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OLLI Leisure World FALL 2014

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Monday

Short Stories
Join us to read and discuss some great short stories. The short story is sometimes an under- appreciated art form.
The author must create tone, voice, style, atmosphere, and point of view. The characters must be established quickly and efficiently. Read authors who have mastered the art of the short story. Reading materials will be provided. Class limit: 15
Instructor: Dale Lieberfarb M.A.
Mondays, Oct. 6 – Dec. 1
2:30 – 4:00 PM
Location: LW, Clubhouse 3, room 4

 

Tuesday

Art Since the Italian Renaissance
Join us in a discussion of European Art history. History is a record of change. Art history is a record of cultural change.
During the Middle Ages (400 to 1200 AD) European culture was focused on tribal, feudal, and religious imagery. By the late
medieval period, change was initiated by exterior forces that included European contact with Islamic and Asian cultures.
Dr. Terry will present the fl ow of Art History from Early Renaissance to the present. We will examine not just the objects
of art but also the reasons for such art. Class limit: 30
Instructor: Ladd Terry, M.F.A. Art, Ph.D. Psychology
Tuesdays, Oct. 7 – Dec. 9
2:30 – 4:00 PM

Location: LW, Clubhouse 3, room 3

 

Thursday

Longevity Stick
The purpose of Longevity Stick is to prevent disease, protect your health, and increase concentration. The objectives include developing better balance and increasing physical strength by stretching the muscles and tendons.
Bring a one-inch dowel - one to two inches longer than your height - with rubber (not plastic) end caps. Tennis or athletic shoes are recommended, as is loose and layered clothing.
Instructor: Charles Taylor
Thursdays, Oct. 9 – Dec. 4
8:30 – 9:30 AM
Location: LW, Clubhouse 6, room
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Friday

Geopolitics in the 20th and 21st Centuries
This class will help us understand the symbiosis of geography and politics and identify and deal with the looming,
growing crisis in world aff airs called geopolitics. In times of great upheaval “maps” are important as a beginning of
understanding the historic importance of what comes next. Understand more how history and geography play a fundamental
role in understanding major current Geopolitics. Some current topics include: Putin and his passion
to reestablish the Great Russian Empire and Iran and the dream to reestablish the glory of the Persian Empire.
Instructor: Dick Lunde, Ph.D., History
Friday, Oct. 10 – Dec. 4
10:00 – 11:30 AM
Location: LW, Clubhouse 3, room 3

Acting with Alice
Develop your creativity! Gain poise and confidence in front of an audience! All this and more await you in our basic
acting class. Participation in theatre games, improvisations, monologues, and scene study will help heighten your
imagination and sharpen your sense of observation. If you’ve ever wondered how actors learn their craft, this course is for you. There is no memorization required. Class limit: 18
Instructor: Alice Lemon, M.A.
Fridays, Oct. 10 – Dec. 5
Time: 2:30 – 4:00 PM
Location: LW, Clubhouse 3, room 3

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Please return Registration Form with your check to:
Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at CSULB
HS&D, Room 100 MS-5609
1250 Bellflower Blvd.
Long Beach, CA 90840-5609

OLLI at CSULB Office: 562-985-8237
Fax: 562-985-8213
Web Site: www.csulb.edu/centers/olli