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561-799-8813, kbarre10@fau.edu

FAU Jupiter’s Lifelong Learning Society Announces Winter 2011 Course Schedule

JUPITER, FL (October 29, 2010) – Florida Atlantic University has announced the Lifelong Learning Society Jupiter course offerings for the Winter 2011 semester, which begins on Monday, January 10. The Winter 2011 catalog will be distributed on Monday, November 1.

Taught by FAU professors and distinguished guest lecturers, course offerings include varied subjects, including foreign policy, political science, film, music, art history and literature. The Lifelong Learning Society was established to provide adults of all ages the opportunity to enrich their lives through non-credit, university-level courses with no homework or tests.

Winter courses are held in the Lifelong Learning Society complex and include:

  • The United States and Israel,” taught by Dr. Robert Rabil, an associate professor of political science at FAU. This course will examine the American-Israeli relationship and the changes and shifts in Middle Eastern and international politics.
  • “Pioneers of the New Acoustic Age,” a performance by The California Guitar Trio, this guitar trio plays both original and compositions of classical and rock pieces.
  • “Finding Humor in the News,” taught by Frank Cerabino, a columnist for the   Palm Beach Post. This one-time event will discuss how the daily newspaper can be viewed as a treasury of humor.
  • “Hidden History: What You Didn’t Learn in School,” taught by Dr. Robert Watson, a professor of American Studies at Lynn University. This one-time event will examine events that shaped American political history.
  • “The Clash of the Gods,” taught by Rabbi Howard Shapiro and Thomas G. O’Brien III. This course reviews differences between Judaism and Christianity, and the religious challenges of the 21st century.

         For more information or to receive a free course catalog, call 561-799-8667.

 

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The Lifelong Learning Society at FAU Jupiter is dedicated to enriching the lives of adults of all ages by offering non-credit, university-level courses that are taught by highly qualified professors and distinguished guest lecturers.


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