OLLI at FAU's Events (53)

March 4, 2024
Monday
  • The German Virtuosa: Inside the Life and Times of Clara Schumann

  • Mar 4, 2024 from 15:00 to 16:30
  • Location: OLLI at FAU, 777 Glades Rd CEH 31D, Boca Raton, FL 33431, (561) 297-3185
  • Description:

    She was not only a divine pianist, talented composer, and successful teacher but also a mother of eight and the main breadwinner for her family. In the very male-dominated 19th century, German superwoman Clara Schumann did it all while juggling a 61-

  • Created by: OLLI at FAU
  • Tags: #olliboca
March 5, 2024
Tuesday
 
 
  • Celebrating Women Singer-Songwriters of the 60s & 70s

  • Mar 5, 2024 from 16:00 to 17:30
  • Location: OLLI at FAU, 777 Glades Rd CEH 31D, Boca Raton, FL 33431, (561) 297-3185
  • Description:

    The 1960s and 1970s saw an explosion of talent by American women singer-songwriters, from folk, R&B, blues, jazz, pop, country, and rock, including Joni Mitchel, Joan Baez, Aretha Franklin, Carole King, Janis Joplin, Linda Ronstadt, Janis Ian, Carly

  • Created by: OLLI at FAU
  • Tags: #olliboa
March 6, 2024
Wednesday
  • Objection! Current, Contentious, and Confusing Legal Battles

  • Mar 6, 2024 at 10:00 to Mar 27, 2024 at 11:30
  • Location: OLLI at FAU, 777 Glades Rd. Bldg. CEH 31D, Boca Raton, Fl 33431 561-297-3185 olliboca.fau.edu
  • Description:

    TV shows and films about the law make the legal profession seem exciting and glamorous. Discover how real law can be even more stimulating than its dramatic facsimile. This series continues to focus on selected current, highly publicized, volatile, a

  • Created by: OLLI at FAU
  • Tags: law
 
  • George Washington's Remarkable Trip to Barbados

  • Mar 6, 2024 from 12:30 to 14:30
  • Location: OLLI at FAU, 777 Glades Rd CEH 31D, Boca Raton, FL 33431, (561) 297-3185
  • Description:

    How did a young man's visit to a remote Caribbean island alter the course of American history? George Washington left the mainland only once in his lifetime when he sailed to Barbados in 1751. He accompanied his half-brother Lawrence, who had contrac

  • Created by: OLLI at FAU
  • Tags: #olliboca
 
  • Forensic Anthropology: Fact versus Fiction

  • Mar 6, 2024 at 15:00 to Mar 27, 2024 at 16:30
  • Location: OLLI at FAU, 777 Glades Rd. Bldg. CEH 31D, Boca Raton, Fl 33431 561-297-3185 olliboca.fau.edu
  • Description:

    Because of television shows like "Bones," "CSI," and "NCIS," the public is fascinated with forensic anthropology. But what is it really like? In this series, we'll discuss the basic methods that forensic anthropologists use to learn about a person fr

  • Created by: OLLI at FAU
  • Tags: forensic, anthropology
 
  • Music Americana: In Search Of Greatness, Part II

  • Mar 6, 2024 at 15:00 to Mar 27, 2024 at 17:00
  • Location: OLLI at FAU, 777 Glades Rd. Bldg. CEH 31D, Boca Raton, Fl 33431 561-297-3185 olliboca.fau.edu
  • Description:

    From sheer talent, pioneering a new direction, or outselling all their rivals, a few artists are widely regarded as the foremost practitioners of their art. Their work endures through the years, imitated but never surpassed, as part of the soundtrack

  • Created by: OLLI at FAU
  • Tags: music
March 7, 2024
Thursday
  • Science and Human Values

  • Mar 7, 2024 at 10:00 to Mar 28, 2024 at 11:30
  • Location: OLLI at FAU, 777 Glades Rd. Bldg. CEH 31D, Boca Raton, Fl 33431 561-297-3185 olliboca.fau.edu
  • Description:

    In this interactive seminar, participants will examine the critical role that science plays in the development of human values and moral and ethical structures. Ideally, these should be universally applicable, promoting human well-being across cultur

  • Created by: OLLI at FAU
  • Tags: science
 
  • E.T., Phone Home! Are We Alone in the Milky Way?

