LLAIC Summer Programs

Summer Program Schedule 2021

Updated April 29, 2021

All programs begin at 10:00 and conclude at 11:15.

June - July

Tuesday

New Yorker Short Story

Wednesday

Current Events

Thursday

Special Programs

6/29
Phyllis Cohen – New Yorker Short Story 

6/30
Jerry Jacobs

7/1

Carol Rothenstein – “My Twenty Watercolor Paintings about the Horrors of the Pandemic and Racism”

7/6
Phyllis Cohen –New Yorker Short Story

7/7

Joe Bongiardina – Pro/Con


7/8

David Mirsky – “An Introduction to   Five Wise Men and their Epiphanies: From Dante to Proust”

7/13
Phyllis Cohen – New Yorker Short Story

7/14
Joel and Ruth Winett

7/15

Carole Levy – TED Talk – (TBD)

7/20

Phyllis Cohen – New Yorker Short Story

7/21

Joel Winett

7/22

Suzanne Art – “Sandro Botticelli:  Not Like the Others”

7/27

Phyllis Cohen – New Yorker Short Story

7/28

Jerry Jacobs

7/29

Jonathan Rabinowitz – “Teaching Social Studies Today in Middle School”


 

August

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

8/3

Bonnie Lass/Phyllis Cohen – New Yorker Short Story

8/4

Joe Bongiardina – Pro/Con

8/5

Mary Mansfield – TED Talk (TBD)

 

8/10

Bonnie Lass/Phyllis Cohen – New Yorker Short Story

8/11

Scot Lehigh, columnist “Boston Globe” (TBD)

8/12

Marge Peppercorn – “Animal Rights:  Why Should We Care?”

8/17

Bonnie Lass/Phyllis Cohen – New Yorker Short Story

8/18

Jerry Jacobs

8/19

Hal Miller-Jacobs – “Your Uber is Here without a Driver”

 



Summer Program Schedule 2020

All programs will take place via Zoom; they will begin at 10:00 and conclude at 11:15.

Expanded Summer Program (extended by a week): In our third year of Summer programs, now ten weeks, from Tuesday, June 23, through Thursday, August 27, with three sessions per week, one each on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday. 

June - July

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

The week's
 program
6/23

Bonnie Lass/Phyllis Cohen – New Yorker Short Story 
“White Noise”
6/24

Jerry Jacobs – Current Events
6/25

Joe More – Art, Politics, and Propaganda in Film


 For details
click here
6/30

Bonnie Lass/Phyllis Cohen – New Yorker Short Story
"Confessions of a Shinagawa Monkey"
7/1

Jerry Jacobs – Current Events
7/2

Mary Mansfield – TED Talk (TBD)
 
For details, click here
to view the June 28 Quill.

July

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

The week's
 program
7/7

Bonnie Lass/Phyllis Cohen – New Yorker Short Story

7/8

Jerry Jacobs – Current Events
7/9

Phil Radoff – “The Barber of Seville”

 For details, click here
to view the
July 5 Quill.

7/14

Bonnie Lass/Phyllis Cohen – New Yorker Short Story

7/15

Jerry Jacobs -- Current Events

7/16

Carole Levy – YouTube talk by Richard Rothstein on his book: The Color of Money about the history of US housing discrimination, followed by discussion.

 
 For details, click here
to view the
July 12 Quill.
7/21

Bonnie Lass/Phyllis Cohen – New Yorker Short Story

7/22

Jerry Jacobs -- Current Events

7/23

Joanne Tuck – Frederick Douglass

 
 For details, click here
to view the
July 19 Quill.
7/28

Bonnie Lass/Phyllis Cohen – New Yorker Short Story

7/29

Jerry Jacobs -- Current Events

7/30

Suzanne Art – The Visions of David Hockney. Discover how a Pop artist played with the long-revered rules of the Old Masters to create bright new vistas through the media of painting and photography.

 

For details, click here
to view the
July 26 Quill.

August

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

The week's
 program
8/4

Bonnie Lass/Phyllis Cohen – New Yorker Short Story

8/5

Jerry Jacobs -- Current Events

8/6

Gerry Rovner  –  "Fact or Fiction: Myths in Immigration"n

 
For details, click here
to view the
Aug. 2 Quill

8/11

Bonnie Lass/Phyllis Cohen – New Yorker Short Story

8/12

Jerry Jacobs – Current Events

8/13

Mary Mansfield – TED Talk (TBD)

 
For details, click here
to view the
Aug. 9 Quill

8/18

Bonnie Lass/Phyllis Cohen – New Yorker Short Story

 

8/19

Jerry Jacobs – Current Events

8/20

Carole Levy – TED talk by Laurie Garrett (talk given 2007, pre-pandemic) on Lessons from the 1918 Flu, followed by discussion on her more recent article in the “New York Times.”

 

For details, click here
to view the
Aug. 16 Quill

8/25

Bonnie Lass/Phyllis Cohen – New Yorker Short Story

8/26

Jerry Jacobs – Current Events

8/27

Rachel Alpert - "James Joyce: Literary Genius and Irish Revolutionary"

James Joyce is one of the most important and influential writers of the last 100+ years. Rachel Alpert will be providing an overview of Joyce’s life and works.

 

For details, click here
to view the
Aug. 23 Quill

 

Summer 2019 Program announcements and details:

June 22 Quill    June 30 Quill    July 7 Quill    July 14 Quill    July 21 Quill    July 28 Quill    August 4 Quill    August 11 Quill



Updated June 3, 2020

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Peter E. Schmidt,
Jun 19, 2020, 12:27 PM
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Peter Schmidt,
Jun 21, 2020, 11:13 AM
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