Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI)

(OLLI)  is a membership organization. With your OLLI membership, you are entitled to request up to three courses per term during the “Request Period” and as many other courses as your schedule allows during the “Additional Registration Period”.

Current Courses:

  • Summer 2019,  30581 Will Our Empire Be Different? Empires destroy democracy. If we don’t know our history, we can’t slow this process. Editor/author Lapham knows the powerful roles of our moneyed elites, and shares eloquently his experiences with the incompatibility of money and democracy. We will read and review Age of Folly: America Abandons its Democracy, Lewis Lapham. New York: Verso, 2016
  • Summer 2019, 30582 Under God?  U.S. history has been continually reshaped by many religions. Author Peter Manseau explores the complex history of American pluralism—some created here, some brought by immigrants, and others borrowed from distant lands. We will meet these religions and discuss their impacts. And how about our future? We will read and review One Nation, Under Gods, Peter Manseau. New York: Little, Brown and Company, 2015.

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