Osher Lifelong Learning Institute Courses

Registration:

Online Registration starts on Monday, November 29, 2021 at 10:00 a.m.

Assisted registration starts on January 4, 2022 and runs through January 6, 2022 from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

If you need assistance with registration, please call the OLLI office at 305-284-6554 during those days and an OLLI staff member will assist you. 

Please note: Classes will be offered in different modalities: In-person only, Zoom only or Hybrid (in-person and via Zoom). If you want to take a Hybrid class, via Zoom, choose the class with a z" or "zm" at the end of the class number.

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

Always check the website for current information and updates.

Scroll down to enroll in the courses (s) you would like to take.

SIG: Current Events (Zoom Only)

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 : 10/29/2021 Ends : 12/10/2021
Meets on : Friday
Time : 12:00 PM - 12:55 PM
$0
Starts : 1/14/2022 Ends : 2/18/2022
Meets on : Friday
Time : 12:00 PM - 12:50 PM
$0
Starts : 3/11/2022 Ends : 4/15/2022
Meets on : Friday
Time : 12:00 PM - 12:55 PM
$0

Tai Chi/Qigong (Zoom Only)

Tai Chi is a gentle and graceful movement class based on concepts originating in ancient China and is one of the most effective exercises for the health of the mind and body.
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 10/25/2021 Ends : 12/8/2021
Meets on : Monday, Wednesday
Time : 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
$125
Starts : 1/10/2022 Ends : 2/21/2022
Meets on : Monday, Wednesday
Time : 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
$125
Starts : 3/7/2022 Ends : 4/13/2022
Meets on : Monday, Wednesday
Time : 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
$125

Charlamos? Intermediate Spanish conversation. (Zoom Only)

In this class, students will develop oral communication skills through cultural readings, interactive activities and communicative exercises. course is to begin honing your speaking skills and be able to discuss personal activities, everyday situations and be able to express your opinions – ¡en español! We will be using various readings ranging from authentic newspaper/magazine materials to various short stories and other types of brief readings. Please bring along the specific magazine/newspaper articles or other readings that the instructor will give you to class each week for the discussions.

Starts : 1/14/2022 Ends : 2/18/2022
Meets on : Friday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$80
Starts : 3/11/2022 Ends : 4/15/2022
Meets on : Friday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$80

Investments (Zoom Only)

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: Mr. Haim Karp and Dr. Ed Harper.
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 10/25/2021 Ends : 12/6/2021
Meets on : Monday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$55
Starts : 1/10/2022 Ends : 2/21/2022
Meets on : Monday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$55
Starts : 3/7/2022 Ends : 4/11/2022
Meets on : Monday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$55

Acrylic Painting, Advanced (In-Person Only)

Painting with acrylics can be great fun. Come and experience the fun, ease and lack of boundaries this medium and class has to offer.
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 10/28/2021 Ends : 12/9/2021
Meets on : Thursday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$125
Starts : 1/13/2022 Ends : 2/17/2022
Meets on : Thursday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$125
Starts : 3/10/2022 Ends : 4/14/2022
Meets on : Thursday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$125

Triumph and Tragedy: The Lives of Great Men (Hybrid)

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 : 10/28/2021 Ends : 12/9/2021
Meets on : Thursday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$80
Starts : 1/13/2022 Ends : 2/17/2022
Meets on : Thursday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$80
Starts : 1/13/2022 Ends : 2/17/2022
Meets on : Thursday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$80
Starts : 3/10/2022 Ends : 4/14/2022
Meets on : Thursday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$80

Italian Advanced, Pt. A (Zoom Only)

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.
Starts : 3/8/2022 Ends : 4/12/2022
Meets on : Tuesday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$80

Spanish Basic, Pt. C (Zoom Only)

Welcome to Spanish Basic, Part C.This is a continuation of Parts A and B.
Starts : 1/11/2022 Ends : 2/15/2022
Meets on : Tuesday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$80

SIG: Book Club (Zoom Only)

Book Club is a member-driven discussion group facilitated by an OLLI member.
THIS SECTION IS FULL
Starts : 10/25/2021 Ends : 12/6/2021
Meets on : Monday
Time : 12:00 PM - 12:50 PM
$0
Starts : 1/10/2022 Ends : 2/21/2022
Meets on : Monday
Time : 12:00 PM - 12:50 PM
$0
Starts : 3/7/2022 Ends : 4/11/2022
Meets on : Monday
Time : 12:00 PM - 12:50 PM
$0

Our Mysterious Fine-Tuned Universse (IN-PERSON ONLY)

This thought-provoking course gives us a greater scientific and spiritual understanding of our cosmos.
Starts : 3/9/2022 Ends : 4/13/2022
Meets on : Wednesday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$80

