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Healthcare Politics and Policies and the Impact on Seniors
With healthcare costs rising out of control and the Baby Boomer generation rapidly entering retirement, we are at a healthcare crossroads in America. This interactive discussion examines how the healthcare reform legislation of 2010 will affect the delivery of healthcare in America. Understand how policy is made - and the politics that drive it. Get an insider’s view on those influencing the decisions that affect us all. Finally, learn how to influence decisions at city hall, in Sacramento, or even in Washington D.C. Attendees will be guided through the legislative process at the local, state and federal levels - and offered proven, successful recommendations on how ordinary citizens can influence change in policy and the politcal process.
Course No.: OSH11021312HC Date: Mondays, Feb. 13 - Mar. 5 Time: 1:30 - 3:30pm
Location: Carlsbad by the Sea, Carlsbad Fee: 4weeks $50
Instructor: Aaron Byzak
and moves through Brahms and Tchaikovsky to Rachmaninoff and the twentieth century.
Course No.: OSH11021312SA1 Date: Mondays, Feb. 13 - Mar. 19 Time: 1:00 - 3:30pm
Location: Trinity Church, Escondido Fee: 6weeks $70
Instructor: David Lewis
The Irish Folk Tradition: Songs and Stories, Laughter and Tears
Folklorist and entertainer Jim Hinton explore the depths of Irish folksong and story. We will see how Ireland’s ancient poetic tradition, troubled history, and unrivaled wit have yielded a rich harvest of folksong and story. The classes will feature performances of songs and stories presented along with cultural and historic detail that will serve to enhance the listener’s appreciation of the Irish folk tradition. Each class will focus on particular areas of the Irish experience. We will hear songs and stories of rebels and rovers, drinkers and tinkers, sailors and soldiers, saints and sinners, highwaymen, workingmen, losers and lovers, colleens and crones and so many others. We will hear the poignant songs of emigration and take a close look at how the Irish shaped American popular culture. Students will be invited to sing along and share in the laughter and tears that are the essence of the Irish experience.
Course No.: OSH11032612IF Date: Mondays, Mar. 26 - Apr. 16 Time: 1:00 - 3:00pm
Location: Trinity Church, Escondido Fee: 4weeks $50
Instructor: Jim Hinton
From Cave Paintings to Gothic Cathedrals: A Study of Ancient and Medieval Western Art
The Global Marketplace: What Now?
This course presents a discussion of current events affecting the global markets. Of special interest is the position of the US as the competitive dynamics of the global economy continue to evolve. Topics include off shoring of manufacturing, research, and service jobs; the rise of India, China, and Brazil; and the challenges facing the next generations of American leaders and workers.
Course No.: OSH11032612GM Date: Mondays, Mar. 26 - Apr. 16 Time: 1:30 - 3:30pm
Location: Carlsbad by the Sea, Carlsbad Fee: 4weeks $50
Instructor: Glen Brodowsky Sonata Allegro
A study of musical form and structure from Sonata to the Symphony and Concerto. Explore the growth of the sonata, the most basic of musical forms, as it expanded and became the most complex of musical creations. The course begins with Mozart, Haydn and Beethoven
Are you planning a trip to Europe? Fascinated by art? Wishing to enrich yourself culturally? Art history can fulfill a number of purposes but the sheer enjoyment of beautiful works of art and architecture and a desire to know more about their origins and purpose is reason enough! Douglas R. Barker M.A., a professional art history instructor and tour guide, will take you on a slide-illustrated journey that begins about 30,000 B.C. in the caves of France and Spain and ultimately arrives at the magnificent architecture and stained glass of the Gothic cathedrals. Along the way we will examine ancient Egypt and Mesopotamia, the dream-like frescoes of Minoan Crete, the temples and statuary of Greece, the Etruscans and Rome, Byzantine icons and mosaics, the magical art of the Celts and Vikings, Islamic palaces, glassware and carpets, early Medieval churches and illuminated manuscripts and much more besides. Understanding the art of the past is one of the best and most enjoyable ways to understand history, religion and foreign cultures or prepare for a European adventure.
Course No.: OSH11021312CP Date: Mondays, Feb. 13 - Apr. 16 Time: 1:00 - 3:00pm
Location: Rancho Santa Fe Garden Club, RSF Fee: 10weeks $110
Instructor: Douglas Barker 8 Osher Lifelong Learning Institute | Spring 2012 | www.csusm.edu/el/olli
| (800) 500-9377 Great Discoveries in Archaeology (Part 1)
For over two centuries, scholars have unearthed amazing new chapters in human history through archaeology. These discoveries have often forced us to rethink the relationship between the world that we live in and the past. Join us as we survey ten of the greatest discoveries in World Archaeology. Topics will include the investigations of the tombs of King Tut of Egypt, St. Peter, the first Emperor of China, and the lost cities of Machu Pichu, Pompeii, Tula, and Troy. How were these important discoveries made? Who were the people involved? In what ways did these investigations change the way that we think about ourselves and our ancestors?
Course No.: OSH11021312GDT Date: Mondays, Feb. 13 - April 16 Time: 9:30 - 11:30 am
Location: CSUSM, Temecula Fee: 10weeks $110
Instructor: JackWilliams, Ph.D.
The Romantic Egotist: F. Scott Fitzgerald’s Rise and Fall
F. Scott Fitzgerald is seen now as one of America’s most valued and talented writers. Yet, in his time he faced only fleeting fame and glory, followed by years of both personal and professional struggle. His novels, stories and essays capture much of his early hope and later despair in both arenas and selections from each genre will be closely examined in an attempt to better understand Fitzgerald’s overwhelming early success and tragic personal ending.
Course No.: OSH11021312RE Date: Mondays, Feb. 13 - Apr. 16 Time: 9:30 - 11:30 am
Location: CSUSM, RoomTBD Fee: 10weeks $110
Instructor: Erica Duran
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