OLLI at Auburn FALL 2022 Course Grid

Classes: September 12 – November 4
Registration period: August 15 – September 22


Class Location Sunny Slope Annex Pebble Hill Zoom Only Alternate Location
Date
MONDAY Learning Spanish
Sylvia Cooke
9-10:30am
Main Classroom
In-person
American Citizenship and Its Decline
Jim Barber and Herb Shivers
9/12-10/3; 9-10:30am
Hybrid

C.S. Lewis on Christianity
Herb Shivers and Jim Barber
10/10-10/31; 9–10:30am
Hybrid
Writing Our Lives
Terry Ley and Cathy Buckhalt
9–10:30am
In-person
Opera's Greatest Composers: Verdi & Wagner
Elizabeth Aversa
9/12–10/31; 9-10:15am
OLLI Shares UA
Shorter Hikes at Chewacla State Park
Harold Bruner
9–11:30am
Meet at Chewacla.
In-person
  The Reagan Legacy: How Does It Compare with Republican Conservativism Today
Larry Gerber
11:00am–12:30pm
Hybrid
Writing Poetry: Vision and Revision
Ken Autrey
11am –12:30pm
In-person
The Road to Pearl Harbor
Tennent Lee
9/12–10/17
10:30am–12pm
OLLI Shares UAH
Silver Sneakers
David Tillman
11:30am-12:30pm
Meet at Max Fitness – Auburn
M&F
In-person
Study of This Chair Rocks: A Manifesto Against Ageism
Mical Traynor
2:30-4pm
Main Classroom
In-person
  The Secret Life of Trees
Anne Randle
2:30 - 4pm
In-person
   
Mah Jong SIG
Ann Beale, Judy Jones, and Mary Ann Hanson
3-5pm
Kitchen area
Exploring Drawing Media and Techniques
Margee Bright-Ragland
5-6:30pm
In-person
     

Class Location Sunny Slope Annex Pebble Hill Zoom Only Boykin Gym
Date
TUESDAY   Communism in Power From Stalin to Mao
John Parr
9/13-10/18
9-10:30am
In-person
Ancient Life in Alabama
Bill Deutsch
10/11–11/1; 9-10:30am
OLLI Shares AU
Hybrid
  Line Dancing for Beginners
Betsy Keown
9-9:45am
In-person

Line Dancing Intermediate
Betsy Keown
10-10:45am
In-person
Did You See the Movie, CODA?
Betty Hare
9/13-11/1
No class 9/21-10/4
11am-12:30pm
Main Classroom
In-person
The Land Looks After Us: An Introduction to the Study of Native American Religious History
Joel Martin
11:00am-12:30pm
Hybrid
Brazil: The Southern Giant
Sonny Dawsey
11am-12:30pm
In-person
   
      Significant Events that Shaped the Wild West
Richard Rhone
9/13–10/4; 1:30-2:45pm
OLLI Shares UA

America's Longest Conflict- The Apache Wars
Richard Rhone
10/11–11/1; 1:30-2:45pm
OLLI Shares UA
 
  Fall Mysteries
Harold Bruner
2:30–4pm
In-person
Europe and the United States after the Great War: Conflict and Diplomacy
Joseph Kicklighter
Hybrid
2:30–4pm
Whatever Happened to Folk Music, Part VII
Mike Reinke
2:30–4pm
OLLI Shares AU
 
  Writer’s Workshop
Patricia Foster
9/20 and 9/27; 5-7pm
In-person
New South Book Series: Children of Dust
by Marlin Barton
8/30; 4–5 pm
In-person
   

