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Look what's coming in our Spring Catalog ........

Spring 2015 Session

January 13th.- June 18th

 

Registrations begins December 15th., 2014

Additional details coming soon!

 

CURRENT AFFAIRS

Terrorism: Al-Qaeda, ISIL, and More

Wed 10-11:30

Mar 25, Apr 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, May 6, 13

The Arab-Israeli Conflict

Wed 10-11:30

Jan 28, Feb 4, 11, 18, 25, Mar 4, 18

What is Going On in Secondary Education?

Wed 10-11:30

May 20, 27, June 3, 10

 

EXPRESSIVE ARTS

Play’s the Thing

Mon 10:00-12

Mar 23, 30, April 6, 13, 20, 27

Great Women in Photography

Tue 10:00-12

May 19, 26, June 2, 9

Elements of Fiction Writing

Tue 2-3:30

Feb 3, 10, 17, 24 and March 3, 10

Our Mothers, Ourselves Wed 4:00-5:30 Apr 8,15,22

Improvising Theater

Wed 3-4:30

Jan 21, 28, Feb 4, 11, 18, 25, Mar 4, 11

Dreams and the Imagination

Thu 1:00-2:30

May 14, 21, 28, June 4, 11, 18

Watercolor

Thu 2-3:30

Jan 22, 29, Feb 5

Guided Autobiography

Fri 10-11:30

Jan 30, Feb 6, 13, 27, Mar 6, 13

 

FILM

Alfred Hitchcock: Visual Genius

Tue 10:00-12

Mar 24, 31, Apr 7, 14

Great American Movies: Comedies

Tue 2:00-4

May 7, 14, 24, 21, June 4,11

Tarzan Forever

Thu 10:00-12

Mar 5, 12, 26 Apr 2, 9, 16

     

HEALTH AND WELLNESS

 

 

Claiming Your Space

Mon 1-2:30

Feb 23, Mar 2, 9

Meditation

Thu 10:00-12

Feb 19, 26, Mar 5, 12, 26, Apr 2

Taking the Inward Journey

Thu 10:00-12

Jan 22, 29, Feb 5, 12

Silence, Solitude, and Breath

Fri 1:00-3

Mar 6, 13, 27, Apr 3, 10, 17

     

HISTORY

 

 

History of Comic Books -A Tour of Metropolis, Gotham City, and Riverdale

Mon 10:30-12

Apr 27, May 4, 11, 18

The Ancient Near East, Greece, and Rome

Mon 1-2:30

Jan 26, Feb 2, 9

Getting to Know Gabon

Mon 2-3:30

May 4, 11, 18

Renaissance & Baroque

Tue 3-4:30

Jan 20, 27, Feb 3, 10, 17, 24, Mar 3, 10

The Legacy of Slavery

Wed 10-11:30

Jan 21, 28, Feb 4, 11

History of Science Fiction

Thu 3-4:30

Mar 26, Apr. 2, 9, 16, 23, 30

The Progressive Era Revisited

Thu 3-4:30

Jan 22, 29, Feb 5, 26, Mar 5, 12

Rhode Island’s Cultural Landscape Before Roger Williams

Thu 5:30-7

Mar 26, 2, 9

Entertainment, Relationships, and Social Movement: An Intergenerational Discussion

Sat 11-12:30

Jan 31, Feb 7, 14, 21, 28, March 7

     

LANGUAGE ARTS

 

 

Conversational Italian I

Mon 1-2:30

Feb 23, Mar 2, 9, 23, 30, Apr 6

Conversational Italian II

Mon 1-2:30

Apr 13, 20, 27, May 4, 11, 18

Weekly Italian Conversations

Mon 3-4:30

Feb 23, Mar 2, 9, 23, 30, Apr 6

 

LITERATURE

With Jose Saramago on The Stone Raft

Tue 10:30-12

May 5, 12, 19, 26

The Leopard and the Godfather

Tue 1-2:30

Jan 20, 27, Feb 3, 10, 17, 24, Mar 3, 10

To be or not to be: An Exploration of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark

Wed 10-11:30

Mar 25, Apr 1, 8, 15, 22, 29

Homer’s Iliad

Wed 1-2:30

Feb 4, 11, 18, 25, Mar 4, 11

Jane Austen’s Other Novels

Thu 5:30-7

Apr 9, 16, 23, 30

Martha Gelhorn : The Journalist as Novelist

Fri 10-11:30

April 3, 10, 17, 24

The Golden Age of Children’s Literature

Fri 1-2:30

Apr 17, 24, May 1, 8, 15, 22

 

MUSIC

Great Ladies of Song

Mon 10-11:30

Jan 26, Feb 2, 9

Tristan and Isolde

Wed 1-2:30

May 6, 13, 20, 27, June 3, and 10

 

Four Virtuosos

Thu 10-11:30

May 21, 28, June 4, 11

The Day the Music Died

Thu 10-12

Jan 22, 29, Feb 5, 12, 19, 26

Three Formal Affairs

Fri 10:30-12

April 10, 17, 24

Yes, Uke Can! An All-Level Group Ukulele Workshop

Sat 10:30-12

 Jan 31, Feb 7,14,21,28,Mar 7

 

POTPOURRI

Introduction to Independent Self-Publishing

Tue 10-11:30

Mar 24, 31, Apr 7, 14, 21, 28

Love and Infatuation

Wed 1-2:30

Mar 25, Apr 1, 8, 15, 22, 29

The Bucket List

Fri 10:30-12

May 1, 8, 15, 22

Body and Soul- Metaphysics

Fri 1:00-3

Jan 23, 30, Feb 6, 13, 20, 27

     

RELIGION

 

 

Belief and Bytes: Faith in An Age of Technology

Tue 10:30-12

Jan 20, 27, Feb 3, 10, 17, 24

 

SCIENCE

Art and Genetics: Artistic Representation of Genetic Conditions

Mon 10:30-12

Mar 23, 30, Apr 6

Hanging on For Dear Life, Mermaid’s Purses, and Killifish

Tue 10:30-12

June 2, 9, 16

Citizen Science

Wed 10:00-12

April 29, May 6, 13

Microwave Ovens and Our Expanding Big Bang Universe

Thu 3:00-5

Apr 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, May 7, 14, 21

Fun With Science

April Vac 1-2

M 20, T 21, W 22, Th 23

LECTURES

Baran, Susan

The Militarizing of Entertainment

Thurs, Feb 12, 1:00

Cassidy, Patti

The Final Gatsby: Baz Luhrman’s 21st Century Interpretation of “The Great Gatsby”

Fri, Apr 10 1-4pm

Clark, Phil

Healthy Aging: What is it? Can We Promote it?

Tues, Jan 13, 10:30

Estus, Erica

Medications 101

Mon, Feb 2, 1pm

Harris, Marilyn

RI Voices from The Titanic

Tues, March 3, 10:00

Horton, Lori

Identity Theft

Wed, Jan 14 10:30

Morse, Linda

Chair Yoga

Wed, Jan 14, 1:00-3:00pm

Morse, Linda

Breathing Techniques

Thur, Jan 15, 1:00-3:00pm

Smith, Gary

Back to Back Basics

Fri, Jan 16, 1:00

Szneke, Priscilla

Introduction to Mindfulness

Wed, Jan 21, 1:00

 

The spring catalog with complete descriptions and additional offerings will be mailed to all OLLI members in early December.

 

Advanced Registration and OLLI Membership is Required

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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