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1 an Educational Program for Mature Learners WINTER 2016 W W W.E X T EN SIO N.UCR.EDUOSHER COURSE SCHEDULE 2 Welcome to the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UCRiverside Welcome to our new members and a special welcome to our returning members who have been with the program over the last 10years. Who we are UCR Osher Lifelong Learning Institute is an educational program for lifelong learners 50 years and older. We received funding to create our program in 2003 from The Bernard Osher Foundation and we are proud to be a part of a network of educational institutions across the country dedicated to providing noncredit academic courses and lectures for mature learners. We are a community of learners Learning takes place in a peer environment with learners whose common bonds are intellectual curiosity and the experience of their generation. There are no tests grades or minimum educational background restrictionsthe only requirement is a love of learning. You can show your appreciation to the Osher program by helping us to grow our membership. Tell your friends and neighbors about the program. You can also become a friend of Osher by donating to our Osher and Osher LIFE Lectures endowment funds or sponsoring a class or lecture. Become a member of UCROsher We have made becoming a member in UCR Osher easy. You can become a member for 35 good for the 2015-2016 academic year. Membership fee is not tuition and is non-refundable. Your membership gives you access to the Osher LIFE Lecture Series and Osher courses program fees apply. Refer- a-Friend and earn a FREE Osher class. See page 18 for more details. ABOUT UCR OSHER DIRECTORS MESSAGE Dear Osher members If you believe that discovery has no age then are you tapping into your sense of discovery of all things new old inspiring insightful and joyful The New Year will offer up many possibilities for you to reengage renew refresh and revisit passions interests and learningeducational goals. I have heard many times from our membership that our courses lectures special events and field trips contribute greatly to their sense of discovery. In September some of our members took over 67000 steps in 10 days on a study and tour of Englands stately homes palaces and halls. An outcome from an Osher course offered earlier in the year members enjoyed a tour loaded with educational experiences and personal discoveries. It was a tremendous success Our program is designed to nurture and foster your sense of discovery through unique learning experiences inside and outside the classroom. Your path is made possible by a professional team of qualified and dedicated presenters whose common bond is the intellectual discovery that education offers us all. It is not too late to join our community of learners and turn your retirement into one of renewal and discovery. You might say that we use ourselves to discover ourselves. Judith Hanson Lasater Sincerely Sandra T. Richards Director Science Law and Humanities and UCRs Osher Lifelong Learning Institute CONTENTS Courses Arts Humanities 4 7 8 10 Current Events 4 9 10 Film Culture 568914 Financial Wellness 13 Health Wellness 5 6 7 History Govt Law 4 6 8 10 Language Literature 4 5 Music 6 7 Osher LIFE Lectures 11 Politics Intl Relations 4 5 6 Technology 5 Money Matters Series 13 Special Events 121415 Donation Form 16 Enrollment Form 17 Membership Form 18 Maps 19 UCR Extension USPS 312-760 Volume LX No. 6 November Published seven times a year in February March April July August and November 2 by University of California Riverside 1200 University Ave. Riverside CA 92507. Periodicals postage paid at Riverside CA and at additional mailing offices. POSTMASTER Send address changes to UC Riverside Extension University of California Riverside CA 92521-0112. 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Media sources include print TV the Internet and social media. You discuss politics the economy sports show business and headline topics. Paul Gill M.A. International Relations and History U.S.A.F. Retired has served as a Wing Commander school district cabinet official chief operating officer community develop.m.ent director and has extensive experience in media relations and public speaking. UCR Osher instructor since 2014. Section 153-CPS-S40 A Look at the Office of Secretary of State Wed. 1-3 p.m. Jan. 13-Feb. 17 Six Secretaries of State have become Presidents. Some have been outstanding some could have been better. There have been others who should have been President. You will look at 24 gentlemen who have served in this position including John Jay James Madison Daniel Webster William Seward William Jennings Bryant and Henry Alfred Kissinger. Discussions will cover their rise to the post contributions made and those impacts on major world events and their influences in strengthening the American view around the world. Contributions by recent Secretaries of State will also becovered. Penelope C. Engard uses her degree in History and Political Science from the University of Richmond to indulge her passion for American history. UCR Osher instructor since 2009. Section 153-CPS-S41 U.S.Saudi Arabia Relationship BFFs or Friends of Necessity Thurs. 