2019 Spring Seminars

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Course# Seminar Title Day/Time Moderator(s) Location
19SAF 19SAF Appalachian Food THU AM K. van Geel, N. Scott Members’ Homes (TBA)
19SAR 19SAR The Age of Reason THU PM R. Hamilton Smith College, Dewey Hall Common
19SBO 19SBO Boston 1919; A Tumultuous Year MON PM R. Szlosek Lathrop Easthampton, Mt. Tom Room
19SDD 19SDD Dealing with Dying and Death MON AM J. Ballantine Applewood in Amherst, Meeting Room
19SEE 19SEE The Elizabethan Era TUE AM P.Tillona Smith College, Campus Center, Room 204
19SEH 19SEH European Destiny & the Hapsburgs WED AM B. Buxton, A. Armstrong UMass University w/o Walls, Hadley
19SFD 19SFD FDR’s Supporting Cast TUE PM T. va Geel, N. Novik Smith College, Lilly Hall, Room 308
19SGO 19SGO For the Love of Golf MON AM F. Bogin Rockridge Retirement Community, Northampton, lower level
19SHI 19SHI History and Culture of Iran WED PM J. Harvey Wesley United Methodist Church, Hadley
19SHP 19SHP Humanity’s Past WED PM J. Averill Smith College, Campus Center, Room 102
19SIP 19SIP The Imperial Presidency MON AM G. Fisher Smith College, Campus Center, Room 102
19SLE 19SLE Language and Evolution THU AM K. Campbell UMass University w/o Walls, Hadley
19SLM 19SLM The Lure of Mars WED AM M. Hanner, D. Rosenthal Applewood in Amherst, The Tavern (room change)
19SMA 19SMA 1800’s Massachusetts Architecture WED PM L. Honan Loomis Village Conference Room, South Hadley
19SME 19SME Medical Ethical Issues MON AM P. Berman, M. Rosner Unitarian Universalist Society, Conference Room, Amherst
19SPO 19SPO The Popes TUE AM D. Poli, F. Davis UMass Transit Center, Amherst
19STM 19STM Techniques of Memoir Writing MON PM D. Bentley, N. Denig Amherst College, Converse Hall, Porter Lounge
19SVB 19SVB Victorian Britain TUE AM J. Harvey Smith College, Dewey Hall Common
19SWB 19SWB Writing to Remember (Blue) MON PM H. Lewin, C. Jolly Lilly Library, reading Room, Florence
19SWP 19SWP Writing to Remember (Purple) TUE PM I. Luadtke, F. Taylor Rockridge Retirement Community, Northampton, lower level
19SWR 19SWR Writing to Remember (Red) THU AM E. Peck, C. Porter Grace Episcopal Church, Amherst
19SWS 19SWS Wallace Stegner TUE PM B. Reitt, J. McKelvey Smith College, Dewey Hall Common
19SWT 19SWT What are We Tasting? Merlot? Brie? TUE PM C. Barker, M. Bridegam Amherst Woman’s Club