Osher Lifelong Learning Institute

History of the English Language

Price for Members: $70 Price for Non-Members: $105 Date/Time: Tuesdays, November 8,15, 22, 29 and December 6 1:00-3:00  Instructor: Asya M. Pereltsvaig, Ph.D. McGill University, B.A., Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Stanford University, Department of Linguistics Location: ONLINE - This event will not be recorded.

$105.00
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Who Gets to Call it Art?

Price for Members: $42 Price for Non-Members: $64 Date/Time: Tuesdays: November 29; December 6, 13 10:00-12:00 Instructor: Diane Levinson, MFA, SJSU, BA, Sculpture, State University of New York  Location: In Person- Concord Campus 

$64.00
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Thomas Jefferson’s Grand Tour

Price for Members: $42 Price for Non-Members: $64 Date/Time: Thursdays, September 8, 15 and 22  10:00-12:00 Instructor: Susan McGough, M.A. American Studies, University of Hawai'i Location: ONLINE

$64.00
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Writing Critique

Price for Members: $70 Price for Non-Members: $105 Date/Time: Tuesdays, November 15, 22, 29 December 6, Break December 20. 10:30-12.30 Instructor: Aline Soules, M.A. in English, M.F.A. Creative Writing, M.S.L.S, librarian, Cal State East Bay Location: ONLINE (*Note the time.  Event will not be recorded)

$105.00
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The American Revolution and the British Empire

Price for Members: $85 Price for Non-Members: $127 Date/Time: Mondays, October 10,17,24,31 and November 7,14  1:00-3:00 Instructor: Richard Bell, Ph.D. Harvard University; B.A., University of Cambridge, Professor of History at University Maryland, College Park Location: ONLINE

$127.00
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The Short Story

Price for Members: $70 Price for Non-Members: $105 Date/Time: Tuesdays October 4, 11, 18, 25 and November 1  10:00-12:00 Instructor: Marianna Matthews, M.A., English CSUEB Location: ONLINE- IN-PERSON *November 1st Class 

$105.00
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Philosophy in Literature: Voltaire and Tolstoy

Price for Members: $70 Price for Non-Members: $105 Date/Time: Tuesdays, November 8,15,22,29 and December 6. 1:00-3:00 Instructor: Martin Benjamin, Ph.D., Professor emeritus of philosophy, Michigan State University  Location: IN-PERSON CONCORD CAMPUS

$105.00
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Exploring the Muses: A Deep Dive into the Art of Inspiration

Price for Members: $42 Price for Non-Members: $64 Date/Time: Thursdays December 1,8 and 15  1:00 - 3:00 Instructor: Marcia Taylor Smith, Writer, Curator Location: ONLINE

$64.00
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Women Architects and Designers Who Defined 20th Century Design

Price for Members: $70 Price for Non-Members: $105 Date/Time: Thursdays, October 20,27, November 3,10, and 17 1:00-3:00 Instructor: Eleanor Schrader  Location: ONLINE

$105.00
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19th Century French Composers

Price for Members: $70 Price for Non-Members: $105 Date/Time: Wednesdays October 19, 26 November 2, 9 and 16  10:00-12:00 Instructor: John Kendall Bailey, music director, conductor, chorus master Location: In-Person

$105.00
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King Lear: Reader’s Theater Experience

Price for Members: $57 Price for Non-Members: $85 Date/Time: Wednesdays, September 21, 28 October 19, 26 1:00-3:00 No Classes October 5th and 12th Instructor: Laura Bernell, M.A. Literature, Santa Clara University Location: In-Person Concord Campus 

$85.00
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Live from the Metropolitan Opera

Price for Members: $70 for OLLI and current Rossmoor Opera Club members--Opera Club Members must call the office to register. Price for Non-Members: $105 Date/Time: * Wednesday, October 12th First Class only.  Tuesdays, October 18, November 1, December 6 and 20. 10:00-12:00 Instructor: Diane Mauch, M. Mus., U of Michigan, director of education, Florida Grand Opera Location: Rossmoor- Hillside Clubhouse 

