Unfortunately, the course you have selected is currently not open for enrollment. Additionally, you will develop your "blueprint motto" to represent your life principles, purpose and vision. Mondays, 9:30-11:00 a.m. Wednesdays, 11:00-12:30 Another course, on countercultures in film, taught by Sandy Camargo, will meet in this time slot during the first half of the semester. His achievements include titles of North American champion, professional national and world finalist, Dancers Cup Tour Professional Couple of the Year award two years in a row, and several wins in professional Standard, Smooth, Rhythm, and Showdance divisions. Willis Goth Regier September 13 through November 1 Parley Ann Boswell He came to the U.S. and did a General Pediatrics residency at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital and Le Bonheur Children's Medical Center, both in Memphis, Tennessee. September 15 through November 3 European critics [during Fellinis lifetime, obviously] voted Federico Fellini the worlds greatest living director. And both are set in our part of the world: one on the Mississippi River and one on the Ohio River. Her current research interests are on the transformation of non-state actors in the last two decades and the way this is upending the twentieth century model of state-centered world order. Format: Meeting. This is a 4-week course that meets during the first half of the semester. Instructor: Paul Diehl is Henning Larsen Professor Emeritus of Political Science at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Ashbel Smith Professor Emeritus of Political Science at the University of Texas- Dallas, where he was Associate Provost and Director of the Center for Teaching and Learning. We will examine each historical period from the Renaissance till today. Craig McMonigal This is a 4-week course that meets during the first half of the semester. Steve also writes college textbooks that are used worldwide. A $15cancellation fee will be charged against all refunds. Courses and activities are limited by available space or other factors. Fall 2022 courses run once a week, for eight weeks between September 12 - November 4. This course was originally scheduled to be offered in fall 2020, and we are delighted to offer it this semester. September 13 through November 1 She also writes archaeological mysteries. A Changing Middle East Dramas are set in period and exotic settings.
We will look at examples where commercial cinema and non-mainstream values intersected in the United States and Europe from the 1930s through the 1960s. Please reload this page and try the operation again. Lets explore these two remarkable American river novels to see where they might lead us. September 14 through November 2 You may enrollin OLLItoday by signing up for this enrollment course and paying the fee. Mike Reed and French Fraker Fridays, 9:30-11:00 a.m. The archaeological record is rich with practical and symbolic examples: monuments aligned with the sun or moon, calendrical marks and star patterns on artifacts, and lunar phases recorded on clay tablets. This course will provide a window into how to monitor and interpret local government activities, using the tools of investigative journalism. Instructor: Norman Mark Klein, M.A.H.L., D.D., is retired as the emeritus rabbi at Sinai Temple in Champaign. She believes ballet can be a means not only for appreciating its artistic excellence but also gives us deeper means to understand the history of the western world. Instructor: Richard Tempest is a Professor of Slavic Languages and Literatures at the University of Illinois and a Senior Editor at the Journal of Political Marketing (Chicago). Important institutional contexts will include the functions of stars and marketing, as well as the stylistic innovations that were a major source of these films critical and commercial appeal. Copyright 2022 Osher Lifelong Learning Institute. Our course will look at how Joe Biden, Xi Jinping, and Vladimir Putin are attempting to achieve a historic reconfiguration of the global hierarchies of economic, military, and cultural preeminence. Tuesdays, 11:00-12:30 We use integrative approaches to address these questions across hierarchical levels of biological organization and timescales. The sessions will gradually introduce the 8-Movement Form and will provide suggestions for making tai chi part of a comprehensive health strategy, exposure to tai chi foundations (tai chi form, mindfulness/meditation, dynamic qigong), and methods to incorporate mindfulness/meditation exercises into daily activities. His achievements include titles of North American champion, professional national and world finalist, Dancers Cup Tour Professional Couple of the Year award two years in a row, and several wins in professional Standard, Smooth, Rhythm, and Showdance divisions. Mondays, 3:30-5:00 p.m. In the 1930s, an explosion of interest in Hollywood in filming classic fiction extended to the best known French and Russian novels. He teaches noncredit classes for OLLI and other venues, in five areas of history and archaeology: Britain, Germany, early America, Israel/the Holy Land, and military history in general. Zoom classes will have a Z at the end of the course number. Spring Memberships begin January 1, 2022and end May 31, 2022.
