Fall 2017 Courses

Midcoast Senior College: September 11 – November 3

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Forests of Lilliput - Botany of Non-Flowering Plants6-week course begins 9/11Jeff Pengel9:30-11:30 am
What's My Story? A Journaling Workshop  Course is closed4-week course begins 9/11Paul B. Janeczko9:30-11:30 am
Introduction to Philosophy  Course is cancelled8-week course begins 9/11Bruce Hauptli9:30-11:30 am
Virginia Woolf's England8-week course begins 9/11Robert Bunselmeyer9:30-11:30 am
American Literature of the 1920's, Redux8-week course begins 9/11David L. Miller12:30-2:30 pm
Palestine As I Know It6-week course begins 9/25Cynthia M. Little12:30-2:30 pm
The U.S. Constitution: What It Says, What It Means, Why It Matters  Course is closed8-week course begins 9/11Niles Schore12:30-2:30 pm


Humans: Nature, Nurture and the Physical Boundary Between Them8-week course begins 9/12Ronald J. Carroll9:30-11:30 am
Tall Ships Today: The Remarkable Legacy of the Great Age of Sail  Course is closed6-week course begins 9/12David Wood9:30-11:30 am
Time, Space, and Other Big Ideas  Course is closed8-week course begins 9/12Barbara Snapp9:30-11:30 am
What's So Funny?8-week course begins 9/12Paul Kalkstein9:30-11:30 am
The Life and Times of Shakespeare8-week course begins 9/12Mark Oliver12:30-2:30 pm
Music and Politics in the Soviet Union8-week course begins 9/12Larry Lemmel12:30-2:30 pm
MSC Singers6-week course begins 10/3Stuart Gillespie2:30-4:30 pm


How to Lie with Statistics4-week course begins 9/13Frank Broadbent9:30-11:30 am
Exploring the Mind of the Kennebec: An Intellectual HIstory  Course is closed6-week course begins 9/27Bud Warren9:30-11:30 am
American Sign Language - Level I8-week course begins 9/13Martin Samuelson9:30-11:30 am
Introduction to Willa Cather  Course is cancelled8-week course begins 9/13Alison Johnson9:30-11:30 am
The Life and Legacy of Frances Perkins6-week course begins 9/13Michael Chaney, Leah Sprague, et al.12:30-2:30 pm
Coping With Globalization   Course is closed8-week course begins 9/13Doug Bennett12:30-2:30 pm
Puppet Masters: How Parasites Pull the Strings of their Hosts8-week course begins 9/13Fred Cichocki12:30-2:30 pm
The Democratic Mind and the Idea of America4-week course begins 9/13Duncan Newcomer1:00-3:00 pm


Blood!5-week course begins 10/5Richard S. Neiman9:30-11:30 am
Landmark Cases in U. S. Foreign Policy: From Monroe to Obama8-week course begins 9/14Charles Dunbar9:30-11:30 am
Off the Edges and Outside the Lines8-week course begins 9/14Joy Vaughn9:30-11:30 am
Opera and the Met's Fall HD Broadcasts4-week course; meets 9/28, 10/5, 10/12 and 11/2Morton Achter10:00-12:00am
Communism: The Real and the Absurd  Course is closed6-week course begins 10/5Ann Kimmage12:30-2:30 pm
Russian Legacies: Transcending the Shadows  Course is closed6-week course begins 10/5Dennis Kimmage12:30-2:30 pm
Introduction to Japanese Culture  Course is closed 6-week (was 8) course begins 9/14Reiko Yonogi12:30-2:30 pm


Pictures: Visual Culture in the 20th Century8-week course begins 9/15Jib Fowles9:30-11:30 am
Healing8-week course begins 9/15Steven Piker9:30-11:30 am
African Americans and the Civil War: Precursors Through Aftermath8-week course begins 9/15Gardiner Shaw9:30-11:30 am
The Kennedy Assassination6-week course begins 9/29Robert C. Williams12:30-2:30 pm
Astronomy Using Binoculars  Course is cancelled by the instructor
8-week course begins 9/15Russell F. Pinizzotto12:30-2:30 pm
Can the Constitution Cope6-week course begins 10/6Gar Roper12:30-2:30 pm
Let’s Talk: Americans of African Descent Join the Conversation on White Privilege and Systemic Racism  Course is closed7-week course begins 9/22Susan W. Bowditch12:30-2:30 pm

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Semester Membership Fee$15.00
Each 8-week course (includes books and/or materials)$56.00
Each 7-week course (includes books and/or materials)$49.00
Each 6-week course (includes books and/or materials)$42.00
Each 5-week course (includes books and/or materials)$35.00
Each 4-week course (includes books and/or materials)$28.00

For more information please call 725-4900 or email info@midcoastseniorcollege.org

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