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Course Description

This series offers lectures by some of the best instructors in the Lifelong Learning Institute with a single registration each semester. By utilizing an online platform you are able to access the lectures at your convenience and you can revisit them as often as you like during the current semester. Some instructors will also offer online Question and Answer sessions in which you will meet with them in a live setting to discuss the material presented in their lecture and ask the questions that you have developed as you considered their presentation. Lectures and live sessions will be offered through the Blackboard platform. You will be sent login information instructions after you register for this class.

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Section Title
Premier Speaker Series
Course Fee(s)
TUITION non-credit $120.00
Section Notes

Summer Instructors and Lectures

*To access the Q&A sessions please use the Chrome Browser.

Gary E. Midkiff - 8 Years That Changed America (TBA)

Gary E. Midkiff - 25 Greatest American Speeches (TBA)

John Boda - The Kennedy Assassinations (Q&A Session, July 28, 3:00 PM)

Richard Pagano - Submarine Warfare in the Pacific War-Silent Victory (Q&A Session, June 15, 11:00 AM)

Scott Cashman - Archie Shepp: Jazz African American Music and A Place in History (Q&A Session, July 17, 1:00 PM)

Anette Isaacs - Ode to Beethoven - the Man Behind the Music (Q&A Session, June 16, 3:00 PM)

Anette Isaacs - 1945 -The Year that Shaped the New Germany (Q&A Session, June 30, 3:00 PM)

Joan Davis - Successfully Weathering this Pandemic - and the Next (Q&A Session, July 15, 1:00 PM)

Barbara Bennette - Chicago's Historic Motor Row District 1905 -1936 (Q&A Session, July 22, 11:00 AM)

Michael McCann - Basic of BBQ: How to Grill, How to Smoke (Q&A Session, July 16, 12:00 PM)

Michael McCann - History of Superheroes: Why Are They All Modern Mythology (Q&A Session, July 23, 12:00 PM)

Steve Satek - Information on Clinical Trials (Q&A Session, June 19,1:00 PM)

Steve Satek - Activate Your Brian: 8 Pillars of Brian Health  (Q&A Session, June 22, 11:00 AM)

Laura Ehrke - Remember When...Preserving Your History - Before it's Forgotten (Q&A Session, July 16, 7:30 PM)

Martina Mathisen - Golden Age of Hollywood with Louella Parson (Q&A Session, July 29, 7:00 PM)

Martina Mathisen - The Real Mae West (Q&A Session, July 20, 3:00 PM) 

Martina Mathisen - True Stories of the 1920's (Q&A Session, June 29, 2:00 PM)

Leslie Goddard - Betty Crocker and Her Cookbook that Changed How America Cooks (Q&A Session, July 8, 11:00 AM)

Leslie Goddard - Who Was Typhoid Mary? The Killer Cook Who Changed What We Know About Viruses (Q&A Session, July 14, 11:00 AM)

Ann Leslie - On the Way to the Moon, We Almost Nuked the Earth (Q&A Session, August 12, 4:00 PM)

Ann Leslie - Mount Vesuvius VS Pompeii & Herculaneum (Q&A Session, August 13, 4:00 PM)

Section Title
Premier Speaker Series-Fall
Course Fee(s)
TUITION non-credit $120.00
Section Notes

Fall Instructors and Lectures

*To access the Q&A sessions please use the Chrome Browser.

Gary E. Midkiff - 

Gary E. Midkiff - 

 

Anette Isaacs - 

Anette Isaacs - 

Joan Davis - 

Michael McCann - 

Michael McCann - 

 

 

Martina Mathisen - Meet Marie Antoinette (Q&A Session, July 29, 7:00 PM)

Martina Mathisen - Cleopatra the Last Pharaoh of Egypt (Q&A Session, July 20, 3:00 PM) 

Martina Mathisen - True Stories of the 1920's (Q&A Session, June 29, 2:00 PM)

 

Ann Leslie - 

Ann Leslie - 

Section Title
Premier Speaker Series-Fall
Type
Online/Internet Based
Days
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Time
9:00AM to 7:00PM
Dates
Aug 18, 2020 to Dec 22, 2020
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
190.0
Location
  • Online
Course Fee(s)
TUITION non-credit $79.00
Section Notes

Fall Instructors and Lectures

*To access the Q&A sessions please use the Chrome Browser.

Gary E. Midkiff - 1837 - 1861: America Struggles with Slavery Q&A  9/1/20  - 9/8/20  11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Gary E. Midkiff - The Presidency of Theodore Roosevelt  Q&A 10/15/ -10/22  11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Gary E. Midkiff - 25 Greatest Presidential Decisions Q&A 11/3 -11/10 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Gary E. Midkiff - MLK and the Civil Rights Movement Q&A 12/1 -12/8 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Anette Isaacs - Germany - 30 Years after the Unification Q&A 11/12  3:00 p.m.- 3:30 p.m.

Anette Isaacs - Germany and Israel - Unlikely Friendship Q&A 11/5 3:00 p.m.-3:30 p.m.

Joan Davis - Salt, Oil and Sugar; Hooked by the Food Giants  Q&A 10/6 1:00 p.m.-1:30 p.m.

Michael McCann - Chicago Ghost Stories, Fact vs Fiction Description Q&A 9/24 3:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Michael McCann - Who is Santa Claus Q&A 11/19 12:00 p.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Joyce Haworth - The Rise of Andrew Jackson And the Democratic Party No Q&A - Course Dates 12/9-12/16 2:00 p.m.- 2:30 p.m.

Martina Mathisen - Architectural Tour of the World Q&A 12/17 3:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.

Ann Leslie - Ash Fall, Fossil Beds, the Ghost Animals of the Great Plains Q&A 11/30 7:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Ann Leslie - 50 Below Zero, The Hunger Games of the Great Plains - Q&A 9/23 2:00 p.m.- 2:30 p.m.

Amir Bhimji - Leverage the Power of a Healthy Self-Esteem - Q&A 10/14/20 - 12:00 p.m. - 12:30 p.m., 11/4/20 -11:00 a.m.- 11:30 a.m., 12/2/20 - 11:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

 

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