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Northeast Kansas Region Courses

Clay County Missouri

TitleStart DateLocation
German Settlements and Culture in Kansas
September 13, 2016Kansas City, Mo.
Baseball in Kansas City -- We Are Royals Fans
September 22, 2016Kansas City, Mo.
North Korea: The Hermit Kingdom
October 6, 2016Kansas City, Mo.
Japanese-American Internment Camps in the U.S.A., 1942-1945
November 2, 2016Kansas City, Mo.

Lawrence

TitleStart DateLocation
The Origins of Art: A Survey of Rock Art and Cave Paintings
September 13, 2016Lawrence
Singing Cowboys, Their Sidekicks and Their Horses
September 14, 2016Lawrence
This event is full.
Please call (toll free) 877-404-5823 to have your name placed on a waiting list.
Swindlers, Confidence Men and Politicians: Trust in America
September 14, 2016Lawrence
Women and the Civil War: The Hidden History
September 15, 2016Lawrence
Why Hitler? Nazi Propaganda Helps Explain
September 15, 2016Lawrence
Abraham Lincoln: Statesman or Tyrant?
September 19, 2016Lawrence
Bad Blood: Bleeding Kansas and Missouri, 1854-1865 and Beyond
September 20, 2016Lawrence
The Struggle over Social Security
September 21, 2016Lawrence
Folklore of Kansas
October 4, 2016Lawrence
Mary Cassatt, Thomas Eakins, and Winslow Homer: Three Great American Masters from the 19th Century
October 5, 2016Lawrence
Ernest Hemingway and the Lost Generation
October 6, 2016Lawrence
Forecasting Presidential Elections
October 10, 2016Lawrence
Dreamscapes and Crimescapes: Real Places in British Children's Classics and Detective Fiction
October 11, 2016Lawrence
The Amazing J.R. Brinkley: Mildford's "Goat Gland" Doctor and So Much More!
October 12, 2016Lawrence
Real to Reel: How History Is Portrayed on the Silver Screen
October 17, 2016Lawrence
Swindlers, Confidence Men and Politicians: Trust in America - Second course
October 20, 2016Lawrence
The Art of Stephen Sondheim
October 25, 2016Lawrence
Exploring Britain's Northern Isles
October 27, 2016Lawrence
The Comfort Women of WWII
October 31, 2016Lawrence
Truman as President: How Does He Rate?
October 31, 2016Lawrence
This event is full.
Please call (toll free) 877-404-5823 to have your name placed on a waiting list.
Matisse and Picasso: Friends or Foes?
November 1, 2016Lawrence
All About Those Russians: An Insider's View of Contemporary Russian Culture
November 2, 2016Lawrence
Extremists and Terrorists in America
November 15, 2016Lawrence

Lenexa

TitleStart DateLocation
Women and the Civil War: The Hidden History
October 5, 2016Lenexa
Samurai: Men of War, Men of Peace
November 7, 2016Lenexa

Manhattan

TitleStart DateLocation
The Korean War, 1950-1953
August 30, 2016Manhattan
Apocalypse -- WOW!
September 15, 2016Manhattan
Beginning Family History: Skills that Turn the Hobbyist into a Better Genealogist
September 20, 2016Manhattan
Female Artists of the Flint Hills
October 3, 2016Manhattan
Brown vs. Board of Education
October 12, 2016Manhattan
The History of Manhattan and Kansas State University
October 27, 2016Manhattan

Mission

TitleStart DateLocation
Abraham Lincoln: Statesman or Tyrant?
September 20, 2016Mission
Churchill and His Personal War on Behalf of the British Empire
October 13, 2016Mission
Apocalypse -- WOW!
November 1, 2016Mission

Olathe

TitleStart DateLocation
Kansas: The Cradle of Basketball from James Naismith to Olympic Gold to Phog Allen
September 20, 2016Olathe
Real to Reel: How History Is Portrayed on the Silver Screen
September 28, 2016Olathe
Roosevelt & Truman: Two Wartime Presidents -- A Comparison and Contrast
October 10, 2016Olathe
Triumph over Terror: How Two Men Survived Nazi Horrors
November 1, 2016Olathe

Overland Park

TitleStart DateLocation
The American Revolution: A New Idea, a New Nation
September 15, 2016Overland Park
Impressionism: Putting It in Context
September 19, 2016Overland Park
Kansas City Pianists: Kansas City's Musical Legacy
September 20, 2016Overland Park
The History of American Political Campaigns: The Viewpoint of a Political Memorabilia Collector
September 28, 2016Overland Park
Memoir Writing: Digging for the Answers to "Who Am I?"
October 11, 2016Overland Park
Introduction to Digital Photography: Know Your Camera and Create Your Shot
October 18, 2016Overland Park
Truman as President: How Does He Rate?
October 20, 2016Overland Park
The Comfort Women of WWII
October 20, 2016Overland Park
This event is full.
Please call (toll free) 877-404-5823 to have your name placed on a waiting list.
Matisse and Picasso: Friends or Foes?
November 2, 2016Overland Park
Birds of America and the Man Who Created It: John James Audobon
November 3, 2016Overland Park

Prairie Village

TitleStart DateLocation
Introduction to Islam
September 14, 2016Prairie Village
Roosevelt & Truman: Two Wartime Presidents -- A Comparison and Contrast
October 18, 2016Prairie Village

Salina

TitleStart DateLocation
Why Hitchcock Matters
September 6, 2016Salina
Prelude to the American Revolution: The French and Indian War
September 21, 2016Salina
This class has been cancelled.
The History and Future of Zoos and Aquariums
September 29, 2016Salina
Preserving Digital Memories
October 11, 2016Salina

Topeka

TitleStart DateLocation
The Amazing J.R. Brinkley: Mildford's "Goat Gland" Doctor and So Much More!
October 4, 2016Topeka
Memoir Writing: Diggings for the Answers to "Who Am I?"
October 5, 2016Topeka
Mary Cassatt, Thomas Eakins, and Winslow Homer: Three Great American Masters from the 19th Century
October 6, 2016Topeka
Presidential Assassins: Men and Women Driven to Kill
October 27, 2016Topeka
All About Those Russians: An Insider's View of Contemporary Russian Culture
November 1, 2016Topeka
Hail to the Chiefs: A Look at Distinguished and Not-So-Distinguished U.S. Presidents
November 2, 2016Topeka

Special Events

TitleStart DateLocation
Special Event - An Evening with Judy Collins - Pre-Performance for ticket holders
September 23, 2016Lawrence
This event is full.
Special Event - An Evening with Judy Collins
September 23, 2016Lawrence
Special Event - Sweeney Todd: Behind the Scenes at the MAC
October 2, 2016Manhattan
Special Event - Osher Extended! Shakespeare: the Best Way to Enjoy Him
October 7, 2016Overland Park
Special Event - The Capitol Steps - Just Dinner!
October 8, 2016Lawrence
Special Event - The Capitol Steps Performance and Dinner!
October 8, 2016Lawrence
This event is full.
Special Event - An Evening with Judy Collins - Rescheduled
October 15, 2016Lawrence
This event is full.
Special Event - Fort Leavenworth Tour II
October 26, 2016Lawrence
This event is full.
Special Event - Fort Leavenworth Tour
October 28, 2016Lawrence
Special Event - Ira Glass: Seven Things I've Learned - Pre-performance
November 4, 2016Lawrence
Special Event - Ira Glass: Seven Things I've Learned
November 4, 2016Lawrence
Special Event - The Best of Broadway - Stiefel ticket holders
November 11, 2016Salina
Special Event - The Best of Broadway - General Public
November 11, 2016Salina


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