The Art of Digital Photography (In-Person Only)

Explore South Florida’s imaginative architectural and natural environments through photography.
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 10/26/2021 Ends : 12/7/2021
Meets on : Tuesday
Time : 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
$90
Starts : 1/11/2022 Ends : 2/15/2022
Meets on : Tuesday
Time : 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
$125

Basic IPhone Skills (Zoom Only)

Come learn about APPLE iPhone basic usage skills.
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 10/26/2021 Ends : 12/7/2021
Meets on : Tuesday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$80
Starts : 1/11/2022 Ends : 2/15/2022
Meets on : Tuesday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$80
Starts : 3/8/2022 Ends : 4/12/2022
Meets on : Tuesday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$80

Chair Yoga (Zoom Only)

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 : 10/26/2021 Ends : 12/7/2021
Meets on : Tuesday
Time : 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
$50
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 10/28/2021 Ends : 12/9/2021
Meets on : Thursday
Time : 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
$50
Starts : 1/11/2022 Ends : 2/15/2022
Meets on : Tuesday
Time : 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
$50
Starts : 1/13/2022 Ends : 2/17/2022
Meets on : Thursday
Time : 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
$50
Starts : 3/8/2022 Ends : 4/12/2022
Meets on : Tuesday
Time : 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
$50
Starts : 3/10/2022 Ends : 4/14/2022
Meets on : Thursday
Time : 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
$50

Spanish Basic, Pt. D (Zoom Only)

This is a continuation of Spanish Basic, PT. C.
Starts : 3/8/2022 Ends : 4/12/2022
Meets on : Tuesday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$80

Italian Basic, Pt. D (Zoom Only)

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.
Starts : 3/10/2022 Ends : 4/14/2022
Meets on : Thursday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$80

Everyday French for Beginners, Pt. B (Zoom Only)

Continue to learn French in a fun, relaxed atmosphere. This course is a Continuation of Everyday French for Beginner's, Pt A.
Starts : 3/8/2022 Ends : 4/12/2022
Meets on : Tuesday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$80

Writer's Workshop (Zoom Only)

This workshop highlights personal writing. 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 : 10/26/2021 Ends : 12/7/2021
Meets on : Tuesday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$80
Starts : 1/11/2022 Ends : 2/15/2022
Meets on : Tuesday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$80
Starts : 3/8/2022 Ends : 4/12/2022
Meets on : Tuesday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$80

Italian Basic, Pt.C (Zoom Only)

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.
Starts : 1/13/2022 Ends : 2/17/2022
Meets on : Thursday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$80

Global Viewpoints (Zoom Only)

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 : 10/25/2021 Ends : 12/6/2021
Meets on : Monday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$80
Starts : 1/10/2022 Ends : 2/21/2022
Meets on : Monday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$80
Starts : 3/7/2022 Ends : 4/11/2022
Meets on : Monday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$80

Real Talk With Arthur Continues (In-Person Only)

In this group discussion class, we will discuss a variety of topics such as impatience, holding on vs. letting go, compassion, loving kindness, acceptance of self and others, and our uniqueness through interaction, music, poetry and fun activities in class.
Starts : 1/10/2022 Ends : 2/21/2022
Meets on : Monday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$80
Starts : 3/7/2022 Ends : 4/11/2022
Meets on : Monday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$80

Spanish Intermediate, Pt. D (Zoom Only)

In this introductory course for beginners, you will continue to learn the basic essentials to speaking and writing in Spanish.
Starts : 3/8/2022 Ends : 4/12/2022
Meets on : Tuesday
Time : 3:00 PM - 4:45 PM
$80
Starts : 3/11/2022 Ends : 4/15/2022
Meets on : Friday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$80

Freestyle Yoga (Zoom Only)

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 : 10/25/2021 Ends : 12/6/2021
Meets on : Monday
Time : 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
$80
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 10/27/2021 Ends : 12/8/2021
Meets on : Wednesday
Time : 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
$80
Starts : 1/10/2022 Ends : 2/21/2022
Meets on : Monday
Time : 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
$80
Starts : 1/12/2022 Ends : 2/16/2022
Meets on : Wednesday
Time : 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
$80
Starts : 3/7/2022 Ends : 4/11/2022
Meets on : Monday
Time : 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
$80
Starts : 3/9/2022 Ends : 4/13/2022
Meets on : Wednesday
Time : 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
$80

Italian Intermediate, Pt. E

This course is designed for students that have already attended all levels of Italian Basic and Intermediate A, B, C and D or for someone who feels fairly confident with intermediate Italian grammar.
Starts : 1/11/2022 Ends : 2/15/2022
Meets on : Tuesday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$80

Italian Basic Conversation & Grammar (Zoom Only)

