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Class Materials Archive

Summer 2017

Exploring America's Foodways
June 19     June 21     June 26

Mindfulness for Brain Health
Week 1    
Week 2     Body Scan     Mediation 1     Meditation 2
Week 4     Meditation 1  

Regional Wines of France
Glossary of Wines     Guide of Sommeliers

 

Spring 2017

Developing Moral Intelligence
Presentations: Wk 1, Wk 2, Wk 3, Wk 4, Wk 5, Wk 6

Handouts: Wk 2, Wk 3, Wk 4, Wk 5

From the Moon to the Edge of the Visible Universe
Presentations: Wk 1, Wk 2, Wk 3

Gay Then, Gay Now
Presentation: Wk 6

Great Decisions - Brentwood
Week 2:    1    2    3
Week 4:   1    2    3
Week 6:    1    2    3    4    5
Week 7:   1
Week 8:   1
General handouts: 1   2   3   4   5  

Great Decisions Nashville
Presentations: Wk1
Handouts for Week 6   1   2   3
Handouts for week 7: 1

Understanding Disorders of the Brain and Spinal Cord
Presentations: Wk 1, Wk 2, Wk 3, Wk 4, Wk 5, Wk6

 Winter 2017

Cuba and the United States

Week 1, Week 2, Week 3, Week 5, Week 6

Exercise: The Fight Against Aging

Week 1, Week 2, Week 3, Week 4, Week 5, Week 6

Food for a New Century

Week 1, Week 2, Week 3

Intellectual Sampler

Week 1, Week 2, Week 4

Nashville: The New Tin Pan Alley

Week 1, Week 2, Week 3, Week 4, Week 5, Week 6

 The Pen and the Sword

Week 1, Week 2, Week 3, Week 4, Week 5, Week 6

STRONG INSIDE

Week 1

Summer 2016

Election 2016

Week 1, Week 2, Week 3, Week 4

Jazz History and Appreciation

Week 2, Jazz Around Nashville

Otherness and the Italian Immigrant Experience

Week 1, Week 2, Week 3, Week 4, Week 5

Racism and Incarceration in the United States

Week 1, Week 5, Suggested Readings

The Sound and the Fury: Controversial Presidential Elections

Week 1, Bibliography

The U.S. Women's Movement

Resource List

You Can Do I.T.

Week 1, Week 2, Week 3, Week 4, Week 5

Summer 2016

Juxtaposition of Flavors
Class 1, Class 2, Class 3, Class 4, Class 5

Health and Wellness Seminar
Day 1, Day 2, Day 3, Day 4

Spring 2016

Intellectual Sampler
Schedule

Guns: An American Obsession
Syllabus, Week 1, Week 2, Week 3, Week 4

Culture in Transition: The Cherokee in Middle Tennessee
Syllabus, Week 1 Presentation, Week 1 Handout A,
Week 1 Handout B 
Week 2 Presentation, Week 2 Handout
Week 3 Presentation, Week 3 Handout
Week 4 Presentation, Week 4 Handout
Week 5 Presentation, Week 5 Handout
Week 6 Presentation

More than Mr. Darcy: The Novels of Jane Austen
Week 1, Week 2, Week 3, Week 4, Week 5, Week 6

Judaism in Six Words
The Six Words, Judaism Next Card

The Truth & Reconciliation Process in South Africa
Weeks 1 and 2, Week 3

Shakespeare Across the Centuries
Week 1, Week 2 Presentation, Week 2 Handout, Week 3 Presentation, Week 3 Handout, Week 4 Presentation, Week 5 Presentation, Week 5 Handout, Week 6 Presentation, Week 6 Handout

Great Decisions (Nashville)
Week 1 Discussion Slides, Week 2 Discussion Notes, Week 4 Discussion Notes, US Dept of Ed Article, Great Decisions Winter 2016 Update

 

Winter 2016

Rhythm & Blues Tore Down the Walls of Segregation 
Syllabus

Understanding Disorders of the Brain and Spinal Cord
Week 1, Week 2, Week 3, Week 4, Week 5, Week 6

A Survey of the Political History of the United States: Tennessee Influences in American Government 
Week 1, Week 2, Week 3, Week 4, Week 5, Week 6

What Makes You Sick?
Syllabus

Language and Culture
Selected Bibliography, Course Notes, Course Slides

Climate Change Literature: A New Fictional Genre about a Real Problem
Syllabus

Race Issues in WWII Films
Selected Filmography, Bibliography

Intellectual Sampler
Monuments in Washington, DC 
Why Washington Won't Work
America's Incarceration Problem and What to Do About It
PlayFULL Life: Slowing Down & Seeking Peace
Recreating the Big Band in a Laboratory

Celebrating Shakespeare
2016 Shakespeare Events, Shakespeare Performances at the Ryman