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History, Classics, & Philosophy   

 
  • "They Died with Their Boots On": Custer, the Battle of the Little Bighorn, and Hollywood

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  • Instructor: L. Jon Grogan          Fee: $0.00

  • Dates: 3/16/2023 - 4/13/2023     Days: Th     Times: 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM     Sessions: 5

  • This class will be held over Zoom

  • This class will meet on March 16, 23, 30; Apr 6 and 13.

 


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  • Banned, Persecuted and Demonized: Censored Literature in Democratic America

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  • Instructor: Kenneth Boas          Fee: $0.00

  • Dates: 3/15/2023 - 4/12/2023     Days: W     Times: 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM     Sessions: 5

  • This class will be held over Zoom

  • This class will meet on March 15, 22, 29; Apr 5 and 12.

 


Members: To view ADD TO CART below a course, Registration must be open. You must be signed in to your account. Your membership must be active and paid up -OR- you have added a membership to your cart. If you are new to OLLI: you must create an account and be signed into it - AND- have a membership in your shopping cart in order to view "ADD TO CART" buttons below courses. How do you know if you are signed in? You will see "Welcome, YourFirstName" in the upper left side of the page, under the OLLI at Pitt logo.

 

  • Civil War Soldier

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  • Instructor: David Albert          Fee: $0.00

  • Dates: 2/1/2023 - 3/1/2023     Days: W     Times: 10:00 AM - 11:50 PM     Sessions: 5

  • This class will be held In-Person

  • This class will meet on Feb 1, 8, 15, 22 and March 1.

 


Members: To view ADD TO CART below a course, Registration must be open. You must be signed in to your account. Your membership must be active and paid up -OR- you have added a membership to your cart. If you are new to OLLI: you must create an account and be signed into it - AND- have a membership in your shopping cart in order to view "ADD TO CART" buttons below courses. How do you know if you are signed in? You will see "Welcome, YourFirstName" in the upper left side of the page, under the OLLI at Pitt logo.

 

  • Cycles and Crises in American Economic History

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  • Instructor: William Van Lear          Fee: $0.00

  • Dates: 2/1/2023 - 3/1/2023     Days: W     Times: 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM     Sessions: 5

  • This class will be held over Zoom

  • This class will meet on Feb 1, 8, 15, 22 and March 1.

 


Members: To view ADD TO CART below a course, Registration must be open. You must be signed in to your account. Your membership must be active and paid up -OR- you have added a membership to your cart. If you are new to OLLI: you must create an account and be signed into it - AND- have a membership in your shopping cart in order to view "ADD TO CART" buttons below courses. How do you know if you are signed in? You will see "Welcome, YourFirstName" in the upper left side of the page, under the OLLI at Pitt logo.

 

  • Early Pittsburgh

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  • Instructor: Alan Irvine          Fee: $0.00

  • Dates: 3/16/2023 - 4/13/2023     Days: Th     Times: 12:30 PM - 2:20 PM     Sessions: 5

  • This class will be held In-Person

  • This class will meet on March 16, 23, 30; Apr 6 and 13.

 


Members: To view ADD TO CART below a course, Registration must be open. You must be signed in to your account. Your membership must be active and paid up -OR- you have added a membership to your cart. If you are new to OLLI: you must create an account and be signed into it - AND- have a membership in your shopping cart in order to view "ADD TO CART" buttons below courses. How do you know if you are signed in? You will see "Welcome, YourFirstName" in the upper left side of the page, under the OLLI at Pitt logo.

 

  • Ethiopian History and Folk Wisdom

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  • Instructor: Meshesha Jobo          Fee: $0.00

  • Dates: 3/15/2023 - 4/12/2023     Days: W     Times: 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM     Sessions: 5

  • This class will be held over Zoom

  • This class will meet on March 15, 22, 29; Apr 5 and 12.

 


Members: To view ADD TO CART below a course, Registration must be open. You must be signed in to your account. Your membership must be active and paid up -OR- you have added a membership to your cart. If you are new to OLLI: you must create an account and be signed into it - AND- have a membership in your shopping cart in order to view "ADD TO CART" buttons below courses. How do you know if you are signed in? You will see "Welcome, YourFirstName" in the upper left side of the page, under the OLLI at Pitt logo.

