Osher Lifelong Learning Institute

OLLI Summer 2017 Course Catalog

OLLI Summer 2017 Catalog

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Please note these revised dates for our summer session courses.

Tuesday, June 13 #1272 An Exploration of Cairo’s Islamic Monuments
Tuesday, June 20 #1273 The Woven Past: Reading Medieval Tapestries
Tuesday, June 27 #1274 Death by 1,000 Births: Economics and Population Growth
Tuesday, July 11 #1275 The Nature of How People Learn
Tuesday, July 18 #1276 Trumps's America: Immigration, Race and Citizenship
Tuesday, July 25 #1277 Matter, Energy and E=mc2
Thursday, June 22 #1339 The History of the Homer: From "Shoeless Joe" to A-Rod
Thursday, July 13 #1340 Utopia at Gunpoint: The Russian Revolution, 1917-2017

OLLI is a unique learning community for adults age 50 years old or better. OLLI offers the very best continuing education with no tests and no grades. Distinguished SSU faculty and other Bay Area educators enjoy sharing their expertise with OLLI students, whose life experience and intelligence enrich the exchange of ideas.

OLLI at SSU is one of over 100 Osher Lifelong Learning Institutes nationwide. The program is supported by student fees, donations, and the earnings on an initial endowment generously provided by the Bernard Osher Foundation. Joining OLLI at SSU means discovering new friends, new knowledge, and new ways to bring meaning and enjoyment to your life. Courses are taught in six week sessions (Fall, Winter, and Spring) at two locations. Areas of study range across many subjects:

  • Arts
  • Contemporary Issues
  • Food & Wine
  • Natural Sciences
  • Social & Political History
  • World Cultures