OLLI Course Archive –  2008

Spring 2008

  • African American Sacred Music: Historical Settings and Singing Styles - Willie T. Summerville
  • OLLI Classroom
  • All That Jazz... and More! - Sam Reese
  • Comfort Food and Wine – Team-Taught, Food Science
  • Don't Bee Afraid - May Berenbaum
  • Early Illinois: From the Ice Age to the American Revolution - Fred Christensen
  • Landscaping Patios and Small Spaces - Sandra L. Mason
  • Poetry: Yoga for the Mind - Marva Nelson
  • Shadows, Strangers and Crime: Hitchcock's America - Pat Gill
  • So Strange and Wonderful: A History of Polar Exploration - Sharon Michalove
  • Tai Chi - Mike Reed
  • The Short Story: A Pathway to Explore Spirituality - Marva Nelson
  • Your Brain and You - Illinois Neuroscience Program – Team-Taught, coordinated by Gene Robinson

Fall 2008

  • Behind the Scenes at the Museum - Sarah Wisseman
  • Early Illinois, 1778-1835: The End of the Middle Ground - Fred Christensen
  • Gender and Power on Stage - W. David Kay
  • Global Warming:  An Introduction, Potential Impacts and Possible Solutions - Don Wuebbles
  • God in Politics: Eight Perspectives on Religion and Democracy – Robert Alun Jones
  • Matter, Energy and the Universe: University of Illinois Physics Department Program – Team-Taught, coordinated by Inga Karliner
  • Presidential Elections: Process and Politics - Robert F. Rich
  • Speaking Through the Arts - John Bennett
  • Tai Chi - Mike Reed
  • The Western: The Making of an American Myth - Pat Gill
  • The World of Beethoven: Music and the Rise of the Middle Class - Peter A. Michalove
  • Viewing Dance: Enriching the Audience Experience - Kate Kuper
  • Visual Culture: From Art to Persuasion - Tom Kovacs