• Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 11-29-2021 to 11-29-2021
    Day(s) of the week: Monday
    Time: 01:00 PM-02:00 PM - Central Time
    Instructor: Kit Keane and Sheila Krippner
    Term: OE
    Location: Zoom - Oasis National

    The cycle of the seasons is the origin of many myths and legends, and has inspired artists from all over the world. In this presentation, we will retrace the various ways in which the four seasons have inspired artists from antiquity to modern... read more
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  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 11-29-2021 to 11-29-2021
    Day(s) of the week: Monday
    Time: 12:00 PM-01:30 PM - Central Time
    Instructor: Lola Sparrowhawk
    Term: OE
    Location: Zoom - San Diego Oasis

    Ancient documents and archeological sites reveal the story of one of history’s major wars between a military superpower, the Syrian-Greeks, and a Jewish militia in the Judean Hills. Using guerilla warfare and asymmetrical tactics, the band of Jewish patriots won. After the victory in 162 BCE, the holiday that followed, still celebrated today, is named... read more
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  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 12-01-2021 to 12-01-2021
    Day(s) of the week: Wednesday
    Time: 12:00 PM-01:30 PM - Central Time
    Instructor: Laura Nicholls, retired art educator
    Term: OE
    Location: Zoom - Syracuse Oasis

    Known for her many portraits, self-portraits, and paintings inspired by the nature, artifacts, and popular culture of Mexico, Frida Kahlo created paintings in her unique style, often incorporating autobiographical elements. Kahlo met her future husband, muralist Diego Rivera, and shortly thereafter began to develop imagery that attracted the attention of... read more
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  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 12-01-2021 to 12-01-2021
    Day(s) of the week: Wednesday
    Time: 09:30 AM-11:00 AM - Central Time
    Instructor: David Lindauer
    Term: OE
    Location: Zoom - Washington Metro Oasis

    Julius Caesar is one of the truly iconic figures in ancient history, yet few people actually know what he accomplished, and why he is a central character in the history of Rome. This discussion will examine Caesar in detail with particular emphasis on his experiences during the Gallic Wars and the Roman Civil War. We'll also look at why Rome was such a... read more
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  • Sessions: 2
    Class Date(s): 12-03-2021 to 12-10-2021
    Day(s) of the week: Friday
    Time: 12:00 PM-02:00 PM - Central Time
    Instructor: Stuart Spiegel
    Term: OE
    Location: Zoom - Syracuse Oasis

    Join us for the 6th year of this course, a review of environmental issues of importance during 2021. The agenda is organized by topic: air, energy, hazardous substances, land resources, water, wildlife, and solid waste, with special attention to the new administration’s approach to the environment, climate change, and energy. Events that may occur between... read more
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  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 12-14-2021 to 12-14-2021
    Day(s) of the week: Tuesday
    Time: 01:00 PM-02:30 PM - Central Time
    Instructor: Chelsea Carriker, MPH, CHE
    Term: OE
    Location: Zoom - San Antonio Oasis

    Many of us have heard of the Mediterranean Diet but do you know what this diet consists of? What’s the history of this diet? Is it good for my health? In this class, we will define the diet and it’s foundations, explain the history, discuss what the research says about how this diet affects your health, as well as discuss Mediterranean... read more
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