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 : 10/28/2021 Ends : 12/9/2021
Meets on : Thursday
Time : 3:00 PM - 4:45 PM
$80
Starts : 1/13/2022 Ends : 2/17/2022
Meets on : Thursday
Time : 3:00 PM - 4:45 PM
$80
Starts : 3/10/2022 Ends : 4/14/2022
Meets on : Thursday
Time : 3:00 PM - 4:45 PM
$80

Cosmic Roots- The Conflict of Science & Religion

(In-Person Only) Explore the two-thousand-year quarrel between science and religion in the West.
Starts : 1/12/2022 Ends : 2/16/2022
Meets on : Wednesday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$80

Italian Intermediate, Pt. C (Zoom Only)

This class is intended for students that have already completed Italian Basic, Parts A and B or who are able to use present and past tenses.
No Scheduled Classes

Adobe Photoshop Elements (PSE 15-2021) (In-Person Only)

Learn techniques to unleash the visual potential of your digital images with Adobe Photoshop®, the most popular digital imaging software favored by amateur and professional photographers.
Starts : 3/8/2022 Ends : 4/12/2022
Meets on : Tuesday
Time : 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
$125

Intermediate IPhone Skills (In-Person Only)

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 : 10/27/2021 Ends : 12/8/2021
Meets on : Wednesday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$80
Starts : 1/12/2022 Ends : 2/16/2022
Meets on : Wednesday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$80
Starts : 3/9/2022 Ends : 4/13/2022
Meets on : Wednesday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$80

SIG: In the News (Zoom Only)

Join this discussion group focused on what’s "in the news" each week.
THIS SECTION IS FULL
Starts : 10/26/2021 Ends : 12/7/2021
Meets on : Tuesday
Time : 12:00 PM - 12:50 PM
$0
Starts : 1/11/2022 Ends : 2/15/2022
Meets on : Tuesday
Time : 12:00 PM - 12:50 PM
$0
Starts : 3/8/2022 Ends : 4/12/2022
Meets on : Tuesday
Time : 12:00 PM - 12:50 PM
$0

Introduction to Pencil Drawing & Sketching (In-Person Only)

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.
Starts : 1/11/2022 Ends : 2/15/2022
Meets on : Tuesday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$125

Introduction to Pencil Drawing and Sketching (color pencils)

(In-Person Only) You learned to draw in the last session, now in this class, you will work in different mediums.
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 10/26/2021 Ends : 12/7/2021
Meets on : Tuesday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$125
Starts : 3/8/2022 Ends : 4/12/2022
Meets on : Tuesday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$125

Constitutional Law (Zoom Only)

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 : 10/27/2021 Ends : 12/8/2021
Meets on : Wednesday
Time : 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
$80
Starts : 1/12/2022 Ends : 2/16/2022
Meets on : Wednesday
Time : 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
$80
Starts : 3/9/2022 Ends : 4/13/2022
Meets on : Wednesday
Time : 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
$80

Organizing Your IPhone Photos: Creating Photo Books (Zoom Only

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.
Starts : 1/13/2022 Ends : 2/17/2022
Meets on : Thursday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$80

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

Staying safe online is essential in today's world. In this class you will learn ways to keep your private information safe.
Starts : 1/10/2022 Ends : 2/21/2022
Meets on : Monday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$125
Starts : 1/10/2022 Ends : 2/21/2022
Meets on : Monday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$125

Osher Auditing Fee

Starts : 1/18/2022 Ends : 5/2/2022
Meets on :
Time : 0: AM - 0: AM
$500

Western Art, Masters and Masterpieces (Hybrid)

These art history lectures concentrate on various artistic periods of Western Art.
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 10/26/2021 Ends : 12/7/2021
Meets on : Tuesday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$80
Starts : 1/11/2022 Ends : 2/15/2022
Meets on : Tuesday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$80
Starts : 1/11/2022 Ends : 2/15/2022
Meets on : Tuesday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$80
Starts : 3/8/2022 Ends : 4/12/2022
Meets on : Tuesday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$80
Starts : 3/8/2022 Ends : 4/12/2022
Meets on : Tuesday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$80

Spanish Intermediate, PT. C (Zoom Only)

If you’ve taken Spanish Intermediate, Pts. A and B, and want to continue honing your Spanish skills, this course is for you.
Starts : 1/11/2022 Ends : 2/15/2022
Meets on : Tuesday
Time : 3:00 PM - 4:45 PM
$80
Starts : 1/14/2022 Ends : 2/18/2022
Meets on : Friday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$80

Music of the 1960's, Part 1 (Zoom Only)

An overview of various styles of popular music relevant during the 1960s.
Starts : 1/10/2022 Ends : 2/21/2022
Meets on : Monday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$80

