Past Course Websites

Senior College faculty members frequently create online websites to supplement their class meetings.  Materials placed on the websites vary from instructor to instructor, but usually include syllabus, readings (required or supplementary), links to articles, videos, performances, and the like.  In some cases, lecture notes are included.

The following selected websites provide a rich selection of educational materials.

Course Name
Instructor
Genre
Saving Capitalism (2016)
Frank Broadbent
Economics
What’s So Funny? (2017)
Paul Kalkstein
Humor
Music and Politics in the Soviet Union (2017)
Larry Lemmel
Music
Great String Quartets (2017)
Larry Lemmel
Music
Music of a World in Crisis (2015)
Larry Lemmel
Music
The Greatest Music You Never Heard (2015)
Larry Lemmel
Music
Music for the Piano (2016)
Larry Lemmel
Music
What Are We to Make of Beethoven? (2016)
Larry Lemmel
Music
A Republic, If You Can Keep It (2017)
Doug Bennett
Politics
The U.S. Constitution – What It Says, What It Means, Why It Matters (Spring 2017)
Niles Schore
Politics
The U.S. Constitution – What It Says, What It Means, Why It Matters (Fall 2017)
Niles Schore
Politics
The Best (and Worst) of American Justice: The Supreme Court in American Life (Fall 2018)
Niles Schore
Politics
Plato’s “Aristocratic and Authoritarian” Republic vs. Dewey’s “Pragmatic” Democracy” (2017)
Bruce Haupti
Politics
Afghanistan: Right War, Failing State (2017)
Charles Dunbar
Politics
The Supreme Court and the Struggle for Civil Rights (2014)
Niles Schore
Politics
FDR, LBJ and the Battle for Economic Security (2015)
Niles Schore
Politics/Economics
Beyond Timbuktu ‰– An Introduction to Human Geography (2016)
David Suitor
Human Geography
Israeli Memoir (2015)
Ann Kimmage
Literature
American Literature of the 1880’s (Fall 2018)
David Miller
Literature
Tolstoy’s Short Fiction (2017)
George M. Young
Literature
Selective Memory: Nazi Paris in the Novels of Patrick Modiano (2016)
Bill VanderWolk
Literature
Camus’ Literature of Revolt: The Plague (Fall 2018)
Bill VanderWolk
Literature
Exploring Poetic Form:  A Writing Workshop (2018)
Barbara Snapp
& Mark Smith
Literature/Writing
Quiet Fire: The Spiritual Life of Abraham Lincoln (2017)
Duncan Newcomer
History
The Katahdin Region: A Century of Conservation (2017)
Howad Whitcomb
History
The Battle of Verdun, 1916: History and Memory,
Robert Bunselmeyer
History
The World of the Lower Kennebec (2018)
Bud Warren
History
Voices of the Lower Kennebec (2015)
Bud Warren
History
The Kennedy Assassination (2017)
Bob Williams
History
Historical Hoaxes (2016)
Bob Williams
History
Six Spies in the Shadows (2015)
Bob Williams
History
Ten Germs that Shook the World (Fall 2018)
Richard Neiman
Medicine/Science
How Science has Improved our Health (Fall 2018)
Norm Curthoys
Medicine/Science
Organic Gardening & Soil Science (Winter, 2019)
Linton Studdiford
Science
Plants — The Elegant Organism (2017)
Barbara Snapp
Science
The Brain, the Mind, and Intelligence (2011/2012)
Barbara Snapp
Science
Climate: The Times They Are A-Changin‰ (2016)
Bruce MacDougal
Science
Climate: The Times They Are a-Changin’ (2018)
Bruce MacDougal
Science
Evolution 101-102 (2016)
Barbara Snapp
Science
The Social Conquest of Earth (2013)
Barbara Snapp
Science
Weather or Not – It’s a Matter of Climate (2015)
Barbara Snapp
& Bruce MacDougal
Science
Your Microbiome and You (2014/2015)
Barbara Snapp
Science
Time, Space and Other Big Ideas (2018)
Barbara Snapp
Science
An Authentic Life — Philosophies of Aging (Winter 2019)
Ed Lovely
Philosophy
Introduction to Japanese Culture (Fall 2018)
Reiko Yonogi
Culture
Mainers in Civil War (Spring 2019)
Gardner Shaw
History
The Brothers Karamazov (Spring 2019)
George Young
Literature
Political Compromise (Spring 2019)
Bruce Hauptli
Philosophy
Peacemaking, 1919 (Spring 2019)
Bob Bunselmeyer
History
Polar Exploration (Spring 2019)
David Wood
History
Northern Renaissance Portraiture (Spring 2019)
Sarah Timm
Art
Coming To Age (Spring 2019)
Ann Kimmage
Literature
Animal Behavior (Spring 2019)
Barbara Snapp
Science
Navigating the Kennebec (Spring 2019)
Bud Warren
History
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