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1/5, 1/12, 1/19 & 1/26 11:00 AM/CH Instructor: Steve Pollack Will continue in January with lectures on the development of the colonialization of America by Europe, and the formation of the American colonies. Lectures will explore early settlers, their relationship with Native Americans, the early colonial economy,...

1/5 & 1/19 1:00 PM/CH Instructor: Herb Kaufman 1/5 Historical knowledge is often imperfect or erroneously portrayed by myths, half-truths, general omissions, or even total fabrication. Many of these stories and legends have seeped into the story of American history and are repeated as fact in schools,...

1/6/, 1/13, 1/20 & 1/27 11:00 AM/CH Hosted by: Sarah Rosenson The Golden Rule, the idea that we should treat other people the way we want to be treated, is one of the most famous ethical concepts.  It seems simple and obvious, but we will delve...

1/6, & 1/20 2:00 PM/CH Instructor: Ira Miller          Bernard Herrmann, one of the greatest film composers of the 20th century.  When we think about him, we remember his collaborations with Alfred Hitchcock, Orson Welles, and Martine Scorsese.  But Bernard Herrmann was a complex individual, a demanding perfectionist...

1/14 & 1/21 11:00 AM/CH Instructor: Stephen “Dr. Steve” Phillips, Ph.D. Ancient Egypt was a male dominated culture, like many other ancient populations. Women were not, however, merely silent witnesses. Did you know that an ancient Egyptian woman could obtain a divorce, own property, and craft her...

1:00 PM/CH Opera Join host Gerry Tremblay as he explores the back drop to some of the world’s most famous operas fun for all opera lovers. ...

1/2, 1/9, 1/16, 1/23, & 1/30 1:00 PM/CH Hosted by: Professor Irene Sfakianos This month we will investigate the work of Jewish Artists whose contributions inspired and influenced the course of "Modern Art" in the 20th and 21st Centuries. Mark Rothko, Jacques Lipchitz, and Jack Levine are...