Online: Zoom Meeting. Format: Webinar. We will also discuss filmmaking techniques such as re-enactments and use of archival footage in order to make history come to life.. To withdraw from a course after you register, sign on to the Member Portal and under Courses, select Drop a Course. Courses with low enrollment may be cancelled on August 15, 2022. All Rights Reserved. Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. She spent a year in Central Asia in the early 2000s and in Turkey in 2021-22. Ballets rich history always intrigues her. Format: Meeting. Fred Christensen American policy in relation to immigration has historically been marked by xenophobia, and popular culture, including Hollywood films, has reflected that attitude. He is a co-founder of the Global Investigative Journalism Network, which has more than 180 nonprofit newsrooms as members. His first two OLLI courses, in 2020-2021, received enthusiastic evaluations for the fascinating and well-constructed presentations and his deep knowledge of the subject matter. Most aspects of photography and its applications and techniques will be presented, with an emphasis on art photography. Now Professor Emerita of English, at EIU she taught Film Studies and American Literature from colonial through early 20th century for thirty years. Alex teaches students of all ages and levels. He worked as a physician reviewer for Blue Cross/Blue Shield until October 2017. The COVID-19 pandemic has made everyone aware of the importance of the immune system. Eva Fischer and other UIUC faculty Instructor: Elizabeth Sutton is the Director of the Spurlock Museum of World Cultures and is an anthropologist specializing in heritage management and archaeology. The Webinar format offers increased security, fewer accidental interruptions, and larger capacity for registrations (which means no wait lists for courses in the Webinar format). Wednesdays, 1:30-3:00 February 2 through March 23 Brant Houston Instructor: Parley Ann Boswell graduated from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign just months after Francis Ford Coppolas masterpiece The Godfather Part II was released. Instructor: Sandy Camargo was a Senior Lecturer and Adjunct Assistant Professor of Cinema Studies at the University of Illinois. Instructor: Dave Tracy earned his B.S in physics at the University of Florida. Location: Blue Classroom. International Laws of War Location: Osher Classroom This course focuses on the international laws that govern war in both the interstate and civil conflict varieties. February 1 through March 22 Instructor: Eileen Gebbie is an ordained priest in the United Church of Christ now working in private practice as a spiritual director and forest therapy guide. Wendy Tam Cho Practicing chair yoga is a form of self-care that can address many health issues, while improving balance, flexibility, and inner- and outer-strength. An Introduction to Tai Chi and Qigong FundamentalsCANCELLED Stonehenge, Avebury, Maiden Castlethese are the sites that come to mind when considering what Winston Churchill called the Birth of Britain. This class will examine British prehistory, emphasizing the latest findings, debates, theories, and controversies.
Among the many philosophers and thinkers Deloria reacts to are Paul Tillich, Teilhard de Chardin, Claude Levi-Straus, and C. G. Jung. Fax (217) 244-7897 For our hybrid courses, members will register to participate either in person or online. Hybrid: OLLI Osher Classroom and Zoom Webinar. This yoga class creates a safe environment by teaching proper ways to do poses and adapting them to individual challenges and varied levels of flexibility. In Zoom Webinar, students will see the instructor and their materials on the screen; but the students will not be on camera, and their microphones will be muted. He is the author of a number of works on Mark Twain, translator of Georges Clemenceau's Claude Monet: The Water Lilies and Other Writings on Art, former President of the Mark Twain Circle of America, former President of the American Humor Studies Association, and author of articles on Richard Wilbur, Robert Lowell, Edith Wharton, Garrison Keillor, Nathaniel Hawthorne, and other literary subjects. Location: Illinois Classroom. Certain courseshave limited enrollment. The interplay of professional and amateur detectives offers multiple sources for dramatic tension. Course is full. Fall semester 2022 courses will be offered in three different formats: in-person, online via Zoom, or hybrid. He spent much of his career writing military history and designing war games. Janice Jayes These cookies allow us to distinguish you from other users of our website, which helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and enables us to improve our website. Mind Science and Modern Cultural Response Fridays, 11:30 a.m. 1:00 p.m. After providing historical and artistic background on the Spanish and Inca cultures, the course examines the art of the viceroyalty from the conquest (1533) to independence (ca. Hybrid: OLLI Osher Classroom and Zoom Webinar. Without second-guessing the philosophy or science behind these formulations, we can discuss how some of them have taken hold over the past two hundred years, and how they can resonate in our thinking about what it means to be human. Canada, like every other country except the United States, uses its national cinema as an expression of, exploration of, and advertisement for its national identity. Instructor: Jenelle Orcherton is a jazz performer and educator, with training in Education and a recent Masters' in Jazz Performance from the University of Illinois. Registration opens on Wednesday, July 13 at 9:00 a.m. All courses meet for 8 weeks unless noted in the course descriptions. This is a 4-week course that meets during the first half of the semester. Spring semester 2022 courses will be offered in three different formats: in-person, online via Zoom, or hybrid. She has been teaching ballet for adult beginners, Yoga, and Zumba for the since 2013. We shall focus on the following figures (besides Jung himself), devoting one class to each figure or grouping: Laurens van der Post, Hermann Hesse, Morris West, Robertson Davies, Philip K. Dick, Vine Deloria, Jr., Joseph Campbell. February 3 through March 24 This is a 4-week course that meets during the first half of the semester. Course notes will be posted online after each class. Mondays, 6:00-7:30 p.m. Lei Shanbhag He has been practicing Tai Chi for 13 years and has co-taught Tai Chi for 8 years. He is currently writing a trilogy of historical novels set in ancient Persia at the time of Alexander's conquest. His first OLLI course on the cosmos, in fall 2020, received high marks for his vast knowledge of the subject matter and engaging presentations. Accordingly, the content of each week's class is difficult to predict as it depends entirely on the students' grasp of the material.