Class Location Sunny Slope Annex Pebble Hill Zoom Only Auburn Public Library Boykin Auditorium Alternate Location
Date
WEDNESDAY     The Asia-Pacific War
Frank Broz
9–10:30am
OLLI Shares
Hybrid
Psychological Reality and Unwarranted Beliefs
Bill Confer
9/14–10/19
8:30-10:00am
OLLI Shares UAH
  African American Education in Alabama
Elijah Gaddis and Keith Hebert
9–10:30am
In-person
Tai Chi
Kitty Frey
10:30-11:15am
Boykin Gym
In-person
OLLI Brown Bag Series
Boykin Community Center Auditorium
11:30am – 1:00pm
  Chinese Brush Painting
Dong Shang
2:30–4pm
In-person
  Military Blunders, Season 3
John Mason
9/21 – 10/26
1:15-2:45pm
OLLI Shares UAH
Fall Gardening in East Alabama
Charles Mitchell
2:30-4pm
Youth Program Room
In-person

The Brain Train
Jay Jones
2:30–4pm
In-person
   
    New South Book Series: More Than Peanuts: The Unlikely Partnership of Tom Huston and George Washington Carver
by Edith Powell
9/14; 4–5pm
In-person
       

Class Location Sunny Slope Annex Pebble Hill Zoom Only Auburn Public Library Alternate Location
Date
THURSDAY Staying Active: Day Hiking
Harold Bruner
8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Meet at Sunny Slope
In-person
Seasonal Craft Workshops
Sarah McMillian
9-11am
In-person
  Russian-Ukrainian: Forward to the Past
Jay West
8:30am – 10:30am
Desegregating Schools in Alabama: Voices from the Field
Jason Bryant
9-10:30am
In-person
Walk This Way
Bob Banks
8:30-9:30am
Meet at Toomers Corner
In-person
Cultural Heritages
Adeola Fayemi, Mariela Delgado, and Susie Webster
9/15, 22 10/13, 20, 27 11/3
11am-12:30pm
Main Classroom
In-person
Needlework SIG
Joan Sampson
11:30am-12:30pm
  Sounds of the Alabama Symphony Orchestra
Christopher Confessore and Maria Wilson
9/15,29, 10/13,11/3;
10:30–11:45 am
The Columbian Exchange
Rod Rodriguez-Kabana
11-12:30am
In-person
 
  Introduction to Architecture Drawing
Laura Murray
9/15–10/6
2:30-4:00pm
In-person
New South Book Series: Mobilizing the South: The Thirty- First Infantry Division, Race, and World War II
by Chris Reid
10/13; 4–5pm
  History of Architecture and Art
Philip Fretwell
2:30-4:00pm
In-person
 
  Writer’s Workshop
Patricia Foster
9/22 and 9/29
5-7pm
In-person
New South Book Series: How to Survive the Apocalypse
by Jacqueline Trimble
11/3; 4–5pm
In-person
    Meditation SIG
Scott Bishop
5-6:30pm
In-person
Meets in Annex except for 9/22 and 9/29 when it will meet in Sunny Slope

Class Location Sunny Slope Annex Alternate Location
Date
FRIDAY Introduction to Jamaican Cooking
Tanisha Stephens
9/16–10/21
11am–1pm
In-person
Silver Sneakers
11:30am-12:30pm
Meet at Max Fitness – Auburn
M&F
In-person
Afternoons reserved for Committee, Council, and staff meetings

OLLI Brown Bag Series
11:30am – 1:00pm
Boykin Community Center Auditorium
400 Boykin St. Auburn

September 21 Jason Chang presents Taiwan: A Pleasant Island Waiting for You to Explore
September 28 Sheila Masters presents A Brief History of Human Subjects Research
October 5 Gerald Johnson presents The Realities of the Electoral and Voting Processes
October 12 David Tillman presents Living Your Best Life!!!
October 19 Zanice Bond presents A Death in the Family: Quilts, Memory, and Bereavement
October 26 Wayne Flynt presents his book Afternoons with Harper Lee
November 2 Larry Gerber presents Murder and My Rug Adventure in the Republic of Georgia

Workshop Wednesdays
September 14
4:30-6:00pm
Sept 28, Oct 19, Nov 9
4:30-6:00pm
October 12
4:00-4:45pm
Telfair Peet backstage tour Robotics Gogue Performing Arts Center backstage tour

Last Updated: September 12, 2022