Fall 2021 Term

September 13 - November 5
Registration Opens: August 16, 2021


Fall 2021 Course Descriptions


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Fall 2021 Course Grid


Fall 2021 Brown Bag



Class Location Sunny Slope Annex Pebble Hill Zoom Only OLLI Shares
Date Time
MONDAY 8:30 - 10:00 am Shorter Hikes at Chewacla State Park
Harold Bruner
9:00 – 11:30 am
Meet at Chewacla
In-person only
    How Winston Churchill Changed the World
Jim Barber and Herb Shivers
ZOOM only
UA – Opera: Verismo o Contemporary - 1900 to 2020
Elizabeth Aversa
9:00 - 10:15 am
ZOOM only
Writing Our Lives
Terry Ley and Cathy Buckhalt
ZOOM only
10:15 - 11:45 am Learning Spanish: How to Understand and Speak a New Language, Level I, Part I
Sylvia Cooke
Classroom only
The Science of Energy
Don Baker
Classroom only
Writing Poetry: Why, What, and How
Ken Autrey
Zoom only
The Concerto
Jane Brown
ZOOM only
 
12:45 - 2:15 pm   East Asian Politics and U.S. Policy
Lawrence Grinter
Classroom only
Wild Alabama: The Secret Life of Trees
Anne Randle
Classroom only
Getting Comfortable in the Digital World – Applications
Sonny Dawsey and Jack Rogers
ZOOM Only
 
2:30 - 4:00 pm     AU – Wild Alabama: The Wild Places of Alabama
Carolyn Carr
Classroom, ZOOM, Facebook Live
The Physics of History
Charlotte Ward
ZOOM only
 

Class Location Sunny Slope Annex Pebble Hill Zoom Only OLLI Shares
Date Time
TUESDAY 8:30 - 10:00 am Wild Alabama: Alabama Landscape Photography
Rebecca Long
Classroom only
Unsung Heroes of World War II in Europe
John Parr
Classroom only
The Blue Revolution: Aquaculture’s Role in Feeding the World
David Cline and Stan Arrington
Classroom only
   
10:15 - 11:45 am Fall Mysteries
Julie Strong
Classroom only
AU – Wild Alabama: Ancient Life in Alabama
Bill Deutsch
10:30 am - Noon
Classroom, ZOOM
Explore the World with AU OLLI through Art, Culture and History
Elizabeth I. Quansah
Classroom only
   
12:45 - 2:15 pm   Fall Mysteries
Harold Bruner
Classroom, ZOOM
Architectural Insights One
Phillip Fretwell
Classroom Only
  UAH – Chinese Art History: East Meets West
Debbie West
9/28 - 11/2 | 1:15 – 2:45 pm
ZOOM only
UA – The Founders: Famous and Forgotten
Richard Rhone
1:30 - 2:45 pm
ZOOM
2:30 - 4:00 pm     The Creation of England: from the Romans to the Normans
Joseph Kicklighter
Classroom, Facebook Live
AU – Whatever Happened to Folk Music, Part IV
Mike Reinke
ZOOM only

Wild Alabama: The Guide to Birding in North America
David Newton
ZOOM only
 

    Annex Zoom Only
WEDNESDAY Wild Alabama: Discovering Natural Beauty in the Heart of Auburn
Morgan Pendergrass and Patrick Thompson
9/22 – 10/13 | 9:00 – 10:30 am
Classroom only
The Davis Arboretum
The Columbian Exchange
Rod Rodriguez-Kabana
9:00 – 10:30 am
Classroom only
UAH – World War I: The Theaters of War
John Mason and Tennent Lee
9/15 – 10/20 | 10:30 am – noon
ZOOM only
Line Dancing for Beginner and Intermediate
Betsy Keown and Wanda Knight
10:15 – 11:00 am
Classroom only
Town Creek Park Pavilion
September 22 - November 3 (seven weeks)
Connect with Nature in Alabama with the iNaturalist App
Mike Akins
2:30 – 4:00 pm
Classroom, ZOOM
Shakespeare's Early Comedies
Joseph Harrison
12:45 – 2:15 pm
ZOOM only