 

  • Examining the Nationality Rooms

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  • Instructor: Michael Walter          Fee: $0.00

  • Dates: 2/2/2023 - 3/2/2023     Days: Th     Times: 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM     Sessions: 5

  • This class will be held over Zoom

  • This class will meet on Feb 2, 9, 16, 23 and March 2.

 


Members: To view ADD TO CART below a course, Registration must be open. You must be signed in to your account. Your membership must be active and paid up -OR- you have added a membership to your cart. If you are new to OLLI: you must create an account and be signed into it - AND- have a membership in your shopping cart in order to view "ADD TO CART" buttons below courses. How do you know if you are signed in? You will see "Welcome, YourFirstName" in the upper left side of the page, under the OLLI at Pitt logo.

 

  • First Contacts: Native and European Encounters in North America in the 17th Century

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  • Instructor: Jared Day          Fee: $0.00

  • Dates: 3/15/2023 - 4/12/2023     Days: W     Times: 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM     Sessions: 5

  • This class will be held over Zoom

  • This class will meet on March 15, 22, 29; Apr 5 and 12.

 


Members: To view ADD TO CART below a course, Registration must be open. You must be signed in to your account. Your membership must be active and paid up -OR- you have added a membership to your cart. If you are new to OLLI: you must create an account and be signed into it - AND- have a membership in your shopping cart in order to view "ADD TO CART" buttons below courses. How do you know if you are signed in? You will see "Welcome, YourFirstName" in the upper left side of the page, under the OLLI at Pitt logo.

 

  • History of Ireland

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  • Instructor: Alan Irvine          Fee: $0.00

  • Dates: 2/2/2023 - 3/2/2023     Days: Th     Times: 10:00 AM - 11:40 AM     Sessions: 5

  • This class will be held In-Person

  • This class will meet on Feb 2, 9, 16, 23 and March 2.

 


Members: To view ADD TO CART below a course, Registration must be open. You must be signed in to your account. Your membership must be active and paid up -OR- you have added a membership to your cart. If you are new to OLLI: you must create an account and be signed into it - AND- have a membership in your shopping cart in order to view "ADD TO CART" buttons below courses. How do you know if you are signed in? You will see "Welcome, YourFirstName" in the upper left side of the page, under the OLLI at Pitt logo.

 

  • History of Modern Science

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  • Instructor: Adam Davis          Fee: $0.00

  • Dates: 2/3/2023 - 3/3/2023     Days: F     Times: 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM     Sessions: 5

  • This class will be held over Zoom

  • This class will meet on Feb 3, 10, 17, 24 and March 10.

 


Members: To view ADD TO CART below a course, Registration must be open. You must be signed in to your account. Your membership must be active and paid up -OR- you have added a membership to your cart. If you are new to OLLI: you must create an account and be signed into it - AND- have a membership in your shopping cart in order to view "ADD TO CART" buttons below courses. How do you know if you are signed in? You will see "Welcome, YourFirstName" in the upper left side of the page, under the OLLI at Pitt logo.

 

  • History of the Supreme Court

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  • Instructor: Louise Mayo          Fee: $0.00

  • Dates: 3/15/2023 - 4/12/2023     Days: W     Times: 1:00 PM - 2:50 PM     Sessions: 5

  • This class will be held In-Person

  • This class will meet on March 15, 22, 29; Apr 5 and 12.

 


Members: To view ADD TO CART below a course, Registration must be open. You must be signed in to your account. Your membership must be active and paid up -OR- you have added a membership to your cart. If you are new to OLLI: you must create an account and be signed into it - AND- have a membership in your shopping cart in order to view "ADD TO CART" buttons below courses. How do you know if you are signed in? You will see "Welcome, YourFirstName" in the upper left side of the page, under the OLLI at Pitt logo.

 

  • Impact of Epidemics on Civilization: From Black Death to COVID

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  • Instructor: Christine Milcarek          Fee: $0.00

  • Dates: 3/14/2023 - 4/11/2023     Days: Tu     Times: 10:00 AM - 11:50 AM     Sessions: 5

  • This class will be held In-Person

  • This class will meet on March 14, 21, 28; Apr 4 and 11.

 


Members: To view ADD TO CART below a course, Registration must be open. You must be signed in to your account. Your membership must be active and paid up -OR- you have added a membership to your cart. If you are new to OLLI: you must create an account and be signed into it - AND- have a membership in your shopping cart in order to view "ADD TO CART" buttons below courses. How do you know if you are signed in? You will see "Welcome, YourFirstName" in the upper left side of the page, under the OLLI at Pitt logo.

