Osher course catalog

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Browse the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute's winter 2020 course catalog to see how you can get involved. Osher's new session includes 15 courses that kick off Jan. 21, as well as brown-bag seminars, Saturday morning book talks and several club activities. View the course list below, or download the catalog.

The HumanitiesCurrent Events
East and West: Culture, Religion and Moral Values (M, 2 p.m.)The Supreme Court and Its Current Divide (M, Noon)
Four Lessons in U.S. History (W, 10 a.m.)Medical Ethics (Th, Noon)
Historical Romance in California (W, 2:30 p.m.)Difficult Discussions: Racism (Th, 2 p.m.)
Literary VoicesLearn Something New
Dickens vs. Seymour: Who Created Pickwick? (T, 10:30 a.m.)Travels with Sharon (M, 10 a.m.)
Intimate Disconnections in Early 20th-Century Short Stories
(T, 12:30 p.m.)
Evolving Role for Insects in Global Food Security (T, 10 a.m.)*
Formality in Poetry (T, 2:30 p.m.)Preserving Food, Year-Round: Holidays (T, 3 p.m.)*
Science/Culture of Today and TomorrowFridays at Osher
A Look at Our Lives in 2030 (W, 12:30 p.m.)Potpourri of the Arts (9:30 a.m.)
TED Talks — Watch and Discuss (Th, 10 a.m.)Brown-Bag Seminar (11:30 a.m.)
Astronomy From Your Back Porch (Th, 2:30 p.m.)Friday Film Series (1:30 p.m.)
Course Key
* Indicates two-week sessionM: Monday, T: Tuesday, W: Wednesday, Th: Thursday