Brown Bag Lunch and Learn: Wild Alabama Series
Wednesdays | 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

September 15 at Pebble Hill Maggie Johnston and Janice Barrett present Get Wild Alabama!
September 22 at Pebblie Hill Elicio Winds presents an Alabama focused concert
September 29 at Pebble Hill Sarah Wolak presents Native and Invasive Plants
October 6 at Pebble Hill Gary Mullen presents Bioluminescent Insect Larvae of Dismals Canyon, AL
October 13 at Pebble Hill Tina Mozelle Braziel presents The Shape of the Branch: How Waterways Inspire an Alabama Writer
October 20 at Pebble Hill Hayward Warren presents The Pinhoti Trail of the Talledega Mountains
October 27 at Pebble Hill Mary Ann Rygiel presents Wilderness in Literature
November 3 at Pebble Hill Anne Bailey presents Forest Bathing

  Multiple Locations Annex Zoom Only OLLI Shares
THURSDAY Staying Active: Day Hiking
Harold Bruner
8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Meet at Sunny Slope
Wild Alabama: Advanced Acrylic Painting – Study of the Masters
Rebecca Long
9:00 – 11:00 am
Classroom only
Russian History Through the Eyes of the Artists
Jay West
9:00 – 11:00 am | ZOOM
 
Auburn’s Technology Park Tour
Tim Beasley and Amy Brabham
November 4
9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Meeting location TBD
  Wild Alabama: Shinrin Yoku Forest Bathing Origins and Benefits
Anne Bailey
10:30 – 11:45 am
9/16 – 10/21 | ZOOM only
 
 
  Wild Alabama: Introduction to Acrylic Painting of Alabama Landscapes
Rebecca Long
12:00 – 2:00 pm
Classroom only
Conservatives and Liberals, Not Conservatives vs Liberals
Mike Berkowitz
12:45 – 2:45 pm
Collaborative course with York County Senior College
ZOOM
UA – Iceland-The Land of Fire and Ice
Anthony Davolos
9/16 - 10/7 | 12:00 - 1:15 pm

Class Location OLLI Shares
Date Time
FRIDAY 8:30 - 10:00 am UAH – Dolly Parton: More Than a Cup of Ambition
Nancy Darnell
9/17 – 10/15 | 8:30 – 10:00 am
ZOOM only

OLLI Shares
  Auburn Alabama Huntsville
Monday Wild Places in Alabama
Carolyn Carr
2:30 – 4:00 pm
Pebble Hill, ZOOM, Facebook Live
Opera: Verismo o Contemporary - 1900 to 2020
Elizabeth Aversa
9:00 - 10:15 am
ZOOM only
 
Tuesday Ancient Life in Alabama
Bill Deutsch
10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Sunny Slope Annex and ZOOM
The Founders: Famous and Forgotten
Richard Rhone
1:30 - 2:45 pm
ZOOM only
Chinese Art History: East Meets West
Debbie West
Sept. 28; Oct. 5, 12, 19, 26; Nov. 2
1:15 – 2:45 pm
ZOOM only
Whatever Happened to Folk Music, Part IV
Mike Reinke
2:30 – 4:00 pm
ZOOM only
Wednesday     World War I: The Theaters of War
John Mason and Tennent Lee
Sept. 15, 22, 29; Oct. 6, 13, 20
10:30 am – 12:00 pm
ZOOM only
Thursday   Iceland - The Land of Fire and Ice
Anthony Davolos
Sept. 16, 23, 30; Oct. 7
12:00 - 1:15 pm
ZOOM only
 
Friday     Dolly Parton: More Than a Cup of Ambition
Nancy Darnell
Sept. 17, 24; Oct. 1, 8, 15
8:30 – 10:00 am
ZOOM only

Last Updated: September 16, 2021