Spring 2017
20th Century Choral Masterworks
2017 New Jersey Elections: Who and What Is IT All About?
A Look at Women as Portrayed in Art at the Princeton University Art Museum
America in the 1990s
American Indians and Christian Missions
And Even More Shakespears Off the Page: A Midsummer Night's Dream
The Artistic Life of Birds: Birds as Artists, Architects, Choreographers and
     Composers
Building Interfaith Communities
Chinese Literature
Contemporary Short Stories by North American Women 
Cosmology
Dante: The Purgatorio
Enjoying Opera
Five Centuries from Slavery to the Grave
Great Decisions
The Impossible Marriage: Walt Whitman and Emily Dickinson
Jane Austen at 241: A Two-Hundred-Year Perspective
Literature and Gastronomy
Love is A Four-Letter Word
Making Sense of the Economy: Money and Finance in the 21st Century
Science in the News
The Soul of Cinema: Music in Film
That's Not All Folks: A History of Cartoons
Topics in Human Evolution
What Mskes the Princeton Area Tick? A Look Down the Road
What's So Great About Art?
World War II at the Mo vies?

Fall 2016
Advances in Medicine for Older Adults
Candle or Mirror: The Fiction of Edith Wharton
Charles DIckens: Novels and Films
Contemporary Business and Economic Issues
Cuba in Revolution
From Real Life to Stage Life: Dialects and Acting
Geographical Links: The Geography of Tourism
Greek Plays of the Stag: The Oresteia
Identity Politics and the 2016 Presidential Election
Issues for the Modern Judiciary
Latin American Short Stories
Lesser-Known Italian Opera
Outsider Art
Quirky Shorts: Contemporary American Short Stories
Religion Copes with Disaster: The Case of Judaism
Science in the News
Shakespearean Romance
Swann's Way: Beginning the Search for Lost TIme
The Death of Impressionism
The Quiet American(s):The  CIA in Fact and FIction, from 1947 - 1966
Topics in Bioethics
Understanding Islam: Essence and Practice
What Is Time? An Overview
Witty and Imaginative 20th Century English Novels

 

Fall 2015
Advances in Medicine for Older Adults
The Amazing Artistic Life of Birds
Ancient Jews and Greeks: Conflict and Synthesis
Challenges Facing 21st Century Capitalism
Chekhov, Off the Page
Contemporary Business and Economic Issues
Early Joyce
Geographical Links: Great River Basins
Holy and Wise Fools in Literature
Issues Confronting the Modern Judiciary
Klezmer: Past, Present, and Future
Mexican Short Stories
Modernism and How it Got that Way
Murderous New Jersey
Recent Nobel Prize Winners in Literature
Recognizing Randomness
Religious Freedom, Sexism and Homophobia
Scenes from Shakespeare
Science in the News
Speech Styles: From Real Life to Stage Life
What is Time? An Overview
What’s So Great About Art?
Witty and Subversive Twentieth Century English Novels

 

Spring 2015
America in the 1970s
Anna Karenina
Art and Craft of Poetry
Art as the Mirror of Cultural Upheaval
Brahms: Choral and Symphonic Music
Chaucer: The Prologue
Chinese Culture
Cosmology
Curiouser and Curiouser: 150 Years of Alice
Devils, Demons, and the Supernatural in Opera
Dilemmas of the Atomic Age
Faiths of the Founding Fathers
Far East beyond the Headlines
Geographical Links: Geographical Curiosities
Great Decisions 2015
Learning to Understand and Like Contemporary Art
Mechanisms of Diseases and the Drugs Used to Treat Them
Princeton: Past and Present
Science in the News
Shakespeare off the Page
Topics in Human Evolution
What’s Safe to Eat? Do Not Worry!
Whose Law? Legality vs. Morality in Literature
Woody Allen: Light and Dark

Fall 2014
The Amazing Avian Artists
The Campaign Trail? 2014 Challenges of the Future
Contemporary Business and Economic Issues
Downton Abbey and Beyond: British Fiction
Fatal Attractions in Literature
Geographical Links
Hamlet
James Joyce’s Ulysses
The Jews and the Roman Empire
Klezmer Roots and Klezmer Toots
Lives of Girls and Women: Alice Munro
Me Truly: Writing Your Personal Story
Modernism
Science in the News
Shakespeare off the Page
Supreme Court Justice
Tin Pan Alley, 1900-1950
Tracking the Tigers:
Princeton University Architecture
Women, Money, and Power in American Society
Woody Allen: Light and Dark

 

Spring 2014
America in the 1960's
Biblical Women from a Cultural Perspective
Challenges of the Future
Chinese Civilization
Conspicuous Proponents: Martyrs for Religion
The Dark Side of Enlightenment
The Films of the Angry Young Men
Great Decisions 2014
Ishiguru and Murakami: Two Postwar Japanese Novelists
Little Engines, Purple Crayons, and Big, Bad Wolves: Why Children's Books Endure
Much More Shakespeare Off the Page
The Novels of Edith Wharton
Reading and Writing Poetry
Recognizing Randomness
Russian History Through the Eyes of the Artist
Science in the News
Scientists Against Time-The Role of Allied Scientists in WWII
Three Ancient Cultures: Greco/Roman, Chinese, Ancient American
Topics in Cosmology-The Dark Universe
What's So Great About Art?

