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1984 and Brave New World 
Dates: 3/26/2019 5/14/2019  Instructor Dan Damerville
Sessions:  8 Location: Reuter Center 205
Meets: Tu, 11:30 AM 1:30 PM  
Required text: 1984 by George Orwell, ISBN-13: 978-0451524935 and Brave New World by Aldous Huxley, ISBN-13: 978-0060850524.
 

Beginning French 1C 
Dates: 3/25/2019 5/13/2019  Instructor Michael Kegan
Sessions:  8 Location: Reuter Center 205
Meets: M, 2:00 PM 4:00 PM  
Required text: French Now! Level 1 by Christopher and Theodore Kendris, ISBN-13: 978-1438072791. Prerequisite: Participants should have a level of knowledge equivalent to the first 12 Work Units in the textbook. See olliasheville.com/courses for more information on this course.
 

Divine Comedy, Part One, The 
Dates: 3/26/2019 5/14/2019  Instructor Bill Moore
Sessions:  8 Location: Reuter Center 207
Meets: Tu, 2:00 PM 4:00 PM  
Required text: The Inferno, translated and edited by Jean and Robert Hollander, ISBN-13 978-0385496988. Recommended text: Purgatorio, translated and edited by Jean and Robert Hollander, ISBN-13: 978-0385497008. See olliasheville.com/courses for more information on this trilogy over three terms.
 

Every Picture Tells a Story: Writing Memoir from Family Photographs 
Dates: 3/27/2019 5/15/2019  Instructor Marjorie Klein
Sessions:  8 Location: Reuter Center 207
Meets: W, 11:30 AM 1:30 PM  
 

Exploring Homer's Odyssey: A Soldier's Journey Home 
Dates: 3/27/2019 5/15/2019  Instructor Brenda Bryant
Sessions:  8 Location: Reuter Center 207
Meets: W, 2:00 PM 4:00 PM  
Required texts: The Odyssey by Homer, Trans. Robert Fitzgerald, ISBN-13: 978-0374525743. Odysseus in America: Combat Trauma and Trials of Homecoming by Jonathan Shay, ISBN-13: 978-0743211574.
 

French 3C 
Dates: 3/26/2019 5/14/2019  Instructor Betty Carver
Sessions:  7 Location: Reuter Center 205
Meets: Tu, 2:00 PM 4:00 PM  
Required text: En Voyage (Glencoe French 3) 2nd edition Edition ISBN-13: 978-0026363785. Textbooks are available for loan and workbooks will be provided without charge.
 

French 4: Ecoutons, parlons et écrivons 
Dates: 3/28/2019 5/16/2019  Instructor Betty Carver
Sessions:  8 Location: Reuter Center 207
Meets: Th, 2:00 PM 4:00 PM  
Required text: Etrange Printemps aux Glenan ISBN-13 : ISBN-13: 978-2266267717 (tentative) by Jean-Luc Bannalec. Prerequisite: Participants should have taken at least two years of French prior to this course or have equivalent experience with the language and be able to read 50-55 pages of native French per week with the help of a vocabulary list.
 

Hola!: True Beginning Spanish 
Dates: 3/25/2019 5/13/2019  Instructor Jeff Jones
Sessions:  8 Location: Reuter Center 205
Meets: M, 11:30 AM 1:30 PM  
Required text: Spanish Now! Level 1, 8th ed. (2015) by Ruth Silverstein, ISBN-13: 978-1438075235
 

Homer, The Odyssey 
Dates: 3/25/2019 5/13/2019  Instructor Mario DiCesare
Sessions:  8 Location: Reuter Center 207
Meets: M, 2:00 PM 4:00 PM  
Required text: The Odyssey, translated by Robert Fagles, ISBN-13: 978-0140268867.
 

Intermediate French 2C 
Dates: 3/27/2019 5/22/2019  Instructor Renee Raffini
Sessions:  8 Location: Reuter Center 205
Meets: W, 2:00 PM 4:00 PM  
Required text: Points de depart by Cathy Pons, et al, 2009 edition, ISBN-13: 978-0135141120. The accompanying Student Activity Manual is useful but not required. Prerequisites: Equivalent of OLLI French 2B or at least one successful year of college (two years of high school) French study. See https://olliasheville.com/courses for required text, suggested resources and other information. Please contact instructor if you have questions.
 

Poetry and Gender 
Dates: 3/25/2019 5/13/2019  Instructor Bill Petz
Sessions:  8 Location: Reuter Center 120
Meets: M, 9:00 AM 11:00 AM  
Section A: with Bill Petz
 

Poetry and Gender 
Dates: 3/27/2019 5/15/2019  Instructor Karen Depew, Bill Petz
Sessions:  8 Location: Reuter Center 207
Meets: W, 9:00 AM 11:00 AM  
Section B: with Karen Depew and Bill Petz
 

Shakespeare Here! 
Dates: 3/27/2019 5/15/2019  Instructor Thomas Donahue
Sessions:  8 Location: Reuter Center 120
Meets: W, 11:30 AM 1:30 PM  
 

So It Goes: The Early Novels of Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. 
Dates: 3/28/2019 5/16/2019  Instructor Tom Hearron
Sessions:  8 Location: Reuter Center 205
Meets: Th, 11:30 AM 1:30 PM  
 

Victorian Marriage in Film, A 
Dates: 3/28/2019 4/18/2019  Instructor Doug Cooper
Sessions:  4 Location: Reuter Center 206
Meets: Th, 2:00 PM 4:00 PM  
 

Writing Flash Fiction 
Dates: 3/25/2019 5/13/2019  Instructor John Himmelheber
Sessions:  8 Location: Reuter Center 207
Meets: M, 9:00 AM 11:00 AM  
Required text: The Rose Metal Press Field Guide to Writing Flash Fiction, Tara L Masih, ed. ISBN-13: 978-0978984861.
 

 
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