Music of the 1960's, Pt. 2 (Zoom Only)

An overview of the popular music of the 1960s (continued).
Starts : 3/7/2022 Ends : 4/11/2022
Meets on : Monday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$80

SIG: Monday Morning Quarterback - Sports Only (Zoom Only)

Discuss current events in the world of sports.
THIS SECTION IS FULL
Starts : 10/27/2021 Ends : 12/8/2021
Meets on : Wednesday
Time : 12:00 PM - 12:50 PM
$0
Starts : 1/12/2022 Ends : 2/16/2022
Meets on : Wednesday
Time : 12:00 PM - 12:00 PM
$0
Starts : 3/9/2022 Ends : 4/13/2022
Meets on : Wednesday
Time : 12:00 PM - 12:50 PM
$0

New Windows 10 Operating System for Personal Computer

(Hybrid) Learn Windows 10 operating system for your PC.
Starts : 1/12/2022 Ends : 2/16/2022
Meets on : Wednesday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$125
Starts : 1/12/2022 Ends : 2/16/2022
Meets on : Wednesday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$125
Starts : 3/9/2022 Ends : 4/13/2022
Meets on : Wednesday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$125
Starts : 3/9/2022 Ends : 4/13/2022
Meets on : Wednesday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$125

Everyday French For Beginners, Pt. A (Zoom Only)

Do you want to learn French for travel and everyday life? This course is for you.
Starts : 1/11/2022 Ends : 2/15/2022
Meets on : Tuesday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$80

Intermediate French, Pt. B (Zoom Only)

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 : 10/28/2021 Ends : 12/9/2021
Meets on : Thursday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$80

Postural Stability, Balance & Mobility (Zoom Only)

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 : 10/28/2021 Ends : 12/9/2021
Meets on : Thursday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
$80
Starts : 1/13/2022 Ends : 2/17/2022
Meets on : Thursday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
$80
Starts : 3/10/2022 Ends : 4/14/2022
Meets on : Thursday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
$80

Apple Care - Answers to Questions Regarding Apple Devices

(Hybrid) In this course, you will learn how some of your apple devices work. IPhone, IPad, Macbook or Pro, IMac.
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 10/25/2021 Ends : 12/6/2021
Meets on : Monday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$125
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 10/25/2021 Ends : 12/6/2021
Meets on : Monday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$125
Starts : 1/10/2022 Ends : 2/21/2022
Meets on : Monday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$125
Starts : 1/10/2022 Ends : 2/21/2022
Meets on : Monday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$125
Starts : 3/7/2022 Ends : 4/11/2022
Meets on : Monday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$125
Starts : 3/7/2022 Ends : 4/11/2022
Meets on : Monday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$125

SIG: As the "Book" Pages Turn (Zoom Only)

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 : 10/27/2021 Ends : 12/8/2021
Meets on : Wednesday
Time : 12:00 PM - 12:50 PM
$0
Starts : 1/12/2022 Ends : 2/16/2022
Meets on : Wednesday
Time : 12:00 PM - 12:50 PM
$0
Starts : 3/9/2022 Ends : 4/13/2022
Meets on : Wednesday
Time : 12:00 PM - 12:50 PM
$0

Fit Mind - Evidence Based Exercises (Zoom Only)

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 : 10/28/2021 Ends : 12/9/2021
Meets on : Thursday
Time : 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
$80
Starts : 1/13/2022 Ends : 2/17/2022
Meets on : Thursday
Time : 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
$80
Starts : 3/10/2022 Ends : 4/14/2022
Meets on : Thursday
Time : 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
$80

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

Staying safe online is essential in today's world – Learn ways to keep your private information safe.
Starts : 3/7/2022 Ends : 4/11/2022
Meets on : Monday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$125
Starts : 3/7/2022 Ends : 4/11/2022
Meets on : Monday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$125

Italian Intermediate & Advanced Conversation & Grammar

(Zoom Only) This course is designed for students who have already attended all levels of Italian grammar or for those who are able to use all tenses properly and feel fluent in the language talking about different topics.
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 10/26/2021 Ends : 12/7/2021
Meets on : Tuesday
Time : 3:00 PM - 4:45 PM
$80
Starts : 1/11/2022 Ends : 2/15/2022
Meets on : Tuesday
Time : 3:00 PM - 4:45 PM
$80
Starts : 3/8/2022 Ends : 4/12/2022
Meets on : Tuesday
Time : 3:00 PM - 4:45 PM
$80

Advanced Spanish, Pt. B (Zoom Only)

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 : 10/28/2021 Ends : 12/9/2021
Meets on : Thursday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$80

Asia and its Position in the New World Order (Zoom Only)

