Our fall 2014 courses are listed below under the heading Current Courses.
Please note -The course "Henri Matisse: From Fauve to Modernist Art" is full. No new enrollments are being accepted at this time.
Archive of Past Courses
Spring 2014Clarifying the Mysteries of the SelfParsing Camille, the Heroine Harlot, from Life to Stage, Song and FilmRetirement as ReinventionThe Poetry of Memory: A Reading and Writing WorkshopThe Nibelungenlied (Song of the Nibelungs) of Love and Death and HeroesHow to Get Into Print and Get the Most Out of It: A Freelancer's Guide to PublishingReturn Journeys: Second-Generation Americans Explore "Home" and IdentityExploring the Natural History of the Lower Connecticut River
Fall 2013Film Studies at Wesleyan: Definition and DemonstrationScience and the Currents of ModernismDegas and Toulouse-LautrecFrom Abstraction to Post-Modernism: American Prints, 1950's -1980'sThe First AmendmentAppreciating and Writing Travel LiteratureAll About Food: Ethnic CuisineMystery Thursdays: Five Characters in Search of a CulpritThe Art and Science of Meditation
Spring 2013Middletown's Architectural HeritageThe Housatonic ValleyAdventures in Opinion WritingThe Cycle of Life - A Rite de Passage for the Elder PassageThe Issue of Succession: Shakespeare's History Plays-Kingship under Elizabeth IExploring the Challenges of Personal Finance
Fall 2012The Paintings of Paul Cezanne 1839-1906: Classicism Rejected and RenewedPicturing America: Highlights of 20th-Century PhotographyPositive PsychologyAll About Food: Enlightened EatingMurder Under the Midnight SunTaiwan: The Crisis of Identity and OwnershipKing Lear
Spring 2012Germs Are UsExploring the Challenges of Personal FinanceMachiavelli Revisited: Arch Villian, Immoral Politician, Father of Political Science?The Book of JobLegacies in Words: An Introduction to Memoir WritingThe Saturday Institute for Lifelong Learning: Rolling on the Connecticut RiverHappily Ever After
Fall 2011I Love a MysteryThe Paintings of Vincent van Gogh: Images for LifeDürer, Rembrandt, Picasso: Reconsidering the Masters at the Davison Art CenterShakespeare’s Cleopatra, Egypt’s Harlot Queen?Art and Geology of Old Volcanic Massifs in Connecticut" People don't do such things!"-Ibsen’s Hedda GablerCivil War Narratives Come Alive
Spring 2011Legacies in Words: An Introduction to Memoir WritingLife's Great Transitions and Four Essential DialoguesExploring the Mysteries of FinancePositive PsychologyLife Is But a DreamGerms Are UsBrownstone Stories: Quarries and Dinosaurs
Fall 2010Middletown History DayThe "Home Front" in Revolutionary ConnecticutGeology and ArtThe Infectious MicrobeFood, Culture, and IdentityDeciphering GauguinHamlet’s Soliloquies: Method and Madness