion. Whenever possible, the author will be invited to join the group to discuss his/her book.
THIS SECTION IS FULL
Starts : 3/3/2021 Ends : 4/7/2021
Meets on : Wednesday
Time : 12:00 PM - 12:50 PM
$0

Fit Mind - Evidence Based Exercises

This class will offer a mental and physical workout to sharpen your brain, improve concentration and coordination. Each week you will receive a protocol and a homework assignment to help you improve brain function.
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 3/5/2021 Ends : 4/9/2021
Meets on : Friday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
$75

Classic American Literature

In this class, we will celebrate, discuss, and nitpick the works of five masters of Classic American Literature. After the introductory class, we will cover one author in-depth for each of the remaining five classes.
No Scheduled Classes

Intro to Cyber Security, PT. 2: Protect Your Privacy

Staying safe online is essential in today's world – Learn ways to keep your private information safe.
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 3/1/2021 Ends : 4/5/2021
Meets on : Monday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$125

Cafe Y Conversacion En Espanol, Pt. 2

A conversation class for high/intermediate to advanced students who would like to improve fluency and expand vocabulary in an informal setting.
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 3/5/2021 Ends : 4/9/2021
Meets on : Friday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$75

Italian Advanced Conversation & Grammar

This course is taught in Italian and is designed for students who have already attended all levels of Italian grammar or for those who are able to use all tenses and are fluent in the language.
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 3/4/2021 Ends : 4/8/2021
Meets on : Thursday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$75

Artistic Relevance

In this course, we will analyze art from a different and new perspective.
No Scheduled Classes

Going Deep Into the Meaning of Art

Each work of art has something to say. In this course, we will examine the deeper meaning of an array of works throughout history.
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 3/2/2021 Ends : 4/6/2021
Meets on : Tuesday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$75

Reading Memoirs

In this class, we will discuss and learn how memoirs can resonate with us in a way that fiction cannot. There are few things more striking than true, personal stories that embrace vulnerability and honest self-reflection. The goal is to come away with feelings of hope, healing, and understanding.
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 3/3/2021 Ends : 4/7/2021
Meets on : Wednesday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$75

Advanced Spanish, Pt. A

The goal of this course is to help you to improve your Spanish language skills and become a better speaker. The class is taught entirely in Spanish by a native Spanish speaker.
No Scheduled Classes

Advanced Spanish, Pt. B

If you already took Advanced Spanish, Part A, this class is for you! You will be introduced to the subjunctive mode as follows: The subjunctive after certain conjunctions, the present perfect subjunctive, the imperfect subjunctive, and the pluperfect tense.
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 3/4/2021 Ends : 4/8/2021
Meets on : Thursday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$75

Music and Drama in Select Operas by Mozart & Rossini

In this class, we will re-examine traditional versus recent perceptions of the musical, social, and cultural aspects in select operas by Mozart and Rossini.
No Scheduled Classes

Portraying Women in 19th Century Tragic Operas

The prolific field of “women’s studies” has introduced new perspectives on the diverse portrayals of women in 19th century tragic operas. The operas will be presented in videos with English subtitles.
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 3/5/2021 Ends : 4/9/2021
Meets on : Friday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$75

Celebrating Walt Whitman

For six weeks, we will examine Whitman’s accomplishments and see why he is considered to be the most American of American poets.
No Scheduled Classes

Revering James Baldwin

James Baldwin’s public role as a major African-American racial spokesperson of the 1950s and 1960s assures his place in the cultural history of the United States. We will see how he explores, against the backdrop of a racist culture, religious hypocrisy, father-son tensions, and sexual identity.
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 3/3/2021 Ends : 4/7/2021
Meets on : Wednesday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$75

The Rise of Ancient Powers and Their Impact on the New World

In this course, we will examine three emerging powers: Iran, Turkey, and India.
No Scheduled Classes

Asia and its Position in the New World Order

In this class, we will examine the rise of Asia and its impact on the moral, economic, and political power of the world.
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 3/3/2021 Ends : 4/7/2021
Meets on : Wednesday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$75

The Play's the Thing: Six Broadway Musicals Inspired by Events i

In this course, we will examine six Broadway musicals based on real events, with an eye to how they draw upon historical facts and adapt them to the exigencies of theatrical performances.
No Scheduled Classes

Getting the Word Out: A History of News

In this course, we will examine the evolutionary history of mass communication through various media. We will also explore the history of “fake news” and disinformation, and how they have influenced events and outcomes.
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 3/3/2021 Ends : 4/7/2021
Meets on : Wednesday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$75

Politics, Religion an Violence in the MENA Region, Pt. 1

In this course, we will examine the roots and causes of violence and conflict in the modern Middle East.
No Scheduled Classes

Politics, Religion an Violence in the MENA Region, Pt. 2

In this course, we will continue to examine the roots and causes of violence and conflict in the modern Middle East.
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 3/2/2021 Ends : 4/6/2021
Meets on : Tuesday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$80

History of Arabic and Islamic Archeology, Art and Architecture,

In this course, we will focus on the art and material culture of the Islamic world, which covers a wide range of modes and objects.
No Scheduled Classes

History of Arabic and Islamic Archeology, Art and Architecture,

This course continues to focus on the art and material culture of the Islamic world.
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 3/5/2021 Ends : 4/9/2021
Meets on : Friday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$80

