UCLA Extension

Spring 2018

Types of Courses

You must be a current OLLI member to enroll in any Instructor-Led Courses, Discussion Groups, or the Beyond the Headlines lecture series. Taste of Osher courses are open to the public.

For more information about a course or to enroll, click on the course name.

 

Taste of Osher

These 2-hour lectures are open to the public. The fee is $15. Plus members pay no additional fee.

Course Name Start Date Time Location
Yiddish Phrases for Everybody, Continued Mon, Apr 9 1-3pm Warner Center TBD
The Limits of the Law Fri, Apr 20 1-3pm Lindbrook Center, 204

Instructor-Led Courses

Our Instructor-Led program offers non-credit courses geared to those seeking a high quality and enjoyable adventure in learning. There are no tests, grades, or homework, though some courses include readings. OLLI’s Instructor-Led courses are taught by the high-caliber instructors and guest speakers for which UCLA Extension is world renown. Our courses explore art, music, literature, history, science, languages, psychology, current events, and many other exciting fields.

Course Name Start Date Time Location
American Art Museums and Collectors Thur, May 10 1-3pm Warner Center TBD
Beyond the Headlines Tues, Apr 10 10:30am-12pm Lindbrook Center, 204
Beyond the Headlines Wed, Apr 11 10:30am-12pm Lindbrook Center, 204
Cacao and Chocolate: 5000 Years that Changed the Planet’s Taste Buds Wed, May 16 10am-12pm 1010 Westwood Center, 320
Cancer: A Brief Overview Tues, Apr 3 1-3pm Warner Center TBD
Cancer: A Brief Overview Thur, Apr 5 10am-12pm 1010 Westwood Center, 320
Cosmology, Astronomy, and Space Exploration in the News Tues, Apr 24 1-3pm 1010 Westwood Center, 320
Joseph Conrad Sun, Apr 8 12-2pm 1010 Westwood Center, 320
Knowing the Score: How Music Makes Movies Come Alive Mon, Apr 16 1-3pm Warner Center TBD
Literary Spanish Tues, Apr 3 1-3pm 1010 Westwood Center, 218
Pre-code Movies and Prohibition, Part 3: Party Girls and Playboys Thur, Apr 5 1-3:30pm Warner Center TBD
Recent works by Three Contemporary and Controversial Authors Tues, May 8 1-3pm Warner Center TBD
Sergei Rachmaninoff Fri, Apr 6 10am-12pm 1010 Westwood Center, 320
The ’70s: The Decade of the Singer-Songwriter Wed, Apr 4 1-3pm Warner Center TBD
The Iconic Jazz Vocalists Tues, Apr 3 10am-12pm 1010 Westwood Center, 320
The Isms of Early Twentieth Century Mon, Apr 2 1-3pm Lindbrook Center, 204
The Worlds of Comedy Thur, Apr 5 1-3pm 1010 Westwood Center, 320
True Crime Fri, Apr 6 1-3:30pm 1010 Westwood Center, 320
What’s New on Climate, Energy, and the Environment in the News Wed, Apr 4 1-3pm 1010 Westwood Center, 320
Women and the Art of Italy Mon, May 21 10am-12pm Lindbrook Center, 204

Discussion Groups

Discussion groups are for members who want to ask questions, offer answers and share their knowledge in the classroom. Established instructors act as facilitators to create an environment in which participants explore subjects in an atmosphere of intellectual stimulation, creative self-expression, and socializing without the expectation of tests or grades. Depending on the nature of the course, there could be a modest amount of preparation before class begins and you may be called upon for your insights – members should be ready to participate!

Course Name Start Date Time Location
Current Events: Understanding Our World Thur, Apr 5 10am-12pm Lindbrook Center, 204
Eugene O’Neil, The Man and His Plays Fri, Apr 6 1-3pm 1010 Westwood Center, 310
Four 20th Century American Classics Wed, Apr 4 10am-12pm 1010 Westwood Center, 218
Intermediate French Conversation Tues, Apr 3 6:30-8:30pm Gayley Center, 119A
Intermediate Poker Mon, Apr 2 10am-12pm 1010 Westwood Center,218
Law, Lawyers, Television, and the Movies Tues, Apr 3 1-4 pm 1010 Westwood Center, 313
New Short Fiction from Africa Tues, Apr 3 10am-12pm 1010 Westwood Center, 218
Real Life Spanish Conversation I Tues, Apr 3 1-3pm Warner Center TBD
Real Life Spanish Conversation I Thur, Apr 5 10am-12pm 1010 Westwood Center,218
Real Life Spanish Conversation II Thur, Apr 5 1-3pm 1010 Westwood Center, 218
The Forgotten Jesus, A Radically New Approach Tues, Apr 3 1-3pm 1010 Westwood Center, 310
The Mind and Writing of Stephen Hawking Mon, Apr 2 1-3pm 1010 Westwood Center, 320

 

Creativity and Movement

These courses are interactive! Members are able to practice or apply what they learn in class.

Course Name Start Date Time Location
Acting Workshop Mon, May 7 1-3pm 1010 Westwood Center, B17
Drawing is a Feeling, Part II Thur, Apr 5 1-3pm 1010 Westwood Center, 321
Gentle Yoga Thur, Apr 5 6:30-8:30pm Gayley Center, 119
Lawn Bowling Fun Sat, Apr 14 10-11:30 Holmby Hills Park
Life Stories Worth Telling Tues, Apr 24 10am-12pm 1010 Westwood Center,310
Reading and Acting Shakespeare’s “Much Ado About Nothing” Mon, May 15 10am-12pm 1010 Westwood Center,B17
Tai Chi, The Art of Effortless Movement Wed, Apr 4 1-3pm 1010 Westwood Center,B17
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