Enroll today! (951) 827-4105  |  (760) 834-0997 5 Riverside Like us on Facebook! http://fb.me/UCROsher Topics In California History: Spanish Missions, Gold, Railroads, Hollywood, and the Japanese Thurs. 1 p.m.-3 p.m., Apr. 12-May 17 An overview of five of the most significant moments in the history of California from approximately 1769-1946: The Spanish Missions, The Gold Rush, the Transcontinental Railroad, and the Japanese American Internment. We will explore and assess the early inhabitants to California, places, and ideologies to gain and understanding of both the historical narrative, and the interpretive framework of each moment reviewed. Through the conduit of the larger topics, we will also discuss the issues of race, ethnicity, gender, politics, and the notion of California as legend. Lectures and discussions will help to broaden our understanding of the way that history both shapes, and is shaped. Scott Keys, M.A., Associate Faculty of History, Mt. San Jacinto College, Menifee, and author of seven articles in “The Encyclopedia of Western Immigration and Migration.” Mr. Keys has a great passion for history, and it is his life’s desire to pass that passion onto others. UCR Osher instructor since 2011. 174-CCS-006 The Great War - Before and After: Part 3 Wed. 10 a.m.-12 p.m., Apr. 18-May 23 From 1914-1918 the majority of the world was thrown into a war that few, if any, fully understood. In Part 1, the topic of discussion revolved around the happenings in Europe during the 50-year period prior to what was to known as the Great War. In Part 2, the focus was on the same period of time but on the United States. Part 3 covers to the period after the war. How, in 1919, did six months in Paris change the world forever? For this third and final discussion, we will continue its exploration of the post war period through the text, “The World Remade— American in World War I” by G. J. Meyer. The final analysis will point to the reading of Paris 1919, by Margaret MacMillan. Stephen Harding, M.P.A., is a student of late 19th/Early 20th Century history, governance, and society. Over the course of the last year, Mr. Harding’s academic interests have focused on the political, social, economic, and cultural dynamics surrounding the time periods before, during, and immediately after World War I. UCR Osher instructor since 2016. 174-CCS-007 All Tech Considered 2.0 Wed. 1 p.m.-3 p.m., Apr. 18-May 23 A continuation of how to get the most out of using your iOS Devices like your iPhone or iPad. Learn the essentials of using the built-in apps including Calendar, Contacts, Siri, E-mail, Texting, Safari (internet) iBooks, Maps/GPS, and Facetime. We will also cover how to shoot videos and photos. Discover ways to troubleshoot your iOS device, find apps to help you manage your daily activities, and feed your passion for learning. Please bring your own device, chargers, and power cords to class. Ideal for those who have taken at least one course of “All Tech Considered,” and those familiar with setting up UCR’s NetID to access WiFi. Kim A. Shepherd, Trainer, Ultimate Professional, Riverside, teaches desktop applications for Disney, Hyundai, State Farm and the US Air Force. Ms. Shepherd regularly leads national training sessions for all levels of users. UCR Osher instructor since 2010. 174-CCS-008 Current US Diplomatic and Trade Relationship with Nations in the Pacific Rim with an Emphasis on China Mon. 10 a.m.-12 p.m., Apr. 23-Jun. 4 (no meeting May 28) An overview of post-World War II political ideologies of the nations in the region, along with a view of the 1949-1972 post-war reconstruction to the present rise of China. How did the U.S. trade imbalance with China begin? What effect did a 1972 US Presidential visit have on U.S. and China’s policies towards conquering the world economically, including policies of outsourcing, issues on dumping, intellectual property and attracting foreign investments? What is the status of the long- standing disputes in South China Sea, and other transnational issues with Japan and India? An examination of these questions (and more!) will offer up answers worthy of lively discussion. Tsu-Chiang “Paul” Pai, M.A., was born and educated in Taiwan and majored in English and literature. He is an interpreter of Chinese and Taiwanese for the courts and legal community, and has taught Chinese since 1988. UCR Osher instructor since 2018. 174-CCS-009 OSHER LIFELONG LEARNING INSTITUTE  |  UCR EXTENSION  |  SPRING 2018 APRIL