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Course Schedule - Spring 2018

LLAIC Course Schedule - Spring 2018

Course Description and Course Leader 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). There is also one 7-week course starting in the fourth week.

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 (3 pages), click here or go to the bottom of this page for the file to print or view.


Tuesdays starting Feb. 27; April 10 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 '50’s and '60’s
(2-period class: 9:45 - 1:00)
1Tue-1A-10
Fara Faramarzpour Five Episodes in the History of Science
(5-week course starting Feb. 27)
1Tue-1B-5a
Donald Bermont Being Human: A Multi-Disciplinary Examination of an Imperfect Species 1Tue-1C-10
11:15 - 11:30 Break
2nd Period:
11:30 - 1:00
Peter and Naomi Schmidt The Golden Years of Foreign Film: The '50’s and '60’s
(2-period class: 9:45 - 1:00)
1Tue-1A-10
Sandy Sherizen Manipulation
(Closed)
1Tue-2B-10
Marvin Snider Truman
1Tue-2C-10
Bob Berlin Saving our Grandchildren’s World: Alternatives to Fossil Fuels      (Not being given this semester) 1Tue-2D-10
1:00 - 2:15
Break and Lunch
3rd Period:
2:15 - 3:45
Robert Orkand Religion in American Life, Part 2 1Tue-3A-10
Carole Levy Selected Works of Literature that have Influenced Social Change 1Tue-3B-10
Richard Pearson Religion and the First Amendment
(5-week course starting April 10)
1Tue-3C-5b


Wednesdays starting Feb. 28; April 11 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 Opera Buffa - Comedy Tonight
(2-period class: 9:45 - 1:00)
(5-week course starting April 18 [changed from April 11]:
   course will extend into make-up week)

2Wed-1A-5b
Mark McNamee It’s Your Brain: An Introduction to Neuroscience
(Closed)
2Wed-1B-10
Maryann Wyner Somerset Maugham: Selected Short Stories 2Wed-1C-10
Myrna Rybczyk Writing a Memoir: One Story at a Time
(Not being given this semester)
2Wed-1D-10
11:15 - 11:30 Break
2nd Period:
11:30 - 1:00
Lois Novotny Opera Buffa - Comedy Tonight
(2-period class: 9:45 - 1:00)
(5-week course starting April 18 [changed from April 11]:
   course will extend into make-up week)
2Wed-1A-5b
Harriet Janel-Starrett The USA in the 20th and 21st Centuries 2Wed-2B-10
Judith Scott Movements in Modern Art
(7-week course starting March 21)
2Wed-2C-7b
Maryann Wyner and Judie Strauss LILAC Players  (Free course)
(5-week course starting April 11)
2Wed-2D-5b
1:00 - 2:00 Lunchtime

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Thursdays starting March 1; April 12 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 Films of Clint Eastwood: Actor, Director or Both
(2-period class: 9:45 - 1:00)
(5-week course starting April 12)

3Thu-1A-5b
Suzanne Art Nevertheless, She Persisted: Remarkable Women in Western Art        (Closed)
3Thu-1C-10
Richard and Mary MansfieldHow to Develop and Teach a Lifelong Learning Course 
(Free course)
(5-week course starting March 1)
 3Thu-1D-5a
Dorie Weintraub
From Bulfinch to the 21st Century – (Some of) My Favorite Buildings        (Closed)
(5-week course starting April 12)
 3Thu-1E-5b
Joel Kamer
Fun with Numbers  3Thu-1F-10
11:15 - 11:30 Break
2nd Period:
11:30 - 1:00
Irwin Silver The Films of Clint Eastwood: Actor, Director or Both
(2-period class: 9:45 - 1:00)
(5-week course starting April 12)

3Thu-1A-5b
Phil RadoffA Guided Tour of Two Verdi Masterpieces: Rigoletto and La Traviata
(5-week course starting March 1)
Note: course was moved from 1st to 2nd period 12/22/17
3Thu-2E-5a
Arnold Kerzner What is Love: A Biological, Psychological, Poetic and Philosophical Review
(5-week course starting April 12)
3Thu-2B-5b
Sandy Grasfield Mysteries in Massachusetts
(Closed)
3Thu-2C-10
Lois Ziegelman Great American Plays of the 20th Century
(5-week course starting April 12)
3Thu-2D-5b
 1:00 - 2:15 Lunchtime
  3rd Period:
2:15 - 3:45
Art Finstein Why Sing Plays?
(Not being given this semester)
3Thu-3A-10
Mary Mansfield and Phyllis Cohen Justice: What's the Right Thing to do? 3Thu-3B-10
Gillian Geffin Genetics: From a Monk’s Musings to Mutations in Modern Medicine
(5-week course starting April 12)
3Thu-3C-5b
Richard Mansfield and Joe Bongiardina
Policy and Politics: Contemporary Issues
3Thu-3D-10

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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 May 17, 2018


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Peter Schmidt,
Dec 22, 2017, 1:36 PM
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