Drew Minicourses: Summer 2018

Drew Minicourses: Summer 2018
Chase Room, Madison Public Library

Co-sponsored: Friends of the Madison Public Library and Drew University
Registration will begin on Tuesday, May 29.

Looking and Thinking Outside the Box: Three exhibits in New York City you might not have experienced  and four artists  working in unconventional areas
Dr. Barbara Tomlinson
– Interior spaces NYC, Hispanic Society, Chinese Scholar’s Garden at the Met
– Artists: 
Kerry James Marshall, Maurice Sendak, Saul Steinberg and Faig Ahmed
Mondays: 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm; June 25, July 2, 9, 16 and 23 (Note start time of 1 pm)

The Reformation at 500: a study of the Political, Religious and Intellectual Climate from 1500 to The Council of Trent
Dr. David Cowell
Tuesdays: 10 am – 12:00 pm; June 26, ?July 3, 10, 17, 24 and ?July 31 (Note: Students will vote at first class on attending July 3.)

Musicals on Film
Dr. Robert Butts
Week 1 – Show Boat/Oklahoma; Week 2. Carousel/The King and I; Week 3.  West Side Story/Gypsy; Week 4. Fiddler on the Roof/The Sound of Music; Week 5. Cabaret/Phantom of the Opera
Tuesdays: 1:30 – 3:30 pm; June 26, July 3, 10, 31 and August 7; (Note: No class July 17 or July 24.)

For more information and to register, go to http://www.drewminicourses.org or call Drew University (973) 408-3118.

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Drew Minicourses: Winter/Spring 2018

Held in the Chase Room, Madison Public Library

Co-sponsored by the Friends of the Madison Public Library and Drew University

Registration will begin January 5, 2018. Each course is a five-week, two-hour lecture. $95 per course, $65 for each additional course.

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The Great War and Modern Memory
Dr. William Rogers
Five Mondays: January 29, February 5, 12, 19, 26   1:30-3:30 pm

Natural Beauty and the Appreciation of Natural Environments
Dr. Erik Anderson
Five Tuesdays: Jan 30, February 6, 13, 20, 27   10 am-12 pm

Exploring Beethoven
Dr. Robert Butts

Five Tuesdays: January 30, February 6, 13, 20, 27 1:30-3:30 pm

Great Leaders and Political Ideas from Ancient Greece and Rome
Dr. John Lenz
Five Wednesdays: January 31, February 7, 14, 21, 28   10 am-12 pm

Music from the Films of Alfred Hitchcock
Dr. Robert Butts
Five Tuesdays: April 3, 10, 17, 24; May 1   1:30-3:30 pm

Using Poetry as Access to the Universal
Dr. Sean Nevin
Five Wednesdays: April 4, 11, 18, 25; May 2   1:30-3:30 pm

For more information and to register, go to http://www.drewminicourses.org or call Drew University (973) 408-3118.

Drew Minicourses: Fall 2017

Registration is open for four fall courses that will begin the last week of September.

Held in the Chase Room, Madison Public Library

Co-sponsored by the Friends of the Madison Public Library and Drew University

  • A New Era for American Foreign Policy, Dr. Douglas Simon (Mondays at 1:30 pm, September 25; October 2, 9, 16, 23)
  • Challenges To Democratic Politics in America, Dr. Perry Leavell (Tuesdays at 1:30 pm, September 26, October 3, 10, 24, 31 – No class Oct 17)
  • New Jersey at 350+:  A Survey of New Jersey’s History, Dr. David Cowell (Wednesdays at 10 am, September 27, October 4, 11, 18, 25)
  • Giacomo Puccini, Dr. Robert Butts (Wednesdays at 1:30 pm, September 27; October 4, 11, 18; November 8 – No class Oct 25 and Nov 1)

For further information and to register, go to http://www.drewminicourses.org or call Drew University (973) 408-3118.

Drew Minicourses: Summer 2017

Registration is open for three summer courses that will begin the last week of June.

Held in the Chase Room, Madison Public Library

Co-sponsored by the Friends of the Madison Public Library and Drew University

  • “Globalization, Migration and the Refugee Crises” by Jonathan Golden, PhD (Five Tuesdays: June 27, July 11, 18, 25, August 1; 10 am – 12 Noon)
  • “Leonard Bernstein and American Music” by Robert Butts (Five Tuesdays: June 27, July 11, 18, 25, August 1; 1:30 – 3:30 p.m.)
  • “Morris County, USA: A Living Tapestry” by Jim DelGiudice (Five Thursdays: June 29, Jul 6, 13, 27, Aug 3; 1:30 – 3:30 p.m. No class July 20)

For further information and to register, go to http://www.drewminicourses.org or call Drew University (973) 408-3118.

Drew Minicourses: Winter/Spring 2017

Drew Minicourses: Winter/Spring 2017

Held in the Chase Room, Madison Public Library

Co-sponsored by the Friends of the Madison Public Library and Drew University

  • Aesthetics and the Philosophy of Art by Eric Anderson (Wednesdays, 10 am to Noon; Jan 25, Feb 1, Feb 8, Feb 15, Feb 22)
  • Va Pensiero – The Operas of Giuseppe Verdi by Robert Butts (Wednesdays, 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm; Jan 25, Feb 1, Feb 8, Feb 15, Feb 22)
  • In Search of a Visual Language: Digital Photography and Social Media in the 21st Century by Jim DelGiudice (Mondays, 10 am to Noon; Jan 30, Feb 6, Feb 13, Feb 27, March 6)
  • Great Art Exhibitions You Might Have Missed by Barbara Tomlinson (Mondays, 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm; Jan 30, Feb 6, Feb 13, Feb 20, Feb 27)
  • The Politics of Ireland from Easter Sunday to the Celtic Tiger by David Cowell (Tuesdays, 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm; April 4, 11, 18, 25, May 2)
  • The 60’s & the Vietnam War in America by James Carter (Wednesdays, 10 am to Noon; April 5, 12, 19, April 26, May 3)

For more information and to register, go to http://www.drewminicourses.org