Spring 2022 Study Groups

NOTE: Only logged-in members are able to link to coordinator’s profiles.

MondaysTuesdaysWednesdaysThursdaysFridays
9:30-11:00 AM
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9:30-11:00 AM
Hyflex
9:30-11:00 AM
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9:30-11:00 AM
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9:30-11:00 AM
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The Divine Comedy Part I
Richard Zuckerman
Here Goes Rhymin’ Simon – The Music of Paul Simon
Randy Ross

These Truths, A History of the US by Jill Lepore
Jeffrey Siegel
** Science Wednesday
Maureen Hatch, Mary Padilla, Hannah Shear, 
Lorne Taichman, Eva Vogel

Against the Grain Early Stages of Human Development
Charles Troob

Jazz Appreciation
Tom Grant,
Rob Tessler
Dutch Seventeenth-Century Art
Deborah Markow

Writing Workshop
Leslie Bedford,
Charles Troob

JFK Reappraised
Michael Shapiro


11:45-1:15 PM
Hyflex
11:45-1:15 PM
Hyflex
11:45-1:15 PM
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11:45-1:15 PM
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11:00-1:00 PM
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** Kazuo Ishiguro, A Thoughtful Man
Eileen Hanley

4 Countries , 4 Books – What Literature Can Teach Us
Meera Kumar

The Movies Look at Working Women
Sheila O’Connell
Randy Ross
Happiness the New Science
Michael Hill

The Art of The New Yorker Profile
Linda Anstendig, Lynn Brenner, Chuck Bronfeld, Bob Cohn, Mary Connelly, Lenore Cooney, Naomi Cooper, Aileen Gitelson, Judy Goldman,Tom Sear, Rena Shagan, Judy Siegel, Susan Smahl

Philip Roth, The Biography
(In Person Only)
Arlyne LeSchack, Judy Zaborowski

** Who’s Afraid of Joseph Conrad? 
(In Person Only)
Steve Reichstein
* Revisting W. Somerset Maugham
Mary Semel

** Documentary Film: Art and Avarice
Lynn Brenner, Mary Connelly, Bob Sholiton

Adventures in Print: Exploring Ideas in Narrative Non-Fiction
Elisabeth Gitter, Linda Gottlieb, Lorraine Matovina, Rita Silverman, Ken Witty 

Qing Dynasty Part 2: The Decline and Fall of the Last Chinese Empire
Eric Zimiles
Literary Analysis
Mary Rowan

The Lives of Others: Reading Memoirs 3
Jay Fleishman, Laini Gerald, Lesley Herrmann,
Jenny Ross, Miriam Lawrence
Memories: Writing Workshop
Andy Shapiro

Great Stories, Not-So-Great Relationships
Sophie Balcoff
Jenny Ross
Frank Carden
Arlene Spiller
2:00-3:30 PM
Hyflex
2:00-3:30 PM
Hyflex
2:00-3:30 PM
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2:00-3:30 PM
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** US Health Care: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly
Charles Brecher

Systemic Inequality
Frances De Lott, Marge Heins, Susan Herman, Marietta Meyers, Susan Sabatino, Mark Scher, Joy Schulman

Sleep (And Dreams)
(In Person Only)
Don Ray
Makers of Modern India
Ajit Kumar, Meera Kumar
 
International Mysteries: Other Cultures
Iris Zevin, Jack Zevin
Mireya Perez-Bustillo


* Alexander Pushkin and the Birth of Modern Russian Literature
Stephen Kalinsky

** Harper Lee: Two Novels about Race and Class in American
Arlynn Brody, Stephen Kalinsky

Literary and Cultural Analysis: A Cognitive Approach
James Smith

Films of John Huston
Howie Menikoff
Do You Understand Dylan?
James Smith

Sinclair Lewis, Satirist Extraordinaire
Stephen Kalinsky, Sara Otey

Advanced Guided Autobiography
David Grogan


Six Week study groups:  * 1st Session / ** 2nd Session starts 3/15 

Registration: Tuesday, November 29 – Friday, December 10 

Spring Session start date: Monday, January 31

Spring Session end date: Friday, May 18, 2022

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