Course Descriptions Fall 2020

Course Descriptions - Fall 2020

Course descriptions are presented in alphabetical order by Course Leader (CL) last name.

Course Day and Time:  To find out when a course is being given, click on Course Schedule here or at the end of any course description.

Course codes also contain the day, period and course length information:

  • 1Tue, 2Wed, 3Thu designate the day the course is given (Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, respectively);
  • In the middle field, 1, 2 or 3 stands for the period in which the course is given on that day;
  • In the rightmost field, 10, 8 7, 6 and 5 stand for the course length in weeks; 5a or 5b means that the 5-week course is given in the first or second half of the semester, respectively.
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Course Leader
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Suzanne Art
More Art Luminaries: Five Superstars of the Art World
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Jessica Bethoney
21 Lessons for the 21st Century
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Jessica Bethoney
Unpacking the Pandemic
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James Boyd
Tai Chi: History, Philosophy, Practice and Benefits
Code4
Victor Carrabino
The Human Quest Through Philosophy and Art
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William Cotter
Current Supreme Court Cases
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Arthur Finstein
Why Sing Plays? An Exploration of the Craft of Musical Theater
Code7
Alice Freedman
Selected Novellas:  The Short and Sweet or Not So Sweet!
Code8
Gillian Geffen
Not Your Mother's Genes: Genetics from a 19th Century Monk to a 21st Century Pandemic
Code9
Sandy Grasfield & Dana Kaplan
Robber Barons or Captains of Industry? Portraits from the Gilded Age
Code10
Joel Kamer
A Romp Through the History of Mathematics
Code11
Bonnie Lass
The Contemporary Memoir
Code12
Carole Levy
Great Decisions 2020
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Margalit Lai
To Believe or not to Believe - Faith vs Logic
Code14
Sheldon Lowenthal
Waves of Technology and Human Outcomes
Code15
Carole and Mark McNamee
Unexpected Collusion; Modern Art and the Brain
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Mark McNamee
Spy vs. Spy
Code17
William Miniscalco

Democracy: Tumultuous Past, Dysfunctional Present, Uncertain Future
Code18
Lois Novotny
Jane Austen Goes to the Movies
Code19
Rabbi Bob Orkand
The Beginnings of Judaism Part 2
Code20
Phillip Radoff
A Guided Tour of Mozart's Cosi Fan Tutti
Code21
Myrna Rybczyk
Memoir Writing: One Story At A Time
Code22
Peter Schmidt
Olivier Messiaen: Music of Faith, Love and Birdsong
Code23
Sandy Sherizen
Leading Issues in Crime and Criminal Justice
Code24
Marvin Snider
JFK - An Unfinished Life
Code25
Maryann Wyner
In Their Own Words - The Great Migration in the US from 1910-1970
Code26
Maryann Wyner
LILAC Players
Code27
CL28
Title28
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CL29
Title29
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CL30
Title30
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Code4: Tai Chi: History, Philosophy, Practice and Benefits

Course Leader: James R. Boyd

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This class is presented as an introduction to the history, philosophy, practice, and benefits of Tai Chi. We will cover its earliest formulations as passed down from the classics of Chinese literature and history to the elusive master Zhang SanFeng of the Song dynasty.  In the early 19th century, the Chen family of HeNan province had refined the ancient martial art into a style of exercises for self-defense and kept it secret.  From these seeds, the secret art that was passed on to the Chinese people and the world become known as TaiJiQuan.  

Each class will introduce a series of Tai Chi exercises designed to open energy paths in the body and stimulate the flow of Qi.  These exercises will allow participants to experience some of the benefits of daily Tai Chi practice.

No preparation is required, but students may choose to practice some of the exercises at home.

Books and Other Resources:

None

Biography:

I was the Dean of Faculty at Franklin Institute of Boston for 20 years.  In 1971 I began TaiJi and learned the main form. After practicing meditation and yoga, in 2002 I resumed my study of TaiJi with SiFu Chu JinSoon.  I have found that daily TaiJi/QiGong practice has produced profound physical and psychological effects, especially calm and strength for my body and mind and an overall feeling of wellness.

