Senior Scholars

In Partnership with the Senior Activity Center of Sheboygan 

 

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 The Middle East and Islam

This course will cover the history of the Modern Middle East (1890-present) and various forms of Islam and Jihadi Movements in the context of Contemporary Events.
Dates:  Mondays, February 9, 16, 23, March 2, 2015
Time:  1:00-2:30pm
Instructor: Dr. Rich Edwards, UW-Colleges Philosophy Instructor
Location: Senior Activity Center of Sheboygan
Tuition: $39

India and Indian Religions

This course will compare and contrast the dominate religions of India (Hinduism, Buddhism, Islam, Christianity, Jainism, and Sikhism) and the how they interact in contemporary Indian Society.
Dates:  Mondays, April 6, 13, 20, 27, 2015
Time:  1:00-2:30pm
Instructor: Dr. Rich Edwards, UW-Colleges Philosophy Instructor
Location: Senior Activity Center of Sheboygan
Tuition: $49
 

Origins and Course of the Second World War

This course will briefly examine the origins of WWII in both Europe and the Pacific.  We will touch on the major events of the war and then discuss the consequences of the conflict.
Dates:  Wednesdays, May 6 - 27, 2015
Times:  1:00-2:30pm
Instructor: Dr. Mark Karay, Associate Professor of History, WU-Sheboygan
Location: Senior Activity Center of Sheboygan
Tuition: $39

 

Revisit the 1950s and '60s and Rock n' Roll

From Doo-Wop to Woodstock, we will revisit political, racial, and other cultural changes of the fifties and sixties. Within this context, we will listen to (and possibly sing and dance along with) those who gave musical expression to these changes. Come to this class expecting to add to your knowledge of the times to discussions, to engage in this diverse and significant music of our American heritage, and to stroll down memory lane.
Dates:  Mondays, June 1, 8, 15, 22, 2015
Time:  1:00 – 2:30 pm
Instructor: Dr. Christy Talbott, UW-Sheboygan Assistant Professor of Music
Tuition:  $39