All course materials, recommended/required readings and handouts will be posted here as they become available.  Please check back if you don’t see anything listed for your class.  We will post as we receive from course leaders.


Tuesday classes

Hamilton: The Man & the Musical – S. Blake-Smith

Dante’s Inferno – M. Wigdahl

Required reading: Come to class with the John Ciardi translation of Inferno.

 Watercolor Studio Day – S. Rouse

A list of required supplies will be emailed to registrants prior to the start of class

Bridge-Play, Play, Play  –    Advanced Beg & Int – S. Kneser

Required Reading: Audrey Grant, Play of the Hand in the 21st Century, (American Contract Bridge League), 2007.

An Alternative View: Steady State Economics – A. Tsoucatos

Perils of PERA – J. Kneser

Readers Theatre – K. Meyer

Bridge-Even More Play, Play, Play – S. Kneser

Dinosaur Renaissance – L. Matten

Exploring the Power of Human-Animal Relationships – P. Tedeschi Phd /DU

Write to Save Your Life – P. Cox

History of the Fifties: David Halberstam – G. Henderson

Halberstam’s book, The Fifties, is not required but would enhance the class experience.

Masters of Short Stories Part 2 – P. Wasserstein

Required reading: Lorrie Moore, Heidi Pitlor, Eds. 100 Years of The Best American Short Stories. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2015.


Wednesday classes

Let’s Live Life Healthier – P. Krogh Phd / Kaiser

Writing Your Life Stories – K. Boyer

What is Fundamentalism Anyway? – W. Meyer

Contemporary Phemale Philosophers – R. Brown

Russia & Europe: Interwar & Cold War Relations: 1917-1991 – M. Conroy

A list of suggested readings will be provided on the first day of class

The Search for Alien Earths – A. Holland

Sidney Lumet Films – D. Baer

Global Romp thru 16th, 17th Century History – S. Hochstadt

Making Photo Books – G. Ho, S. Ronayne

Jazz of the 50s-Part 2 – L. Rychner

Arts in the Afternoon at Lone Tree Arts Center – L. Chandler

DAM Great Art-Degas & Dance – J. Mendes

DAM Great Art-Degas & Dance – J. Mendes

Evolution of God – R. Stern

Financial Literacy for the 21st century – E. Sharkey

Chatting en Español: More Than Beginner – L. Gordon

Required reading: Dorothy Richmond, Practice Makes Perfect Spanish Verb Tenses. McGraw-Hill, 2010. It’s $15.

Chatting en Español: Intermediate – S. Stolar

Participants can use any Spanish gram-mar workbook but it’s not required.

Immigration Issues in the Trump Era – H. Meyer

Thursday classes

Sports in Society: Money, Sex & Drugs – B. Contiguglia

Anatomy of Murder Trial – D. Wanebo

Music of the Medieval Mass – R. McNeil

Great Decisions 2018 – S. Marsden

Required Reading: 2018 Great Decisions Briefing Book – (included in the cost of the class) – available for pickup at the ODA on Jan. 17 and all onsite registration dates listed on the website

 American Religion: Civil War-Present – T. Stainman

Breaking the Communications Barrier – A. Wagner

Journalism Ethics: Time of Trump & Tumult – B. Steele

From Blue(s) to Gold – P. Turelli

Tech Tips -S. Henke

Macbeth – P. Turelli

Mythology & Culture: Joseph Campbell – B. Chico

International Criminal Courts – S. Bernard / S. Porter