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Code8: Selected Novellas:  The Short and Sweet or Not So Sweet!

Course Leader: Alice Freedman

Course Length/Start: 6 weeks starting on ???

Course Description:

A world-class chess player, a person taking on another’s identity, a man who howls like a wolf, a person facing his demise, and a man who won’t stop at anything to get a new coat – these are the topics of our selected readings. The novella, usually about 150 pages long, is a form of fiction that is shorter than a novel and longer than a short story and has only one plot line.  We will read five novellas -- a mixture of classical and contemporary works.  By examining the themes, characters, plots, writing styles, tone, and language, we will gain greater understanding and appreciation of each author’s writing skill.  In addition, we will relate the ideas expressed in each novella to our individual lives and today’s societal challenges.
The class formats will include a combination of presentation and discussion. Weekly preparation will take several hours, depending on reading speed.

Books and Other Resources:

The Overcoat, by Nicolai Gogol
The Tenth Man, by Graham Greene
Train Dreams, by Johnson
The Death of Ivan Ilyich, by Leo Tolstoy
The Chess Story, by Stefan Zweig 

Biography:

I am a LLAIC board member and course leader. I have twice taught a course on the selected works of Ian McEwan.  After starting my career as a high school English teacher, I became a specialist in   Organizational Development and Learning at Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates.  I have a B.A. in English Literature from Boston University and an M.A. in Counseling Psychology from Boston College.  Discussing literature with other readers and finding its relevance to today’s world brings me much joy.

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Code11: A Romp Through the History of Math

Course Leader: Joel Kamer

Course Length/Start: 10 weeks starting on ???

Course Description:

Romp:  definition — to move in a brisk, easy and playful manner. This course will move in a brisk manner, as we have to cover 6,000 years in 10 weeks.  It will be easy as there are no exams, nor will there be any mathematical proofs.  Finally, we will adopt a playful attitude as we investigate what Plato had to do with the Platonic solids, why the product of two negative numbers is positive, what copulating rabbits have to do with mathematics, imaginary versus real numbers, when parallel lines meet, group theory without groupies, how can there be more than one infinity?, how a coffee cup is the same as a donut, and the most elegant equation in mathematics.  As a result of this romp through math, your grandchildren may forever be impressed, and really believe that you are 10,000 years old.  The only background you need is a slight recollection of your high school mathematics.  Come frolic with us.

A class will consist of lecture/explication by the CL with participation of the class members.  Preparation time for reading and problem solving will be 1 - 2 hours.


Books and Other Resources:

The Math Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained, DK Publishing, 2019, ISBN: 978-1465480248

Biography:

As a tyke I was taught reading, ‘riting, and ‘rithmetic.  As you can see from the title of this course, I took a hankering to ‘rithmetic.  After matriculating for a few degrees in mathematics, I decided to earn a living and became a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries.  Retirement followed after a few decades practicing as an actuary, and now I’d like to share my enthusiasm for ‘rithmetic with others.

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Code14: To Believe or not to Believe - Faith vs Logic

Course Leader: Margalit Lai

Course Length/Start: 5 weeks starting on ???

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Religion is a subject that raises very strong and passionate feelings both on the side of believers and non-believers. In this 5-week course we will try to delve into what makes people on both sides tick. What makes people believe in the unbelievable and lead a meaningful life with a sense of security that they are in good hands, while others lead a meaningful life with a sense of security believing they are on their own?  We will try to explore the history of religion, why there are so many religions, and why it works for some and not for others. We will read two books, one by Richard Dawkins, The God Delusion, and the other, Faith Unraveled by Rachel Held Evans. These two books cover the perspectives of both believers and non-believers.  Dawkins' book will require reading about 70 pages a week and Evans' book (which is a small paperback with large print) will require about 43 pages a week. If you don't have time to read both, choose the one that most appeals to you. They are both available on Amazon. Believers and atheists are most welcome to the course for an open and respectful discussion of this important part of our lives.

The class will be in a discussion format, responding to questions initiated by the Class Leader.

