Upcoming Events

Tue
Sep 08
2015

Berkeley Open House

Learn more about OLLI's courses, lectures, and social programming and hear directly from the faculty about the courses and workshops they will be teaching.

Doors open at 9:30 a.m., program begins at 10:00 a.m. No need to RSVP!

Complimentary coffee.

Thu
Sep 10
2015

Lafayette Info Session

Meet Lafayette faculty and OLLI members and learn about the courses and workshops offered in Lafayette and Berkeley in the coming term.

Tech law attorney (and OLLI instructor) Eric Sinrod will also give a talk entitled "The Internet - Privacy Lost?"

Highlighted Courses

Wed
Jun 03
2015

Turn, Turn, Turn: Rock’n Roll Road Trip, Part 2

This course is Part Two of our rock and roll road trip, covering the period 1965-75. "California Dreamin" describes how LA became ground zero for folk-rock, the mecca of country-rock, and the center of pop rock: featuring the Wrecking Crew, the Beach Boys and the Mamas and Papas.

Thu
Jun 04
2015

Space and Place in Asian American Literature

This course analyzes metaphors of space and place in selected works of Asian American literature and cultural production. We will discuss the ways authors work with space as racially bordered, legislated history, lived experience, internalized existential panic, and literary tropes.

Thu
Jun 04
2015

Russia: Contemporary Issues

Where is Russia headed? Is it moving toward a harsh form of authoritarianism or something else? How may we understand the regime that President Vladimir Putin is constructing in Russia? How, if at all, is Russia’s Soviet past shaping its current politics?