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GENINT 721.565
Osher (50+).  This course takes a look at the candidates and issues in the 2020 California March primary and the November 2020 election.
GENINT 741.358
Osher (50+). This course explores the substances people abuse, the path to addiction, familial and personal consequences, and the impact on society.
Format: Classroom
GENINT 741.373
Osher (50+). This free, monthly discussion group focuses on the issues of aging. 
Format: Classroom
GENINT 721.564
Osher (50+). This course explores the behaviors of elephants and the issues regarding their conservation.
GENINT 711.346
Osher (50+). This course explores current American social behavior and norms.
Format: Classroom
GENINT 721.574
Osher (50+). This discussion group examines current American social behavior and norms. 
GENINT 711.243
Osher (50+). An introduction to the history, establishment, membership, and principles of the United Nations.
Format: Classroom
GENINT 721.572
Osher (50+). A discussion of the efficacy of the United Nations as a living organization.
GENINT 731.317
Osher (50+). This course explores the diverse forms of post-war art.
Format: Classroom
GENINT 711.261
Osher (50+). This course explores the art pf 17th and 18th century France.
Format: Classroom
GENINT 721.472
Osher (50+). This course explores the artists and their works during the Renaissance in Europe.
GENINT 741.355
Osher (50+).  An exploration of the early periods of art history—from the dawn of the great civilizations in the Near East through the Middle Ages in Europe. 
GENINT 721.570
Osher (50+). An exploration of art history—from the beginning of the Enlightenment through the start of the Industrial Revolution.
GENINT 741.374
Osher (50+). This one-day documentary course screens the film, Eva Hesse, which explores the artist's life and work. 
Format: Classroom
GENINT 731.319
Osher (50+). Learn to bid and play in a foursome in which you and your partner attempt to out-think and outmaneuver your opponents.
Format: Classroom
GENINT 741.359
Osher (50+). A slow and gentle yoga course intended for beginners.
Format: Classroom
GENINT 711.336
Osher (50+). This course is a continuation of last summer's course, Best American Short Stories of the Twentieth Century.
Format: Classroom
POL SCI 747
Osher (50+). This current events lecture series features a different speaker each week.  Guest speakers are experts in their field who provide a one-hour lecture followed by a thirty-minute Q&A.
GENINT 741.371
Osher (50+). An introduction to the culture, science, and taste of chocolate. 
GENINT 731.314
Osher (50+). This course serves as an introduction to the colonial period in American History as it examines the social, cultural, economic, and political changes that occurred in North America before 1750.
GENINT 741.361
Osher (50+). In Part 9 of Coming to Terms with The Holocaust, we look at the concentration camps referred to as Konzentrationslager, which inmates referred to as KZ.
GENINT 711.229
Osher (50+). This discussion course offers an overview of the national and international news of the week. Diversity of views of class members are encouraged.
Format: Classroom
GENINT 731.271
Osher (50+). The course lets students discover line/space/shape through drawing and mixed media experimentation. 
GENINT 741.344
Osher (50+). The course lets students discover line/space/shape through drawing and mixed media experimentation. 
Format: Classroom
GENINT 721.577
Osher (50+). This course enhances poetry appreciation and writing.
GENINT 721.567
Osher (50+). In this course, we learn about the discoveries and inventions of some of the greatest scientists throughout history.
GENINT 721.569
Osher (50+). A discussion into the different reasons for the fall of the Roman Empire. 
GENINT 741.366
Osher (50+). This course explores the context, strategies, and implications of the far-right on the Internet.
Format: Classroom
GENINT 741.401
Osher (50+). A fun discussion about the myths of happiness.
Format: Classroom
GENINT 741.351
Osher (50+). This course looks at the works of four people of color, each a Nobel Prize winner.
GENINT 711.345
Osher (50+). This course explores the impacts of globalization on the US economy.
Format: Classroom
GENINT 741.357
Osher (50+). In this course, we read and analyze short stories from Oxford Book of English Short Stories.
GENINT 711.342
Osher (50+). In this cinema course, we view six diverse films that are little-known to the American film-going public, but deserve to be seen.
Format: Classroom
GENINT 721.560

Osher (50+). In this cinema course, we view six diverse films that are little-known to the American film-going public, but deserve to be seen. 

