Odyssey – Fall Semester 2021 Programs

Odyssey program is a series of non-credit courses from the Hopkins Lifelong Learning geared towards alumni, students, staff/faculty, and other Hopkins affiliates. If you want to learn more about Odessey, visit their website at https://advanced.jhu.edu/academics/lifelong-learning/odyssey/.

Here are programs for the Fall 2021 semester.

S. N. Goenka’s Influence on Harari’s 21 Lessons for the 21st Century

Presenter: Dr. Jerry Webster
Date: Tuesdays beginning 9/14 @ 6:30 PM ET (4 sessions)
Virtual
Register here: https://events.jhu.edu/form/https-www-amazon-com-s-n-goenka-

iPhone Photography Basics

Presenter: Karen Klinedinst
Date: Wednesdays beginning 9/15 @ 7:00 PM ET (6 sessions)
Virtual + in person class
Register here: https://events.jhu.edu/form/iphone-photography-basics-

Nature and Imagination

Presenter: Dr. George Scheper A&S Faculty
Date: Tuesdays beginning 9/21 @ 6:30 PM ET (5 sessions)
Virtual
Register here: https://events.jhu.edu/form/nature-and-imagination

Elements of Creative Writing

Presenter: Barbara Morrison
Date: Wednesdays beginning 9/22 @ 6:30 PM ET (10 sessions)
Virtual
Register here: https://events.jhu.edu/form/elements-of-creative-writing

King Arthur and the Holy Grail in Myth and History

Presenter: Dr. Robert Baer
Date: Wednesdays beginning 9/22 @ 6:30 PM ET (2 sessions)
Virtual
Register here: https://events.jhu.edu/form/king-arthur-and-the-holy-grail-i

What is the Italian Renaissance? The Confluence of History, Art, and Literature

Presenter: Dr. Ori Soltes
Date: Wednesday beginning 9/29 @ 6:30 PM ET (1 session)
Virtual
Register here: https://events.jhu.edu/form/what-is-the-italian-renaissance-

Georgia O’Keeffe: The Mother of American Modernism

Presenter: Dr. Joseph Cassar
Date: Mondays beginning 10/4 @ 6:30 PM ET (6 sessions)
Virtual
Register here: https://events.jhu.edu/form/georgia-o-keeffe-the-mother-of-a

Writing Your Novel

Presenter: Tracy Gold
Date: Mondays beginning 10/4 @ 6:30 PM ET (10 sessions)
Virtual
Register here: https://events.jhu.edu/form/writing-your-novel-

Survey of the Grandest Theories in Physics

Presenter: Dr. Forrest Hall
Date: Mondays beginning 10/4 @ 7:00 PM ET (6 sessions)
Virtual
Register here: https://events.jhu.edu/form/survey-of-the-grandest-theories-

Improving Writing Using a “Sentence Composing Approach”

Presenter(s): Don and Jenny Killgallon
Date: Tuesdays beginning 10/5 @ 6:30 PM ET (5 sessions)
Virtual
Register here: https://events.jhu.edu/form/improving-writing-using-a-senten

Teetering on the Brink of Demise: Reevaluating US Democracy

Presenter: José López-González
Date: Wednesdays beginning 10/6 @ 7:00 PM ET (6 sessions)
Virtual
Register here: https://events.jhu.edu/form/-teetering-on-the-brink-of-demis

Archaeology and Climate Change in the Americas

Presenter: John Hessler
Date: Thursdays beginning 10/7 @ 6:30 PM ET (4 sessions)
Virtual
Register here: https://events.jhu.edu/form/archaeology-and-climate-change-i

Mini-Academy | The Mind of Italy: Defining “Italianness” and the Italian Contribution to Civilization

Presenter: Dr. Ori Soltes
Date: Saturday beginning 10/9 @ 10:00 AM ET (1-all day session)
TBD
Register here: https://events.jhu.edu/form/mini-academy-the-mind-of-italy-d

Great Writers in Small Doses: The Short Story

Presenter: Dr. Lynne Agress
Date: Mondays beginning 10/18 @ 6:30 PM ET (6 sessions)
Virtual
Register here: https://events.jhu.edu/form/great-writers-in-small-doses-the

The Threat Posed by the Spread of Nuclear Weapons

Presenter: Dr. Steven David A&S Faculty
Date: Thursday beginning 10/28 @ 6:00 PM ET (1 session)
TBD
Register here: https://events.jhu.edu/form/the-threat-posed-by-the-spread-o

Fundamentals of Photography

Presenter: Lewis Katz
Date: Wednesdays beginning 10/20 @ 7:00 PM ET (5 sessions)
Virtual + in person class
Register here: https://events.jhu.edu/form/fundamentals-of-photography

Great Courtroom Dramas

Presenter: Mark Lapadula
Date: Thursdays beginning 10/21 @ 7:00 PM ET (2 sessions)
Virtual
Register here: https://events.jhu.edu/form/great-courtroom-dramas

MINI ACADEMY | “Annapolis and the 240th Anniversary of the Battle of Yorktown- British, American, and French Perspectives

Presenter: Mark Croatti
Date: Saturday beginning 10/30 @ 9:00 AM ET (1-all day session)
TBD
Register here: https://events.jhu.edu/form/mini-academy-annapolis-and-the-2

COMING SOON…

The Beatles’ White Album: How It Was Made

Presenter: Reed Hessler
Date: Mondays beginning 10/25 @ 6:30 PM ET (4 sessions)
Virtual
Course details: https://events.jhu.edu/form/the-beatles-white-album-how-it-w

The New Deal and the Supreme Court: Law, Politics and Packing the Court

Presenter: Senior Judge Stephen J. Sfekas
Date: TBD
Virtual

Writing from Personal Experience

Presenter: Margaret Osburn
Date: TBD
Virtual

Reach out to Vicky Schneider (vschneider@jhu.edu) or Bada Hebron (bhebron@jhu.edu) with any questions or suggestions for future Odyssey programs. Learn about other Hopkins Lifelong Learning opportunities on Reimagine.

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