Ballad of America: From Plymouth Rock to Rock and Roll

Music, instruments and songs tell the story of the ordinary and extraordinary people who have populated the United States and propelled it to the 21st Century. The instructor will speak, sing, and play a variety of instruments, including the guitar, harmonica, banjo, and mountain dulcimer. The students will listen to, and are encouraged to sing along to, songs they have known their whole lives, learn the stories behind the songs and genres, and be introduced to nearly-forgotten American gems.
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 3/5/2021 Ends : 4/9/2021
Meets on : Friday
Time : 3:00 PM - 4:45 PM
$75

Arabic Intermediate, III

This course is for those students who are familiar with the Arabic language.
No Scheduled Classes

Arabic Intermediate, IV

This course is intended for those who are familiar with the Arabic language and who have mastered the basics.
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 3/4/2021 Ends : 4/8/2021
Meets on : Thursday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$75

Advanced French, Pt. 1

Have you completed all levels of French Intermediate, or are you comfortable with French grammar and conversation? Then, this class is for you!
No Scheduled Classes

Advanced French, Pt. 2

Have you completed all levels of French Intermediate and Advanced French, Pt. 1, or are you comfortable with French grammar and conversation? Then, this course is for you!
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 3/4/2021 Ends : 4/8/2021
Meets on : Thursday
Time : 3:00 PM - 4:45 PM
$75

Ethics and Public Policy, Pt. 2

In this course, we will continue to engage in the widest range of discussion of the most important questions of our time. We will construct the arguments both for and against both general and specific policy proposals for each topic.
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 3/1/2021 Ends : 4/5/2021
Meets on : Monday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$75

Beginning Watercolor Painting

In this course, you will study the fundamentals of watercolor painting. The course will cover techniques based on the medium of watercolor, artistic styles which are used within the medium, and methods of selecting subject matter that will produce high-quality paintings.
THIS SECTION IS FULL
Starts : 3/5/2021 Ends : 4/9/2021
Meets on : Friday
Time : 3:00 PM - 4:45 PM
$80

Amateur Genealogy A Beginners Guide to Family Research

Explore your family lines within their historical context. Discover the value -- and pitfalls -- of such web-based resources as ancestry.com and DNA testing.
No Scheduled Classes

French Cinema The New Wave, Pt. 1

The New Wave (1959-1980s) In this course, the instructor will show short videos of the films to be discussed and then lecture about the films and the filmmakers.
No Scheduled Classes

French Cinema The New Wave, Pt. 2

This course will feature films of the New Wave directors 1959-1980s sequel.
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 3/2/2021 Ends : 4/6/2021
Meets on : Tuesday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$75

Write Your Life Story!

In this course, you will compile vignettes and life stories, using prompts to recall your life for posterity and for your family members.
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 3/2/2021 Ends : 4/6/2021
Meets on : Tuesday
Time : 3:00 PM - 4:45 PM
$80

Freud & Philosophy

In this course, we will focus on the philosophical analysis of Freud’s conception of psychoanalysis such as dreams, complexes, the nature of the unconscious, hypnosis, cocaine, and the use of language as a medium in treatment.
No Scheduled Classes

Conversations: Talking About What Matters

These workshops aim to create a space for one to learn in a non-conventional format, and dive deeply into profound or superficial, ordinary or remarkable topics relevant to our stage in life.
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 3/3/2021 Ends : 4/7/2021
Meets on : Wednesday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$80

Provence and Literature

In this course, the instructor will use his book, The Literature of Provence, to introduce you to the Literature of Provence, from the medieval troubadours to the present.
No Scheduled Classes

Irreconcilable Differences: Philosophy, Science and the Church

This course will explore the conflicts between philosophy, science, and religion as illustrated by the trials of Socrates, the publications of Descartes’ Discourse on Method, the Inquisition of Giordano Bruno and Galileo, and the trials of Darwin.
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 3/2/2021 Ends : 4/6/2021
Meets on : Tuesday
Time : 3:00 PM - 4:45 PM
$75

Happy Birthday (Belated) Ludwig van Beethoven

Beethoven lived and created during a period of momentous changes in the world, which is reflected in his compositions. In this class we will explore his work.
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 3/3/2021 Ends : 4/7/2021
Meets on : Wednesday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$80

Provence Through the Eyes of Foreign Writers

This class was inspired by a book written by the instructor, A Literary Guide to Provence. The focus will be on the impact of the region on the foreign writers who traveled and often resided there.
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 3/4/2021 Ends : 4/8/2021
Meets on : Thursday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$75

Current Affairs in the Middle East, Pt. 2

In this course, we will continue to focus on the Middle East and North Africa’s modern history and international relations, with a special emphasis on crucial conflicts and political events that are having a great impact on the region.
No Scheduled Classes

The World's Greatest Film Composers

In this course, we will delve into and celebrate the lives and works of the greatest film composers of the 20th century whose music graced and accompanied Hollywood’s timeless classic movies.
No Scheduled Classes

Life On The Home Front During WWII (1941-1945)

In this course, we will examine how World War II affected all Americans on the home front.
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 3/4/2021 Ends : 4/8/2021
Meets on : Thursday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$75

The Harlem Renaissance

In this course, we will reflect, interrogate and delight in the literary and cultural moment in the African American community of the first quarter of the 20th Century, known today as the Harlem Renaissance.
No Scheduled Classes

Intro to Critical Theory

This course follows the trajectory of critical theory from Marx to contemporary cultural studies. Students will be introduced to theoretical and methodological approaches to history, science, politics, and literature that have for many decades seized the academy.
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 3/5/2021 Ends : 4/9/2021
Meets on : Friday
Time : 3:00 PM - 4:45 PM
$75