Fall 2018 Courses

Midcoast Senior College: September 10 – November 2

Registration has ended for most courses.  If there are openings in a course that hasn’t yet begun, you can still register for it by calling 725-4900.

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Monday

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*'‰  Course is closed7-week course begins 9/10Bruce MacDougal1:30-3:30 pm
What‰'s My Story? A Journaling Workshop   Course is cancelled4-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

Tuesday

Ten Germs That Shook the World   Course is closed6-week course begins 9/11Richard S. Neiman9:30-11:30 am
Introduction to Japanese Culture  Course is closed6-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*  Course is closed6-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

Wednesday

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*  Course is closed8-week course begins 9/12Marlis Cambon1:30-3:30 pm

Thursday

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

Friday

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

Fees:
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.

Registration has ended for most courses.  If there are openings in a course that hasn’t yet begun, you can still register for it by calling 725-4900.

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