Winter Term Poster

Our Winter Courses

Registration is now open! We are excited to offer nearly 20 in-person and online courses starting the week of January 17, including explorations of climate change, race and European art, American opera, the Kennedy dynasty, high modernist poetry, China and India, the Fab Four and the Stones, and much (much) more.

Click on the "learn more" buttons for course desciptions, faculty bios, course fees, registration links and other important details. You may also download our winter brochure for a more leisurely, offline view of what's available.


Exclusively for Members

You must be an OLLI @Berkeley member to register for courses. Explore member benefits and types as well as information about our fee assistance program


Join Us! Winter Showcase, October 29

All are welcome to join us for our Winter Showcase on Friday, October 29, at 1 PM (PT) — a fun and lively opportunity to hear directly from faculty about their upcoming courses. This event is free and open to all. RSVP here to attend. 


Courses Update
  • iPhoneography is fully enrolled.
  • Five Personal Pieces: Experimenting with Autobiography is fully enrolled.
  • Unfortunately, we aren't able to maintain a waitlist for either course. 

Live In-Person and Online Courses

Tuesday

Starts January 18

10:00am - 12:00pm PT

The Invention of Tomorrow

Tamim Ansary
In Person (+ livestream & recorded)
10:00am - 12:00pm PT

Writing a Legacy Letter

Sara Orem
In Person Only
1:00pm - 3:00pm PT

I Hear America Singing: Adventures in American Opera

Clifford "Kip" Cranna
In Person + Livestream
1:00pm - 3:00pm PT

iPhoneography

Laura (Yoni) Mayeri
Livestream Only
Wednesday

Starts January 19

9:30am - 11:00am PT

Alvar Aalto: An Architect Designing in Nature

Pierluigi Serraino
Livestream + Recorded
9:30am - 11:00am PT

Cooking with Winter Produce

Linda Carucci
Livestream + Recorded
12:00pm - 1:30pm PT

Human Impacts of Global Climate Change

Kenneth Verosub
Livestream + Recorded
2:30pm - 4:00pm PT

Global Lens: The International Documentary

Michael Fox
Livestream + Recorded
2:30pm - 4:00pm PT
Thursday

Starts January 20

1:00pm - 3:00pm PT
1:00pm - 3:00pm PT

The Kennedy Dynasty

Mick Chantler
In Person (+ livestream & recorded)

Starts January 27

10:00am - 12:00pm PT

China and India: A Tale of Two Superpowers

Darren Zook
In Person (+ livestream & recorded)
Monday

Starts January 24

10:00am - 12:00pm PT

Race and European Art

Letha Ch'ien
Livestream + Recorded
10:00am - 12:00pm PT

Shored Against Our Ruin: High Modernist Poetry

Stephanie Wells
Livestream Only
1:00pm - 3:00pm PT

Botanic Illustration in Colored Pencil

Jennifer Linderman
Livestream Only

Pre-Recorded "Encore" Courses

Encore Watch Starting first day of term

Encore

Faith in Politics

Darren Zook
Encore

Putin’s Russia

George Breslauer
Encore