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Course Schedule - Fall 2017

Course Schedule - Fall 2017

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)

Two-class-period courses count as one:  Courses that extend over 2 class periods (such as a film course), count as one course. The fee is $135 for a two-period 10-week course, and $75 for a two-period 5-week course.


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

Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays

For a printable version (5 pages), click here or go to the bottom of this page for the file to print or view.


Tuesdays starting Sept. 12; Oct. 24 start for 2nd-half 5-week courses
Click on the Course Leader name 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
Peter and Naomi Schmidt The Golden Years of Foreign Film: The ‘50s and ‘60s
(2-period class: 9:45 - 1:00)
(Closed) 
1Tue-1A-10
Phyllis Cohen The New Yorker Short Story Roundtable
(Not being given this semester)
1Tue-1B-5a
Burns Woodward Manic Depressive Illness in the Lives and Works of Four Great Novelists
(5 weeks starting Oct. 24)
1Tue-1C-5b
Joel Freedman Basic Digital Photography 1Tue-1D-10
Richard Mansfield and Joe Bongiardina Policy and Politics: Contemporary Issues and Trends
(Closed)
1Tue-1E-10
11:15 - 11:30 Break
2nd Period:
11:30 - 1:00
Peter and Naomi Schmidt The Golden Years of Foreign Film: The ‘50s and ‘60s
(2-period class: 9:45 - 1:00)
(Closed)
1Tue-1A-10
Ruth Kramer Baden A Hit Parade of Favorite Poems and Poets
(5 weeks starting Sept. 12)
(Closed)
1Tue-2B-5a
Bert Levine PACs, Power, and Politics: Campaign Money and Lobbying
(5 weeks starting Oct. 24)
(Closed)
1Tue-2C-5b
Sandy Sherizen Manipulation: Hidden Influences Affecting How We Choose Our Cereal, Politicians, Clothes, Spouses and Life Desires
(Closed)
1Tue-2D-10
Anna Markus A Grandparent's Guide to Issue-focused Children’s Literature
(Not being given this semester)
1Tue-2E-10
1:00 - 2:15
Break and Lunch
3rd Period:
2:15 - 3:45
Rabbi Robert Orkand Religion in American Life — A Short History, Part 1
(Closed)
1Tue-3A-10
Richard and Mary Mansfield Beyond IQ and Talent: Emotional Intelligence and Grit 1Tue-3B-10
Barbara Neufeld What’s All the Fuss About? Exploring Charters, Vouchers, and Other Models of School Choice in K-12 Schools.
(Not being given this semester)
1Tue-3C-10


Wednesdays starting Sept. 13; Oct. 25 start for 2nd-half 5-week courses
Click on the Course Leader name 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
Lois Novotny Puccini’s Heroines (not all meet tragic ends)
(2-period class: 9:45 - 1:00)
(5 weeks starting Oct. 25)
2Wed-1A-5b
Liz Cabot Four New England Poets: Landscapes and Inscapes
(5 weeks starting Sept. 13)
2Wed-1B-5a
Martin Agulnek Conversations and Issues from The New Yorker
(5 weeks starting Sept. 13)
2Wed-1C-5a
Dorie Weintraub AIA From Bulfinch to the 21st Century – (Some of) My Favorite Buildings
(5 weeks starting Oct. 25)
(Closed)
2Wed-1D-5b
Carole McNamee and Myrna Rybczyk Writing a Memoir: One Story at a Time
(Closed)
2Wed-1E-10
11:15 - 11:30 Break
2nd Period:
11:30 - 1:00
Lois Novotny Puccini’s Heroines (not all meet tragic ends)
(2-period class: 9:45 - 1:00)
(5 weeks starting Oct. 25)
2Wed-1A-5b
Harriet Janel-Starrett The Hope for the United States of America
(Closed)
2Wed-2B-10
Michael Levy The Korean War — Still With Us 2Wed-2C-10
Judie Strauss and Maryann Wyner
LILAC Players   (No course fee)
(5 weeks starting Oct. 25)
 2Wed-2D-5b
1:00 - 2:00 Lunchtime

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Thursdays starting Sept. 7; Nov. 2 start for 2nd-half 5-week courses
Click on the Course Leader name 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 The Great Directors Series: Steven Spielberg
(2-period class: 9:45 - 1:00)
3Thu-1A-10
Suzanne Art Nevertheless She Persisted: Remarkable Women
in Western Art
(Closed)
3Thu-1B-10
Alice Freedman Selected Works of Ian McEwan:  Insights Into A Brilliant Contemporary British Author 3Thu-1C-10
11:15 - 11:30 Break
2nd Period:
11:30 - 1:00
Irwin Silver The Great Directors Series: Steven Spielberg
(2-period class: 9:45 - 1:00)
3Thu-1A-10
Dana Kaplan and Sandy Grasfield Sleuths for All Seasons:  A Global Survey
(Closed)
3Thu-2B-10
Marvin Snider Hamilton
(Closed)
3Thu-2C-10
Lois Ziegelman The Human Predicament: The End of an Era
(Not being given this semester)
3Thu-2D-10
Arnold Kerzner What is Love: A Biological, Psychological, Poetic and Philosophical Review
(5 weeks starting Nov. 2)
(Closed)
3Thu-2E-5b
 1:00 - 2:15 Lunchtime
  3rd Period:
2:15 - 3:45
Mary Mansfield The Art of Story-Telling
(Not being given this semester)
3Thu-3B-10
Bob Berlin Climate Change in Trump's America: Challenges and Opportunities
(Not being given this semester)
3Thu-3C-10
Barbara Apstein James Joyce’s Ulysses 3Thu-3D-10

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Attached Files:
Course Schedule (5 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 Dec. 13, 2017


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Peter Schmidt,
Jul 3, 2017, 4:40 AM
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