Format: Classroom
GENINT 741.268
Osher (50+).This advanced Spanish course offers students a chance to improve their oral Spanish skills through critical reading of Latin American literature and discussion.
GENINT 721.566
Osher (50+).  This course surveys the history of chocolate from its origins in the Upper Amazon and Mesoamerica to its impact on the world today.
GENINT 741.363
Osher (50+).  This course reviews the latest anthology from Short Story Day Africa, ID: New Short Fiction from Africa, an anthology centered around identity and exploring African identity, in all its facets. 
Format: Classroom
GENINT 711.250
Osher (50+). This is an intermediate chess class designed for those who already know the basics (rules, moves etc.). We expand on more elaborate techniques such as opening, middle-game, and end-game.
GENINT 731.200
Osher (50+). This course offers students with an intermediate command of the French language the chance to practice their skills in a fun way by one-on-one or small group interaction.
Format: Classroom
GENINT 741.360
Osher (50+). A Hatha flow course intended for intermediate yoga practitioners. 
Format: Classroom
GENINT 741.372
Osher (50+). This course examines the international regime of human rights: its evolution, universality and the issues of contention
Format: Classroom
GENINT 711.344
Osher (50+). This course introduces awareness techniques to center and quiet the mind.
Format: Classroom
GENINT 741.295
Osher (50+). In this course, we learn to listen and understand the meaning of classical music. 
Format: Classroom
GENINT 711.206
Osher (50+). Journey into the tiny world of molecules, atoms, and subatomic particles. 
GENINT 741.375
Osher (50+). A look at the current Supreme Court.
Format: Classroom
GENINT 741.376
Osher (50+). A look at the current Supreme Court.
Format: Classroom
GENINT 741.369
Osher (50+). This exercise workshop focuses on walking.  
Format: Classroom
GENINT 771.334
Osher (50+). In the process of sharing and working through our dream material, we discuss Jung's ideas on dreams, their source and function, the structure of the psyche and how it is expressed in dreams.
GENINT 721.554

Osher (50+). This course introduces new revolutionary tools and techniques that simplify cooking techniques in the home kitchen. You'll learn the chemistry and physics behind them, and how they can open up whole new worlds of cooking never before imagined.

GENINT 741.262
Osher (50+). The Holmby Park Lawn Bowling Club and OLLI have teamed up to host an introductory course in Lawn Bowling, a low impact sport endorsed by the American Heart Association.
Format: Classroom
GENINT 711.257
Osher (50+). An introduction to Vietnamese language, culture, and food.
Format: Classroom
GENINT 741.356
Osher (50+). Watch and discuss six classic movies that deal with life and death.
GENINT 711.326
Osher (50+). This course introduces the beginner to the basic rules and simple strategies of Mah-Jongg, an game of both skill and luck that originate in China many centuries ago. 
Format: Classroom
GENINT 711.339
Osher (50+). Watch and discuss movies starring Tom Hanks.
Format: Classroom
GENINT 721.576

Osher (50+). This course surveys the works of Chopin in the context of his life and times. 

GENINT 711.343
Osher (50+). This course compares famous novels to their film adaptations.
Format: Classroom
GENINT 741.353
Osher (50+). Learn what it takes to be a Peace Corp Volunteer.
Format: Classroom
GENINT 731.800
Osher (50+). Bring your lunch and watch the old CBS show, Person to Person, with Edward R. Murrow.
Format: Classroom
GENINT 714.323
Osher (50+). This course explores the development of 19th century piano music. 
Format: Classroom
GENINT 741.290
Osher (50+). In this course, students learn the rules of Poker (and No-Limit Texas Holdem in particular). Each week students have time to practice strategies they will learn such as opening charts, betsizing, hand reading, odds, etc.
GENINT 721.563
Osher 50+. This course explores Shakespeare’s dramatic genius and why his plays remain a sublime achievement in the English language.
GENINT 711.337
Osher (50+). This course explores Shakespeare’s dramatic genius and why his plays remain a sublime achievement in the English language.
Format: Classroom
GENINT 741.354
Osher (50+). This course explores Shakespeare’s dramatic genius and why his plays remain a sublime achievement in the English language.
GENINT 721.801
Osher (50+). This course offers a chance to practice Spanish conversation for those with basic Spanish knowledge.
Format: Classroom
GENINT 741.250
Osher (50+). This course offers a chance to practice Spanish conversation for those with moderate Spanish knowledge.
Format: Classroom
GENINT 742.249

Osher (50+). This film course constitutes first viewing a film and then addressing the existential dilemma put before us in the work—the flesh and blood human situation in which the characters find themselves. 