In this course, we will examine the socioeconomic, historical, and political environment of specific Asiatic countries.
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 10/27/2021 Ends : 12/8/2021
Meets on : Wednesday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$80
Starts : 1/12/2022 Ends : 2/16/2022
Meets on : Wednesday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$80
Starts : 3/9/2022 Ends : 4/13/2022
Meets on : Wednesday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$80

Zendoodle - Patternwork for Meditation and Fun! (Zoom Only)

In this course, you will learn to draw simple patterns to meditate and use the patterns to create beautiful works of art. No meditation or art experience is necessary.
Starts : 1/14/2022 Ends : 2/18/2022
Meets on : Friday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$80

Intermediate French, Pt. C (Zoom Only)

This is a course for those who have completed Everyday French for Beginners, Parts A-D, and Intermediate French Parts A and B or who can demonstrate intermediate-level proficiency.
Starts : 1/13/2022 Ends : 2/17/2022
Meets on : Thursday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$80

Advanced Spanish, Pt. C (Zoom Only)

If you have completed Advanced Spanish, Pts. A and B (or, with instructor approval) and want to further improve your grammar skills, this course is for you!
Starts : 1/13/2022 Ends : 2/17/2022
Meets on : Thursday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$80

Advanced Spanish, Pt. D (Zoom Only)

If you have completed Advanced Spanish, Parts A-C (or with instructor approval) and want to further improve your Spanish skills, this course is for you!
Starts : 3/10/2022 Ends : 4/14/2022
Meets on : Thursday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$80

Advanced French (Zoom Only)

Have you completed all levels of French Intermediate and Advanced French, Pts. 1-3, 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 : 10/28/2021 Ends : 12/9/2021
Meets on : Thursday
Time : 3:00 PM - 4:45 PM
$80
Starts : 1/13/2022 Ends : 2/17/2022
Meets on : Thursday
Time : 3:00 PM - 4:45 PM
$80
Starts : 3/10/2022 Ends : 4/14/2022
Meets on : Thursday
Time : 3:00 PM - 4:45 PM
$80

Zendoodle Patternwork for Meditation & Fun - Intermediate (Zoom

(Zoom Only) In this course, we will review the steps for zendoodling. Each week you will learn three zendoodle patterns and shadings. No meditation or art experience is necessary and Part 1 is not a prerequisite.
Starts : 3/11/2022 Ends : 4/15/2022
Meets on : Friday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$80

British & American Classical Literature (Zoom Only)

In this course, we will explore six authors and read one of their shorter works (under 250 pages). Biographical information and the context of each writer’s time and place will be presented. A lively discussion is a central part of the class.
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 10/25/2021 Ends : 12/6/2021
Meets on : Monday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$80
Starts : 1/10/2022 Ends : 2/21/2022
Meets on : Monday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$80
Starts : 3/7/2022 Ends : 4/11/2022
Meets on : Monday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$80

The Rise & Fall of Ancient Kingdoms, Pt. 1 (Hybrid)

This course focuses on Mesopotamia and what is today, Modern Iraq. We will discuss how the cultures in this region significantly impacted our civilization's economic, social, political, and scientific foundations.
No Scheduled Classes

Religion in Human Evolution: The Axial Age, Part 1 (Hybrid)

This course is about the evolution of religion from archaic times through the axial age, a period in history from about the 8th to the 5th century BCE, when all the major religions in the world simultaneously reached a new stage of transcendent religious consciousness.
Starts : 1/12/2022 Ends : 2/16/2022
Meets on : Wednesday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$80
Starts : 1/12/2022 Ends : 2/16/2022
Meets on : Wednesday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$80

Religion in Human Evolution: The Axial Age, Part II

(Hybrid) This course is a continuation of Part 1 of Religion in Human Evolution: The Axial Age. In this course, we will examine how these forms of religion culminate in the Axial Age (a time, from roughly the 8th to the 5th centuries BCE).
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 10/27/2021 Ends : 12/8/2021
Meets on : Wednesday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$80
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 10/27/2021 Ends : 12/8/2021
Meets on : Wednesday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$80
Starts : 3/9/2022 Ends : 4/13/2022
Meets on : Wednesday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$80
Starts : 3/9/2022 Ends : 4/13/2022
Meets on : Wednesday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$80

Hot Takes on Tallahassee (Hybrid)

From redistricting to red tide, condo construction to corporate tax breaks, from January 11-March 11 the Florida Legislature will be addressing topics that affect all of us. Dr. Nancy Lawther details the proposals that gain traction and identifies the legislators with clout.
Starts : 1/10/2022 Ends : 2/21/2022
Meets on : Monday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$80
Starts : 1/10/2022 Ends : 2/21/2022
Meets on : Monday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$80