10 a.m.-noon Jan. 14-Feb. 18 The bilateral relations between the United States and Saudi Arabia present a complex set of geo-strategic and religio- political considerations. What is the historical arch of this relationship since full diplomatic ties were established in 1933 A brief look at the history of Saudi Arabia will be provided for context but please note this is not a course on the history of Saudi Arabia. You will examine the trajectory of several of the most important issues that outline the contours for this enduring nation-state to nation-state partnership. The role of the clerical system in reference to what is normative Islam the events on 911 and the SunniShia sectarian split that is in play in the Iranian nuclear deal will be addressed. As well we will take a closer look at the fault lines that threaten to fracture this important alliance. You will have the opportunity to consider the larger role of Saudi Arabia in the Middle East and within the entire Islamic global community. Beth Hill-Skinner M.A. in Theology and in International Diplomacy with specialization in transnational terrorism is an adjunct faculty member at Riverside Community College author and professional speaker. UCR Osher instructor since 2007. Section 153-CPS-S42 Chaucer The Canterbury Tales Thurs. 1-3 p.m. Jan. 14-Feb. 18 Join us to explore one of Chaucers most fascinating works The Canterbury Tales. Throughout the book we become acquainted not only with Chaucer the Man a witty satirical writer gifted with a forgiving humor but we also discover characters who love and hate laugh and cry we hear not merely the talks they tell but their own troubles quarrels and philosophy. An amazing mirror of English society in the fourteenth century. Mireille Rydell-Savona Ph.D. is a Professor Emerita of French Language and Literature at California State University San Bernardino. UCR Osher instructor since 2003. Section 153-CPS-S43 UCR Extension Center 1200 University Ave. Riverside RiversideCourseGuide RIVERSIDE JANUARY Humanitys capacity for justice makes democracy possible but humanitys inclination to injustice makes democracy necessary. REINHOLD NIEBUHR Theologian 1892-1971 5Enroll today 951 827-4105 760 834-0997 OSHER LIFELONG LEARNING INSTITUTE UCR EXTENSION WINTER 2016 Iconic Actresses African-American Actresses Tues. 9 a.m.-noon Jan. 19-Feb. 23 In early cinema African-Americans were portrayed onscreen but they were played by white men and women in blackface. Yet with perseverance stamina and artistic drive Black Americans pushed their way into Hollywood and onto the silver screen. Take a look at both the early Black American pioneers who plowed the road of artistic representation and at todays actresses whose raw real and exceptional portrayals empower both their gender and race. Stacy Davies MPW is an award-winning arts and culture journalist in Los Angeles Orange County and the Inland Empire a film historian at UC Riverside and the University of Phoenix. She is formerly a coverage writer for Jodie Fosters Egg Pictures and the Sundance Institute and a coordinating producer of develop.m.ent for E True Hollywood Story. UCR Osher instructor since 2009. Section 153-CPS-S44 Intermediate Iyengar Yoga Fri. 9-1030 a.m. Jan. 22-Mar. 11 A continuation of the principles and practice of Iyengar Yoga through more advanced instruction on postures from four groups standing seated forward bends and back bends. Includes the physical and mental benefits of each group of postures. Ideal for those who have participated in at least 8 quarters of Beginning Iyengar Yoga. Amy Brown B.A. Certified Yoga Instructor UCR Extension. UCR Osher instructor since 2013. Section 153-CPS-S45 Democracy in America de Tocqueville de Donald and the Primary ProcessWhat They Say About Us Fri. 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Jan. 22-Feb. 26 For better or worse the presidential primaries and polls reflect who we are as a people. Join us to follow the first primaries analyze the results and compare them to the American ideals we call our heritage. Robert Garafalo Ph.D. in Philosophy of Religion and Theology has taught at a number of colleges in the U.S. Europe and South America. UCR Osher instructor since 2011. Section 153-CPS-S46 Information Technology and Social Media Applications and Networks Forum Fri. 130-330 p.m. Jan. 22-Feb. 26 Take a look at the latest products of the day with a focus on what they mean for sharing with friends family and co- workers. Discussions cover personal computing devices like the Smart Phones and iPads as well as computer security. Our class sessions include a combination of demonstrations hands-on exercises and discussions on how to use a variety of social media applications and networking technologies such as Instagram Pinterest Facebook You Tube and Twitter. You are