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Programs and Classes

Class topics are chosen from members' suggestions to the Curriculum Committee, guided by the talents and capabilities of available members. Please see our general information section for further information.

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Inside Politics
04/03, 10:00 a.m.

Best Short Stories
04/03, 1:00 p.m.

“We Few of the Infinite Multitude”: Gender and Politics in the Reign of Elizabeth I
04/03, 1:00 p.m.

Wake Up to Broadway: A Morning of “Kander” with Fred Ebb
04/10, 10:00 a.m.

Major Historical Trends: The South after Reconstruction
04/10, 1:00 p.m.

The Age of Atlantic Revolutions
04/17, 1:00 p.m.

Cerca Trova: Seek and You Shall Find
04/24, 10:00 a.m.

“Steps Have Been Taken”: Research into a Story of the Dutch Holocaust
05/01, 1:00 p.m.

No Ordinary Time: A Dynamic and Transitional Time at the San Diego Symphony
05/08, 10:00 a.m.

The International Problem of Migrant Labor in the Middle East
05/15, 1:00 p.m.

Can You Drink from That Cup?
05/22, 10:00 a.m.

Portraits in Art and Photography: Psychological Insight into both Artist and Subject
06/05, 10:00 a.m.

Blood in Our Streets
04/04, 10:00 a.m.

04/04, 10:00 a.m.

Light: Perception, Quantum Theory, and Astrophysical Measurements
04/04, 1:00 p.m.

Modern and Contemporary Authors
04/04, 1:00 p.m.

The Frozen Zoo: Genetic Rescue of Endangered Species Using Advanced Genetic and Reproductive Technologies
04/11, 10:00 a.m.

Exploration of Current Issues
04/11, 1:00 p.m.

Nazi Labor Minister Robert Ley: Is There Such a Thing as a “Bad Brain”?
04/18, 10:00 a.m.

California Drought: A Big-Picture Perspective
04/25, 10:00 a.m.

International Issues: A View by UC San Diego International Graduate Students
04/25, 1:00 p.m.

05/02, 10:00 a.m.

How International Accords Involving Russia Undermine Political Stability in Ukraine
05/02, 1:00 p.m.

Southeast Asia: Between the United States and China in Turbulent Times
05/09, 10:00 a.m.

Is “And Justice for All” Hyperbole? The Public Defender’s Perspective
05/09, 1:00 p.m.

05/16, 10:00 a.m.

Current Developments on the Korean Peninsula
05/16, 1:00 p.m.

How Inflammation Impacts Immunology, infectious Diseases, and Cancer
05/23, 10:00 a.m.

3D Printing, Bioprinting, and Additive Manufacturing in the Laboratory and the Clinic
05/23, 1:00 p.m.

Where’s My Primary-Care Physician or Any Nurse When I Need One?
05/30, 10:00 a.m.

Word Abuse: How the Words We Use Use Us
05/30, 1:00 p.m.

How Dolphins May Help Stem the Human Diabetes Pandemic: The Value of One Health
06/06, 10:00 a.m.

Psychiatry’s Problematic History and Difficult Future
06/06, 1:00 p.m.

Vincent Van Gogh and Paul Cezanne
04/05, 10:00 a.m.

April 5 East Side Sushi 1 hour 46 minutes
04/05, 1:00 p.m.

San Diego Waves and Beaches
04/05, 1:00 p.m.

April 12: California Suite by Neil Simon
04/12, 1:00 p.m.

The Malashock Dance Company
04/19, 1:00 p.m.

The Secrets of the Violins of Cremona
04/26, 10:00 a.m.

Blues and the Mortal Toil
04/26, 1:00 p.m.

Virtual Touch: Smart Materials for Human-Machine Interaction
05/03, 1:00 p.m.

The Byzantine and Ottoman Empires
05/10, 10:00 a.m.

Reforming Forensic Science: Some Insights from Research on Vision and Memory
05/17, 1:00 p.m.

Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine
05/24, 1:00 p.m.

“Terror, Brexit and U.S. Election Have Made 2016 the Year of Yeats”
05/31, 1:00 p.m.

Nano Engineering, Smart Materials, and Sensors for Safe Bridges
04/06, 10:00 a.m.

Parlons Français!
04/06, 10:00 a.m.

International Poetry
04/06, 1:00 p.m.

The Progress of Stem-Cell Research and Therapeutics in California
04/06, 1:00 p.m.

Current Events
04/13, 10:00 a.m.

Picasso and Rivera: Conversations Across Time
04/13, 1:00 p.m.

The Changing Structure of Families of American Children with Unauthorized Parents
04/20, 10:00 a.m.

The Basics of Arthritis: Types and Treatments
04/20, 1:00 p.m.

British Modern Art in Print, 1914-1940: World War I in Graphics to the Grosvenor School
04/27, 1:00 p.m.

British Modern Art in Print, 1914-1940: World War I in Graphics to the Grosvenor School
04/27, 4:00 p.m.

Inflammation and Pain
05/04, 10:00 a.m.

The New Wave (1960s-1980s): Rebels and Conglomerates in Hollywood’s Last Golden Age
05/04, 10:00 a.m.

The 2017 Total Solar Eclipse
05/11, 1:00 p.m.

Advances in Cataract Surgery: Past, Present, and Future
05/18, 1:00 p.m.

In the Company of Mushrooms
05/25, 1:00 p.m.

Prenatal Genetic Screening and Diagnosis
06/01, 10:00 a.m.

Benefits and Risks of Alcohol Use in Adults
06/08, 1:00 p.m.

Recent Developments in Cognitive Science: From Learning and Aging to Music and Language
04/07, 10:00 a.m.

Live Music Fridays
04/07, 1:00 p.m.

The Death Penalty in California: Justice or Vengeance
04/14, 10:00 a.m.

Sexual Assault Regulation: On Campus and Beyond
04/28, 10:00 a.m.

Human Trafficking: A Contemporary Form of Slavery
04/28, 1:00 p.m.

Democracy vs. Neutrality in Courts
05/12, 10:00 a.m.

May 19: Brain Bases for Spatial Awareness
05/19, 10:00 a.m.

Osher Members’ Debate: The United States Single-Payer Healthcare System with Universal Coverage
05/26, 1:00 p.m.

Liberty and Privacy in the Roberts Court
06/09, 10:00 a.m.

Surviving Peoples Temple at Jonestown: One Woman’s Story
06/09, 1:00 p.m.