Books and Other Resources:

Richard Dawkins, The God Delusion
Rachel Held Evans, Faith Unraveled

Biography:

I grew up in Israel in an atheist family, but my only nephew became a born again Jew in his late twenties. He lives his life strictly by the book and we don’t agree on anything related to religion. Yet, we have close and good relations and love to debate issues related to religion. We both know deep down that we will not be able to change each other’s ingrained beliefs but that does not stop us from trying and having a good time doing so.

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Code15: Waves of Technology and Human Outcomes

Course Leader: Sheldon Lowenthal

Course Length/Start: 10 weeks starting on ???

Course Description:

Technology continues to improve the lives of humans. It has changed the lives of our ancestors, from low life expectancy and lives of drudgery to the highest life expectancy, with leisure taking most of our time. Topics will include advances in language and communication, agriculture, transportation, energy, and medicine. We will explore how humans managed to go from hunting, gathering, and feeding a very small population in good times to feeding 7.5 billion people and their animals. We will follow human wandering and dragging belongings to the discovery of the wheel, seafaring, and mechanical machinery that allowed rapid movement.  

The class will be a mix of lecture and discussion, based on materials presented and questions. No preparation time is required.

Books and Other Resources:

None are required.

Biography:

I have degrees in Electrical Engineering from MIT and RPI and have developed computer products until 2015.  I have created and delivered classes to my managers to ensure high performance and to customers at trade shows.  I have always enjoyed reading about technology and have personally experienced the waves of technology in my work life.  I have previously offered this course at the Tufts Osher and LLAIC lifelong learning programs.

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Code16: Unexpected Collusion: Modern Art and the Brain

Course Leader: Carole and Mark McNamee

Course Length/Start: 5 weeks starting on ???

Course Description:

Modern art and brain science surprisingly use a common strategy —reductionism— to translate visual images into meaningful experiences. Reductionism is the process of breaking down complex phenomena into discrete elements, each of which can be analyzed and understood in detail and then re-assembled into a meaningful whole.  

In this 5-week course, an artist and a neuroscientist will each show how closely the elements of abstract modern art, featuring lines, shapes, color, texture, and movement, map onto the process by which the brain breaks down all visual images (whether “real” or “abstract”) into the same elements before reassembling them into a coherent perception.   The brain also draws on memories and emotions when re-assembling each image, thus enabling each individual to have a unique reaction to realistic or abstract visual images.  

This course is inspired by Nobel Prize-winning neuroscientist Eric Kandel’s book, Reductionism in Art and Brain Science.   In addition to his research on learning and memory, Kandel is an avid art collector and a student of art history. He provides a vivid example of how closely the arts and the sciences can converge to bridge the two cultures. 

Topics to be covered through lectures, demonstrations, and discussion include the history and emergence of modern abstract art, the reductionist elements exploited by artists, the neurobiology of visual processing, the role of memory and emotions in enriching visual perceptions, and the next frontiers of brain science and the arts.  

This course does not presume any prior study of either brain science or abstract art and no outside reading is required.   

Books and Other Resources:

No book required, but the Kandel book is recommended.
Kandel E. R. Reductionism in Art and Brain Science: Bridging the Two Cultures, Columbia University Press, New York, 2016.

Biography:

Carole McNamee:  I am a practicing artist with a focus on mixed-media abstract art and book arts. Having a Ph.D. in both Computer Science and Marriage and Family Therapy, I am a former university professor of computer science and a retired practitioner and research professor focused on the use of the expressive arts as a therapeutic modality. 

Mark McNamee:  I am Ph. D. neuroscientist and former university professor and administrator.  My research focuses on the role of nerve and muscle proteins involved in the transmission of nerve signals.

We have both taken and taught courses at LLAIC.  We will be teaching this course for the second time this fall.

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Code17: Spy vs. Spy

Course Leader: Spy vs. Spy

Course Length/Start: 5 weeks starting on ???

