Fall 2021 Course List Preview

Session A

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

10:30

A1 Eugene McCarthy
Reading Poetry Aloud

A4 Rick Hendra

The Story of the Blues

A8 David Nevard
The Dark Side of Old Time Radio

A12 Margery Gordon
Egyptian art and culture: what’s real and what’s myth

A15 Ben Railton
Echoes of the 1920s

1:00

A2 Christina Graziano
Ethics and Aesthetics in Nabokov’s “Lolita”

A5 Martha Gach
Climate Change – Science and Perspective

A9 Lillian Corti
The Ironic Drama of Euripides

A13 Eve Rifkah
Worcester Poets Present Tense

A16 Rosemary McCarthy
How Magazines Helped Shape a Young Nation

3:00

A3 Les Blatt
Intelligent Life in the Universe

A6 Martha Chiarchiaro
Painting Techniques Through the Ages

A10 Paul Buono
Jazz History 1900s-1950s (Part 1)

A14 Karl Hakkarainen
Intellectual Property for the Rest of Us

A17 Jeff Long
In American Cinema, All Politics Is Local

5:00

A7 Rebecca Watters
The Mongol Empire in World History

A11 Bill O’Brien
Competitiveness in the International Business Arena

Session B

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

10:30

B1 Rabbi Aviva Fellman and Rev Rich Simpson
From Polemic to Possibility: The Bible With and Without Jesus

B4 Brenda Rivard
Wills, Trusts and Asset Protection Planning

B7 Martha Chiarchiaro
Printmaking Techniques Through the Ages

B10 Catherine Hunter
Native American Basketry

B13 Lydia Bogar
Stepping Stones of Your Life: Writing a Memoir

1:00

B2 Marcia Tannenbaum
Surviving the Holocaust: We Were the Lucky Ones

B5 Jean Sifleet
Time to Break Up Big Tech?

B8 Barbara Beall
Unveiling African Art and Architecture: Issues of Interpretation, Preservation and Ownership

B11 Pete Murphy
How to avoid a Climate Disaster?

B14 Helen Whall and Virginia Vaughan
Shakespeare Transformed: Three Contemporary Novels

3:00

B3 John Fitzgerald
The Vietnam War: A History in Documents

B6 Clare O’Connor
Microbes and Us: Some Complicated Relationships

B9 Margaret Watson
Witches and Wizards Through the Ages

B12 Jack Ross
The Women of the Supreme Court

B15 Sheryl Pereira and Martha Gach
History of Conservation in the United States
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