Coastal Senior College Spring Course Offerings
Thursday, March 16, 2017 2:17 PM
Coastal Senior College (CSC)’s spring classes cover a varied roster of subjects; all classes meet during the daytime in Knox and Lincoln counties.
“Easy Bluegrass Jamming” with instructor Resa Randolph, who teaches guitar, voice and banjo, will meet from 10 a.m. to noon on eight Mondays starting April 3 at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church in Newcastle. Cost is $45.
Antoinette Pimentel will offer “Tenebrism and Chiaroscuro: ‘How a Single Candle Can Both Defy and Define Darkness,’” on the technique of Caravaggio, from 10 a.m. to noon on eight Mondays starting April 10 at Bremen Library.
“Where Are My Keys? A Journey into the Aging Mind,” taught by Paul Somoza and scheduled for Tuesdays in Newcastle, has a class limit of 30 and filled up in the first three days of registration; people may call to be put on a waiting list.
“Editing Techniques: How to Cut and Prune Your Writing,” intended for memoir writers and taught by Caroline Janover, will be held from 3 to 5 p.m. starting Wednesday, April 26 at the Lincoln Home in Newcastle.
“French Impressionism: Mostly Monet,” taught by Jane Roos from 12:30 to 3 p.m. at Bremen Library on five Wednesdays starting May 10, will delve into the origins of the technique and the reasons it evoked critical hostility.
“Ideals of Democracy,” taught by Carmen Lavertu, will trace the history of American democracy and civic engagement, from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. on eight Wednesdays starting April 5 at St. John’s Episcopal Church in Thomaston.
“Hollywood as Ideology,” taught by William Solomon, will examine how movies reaffirm and sometimes revise values of U.S. popular culture; students will watch feature films and critique them on eight Thursdays starting April 6, from 12:30 to 3 p.m. at Camden Public Library.
“Allons Enfants! The French Revolution and the People,” taught by Charmarie Blaisdell, will explore that turbulent time on eight Thursdays starting April 6, from 1 to 4 p.m. in Porter Hall at Skidompha Library in Damariscotta.
In “After Capitalism,” Paul Kando will examine how well the current economic system serves basic human needs of every member of society, from 10 a.m. to noon on six Fridays starting April 7, at University College (URock) in Rockland.
In “Chaucer’s Pilgrims: Their Lives, Many Sins, and Occasional Virtues,” instructor Ann Nesslage will explore the characters’ flawed, bawdy, complex world, from 1 to 3 p.m. on eight Fridays starting April 7 at Bremen Library.
For complete descriptions and to register, visit www.coastalseniorcollege.org; call 596-6906 to register; or stop by Suite 402 at URock, in the Breakwater Building at 91 Camden Street in Rockland.
“When Nomadism Ends: The Fate of Israel’s Bedouin Citizens,” originally listed in the CSC print catalog, will not be offered.