encouraged to bring additional ideas and topics for discussion. The small class size allows for a high level of student interaction. John Epps B.A. Sr. Consultant and Trainer John Epps Associates San Bernardino. UCR Osher instructor since 2003. Section 153-CPS-S47 UCR Extension Center 1200 University Ave. Riverside RiversideCourseGuide Rita Hayworth 6 Program information 951 827-7139 www.extension.ucr.eduosher OSHER LIFELONG LEARNING INSTITUTE UCR EXTENSION WINTER 2016 Introduction to Mindfulness Cultivating Calm Ease and Kindness in a Busy World Sat. 930-1130 a.m. no meeting Feb. 13 Jan. 23-Mar. 5 In recent years the so-called Mindfulness Revolution has touched nearly all aspects of our societyfrom schools hospitals and businesses to sports media and even the military. Join us for an introduction to the basics of mindfulness with an emphasis on starting and deepening a personal daily meditation practice. Open to all backgrounds you will review some of the latest research on mindfulness and its potential benefits. Includes sitting walking and eating meditations group discussion and feedback writing reflection and relational exercises groups of two or more designed to cultivate positive emotions. You will also receive homework assignments for building and sustaining a meditation practice. Mark Henry M.A. received a Certificate in Mindfulness Facilitation from UCLA. UCR Osher instructor since 2015. Section 153-CPS-S48 Lessons I Learned From the Bench Mon. 10 a.m.-noon no meeting Feb. 15 Jan. 25-Mar. 7 Experience the legal system from the view of the judges chair in this interactive course and learn about the qualities abilities and values one needs to be a judge and to judge. Using a combination of lecture and the Socratic Method used in law schools you will explore what it takes to make a judgment in court and how to live without judgment. An overview of the criminal justice system will lead to discussions on the correlations between how judgments are made in the courtroom and in our individual lives such as the roles of plea bargaining advocacy and self-advocacy. A series of videos of actual in-court judicial decision making along with personal stories and experiences on the bench will showcase the concepts of justice and truthin court and inlife. Gary Bindman J.D. was a practicing attorney and served on the bench of the Los Angeles Superior and Municipal Courts for more than 25 years. UCR Osher instructor since 2014. Section 153-CPS-S49 From Russia With Love Past Present and Future Wed. 930 a.m.-noon Jan. 27-Feb. 24 How fictional were the escapades of MI6 agent James Bond in the movies Join us to explore the Russian scene from various perspectives including the history politics economics and culture of Russia. The combination of these perspectives allows us to analyze the countrys current situation in all its complexity and relevance on the worlds stage. Lectures and discussions will challenge common stereotypes of the country its people and leaders also giving you new insights into Russias future and its place in the modern world. Elena Romine Ph.D. Author is a Russian educator and the author of the book The Intimate Diary of a Russian Woman. Dr. Romine is now researching cross-cultural issues. UCR Osher instructor since2004. Section 153-CPS-S50 FEBRUARY The American Broadway Musical From Inception to Present Day Wed. 1-3 p.m. Feb. 24-Mar. 30 The American Broadway musical has defined our culture and in turn been defined by it. The musical tell its stories in music lyrics dialogue performance and dance. Each of these elements is a potent cultural indicator on its own and put together they provide a frequently brash occasionally thoughtful and always colorful portrait of our country. Like many of the best Broadway performances from 1893- 2014 you will examine versions of American history that demand to be heard. Randall W. Hatch B.S. has both practiced and taught interior design for many years. Randall has a deep passion American Broadway musical history and has spent the last 20 years studying theatre and acquiring an impressive collection of books and music that he is excited to share with you. Section 153-CPS-S51 RiversideCourseGuide UCR Extension Center 1200 University Ave. Riverside To any artist worthy of the name all in nature is beautiful because her eyes fearlessly accepting all exterior truth read there as in an open book all the inner truth. 7Enroll today 951 827-4105 760 834-0997 OSHER LIFELONG LEARNING INSTITUTE UCR EXTENSION WINTER 2016 UCR Extension Center 1200 University Ave. Riverside RiversideCourseGuide Healthy Plate Healthy Body Healthy Planet Thurs. 10 a.m.