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Course Schedule Fall 2016

 Fall 2016 Course Schedule

Course Description and Bio:  Click on the course code 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.

 Time  Tuesdays
starting Sept. 13;
Nov. 1 for 2nd-half 5-week
 10:00
- 11:30
Tue-1A-10
The Evolution of the Modern Middle East
Harriet Janel Starrett
(Closed)

Tue-1B-10
The American Dream in Crisis
Mary and Richard Mansfield

Tue-1C-10
History, Mysteries and Masters of Glass
David Rosen
(Closed)

Tue-1D-10
The New Testament: What's it all About?
Carol Shedd

 11:30
- 11:45
Break
 11:45
- 12:45
Speaker or other activity
12:45
- 1:00
 Break
1:00
- 2:30
Tue-2A-10
The Book of Genesis
Rabbi Robert Orkand
(Closed)

Tue-2B-10
Language Talks
MaryAnn Byrnes
(Not being given      this semester)

Tue-2C-10
A Journey into American Feminism Through History and Literature
Alorie Parkhill
(Closed)

Tue-2D-5a
The Humanity of Heinrich Böll: Selected Short Stories
(5 weeks starting Sept. 13)
Peter Schmidt

Tue-2E-5b
I'm Out of Here!
Conversations about Transitions, Changes, Endings and New Beginnings

(5 weeks starting Nov. 1)
Elizabeth David
(Closed)


 Time  Wednesdays
starting Sept. 14;

Oct. 26 for 2nd-half 5-week
 9:45
- 11:15
Wed-1A-10 
The Sporting Life in Film
(2-period class: 9:45 - 1:00)
Irwin Silver

Wed-1B-5a
Conversations from The New Yorker: (Non-Fiction) Discussion of contemporary and/or controversial topics

(5-week starting Sept. 14)
Marty Agulnek
(Closed)


Wed-1C-5b
A Taste of Virginia Woolf

(5 weeks starting Oct. 26)
Elizabeth Cabot

Wed-1D-10
The Korean War: “The Forgotten War”
Michael Levy

 11:15
- 11:30
Break
11:30
- 1:00 
Wed-1A-10  cont'd
The Sporting Life in Film
(2-period class: 9:45 - 1:00)
Irwin Silver

Wed-2B-10
Climate Change:  Where Do You Stand?  What Can You Do?
Robert Berlin

Wed-2C-5a
Understanding and Supporting the Child with Special Needs

(5 weeks starting Sept. 14)
Barbara Koren
(Not being given      this semester)

Wed-2D-5b
LILAC Players

No fee; does not count against limit of two 10-week courses or equivalent.
(5 weeks starting Oct. 26)

Judie Strauss

 1:00
- 2:00
 Lunchtime
2:00
- 3:30
Wed-3A-10
The New Yorker Fiction Roundtable
Bonnie Lass

Wed-3B-10
Writing a Memoir: One Story at a Time
Carole McNamee
(Closed)

Wed-3C-5a
Reconstruction (1865- 1877): Its Legacy in Our Time

(5-week starting Sept. 14)
Joanne Tuck


Time Thursdays
starting Sept. 15;

Oct. 27 for 2nd-half 5-week
9:45
- 11:15
Thu-1A-10
From Frou Frou to Heroic: Painting in 18th and early 19th Century France
Suzanne Art
(Closed)

Thu-1B-10
Gods and Broads: Four Ancient Greek Plays
Lois Ziegelman
(Not being given      this semester)

Thu-1C-10
Short Stories with a Dash of Math
Joel Kamer

 11:15
-11:30
 Break
 11:30
- 1:00
Thu-2A-5a
5 Easy Pieces: A History of Klezmer Music from the Middle Ages to the Present

(5 weeks starting Sept. 15)
Judith Pinnolis
(Closed)

Thu-2B-5b
Everything You Wanted to Know About Your Brain, but Couldn't Remember to Ask

(5 weeks starting one week late on Nov. 3 and ending Dec. 8 in makeup week)
Arnold Kerzner
(Closed)

Thu-2C-10
Sisters in Crime: Women Mystery Writers 1880 to the Present
Sandy Grasfield and
Dana Kaplan
(Closed)

Thu-2D-5b
Selected Topics in Crime, Punishment and Prevention

(5 weeks starting Oct. 27)
Sandy Sherizen
(Closed)

Thu-2E-10
George Washington - A Reluctant & Indispensable President
Marvin Snider

 1:00
- 2:00
 Lunchtime
 2:00
- 3:30
Thu-3A-10
Corel Painter Essentials; Painting Your Photo
Margot Holtzman

Thu-3B-5b
Topics in Nutrition Science

(5 weeks starting Oct. 27)
Dena Caradimitropoulo

Thu-3C-5b
Shakespeare, Opera and Ballet: Transforming One Art Form into Another

(5 weeks starting Oct. 27)
Lois Novotny

Thu-3D-10
Hard Times: Contemporary Challenges II
Richard Mansfield and Marty Nichols
(Closed)




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 August 31, 2016



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Peter Schmidt,
Jul 2, 2016, 5:34 AM
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