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Contemporary Issues
Study group registration occurs prior to each term (Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer). When study group registration is open: 
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In this study group we will explore the nuances of race and the complexities of racial designations in American society. We will attempt to better und ...  View More

Location: Virtual - Any Location Location : 
  Virtual - Any Location.

Start date: 03/07/23

Days of the Week : Weekly - Tue .

Weekly - Tue 9:45 AM - 11:45 AM (3/7/2023-6/6/2023)

Available 2/6/2023 9:00 AM
 
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Most of us probably think we know the South. However, the region that Imani Perry describes in her National Book Award-winning study, South to America ...  View More

Location: Virtual - Any Location Location : 
  Virtual - Any Location.

Start date: 03/07/23

Days of the Week : Weekly - Tue .

Weekly - Tue 1:15 PM - 3:15 PM (3/7/2023-6/6/2023)

Available 2/6/2023 9:00 AM
 
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This study group is for OLLI members who love to read and have a desire to learn about the countries of the world through interactions with others. We ...  View More

Location: Virtual - Any Location Location : 
  Virtual - Any Location.

Start date: 03/08/23

Days of the Week : Weekly - Wed .

Weekly - Wed 9:45 AM - 11:45 AM (3/8/2023-6/7/2023)

Available 2/6/2023 9:00 AM
 
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For well over 100 years, The New York Times has been the newspaper of record. With its 132 Pulitzer Prizes since 1918 (the most by any news organizati ...  View More

Location: Virtual - Any Location Location : 
  Virtual - Any Location.

Start date: 03/08/23

Days of the Week : Weekly - Wed .

Weekly - Wed 1:15 PM - 3:15 PM (3/8/2023-6/7/2023)

Available 2/6/2023 9:00 AM
 
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The Economist magazine offers a scope broader than just the United States, with news stories renowned for their information and thought-provoking repo ...  View More

Location: Virtual - Any Location Location : 
  Virtual - Any Location.

Start date: 03/08/23

Days of the Week : Weekly - Wed .

Weekly - Wed 1:15 PM - 3:15 PM (3/8/2023-6/7/2023)

Available 2/6/2023 9:00 AM
 
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The Economist weekly magazine is widely acclaimed for its thoughtful and stimulating analyses of world news, politics, and business. It also has secti ...  View More

Location: Virtual - Any Location Location : 
  Virtual - Any Location.

Start date: 03/09/23

Days of the Week : Weekly - Thu .

Weekly - Thu 1:15 PM - 3:15 PM (3/9/2023-6/8/2023)

Available 2/6/2023 9:00 AM
 
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America’s problems are very complex and interrelated with other issues. Problems such as homelessness, hunger, poverty, affordable healthcare, afforda ...  View More

Location: Virtual - Any Location Location : 
  Virtual - Any Location.

Start date: 03/27/23

Days of the Week : Weekly - Mon .

Weekly - Mon 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (3/27/2023-5/22/2023)

Available 2/6/2023 9:00 AM
 
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