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Courses—Spring 2017

Choose from a variety of classes below. Click on the class link for times and dates, and use the box on the right to register.

Art and Architecture

  • Fathers and Daughters Build a Country House: Hillstead Museum and Its Origins
        —Melanie Bourbeau
            Wed., March 8, 15, 22; 10–11:30 a.m.
  • Ancient Nubia: Land of Gold —Colleen Manessa Darnell
            Fri., March 10, 17, 24, 31; 1:30–3 p.m.
  • Goya and Picasso: Artistic Revolutionaries—David Simon
            Tues., March. 14, 21, 28; April 4; 1:30–3 p.m.
  • Fakes and Forgeries: Amazing But True Adventures of an Art Museum Director—Douglas Hyland
            Wed., March 29; April 5, 12; 10:30–12 p.m.
  • Chaos and Complexity in the Visual Arts—Power Boothe
            Fri., April 14, 21, 28; 1:30–3 p.m.
  • Brochure with all Art and Architecture courses

Current Events and History

  • Hot Spots and Burning Issues—Chris Doyle
            Wed., Feb. 22; March 29; April 26; May 10; 5:30–7 p.m.
  • American School for the Deaf and the Education of
        the Deaf—Ed Peltier, Brad Mosley, Jeff Bravin
            Thurs., April 27-Connecticut Historical Society;
            May 4-KF Room; 4–5:30 p.m.
            May 11-KF Room; 4–5:30 p.m.
            May 18-American School for the Deaf; 4–5:30 p.m.
  • Brochure with all Current Events and History courses

Literature and Language

Music, Dance, and Film

  • Why Hamilton is the Most Important Musical of this Generation—Frank Rizzo
            Wed., Feb. 22; Thurs., March 2; Tues., March 7; 12–1:30 p.m.
  • Transforming the Silence: An Exploration of War’sTrauma through Poetry and Music—Jason DeViva, Nan Meneely, Karyl Evans, Sarah Meneely-Kyder
            Thurs., March 23, 30; April 6; 2–3:30 p.m.
  • “To Everything There is a Season” Through Theme and Variation in Music and Dance—Nina Watt, Kathryn Swanson-Ellis
            Fri., March 31; Tues., April 4; Thurs., April 6; 4–5:30 p.m.
  • Painting Music—Michael Lankester
            Mon., April 17, 24; May 1, 8, 15; 10–11:30 a.m.
            -Wilde Auditorium
  • Scenes from Bohemian Life—Willie Anthony Waters
            Sat., May 6; 10 a.m.–1 p.m.
  • Brochure with all Music, Dance, and Film courses

Science and Technology

Brochure with the Science and Technology course.

There are no other courses for Science and Technology for this semester.


All classes are held in the Mortensen Library, KF Room unless otherwise specified.

See the Speakers page for a biography of each speaker.