Osher Lifelong Learning Institute

Short Story


Price: $95 for OLLI Members    $115 for non-members

Dates & Time: Thursday, Mar 7, 14, 21, 28, Apr 4 (4/4 In person) 10:00-12:00

Class Type: Online

Instructor: Marianna Matthews

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Course Description

In this course, we will read and discuss one short story per week. Ms. Matthews will provide informational lectures on author biographies and literary elements. Handouts, including story schedule, author biographies, and discussion questions will be provided. Stories will be selected from The Penguin Book of the Modern American Short Story, John Freeman, ed.

The first story will be: “The Last Thing We Need” by Claire Vaye Watkins on page 373 of our text, The Penguin Book of the Modern American Short Story edited by John Freeman.

(Online) ( Last Class on April 4th will meet in Person in Concord)

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Marianna Matthews, MA, English, Cal State East Bay, lecturer in English, Chabot College

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Event Details

Date: 2024-03-07

Start time: 10:00 a.m. PST

End time: 12:00 p.m. PST

Venue: Online


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