-noon Feb. 25-Mar. 31 We live in an era of increased resource consumption and chronic diseases coupled with declining ecosystems and environmental degradation. Can you green your diet with the result of improved personal health and a healthier planet Yes you can Discover eco-friendly cuisines that are easier on your waistline and simultaneously create a healthier planet for all. Learn to identify your ecological footprint and make a dietary analysis to benefit both your personal health and environmental impact. Interaction with evidence-based data will empower you to make healthy choices with every meal. Well make zero-waste meals and scrumptious plant-based offerings will come alive to showcase what a green diet looks and tastes like. Irana Hawkins Ph.D. is a Registered Dietician with advanced training in health behavior and health education. Dr. Hawkins has extensive experience teaching adults in academic medical centers patient care centers community health centers and the community-at-large. Her work has focused on the interface of food choices and their subsequent impact on the natural environment. UCR Osher instructor since2015. Section 153-CPS-S52 A Seamstress A Singer and A Geisha Three Operas by Puccini Thurs. 1-3 p.m. Feb. 25-Mar. 31 In the eight years between 1896 and 1904 Giacomo Puccini wrote the three operas that earned him his position in the operatic pantheon La Boheme Tosca and Madama Butterfly. Southern California will experience a veritable Puccini festival in 2016 with productions of these three masterpieces in San Diego and Los Angeles. There will also be HD broadcasts in local theaters from New Yorks Metropolitan Opera of Turandot Manon Lescaut and Madama Butterfly. What an opportunity to learn more about these masterpieces of music theater whether youve heard them many times before or not at all You will also explore these three operas from their literary roots to historical and modern performance practices. Liberal video and audio examples will be included as well as in-depth plot discussion and English translation of texts. Diane Mitchell retired music teacher Hemet attended the Idyllwild School of Music and the Arts ISOMATA studied music at UCLA where she participated in the Opera Workshop and still enjoys singing in operas choruses madrigal groups and chamber choirs. UCR Osher instructor since 2011. Section 153-CPS-S53 MARCH Rodn on the Road Wed. 10 a.m.-noon Mar. 2-Apr. 6 Sculpture can be described as one of the most enduring and great fine arts. Francois-Auguste-Rene-Rodin notable French sculptor of The Thinker said that every part of the human figure is expressive and is not an artist always isolating since in nature nothing is isolated. Study the life and works of Rodin who was right in the middle between classic sculpture and modern sculpture. An overview of the history of sculpture through the ages the role it played in all civilizations and the works and influences of other prominent artists will be explored. Lectures and visual aids will highlight sculptures from pre-historic through modern times. Albert Koetsier M.S. has more than 60 years of both practical and theoretical experience as a professional photographer. He has been teaching courses about and sharing his deep interests in history art and photography for over 40 years. UCR Osher instructor since 2012. Section 153-CPS-S54 By words the mind is winged. ARISTOPHANES Dramatist c. 448-385 BCE 8 Program information 951 827-7139 www.extension.ucr.eduosher OSHER LIFELONG LEARNING INSTITUTE UCR EXTENSION WINTER 2016 Annenberg Center 39000 Bob Hope Drive Rancho Mirage RANCHO MIRAGE RanchoMirageCourseGuide JANUARY An Architectural History of Western Civilization Tues. 9-11 a.m. Jan. 12-Feb. 16 Begin at the dawn of civilization in the fertile Crescent of Mesopotamia and work westward through Egypt Greece and Rome. Learn why the Parthenon is considered the greatest architectural wonder of the world explore the fall of Rome the consequences of the Dark Ages to the rebirth of the Renaissance in Central Italy and study the rise of the national architectural identities of France and England during the Age of Enlightenment. Finally cross the Atlantic and study the phenomenon of architecture in America during the Golden Age. Randall W. Hatch B.S. has been in the interior design field for many years both as a designer and instructor. UCR Osher instructor since 2012. Section 153-CPS-S60 Take 6 Sculptors Different Times Different Styles Tues. 1130 a.m.-130 p.m. Jan. 12-Feb. 16 The importance of sculpture in Western Art began with the Greek and Roman Classical style that depicted man as a representational prominent figure. Explore how three- dimensional art incrementally progressed beyond the works of Michelangelo into the late 19th to 20th Centuries and beyond. The works of Realist Auguste Rodin Modernist Constantin Brancusi Surrealist Alberto Giacometti Abstractionist Alexander Calder and Hyperrealist Jeff Koons will demonstrate how historic movements and cultural changes influence styles in sculptural art as new ideas move throughtime. Meryl Nesbitt B.A. Art History is a retired Art Gallerist Arts Management Consultant and Public Arts Administrator. UCR Osher instructor since 2006. Section 153-CPS-S61 Lessons I Learned From the Bench Wed. 9-11 a.m. Jan. 13-Feb. 17 Experience the legal system from the view of the judges chair in this interactive course and learn about the qualities abilities and values one needs to be a judge and to judge. Using a combination of lecture and the Socratic Method used in law schools you will explore what it takes to make a judgment in court and how to live without judgment. An overview of the criminal justice system will lead to discussions on the correlations between how judgments are made in the courtroom and in our individual lives such as the roles of plea bargaining advocacy and self-advocacy. A series of videos of actual in-court judicial decision making along with personal stories and experiences on the bench will showcase the concepts of justice and truthin court and inlife. Gary Bindman J.D. see bio on page 6. Section 153-CPS-S62 More on Film Food and Culture Wed. 1115 a.m.