Winter Registration Still Open!

Delve deep into history, film, music, politics, literature, writing, and more in online and in-person courses available to all OLLI @Berkeley members. Learn about membership, including our fee assistance program. Registration will remain open until Friday, Feb. 10, at 4 PM.


A Peek at Spring Courses

Spring registration opens on Monday, Feb. 13, in the morning. That's when you'll be able to view upcoming courses on this page, and sign up. In the meantime, take look at our spring brochure, and start making plans.


Fully Enrolled Winter Courses

Please email the office to be added to the waitlist:

  • How to Write a Legacy Letter

The following courses are fully enrolled and waitlists are now closed:

  • Five Personal Pieces: Building a Memoir
  • iPhoneography (AM and PM)

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Winter 2023 Courses

Tuesday

Starts January 17

10:00am - 12:00pm PT

Bay Area Documentary Filmmakers

Michael Fox
In Person Only
10:00am - 12:00pm PT
Fully Enrolled

iPhoneography (AM)

Laura (Yoni) Mayeri
Livestream Only
1:00pm - 3:00pm PT
Fully Enrolled

iPhoneography (PM)

Laura (Yoni) Mayeri
Livestream Only
1:00pm - 3:00pm PT

Memphis Soul

Peter Elman
In Person + Livestream
1:00pm - 3:00pm PT

The Genocide in California’s Closet

Robert McNally
In Person (+ livestream & recorded)
Wednesday

Starts January 18

9:30am - 11:00am PT

Istanbul: Where East Meets West

Pierluigi Serraino
Livestream + Recorded
10:00am - 12:00pm PT

Six Biblical Conundrums and Science

David Meir-Levi
In Person (+ livestream & recorded)
12:00pm - 1:30pm PT

Dark Westerns of the 1950s

Art Eckstein
Livestream + Recorded
1:00pm - 3:00pm PT

How America Became Great and How it Can Be Again

Michael Baker
In Person (+ livestream & recorded)
2:30pm - 4:00pm PT

Music in the Twentieth Century

Larry London
Livestream Only
2:30pm - 4:00pm PT

The Wisdom of Grief

Lauren Vanett
Livestream Only

Starts January 25

1:00pm - 3:00pm PT
Fully Enrolled

Five Personal Pieces: Building a Memoir

Deborah Lichtman
In Person Only

Starts February 15

9:30am - 11:30am PT

Cooking by the Book

Linda Carucci
Livestream + Recorded
Thursday

Starts January 19

9:30am - 11:00am PT
Fully Enrolled

How to Write a Legacy Letter

Sara Orem
Livestream Only
9:30am - 11:00am PT

Political Discourse in the Twenty-First Century

Darren Zook
Livestream + Recorded
12:00pm - 1:30pm PT
Cancelled

Red Star and the Crescent: Sino-Middle Eastern Relations

Dariush Zahedi
Livestream + Recorded
12:00pm - 1:30pm PT

The Cinema of Agnieszka Holland

Karen Davis
Livestream + Recorded
2:30pm - 4:00pm PT

Boroughs & Barrios: New York City & Los Angeles

Karina Palau
Livestream + Recorded

Starts February 16

9:30am - 11:00am PT

The Art of Politics

Darren Zook
Livestream + Recorded
Monday

Starts January 23

9:30am - 11:30am PT
9:30am - 11:30am PT

San Francisco in Photographs, 1850-2020

Richie Unterberger
Livestream Only
10:00am - 12:00pm PT

Joy of Singing

Lauren Carley
In Person Only
12:00pm - 1:30pm PT

Diving Into the Movies

Harry Chotiner
Livestream + Recorded
2:30pm - 4:30pm PT

The Art of Eldering

Sandra Bass,Belvie Rooks
Livestream + Recorded

Winter 2023 Encore (Pre-Recorded) Courses

Encore Watch Starting first day of term