 

  • Music in the Classic Hollywood Western: Listening to Max Steiner

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  • Instructor: Mariana Whitmer          Fee: $0.00

  • Dates: 3/14/2023 - 4/11/2023     Days: Tu     Times: 1:00 PM - 2:50 PM     Sessions: 5

  • This class will be held In-Person

  • This class will meet on March 14, 21, 28; Apr 4 and 11.

 


Members: To view ADD TO CART below a course, Registration must be open. You must be signed in to your account. Your membership must be active and paid up -OR- you have added a membership to your cart. If you are new to OLLI: you must create an account and be signed into it - AND- have a membership in your shopping cart in order to view "ADD TO CART" buttons below courses. How do you know if you are signed in? You will see "Welcome, YourFirstName" in the upper left side of the page, under the OLLI at Pitt logo.

 

  • Northern Ireland: 1966 to 1994

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  • Instructor: Tony Novosel          Fee: $0.00

  • Dates: 3/13/2023 - 4/10/2023     Days: M     Times: 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM     Sessions: 5

  • This class will be held over Zoom

  • This class will meet on March 13, 20, 27; Apr 3 and 10.

 


Members: To view ADD TO CART below a course, Registration must be open. You must be signed in to your account. Your membership must be active and paid up -OR- you have added a membership to your cart. If you are new to OLLI: you must create an account and be signed into it - AND- have a membership in your shopping cart in order to view "ADD TO CART" buttons below courses. How do you know if you are signed in? You will see "Welcome, YourFirstName" in the upper left side of the page, under the OLLI at Pitt logo.

 

  • Notorious American Crimes from the 18th to the 20th Century

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  • Instructor: John Burt          Fee: $0.00

  • Dates: 1/30/2023 - 2/27/2023     Days: M     Times: 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM     Sessions: 5

  • This class will be held In-Person

  • This class will meet on Jan 30; Feb 6, 13, 20 and 27.

 


Members: To view ADD TO CART below a course, Registration must be open. You must be signed in to your account. Your membership must be active and paid up -OR- you have added a membership to your cart. If you are new to OLLI: you must create an account and be signed into it - AND- have a membership in your shopping cart in order to view "ADD TO CART" buttons below courses. How do you know if you are signed in? You will see "Welcome, YourFirstName" in the upper left side of the page, under the OLLI at Pitt logo.

 

  • Pittsburgh in the Gilded Age

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  • Instructor: Paul Tellers          Fee: $0.00

  • Dates: 3/16/2023 - 4/13/2023     Days: Th     Times: 10:00 AM - 11:40 AM     Sessions: 5

  • This class will be held In-Person

  • This class will meet on March 16, 23, 30; Apr 6 and 13.

 


Members: To view ADD TO CART below a course, Registration must be open. You must be signed in to your account. Your membership must be active and paid up -OR- you have added a membership to your cart. If you are new to OLLI: you must create an account and be signed into it - AND- have a membership in your shopping cart in order to view "ADD TO CART" buttons below courses. How do you know if you are signed in? You will see "Welcome, YourFirstName" in the upper left side of the page, under the OLLI at Pitt logo.

 

  • Pivotal Role of the Supreme Court at Inflection Points in U.S. History 

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  • Instructor: Saul Schapiro          Fee: $0.00

  • Dates: 2/1/2023 - 3/1/2023     Days: W     Times: 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM     Sessions: 5

  • This class will be held over Zoom

  • This class will meet on Feb 1, 8, 15, 22 and March 1.

 


Members: To view ADD TO CART below a course, Registration must be open. You must be signed in to your account. Your membership must be active and paid up -OR- you have added a membership to your cart. If you are new to OLLI: you must create an account and be signed into it - AND- have a membership in your shopping cart in order to view "ADD TO CART" buttons below courses. How do you know if you are signed in? You will see "Welcome, YourFirstName" in the upper left side of the page, under the OLLI at Pitt logo.

 

  • Presidency of Abraham Lincoln

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  • Instructor: John Burt          Fee: $0.00

  • Dates: 2/2/2023 - 3/2/2023     Days: Th     Times: 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM     Sessions: 5

  • This class will be held over Zoom

  • This class will meet on Feb 2, 9, 16, 23 and March 2.