  • Mar 7, 2024 from 15:00 to 16:30
  • Location: OLLI at FAU, 777 Glades Rd CEH 31D, Boca Raton, FL 33431, (561) 297-3185
  • Description:

    Are we alone? It's such a simple yet profound question. And humanity has been asking it for a long time. We keep inching closer to an answer or, at least, a better estimate of the odds. Using the famed Drake Equation, we'll take a step-by-step look a

  • Created by: OLLI at FAU
  • Tags: #olliboca
March 11, 2024
Monday
March 12, 2024
Tuesday
  • NATO: Past, Present and Future

  • Mar 12, 2024 from 10:00 to 11:30
  • Location: OLLI at FAU, 777 Glades Rd CEH 31D, Boca Raton, FL 33431, (561) 297-3185
  • Description:

    Established in 1949 to safeguard the freedom and security of the North Atlantic Area, NATO served as a collective defense alliance against the Soviet Union. Following the collapse of the Soviet Union, NATO redefined its mission by observing that the

  • Created by: OLLI at FAU
  • Tags: #olliiboca
 
March 13, 2024
Wednesday
  • Masters and Masterpieces Updated Weekly Topics

  • Mar 13, 2024 at 2:00 to May 1, 2024 at 2:00
  • Location: OLLI at FAU, 777 Glades Rd. Bldg. CEH 31D, Boca Raton, Fl 33431 561-297-3185 olliboca.fau.edu
  • Description:

    Many creative artists work with similar themes and ideas, but their resulting art invariably differs. Approaches to subject matter are markedly dissimilar as each artist experiences objects in personal ways, and representations generally echo percept

  • Created by: OLLI at FAU
  • Tags: art
March 14, 2024
Thursday
  • Winston Churchill: A Man for All Seasons

  • Mar 14, 2024 from 10:00 to 11:30
  • Location: OLLI at FAU, 777 Glades Rd. Bldg. CEH 31D, Boca Raton, FL 33431 561-297-3185 olliboca.fau.edu
  • Description:

    Winston Spencer Churchill (1874-1965), Nobel Prize-winning writer, visionary, artist, family man, orator, and politician extraordinaire, is considered by many to be the greatest statesman of the 20th century. Born in the Victorian Era, he served the

  • Created by: OLLI at FAU
  • Tags: #olliboca
 
  • Comedy Taboo? Says Who? (Episode Two)

  • Mar 14, 2024 from 12:30 to 14:00
  • Location: OLLI at FAU, 777 Glades Rd. Bldg. CEH 31D, Boca Raton, FL 33431 561-297-3185 olliboca.fau.edu
  • Description:

    Episode two of this nostalgic, visually engaging, and humorous trip down comedy’s Memory Lane includes even more examples of comedy’s so-called controversial “hot potatoes.” How has comedy (both the content and the comedian) shaped and reflected our

  • Created by: OLLI at FAU
  • Tags: #olliboca
 
 
March 15, 2024
Friday
  • Living and Leaving Your Legacy: Living a Life that Matters

  • Mar 15, 2024 from 10:00 to 11:30
  • Location: OLLI at FAU, 777 Glades Rd. Bldg. CEH 31D, Boca Raton, FL 33431 561-297-3185 olliboca.fau.edu
  • Description:

    At one time or another, most of us have asked ourselves these questions: What life lessons have I learned? What do I want to pass along? Am I living my life the way I want people to remember me? What gives my life meaning? Together, we will explore t

  • Created by: OLLI at FAU
  • Tags: #olliboca