Tour of Faulkner's Yoknapatawpha County (Zoom Only)

Yoknapatawpha County is a fictional Mississippi county created by William Faulkner, largely based upon and inspired by Lafayette County, Mississippi, and its county seat of Oxford, Mississippi (which Faulkner renamed Jefferson). Unlike many other southern post-Civil War writers, William Faulkner refused to romanticize his ancestors’ antebellum South. On this tour, you will witness cantankerousness, stupidity, malice, immorality, crimes of various types which occurred as a result of being the losers in the Civil War.
Starts : 3/9/2022 Ends : 4/13/2022
Meets on : Wednesday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$80

Shirley Jackson: A Cornerstone of American Gothic Literature

(Zoon Only) In this course, we will examine the works of Shirley Jackson. Her most well-known story, “The Lottery,” first appeared in the June 26, 1948 edition of “The New Yorker” and remains for that magazine the story with the most reader responses.
Starts : 1/12/2022 Ends : 2/16/2022
Meets on : Wednesday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$80

Afghanistan: More Than A War (Zoom Only)

In this course, we will explore the political and religious history of Afghanistan as well as its tribal and diverse artistic, cultural and tribal traditions – Bactrian and Greco-Buddhist art; Buz-Baz, a musical puppetry tradition; the sport of Buzkashi; and distinctive tribal textiles.
Starts : 1/12/2022 Ends : 2/16/2022
Meets on : Wednesday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$80

Viet Nam: More Than A War (Zoom Only)

his course will examine and explore Viet Nam on its own terms: its culture; its integration of ancient Buddhist, Taoist, Confucian religious traditions with more recent Christian and Muslim influences; its distinctive arts; and Vietnamese society today.
Starts : 3/9/2022 Ends : 4/13/2022
Meets on : Wednesday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$80

Back to the Future: A 20th Century Retrospective (Hybrid)

The objective of this course is to examine the myriad political, social, economic, and cultural changes that occurred in the last century in order to better understand where we are today as a nation.
Starts : 1/13/2022 Ends : 2/17/2022
Meets on : Thursday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$80
Starts : 1/13/2022 Ends : 2/17/2022
Meets on : Thursday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$80

Basic Portuguese (Zoom Only)

This course is designed for students who wish to learn Portuguese in a fast, interesting, practical, and efficient way. Note: This is an immersion class, taught by a native speaker, entirely in Portuguese. (Native English speakers may find the immersion method more challenging while most native Spanish speakers may find that they understand Portuguese speakers so long as they speak slowly and clearly).
Starts : 3/10/2022 Ends : 4/14/2022
Meets on : Thursday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$80

Current Findings in Biology & Medicine (Zoom Only)

In this course, we will examine some of the latest findings in Biology and Medicine. Participants will be provided with all articles. Discussion will be encouraged.
Starts : 1/12/2022 Ends : 2/16/2022
Meets on : Wednesday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$80
Starts : 3/9/2022 Ends : 4/13/2022
Meets on : Wednesday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$80

Eating, Drinking & Making Merry in the Age of Shakespeare (Hybri

(Hybrid) This course is about the fun side of life - food, drink, and recreation - in 16th and 17th century England. Get a sense of the flavor and feeling of daily life nearly five centuries ago by talking about the meals people ate, their table manners, the beverages they drank, the taverns and coffeehouses where they socialized, and the various ways they entertained themselves and each other in their free time.
Starts : 1/11/2022 Ends : 2/15/2022
Meets on : Tuesday
Time : 3:00 PM - 4:45 PM
$80
Starts : 1/11/2022 Ends : 2/15/2022
Meets on : Tuesday
Time : 3:00 PM - 4:45 PM
$80

The Tudors (Hybrid)

The Tudors are the most famous family in British history. This class offers an in-depth look at the Tudors, cutting through the mythology and fiction to get at the equally fascinating reality of this famous family and their impact on Britain.
Starts : 3/8/2022 Ends : 4/12/2022
Meets on : Tuesday
Time : 3:00 PM - 4:45 PM
$80
Starts : 3/8/2022 Ends : 4/12/2022
Meets on : Tuesday
Time : 3:00 PM - 4:45 PM
$80

Filling in the Gaps: Diverse Musical Periods & Genres (Zoom Only

In this course, we will be shining a new light on interesting and/or unusual music topics that are not regularly studied. The specific works, within the topics of four classes will be selected by the students on the first day of class.
Starts : 1/14/2022 Ends : 2/18/2022
Meets on : Friday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$80
Starts : 3/11/2022 Ends : 4/15/2022
Meets on : Friday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$80

Hollywood Scores: A Fertile Land for Jews, Pt. 1 (Zoom Only)

