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History/Political Science/Philosophy/Psychology   


Cultivate a greater understanding of ancient and modern peoples and cultures, history, philosophy, religion, film, and the arts with our thought-provoking classes. Expand your knowledge of the world in a safe and intellectually challenging environment. Discuss new ideas with your peers and instructors. Increase your understanding of the world with new frames of reference. Especially helpful if preparing for travel.


For course description, click on the course title below. Hover on instructor name for biography.

 

Archaeological Mysteries of the Hebrew Bible - Jacaranda
Item: HSMB1001 Steven Derfler
M   10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Jacaranda Trace Rm Enrichment Center - 2nd Floor
Sessions: 3 Location: 3600 William Penn Way Venice, FL 34293
M 11/4/2019 - 11/18/2019       Fee: $39.00
 

Before They Were Beatles
Item: MB1001 Alan McKee
W   1:00 PM - 2:30 PM STC Sarasota Bldg 3 Rm 3-119
Sessions: 4 Location: 4748 Beneva Rd Sarasota, FL 34233
W 10/30/2019 - 11/20/2019       Fee: $49.00
 

Dead Sea Scrolls - Glenridge
Item: HPS3001 Steven Derfler
M Tu   1:30 PM - 3:00 PM Glenridge Academy Rm Glenridge Theater
Sessions: 3 Location: 7333 Scotland Way Sarasota, FL 34238
M Tu 9/23/2019 - 10/15/2019       Fee: $39.00
***Class Dates are:
Monday 9/23 & 10/7
Tuesday 10/15
 

Evolution & Faith: The Mystical & Revolutionary Thought of Pierre Teilhard de Chardin
Item: HSPT1001 James Johnson
Th   10:00 AM - 12:00 PM STC Sarasota Bldg 3 Rm 3-121
Sessions: 4 Location: 4748 Beneva Rd Sarasota, FL 34233
Th 11/14/2019 - 12/12/2019       Fee: $59.00
NO CLASS NOV 28
 

Foreign Affairs - Glenridge
Item: HPS2001 Robert Clementis
F   10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Glenridge Academy Rm Mac I
Sessions: 8 Location: 7333 Scotland Way Sarasota, FL 34238
F 9/27/2019 - 11/15/2019       Fee: $79.00
 

Gray Matters: How the Brain Works - Glenridge
Item: HMG1001 Alan Grindal
M   1:30 PM - 3:00 PM Glenridge Academy Rm Glenridge Theater
Sessions: 6 Location: 7333 Scotland Way Sarasota, FL 34238
M 10/14/2019 - 11/18/2019       Fee: $59.00
**Class times are 1:30-3pm AND NOT 10:30 am as printed in our catalog
 

Happy Days: America in the 1950s
Item: HHD1001 Alan McKee
W   3:00 PM - 5:00 PM STC Sarasota Bldg 3 Rm 3-119
Sessions: 4 Location: 4748 Beneva Rd Sarasota, FL 34233
W 10/30/2019 - 11/20/2019       Fee: $59.00
 

Islam 101
Item: HPSI1001 Steven Derfler
M   10:00 AM - 12:00 PM STC Sarasota Bldg 3 Rm 3-205
Sessions: 4 Location: 4748 Beneva Rd Sarasota, FL 34233
M 10/7/2019 - 10/28/2019       Fee: $59.00
 

Mennonites, Amish, & the Pinecraft Community
Item: HIMA1001 JB Miller
Tu   1:00 PM - 3:00 PM STC Sarasota Bldg 3 Rm 3-117
Sessions: 4 Location: 4748 Beneva Rd Sarasota, FL 34233
Tu 10/15/2019 - 11/5/2019       Fee: $59.00
*The last class will meet first at a Mennonite Church and then for lunch at Der Dutchman.
*No school supplies or books are needed, but students will be responsible to cover the cost of a meal at Der Dutchman.
 

