Course Schedule

LLAIC Course Schedule - Spring 2019

Course Description and Course Leader Biography:  We urge you to read the course description carefully before choosing a course.

January 5:  A new 5-week course has just been added (see Tuesdays below)
"Frank Sinatra: The Man, the Music, and the Great American Songbook"

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.

Wait-list Procedure: As of Spring 2019, LLAIC has a formal wait-list procedure. For details, click here.

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


Tuesdays starting Feb. 26; second-half 5-week courses start April 9
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
Judy Pinnolis A History of Jewish Women in Music 1Tue-1A-10
Joel Winett How the Massachusetts Legislature Works and What it Does
(5-week course starting April 9)
1Tue-1B-5b
11:15 - 11:30 Break
2nd Period:
11:30 - 1:00
Sandy Sherizen Manipulation: Hidden Influences Affecting How We Choose Our Cereal, Politicians, Clothes, Spouses and Life Desires 1Tue-2A-10
Phyllis Cohen “Once Upon Today”: An Exploration of the Modern Short Story as Published by The New Yorker
(5-week course starting Feb. 26)
1Tue-2B-5a
Phyllis Cohen “Once Upon Tomorrow”: More Exploration of the Modern Short Story as Published by The New Yorker
(5-week course starting April 9)
1Tue-2B-5b
Margalit Lai Israel: A Small Country with Big Challenges
(5-week course starting April 9)
Closed
1Tue-2C-5b
Allen GreenFrank Sinatra: The Man, the Music, and the Great American Songbook
(5-week course starting April 9)
1Tue-2D-5b
1:00 - 2:15
Break and Lunch
3rd Period:
2:15 - 3:45
Rabbi Robert Orkand The Jewish Jesus, Part II 1Tue-3A-10
Philip Radoff Guided Tour of Three Popular Verdi Operas 1Tue-3B-10
Joanne Tuck Five Portraits of Outstanding Leadership
(5-week course starting April 9)
1Tue-3C-5b


Wednesdays starting Feb. 27; second-half 5-week courses start April 10
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 - 11:1
Lois Novotny Opera Buffa—Comedy Tonight!
(2-period class: 9:45 - 1:00)
(5-week course starting Feb. 27)
2Wed-1A-5a
Richard and Mary Mansfield The Case for Optimism 2Wed-1B-10
Joel Freedman Digital Photography 2Wed-1C-10
Myrna Rybczyk Writing Your Memoir, One Story at a Time 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 Feb. 27)
2Wed-1A-5a
Harriet Janel Starrett Know Thy Adversary: Russian History 2Wed-2B-10
Don Bermont Artificial Intelligence and Deep Learning: The Amazing, the Frightening, the Future
(5-week course starting April 10)
2Wed-2C-5b
 Karl Kelber  Energy: How Society's Needs Are and Should be Met
(5-week course starting Feb. 27)
 2Wed-2E-5a
Maryann Wyner  LILAC Players  (no course fee)
(5-week course starting April 10)
 2Wed-2F-5b
1:00 - 2:00 Lunchtime

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Thursdays starting Feb. 28; second-half 5-week courses start April 11
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 Films II: Ten More from the 50’s and 60’s
(2-period class: 9:45 - 1:00)
3Thu-1A-10
Suzanne Art Let’s Get Real! Realist Art of the 19th and Early 20th Centuries
Closed
3Thu-1B-10
Margret Krakauer Beginning Drawing
Closed
3Thu-1C-10
11:15 - 11:30 Break
2nd Period:
11:30 - 1:00
Peter and Naomi Schmidt The Golden Years of Foreign Films II: Ten More from the 50’s and 60’s
(2-period class: 9:45 - 1:00)
3Thu-1A-10
Dana Kaplan and Sandy Grassfield Robber Barons or Captains of Industry? Portraits from the Gilded Age
Closed
3Thu-2B-10
Lois Ziegelman The Tragic, the Comic, the Melodramatic, the Absurd: the Many Faces of Anton Chekhov, Master Dramatist 3Thu-2C-10
Marvin Snider Ben Franklin: Co-Founder of Our Country
(moved from Wednesday, 2nd period)
3Thu-2D-10
 1:00 - 2:15 Lunchtime
  3rd Period:
2:15 - 3:45
Carole Levy and Len Glassman Great Decisions 3Thu-3A-9
Joel Kamer Shhh!  This Course is a Secret! (Cryptography) 3Thu-3B-10
Gillian Geffin Genetics: from a Monk’s Musings to Mutations and Modern Medicine
(5-week course starting April 11)
Closed
3Thu-3C-5b

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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 Jan. 29, 2019


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Peter Schmidt,
Jan 13, 2019, 6:50 AM
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