Upcoming Events

Wed
Apr 05
2017

Learning from Legends: Ronn Guidi in conversation with Margaret Jenkins

Ronn Guidi will talk about his work with the Oakland Ballet, working with such giants as Bronislava and Kira Nijinska and Massine to meticulously recreate the great Diaghelev ballets.

Wed
Apr 12
2017

Learning from Legends: Bill Somerville in conversation with Margaret Jenkins

Celebrate local legends of the Fourth Age (80 and above) who continue to lead their diverse disciplines. Bill Somerville, “maverick” philanthropist, in conversation with Margaret Jenkins of the Margaret Jenkins Dance Company.

Wed
Apr 19
2017

Learning from Legends: artist Bella Feldman in conversation with Margaret Jenkins

Celebrate local legends of the Fourth Age (80 and above) who continue to lead their diverse disciplines. Artist Bella Feldman in conversation with Margaret Jenkins of the Margaret Jenkins Dance Company.

Highlighted Courses

Tue
Mar 28
2017

The United States as a Pacific Power

The United States is often thought of as an Atlantic-facing power because of its close linguistic, cultural, economic and historical ties to Europe. But the United States is also a major regional power in the Asia Pacific.

Thu
Mar 30
2017

The Silk Road: Asian Art Then and Now

For more than 2,000 years, the Silk Road carried more than commercial goods through Asia: it was an instrument of globalization before the term was coined. Understand the role that the Silk Road played in transporting commercial goods, religions, cultures, and the arts across the continent.

Thu
Apr 06
2017

Motown (1960–72)

Through lectures, slide shows, CDs, videos, and live music, this course will concentrate on the people who started, nurtured, and established the Motown label as the driving force behind American popular music at that time.