Fall 2018 Courses

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Midcoast Senior College: September 10 – November 2

Online, Walk-in, and Phone Registration began Monday, July 16 but many courses are still open.

For more information, or if you think you made a mistake in registering, email info@midcoastseniorcollege.org

An asterisk by a course name means that a book is required or suggested. Look here for more information.

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American Literature of the 1880's*8-week course begins 9/10David Miller9:30-11:30 am
Tall Ships Today: The Remarkable Legacy of the Great Age of Sail*6-week course begins 9/10David Wood9:30-11:30 am
Climate: The Times They Are A-Changin*'‰NOTE TIME CHANGE!7-week course begins 9/10Bruce MacDougal1:30-3:30 am
What‰'s My Story? A Journaling Workshop 4-week course begins 9/10Paul B. Janeczko1:30-3:30 pm
Energy, Ecology, Economy: The Essential Truth Revealed*8-week course begins 9/10Fred Cichocki1:30-3:30 pm


Ten Germs That Shook the World 6-week course begins 9/11Richard S. Neiman9:30-11:30 am
Introduction to Japanese Culture6-week course begins 9/25Reiko Yonogi9:30-11:30 am
The God Delusion*  Course is closed6-week course begins 9/11Steve Piker9:30-11:30 am
How the Great War Ended*6-week course begins 9/11Robert Bunselmeyer1:30-3:30 pm
The Era of Putin and Trump*6-week course begins 9/11Jane Knox12:30-2:30 pm
The MSC Singers8-week course begins 10/2Stuart Gillespie2:30-4:30 pm


Equality and/or Freedom: The Past, Present, and Future of the American Dream  Course is closed8-week course begins 9/12Doug Bennett9:30-11:30 am
Charles Ives and His Music  Course is cancelled due to death of instructor4-week course begins 9/12Larry Lemmel9:30-11:30 am
Writing Fiction Workshop6-week course begins 9/12Gar Roper9:30-11:30 am
Does America Owe Its Citizens of African Descent Reparations for Slavery? The Controversy Around Righting Our Original Sin 5-week course begins 10/3Susan Bowditch1:30-3:30 pm
Historical Hoaxes Again*  Course is closed6-week course begins 9/26Robert C. Williams12:30-2:30 pm
Thomas Mann: The Magic Mountain*8-week course begins 9/12Marlis Cambon1:30-3:30 pm


Story of Oil: Titusville PA to Newark TX*8-week course begins 9/13Charles Dunbar9:30-11:30 am
How Science Has Improved Our Health* 8-week course begins 9/20Norm Curthoys9:30-11:30 am
Louis XVI and the French Revolution*8-week course begins 9/13Alison Johnson9:30-11:30 am
Women in the Civil War Era7-week course begins 9/20Gardner Shaw1:30-3:30 pm
Camus's Literature of Revolt: The Plague*4-week course begins 9/13Bill VanderWolk1:30-3:30 pm
Neoliberalism and the Common Good* 6-week course begins 9/13Frank Broadbent1:30-3:30 pm


The Wild and Wacky World of Animal Behavior*  Course is closed8-week course begins 9/21 (not 9/14)Barbara Snapp9:30-11:30 am
Othello: Magic in the Web*6-week course begins 9/14Paul Kalkstein9:30-11:30 am
The Life and Legacy of Frances Perkins*6-week course begins 9/14Chris Cash et al.9:30-11:30 am
The Best (and Worst) of American Justice: The Supreme Court in American Life*  Course is closed8-week course begins 9/14Niles Schore1:30-3:30 pm
Geologic Processes of the Lower Kennebec River Valley  Course is closed4-week course begins 9/14Peter Goodwin1:30-3:30 pm

Effective July 1, 2018:
Annual Academic Year Membership Fee$35.00
First course, regardless of length, each term$60.00
Additional course(s) each term$40.00
Note: text books are no longer included in the course fee.

* A book is required or suggested.Look here for more information.

Online, Walk-in, and Phone Registration began Monday, July 16, at 9:00 a.m.

For more information, or if you think you made a mistake in registering, email info@midcoastseniorcollege.org

Below is an explanation of where classes will be held. Consult the course description first to find where the course will take place. Check the Directions Page for more information.

MSC – Midcoast Senior College, 29 Burbank Ave., Brunswick, ME 04011 (at Brunswick Landing)
Patten Free Library – 33 Summer Street, Bath, ME 04530
St. Paul’s Episcopal Church — 27 Pleasant Street, Brunswick, ME 04011
Thornton Oaks — 25 Thornton Way, Brunswick, ME 04011
The Highlands — 30 Governor’s Way, Topsham, ME 04086
University College of Bath/Brunswick — 12 Sewall Street, Brunswick, ME 04011 (at Brunswick Landing)

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