Rabbi Norman Klein She enjoys looking at contemporary world affairs as both a historian and political scientist. Fridays, 1:30-4:00 p.m. Location: Zoom Meeting Connor Monson has academic experience in nonprofit organizations and humanities teaching at institutions including Southern Illinois University, the University of New Mexico, the College of William & Mary, the University of Vermont OLLI, and the Episcopal Church. OLLI Osher Classroom Sandy Camargo Instructor: Bernard Cesarone retired in 2015 after a career working on information and data projects in the UIs College of Education. The class will also examine the two centuries after the legions withdrew in 410 AD, when the Roman heritage was challenged by Anglo-Saxon settlement. Thursdays, 9:30 11:00 a.m. This is a 4-week course that meets during the first half of the semester. Instructor: Brant Houston is a professor and the Knight Chair in Investigative Reporting at the University of Illinois. In May of 2008, after serving as Professor of Studio Arts at UIUC Schwartz decided to take an early retirement so that she could focus full-time on her studio work.
This is a 4-week course that meets during the second half of the semester. Tuesdays, 1:30-3:00 p.m. Adjacent to that Trail of Death are the burial grounds of colonists whose lives overlapped with the passage. We will concentrate on the most important composers of the period: Schubert, Schumann, Chopin, Mendelssohn, Weber, and Brahms, and show how they changed the scale and scope of music striving for the sublime, emulating painting and literature, and becoming autobiography, poetry, and folktales in music. The Republic of Turkey celebrates its history at every turn. We will delve into the roles of monuments in creating collective memories and the politics and power structures involved in determining what and who is remembered. He further developed this into a 1760 page pdf of his lectures into an illustrated and hyperlinked text for his students. September 14 through October 12 (4 weeks, session I, NO CLASS October 5) We are pleased to present these descriptions of our Fall courses, arranged by subject area. September 16 through November 4 In New York City she found work, learned English, and made her international reputation with the publication of The Origins of Totalitarianism (1951).
She has recently retired, after 17 years of teaching film studies at the U. of I.
February 3 through March 24 Topics covered include missionizing art and architecture; the arrival of European painters; the development of local indigenous schools of painting, especially the Cuzco school; artistic developments during the Enlightenment, and the indigenous response to them; and mural painting in indigenous villages. September 15 through October 6 (4-week) Computing: From Little Bits to Big Ideas - CANCELLED Lenny Pitt She served on the Board of the Urbana Business Association from 2018 to 2020, and she is a current Board member of 40 North/Champaign County Arts Council. In this class we will touch on bands that are continuing the excitement, those that are asking what big band is and how the tradition continues. Format: Webinar. Courses, Lectures, Academic Calendar and Faculty Information, OLLI Faculty Information and Course Proposals, Print and complete the registration form and e-mail it to OLLI staff at, Print and complete the registration form, scan it and e-mail it to OLLI staff at. Wendy Tam Cho Instructor: Rosalyn Schwartz has been exhibiting her work for the past thirty years. Rosalyn Schwartz Following postdocs at Imperial College in London and at UW, he switched gears and entered industry, working over 20 years developing semiconductor processing equipment and analytical instruments for chemistry and biochemistry, mostly involving optics. He has taught courses at EIU and at OLLI, where his courses in 2013-2014 received strong evaluations for his detailed, informative visual materials. This often results in issues we have within our physical body, such as increased heart rate, shallow breathing, and muscle tightness in jaw, neck, shoulders, and back. Instructor: Dirk Mol is a retired psychotherapist and former Episcopal priest. Additional lecturers: Gene Robinson, Department of Integrative Biology and Director of IGB; Katy Heath, Department of Plant Biology; Steven Burgess, Department of Plant Biology; Pamela Martinez, Department of Microbiology; Ripan Mahli, Department of Anthropology; Kathryn Clancy, Department of Anthropology; David Sepowski, Department of History, Fascinating Features and Mysterious Manifestations of Disease History teaches that if there is one thing we can be certain of, it is that the post-COVID world will be a very different place. Following are direct links to selected winter catalog pages. She has been teaching the history of Ballet as part of course Ballet for Adult Beginners for two years from 2018-19. Alex Tecza In each class, students will practice yoga postures with Robin for 50 minutes while sitting in a chair. Her OLLI courses have been among the most well-received and highly enrolled offerings of recent years. Walt Whitman and 1860s America Freudian Psychoanalyst Emilio Servadio treated Fellini for severe clinical depression in 1952 around the filming of La Strada. His undergraduate major was in American History with a focus on the mid-19th century. Using Elaine Enns and Ched Myers Healing Haunted Histories: A Settler Discipleship of Decolonization, we will explore what it might mean for us (settlers) to now live on this same, wounded land. Location: Osher Classroom and Zoom Webinar. This eight-part seminar is an invitation to closely read and critically dialogue about key excerpts written in controversial but courageous literature, and how they continue to inform our current cultural challenges and opportunities.