Fridays, July 8, 15, 22, 29 | 10 AM - Noon Leader: Don Melander This term we begin the first of four seminars on Alfred Hitchcock. In this course, we discuss: The Man Who Knew Too Much (1934) Rebecca (1940) Saboteur (1942) Shadow of...
Mondays, July 11, 18, 25 | 10 AM - Noon Instructor: Don Melander American Poetry focuses on David Budbill's collection of poems-of-place Judevine, set in the Northeast Kingdom. David used to come to NEC for a few days in July/August to do a...
Fridays, 10 AM - Noon | April 8 - May 13 Leaders: Don Melander and Mary Lee Sargent According to film historian, Monty Arnold, screwball comedies serve two human needs — escape and enjoyment. Their defining characteristics are farce, slapstick, romance,...
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....
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...