GENINT 711.341
Osher (50+). This course compares and contrasts the Roman Republic with modern day America.
Format: Classroom
GENINT 731.263
Osher (50+). In this course, we watch six films that reveal specific social and moral issues.
Format: Classroom
GENINT 711.207
Osher (50+). This course introduces students to the essential conversational Spanish needed to communicate in everyday life. 
Format: Classroom
GENINT 731.210
Osher (50+). This course is a continuation of Spanish I. Part II is an immersion-style course. After a first session in English, instruction is conducted in Spanish, to help build on intermediate Spanish skills.
GENINT 741.365
Osher (50+). This course is a continuation of Spanish III. Part IV is also an immersion-style course. After a first session in English, instruction is conducted in Spanish, to help build on intermediate Spanish skills.
GENINT 721.575
Osher (50+). This course explores the poetry of protest.
GENINT 741.600
Osher (50+). In this course, we explore how the slow, low-impact movements of tai chi help us improve our balance, reduce stress, and enjoy more energy.
GENINT 721.568
Osher (50+).  This course gives you the skills to deal with life’s challenges and surprises with a wise and open heart and less fear, anger, and disappointment .
GENINT 741.367

Osher (50+). This course focuses on the rise of far-right populism in the Czech Republic and the USA.

GENINT 711.254
Osher (50+). This course follows the evolution of jazz from the turn of the last century into the 21st century.
GENINT 741.370
Osher (50+). This course introduces the accomplishments and possibilities in the renewable energy field.
GENINT 741.364
Osher (50+). This course traces the evolution of food from the turn of the 20th century in early California to the present.
GENINT 711.294
Osher (50+). This course gives an overview of the various avant-garde artistic movements and those who created them following Impressionism including Fauvism, Cubism, Orphism, Expressionism, and Futurism.
GENINT 741.272
Osher (50+). This course explores Bach's life and works within the cultural and historical context of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries.
Format: Classroom
GENINT 741.011
Osher (50+). This course explores the inside history of the Beatles.
Format: Classroom
GENINT 711.238
Osher (50+). An introduction to Stephen Hawking's career.
Format: Classroom
GENINT 711.2612
Osher (50+). This course explores musical adaptations inspired by Shakespeare.
Format: Classroom
GENINT 731.265
Osher (50+). A study of the Etruscan civilization which flourished in central Italy between the 8th and 3rd century BCE.
GENINT 741.352
Osher (50+). An analysis of The Odyssey, using the new translation by Emily Wilson.
HUMANIT 731
Osher (50+).  This course introduces you to the elements of plays and will show you how they these artistic creations can inform and even transform lives.  Scenes are performed by professional actors.
GENINT 711.333
Osher (50+). This course discusses poetry of resistance and how poets are among the first citizens to be arrested by dictators who seize power, because their poetry speaks truth to power.
GENINT 711.338
Osher (50+). This course examines the ideologies of the far-left in American politics as well as the legitimacy and future of the American far-left in the 2020 election. 
Format: Classroom
GENINT 731.307
Osher (50+). This course looks at the pioneers, the innovators, and the roots of rock 'n' roll.
GENINT 711.258
Osher (50+). This course is a continuation of the past four summers' reading and discussion of short stories by a wide variety of international writers. The suggested text is The Art of the Short Stories: 52 Great Authors, Their Best Short Fiction, and Their Insights on Writing
Format: Classroom
GENINT 721.573
Osher (50+). This course looks at issues of water sustainability world-wide.
GENINT 712
Osher (50+). This course introduces and examines contemporary art through guided field trips and group discussions.
Format: Classroom
GENINT 711.340
Osher (50+). In this course, we read and discuss the novels and short stories of William Faulkner.
Format: Classroom
GENINT 711.256
Osher (50+). This course looks at the basis of women’s rights in Iran.
Format: Classroom
GENINT 721.571
Osher (50+). This course looks at the basis of women’s rights in Iran. 
GENINT 706
Osher (50+). This course looks at the five major religions of the world and provides a brief overview of indigenous traditions.
Format: Classroom
GENINT 721.249
Osher (50+). This course explores the world of musical satire through different genres, cultures and eras, especially America since 1950.
GENINT 741.368
Osher (50+). In this course, we write our personal stories within a political and societal perspective.
GENINT 721.559

Osher (50+). This course uses the board game Bingo to introduce Yiddish expressions.

Format: Classroom
GENINT 711.329
Osher (50+). This course introduces you to the best ways to obtain consistently sharp, well exposed photos on your smart phone.
Format: Classroom
GENINT 721.550
Osher (50+). This course teaches you how to use your iPhone to create artistic photos.
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