Senior Scholars

Senior Scholars is an 11-week program that meets three afternoons per week and features academic lectures by university faculty and local experts on a variety of topics. While the format is lecture-style, the afternoons are informal and interactive with an opportunity to ask questions and discuss the topics of the day. 

Location: Landmark Centre – Beachwood

Senior Scholars course cost for the full semester (includes all 6 courses):
Member of Lifelong Learning cost: $271 | Nonmember: $302

Senior Scholars course cost for individual courses:
Member of Lifelong Learning cost: $80 | Nonmember: $85

Register for the FULL SEMESTER HERE OR register for INDIVIDUAL COURSES by clicking on the titles below.

Senior Scholars is supported by a generous gift from the Jane and Jon Outcalt Foundation.


TUESDAYS

TO BE ANNOUNCED
Tuesdays, September 6–October 4 | 1:30–3:30 p.m. ET

CHARLES CHESNUTT, LANGSTON HUGHES, AND COLOR LINE BLUES: THE LIFE, TIMES, AND WORKS OF TWO OHIO WRITERS
Regennia N. Williams, Distinguished Scholar of African American History and Culture, Cleveland History Center of the Western Reserve Historical Society
Tuesdays, October 11–November 15 | 1:30–3:30 p.m. ET


WEDNESDAYS

A CENTURY OF KING TUT
Meghan Strong, Adjunct Assistant Professor, Classics, CWRU
Wednesdays, September 7–October 5 | 1:30–3:30 p.m. ET


SPORTS IN AMERICA: FROM PLAY TO PROFIT
John Grabowski, Krieger Mueller Associate Professor of Applied History, CWRU
Wednesdays, October 12–November 16 | 1:30–3:30 p.m. ET


THURSDAYS

WOMEN’S RIGHTS IN AMERICA 1923–2022: THE HISTORY OF THE ERA
Einav Rabinovitch-Fox, Visiting Instructor, History, CWRU
Thursdays, September 8–October 6 | 1:30–3:30 p.m. ET

JAZZ – FROM ITS ORIGINS TO THE PAST
Paul Ferguson, Senior Instructor, Music, CWRU
Thursdays, October 13–November 17 | 1:30–3:30 p.m. ET