Early Fall 2019 Session

Class Notes

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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 – Alphabestiary
Lecturer: H. Masud Taj

Lecture Series 2 – What Can We Learn from Shady Science?
Lecturer: Ashley Thompson

Lecture Series 3 – Spy Fiction: Classics of the 20th and 21st Centuries
Lecturer: Stefani Nielson

Lecture Series 4 – Life of Stars
Lecturer: Robert Dick

Lecture Series 5 – Baroque Music: More Than Meets the Ear
Lecturer: Olivier Henchiri

Lecture Series 6 – Babylon to the Big Bang: The First Billion Miles
Lecturer: Dr. Peter Watson

Lecture Series 7 – The Brain and the Mind: The Neuropsychology of Being Human
Lecturer: Dr. Peter Fried

Lecture Series 8 – Finance Matters: Capital, Cryptocurrencies, and Much More
Lecturer: Dr. Monia Mazigh

Lecture Series 9 – A Brief History of Ancient Greece
Lecturer: Dr. Marcel Jesensk√Ĺ

Lecture Series 10 – The Story of Rock and Roll: 1951-1966
Lecturer: Keith McCuaig

  • Lecture series outline

Lecture Series 11 – Jane Austen’s England
Lecturer: Dr. Kerry Abel

Lecture Series 12 – Quantum Weirdness for Beginners
Lecturer: Dr. Andrew Robinson

Lecture Series 13 – Iran’s Foreign Policy After 2015: Politics of Normalizers and Conservatives
Lecturer: Dr. Farhad Rezaei

Writing Workshop 1 – Writing the Stories of My Life: Remembering My Mother
Lecturer: Dr. Anna Rumin

  • Writing workshop outline

Writing Workshop 2 – Writing the Stories of My Life: Remembering Through Space and Time
Lecturer: Dr. Anna Rumin

  • Writing workshop outline

Language Workshop 1 – Italian for Travellers Level I, Part II
Lecturer: Carla Bonora

Language Workshop 2 – Italian for Travellers Level I
Lecturer: Carla Bonora

Language Workshop 3 – Spanish for Travellers Level I
Lecturer: Dr. Ioana Dimitriu