• Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 03-08-2021 to 03-08-2021
    Day(s) of the week: Monday
    Time: 01:00 PM-02:15 PM -Central Standard Time
    Instructor: Megan Merriman, MPH
    Term: 2020-2
    Location: Zoom - San Antonio Oasis

    The first documented gay rights organization was founded by Henry Gerber, in Chicago, called the Society for Human Rights in 1924. If this organization was established so long ago, why is the LGBTQ+ community still struggling for equal rights? Join us to learn about the evolution of LGBTQ+ rights and look at where we still have room to... read more
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  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 03-30-2021 to 03-30-2021
    Day(s) of the week: Tuesday
    Time: 12:30 PM-01:30 PM -Central Standard Time
    Instructor: Paul Weiss , Ph.D.
    Term: 2020-2
    Location: Zoom - The Oasis Institute

    Join us for an exploration and discussion of the ways age discrimination, as manifested through unconscious bias and implicit bias, affect culture, legislation, work life, finance, medicine, self-concept, and even our language. The first step to confronting ageism is gaining a better understanding of how attitudes towards older adults have been... read more
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  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 03-30-2021 to 03-30-2021
    Day(s) of the week: Tuesday
    Time: 09:30 AM-11:00 AM Central Standard Time
    Instructor: Steven Gimbel, Professor of Philosophy, Gettysburg College
    Term: 2020-2
    Location: Zoom - Washington Metro Oasis

    As humans, we like to think that we are rational. But, it turns out that our brains are wired to find certain logical mistakes attractive. We will examine these fallacies and cognitive biases, see why they are flawed arguments, and discuss ways to avoid... read more
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  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 06-18-2021 to 06-18-2021
    Day(s) of the week: Friday
    Time: 01:00 PM-02:00 PM -Central Standard Time
    Instructor: Paul Weiss , Ph.D.
    Term: 2020-2
    Location: Zoom - The Oasis Institute

    Join us for an exploration and discussion of the ways age discrimination, as manifested through unconscious bias and implicit bias, affect culture, legislation, work life, finance, medicine, self-concept, and even our language. The first step to confronting ageism is gaining a better understanding of how attitudes towards older adults have been... read more
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