-215 p.m. Jan. 13-Feb. 17 Further examination of the interplay between these three topics. Movies to be screened and discussed include fiction and non- fictiondocumentary-style films such as Eat Drink Man Woman Tortilla Soup Big Night Food Inc. The Scent of Green Papaya Chef and Tampopo. Wayne S. Wooden Ph.D. is an Emeritus Professor of Sociology and the Coordinator of the Criminal Justice Program at California Polytechnic University Pomona where he was also honored as Professor of the Year. He has published five critically-acclaimed books over a dozen peer-reviewed journal articles and his research covers a wide variety of topics. His work has also been featured in The New York Times and Psychology Today. UCR Osher instructor since 2012. Section 153-CPS-S72 9Enroll today 951 827-4105 760 834-0997 OSHER LIFELONG LEARNING INSTITUTE UCR EXTENSION WINTER 2016 Annenberg Center 39000 Bob Hope Drive Rancho Mirage RanchoMirageCourseGuide SEPTEMBER The Weeks News in Review Thurs. 9-11 a.m. Jan. 14-Feb. 18 An interactive discussion of events shaping the news each week. Media sources include print TV the Internet and social media. You discuss politics the economy sports show business and headline topics. Dick Stein B.S. worked for the New York Times is one of the founders of ESPN and has taught college-level history and economics in Los Angeles. UCR Osher instructor since 2003. Section 153-CPS-S64 Living Consciously in the Next Phase of our Lives Mon. 9-11 a.m. no meeting Feb. 15 Jan. 25-Mar. 7 Pundits and philosophers alike are having a run for their money as they attempt to capture the essence of what it means to live consciously. Recently coined by contemporary authors and statisticians alike this concept has arisen because of the Boomer Generations entry into a new or second phase of life. Life-experienced experts and researchers in their respective fields will examine what it means to live consciouslyas seen through the lens of psychology technology arts and entertainment medicine education fashion and beauty. Excerpts from books blogs and You Tube footage will add to this inquiry. In addition readings from texts include Upward Forward by Richard Rohr of the Franciscan Order in New Mexico and The Great Gift of Your Life by Stephen Cope Scholar-in-Residence at the Kripalu Center in Massachusetts. Katya Williamson M.F.A. has spent more than 20 years helping women in England the Western United States and Hawaii find their authentic voices in writing. Ms. Williamson is the author of Bringing the Soul Back Home Writing in the New Consciousness. UCR Osher instructor since 2012. Section 153-CPS-S65 Impersonality Violence and Survival An Analysis Thru Film Mon. 1115 a.m.-215 p.m. no meeting Feb. 15 Jan. 25-Mar. 7 Employs full-length films to facilitate your understanding of violence alienation and survival in modern society. Focus will be on an analysis of the films as they relate to power and powerlessness impersonality and isolation avoidance and denial victimage and survival. Discussions will address the sociological and social psychological significance of each film as well as the impact of the film on society if any and what moral issues are raised by the films. Barry Dank Ph.D. in Sociology with emphasis on crime and deviance has taught courses on criminology the Holocaust violence and survival. Dr. Dank also worked with the National Conference of Christians and Jews in the creation of workshops on the Holocaust and has served on the Executive Committee of the National Conference on Applied Ethics in America. UCR Osher instructor since2015. Section 153-CPS-S66 The Road to the Oscars Thurs. 1130 a.m.-130 p.m. Jan. 28-Mar. 3 Through an exploration of the various award categories and winners you will gain a comprehensive understanding of filmmaking and the creative process. We will fill out ballots prior to the Annual Academy Awards ceremony and review the results together. Robert. D. Kline B.A. is a former member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts Science and has been a film and television producer and studio head for more than 30 years. UCR Osher instructor since2005. Section 153-CPS-S67 10 Program information 951 827-7139 www.extension.ucr.eduosher OSHER LIFELONG LEARNING INSTITUTE UCR EXTENSION WINTER 2016 Annenberg Center 39000 Bob Hope Drive Rancho Mirage Take 6 Modern Painters Different Times Different Styles Tues. 1130 a.m.