• Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 04-20-2021 to 04-20-2021
    Day(s) of the week: Tuesday
    Time: 10:30 AM → 11:45 AM
    Instructor: Nick Glakas, Attorney (retired) and Smithsonian lecturer
    Term: 2021-2
    Location: Online Class
    REGISTRATION CLOSED
    Though the Egyptian civilization was not the earliest in the Mediterranean, it lasted longer than any other and was the most spectacular. This lecture will explore major sites such as Memphis, capitol of ancient Egypt; Giza, site of the three great pyramids; Abydos, the kingdom’s major necropolis; the Valley of the Kings, where 20 pharaohs were entombed;... read more
  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 04-20-2021 to 04-20-2021
    Day(s) of the week: Tuesday
    Time: 1:00 PM → 2:30 PM
    Instructor: Mark Stout, PhD, Senior Lecturer and Director of MA in Global Security Studies, Johns Hopkins University
    Term: 2021-2
    Location: Online Class
    REGISTRATION CLOSED
    One of the thorniest policy issues facing the United States today is immigration. Often those who seek to drastically reduce or even end immigration portray themselves as the only ones who care about national security. However, the United States has long reaped security and hard power benefits from being a nation of immigrants. These benefits manifest... read more
  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 04-20-2021 to 04-20-2021
    Day(s) of the week: Tuesday
    Time: 03:00 PM → 04:00 PM
    Instructor: Denver Brunsman, Associate Chair, Department of History, George Washington University
    Term: 2021-2
    Location: Online Class

    (This is a discussion-based class with brief advance reading.) Of all of America’s leading founders, none has declined in popularity in recent years as much as Thomas Jefferson. This session will explore Jefferson’s original hold on the American public as well as the reasons behind his falling popularity and the prospects that his influence could... read more
    Details
  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 04-21-2021 to 04-21-2021
    Day(s) of the week: Wednesday
    Time: 10:30 AM → 12:00 PM
    Instructor: Stephen Klatsky
    Term: 2021-2
    Location: Online Class
    REGISTRATION CLOSED
    Baseball 2021 - What do our local teams - the Nationals and Orioles look like? What about your favorite team? What trades, signings and changes will impact the game? Let’s talk... read more
  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 04-21-2021 to 04-21-2021
    Day(s) of the week: Wednesday
    Time: 1:00 PM → 2:00 PM
    Instructor: Carolyn Man-Yu Wu, M.D., M.S.
    Term: 2021-2
    Location: Online Class
    REGISTRATION CLOSED
    Heart disease is often thought to be a problem more for men. It is in fact the most common cause of death for both women and men in the United States. Because heart disease symptoms in women can differ from those in men, diagnoses tend to be more challenging in women. The aim of this lecture is to discuss symptoms, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of... read more
  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 04-22-2021 to 04-22-2021
    Day(s) of the week: Thursday
    Time: 10:30 AM → 12:00 PM
    Instructor: Ellen Katz, Musical Educator
    Term: 2021-2
    Location: Online Class

    Enjoy the amazing story of Swedish singing group ABBA, how they met in the early 1970’s and acquired their iconic sound. Discover how their catchy and innovative songs became the Broadway musical and film, Mamma Mia.  Delight in this musical farce about a young woman who finds love and her father on a romantic Greek Island. Ellen leads us in singing... read more
    Details
  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 04-22-2021 to 04-22-2021
    Day(s) of the week: Thursday
    Time: 1:00 PM → 2:00 PM
    Instructor: Senator Barbara A. Mikulski (ret.)
    Term: 2021-2
    Location: Online Class

    The longest-serving woman in Senate history, Senator Mikulski will talk about her work on the space program. How did a social worker become an advocate for one of the biggest space boondoggles. She will discuss how The Hubble is used as a tool of diplomacy and inspiration to young people going into STEM Fields. She will cover how she got into the space... read more
    Details
  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 04-23-2021 to 04-23-2021
    Day(s) of the week: Friday
    Time: 10:30 AM → 11:30 AM
    Instructor: Pazit Aviv, Village Coordinator, Montgomery County
    Term: 2021-2
    Location: Online Class

    Villages are local grassroots organizations that aim to build strong social networks of support for people aging at home. Villages in the DMV area are flourishing, and now is a good time to hear about what is happening and how you can join! The lecture will cover the basics of what is a village, where they are located, what they do and how COVID19 has... read more
    Details
  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 04-26-2021 to 04-26-2021
    Day(s) of the week: Monday
    Time: 10:30 AM → 11:45 AM
    Instructor: Beth Huffer, Director, Archive and Research Center, Chevy Chase Historical Society
    Term: 2021-2
    Location: Online Class

    The Chevy Chase Lake Amusement Park, located at the end of the Connecticut Avenue streetcar line, was marketed as an exclusive destination for the "higher classes" of Washington. This presentation will discuss the development and history of Chevy Chase, Maryland, and the amusement park, intended to attract prospective buyers for the suburban development,... read more
    Details
  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 04-27-2021 to 04-27-2021
    Day(s) of the week: Tuesday
    Time: 1:00 PM → 2:30 PM
    Instructor: Bill Keene, Urban Historian
    Term: 2021-2
    Location: Online Class

    The story of how Los Angeles evolved from a sleepy vacation destination into a megalopolis is a fascinating excursion into booster history, luck, and climate.  In this richly illustrated lecture, Bill Keene develops a vision of how LA, a city without a significant water supply or natural port, secured an abundant supply from hundreds of miles away to... read more
    Details

Go to Top