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British author John LeCarré is an award-winning master of the cold war spy novel. He served in the British Intelligence Service (MI6) in the early 1960s where he wrote several of his early novels prior to devoting his full attention to writing.  Many of his books have been made into major Hollywood movies with all-star casts. In this 5-week course, we will read and discuss two of his most compelling novels (The Spy Who Came in from the Cold and Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy) and view and contrast the film adaptations with the books.  In addition, we will examine his 50-year career as a writer and see several of his interviews in which he discusses the movie versions of his novels, including a classic TV interview with Merv Griffin. I hope that you will be inspired to read all 25 of his novels (including his 2019 novel Agent Running in the Field, which brings Brexit and Trumpism onto the scene) and assess the ways in which he has adapted his work to the post-cold war era.

The two films will be shown in weeks 2 and 4 and they run for approximately 2 hours each. Class time will be extended by 30 minutes on these days. The other three sessions will be a mix of lecture and class discussions.

Books and Other Resources:

LeCarré, John. The Spy Who Came in from the Cold.  1964.  Coward-McCann. New York.
LeCarré, John. Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy. 1974. A. A. Knopf. New York.
The books are available in the Minuteman library system or can be purchased on Amazon. The DVDs will be shown in class, but they are also available by streaming, purchase, or at the library.

Biography:

I am a retired neuroscientist/university professor and administrator with a lifelong interest in literature.  The novels of John Le Carré have always held great appeal to me and I have enjoyed seeing so many of his books adapted to movies and television.  My previous teaching at LLAIC has focused on neuroscience and this course is my first venture into leading a discussion-focused course featuring my extra-academic interests.

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Code19: Jane Austen Goes to the Movies

Course Leader: Lois Novotny

Course Length/Start: 8 weeks starting on ???

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Jane Austen’s novels have proved irresistible to film makers. This course will look at four of her novels—Sense and Sensibility, Pride and Prejudice, Emma, and Persuasion in both the original novel and film versions to see how, and what, changed in the transition from book to screen.  Because the course will be offered online, each person will need to see the movie on their own. There are several versions of each but the following are the ones to be looked at for class discussion:  Sense and Sensibility, the version starring Emma Thompson and Hugh Grant, 1995 (available on Amazon Prime and Showtime); Pride and Prejudice, the version starring Keira Knightly and Matthew MacFadyn, 2005 (available on Starz); Emma, the version staring Gwyneth Paltrow and Jeremy Northam, 1996 (available on HBO); and Persuasion, starring Amanda Root and Ciaran Hinds, 1999. While only Persuasion is not available for free with a subscription to one of the premium services, all can be rented through Amazon Prime and Microsoft, for viewing on a computer, for $3.99. The availability on the subscription services is as of Spring 2020, and could change by fall but the rentals should all be available.

The format of the course will be a single period to discuss the book, followed the next week by a single period to discuss the movie, which everyone must view on their own.  Preparation time will depend on how long it takes to read—or review—the book of the week.  The movies are generally under two hours.

Books and Other Resources:

Any edition of the four novels, and the versions of the movies that will be discussed.

Biography:

Although so far I have taught music-related courses at LLAIC, my background is in the general humanities—my undergraduate degree was in English Literature. I have long been a fan of Jane Austen, both the books and film versions, and look forward to exploring how the movies adapted—and perhaps changed—the novels.

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Code20: The Beginnings of Judaism—Part 2

Course Leader: Rabbi Bob Orkand

Course Length/Start: 10 weeks starting on ???

Course Description:

This course will explore how the Jewish faith struggled to continually redefine itself during the first thousand years after the completion of the last books of the Hebrew Bible, tenaciously clinging to existence through circumstances that might well have torn it asunder.

The crucial millennium on which this class focuses witnessed twice the destruction of the Jewish people's most sacred place: the Jewish Temple in Jerusalem. It was first destroyed by the Babylonians in 586 B.C.E., and, after having been rebuilt 70 years later, was razed once again by the Romans in 70 C.E., after the Jews waged a fierce uprising against Roman rule in the province of Judea. A major portion of the course is devoted to the period between these two landmark events that altered Jewish history forever.

Indeed, in the wake of the second destruction, Judaism's earthly religious and political center was literally removed. What came next was not an end, but a beginning. Synagogues replaced the Temple. Prayer came into being as an alternative to sacrificial worship. And Rabbinic Judaism in time became the dominant model of the faith. But as Professor Gafni emphasizes, the evolution of a reshaped Judaism took place amid constant tension created by two competing forces.

