Spring 2020 Term

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The Birth of the New England Aesthetic - THIS CLASS IS CLOSED; PLEASE CALL 725-4900 TO BE PLACED ON WAITLIST6-week course begins 3/9Seaver Leslie 9:30-11:30 a.m.
From Weimar to Hitler: The Failure of Democracy in Germany - THIS CLASS IS CLOSED; PLEASE CALL 725-4900 TO BE PLACED ON WAITLIST8-week course begins 3/9Robert Bunselmeyer 9:30-11:30 a.m.
The Golden Bowl by Henry James THIS COURSE HAS BEEN CANCELLED7-week course begins 3/9Alison Johnson 9:30-11:30 a.m.
Your Microbiome and You - AM5-week course begins 3/9Barbara Snapp9:30-11:30 a.m.
Chekhov: Stories and Plays6-week course begins 3/23George Young12:30-2:30 p.m.
The Rights of Native Peoples8-week course begins 3/9Steve Piker12:30-2:30 p.m.
The Artist in the Studio 4-week course begins 3/9Ed McCartan12:30-2:30 p.m.
Your Microbiome and You - PM 5-week course begins 3/9Barbara Snapp12:30-2:30 p.m.


Information Technology: A Primer for Non-Technical People6-week course begins 3/10Edward Cherian9:30-11:30 a.m.
African-Americans: The Civil War and Aftermath8-week course begins 3/10Gardner Shaw9:30-11:30 a.m.
An Introduction to Big History Part I8-week course begins 3/10Bill Hammond9:30-11:30 a.m.
What Does It Mean To Be Moral8-week course begins 3/10Susan Mikesell12:30-2:30 p.m.
A Final Gift--Advance Directives6-week course begins 3/24Susan Goran12:30-2:30 p.m.
The Skin of God4-week course begins 3/31Stephanie Rayner12:30-2:30 p.m.
MSC Singers8-week course and special final practice and project begins 3/31Stuart Gillespie2:30-4:30 p.m.


Introduction to Philosophy 8-week course begins 3/11Bruce Hauptli9:30-11:30 a.m.
A Very Short Introduction to Thermodynamics: The Science of What is Possible6-week course begins 3/11Jonathan Mitschele9:30-11:30 a.m.
Russian Laughter: The Short Story - COURSE HAS BEEN CANCELLED6-week course begins 3/11Jane Knox9:30-11:30 a.m.
Making the Connections: Africa, Slave Trading, The Americas - THIS CLASS IS CLOSED; PLEASE CALL 725-4900 TO BE PLACED ON WAITLIST6-week course begins 4/1Susan Bowditch1:30-3:30 p.m.
The Miriamic Procession: Miriam/Mary/Maryam in the Hebrew Bible, the New Testament, and the Qur’an 6-week course begins 3/11Deirdre Good12:30-2:30 p.m.
Learning to Draw6-week course begins 3/11Leonard Meiselman12:30-2:30 p.m.
Bewitched, Beguiled, and Bewildered: Finding Ourselves in the 21st Century 8-week course begins 3/11Fred Cichocki12:30-2:30 p.m.


Post-1945 Europe: Selected Topics8-week course begins 3/12Victor Papacosma9:30-11:30 a.m.
The U.S. Foreign Service and the State of State 8-week course begins 3/12 Charles Dunbar9:30-11:30 a.m.
Description That Advances Your Story6-week course begins 3/12Gar Roper9:30-11:30 a.m.
The Search for Meaning6-week course begins 3/12Gar Roper12:30-2:30 p.m.
Revision6-week course begins 3/12Fred Cheney12:30-2:30 p.m.
Italian Opera: From Monteverdi to Puccini - COURSE IS CLOSED; PLEASE CALL 725-4900 TO BE PLACED ON WAITLIST6-week course begins 3/12Ross Crolius12:30-2:30 p.m.


Plant Hunters5-week course begins 3/13 David Tarbet9:30-11:30 a.m.
Exploring the Mind of the Kennebec: An Intellectual History8-week course begins 3/13Bud Warren9:30-11:30 a.m.
Epic Poetry8-week course begins 3/13Bud Warren12:30-2:30 p.m.
What Your English Teachers Didn’t Tell You About Grammar 6-week course begins 3/27George Oliver12:30-2:30 p.m.


On-line or In-person: At MSC office, 29 Burbank Ave., Brunswick between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. By phone: Call 207-725-4900




For weather closings, MSC will follow the decision of the Brunswick School Department. If classes in Brunswick are cancelled or delayed, MSC will cancel classes for that day. Make-up classes will be discussed by the instructor with the class. A recorded announcement will announce the status of classes: 207-725-4900.


Registration will be confirmed by email. A student may withdraw before the first class and receive a full refund of the tuition. The membership fee is non-refundable.


Books must be purchased by the student. Please see course description to learn if a book is required or recommended.


Midcoast Senior College is a 501c3, non-profit organization. It is largely supported through an annual membership fee of $35. The membership fee covers the fiscal year July 1 to June 30. Your annual membership allows you to participate in all MSC courses and workshops, as well as allows you to attend the annual meeting in June.


Consult the class description to find the location of the class.