Film Seminar: Classic Noir Films from the 1940s

Leader:  Don Melander Fridays | October 8 – November 12 | 10 AM – Noon Some of these classic noir films of the 1940s were film adaptations of such great noir novelists as Dashiell Hammet, Raymond Chandler, and James M. Cain....

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The Beat Poets: Kerouac, Ginsberg, Corso and di Prima

Leader:  Don Melander Mondays |  October 4 – November 8 | 10 AM – Noon Those of us who were coming of age in the 1950s may remember reading Jack Kerouac’s novel On the Road, perhaps some of his other novels, and...

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World’s Greatest Geological Wonders: 36 Spectacular Sites

Leader: Paul Hague Mondays, 1-3 PM | October 4 – November 8 This course takes us to the world’s most spectacular geological wonders, explains the forces that formed them, and recounts the stories that have grown up around them. In the...

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Biology & Society

Instructor:  Eric J. Simon Tuesdays, 10 AM – Noon |  *September 28 and October 12 – November 2 We live in a golden age of biology. The scientific study of life affects each of us, our loved ones, and society at...

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Russia: From Czars to Commissars (and Back?)

Instructor: Carol Zink  Tuesdays, 1 – 3 PM  | October 5 – November 9 In this fast-paced survey of Russian history we study the major Czars from Peter the Great to the last Czar, Nicholas II; the origins and outcomes of...

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Great Composers

Leader:  Fran Philippe Wednesdays, 10 AM – Noon | October 6 – November 10 Launched in 2004, Keeping Score was designed by Michael Tilson Thomas to make classical music accessible to people of all ages and from all musical backgrounds.  Comprised of nine one-hour...

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American Novel Reading Group

Leader:  John McCausland 1st Wednesdays | October 6 and November 3 | 1 – 3 PM The American novel reading group will be entering its fourth year this fall, the first LINEC course to experiment with year-round meetings. Each month we...

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America’s Founding Fathers

Leaders:  Dick Hesse, Mary Lee Sargent Thursdays, 10 AM – Noon | October 7 – November 11 America’s Founding Fathers is a deep dive into the creation of the U.S. Constitution as it actually happened – not as many are led to...

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