2018 Spring Seminars

Read our 2018 Winter/Spring Catalog here

5CLIR membership must be current in order to register for seminars and programs.
You may submit your membership application or renewal online here
or to mail your membership application and check, download and print a membership form here

To be included in the first round of class assignments and the lottery, your registration form must be received by the office by December 8, 2017.
Following this date, you may register for seminars up to the start of the semester.
Class assignments after the lottery are made in waiting list order, or as space is available.

Class assignments will be emailed in January.

The spring semester begins the week of February 19th.
Most seminars run for 10 weeks, although not all. A few classes begin in the second week.
Please check the listing for schedule details and dates that the class will not meet.
All seminars may continue into the week of April 30 in the event that a make-up class is needed.

Register for 2018 Spring Seminars

Register Online  here
or to Register By Mail:  download a printable registration form here

Spring 2018 Seminars by Day of Week

 

CLICK TO VIEW SEMINAR LIST
Course# Seminar Title Time Moderators Location
 18S Music and Social Change in America  Additional information:
18SMS -slide 118SMS -slide 2, 18SMS -slide 3
Mon AM Dorin  Smith College, Lilly Hall, Room 308
 18SWP Writing to Remember
(Purple Section)
Mon AM Luadtke, Clune  Rockridge Retirement Community Library, Northampton
 18SDS Defensive Statistics  Additional information:
18SDS Preview doc
Mon PM Armstrong Applewood Meeting Room, Amherst
 18SNH Nathaniel Hawthorne’s Fiction Mon PM Szlozek  Smith College, Campus Center, Room 102
 18SMN Medicine in the 19th Century Mon PM Berman  Amherst College, Converse Hall, Porter Lounge, Amherst
 18SWB Writing to Remember
(Blue Section)
Mon PM Lewin, Jolly Lilly Library, Reading Room, Florence
 18SCR The Crusades Tue AM Poli, Aulino UMass Transit Center, Amherst
 18SGR Great Rivers of the World Tue AM Scott  Applewood, The Tavern, Amherst
 18SNP Our National Parks  Additional information:
18SNP Preview doc 118SNP Preview doc 2
Tue AM Parrish, Parrish Smith College, Dewey Common, Northampton
 18SRI The Renaissance in Italy Tue AM Hamilton, Edelstein UMass Renaissance Center Library, Amherst
 18SBM Broadway Musicals Tue PM Boss  Rockridge Retirement Community Library, Northampton
 18SGA The Great American Songbook  Additional information:
18SGA composers and lyricists-118SGA Resources – 218SGA What Is the – 3
Wed AM Clune, Kosiorek Amherst Women’s Club, Amherst
 18SBC The Tales of Boccaccio and Chaucer Wed AM Barton Smith College, Lilly Hall, Room 308. Northampton
 18SPA Prehistory of the Americas  Additional information:
18SPA – PreColumbian Handout
Wed AM Ambs  UMass Renaissance Center Library, Amherst
 18SAA Arctic and Antarctic Explorers  Additional information:
18SAA – preview doc
Wed PM Gaustad, Gaustad Smith College, Dewey Common, Northampton
 18SEM Early Massachusetts Wed PM Harvey  Amherst College, Converse Hall, Porter Lounge, Amherst
 18SLT In Search of Lost Time: Marcel Proust on memory and art       Additional information:
18SLT Proust Preview doc
Wed PM Denig, Johnson Smith College, Lilly Hall, Room 308, Northampton
 18SWY Wish You Were Here!: Vacations then and now  Additional information:
18SWH Preview handout
Wed PM Honan  Loomis Village, South Hadley
 19SET Europe in the 13th Century Thu AM Averill Smith College, Dewey Common, Northampton
 18SFE
From Fundamentalism to Extremism
Additional information:
18SFE The Salafi Movement handout
Thu AM Fisher Applewood, The Tavern, Amherst
 18SRE The Refugee Experience   Additional information:
18SRE topics for presentations
Thu AM Stauder  Lathrop Easthampton, Mt. Tom Room, Easthampton
 18SRT A Return to Timbuktu Thu AM Wofford Lathrop Northampton, Meeting Room, Northampton
 18SWR Writing to Remember
(Red Section)
Thu AM Peck, Porter Grace Episcopal Church, Amher

 

Spring 2018 Seminars by Title (alphabetically)

 

CLICK TO VIEW SEMINAR LIST
Course# Seminar Title Time Moderators Location
 18SAA Arctic and Antarctic Explorers  Additional information:
18SAA – preview doc
Wed PM Gaustad, Gaustad Smith College, Dewey Common, Northampton
 18SBM Broadway Musicals Tue PM Boss  Rockridge Retirement Community Library, Northampton
 18SCR The Crusades Tue AM Poli, Aulino UMass Transit Center, Amherst
 18SDS Defensive Statistics

Additional information:
18SDS Preview doc

Mon PM Armstrong Applewood Meeting Room, Amherst
 18SEM Early Massachusetts Wed PM Harvey  Amherst College, Converse Hall, Porter Lounge, Amherst
 18SET Europe in the 13th Century Thu AM Averill Smith College, Dewey Common, Northampton
 18SFE From Fundamentalism to Extremism

Additional information:
  18SFE The Salafi Movement handout

Thu AM Fisher Applewood, The Tavern, Amherst
 18SGA The Great American Songbook  Additional information:
18SGA composers and lyricists-118SGA Resources – 218SGA What Is the – 3
Wed AM Clune, Kosiorek Amherst Women’s Club, Amherst
 18SGR Great Rivers of the World Tue AM Scott  Applewood, The Tavern, Amherst
 18SMN Medicine in the 19th Century Mon PM Berman  Amherst College, Converse Hall, Porter Lounge, Amherst
 18SMS Music and Social Change in America  Additional information:
18SMS -slide 118SMS -slide 218SMS -slide 3
Mon AM Dorin  Smith College, Lilly Hall, Room 308
 18SNH Nathaniel Hawthorne’s Fiction Mon PM Szlozek  Smith College, Campus Center, Room 102
 18SNP Our National Parks  Additional information:

18SNP Preview doc 118SNP Preview doc 2

Tue AM Parrish, Parrish Smith College, Dewey Common, Northampton
 18SPA Prehistory of the Americas  Additional information:
18SPA – PreColumbian Handout
Wed AM Ambs  UMass Renaissance Center Library, Amherst
 18SRE The Refugee Experience  Additional information:
18SRE topics for presentations
Thu AM Stauder  Lathrop Easthampton, Mt. Tom Room, Easthampton
 18SRI The Renaissance in Italy Tue AM Hamilton, Edelstein UMass Renaissance Center Library, Amherst
 18SRT A Return to Timbuktu Thu AM Wofford Lathrop Northampton, Meeting Room, Northampton
 18SLT In Search of Lost Time: Marcel Proust on memory and art  Additional information:
18SLT Proust Preview doc
Wed PM Denig, Johnson Smith College, Lilly Hall, Room 308, Northampton
 18SBC The Tales of Boccaccio and Chaucer Wed AM Barton Smith College, Lilly Hall, Room 308. Northampton
 18SWY Wish You Were Here!: Vacations then and now  Additional information:
18SWH Preview handout
Wed PM Honan  Loomis Village, South Hadley
 18SWB Writing to Remember
(Blue Section)
Mon PM Lewin, Jolly Lilly Library, Reading Room, Florence
 18SWR Writing to Remember
(Red Section)
Thu AM Peck, Porter Grace Episcopal Church, Amherst
 18SWP Writing to Remember
(Purple Section)
Mon AM Luadtke, Clune  Rockridge Retirement Community Library, Northampton