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Old Ottawa South Community Association

Winter 2020 Learning in Retirement Program

Winter 2020 Learning in Retirement Program

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Winter 2020 registration will begin on Tuesday, November 19, 2019, at 9:00 a.m. The session features twenty-one lecture series, four writing workshops, and four language workshops.

These offerings will take place in two locations: Carleton University main campus, and the new Carleton Dominion-Chalmers Centre.

WINTER 2020 SESSION (January 8th – February 28th)

Lecture Series:

1. The Scientific Study of Sleep and Dreaming
2. The History of the Struggle for a Homeland in Judea/Israel and Palestine
3. A Brief History of Britain
4. History of the Guitar
5. Ottawology: A Critical Study of the Nation’s Capital
6. Art Appreciation: Renaissance to Romanticism (Daytime)
7. A Sample of Logical Fallacies
8. Introduction to Neurological Disease
9. Truth and Truthiness in an Age of Propaganda
10. A Global History of the Age of Oil: Past, Present, and Future
11. Introduction to Buddhism: A Religion or a Way of Life?
12. Film Music: The Sounds of Hollywood
13. Selected Themes in Viewing Art at the National Gallery (Morning)
14. Judaism, Christianity, and Islam in a Nutshell
15. France: 1914 Onwards
16. Selected Themes in Viewing Art at the National Gallery (Afternoon)
17. Art Appreciation: Renaissance to Romanticism (Evening)
18. Plagues to Pandemics: Understanding and Controlling Infectious Disease
19. Ecclesiastes and the Meaning of Life
20. Understanding Grief and Loss
21. Famous Artists of the Italian Renaissance

Writing Workshops:

1. Writing the Stories of My Life: Remembering My Mother
2. The Personal Journal: A Springboard for Memoir
3. Writing the Stories of My Life: Remembering My Father
4. Stories From Our Lives: An Introduction to Memoir Writing

Language Workshops:

1. Italian for Travellers Level I, Part I
2. Italian for Travellers Level I, Part II
3. Spanish for Travellers Level III
4. Elementary Spanish for Travellers Level I

Lecturer biographies, class descriptions, locations, dates and times, and all other details can be found on the LinR website: carleton.ca/linr/classes.


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613-247-4946