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Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at the University of Kansas

Northeast Kansas Region Courses

Clay County Missouri

TitleStart DateLocation
The Bible and Science
February 15, 2017Kansas City, Mo.
This event is full.
Women and the Civil War: The Hidden History
March 8, 2017Kansas City, Mo.
This class is sold out.
Amelia Earhart: What Happened to Her?
April 4, 2017Kansas City, Mo.
Spirit of the Mask: Works of Mystery and Beauty
April 12, 2017Kansas City, Mo.

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Lawrence

TitleStart DateLocation
Russian Roots in Kansas
February 8, 2017Lawrence
The Ancient Psalms: History, Poetry and Human Nature -- What's Not to Like?
February 9, 2017Lawrence
The World's Greatest Short Stories
February 9, 2017Lawrence
Impressionism: Putting It in Context
February 13, 2017Lawrence
This event is full.
Please call (toll free) 877-404-5823 to have your name placed on a waiting list.
Edinburgh: The City of Ideas
February 14, 2017Lawrence
Crimes Against Art!
February 15, 2017Lawrence
Kansas Characters: From the Scandalous to Benevolent
February 28, 2017Lawrence
The Weimar Republic: Germany Between the World Wars
March 1, 2017Lawrence
Shakespeare: Comedy and Tragedy
March 2, 2017Lawrence
True North: An Introduction to Canada
March 2, 2017Lawrence
Hollywood vs. the Civil War
March 6, 2017Lawrence
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Please call (toll free) 877-404-5823 to have your name placed on a waiting list.
2017: The End of the Enlightenment?
March 8, 2017Lawrence
Small Spaces in High Places: The Geography of Andorra, Liechtenstein and San Marino
March 21, 2017Lawrence
Abraham Lincoln Revealed
March 23, 2017Lawrence
Is Horatio Shakespeare's Most Enduring Villain?
March 23, 2017Lawrence
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Please call (toll free) 877-404-5823 to have your name placed on a waiting list.
2017: The End of the Enlightenment? SECOND COURSE
March 29, 2017Lawrence
Imagine Your Retirement: It's More than Just Money!
April 3, 2017Lawrence
Kelley Hunt Presents Joyful Singing for Everyone
April 11, 2017Lawrence
Probability (and When Statistics Matter [and When They Don't])
April 12, 2017Lawrence
From the Right to Vote to Running for President: Women's Struggle for Political Equality
April 13, 2017Lawrence
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The Underground Railroad in Northeast Kansas
April 18, 2017Lawrence

Lenexa

TitleStart DateLocation
Hail to the Chiefs: A Look at Distinguished and Not-So-Distinguished U.S. Presidents
March 22, 2017Lenexa

Manhattan

TitleStart DateLocation
America's National Parks: A Journey through Time
February 8, 2017Manhattan
Finding and Preserving the Stories of our Ancestors
February 21, 2017Manhattan
Manhattan, Cultural Diversity and Globalization
March 1, 2017Manhattan
Sunset Zoo Science Fellow Program
March 2, 2017Manhattan
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz: A Distinctly American Fairy Tale
March 29, 2017Manhattan
Military Blunders
April 12, 2017Manhattan

Mission

TitleStart DateLocation
Roosevelt & Truman: Two Wartime Presidents -- A Comparison and Contrast
February 21, 2017Mission
The History of Medicine: Human Attempts to Cure Illness Through the Ages
March 9, 2017Mission
Triumph over Terror: How Two Men Survived Nazi Horrors
April 11, 2017Mission

Olathe

TitleStart DateLocation
Memoir Writing: Digging for the Answers to "Who Am I?"
February 21, 2017Olathe
Abraham Lincoln Revealed
April 4, 2017Olathe

Overland Park

TitleStart DateLocation
The Art of Stephen Sondheim
February 13, 2017Overland Park
This class has been cancelled.
Television - a Changing Landscape
February 14, 2017Overland Park
Science, Ethics & Language
February 15, 2017Overland Park
Crimes Against Art!
February 16, 2017Overland Park
Chinese Zodiac Signs: They Still Influence Birth Rates, Marriages & Fortune Telling
February 20, 2017Overland Park
Abraham Lincoln, the Prairie Years, 1809 - 1861
February 20, 2017Overland Park
The World's Greatest Short Stories
February 21, 2017Overland Park
Why Hitler? Nazi Propaganda Helps Explain
February 23, 2017Overland Park
The Impact of Great Speeches on the World
March 8, 2017Overland Park
This class has been cancelled.
The Spencers of Kansas: Champions of Culture and Commerce
March 8, 2017Overland Park
Shakespeare's The Tempest
March 13, 2017Overland Park
The National Historic Trails
March 13, 2017Overland Park
Immigration: The History We Know .... but the Future?
March 14, 2017Overland Park
The Duke of Wellington and the Emergence of the British Century
March 16, 2017Overland Park
Kelley Hunt Presents Joyful Singing for Everyone
March 29, 2017Overland Park
Understanding Your Rights: The Supreme Court in American History
March 30, 2017Overland Park
This event is full.
Please call (toll free) 877-404-5823 to have your name placed on a waiting list.
The World of Versailles
April 3, 2017Overland Park
All About Those Russians: An Insider's View of Contemporary Russian Culture
April 3, 2017Overland Park
How Space-based Technology Affects Your Daily LIfe
April 4, 2017Overland Park
The World of Ray Bradbury
April 6, 2017Overland Park
You'll Wanna Know This about Your Aging Brain
April 12, 2017Overland Park

Prairie Village

TitleStart DateLocation
Women and the Civil War: The Hidden History
February 21, 2017Prairie Village
Triumph over Terror: How Two Men Survived Nazi Horrors
March 21, 2017Prairie Village

Topeka

TitleStart DateLocation
Russian Roots in Kansas
February 7, 2017Topeka
Fun with Collage!
February 8, 2017Topeka
Introduction to Digital Photography: Know Your Camera and Create Your Shot
February 28, 2017Topeka
Amelia Earhart: What Happened to Her?
March 16, 2017Topeka
Why Hitler? Nazi Propaganda Helps Explain
March 21, 2017Topeka
Mary Cassatt, Thomas Eakins and Winslow Homer: Three Great American Masters from the 19th Century
April 5, 2017Topeka

Special Events

TitleStart DateLocation
Special Event - PIPPIN .... and an Exclusive Preview! Lied Center ticket holders attending pre-performance reception
February 2, 2017Lawrence
Special Event - PIPPIN .... and an Exclusive Preview! Performance and preview
February 2, 2017Lawrence
Special Event - Science Saturday Road Show
February 9, 2017Manhattan
Special Event - Osher Extended! Shakespeare: the Best Way to Enjoy Him
March 31, 2017Lawrence
This event is full.
Special Event - Historic Fort Riley Tour
April 7, 2017Junction City
Special Event - Fort Leavenworth Tour
April 21, 2017Manhattan
Special Event - Behind the Scenes: Monty Python's Spamalot at MAC
April 23, 2017Manhattan
This event is full.
Special Event - Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve Tour, including the Hays House and Volland Store
April 28, 2017Strong City
Special Event - Exploring KU's Museums: Art, Natural History and Basketball!
May 5, 2017Lawrence
Special Event - Tour Wamego, the Oz Museum and the Columbian Theatre
May 5, 2017Wamego
This event is full.
Special Event - SECOND TOUR: Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve Tour, including the Hays House and Volland Store
May 19, 2017Strong City



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