Fall 2013
1913 and the Armory Show
Angry Young Men ( and One Bemused Women)
Are we Alone in the Universe?
A View of America from Tin Pan Alley
Confronting Evil in Four Classic Short Novels
Contemporary Business and Economic Issues
The Elegance of French Opera

Geographical Links: Explorers
Law, Gay Rights, and the Struggle for Social Change
Lives of Girls and Women: The Fiction of Alice Munro
Science in the News
Two Great Russians Off the Page
Two Shakespeare Comedies
What is Safe to Eat? Debunking the Myths
Who is Afraid of New Music?
Women in American Politics
"Wonderful Town"
The World of Downton Abbey: Six British Novelists (1910-1925)

 

 

Spring 2013
American Nature Writing
China 2
The Fifties
Geographical Curiosities
Great Decisions
History of the Book
Japanese Art
Notable Artists
Princeton Architecture
Science in the News
Shakespeare Off the Page
William Trevor
Women in American Religions
Zora Neale Hurston


Fall 2012
5000 Years of Chinese History and Culture
American Musical Theater
The Arts and Crafts Movement
The Brontes
Encountering Kafka
Energy and the Environment
Global Political Economy
James Joyce’s Ulysses
More Plays Off the Page: Plays About Theater

The Novels of Charles Dickens
On the Campaign Trail 2012
Opera Potpourri

Othello Live!
Psychology: Minds and Bodies
Recent Decisions of the US Supreme Court: Women’s Rights Revisited
Science in the News
Trial by Movie
The Unreliable Narrator

Spring 2012
A Christian America -Who Decides?
Collected Stories of Isaac Bashevis Singer
The Discerning Eye
Geographical Links: Changes Over Time
Great Decisions 2012
The History of Modern China - Part 2
Jews and Christians in Debate
Living Islam
Moby Dick
Modern Cosmology
More Shakespeare Off the Page
The Novels of E. M. Forster
Science Tuesday on Friday

Treasures of Early Music
?The United States Constitution



 

 

Fall 2011
5000 Years Of Chinese History And Culture
American Musical Theatre, 1920-1943
American Regional Writers: Cather and Faulkner
The Anti-Communist Manifestos
The Arts And Crafts Movement
The Book Of Exodus: Contemporary Perspectives
Early Joyce
Exploring Princeton Architecture
Geographical Links: Changes Over Time

Jane Austen: A Celebration
Literature Of The Caribbean
Lives On Film: “Bio-Pics” From World War II
The Operas Of Gaetano Donizetti
Predicting Decisions Of The US Supreme Court

Science Tuesday On Friday
Some Irish Plays Off The Page
Tribute, Ode, And Elegy: Poetry And Prose
Truth With Consequences: Greek Tragedies

Spring 2011
Art of Ceremony and Celebration
Biblical Women in Cultural Perspective
Conversations about Architecture
Geographical Links: A Potpourri

Great Decisions 2011
Ivan Turgenev
Jane Austen: The Complexity of Her Art
Japanese Lacquer, Woodblock Prints
Jazz
Latin American Literature
Living Islam
Long Poem, Short Story
Science Tuesday on Friday
More Shakespeare Off the Page
Watershed Events in Western Religions

 

Fall 2010
The Book of Genesis
The Development of the Individual Self

Energy and the Environment
Exploring the Operas of Massenet and Tschaikovsky
French Plays of the 1940s “Off the Page”
From Innocence to Experience: Americans Abroad
Geographical Links – Landscapes
Gustav Stickley and the Arts and Crafts Movement

The History of Modern China
Latin American Politics and Development
The Material History of Medieval Europe
On The Campaign Trail-2010
The Poetry of William Wordsworth
Reading D. H. Lawrence
Science Tuesday on Friday

Spring 2010
5000 Years Of Chinese History and Culture
American Music Through the Ages
Art as a Mirror of Cultural Upheaval
Film Noir and Popular Fiction
Geographical Links: Great River Basins of the World
Great Decisions 2010
The Incomplete Ice Age
Late Works by Seasoned Poets
More Shakespeare Off the Page: Two Tales of Twins
Preachers, Prophets, And Promoters

The Reformation
Science Tuesday on Friday
Speech Styles: From Real Life to Radio Life
Understanding Islam
Victorian Poetry: Portrait of An Age
Voices of the American West
Women’s Health



 

 

 



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