Courses

Another musically inspired class from Ron Small, this time with a focus on music’s literary muses.

Presenting music that is based on various forms of literature, samples will be on video and cover various Operas, Ballets, Orchestral Works and, in some examples, the Stage Play that inspired the music.

The Literature synopsis will be given by the instructor; there are no reading requirements.

This is a morning class and when paired with an afternoon class qualifies for the second class discount ($45 savings).  Enter Promo Code TKE2 during check out.



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Join Jerome Julian as he returns with a cinematic trip through visual storytelling.

This class will focus in on 3 films that accomplish visual storytelling in a unique way:

1941’s Citizen Kane, one of the greatest examples of visual storytelling in the history of cinema; Zack Snyder’s Batman v Superman, (2016), one of the most ambitious comic book films of all time, translating the comic book page onto film; and Rear Window (1954), perhaps Hitchcock's most visual of films.

Class will dissect the films, sometimes scene by scene, to discover how the director is communicating ideas and meanings via the techniques unique to moviemaking: color, mise en scène, cinematography, semiotics, and sound.

This is a morning class and when paired with an afternoon class qualifies for the second class discount ($45 savings).  Enter Promo Code TKE2 during check out.



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Bill Byrnes returns to facilitate with this annual staple Foreign Policy Association (FPA) discussion series which is designed to enhance your knowledge of international events through discussions with others interested in foreign policy.  The text for the course is published by the FPA; topics for 2020 are: Climate Change and the Global Order, India and Pakistan, Red Sea Security, Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking, U.S. Relations with the Northern Triangle, China's Road into Latin America, The Philippines and the U.S. and Artificial Intelligence and Data. 

NOTE: The class fee of $93 includes a copy of the Great Decisions 2020 book which is available for pick up in the School of Extended Learning GMT building. 

This is an afternoon class and when paired with a morning class qualifies for the second class discount ($45 savings).  Enter Promo Code TKE2 during check out.



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Judi Wilks continues with this 3rd in a series of stories presented in translation from the three main Islamicate languages - Persian, Turkish, and Arabic - drawn from both high & folk literature.
 
Differing views of Saints and their roles in society will be seen, and while these stories are drawn from medieval literature, it is hoped that cultural insights will be gained as applicable to present-day situations in the region.
No book is required for this class; several reading selections will be provided by Judi. 
 
This is an afternoon class and when paired with a morning class qualifies for the second class discount ($45 savings).  Enter Promo Code TKE2 during check out.


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The Knowledge Exchange's annual spring class brings back Bill Mitchell and Scott Dominiak who will focus on an exploration of two specific areas concerning the Civil War.

First will be an analysis of Abraham Lincoln's character, politics, and morality.  Second will be an examination of the Civil War from the Southern point of view.  Bill and Scott will alternate subjects in a mostly lecture/discussion format with some video presentations.

This is an afternoon class and when paired with a morning class qualifies for the second class discount ($45 savings).  Enter Promo Code TKE2 during check out.



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