Mennonites, Amish, & the Pinecraft Community - North Port
Item: HIMNP1001 JB Miller
Tu   10:00 AM - 11:30 AM STC North Port Rm Classroom 1-213
Sessions: 4 Location: 4445 Career Lane North Port, FL 34289
Tu 10/15/2019 - 11/5/2019       Fee: $49.00
 

Overcoming Barriers to Self-Knowledge and Remediating Cultural Amnesia
Item: HPSS2001 David Eisner
W   5:30 PM - 7:00 PM STC Sarasota Bldg 3 Rm 3-205
Sessions: 6 Location: 4748 Beneva Rd Sarasota, FL 34233
W 10/16/2019 - 11/20/2019       Fee: $59.00
 

Pius XII and the Holocaust: Complicit Coward or Prudent Pastor?
Item: HSPH1002 James Johnson
Tu   10:00 AM - 12:00 PM STC Sarasota Bldg 3 Rm 3-121
Sessions: 4 Location: 4748 Beneva Rd Sarasota, FL 34233
Tu 11/12/2019 - 12/10/2019       Fee: $59.00
NO CLASS NOV 26
 

Psychological Problems of Great Artists
Item: HPSA1001 Samuel Pizzi
W   2:30 PM - 4:30 PM STC Sarasota Bldg 3 Rm 3-205
Sessions: 6 Location: 4748 Beneva Rd Sarasota, FL 34233
W 10/16/2019 - 11/20/2019       Fee: $79.00
 

Psychology in Literature: Odyssey of the Mind
Item: HLAP2001 David Eisner
F   12:30 PM - 2:00 PM STC Sarasota Bldg 3 Rm 3-205
Sessions: 6 Location: 4748 Beneva Rd Sarasota, FL 34233
F 10/11/2019 - 11/15/2019       Fee: $59.00
 

Sacred Places of World Religions
Item: HSWR1001 James Johnson
Th   10:00 AM - 12:00 PM STC Sarasota Bldg 3 Rm 3-121
Sessions: 6 Location: 4748 Beneva Rd Sarasota, FL 34233
Th 10/3/2019 - 11/7/2019       Fee: $79.00
 

Stoicism: The Art of Living Well
Item: HPSS1001 Samuel Pizzi
Th   1:00 PM - 3:00 PM STC Sarasota Bldg 3 Rm 3-116
Sessions: 6 Location: 4748 Beneva Rd Sarasota, FL 34233
Th 10/17/2019 - 11/21/2019       Fee: $79.00
*Please check with the ACE office to be sure the class has met its minimum before purchasing materials.
Recommended textbook : Meditations (Dover Thrift Editions) by Marcus Aurelius. Purchase online.
 

The 1960s - The Decade That Changed America
Item: HD1001 Alan McKee
W   10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Glenridge Academy Rm Mac I
Sessions: 3 Location: 7333 Scotland Way Sarasota, FL 34238
W 10/2/2019 - 10/23/2019       Fee: $39.00
 

The American Legal System: An Overview & Discussion of Current Topics
Item: HPSL1001 John M. Baumann
W   2:00 PM - 3:30 PM STC Sarasota Bldg 3 Rm 3-112
Sessions: 3 Location: 4748 Beneva Rd Sarasota, FL 34233
W 11/6/2019 - 11/20/2019       Fee: $39.00
Class dates have changed since the printing of the mailer.
Class meets in November instead of December.
 

The Holly and the Mistletoe: A Historical View of Yuletide Celebrations
Item: HYC1001 Kevin Costello
Tu   10:00 AM - 12:00 PM STC Sarasota Bldg 3 Rm 3-205
Sessions: 2 Location: 4748 Beneva Rd Sarasota, FL 34233
Tu 12/10/2019 - 12/17/2019       Fee: $29.00
 

Understand Your Dreams
Item: HPSD1001 Samuel Pizzi
W   5:30 PM - 7:30 PM STC Sarasota Bldg 3 Rm 3-119
Sessions: 6 Location: 4748 Beneva Rd Sarasota, FL 34233
W 10/16/2019 - 11/20/2019       Fee: $79.00
 

Understand Your Dreams - North Port
Item: HDNP1001 Samuel Pizzi
Tu   5:30 PM - 7:30 PM STC North Port Rm Classroom 1-213
Sessions: 6 Location: 4445 Career Lane North Port, FL 34289
Tu 10/15/2019 - 11/19/2019       Fee: $79.00
 

Who Wrote the Bible? Part I: The Hebrew Scriptures or "Old Testament"
Item: HSHB1001 James Johnson
Tu   10:00 AM - 12:00 PM STC Sarasota Bldg 3 Rm 3-121
Sessions: 6 Location: 4748 Beneva Rd Sarasota, FL 34233
Tu 10/1/2019 - 11/5/2019       Fee: $79.00
 

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