Course Materials

Spring 2014 Term
OLLI at SSU courses meet for two hours a week for six weeks, except where noted.

SSU Main Campus
Classes: March 24 - May 1, 2014

Mondays  |  9:30-11:30am
Physics of Sports
Instructor: Sally Heath
1st Exercise
Week 1
Week 2
Week 4
Week 5
Sailboat Hewitt

Mondays  |  1:00-3:45pm
The United States of Hollywood: Politics in American Film

Instructor: Barbara Spear
Film by Film
Bob Roberts
Manchurian Candidate
Last Class Overview

Tuesdays  |  9:30-11:30am
Myanmar (Burma) and its Neighbors
Instructor: Gloria Neumeier
Burma Article (3/28/14)
Myanmar Article (4/10/14)

Tuesdays  |  1:00-3:00pm
19th and Early 20th Century Russia

Instructor: Alexis Melteff
Week by Week

Wednesdays  |  9:30-11:30am
Civil War Profiles

Instructor: Mick Chantler
Course Outline
Week 1: Stephen Douglas
Further Readings
Week 2: Roger Taney
Week 3: John Brown
Week 4: William Seward
Week 5: Clement Vallandigham and the Copperheads
Week 5: Civil War Assassins
Week 6: Lincoln's Warriors

Wednesdays  |  1:00-3:00pm
Exploring Place

Instructor: Heidi Lamoreaux
Souvenirs of Stone
Barry Activity Book

Thursdays  |  9:30-11:30am
William Shakespeare's Miraculous Year

Instructor: Corisa Aaronson
Word Fun
Henry V
Julius Caesar
As You Like It

Thursdays  |  1:00-3:00pm
Dear Scott, Dear Ernest

Instructor: Larry Levinger

Thursdays  |  1:00-3:00pm
Poetry and Memoir: Vision and Revision

Instructor: Fran Claggett
Week 4: Grief and Loss
Symbol of Place

OLLI at SSU - Oakmont Campus
Classes: April 9 - May 19, 2014

Mondays  |  3:00-5:00pm
Nirvana is Opening Day: Baseball and the American Psyche

Instructor: Mick Chantler

Wednesdays  |  3:00-5:00pm
Exploring Classical Music: From Ancient Greece to the 21st Century

Instructor: Kayleen Asbo

Thursdays  |  3:00-5:00pm
Ancient Egypt: A Cheerful Theocracy

Instructor: Douglas Kenning
Declaration of Innocence
Egyptian Law
Songs of the Harpist
Midwifing and Childbirth
Khonsu and Artists' Village
Cleopatra VII

OLLI at SSU - Healdsburg Campus
Classes: March 25 - May 1, 2014

Tuesdays  |  3:00-5:00pm
The Supreme Court: The Cases, Controversies, and Perspectives that Shaped American History

Instructor: Eric J. Williams

Wednesdays  |  3:00-5:00pm
Great Cities: Cities of Intrigue

Instructor: Bruce Elliott

Thursdays  | 3:00-5:00pm
Monkeys, Fossils and Mother Nature

Instructor: Dianne Smith
Week 1
Week 2
Week 3
Week 4
Week 5