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.


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 


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


History of the Movie Musical

Price for Members: $70
Price for Non-Members: $105
Date/Time: Tuesdays, September 6, 13,20, 27 October 4 10:00-12:00
Instructor:Sam and Candy Caponegro, subject matter experts Movie Musicals and Broadway Musicals
Location: ONLINE 


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)


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


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 


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


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


Coffee, Globalization and Sustainable Development

Price for Members: $42
Price for Non-Members: $64
Date/Time: Thursdays, October 6, 13, and 20   1:00-3:00
Instructor: Nora Burkey, M.A., Sustainable Development School for International Training. Founder and Executive Director of the Chain Collaborative
Location: ONLINE


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