Winter 2019 Session
Class Notes

As readings/resources become available they will be posted on this page. Please check back regularly for updates!

Kindly note: While many Learning in Retirement lecturers will share their slides and other additional reading materials, not all will. We appreciate your understanding.

Lecture series #1
Muslims and Mountain City-Palaces
H. Masud Taj

Lecture series #2
Globalisation in the Middle East
Dr. Philip Leech-Ngo

Lecture series #3
A History of Financial Crises
Dr. Monia Mazigh

Lecture series #4
The History of Jazz
Dr. Dave Schroeder

Lecture series #5
United States after 1945
Dr. Marcel Jesenský

Lecture series #6
The Ideas of Modern Physics
Dr. Alan Mortimer

Lecture series #7
Learning to Look at the Gallery: Navigating the Mysteries of the Art World (Morning)
Maria Martin

Lecture series #8
African American Music of the 1940s-1970s: Blues, R&B, Soul and Funk
Keith McCuaig

Lecture series #9
Learning to Look at the Gallery: Navigating the Mysteries of the Art World (Afternoon)
Maria Martin

Lecture series #10
Into the Mystic: Perspectives on Sacred Architecture
Marie Clausén

Lecture series #11
The End of the World as We Know It: 20th and 21st c. Dystopia Fiction
Stefani Nielson

Lecture series #12
Art of the Modern World
Adriane Aboud

Writing workshop #1
Writing the Stories of My Life: Remembering Through Others
Dr. Anna Rumin

Writing workshop #2
My Life as a Museum: A Springboard for Memoir
Dr. Anna Rumin

Language workshop #1
Italian for Travellers (Level 1)
Carla Bonora

Language workshop #2
Itinerari Italiani: Voyage into Sardinia’s Cultural Heritage and Natural Treasures
Cristina Loi