-130 p.m. Feb. 23-Mar. 29 In the field of Painting Modern Art emerged when artists realized a lessening need for them to be the sole recorders of narrative images for historic purposes. Cultural changes freed them to inject personal ideas and techniques into their works. A variety of art movements took place during the late 19th into the 20th Century introducing styles known as Impressionism Post Impressionism Abstraction Surrealism Abstract Expressionism and POP Art. Influential artists such as Monet Degas Renoir Matisse Picasso Miro Dali Pollock deKooning Rauschenberg and Warhol explored and reimagined visual art in new and dramatic ways. Join us to discuss their stylistic differences and diverse points of view. Meryl Nesbitt B.A. see bio on page 8. Section 153-CPS-S69 What if Lincoln did not Issue the Emancipation Proclamation Tues. 9-11 a.m. Feb. 23-Mar. 29 Explore what can be learned from counterfactual history. What if Truman decided to not drop atomic bombs on Japan What if Bill Gates was a bon vivant at Harvard How would history be different Twenty-three important counterfactual history questions will be analyzed and discussed using the ideas and speculations of noted historians and sociologists. Robert F. Fiorentine Ph.D. Adjunct Professor College of the Desert Palm Desert. UCR Osher instructor since 2009. Section 153-CPS-S68 The Pacific Crest Trail and the Coachella Valley Thurs. 9-11 a.m. Feb. 25-Mar. 31 The Pacific Crest Trail starts in Mexico and ends in Canada. It also passes near the Palm Desert Campus of UCR when it descends steeply from Mt. San Jacinto crosses the desert at Whitewater heading toward the San Gorgonio Wilderness and beyond toward Canada. The PCT is world-renowned both for its ambitious scope and distance roughly 2600 miles majestic alpine beauty and harsh desert hiking where water is scarce. Join us for a modest hike on the PCT near the UCR Palm Desert Center. Lectures will be complimented with many photographed anecdotes about the trail including trail experiences at locations shown in Cheryl Strayeds movie Wild. Caution This adventure may require you to walk long distances in wild places Richard Brock M.A. J.D. holds a Masters degree in folklore and Mythology from UCLA teaches law to paralegals and has hiked 800 miles so far of the 2650 mile Pacific Crest Trail. UCR Osher instructor since 2015. Section 153-CPS-S70 The Weeks News in Review Thurs. 1130 a.m.-130 p.m. Feb. 25-Mar. 31 An interactive discussion of events shaping the news each week. Media sources include print TV the Internet and social media. You discuss politics the economy sports show business and headline topics. Dick Stein B.S. see bio on page 9. Section 153-CPS-S71 RanchoMirageCourseGuide FEBRUARY 11Program information 951 827-7139 www.extension.ucr.eduosher All Things New in the Supreme Court January 12 Tuesday 130-3 p.m. How changes and additions to law impact American lives. Andreanetti Jones Marshall J.D. Osher instructor Didnt You Used to be Dan Bernstein January 19 Tuesday 130-3 p.m. A newspaperman reflects on a career and the challenges of inventing a new life. Dan Bernstein BA former newspaper editor Redevelop.m.ent Plans for Riverside January 26 Tuesday 130-3 p.m. Is our Downtown going Uptown Rafael Guzman Director of Community and Economic Develop.m.ent City of Riverside FEBRUARY The British English Chorale Tradition February 2 Tuesday 130-3 p.m. A brief survey of Britains great gifts to the world ofmusic. Diane Mitchell retired music teacher OSHER instructor and lifelong choral singer The Future of Materials Science andEngineering February 9 Tuesday 130-3 p.m. The history of materials science from Superheroes and Super-Villains. Suveen Mathaudhu Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering UCR James Madison Father of the Constitution February 16 Tuesday 130-3 p.m. Explore the paradox of social justice in Californiashistory. Dana Parker reenactor and author of books and articles on historical topics Santa Rosa Plateau Preserving Californias Rarest Landscapes February 23 Tuesday 130-3 p.m. The future of the vernal pools. Robert Hicks Park Interpreter Santa Rosa Plateau EcologicalPreserve MARCH Should We Trust Restaurant Reviews March 1 Tuesday 130-3 p.m. What do restaurant critics look for when writingreviews David Cohen member of the international Food Wine and Travel WritersAssociation The Promise of Brain Training Games March 8 Tuesday 130-3 p.m. Imagine if you could see better hear better and have improved memory. Aaron Seitz Ph.D. Professor of Computer Science UCR The Future of Libraries Evolution and Engagement March 15 Tuesday 130-3 p.m. Discover how libraries will remain a constant in spite of inevitable change. Tonya Kennon Library Director City of Riverside A Hammer of Witches March 22 Tuesday 130-3 p.m. A talk by the author of this historical novel. Begoa Echeverria Ph.D. Associate Professor Graduate School of Education