Course Materials

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

SSU Main Campus
Classes: Sept 29 - Nov 7, 2014

Mondays  |  9:30-11:30am
International Migration - The American Experience
Instructor: Daniel Malpica, Ph.D.
Week One Handout

Mondays  |  1:00-3:00pm
The Spirit of God and the Society of Women

Instructor: April Lynch, Ph.D.
Week One Handout

Tuesdays  |  9:30-11:30am
The Ebb and Flow of Civilizations: Lessons for the Present
Instructor: Tyra Benoit, M.A.
Week One Handout 1
Week One Handout 2
Week One Handout 3
Week Four Handout 1
Week Four Handout 2

Tuesdays  |  1:00-3:00pm
The Supreme Court: The Cases, Controversies and Personalities that Shaped American History

Instructor: Eric J. Williams, Ph.D.
Reading List
Week Three Handout
Week Four Handout

Wednesdays  |  9:30-11:30am
The World of Dante Beyond Dan Brown

Instructor: Kayleen Asbo, Ph.D.
Week One Handout
Week One Map

Wednesdays  |  1:00-3:00pm
Discovering Provence through its Artists and Landscapes

Instructor: Roger Housden, B.A.


Thursdays  |  9:30-11:30am
Archaeology of Prehistoric Europe

Instructor: Mara Vejby, Ph.D.
Week One Outline
Week One Handout
Week Two Handout

Thursdays  |  1:00-3:00pm
Rome: From Romulus to La Dolce Vita

Instructor: Heidi Chretien, Ph.D.
Week One Handout
Week One Resources
Week Two Handout
Week Three Handout

OLLI at SSU - Oakmont Campus
Classes: Sept. 8 - October 16, 2014

Mondays  |  3:00-5:00pm
"We the People" - What the Constitution Really Says
Instructor: William J. O'Connor, B.A., M.A., JD

Wednesdays  |  3:00-5:00pm
Dixie Voices: The World of the Antebellum South
Instructor: Mick Chantler, M.A.
Week One Handout
Course Overview
Recommended Reading List

Thursdays  |  3:00-5:00pm
The Great War and its Legacy, 1914-2014

Instructor: Bob Kirk, Ph.D.


OLLI at SSU - Healdsburg Campus
Classes: Sept 30 - Nov 6, 2014

Tuesdays  |  3:00-5:00pm
Dixie Voices: The World of the Antebellum South

Instructor: Mick Chantler, M.A.
Course Overview
Recommended Reading List
Week One Handout
Week Two Handout
Thomas Jefferson Taxonomy
Neil Young vs Lynyrd Skynyrd

Wednesdays  |  3:00-5:00pm
Passion and Joy: The Music of Bach and Beethoven

Instructor: Kayleen Asbo, Ph.D.
Course Syllabus

Thursdays  | 3:00-5:00pm
Paris Through the Ages

Instructor: Bruce Elliott, Ph.D
Course Syllabus
Cathedrals
Timeline
Vital Statistics