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Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at the University of Kansas

Northeast Kansas Region Courses

Clay County Missouri

TitleStart DateLocation
This event is full.
Hinges of History: How Our Border Region Has Changed America
June 14, 2016Kansas City, Mo.
The Home Front During World War II
July 12, 2016Kansas City, Mo.
Roosevelt & Truman: Two Wartime Presidents -- A Comparison and Contrast
July 28, 2016Kansas City, Mo.

Lawrence

TitleStart DateLocation
This class has been cancelled.
First Ladies of the Civil War: Mary Lincoln and Varina Davis
June 7, 2016Lawrence
This class has been cancelled.
Ernest Hemingway and the Lost Generation
June 8, 2016Lawrence
The Life and Times of Harry Truman
June 8, 2016Lawrence
The Qur'an and Sharia Law: Peace and Benevolence vs. Violence and Brutality
June 9, 2016Lawrence
This class has been cancelled.
Samurai: Men of War, Men of Peace
June 9, 2016Lawrence
Violence in America, 1776-2016
June 13, 2016Lawrence
Birds of America and the Man Who Created It: John James Audobon
June 13, 2016Lawrence
Issues and Landowner Solutions for Kansas Water Resources
June 14, 2016Lawrence
Hail to the Chiefs: A Look at Distinguished and Not-So-Distinguished U.S. Presidents
June 16, 2016Lawrence
Spirit of the Mask: Works of Mystery and Beauty
June 30, 2016Lawrence
The History of Medicine: Human Attempts to Cure Illness Through the Ages
July 5, 2016Lawrence
Introduction to Digital Photography: Know Your Camera and Create Your Shot
July 5, 2016Lawrence
Apocalypse -- WOW!
July 6, 2016Lawrence
Arlington National Cemetery: Its History and Its Heroes
July 11, 2016Lawrence
Roosevelt & Truman: Two Wartime Presidents -- A Comparison and Contrast
July 22, 2016Lawrence

Lenexa

TitleStart DateLocation
Baseball in Kansas City -- We Are Royals Fans
June 15, 2016Lenexa

Manhattan

TitleStart DateLocation
Prelude to the American Revolution: The French and Indian War
June 1, 2016Manhattan
Japanese-American Internment Camps in the U.S.A., 1942-1945
June 7, 2016Manhattan
Black Settlements in America: Nicodemus Preserves its Heritage
June 16, 2016Manhattan
Potawatomi Ghost Towns of the Oregon Trail in Kansas
July 13, 2016Manhattan

Olathe

TitleStart DateLocation
First Ladies of the Civil War: Mary Lincoln and Varina Davis
June 8, 2016Olathe
Samurai: Men of War, Men of Peace
June 13, 2016Olathe
From Trails to Rails and from Boom to Bust: the Historical Geography of Urbanization in Kansas
July 19, 2016Olathe

Overland Park

TitleStart DateLocation
Introduction to Jazz: Kansas City's Musical Legacy
June 9, 2016Overland Park
This class has been cancelled.
Ernest Hemingway and the Lost Generation
June 13, 2016Overland Park
This event is full.
Please call (toll free) 877-404-5823 to have your name placed on a waiting list.
Impressionism: Putting It in Context
June 14, 2016Overland Park
Art & War: Loot, Looters, and Monuments Men
June 30, 2016Overland Park
Spirit of the Mask: Works of Mystery and Beauty
July 6, 2016Overland Park
Issues and Landowner Solutions for Kansas Water Resources
July 6, 2016Overland Park

Prairie Village

TitleStart DateLocation
Real to Reel, Part 2: Hollywood and History
June 16, 2016Prairie Village
Four Women of the Supreme Court
July 5, 2016Prairie Village

Topeka

TitleStart DateLocation
Roosevelt & Truman: Two Wartime Presidents -- A Comparison and Contrast
June 8, 2016Topeka
Birds of America and the Man Who Created It: John James Audobon
June 9, 2016Topeka
Kansas: The Cradle of Basketball from James Naismith to Olympic Gold to Phog Allen
June 30, 2016Topeka
Winston, the Windsors and James Bond
July 13, 2016Topeka
You Be the Judge: The United States Supreme Court
July 14, 2016Topeka

Special Events

TitleStart DateLocation
Special Event - Exploring Lawrence's New Attractions: Baker Wetlands Discovery Center and the Peaslee Technical Center, Friday, June 10
June 10, 2016Lawrence
This event is full.
Special Event - An Inside Look at Allen Fieldhouse, Friday, June 17, Lawrence
June 17, 2016Lawrence
Special Event - Guys & Dolls - Pre-Performance
June 24, 2016Lawrence
Special Event - Guys and Dolls, June 24 & 26
June 24, 2016Lawrence
Special Event - Exploring the Wonders of Kansas: A Tour from Manhattan to Council Grove, July 15
July 15, 2016Manhattan
Special Event - An Inside Look at Allen Fieldhouse - Overland Park, July 19
July 19, 2016Lawrence
Special Event - An Inside Look at Allen Fieldhouse, July 19 - Comp Fee
July 19, 2016Lawrence
Special Event - An Inside Look at Allen Fieldhouse, Friday, July 22, Lawrence
July 22, 2016Lawrence
Special Event - Exploring the Wonders of Kansas II: A Two-Day Trip to Lucas, Hays and Wilson, Aug. 1 & 2 (Single Occupancy)
August 1, 2016Lucas
Special Event - Exploring the Wonders of Kansas II: A Two-Day Trip to Lucas, Hays and Wilson, Aug. 1 & 2 (Double Occupancy)
August 1, 2016Lucas


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