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Course Schedule - Spring 2017

 Spring 2017 Course Schedule

Course Description and Bio:  We urge you to read the course description carefully before choosing a course.

5-week Courses: Note that there are several 5-week courses given in the first and second half of the semester (designated by 5a and 5b, respectively, in the course code)

Film course:  Although it extends over 2 class blocks, a film course counts as one course with a course fee of $135.

For a printable version of the course schedule (3 pages), click here or go to the bottom of this page for the file to print or view.

Registration: There is a limit of 20 course-weeks (two 10-week courses, one 10-week and 2 5-week courses, etc.).

Click on the day just below to go to the course offerings for that day, or scroll down: 

Tuesdays starting Feb. 28; April 4 start for 2nd-half 5-week courses
Click on the course code for a full description of that course and a brief biography of its course leader(s).

 Time  Course Leader         Course Title                                                                               Course Code
1st Period:
10:00 - 11:30
Mary and Richard Mansfield
Beyond IQ and Talent: Grit and Emotional Intelligence 1Tue-1A-10
Alorie Parkhill Moving Through this Life as a Woman, Man or a Variation on the Theme
(Not being given this semester)
1Tue-1B-10
Joel Kamer
Short Stories with a Dash of Math 1Tue-1C-10
Joel Freedman Introduction to Digital Photography
1Tue-1D-10
11:30 - 11:45 Break
11:45 - 12:45 Lunchtime Speaker or other activity
12:45 - 1:00 Break
2nd Period:
1:00 - 2:30
Rabbi Robert Orkand
More from the Book of Genesis
1Tue-2A-10
Marty Nichols Great Decisions +2 1Tue-2B-10
Lois Novotny Shakespeare, Opera and Ballet: Transforming One Art Form into Another
(5 weeks starting Feb. 28)
1Tue-2C-5a
Joanne Tuck Reconstruction (1865-1877): Its Legacy in Our Time
(5 weeks starting April 6)
1Tue-2D-5b


Wednesdays starting March 1; April 5 start for 2nd-half 5-week courses
Click on the course code for a full description of that course and a brief biography of its course leader(s).

 Time  Course Leader         Course Title                                                                               Course Code
1st Period:
9:45 - 11:15
Judith Pinnolis Jews and French Film
(2-period class: 9:45 - 1:00)
(Closed)
2Wed-1A-10
Art Finstein Why Sing Plays? An Exploration into the Craft of American Musical Theater 2Wed-1B-10
Carole McNamee
Writing a Memoir: Continuing the Story
(5 weeks starting March 1)
2Wed-1C-5a
Elizabeth Cabot More Virginia Woolf
(5 weeks starting April 5) 
2Wed-1D-5b
Mitch Fischman Boston’s Skyline - Boom or Bust
(5 weeks starting March 1)
2Wed-1E-5a
11:15 - 11:30 Break
2nd Period:
11:30 - 1:00
Judith Pinnolis Jews and French Film  continued
(2-period class: 9:45 - 1:00)
(Closed)
2Wed-1A-10
Michael Kaufman Literature on Leadership 2Wed-2B-10
Myrna Rybezyk and Theo Koziol Writing a Memoir: One Story at a Time
(Not being given this semester)
2Wed-2C-10
Robert Berlin Climate Change: The Greatest Threat to our Planet or Hoax 2Wed-2D-10
 1:00 - 2:00 Lunchtime
 3rd Period:
2:00 - 3:30
Harriet Janel-Starrett How to Develop a Vibrant/Productive American Economy 2Wed-3A-10
Ruth Kramer Baden
Stanley Kunitz’ The Wild Braid - A Poet ... in the Garden
(5 weeks starting April 5)
2Wed-3B-5b
Marvin Snider Hamilton
(Closed)
2Wed-3C-10
Bette Lehman Tales of Seduction and Betrayal: Short Stories of the Modern Age
(5 weeks starting April 5)
(Closed)
2Wed-3D-5b

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Thursdays starting March 2; April 6 start for 2nd-half 5-week courses
Click on the course code for a full description of that course and a brief biography of its course leader(s).

 Time  Course Leader          Course Title                                                                              Course Code
1st Period:
9:45 - 11:15
Irwin Silver Comedy: Laughter on Film
(2-period class: 9:45 - 1:00)
3Thu-1A-10
Suzanne Art From Frou-frou to Heroic: Painting in 18th and early 19th Century France 3Thu-1B-10
Harriet and Dick Kahn  Ten of our Favorite Short Stories
(Closed)
3Thu-1C-10
Alice Freedman The Fiction of Ian McEwan
(Not being given this semester)
3Thu-1D-10
11:15 - 11:30 Break
2nd Period:
11:30 - 1:00
Irwin Silver Comedy: Laughter on Film  continued
(2-period class: 9:45 - 1:00)
3Thu-1A-10
Phyllis Cohen New Yorker Short Fiction Colloquium
(5 weeks starting March 2)
(Not being given this semester)
3Thu-2B-5a
Arnold Kerzner Everything You Wanted to Know About Hormones, but Were too Exhausted to Ask
(5 weeks starting April 6, missing April 20, and ending May 18 in makeup week)
(Closed)
3Thu-2C-5b
Lois Ziegelman Anna Karenina 3Thu-2D-10
Sandy Grasfield and
Dana Kaplan
Sleuths for All Seasons: a Global Survey
(Closed)
3Thu-2E-10
 1:00 - 2:00 Lunchtime
 3rd Period:
2:00 - 3:30
Carole Levy Philip Roth: The Historical Dimensions of his Literature
(Now a 5-week course starting April 6)
3Thu-3A-5b
Bonnie Lass Bobby Zimmerman: Nobel Laureate
(5 weeks starting March 2)
3Thu-3B-5a
Sandy Sherizen
Selected Hot Topics in Crime, Punishment, and Prevention
(5 weeks starting March 2)
3Thu-3C-5a
Judie Strauss
LILAC Players
No charge,and does not count against the 20 course-week limit 
(5 weeks starting April 6)
3Thu-3D-5b

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Attached Files:  Course Schedule (3 pages) – click on the file name below to view or print; click on the down-arrow to the far right of the file name to download (you may have to scroll over to see it). 


Updated March 17, 2017



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Peter Schmidt,
Jan 9, 2017, 3:25 AM
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