Acadia Senior College

Past courses

Winter 2022

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Classes:

  1. A Citizen's Guide to the First Amendment - John Finn
  2. Downeast Maine: The With to Be at Home - Scott Planting
  3. History of Midwifery and Women's Health Care - Linda Robinson
  4. Mind and Body-fulness - Andrea Lepcio
  5. Monetary Theory and Federal Finance: Deeper Meanings - David Dawson
  6. Money, Elites, and Media: Attention Engineering in Modern America - Greg Bush
  7. Myth, Psyche, and Us - Mac Bigelow
  8. Shakespeare's Henry IV: Fun and Adventures with Prince Hall and Falstaff - Ann Caswell
  9. Will Democracy Survive in America? - Seth Singleton

Fall 2021

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Classes:

  1. Are You Ready for Some Football? - Joanne Harris and Ellie Pancoe
  2. Cosmology: Part 2 - Bob Gallon
  3. Europe: 1815 to 1924 - Harald Paumgarten and Seth Singleton
  4. Geology of MDI - Ruth and Duane Braun
  5. Me and White Supremacy: An Exploration - Mary Vekasi
  6. The Politics of Land Fever, Trade and the American Hinterland: 1763 - 2021 - Greg Bush
  7. The Truth About Government Money and Federal Finance - David Dawson
  8. We, the White Male Landowning People,... Do Ordain and Establish This Constitution - Rick Cohen
  9. Wood-Burned and Painted Fish Mobiles - Steve Valleau

Spring 2021

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Classes:

  1. Creating a Bird Mobile - Steve Valleau
  2. Designing the Surface - Shira Singer
  3. Downeast Maine Field Ornithology: Winter Birds and the Transition to Spring - Michael Good
  4. Improving Decision Making and Public Policy: Lessons from Behavioral Economics - Sheila Kirby
  5. Introduction to Nature Writing - Ann Caswell
  6. Let's Make Bread Together - Mary Vekasi
  7. Mindfulness Practices - Jen Harry
  8. So You Think You Know Maine? - Earl Brechlin
  9. The Future of Fisheries in Eastern Maine - Paul Anderson
  10. The Puzzle of Religion - Bob Gallon
  11. The Upanishads: Foundational Scriptures of Hinduism - Ned Beach
  12. Traditional Chinese Folk Culture as Seen Through Plays - Hugh Clark
  13. Writing a "Legacy Letter" - Jay Sherwin

Winter 2021

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Classes:

  1. Edmond Rostand's "Cyrano de Bergerac," translation by Anthony Burgess - Nick Turner
  2. So You Think You Know Maine? - Earl Brechlin
  3. The Crowd in American Culture - Greg Bush
  4. The Enigmatic Psyche: Tales by Henry James and Joseph Conrad - Bill Dohmen
  5. Topics in Constitutional and Public Law - Rick Cohen
  6. Understanding Viruses - Phil Grimley

Fall 2020

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Classes:

  1. 2020 Visions: Working Forward - Jack Russell
  2. An Historical Introduction to Chinese Buddhism - Hugh Clark
  3. Civil Rights: The Other Half - Nat Fenton
  4. Cosmology: How Did We Ever Learn That? - Bob Gallon
  5. Engines of Change: The Automobile's Impact on Women's Independence - Jenna Beaulieu
  6. Explorations in Human Evolution - Peggy deWolf
  7. Introduction to the Yi Jing - Ned Beach
  8. The First Amendment: Freedom of Speech and Religious Rights - Rick Cohen
  9. Writer and Region: Exploring the Beloved Community - Scott Planting