UCR Protecting Riverside March 29 Tuesday 130-3 p.m. Citys new Fire Chief on his new mission. Michael Moore MPA Chief City of Riverside Fire Department and graduate of the National Fire Academy Executive Fire Officer Program Osher LIFE Lecture Series Speaker Schedule OsherLIFELectureSeries JANUARY All lectures held at UCR Extension Center 1200 University Avenue Riverside Join us Tuesdays Jan 12-Mar 29 130-3 p.m. 2016 Tuesdays with Spirit SoulA Film Series on Conscious Aging Jan 12 Feb 9 Mar 8 630830 p.m. UCR Palm Desert Center 75-080 Frank Sinatra Drive Palm Desert UCR Osher Lifelong Learning and UCR Palm Desert Center present In the second annual presentation of the series we will continue the mindful conversations on conscious living and aging begun in 2015. This three-part documentary film series explores the concepts of aging more consciously challenging cultural norms and cultivating a more meaningful authentic life. Each FREE screening will be followed by a discussion. You will leave inspired January 12 States of Grace February 9 A Beautiful Equation March 8 Homes on the Range Participating sponsor The Peacock Solution ThePeacockSolution.com UCR Extension UCR Palm Desert Center Graceful Passages To reserve your seat call 951 827-4105 or 760 834-0997 or go to www.extension.ucr.edu and click on the TUESDAYS WITH SPRIT AND SOUL link. Free Parking is available. States of Grace After surviving a near-fatal head- on collision on the Golden Gate Bridge Dr. Grace Dammann a renowned HIVAIDS physician struggles to come to terms with her injuries and discovers new meaning in her radically altered life. Her longtime partner cares for her and their disabled teenage daughter as the family embarks on a journey of loss resilience and renewal. Discussion and QA with Grace follows the film. 153-CPS-S85 A Beautiful Equation When Theatre Director Len Barron selects eight grandmothers for his theatre piece about Albert Einstein and Niels Bohr he hopes his unconventional casting will cast a unique light on the wonder and playfulness of the 20th century physicists. The films powerful message extends beyond age gender and even scienceits an affirmation of the value of playfulness and imagination within us all. 153-CPS-S87 Homes on the Range The small town of Sheridan Wyoming decides it must change how it cares for its elders. The community leaders make a grassroots effort to build Green Houses group living spaces that provide an alternative to traditional nursing homes. What they do will change the community for generations. Discussion and Q A with experts specializing in caring for elders and people with disabilities follows the film. 153-CPS-S86 CommunityEventsOSHER LIFELONG LEARNING INSTITUTE UCR EXTENSION WINTER 2016 12 13Enroll today 951 827-4105 760 834-0997 OSHER LIFELONG LEARNING INSTITUTE UCR EXTENSION WINTER 2016 MONEY MATTERS SERIES SOCIAL SECURITY MADE SIMPLE February 3 Wednesday 3-5 p.m. Clear up the confusion over Social Security and avoid common mistakes. Make sense of the rules for married couples divorced spouses and public employees. Learn how and when to apply in order to reap the maximum benefits. You will have the opportunity to request a free personalized assessment. Presenter John Pak CFP RICP Section 153-CPS-S80 INVESTING 101 February 10 Wednesday 3-5 p.m. Do you want a better understanding of how to make your money work for you In this workshop you will learn about the different types of investments and the concepts behind the terms. Get a long- range perspective of the market and explore the role that your goals and risk-tolerance play in your investmentdecisions. Presenter James Bruner CFP Section 153-CPS-S81 A unique series of workshops on financial wellness sponsored by UCR Osher and UCR Office of Gift Planning. The workshops provide information on issues and topics that can help improve your financial health. The Series is FREE to Osher members and the community and features professionals and experts from the legal accounting and financial planning fields. Classes are offered at the UCR Palm Desert Center in Palm Desert 75-080 Frank Sinatra Drive Palm Desert. WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW IF YOURE HANDLING A TRUST OR ESTATE February 17 Wednesday 3-5 p.m. Are you managing a trust or estate or have you been named as a successor trustee executor or administrator in someones estate plans This workshop will provide crucial information on the requirements best practices and pitfalls. Attend with your appointed person and loved ones to get the most out of this presentation. Presenter Joanna Averett CLPF Section 153-CPS-S82 DOING WELL BY DOING GOOD February 24 Wednesday 3-5 p.m. Did you know you can get a tax deduction while making a gift that pays income back to you Planned gifts can be powerful tools in providing for yourself andor your loved ones while also making a positive impact in the community. Using common examples you will discover how to benefit by applying a charitable strategy to carry out your retirement or inheritance