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3/3, 3/24, & 3/31 2:30 PM/ CH COURSE DESCRIPTION:30 Masterpieces of the Ancient World offers you what few art history courses do, even in our top universities—a broad and comprehensive survey of art in the ancient world. Over the course of 36 fascinating lectures, Professor Diana...

1/29 11:00 AM /CH How did this famous German song come about during WWI? Why did this song change from a favorite of the Germans to the “Call to Soldiers” of the American, British, Russian and French armies during WWII? Come to this interesting lecture to learn...

3/12, 3/19 & 3/26 2:00 PM /CH There were many amazing inventions which were developed by ancient civilizations such as the Greeks, Romans, Vikings and Chinese in times over a thousand years ago, or more.  Inventions such as steam engine, compass, pipe organ, earthquake detector and concrete...

7/10 1:00 PM/CH Hosted by: Professor Judy Okun Pack your map and compass as we explore the fascinating world of ancient and modern China. Our focus will be the historical, political and geographic aspects of the extraordinary land. Open to the public.  Call for more information....

3/1, 3/8, & 3/15, 3/22 & 3/29 3:00 PM /CH Must See Places of The World Journeys of a Lifetime - INCLUDES: Africa and Asia - Africas wildebeest migration. Kenyas wild savannah, and Victoria Falls tumbling waters. A steam train ride up Indias Nilgiris Mountains. A close encounter...

12/20 11:00 am/CH  I WANT MY MUMMY W/Stephen “Dr. Steve” Phillips, Ph.D.,  In an effort to better understand why ancient Egyptian mummies hold such a fascination in popular culture, this lecture presents a history of Western civilization’s centuries-long interaction with ancient Egypt’s human remains, how attitudes regarding those...

2/14 11:00 am/CH  “Medicine in Ancient Egypt, Part I” –did the ancient Egyptians understand human anatomy and did they practice medicine? The answer is yes. Outlined in detail on several surviving ancient Egyptian papyri, surprisingly complex, and perhaps effective medical procedures, uncannily similar to medicine today, provide intriguing...

2/1, 2/8, & 2/15 3:00 PM /CH Must See Places of The World Journeys of a Lifetime - INCLUDES: Africa and Asia - Africas wildebeest migration. Kenyas wild savannah, and Victoria Falls tumbling waters. A steam train ride up Indias Nilgiris Mountains. A close encounter with the rare...

SHAKESPEARE UNCOVERED 3/27 2:00pm Lions Gate 1110 Laurel Oak Road, Voorhees Shakespeare Uncovered reveals not just the elements in the play, but the history of the play itself. What sparked the creation of each of these works? Where did Shakespeare find his plots and what new forms of theater did...

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