Program information (951) 827-7139  www.extension.ucr.edu/osher Rancho Mirage 10 OCTOBER – NOVEMBER Annenberg Center  39000 Bob Hope Drive  Rancho Mirage OSHER LIFELONG LEARNING INSTITUTE  |  UCR EXTENSION  |  FALL 2018 Criminal Justice Issues in Review Tues. 10 a.m.-12 p.m., Oct. 30-Dec. 4 This interactive course lets you experience the legal and criminal justice systems from the view of the judge’s chair. A series of weekly topics and videos will lead to discussions of current and past legal issues, decisions, and consequences that affect our individual lives. Gary Bindman, J.D. See bio on page 8. UCR Osher instructor since 2014. 182-CCS-113 Picasso and Einstein: Masters Who Changed Our World Wed. 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Oct. 31-Dec. 5 During the beginning of the nineteenth century, many things in society were changing--especially in Art and Physics. In Art, impressionism ended and artists were looking for new forms of expression. In Physics, some very new discoveries such as X Rays, the Electron, and Radiation made all scientist think deeper and differently. Then, about the same time, came Picasso and Einstein. What do the artist and scientist have in common? To start, they both created their most original and influential works in the early twentieth century. Against a biographical framework, we will study and discuss their lives and ideas of the arts, sciences, and technology and the impact each had on modern culture and society. Albert Koetsier, M.S. See bio on page 5. UCR Osher instructor since 2012. 182-CCS-115 Modernism Design: Does Form Follow Function? Thurs. 9 a.m.-11 a.m., Nov 1-Dec 13 (No meeting Nov. 22) Designers Charles and Ray Eames, who gave the modernism movement the lounge chair, molded plywood chairs, have best embodied Modernism design and building designs. We will explore the history of Modernism from its rise in popularity in the 60’s and 70’s, and its return in the 21st Century. Using slides, films and lectures, we will study and identify the characteristics and elements distinct to mid-century architecture and design. Chippendale had the curves are the arches what identifies the modernist design and what if any is its impact in today’s complex society as expressed in industrial, residential and fashion design aesthetics? Course offers an ideal preview of what you can expect to tour and visit during the 2019 Modernism week. Randall W. Hatch, B.S., has been in the interior design field for many years, both as a designer and instructor. He has taught for various interior design programs at UCLA Extension and the Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising. UCR Osher instructor since 2012. 182-CCS-116 The Week’s News in Review Thurs. 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Nov. 1-Dec. 13 (No meeting Nov. 22) 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 7. UCR Osher instructor since 2003. 182-CCS-117 “It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge. ” – Albert Einstein