$105.00
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Dead Sea Scrolls and the Emergence of Christianity: A Deep Dive

Price for Members: $70 Price for Non-Members: $105 Date/Time: Thursdays, October 6,13, 20, 27 and November 3 10:00 – 12:00 Instructor: David D. Meir-Levi, lecturer Archaeology Hebrew University, Jerusalem & Tel Aviv University Location: ONLINE

$105.00
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The Swing Era: Jazz at It’s Peak

Price for Members: $70 Price for Non-Members: $105 Date/Time: Tuesdays, October  11, 18, 25, November 1 & 8.  1:00-3:00  Instructor: Robert Joyce, M.A. Education, B.A. Music Education Augustana University Location: ONLINE 

$105.00
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Current Issues in Public Policy

Price for Members: $57 Price for Non-Members: $85 Date/Time: Mondays, October 24, 31; November 7, 14 10:00-12:00  Instructor: Wendell H. Goddard, J.D., Public policy lecturer, Charles University, Prague Location: Online-Zoom 

$85.00
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Speaking and Singing for the Stage

Price for Members: $70 for OLLI and current Rossmoor Opera Club members--Opera Club Members must call the office to register. Price for Non-Members: $105 Date/Time: Thursdays October 27, November 3,10, 17 and December 1  1:00-3:00 Instructor: Diane Mauch, M. Mus., U of Michigan, director of education, Florida Grand Opera Location: Rossmoor- Hillside Clubhouse 

$105.00
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Black Freedom on Native Land

Price for Members: $0 Price for Non-Members: $10 Date/Time: Wednesday, September 14th 2:00pm Instructor: Alaina E. Roberts, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of History, University of Pittsburgh Location: Online

$10.00
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Understanding Cultural Disconnects-Intergenerational and Intercultural Explorations

Price for Members: $57 Price for Non-Members: $85 Date/Time: Thursdays, October 20, 27, Nov. 3 & 10 1:00-3:00 Instructor: Joe Lurie, Monika Eckfield, and Bette Felton  Location: In Person- Concord Campus 

$85.00
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Local Government from the Ground Up

Price for Members: $57 Price for Non-Members: $85 Date/Time: Tuesdays: October 25, November 1, 8, 15 10:00-12:00  Instructor: Daren Fields, City Manager  Location: In Person- Concord Campus 

$85.00
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The Dead Do Tell Tales: Medicolegal Death Investigations

Price for Members: $42 Price for Non-Members: $64 Date/Time: Mondays, November 28, December 5 & 12 1:00-3:00pm  Instructor: Dr. Michelle Rippy Ph.D, Dir. Forensic Science Research Center, CSUEB Location: In Person- Concord Campus 

$64.00
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Censored: The Plight of the Book

Price for Members: $70 Price for Non-Members: $105 Date/Time: Mondays, September 19,26; October 3, 10 &17 10:00-12:00pm  Instructor: Dr. Susan H. Fox Ph.D, UCD, M.A. CSUEB Location: In Person- Concord Campus 

$105.00
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The Beatles: The Rock Group that Changed the World

Price for Members: $70 Price for Non-Members: $105 Date/Time: Mondays, September 12,19,26; October 3, 10. 10:00-12:00pm  Instructor: Richie Unterberger, B.A. English, University of Pennsylvania, Rock History Author Location: In Person- Concord Campus 

$105.00
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Inspired by Parks

Price for Members: 0.00 Price for Non-Members: $10 Date/Time: Saturday. December 10th  10:30-12:00pm  Instructor: Vicki Conley, Artist and Lecturer  Location: ONLINE- SRC

$10.00
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The Role of the Royal Mistress in the Design of Great French Palaces

Price for Members: 0.00 Price for Non-Members: $10 Date/Time: Saturday, November 12th  10:30-12:00pm  Instructor: Eleanor Schrader, Interior Designer   Location: ONLINE

$10.00
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Espionage and Enslavement in the Revolution

Price for Members: 0.00 Price for Non-Members: $10 Date/Time: Saturday, October, 8th 10:30-12:00pm  Instructor: Clare Bellerjeau, Director of Education Raynham Hall Museum Location: ONLINE

$10.00
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Deranged Democracy Part II: How can we Govern Ourselves if Everyone has Lost their Minds?

