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Course Schedule - Spring 2016

 Spring 2016 Course Schedule

Course Description and Bio:  Click on the course code (for example, Mo-A1-10-TBE) just above the course title for a full description of that course and a brief biography of its course leader(s). 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, it 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. Whether printing the file or this page, be sure to use landscape format to see all three course days.


 Time  Mondays at
Temple Beth Elohim (TBE)

starting Feb. 29
 Thursdays at
Temple Beth Elohim (TBE)
starting March 3
 9:45
- 11:15
Mo-A1-10-TBE
Films about Racism and Anti-Semitism (2 blocks)
    
    Irwin Silver

Mo-A2-10-TBE
Teddy Roosevelt
Marvin Snider

Mo-A3-10-TBE
Reading and Enjoying Two Great Poets: W.B. Yeats and Wislawa Szymborska
    
    Ruth Kramer Baden

Th-A1-10-TBE
The USA from 1945 to the Present
Harriet Janel Starrett
        (Closed)

Th-A2-10-TBE
Painters of the Italian Renaissance
    
    Suzanne Art
        (Closed)

Th-A3-10-TBE
The Rise of the Anti-Hero: three 19th century French Novels
 
        Lois Ziegelman
(Course not being given)

 11:15
- 11:30
 Break  Break
11:30
- 1:00 
Mo-A1-10-TBE
Films about Racism and Anti-Semitism (2 blocks)
        Irwin Silver

Mo-B2-10-TBE
Old Settlers, New Immigrants:  The Hispanic Presence in the U.S.
    
    Gene Kupferschmid

Mo-B3-5a-TBE
A Taste of Science and
Technology
(5-week course starting Feb. 29)
        Peter Schmidt
        and Gillian Geffin


Mo-B4-5b-TBE
Selected Topics in Crime, Punishment, and Prevention
(5-week course starting April 4)

    
    Sandy Sherizen


Th-B1-10-TBE
Sisters in Crime: Women Mystery Writers Golden Age--present
Sandy Grasfield
and Dana Kaplan

(Closed)

Th-B2-5a-TBE
The Why of Photography
(5-week course starting March 3)
Stephen Gabeler (Gabe)

Th-B3-5b-TBE
Everything You Wanted to Know about Your Brain, but Couldn’t Remember to Ask
(5-week course starting April 7)
Arnold Kerzner
(Closed)

Th-B4-10-TBE
Fiction with a Math Chaser
Joel Kamer

Th-B5-5a-TBE
A Tiny Event of Cosmic Importance: Shakespeare’s Hamlet and Stoppard’s Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead
(5-week course starting March 3)
Michael Kaufman
[Added Jan. 25]

 1:00
- 1:15
Break
Break
 1:15
- 2:15
Speaker or other activity Speaker or other activity
2:15
- 2:30
Break
Break
2:30
- 4:00
Mo-C1-10-TBE
The American Dream in Crisis
Mary and Richard Mansfield
(Closed)

Mo-C2-5b-TBE
The Irish as Revealed in Short Fiction
(5-week course starting April 4)

    
    Helen Kolsky

Mo-C3-5b-TBE
History of Islam
(5-week course starting April 4)
 
        Edmond Murad
Th-C1-5a-TBE
A Tiny Event of Cosmic Importance: Shakespeare’s Hamlet and Stoppard’s Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead
(5-week course starting March 3)
Michael Kaufman

Th-C3-10-TBE
Accidental Empire: Israel and the Settlements
 
        Carole Levy

Th-C4-10-TBE
This is Your Life: Now Write About It
 
        Lloyd David

  
Time Tuesdays at
Temple Shir Tikva (TST)
starting March 1
10:30- 12:00 Tu-A1-10-TST
The Elephant in the Room: How Language Affects Our Thinking
MaryAnn Byrnes

Tu-A2-10-TST
Journey into American Feminist History and Literature
        Alorie Parkhill

Tu-A3-10-TST
Hard Times: Contemporary Challenges
Marty Nichols
and Richard Mansfield

Tu-A4-10-TST
The USA from 1945 to the Present
Harriet Janel Starrett
[Added Jan. 25]
        (Closed)

 12:00
- 1:00
 Lunchtime break
 1:00
- 2:30
Tu-B1-10-TST
Collage and the Development of Consciousness
Carole and Mark McNamee

Tu-B2-10-TST
Religious Literacy: the Eastern Religions
Rabbi Robert Orkand

Tu-B3-5b-TST
The LILAC Players Alive and Well

(5-week course starting April 19;
 there is no fee for this course)
Judie Strauss





Note added Jan. 25:  Second sections of two closed courses.  Due to high interest in two courses that filled rather quickly, and with the assent of the Course Leaders, we are able to offer second sections of

A Tiny Event of Cosmic Importance: Shakespeare’s Hamlet and Stoppard’s Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead, led by  Michael Kaufman, on Thursdays, second period (11:30-1:00) at Temple Beth Elohim, a 5-week course starting on March 3.  For the course description, click here.

The USA from 1945 to the Present, led by Harriet Janel Starrett, on Tuesdays, first period (10:30-12:00) at Temple Shir Tikva, a 10-week course starting on March 1.  For the course description, click here.


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).  Be sure to use landscape format to see all three course days.


Updated March 1, 2016



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Peter Schmidt,
Jan 1, 2016, 12:37 PM
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