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Fall 2020 Single Lectures

Ann Todd Jealous and Caroline Haskell - Essential Skills for Embracing Racial Diversity and Equity 

     Presentation to OLLI@CSUMB, 10/29/20 (59:30) | here

Dr. David R. Henderson - To Fear or Not to Fear

    Presentation to OLLI@CSUMB, 11/16/20 (1hr:12min) | here

Dr. Jim McClain - Where the Earth Splits Open 

Presentation to OLLI@CSUMB, 10/15/20 (1hr:29min) | here

Kathy Nielsen - A New Life for Old Photos

Presentation to OLLI@CSUMB, 10/27/20 (1hr:23min) | here

Mimi Sheridan's Julia Morgan - Asilomar and Beyond 

Presentation to OLLI@CSUMB, 9/10/20 (37:23) | here

Sample a Taste of Fall Favorites (Select Sessions)

Fred Keeley - An Election for the Ages

Part 3 of our three-part series (1hr:37min) | here

Steve Henrikson - Insights into the Classical Mind

Part 1 of our four-part series (1hr:14min) | here

Fall 2020 Recorded Series

Melinda Coffey Armstead - Chopin: Enduring Enigma 

Childhood and Youth (1810-30) | here

In Exile: The Parisian Salons (1830-37) | here

Chopin and George Sand (1838-47) | here

Final Years and Influence (1847-49) | here

Spring 2020 Recorded Series

Dr. Ed Clifton's Deep Sea Secrets  

A Tale of Two Canyons (1:10:21) | here

Oceanic Circulation (59:58) | here

Dr. Roger Luckenbach's Beyond Stonehenge: Megaliths  

Ancient Megaliths, Part 1 (33:24) | here

Where Are Megaliths Found? Part 2 (34:55) | here

Who Were the Megalith Builders? Part 3 (36.57) | here

Why Were Megaliths Built? Part 4 (23:46) | here

Newgrange and Stonehenge Part 5 (47:17) | here 

 Dr. Todd Samra Talks Tunes  

Pink Floyd's Dark Side of the Moon (9:39) | here

Music is the Art of Time (10:03) | here

The Music of Sting (10:49) | here

Peter Gabriel's Passion (12:44) | here

Michael Ipson's Evolution of America  

Session 1: American Lives (1:09.22) | here

Session 2: American Economy and Business (1:22:12) | here

Session 3: American Institutions... (1:03:52) | here

Session 4: Challenges to American (59:20) | here

Single Sessions

Dr. Gamble Madsen's European Art (1945-1965) (1:06:00) | here

Mary Pendlay's The Legacy of David Jacks (56:12) | here

Mike Clancy's Debunking Climate Change (1:56:00) | here

Peter Hiller's The Creative Life of Jo Mora (48:56) | here


Ukulele II — Chris Hasegawa and Joe Mancuso offer fun tutorials:

  • Calypso Strumming (video 2:54 min) | here 
  • Chords in the Key of G (video 4:39 min) | here
  • Intro to Tabs (video 12:26 min) | here

Additional News and Resources — Below 

Touched by Your Generosity

...and kindness. We asked you to consider giving to the OLLI Annual Fund and/or via Monterey County Gives! so we can deliver the best OLLI program today and plan for tomorrow. You are doing just that — we've raised $11,295 toward our $30,000 fiscal-year goal (June 30, 2021). We thank you for being the love. 

Osher National Resource Center 

124 OLLI's, 170,000 members, and 388 cities & towns — visit the Osher National Resource Center for more fun facts about your OLLI network.  

October 2020 OLLI Network Newsletter
The newsletter highlights exciting topics throughout the OLLI network and includes travel opportunities for Osher Institute members. 

Catalog Archive (Click on the catalog image to view)

Spring 2020, Cover image Carol Chapman, Canoe Triptych, Carmel Art Association

Fall 2019, Cover image Jeff Daniel Smith, Evening Shimmer, Galerie Plein Air

Spring 2019, Cover image Barns on Cass Street, Margaret Bruton, Monterey Museum of Art  

Fall 2018, Cover image Lunch in Monterey, Timothy A. Sloan,
Carmel Art Association

Spring 2018, Cover image Monastery with Purple Shadows, Carmel, Jeffrey Becom, Jeffrey Becom 

Fall 2017, Cover image At Home, Joe "Aki" Ouye, website 

Spring 2017, Cover image Poet's houseMaggie Taylor, Weston Gallery

Fall 2016, Cover image Door Knocker and Vine, Gary Geiger, Gallery Sur 

OLLI Writers' Circle Podcasts (Worth a Listen!)

Circle members share their compelling backstories that powered their work via interviews with acclaimed author Elin Kelsey.  Read more here.  Better yet, take a listen here.  

Our Valued Partners

OLLI@CSUMB wishes to thank our valued partners and fellow lifelong learning organizations who enrich our community and provide additional opportunities for engagement.  

Links and Resources