Fall Seminars

Registration for the fall 2015 seminars is now open. Seminars are for 5CLIR members only. To become a member, either join or renew your 5CLIR membership online or complete a paper membership application and mail with your check to 5CLIR.

Although you may register for seminars right up to the start of the semester, if you wish to ensure a place, or to be included in a possible lottery, you need to register early! To be included in a lottery (if one is needed for your first-choice seminar), your registration must be received in the office by 1:00 pm on Monday, May 18th. Please register for fall seminars online or mail paper form to 5CLIR office.

Seminars begin the week of Monday, September 28th and end the week of Thursday, December 10th (snow day, December 17th) unless otherwise specified.

Click the seminar title to see additional information.

MONDAY MORNING (10:00 – 12:00 unless otherwise specified)

Hard-Boiled Crime Fiction: the Invention of a Genre – Waiting List

The Immigrants – Waiting List

Your Past and Present Memories

MONDAY AFTERNOON (1:30 – 3:30 unless otherwise specified)

Biographies of the Leaders of the American Revolutionary War – Waiting List

The Emergence of Life – Waiting List

Reading to Explore the Valley & the Berkshires – Waiting List

Watercolor Class

Writing to Remember – Blue Section – Waiting List

TUESDAY MORNING (9:30 – 11:30 unless otherwise specified)

1,000 Foods to Eat Before You Die – Waiting List

Public Health, Private Rights

The Silk Roads, the World’s First Globalization [Seminar meets 10:15–12:15] – Waiting List

TUESDAY AFTERNOON (2:00 – 4:00 unless otherwise specified)

Broadway Musicals – Waiting List

Plants: From Mosses to Mistletoes

WEDNESDAY MORNING (10:00 – 12:00 unless otherwise specified)

Food in Contemporary America [Seminar meets 9:30–11:30] – Cancelled

From Personal Narrative to Public Issues – Waiting List

People Who Changed America – Waiting List

Oscar Wilde: Troubled Genius

WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON ( 1:30 – 3:30 unless otherwise specified)

Big Bands of the 30’s and 40’s – Cancelled

Ernest Hemingway – the Man, the Myth, and the Work [September 30 to December 1] – Waiting List

“In Wildness is the Preservation of the World”: Classics of American Nature Writing – Waiting List

Poetry Out Loud [Seminar meets 2:00–4:00]

Reading the Stories of Andrea Barrett

THURSDAY MORNING (9:30 – 11:30 unless otherwise specified)

Presidents at the Law’s Edge – Waiting List

Thieves of State: Why Corruption Threatens Global Security – Waiting List

Writing to Remember – Red section – Waiting List

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