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Aging with Wisdom and Compassion 

9/20/2019 - 10/25/2019 Instructor: Dennis Hoogerman, Karen Waters
Sessions: 6 Location: Reuter Center 120
F, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM UNC Asheville , NC 28804
   
Prerequisites: A working email address will allow participants to receive short readings and video clips. See olliasheville.com/courses to review course outline, guidelines and additional information before requesting this course.
 

Appalachian Foodways: A taste of the cultures of the Southern Mountains  

10/17/2019 - 11/7/2019 Instructor: Meridith Miller, Susan Grabel
Sessions: 4 Location: Reuter Center 102
Th, 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM UNC Asheville , NC 28804
Second 4 weeks
 

Big History and the Meaning of Life 

9/17/2019 - 11/5/2019 Instructor: Davidson Loehr
Sessions: 8 Location: Reuter Center 102
Tu, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM UNC Asheville , NC 28804
 

Discussion of Sapiens, A 

9/17/2019 - 11/5/2019 Instructor: Dan Damerville
Sessions: 8 Location: Reuter Center 207
Tu, 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM UNC Asheville , NC 28804
   
Section A
Required text: Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind by Yuval Noah Harari ISBN-13: 978-0062316110.
 

Discussion of Sapiens, A 

9/18/2019 - 11/6/2019 Instructor: Dan Damerville
Sessions: 8 Location: Reuter Center 207
W, 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM UNC Asheville , NC 28804
   
Section B
Required text: Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind by Yuval Noah Harari ISBN-13: 978-0062316110.
 

Economics, Climate Change and Sustainability 

9/20/2019 - 10/11/2019 Instructor: Tim Campbell
Sessions: 4 Location: Reuter Center 207
F, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM UNC Asheville , NC 28804
NOTE: This is section A and meets the first 4 weeks
 

Economics, Climate Change and Sustainability 

10/18/2019 - 11/8/2019 Instructor: Tim Campbell
Sessions: 4 Location: Reuter Center 207
F, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM UNC Asheville , NC 28804
NOTE: This is section B and meets the second 4 weeks
 

How Do You Know What You Know? 

9/20/2019 - 11/8/2019 Instructor: David Karan
Sessions: 8 Location: Reuter Center 205
F, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM UNC Asheville , NC 28804
   
 

Is the World Falling Apart? 

9/16/2019 - 10/28/2019 Instructor: Bob Falanga
Sessions: 6 Location: Reuter Center 120
M, 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM UNC Asheville , NC 28804
   
Note: No class October 7.
Recommended text: 21 Lessons for the 21st Century by Yuval N. Harari, Ebook ISBN 9781984801494. ISBN-13: 978-0525512172
 

Nature, Nurture and Human Behavior  

9/17/2019 - 10/8/2019 Instructor: Hal Herzog
Sessions: 4 Location: Reuter Center 206
Tu, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM UNC Asheville , NC 28804
   
First 4 weeks
 

Political Demography in an Age of Populism 

9/17/2019 - 10/29/2019 Instructor: John Plant
Sessions: 7 Location: Reuter Center 205
Tu, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM UNC Asheville , NC 28804
 

Politics in American Life: Is This What the Founders Had in Mind? 

9/17/2019 - 11/5/2019 Instructor: Joel Mazelis
Sessions: 8 Location: Reuter Center 205
Tu, 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM UNC Asheville , NC 28804
   
 

Science of Happiness, The 

10/15/2019 - 11/5/2019 Instructor: Julia Loughran
Sessions: 4 Location: Reuter Center 206
Tu, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM UNC Asheville , NC 28804
   
Second 4 weeks
 

 
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