In this course, we will examine how Jewish immigrants, some of them after escaping the Nazi regime, created the Hollywood music that we have all loved since childhood. We will examine how famous scores like Citizen Kane, Casablanca, Ben Hur, and Psycho were written and performed. Anecdotes and stories along with audiovisuals and musical examples will be used.
Starts : 1/10/2022 Ends : 2/21/2022
Meets on : Monday
Time : 3:00 PM - 4:45 PM
$80

Hollywood Scores: A Fertile Land for Jews, Pt. 2 (Zoom Only)

The Hollywood film story is also a story of music. Creating the right atmosphere with music is not always easy but those who can do it are able to accompany images in a sublime way and move the viewer to tremble, laugh or cry. We will explore the role of music in the perception of images through decades of changing tastes. You will learn about the top composers struggles and secrets and how they found their groove.
Starts : 3/7/2022 Ends : 4/11/2022
Meets on : Monday
Time : 3:00 PM - 4:45 PM
$80

Islamic Sciences & Innovations (Hybrid)

In this course, you will be introduced to the work, contributions, and innovations of great philosophers, writers, and scientists during the development and expansion of Islam between the 7th and 14th centuries, the Golden Age of Islam and beyond.
Starts : 1/13/2022 Ends : 2/17/2022
Meets on : Thursday
Time : 3:00 PM - 4:45 PM
$80
Starts : 1/13/2022 Ends : 2/17/2022
Meets on : Thursday
Time : 3:00 PM - 4:45 PM
$80
Starts : 3/10/2022 Ends : 4/14/2022
Meets on : Thursday
Time : 3:00 PM - 4:45 PM
$80
Starts : 3/10/2022 Ends : 4/14/2022
Meets on : Thursday
Time : 3:00 PM - 4:45 PM
$80

Italy: Eat, Shop & Love (Zoom Only)

During this 6-week course, you will be virtually transported to an Italian Piazza where you will learn the best ways to fully enjoy a trip to Italy.
Starts : 1/14/2022 Ends : 2/18/2022
Meets on : Friday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$80

Introduction to Poverty & Education (Zoom Only)

In this course, we will examine how poverty and social constructs impact marginalized groups in educational settings. We will take a deep dive into conceptualizing poverty and unpack the implications with case studies and close-out with roundtable discussions.
Starts : 3/11/2022 Ends : 4/15/2022
Meets on : Friday
Time : 3:00 PM - 4:45 PM
$80

Living Effectively During the Covid-19 Pandemic (Zoom Only)

This discussion course will focus on the impact of Covid-19 on our lives and how we can cope effectively during the ongoing pandemic. We will discuss the beneficial effects of social support, how to cope with grief, strategies to reduce stress, adjusting to the “new normal,” and lessons learned from Covid-19.
Starts : 1/10/2022 Ends : 2/21/2022
Meets on : Monday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$90

Love in Art. The Love of Art (Hybrid)

These art history lectures will explore how artists have interpreted love and desire with different styles, following or avoiding religious restrictions, in some cases evading censorship, in others, challenging the authorities.
Starts : 1/11/2022 Ends : 2/15/2022
Meets on : Tuesday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$80
Starts : 1/11/2022 Ends : 2/15/2022
Meets on : Tuesday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$80

Some American Notable Artists (Hybrid)

In this course, we will examine the lives and works of Gorky, Rothko, De Kooning Pollock, Rauschenberg, and others to determine how art was created in America and the influence of foreign artists. We will conclude with an analysis of the works of Andy Warhol and Jean-Michel Basquiat.
Starts : 3/8/2022 Ends : 4/12/2022
Meets on : Tuesday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$80
Starts : 3/8/2022 Ends : 4/12/2022
Meets on : Tuesday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$80

More than Popcorn (Workshop) (Hybrid)

In this course, we use films as a starting point and resource to reflect on the way we view ourselves and the world around us. A movie will be selected each week and recommended for you to watch before class. We will discuss the topics, situations, and characters presented in each movie, and dig deeper into the underlying themes we can use to reference experiences in real life. In this course, we use films as a starting point and resource to reflect on the way we view ourselves and the world around us. A movie will be selected each week and recommended for you to watch before class. We will discuss the topics, situations, and characters presented in each movie, and dig deeper into the underlying themes we can use to reference experiences in real life. In this course, we use films as a starting point and resource to reflect on the way we view ourselves and the world around us. A movie will be selected each week and recommended for you to watch before class. We will discuss the topics, situations, and characters presented in each movie, and dig deeper into the underlying themes we can use to reference experiences in real life. You are encouraged to watch each movie assigned, but you need not watch the movies in order to participate in the weekly discussions.
Starts : 3/9/2022 Ends : 4/13/2022
Meets on : Wednesday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$90
Starts : 3/9/2022 Ends : 4/13/2022
Meets on : Wednesday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$90

