• Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 03-09-2021 to 03-09-2021
    Day(s) of the week: Tuesday
    Time: 12:00 PM-01:30 PM Central Standard Time
    Instructor: Peter Bolland
    Term: 2020-2
    Location: Zoom - San Diego Oasis

    After his near-fatal car accident, Mexican physician Don Miguel Ruiz became an apprentice of a Nagual or shaman in the Toltec tradition. His groundbreaking book The Four Agreements, a distillation of that indigenous American wisdom, has been translated into 48 languages and remained on the New York Times bestsellers list for ten years. At the heart of his... read more
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  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 03-17-2021 to 03-17-2021
    Day(s) of the week: Wednesday
    Time: 12:00 PM-01:15 PM Central Standard Time
    Instructor: Kim Keeline
    Term: 2020-2
    Location: Zoom - San Diego Oasis

    Join Kim Keeline as she takes you through the cultural and historical changes going on in England that would directly impact Shakespeare and his audience. Get an overview of the wars and plague that changed social structure in Europe, a look at the current popular entertainments and how they changed, the growth of the City of London, how playhouses first... read more
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  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 03-18-2021 to 03-18-2021
    Day(s) of the week: Thursday
    Time: 12:00 PM-01:00 PM Central Standard Time
    Instructor: Aniko Makranczy, MFA
    Term: 2020-2
    Location: Zoom - San Diego Oasis

    Joan Mitchell is considered a second generation Abstract Expressionist painter who was one of few women artists to gain public acclaim. She is known for her large landscape paintings, some bright and colorful, others more somber and toned down.  All of them are expressive, conveying emotions , movement, intensity and an essence of nature.  Her education,... read more
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  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 03-23-2021 to 03-23-2021
    Day(s) of the week: Tuesday
    Time: 12:00 PM-01:30 PM Central Standard Time
    Instructor: Peter Bolland
    Term: 2020-2
    Location: Zoom - San Diego Oasis

    In this class we’ll focus on a close reading of Walt Whitman’s “Song of Myself,” the first poem in his 1855 masterpiece Leaves of Grass. As we move through extended passages, Whitman’s prophetic voice takes hold and a bracing vision of American individualism rises into view. Equally worldly and transcendent, carnal and spiritual, Whitman artfully... read more
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  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 03-24-2021 to 03-24-2021
    Day(s) of the week: Wednesday
    Time: 12:00 PM-01:15 PM Central Standard Time
    Instructor: Kim Keeline
    Term: 2020-2
    Location: Zoom - San Diego Oasis

    Shakespeare wrote Comedies, Histories and Tragedies according to the Table of Contents according to the Complete Works of Shakespeare printed in 1623 and commonly called the First Folio.  What is the distinction between them? Learn the elements that make up a tragedy, the sources Shakespeare used to write his tragedies, and... read more
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  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 03-25-2021 to 03-25-2021
    Day(s) of the week: Thursday
    Time: 03:00 PM-04:00 PM Central Standard Time
    Instructor: Josh Franco, Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Political Science
    Term: 2020-2
    Location: Zoom - San Diego Oasis

    According to the Center for American Women and Politics, a record-breaking 141 women will be serving the U.S. Congress. Which committees will be led by female congress members and Senators? How do women lead and govern differently than men? How will women who identify with the Democratic Party and Republican Party work together? This workshop will explore... 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: 03:00 PM-04:30 PM Central Standard Time
    Instructor: Blaine Davies, MA
    Term: 2020-2
    Location: Zoom - San Diego Oasis

    Our first “feminist” first lady was also one of our most active and influential first ladies.  While her paralyzed husband led our country through the Great Depression and World War II, Eleanor traveled throughout the country and the world bringing back to the White House a perspective that Franklin Roosevelt valued, appreciated and often... read more
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  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 03-31-2021 to 03-31-2021
    Day(s) of the week: Wednesday
    Time: 12:00 PM-01:15 PM Central Standard Time
    Instructor: Kim Keeline
    Term: 2020-2
    Location: Zoom - San Diego Oasis

    Shakespeare wrote Comedies, Histories and Tragedies according to the Table of Contents according to the Complete Works of Shakespeare printed in 1623 and commonly called the First Folio.  What is the distinction between them?  What is cuckoldry and why is Elizabethan England so fascinated by it?  Learn about how marriage and dance hold a comedy together,... read more
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  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 04-13-2021 to 04-13-2021
    Day(s) of the week: Tuesday
    Time: 03:00 PM-04:30 PM Central Standard Time
    Instructor: Blaine Davies, MA
    Term: 2020-2
    Location: Zoom - San Diego Oasis

    Thomas Jefferson remains the greatest enigma of all U.S. Presidents. How could the man who penned the words, “all men are created equal” own slaves? While doubting whether the Constitution allowed him to do it, he authorized the Louisiana Purchase. Blaine Davies explores the life and contradictions of the scientist, architect, farmer, astronomer,... read more
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  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 04-13-2021 to 04-13-2021
    Day(s) of the week: Tuesday
    Time: 12:00 PM-01:30 PM Central Standard Time
    Instructor: Peter Bolland
    Term: 2020-2
    Location: Zoom - San Diego Oasis

    Swami Harinamananda of the San Diego Vedanta Monastery and comparative religion professor Peter Bolland join forces again for this dialogue exploring the Divine Feminine in Indian and western mythology. In the deepest traditions of India the ground of being is understood as fundamentally feminine. Shakti and her manifestation Mahadevi – the Great Mother... read more
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