 


Members: To view ADD TO CART below a course, Registration must be open. You must be signed in to your account. Your membership must be active and paid up -OR- you have added a membership to your cart. If you are new to OLLI: you must create an account and be signed into it - AND- have a membership in your shopping cart in order to view "ADD TO CART" buttons below courses. How do you know if you are signed in? You will see "Welcome, YourFirstName" in the upper left side of the page, under the OLLI at Pitt logo.

 

  • Queer Voices in History

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  • Instructor: Bridget Keown          Fee: $0.00

  • Dates: 2/2/2023 - 3/2/2023     Days: Th     Times: 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM     Sessions: 5

  • This class will be held over Zoom

  • This class will meet on Feb 2, 9, 16, 23 and March 2.

 


Members: To view ADD TO CART below a course, Registration must be open. You must be signed in to your account. Your membership must be active and paid up -OR- you have added a membership to your cart. If you are new to OLLI: you must create an account and be signed into it - AND- have a membership in your shopping cart in order to view "ADD TO CART" buttons below courses. How do you know if you are signed in? You will see "Welcome, YourFirstName" in the upper left side of the page, under the OLLI at Pitt logo.

 

  • Russia after the Soviet Union: Yeltsin and Putin 

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  • Instructor: Chuck Hier          Fee: $0.00

  • Dates: 3/13/2023 - 4/10/2023     Days: M     Times: 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM     Sessions: 5

  • This class will be held In-Person

  • This class will meet on March 13, 20, 27; Apr 3 and 10.

 


Members: To view ADD TO CART below a course, Registration must be open. You must be signed in to your account. Your membership must be active and paid up -OR- you have added a membership to your cart. If you are new to OLLI: you must create an account and be signed into it - AND- have a membership in your shopping cart in order to view "ADD TO CART" buttons below courses. How do you know if you are signed in? You will see "Welcome, YourFirstName" in the upper left side of the page, under the OLLI at Pitt logo.

 

  • Saving the Union, 1861–1865

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  • Instructor: John Burt          Fee: $0.00

  • Dates: 3/15/2023 - 4/12/2023     Days: W     Times: 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM     Sessions: 5

  • This class will be held over Zoom

  • This class will meet on March 15, 22, 29; Apr 5 and 12.

 


Members: To view ADD TO CART below a course, Registration must be open. You must be signed in to your account. Your membership must be active and paid up -OR- you have added a membership to your cart. If you are new to OLLI: you must create an account and be signed into it - AND- have a membership in your shopping cart in order to view "ADD TO CART" buttons below courses. How do you know if you are signed in? You will see "Welcome, YourFirstName" in the upper left side of the page, under the OLLI at Pitt logo.

 

  • Shipwrecks of the Great Lakes 

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  • Instructor: Ric Mixter          Fee: $0.00

  • Dates: 1/30/2023 - 2/27/2023     Days: M     Times: 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM     Sessions: 5

  • This class will be held over Zoom

  • This class will meet on Jan 30; Feb 6, 13, 20 and 27.

 


Members: To view ADD TO CART below a course, Registration must be open. You must be signed in to your account. Your membership must be active and paid up -OR- you have added a membership to your cart. If you are new to OLLI: you must create an account and be signed into it - AND- have a membership in your shopping cart in order to view "ADD TO CART" buttons below courses. How do you know if you are signed in? You will see "Welcome, YourFirstName" in the upper left side of the page, under the OLLI at Pitt logo.

 

  • Singers/Songwriters of Rock, Part III

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  • Instructor: Robert Joyce          Fee: $0.00

  • Dates: 3/14/2023 - 4/11/2023     Days: Tu     Times: 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM     Sessions: 5

  • This class will be held over Zoom

  • This class will meet on March 14, 21, 28; Apr 4 and 11.

 


Members: To view ADD TO CART below a course, Registration must be open. You must be signed in to your account. Your membership must be active and paid up -OR- you have added a membership to your cart. If you are new to OLLI: you must create an account and be signed into it - AND- have a membership in your shopping cart in order to view "ADD TO CART" buttons below courses. How do you know if you are signed in? You will see "Welcome, YourFirstName" in the upper left side of the page, under the OLLI at Pitt logo.