Note:  This is the second part of this course which began in the Spring of 2020.  Since each unit stands alone, participation in part one is not necessary to enroll in part two.

The format of this class is lecture, with ample time for questions and discussion. No student preparation is needed.

Books and Other Resources:

None required.

Biography:

I served as a pulpit rabbi for more than 40 years.  Since retiring in 2013 I have taught numerous adult learning classes at LLAIC and other area institutions.

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Code22: Memoir Writing:  One Story At A Time

Course Leader: Myrna Rybczyk

Course Length/Start: 10 weeks starting on ???

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Has a family member or friend ever said; "You should write these stories down. Your memories are so interesting and you ought to share them!"  An autobiography is writing about your life; a memoir is writing from your life. We all have stories to tell, but the hardest part seems to be getting started and in-class writing activities are helpful for that purpose. Using the concept of a “theme circle,” we will be crafting the stories of your life writing in a short form. Writing from life can bring both tears of joy and sadness, puzzlement, resolve, and many other feelings as you touch upon significant memories. Writings are shared in a confidential supportive atmosphere. We will focus on finding one's voice and will not be making grammatical or structural suggestions. We listen with acceptance, speak from experience and maintain confidentiality in a safe environment.
In each class, stories will be read and open to comment if the writer wishes. There will be a ten-minute write at the beginning of each session.  Approximately 2 hours per week will probably be needed for writing.


Books and Other Resources:

William Ainsser,Writing About Yourself, Da Capo Press, 2004

Biography:

I have taught this class three times for LLAIC, co-leading with Carole McNamee for two sessions. I also teach this class at Church of Christ UCC in Millis where we are into our twentieth month. 

My background is in Music Therapy. I graduated from New England Conservatory of Music with a Bachelor’s Degree in Music with a major in Music Therapy. I have worked as a Visiting Therapist for four and one half years at The McLean Hospital. During part of that time I was Assistant Director of Orchard Home for Girls, a branch of New England Home for Little Wanderers. I taught high school chorus and band at Monadnock Regional High School and then worked for four years at Medfield State Hospital (MA) as Head Music Therapist. 

Since 1970, I have taught piano, guitar and voice in my studio – Millis Music Studio, in my hometown and am Director of Music at Church of Christ Congregational UCC in Millis.


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Code23: Olivier Messiaen:  Music of Faith, Love and Birdsong

Course Leader: Peter Schmidt

Course Length/Start: 5 weeks starting on ???

Course Description:

Olivier Messiaen was a prominent 20th-century French composer of many timeless masterpieces. He developed his own musical language rather than following the trends of the time. At an early age he was chosen to be the organist for a Paris cathedral, and over time became the greatest composer of organ music since Bach. Fascinated by birdsong, he took up ornithology, notated the songs of birds all over the world, and incorporated them into his compositions. Most of all, he was a deeply believing Catholic and reflected that faith in most of his music and accompanying texts.

We’ll explore some of his best-known works such as The Quartet for the End of Time, Vingt Régards sur l’Enfant Jésus, and Turangalîla-Symphonie, among others. Along the way, we’ll ask questions like:  Can music written for a specific faith translate to a wider-ranging spirituality?  Does musical structure affect the emotional impact of a musical work?  The level of the course will be aimed at the concertgoer rather than musician or musicologist.

The class format will be a combination of presentation, music videos and discussion.
Preparation time can vary from only reading handout materials to viewing music videos as long as two hours

Books and Other Resources:

The course leader will distribute reading materials and internet links by email.
There is no required course book, although The life of Messiaen by Christopher Dingle, Cambridge University Press (2007) is recommended

Biography:

I have led and co-led numerous courses in lifelong-learning organizations for over ten years in a variety of subjects, including music, science (e.g., Five Physicists who Changed the World View), and literature (e.g., Short Stories of Heinrich Böll).  Naomi Schmidt and I have co-led two sets of Foreign Films of the 50s and 60s.

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Code24: Leading Issues in Crime and Criminal Justice

Course Leader: Sandy Sherizen

Course Length/Start: 10 weeks starting on ???

