Spring 2021 Term

Classes begin March 29 and conclude May 7 (6 weeks)
Registration: March 15-26, 2021

Spring 2021 Course Descriptions

Class Location Online via ZOOM
Date Time
MONDAY 8:30 - 10:00 am How Winston Churchill Changed the World
Jim Barber and Herb Shivers
Writing Our Lives
Terry Ley and Cathy Buckhalt
10:15 - 11:45 am Introduction to Art History: From Dürer to David and Delacroix
Anne Leader
Great Masters: Robert and Clara Schumann
Jane Brown
Getting Comfortable in the Digital World
Sonny Dawsey
12:45 - 2:15 pm The Life of Birds
David Newton
East Asian Politics and US Policy
Lawrence Grinter
Chinese Brush Painting
Dong Shang
12:30 - 2:00 pm
2:30 - 4:00 pm The Great Influenza: Three Disciplinary Perspectives
Larry Gerber, Mary Ann Rygiel, and Ken Nusbaum
Staying Active - Shorter Hikes at Chewacla State Park
Harold Bruner
2:45 – 4:45 pm
Line Dancing
Betsy Keown
2:30 – 3:30 pm
AUMC portico

Class Location Online via ZOOM
Monday, April 19
Tuesday, April 20
Wednesday, April 21
2:30 – 4:00 pm
Media Savvy and Book Smart: Auburn University Library Orientation
Tommy Brown, Juliet Rumble, Todd Shipman, and Jaena Alabi

Class Location Online via ZOOM
Date Time
TUESDAY 8:30 - 10:00 am Poetry Writing: Models from 6 Contemporary Poets
Ken Autrey and Wendy Cleveland
Birding Basics
Bill Deutsch
Meet at Sunny Slope unless instructed otherwise
10:15 - 11:45 am Children of World War II Tell Their Families’ Stories
Frank Broz
12:45 - 2:15 pm Evolving Technology and Humanity in the 21st Century
John Frandsen
Your Health Care Advocate
Keith Campagna
2:30 - 4:00 pm Europe in the Middle Ages, Part III
Joseph Kicklighter
Whatever Happened to Folk Music? Part III
Mike Reinke

Class Location Online via ZOOM
Date Time
WEDNESDAY 8:30 - 10:00 am Bookends SIG
Cathy Buckhalt
10:15 - 11:45 am Spring Mysteries
Margaret Kouidis, Ellen Sherling, Mary Burkhart, Marnie Leonard, and Harold Bruner
12:00 - 1:00 pm BROWN BAGS
2:30 - 4:00 pm Connect with Nature in Alabama with the iNaturalist App
Mike Akins

Wednesday Brown Bag Lunch & Lecture Series
12:00 – 1:00 pm on Facebook Live

April 7 Sarah Wolak presents Five months in the Green Tunnel: a thru-hiker’s journey on the Appalachian Trail
April 28 Che Ka presents Research Expedition to the Antarctic and Perspectives from an Auburn Graduate Student
May 5 Mike and Judith Ballard present Building an Experimental Aircraft

Class Location Online via ZOOM
THURSDAY Nietzche, Wagner and the Origins of Post-Truth
Jay West
8:30 – 10:00 am
Strolling Leisurely Toward an Understanding of the Structure of Sucrose
Peter Livant
2:30 – 4:00 pm
Hiking SIG
Harold Bruner
9:00 – 4:00 pm

Last Updated: March 11, 2021