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12/21 11:00AM/CH 12/21 – What have been the greatest superstorms – hurricanes or typhoons that we have experienced in our history. How do superstorms start, how are they recorded and how are they classified? What trends do we see in the development of these storms in our...

12/7 & 12/21 2:00 PM/CH Instructor: Pat Worley  12/7 France We will travel to Paris and the Bordeaux region. We will stop at the Louvre, Eiffel Tower and a few chateaus along the way. 12/21 Take a Trip around the Baltic Sea We will visit Stockholm, Sweden, Helsinki, Finland,...

12/14, & 12/28 3:15 PM/CH Hosted by: Professor Judy Okun 12/14 Join us as we explore our diverse continent through a combined historical and geographic approach. First, we will examine the formation of the continent through the dynamics of plate tectonics and erosion. Highlights will be the Appalachians, New Jersey...

12/1, 12/8, 12/15, 12/22, &12/29 11:00 AM/CH Instructor: Steve Pollack  12/1 English exploration – the formation of the British East India Company, and its impact on the rise of the British Empire, especially in the New World and India. 12/8 French exploration – How did the French become involved...

12/1 & 12/29 2:00 PM/CH Instructor: Herb Kaufman 12/1 Happy Holiday's:  Thanksgiving and Hanukkah Traditions. Ever wonder who is known in history as the “Mother of Thanksgiving.”  Have you ever thought about why Hanukkah involves eating jelly donuts? These and many other interesting questions are explored in this timely holiday...

12/2, 12/9, & 12/16 11:00 AM/CH Hosted by: Sarah Rosenson An ongoing series of discussions on “Ethics in Modern Life.” We will first discuss the ethics of a situation where someone behaves badly, the event is captured on video, and the video goes viral online.  If the person's...

12/9, & 12/23 2:00 PM/CH Instructor: Ira Miller          "On December 9, 1956, Dimitri Tiomkin stumped the panel on “What’s My Line.”  65 years later, Ira will focus the December lectures on the life and music of Dmitri Tiomkin.  He was the first film composer to win an...