 

  • The Habsburgs, the Holy Roman Empire and the Thirty Years War (1618-1648) 

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  • Instructor: Jared Day          Fee: $0.00

  • Dates: 2/1/2023 - 2/22/2023     Days: W     Times: 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM     Sessions: 4

  • This class will be held over Zoom

  • This class will meet on Feb 1, 8, 15, and 22.

 


Members: To view ADD TO CART below a course, Registration must be open. You must be signed in to your account. Your membership must be active and paid up -OR- you have added a membership to your cart. If you are new to OLLI: you must create an account and be signed into it - AND- have a membership in your shopping cart in order to view "ADD TO CART" buttons below courses. How do you know if you are signed in? You will see "Welcome, YourFirstName" in the upper left side of the page, under the OLLI at Pitt logo.

 

  • Unsung Heroes of Science & Technology in the 20th Century

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  • Instructor: Richard Wilson          Fee: $0.00

  • Dates: 3/15/2023 - 4/12/2023     Days: W     Times: 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM     Sessions: 5

  • This class will be held over Zoom

  • This class will meet on March 15, 22, 29; Apr 5 and 12.

 


Members: To view ADD TO CART below a course, Registration must be open. You must be signed in to your account. Your membership must be active and paid up -OR- you have added a membership to your cart. If you are new to OLLI: you must create an account and be signed into it - AND- have a membership in your shopping cart in order to view "ADD TO CART" buttons below courses. How do you know if you are signed in? You will see "Welcome, YourFirstName" in the upper left side of the page, under the OLLI at Pitt logo.

 

  • Whiskey Rebellion, 1791-1794: Collision of Crises

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  • Instructor: Peter Gilmore          Fee: $0.00

  • Dates: 3/13/2023 - 4/10/2023     Days: M     Times: 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM     Sessions: 5

  • This class will be held over Zoom

  • This class will meet on March 13, 20, 27; Apr 3 and 10.

 


Members: To view ADD TO CART below a course, Registration must be open. You must be signed in to your account. Your membership must be active and paid up -OR- you have added a membership to your cart. If you are new to OLLI: you must create an account and be signed into it - AND- have a membership in your shopping cart in order to view "ADD TO CART" buttons below courses. How do you know if you are signed in? You will see "Welcome, YourFirstName" in the upper left side of the page, under the OLLI at Pitt logo.

 

  • Women in the Progressive Era

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  • Instructor: Joan Gundersen          Fee: $0.00

  • Dates: 3/13/2023 - 4/10/2023     Days: M     Times: 1:15 PM - 2:50 PM     Sessions: 5

  • This class will be held over In-Person

  • This class will meet on March 13, 20, 27; Apr 3 and 10.

 


Members: To view ADD TO CART below a course, Registration must be open. You must be signed in to your account. Your membership must be active and paid up -OR- you have added a membership to your cart. If you are new to OLLI: you must create an account and be signed into it - AND- have a membership in your shopping cart in order to view "ADD TO CART" buttons below courses. How do you know if you are signed in? You will see "Welcome, YourFirstName" in the upper left side of the page, under the OLLI at Pitt logo.

 

  • Work and Labor Organization in Pittsburgh

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  • Instructor: Charles McCollester          Fee: $0.00

  • Dates: 2/1/2023 - 3/1/2023     Days: W     Times: 1:00 PM - 2:50 PM     Sessions: 5

  • This class will be held In-Person

  • This class will meet on Feb 1, 8, 15, 22 and March 1.

 


Members: To view ADD TO CART below a course, Registration must be open. You must be signed in to your account. Your membership must be active and paid up -OR- you have added a membership to your cart. If you are new to OLLI: you must create an account and be signed into it - AND- have a membership in your shopping cart in order to view "ADD TO CART" buttons below courses. How do you know if you are signed in? You will see "Welcome, YourFirstName" in the upper left side of the page, under the OLLI at Pitt logo.

 


Members: To view ADD TO CART below a course, Registration must be open. You must be signed in to your account. Your membership must be active and paid up -OR- you have added a membership to your cart. If you are new to OLLI: you must create an account and be signed into it - AND- have a membership in your shopping cart in order to view "ADD TO CART" buttons below courses. How do you know if you are signed in? You will see "Welcome, YourFirstName" in the upper left side of the page, under the OLLI at Pitt logo.