Spring 2024 Study Group Grid

Six Week Study Groups labelled:  1st Session or 2nd Session
ZOOM, HYFLEX, and In-Person + Webinar Modalities are noted individually. All others are only In-Person at the CUNY GC.
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MondaysTuesdaysWednesdaysThursdaysFridays
10:00-11:3010:00-11:3010:00-11:3010:00-11:3010:30-12:00
Emile Zola: Three Naturalist Novels
ZOOM
Starts at 9:30

Richard Zuckerman

What Happened to Rudy Giuliani?
*HYFLEX
Charles Brecher
2nd Session
An American History of Cuba
Ricardo Otheguy

John Adams
Tom Sear

Short Russian Masterpieces
*HYFLEX
Lesley Herrmann
Ruth Mackaman
1st Session

MFK Fisher and the Birth of Food Memoir
Irene Sax
2nd Session


The Joys of Math
Randy Ross

Vichy France and the Nazi Occupation
Marge Heins

Short Takes
Jennifer Ross
Susan Herman
1st Session

Civilization and Barbarism: 3 South American Novels
Ted Dreyfus
2nd Session


Exploring Mindfulness
ZOOM
David Grogan
(15 cap)

Italian Renaissance Art 1300-1510
IN-PERSON + WEBINAR
Deb Markow

Jewish-American Films
Stewart Alter
Howard Menikoff


Learning to Look at Art
and Architecture

Carolyn Grossner
Maureen Sullivan



12:00-1:30 PM12:00-1:30 PM12:00-1:30 PM12:00-1:30 PM
South American Films IV
Harold Berkowitz
Ted Dreyfus
Nelly Szlachter

Under the Radar: Artists You May Not Know
Carol Borelli, et al

Ancient Philosophy as Therapy: Stoics, Epicureans and Skeptics
Don Ray 





The Lives of Others: Reading Memoir 7
ZOOM
Miriam Lawrence
Naomi Cooper
Jay Fleishman
Mary Semel
Judith Zaborowski

American Prometheus: Robert Oppenheimer
John Becker

Major Policy Issues in the 2024 Election
Maury Harris
2nd Session

Black Plague: Catalyst for Modern Europe
Lenore Cooney
2nd Session
Jazz Singers: Seeking the Soul of a Song
Tom Grant

20th Century Chinese History
ZOOM
Eric Zimiles

What’s Funny? And Why?
An Examination of Humor

Istar Schwager
Terry Perlin

Building the Future: Architecture Beyond Modernism
Marietta Meyers
Patrick Siconolfi
1st Session

Euro-Politics 2024
Michael Hill
2nd Session
Writing Workshop
ZOOM
Susan Smahl
Charles Troob
(14 cap)

Eyes on the Prize: Three Award-Winning Novels
Sophie Balcoff

Margaret Sanger: The Mother of Birth Control
Linda Rosengart
1st Session

Immigrant Voices in Contemporary Short Stories
Linda Anstendig
Linda Gottlieb
2nd Session

Art Nouveau/Art Deco
Carol Millsom
2nd Session



2:00- 3:30 PM2:00- 3:30 PM
2:00- 3:30 PM
2:00- 3:30 PM
Graham Greene in Text and Film
Moya Duffy
Marianne Nelson
1st Session

Fascism: Can It Happen Here?
*HYFLEX
Liz Dalton
2nd Session
The Evolution of Thinking: Its Emergence from Chaos
IN-PERSON + WEBINAR
James Smith

Exploring Ideas in Narrative Non-Fiction
Rita Silverman
Thomas Hardy
Lucy Kirk
Mark Rattner
Michael Serrill
NYC and the Movies
Lynn Brenner

Homer’s Iliad
Patricia Licklider
The Classical Concerto
IN-PERSON + WEBINAR
James Smith

Great Decisions
ZOOM
Steve Kalinsky
Arlyne LeSchack
1st Session

Vivien Leigh: Sheer Magic on Stage and Screen
ZOOM
Arlynn Brody
Steve Kalinsky
2nd Session

Important Dates:

Registration Opens: Monday, December 11

Registration Closes: Tuesday, December 26

Study Group Assignments & Rosters Distributed: January 16, 2024

Add/Drop Period: Opens January 16, 2024 – Closes February 9, 2024

Spring Session Start Date: January 29, 2024

Spring Session Final Date: May 20, 2024

Spring Session End Dates: Mon 5/20; Tues 4/30; Wed 5/1; Thurs 5/2; Fri 5/3

Six Week Session Dates: 

  • First six-weeks: Mon 1/29-4/1; Tues 1/30-3/5; Wed 1/31-3/6; Thurs 2/1-3/7; Fri 2/2-3/8
  • Second six-weeks:Mon 4/8-5/20; Tues 3/26-4/30; Wed 3/27-5/1; Thurs 3/28-5/2; Fri 3/29-5/3

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