Price for Members: $70 Price for Non-Members: $105 Date/Time:Tuesdays  September 6, 13,20,27 and October 4. Instructor: David Peritz, Ph.D. Politics, Oxford University Location: ONLINE

$105.00
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Graphic Expression of Distant Memories: A Look at Immigrants’ Mental Maps of Their Homeland

Price for Members: 0.00 Price for Non-Members:$10.00 Date/Time: Saturday, September 10th, 10:30-12:00 Instructor: David Woo Ph.D Associate Professor Emeritus, Dept. of Anthropology, Geography & Environmental Studies, Cal State East Bay ONLINE

$10.00
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California Pop Art Lecture & Field Study

Price for Members: $65.00 Price for Non-Members: Members Only  Date/Time: Thursday, December 1 -ONLINE 1:00-2:30 Friday, SFMOMA IN-Person 11:00 Tour with Avril  Instructor: Avril Angevine, MA Comparative Literature, UCB Location: ZOOM and In-Person SF Moma 

$65.00
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A Morning Hike at Mangini Ranch

Price for Members: $65.00 Price for Non-Members: Members Only  Date/Time: Friday, October 14th 9:00-12:00pm  Instructor: Sean Burke and Denise Castro, Save Mount Diablo  Location: In-Person Mangini Ranch Educational Preserve 

$45.00
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OLLI Wine Camp 2022: A Day in the Vineyard

Price for Members: $65.00 Price for Non-Members: Members Only  Date/Time: Friday, September 23rd 9:00-1:00pm  Instructor: Bette and Jim Felton  Lunch Included Location: In-Person Sky Terrace Vineyards 

$65.00
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Watergates Forgotten Hero

Price for Members: $0 Price for Non-Members: $10 Date/Time: Monday, September 26th 1:00-2:30pm Instructor: Adam Henig, Author, Lecturer  Location: In-Person Concord Campus 

$10.00
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Pros and Cons

Price for Members: $0 Price for Non-Members: $10 Date/Time: Wednesday, October 5th 2:00pm Instructor: Carole Woods and Martha Goralka, League of Women Voters of Diablo Valley  Location: In-Person Concord Campus 

$10.00
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Jazz Styles: A Synthesis of Cultures- OLLI Gala

Price for Members: $0 Price for Non-Members: $10 Date/Time: Wednesday, December 14th 4:00-5:30 Instructor: Dave Eshelman, Ph.d., professor emeritus of music, CSUEB  and Dann Zinn, M.A., director of jazz studies, CSUEB Location: In-Person Concord Campus 

$10.00
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Transylvania in History, Folklore, and Popular Culture

Price for Members: $0 Price for Non-Members: $10 Date/Time: Wednesday, October 26th 2:00-3:30pm Instructor: Dr. Glynn Custred Location: In-Person Concord Campus 

$10.00
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What’s the Point of College Today?

Price for Members: $0 Price for Non-Members: $10 Date/Time: Monday, September 19th 1:00-2:30pm Instructor: Dr. Johann Neem, Author, Professor, Western Washington University Location: ONLINE

$10.00
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Beyond the Yellow Tape: CSI Myth vs. Reality

Price for Members: $0 Price for Non-Members: $10 Date/Time: Wed. November 9th 2:00-3:30pm Instructor: Dr. Michelle Rippy, Dir. Forensic Science Research Center, CSUEB Location: In Person- Concord Campus 

$10.00
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The Missing Kennedy: The Secret Bonds of Four Women

Price for Members: $0 Price for Non-Members: $10 Date/Time: Wed. October 12th  2:00-3:30pm Instructor: Elizabeth Koehler-Pentacoff Location: In-Person

$10.00
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Paint It Black

Price for Members: $42 Price for Non-Members: $64 Date/Time: Thursdays August 11,18, & 25   10:00-12:00 Instructor: Charlie Goldberg, docent SFMOMA, MOAD Location: ONLINE

$64.00
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