Motown, Soul & Mainstream (Zoom Only)

As the popularity of Rock and Roll hit its stride in the 1960s, artists from the Rhythm and Blues styles merged into the mainstream. An exciting power point presentation of audio and video films will be used to share the music of Ray Charles, James Brown, Aretha Franklin, as well as Smokey Robinson, Diana Ross, Stevie Wonder and a torrent of stars from Barry Gordy’s Motown a.k.a “Hitsville U.S.A.”
Starts : 3/8/2022 Ends : 4/12/2022
Meets on : Tuesday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$80

Louis Armstrong: The King of Jazz (Zoom Only)

Learn how the man they called “Pops” conquered New Orleans, Chicago and New York with his trumpet, voice and genuine love of music! You will see video clips, audio samples and hear stories about one of the greatest figures of the 20th century. Discover how Louis Armstrong changed American popular music forever!
Starts : 1/11/2022 Ends : 2/15/2022
Meets on : Tuesday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$80

Native American Indigenous Studies, I (Zoom Only)

In this course, students will be provided with an introductory grasp on major concepts, theoretical highlights, and important figures and histories of Native American and Indigenous Studies, also known as American Indian Studies or First Nations Studies.
Starts : 1/14/2022 Ends : 2/18/2022
Meets on : Friday
Time : 3:00 PM - 4:45 PM
$80

Native American Indigenous Studies, II (Zoom Only)

In this course, students will be provided with an introductory grasp on major concepts, theoretical highlights, and important figures and histories of Native American and Indigenous Studies, also known as American Indian Studies or First Nations Studies. We will pay special attention to the Americas, what Amerindians called Turtle Island or Abya Yala. Each week, we will deal with a keyword(s) in Native Studies and then discuss the histories, politics, and disciplinary concerns associated with the keyword(s).
Starts : 3/11/2022 Ends : 4/15/2022
Meets on : Friday
Time : 3:00 PM - 4:45 PM
$80

The Philosophy of Jean-Paul Sartre (Zoom Only)

In this class, we will examine the Philosophy of Jean-Paul Sartre (1905-1980).
Starts : 1/11/2022 Ends : 2/15/2022
Meets on : Tuesday
Time : 3:00 PM - 4:45 PM
$80

Philosophy: Simone de Beauvoir (Zoom Only)

In this class, we will examine Simone de Beauvoir: novelist and feminist (1908-1986).
Starts : 3/8/2022 Ends : 4/12/2022
Meets on : Tuesday
Time : 3:00 PM - 4:45 PM
$80

SIG: Schmoozin' on a Thursday Afternoon (Zoom Only)

Since the pandemic broke out, the OLLI at UM social committee has been out of commission. If you miss the interaction, come spend 50 minutes with your fellow OLLI at UM members socializing over zoom. Each week we will discuss different theme.
Starts : 1/13/2022 Ends : 2/17/2022
Meets on : Thursday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$0

So You Want to Write A Book? (Zoom Only)

Have you carried a book idea, or several, in your head for years? Learn how to navigate the shoals of perfecting a book idea to the point of self-publishing or sending to an agent/editor.
Starts : 1/13/2022 Ends : 2/17/2022
Meets on : Thursday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$80
Starts : 3/10/2022 Ends : 4/14/2022
Meets on : Thursday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$80

Great American Choreographers (Zoom Only)

In this course, you will be introduced to the work of six pioneering American choreographers and consider their influence and legacy in the international dance world and broader cultural landscape.
Starts : 3/11/2022 Ends : 4/15/2022
Meets on : Friday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$80

Contemporary French Cinema (Zoom Only)

This course surveys iconic French films from the 1990s to the present day. We will study the production context, key aesthetics and critical reception of each film to understand how French cinema continues to provoke and inspire audiences around the world. Films will be screened online outside of class time with English subtitles.
Starts : 1/14/2022 Ends : 2/18/2022
Meets on : Friday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$80

Women Filmmakers (Zoom Only)

This course surveys the work of six women film directors and traces their different career paths, positions within the industry, aesthetic influences, signature traits and thematic concerns. Our class will focus on the modes of filmmaking and stereotypical genres assigned to women and explore the directors who have managed to branch out, find their voice and leave their mark on the screen.
Starts : 3/11/2022 Ends : 4/15/2022
Meets on : Friday
Time : 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$80

Train Journeys Around the World with Anush (In-Person Only)

Join Anush as she shares her train adventures around the world. This class is for train buffs and for those who want to learn more about how to travel by train or who want to know more about the world in general.
Starts : 1/12/2022 Ends : 2/16/2022
Meets on : Wednesday
Time : 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
$80