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Why is there so much crime?  We will examine various important questions on what causes crime, who does it and why, how the criminal justice system functions, and crime control strategies.  Our examination will include crimes against people and property, cyber crime and cyber security, and the uniqueness of white-collar crimes.
The classes will be highly interactive.  Questions will be given to everyone prior to each class. The class leader will start with an overview of the major issues, followed by discussion and Q and A.
Readings for the class will take several hours per week.

Books and Other Resources:

The course leader will provide links to relevant readings.

Biography:

Trained as a sociologist, I then went bad and became a criminologist and then really bad by becoming a computer security and privacy consultant and speaker.  I have taught at various universities, led seminars and given speeches in many domestic and international settings, and was a frequent commentator about crime on major media sources. Flunking retirement, I taught ESL to adult immigrants as a volunteer. Currently I’m involved with immigrant rights, serve as a community member on a patient research ethics and safety board at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and am active in my
synagogue.  At several lifelong learning programs, I have taught courses on Your Privacy is at Risk, The Sociology of “Deviant” Behaviors, the Inquisition and Marranos/Crypto Jews/ Conversos, and The Invisible Forms of Manipulation.

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Code25: JFK- An Unfinished Life

Course Leader: Marvin Snider

Course Length/Start: 10 weeks starting on ???

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We are all familiar with JFK, who was the 35th President from January 1961 until his assassination in November 1963.  Kennedy served at the height of the Cold War that involved the Soviet Union and Cuba. His legacy is highlighted by issues and dilemmas, including Berlin, Southeast Asia, Civil Rights, the recession, nuclear proliferation, etc.

Although we know about his many achievements, we are less familiar with the obstacles he faced publicly and personally.  For example, living in the shadow of his older brother, JFK struggled to find a place for himself in his family and in the country until World War ll when he became a national hero. In this course we will consider the complexity of JFK’s early years and the mixture of adulation and resentment that tangled his relationships with his parents.  

While laboring to present an image of robust health, Kennedy was secretly and frequently hospitalized. On several occasions of dire illness, he was given last rites. In spite of his health, he transformed from an awkward speaker into a brilliant politician with irresistible charm. When he was a senator, he fiercely contested Nixon in the 1960 Presidential campaign. JFK was a flawed man in some respects; nevertheless, he was a driven person fueled by his aggressive and manipulative father and his own desire to overcome his physical limitations. 

Most of the class will be devoted to discussion of weekly readings, supplemental references, and course leader presentations.  There will be approximately 2-3 hours per week preparation.

Books and Other Resources:

An Unfinished Life by Robert Dallek

Biography:

I have a PhD in psychology and have practiced both as a clinician and an organizational consultant. At LLAIC and the Harvard Life Learning Program, I have led many courses, including International Hotspots, Innovators of Political Thought, Cults, and US Presidents (Truman, Johnson, Nixon, etc.). My focus has been on these leaders’ personalities, accomplishments, and impact on our country.

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Code26: In Their Own Words: The Great Migration in the U.S. 1910-1970

Course Leader: Maryann Wyner

Course Length/Start: 10 weeks starting on ???

Course Description:

Our history is defined in the movement of people, and through a reading of The Warmth of Other Suns by Isabella Wilkerson, we will explore the Great Migration of African-Americans to New York, Chicago and Los Angeles and its economic and social impact on the fabric of our country. A daughter of this experience, Wilkerson interviewed over 1200 people and the book
contains their collective stories through the lives of three who made that journey. Each week students will read a portion of the book and discuss the material in class. The study of this seminal event helps put the disparities of the social and economic livelihoods of African Americans into perspective. Students will have about 2 hours of homework each week.

Books and Other Resources:

The Warmth of Other Suns by Isabella Wilkerson 

Biography:

I am a former high school English and History teacher, and I have a master’s degree in English. In my past academic life, I was the assistant director of more than 30 plays at Chapel Hill-Chauncy Hall School in Waltham, MA and served in an administrative role as the 11th grade Dean. I enjoyed teaching and now, working with lifelong learning students, I have found a new home. Theater is still a part of my life as I direct the Lilac Players each semester.

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