goals. Presenters Michelle Herting CPA and Tony TruongCSPG Section 153-CPS-S83 UCR OSHER PRESENTS WINTER 2016 CommunityEvents 14 WindowsontheWorld Pre-Oscars Academy Awards Event UCR OSHER PRESENTS THE WINDOWS ON THE WORLD LECTUREDEBATE SERIES 2016 Thursday February 25 6730 p.m.Tuesday February 23 6730 p.m. UCR Extension Center 1200 University Avenue RiversideUCR Palm Desert 75-080 Frank Sinatra Drive HOLLYWOOD COMES TO RIVERSIDE AND PALM DESERT IN THIS ANNUAL EVENT. DONT MISS THIS SPECIAL FREE PRE-OSCAR ACADEMY AWARDS LECTURE FEATURING DISTINGUISHED FACULTY FROM UCRS DEPARTMENT OF THEATER FILM AND DIGITAL PRODUCTION UCRS MFA PROGRAM AND NOTABLE PRESENTERS FROM UCRS OSHER PROGRAM. The red carpet will be rolled out at 530p.m.. A popcorn and theatre snacks reception will beavailable. Stacy Davies award-winning arts and culture journalist in Los Angeles Orange County and the Inland Empire. Osher instructor UCR Extension. Tod Goldberg author of a dozen award-winning books including Gangsterland. His essays journalism and criticism have appeared widely and his film criticism appeared regularly on E. Director Low Residency MFA UCR Palm DesertCenter. Stu Krieger co-wrote the Emmy award winning mini-series A Year in the Life and was the screenwriter of the Spielberg-Lucas animated classic The Land Before Time. Professor UCR Department of Theatre Film and Digital Production. Joshua Malkin wrote projects for Universal Lionsgate AltaVista Giant Door Productions Fox Searchlight and a re-boot of the franchise Buck Rogers In the 25th Century. Lecturer Low Residency MFA UCR Palm DesertCenter. Robin Russin wrote produced consulted and directed on numerous film TV and theatre productions including the box office hit On Deadly Ground Americas Most Wanted. Associate Professor UCR Department of Theatre Film and DigitalProduction. John Schimmel co-penned the Tony- nominated musical Pump Boys And Dinettes and authored Screenwriting Behind Enemy Lines Lessons from Inside the Studio Gates. Lecturer Low Residency MFA UCR Palm DesertCenter. FEATUREDPRESENTERS Sponsors UCR Extension UCR Department of Theatre Film and Digital Production UCR Palm Desert Center and UCR Low Residency MFA BEST WRITING AWARD NOMINEES BEST MOVIE AWARD NOMINEES FILM CLIPS SHOWING SEMINAL PERFORMANCE MOMENTS AND BACKSTORY INSIGHTS QA SEGMENT FEATURED PRESENTERS 153-CPS-S90 153-CPS-S91 To reserve your seatselect from list on page 17 or call 951827-4105 or 760 834-0997 or go to www.extension. ucr.edu and click on the FREE PUBLIC Forum link. WindowsontheWorld Conscious Living Aging an Intergenerational SymposiumSaturday April 2 100 p.m.600 p.m. includes book signing Marianne Williamson featuring special guest presenter Registration Fee 55 UCR Palm Desert Center 75-080 Frank Sinatra Drive Section 154-CPS-S80 UCR OSHER LIFELONG LEARNING AND UCR PALM DESERT CENTER PRESENT Pulling together concepts awakenings revelations and inspirations from the Film Series on Conscious Aging Tuesdays With Sprit and Soul this symposium will further expand consciousness and open doors to new ideas and thinking of aging challenging attendees to explore beyond what they think they know to be true about themselves and about our individual and collective potential. The agenda will include thought-provoking speakers including internationally acclaimed spiritual author and lecturer Marianne Williamson. To reserve your seat select from list on page 17 or call 951 827-4105 or 760 834-0997 or go to www.extension.ucr.edu and click on the FREE PUBLIC Forum link. SAVE THE DATE February 3 2016 630 p.m. COLBY BUZZELL author of My War Killing Time in Iraq Lost In America A Dead End Journey and most recently Thank You For Being Expendable Other Experiences. A frequent commentator on CNN and Al- Jazeera on the conflicts in the Middle East and veterans affairs Buzzell was originally part of a Stryker Brigade Combat Team in Iraq beginning in 2003 which is when he first began writing the essays which would become My War and has gone on to become one of our most eloquent and interesting voices concerning the ongoing strife around the world. In addition to his acclaimed books Mr. Buzzells work has also appeared in The New York Times San Francisco Chronicle Esquire Vice The New York Daily News The Guardian The Washington Post The Daily Beast Penthouse Time Best American Essays and on This American Life. April 6 2016 at 630 p.m. JILL ALEXANDER ESSBAUM New York Times best-selling author of Hausfrau one of the most acclaimed books of the last decade. Hailed by Time as Anna Karenina with a side of Madame Bovary Hausfrau chronicles the unraveling of Anna Benz an American living in Zurich with her husband and three children a good wife mostly as she embarks on what Oprah called a psychosexual journey of self-discovery and tragedy. Ms. Essbaum is also the celebrated author of several poetry collections including Harlot The Devastation and Heaven and has twice been named a Fellow of the National Endowment of the Arts. 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