Politics and Contemporary Issues

Instructor(s):
Barbara Greenberg & Luke Reader
Tuesdays, January 30-April 17|1:30–3:30 p.m.

THE WARREN COURT – Part II 
Tuesdays, January 30-March 6

Instructor(s):
Barbara Greenberg
Mondays, March 19-May 7|10-11:30 a.m.

Jodi Picoult’s novel Small Great Things focuses on racial tensions in a small hospital that flood out into the larger community.

Instructor(s):
Barbara Greenberg
Tuesdays, March 20-May 8|7:30-9 p.m.

Jodi Picoult’s novel Small Great Things focuses on racial tensions in a small hospital that flood out into the larger community.

Instructor(s):
Barbara Greenberg, Leader-Teacher, Off-Campus Studies
Tuesdays, March 20-May 8|10-11:30 a.m.

Using the United States Constitution and the Bill of Rights as our text, each class focuses on these treasured words and related landmark United States Supreme Court cases to illustrate how the decisions affect our daily lives.

Instructor(s):
Charlene Mileti
Thursdays, March 22-May 10|1:30-3 p.m.

In the fifth century, Athens, Greece, was a burgeoning democracy, the first of its kind to exist in human history. Born in 494 BCE, Pericles of Athens would rise to become one of the city's most beloved leaders.

Instructor(s):
Joe Konen
Fridays, March 23-May 11|10:30 a.m.-noon

This book offers us a vehicle for a nuanced understanding of Islam. Carla Power, a Western reporter who grew up in several predominantly Muslim countries, writes of her dialogues with prominent India-born and now London-based Sheikh Mohammad Akram Nadwi. The dialogue enlightens us on a nonviolent understanding of Islam.