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Although only a handful of records by women of color were made during the first decades of the U.S. recording industry, consumer interest increased ex ...  View More

440268

Instructor : Elizabeth Surles 

Tuition: $20.00

Schedule : Weekly - Wed 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM; starting 10/23/2019, ending 10/23/2019

Location : Montclair, MPL - Main Location : 
  Montclair, MPL - Main.

Materials Cost: $0.00



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A historical look at the growing sectionalism in the United States, the causes of the Civil War, the fighting, the results and the Reconstruction peri ...  View More

440015

Instructor : Eugene Lieber 

Tuition: $20.00

Schedule : Weekly - Tue 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM; starting 10/29/2019, ending 10/29/2019

Location : Montclair, MPL - Main Location : 
  Montclair, MPL - Main.

Materials Cost: $0.00



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Ranger Karen invites us to go beyond the rim and explore all that Grand Canyon National Park has to offer; diverse life zones, landforms, and cultural ...  View More

440274

Instructor : Karen Sloat-Olsen 

Tuition: $0.00

Schedule : Weekly - Wed 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM; starting 10/30/2019, ending 10/30/2019

Location : Montclair, MPL - Main Location : 
  Montclair, MPL - Main.

Materials Cost: $0.00



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Within the criminal justice system there exists a pervasive problem of innocent defendants pleading guilty despite their constitutional right to a jur ...  View More

1100040

Instructor : Tarika Daftary-Kapur 

Tuition: $0.00

Schedule : Weekly - Mon 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM; starting 11/4/2019, ending 11/4/2019

Location : Montclair, MPL - Main Location : 
  Montclair, MPL - Main.

Materials Cost: $0.00



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In this new lecture Tom Silver will explore the work of Japan’s most famous artist, Katsushika Hokusai (1760–1849), in the context of his life and tim ...  View More

440265

Instructor : Tom Silver 

Tuition: $20.00

Schedule : Weekly - Tue 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM; starting 11/5/2019, ending 11/5/2019

Location : Montclair, MPL - Main Location : 
  Montclair, MPL - Main.

Materials Cost: $0.00



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Neither sovereign nor fully integrated into the United States, the island of Puerto Rico has remained an "unincorporated territory" whose citizens are ...  View More

440273

Instructor : Pierre Fabian 

Tuition: $20.00

Schedule : Weekly - Wed 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM; starting 11/6/2019, ending 11/6/2019

Location : Montclair, MPL - Main Location : 
  Montclair, MPL - Main.

Materials Cost: $0.00



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Athens, in the 5th century BC, was a vital democracy and cultural center. It extended its influence throughout the Mediterranean world by war, acquiri ...  View More

440259

Instructor : Steve Golin 

Tuition: $20.00

Schedule : Weekly - Tue 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM; starting 11/12/2019, ending 11/12/2019

Location : Montclair, MPL - Main Location : 
  Montclair, MPL - Main.

Materials Cost: $0.00



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The intriguing art and culture of Japan has always fascinated the Western World, and in the mid-19th Century, a wave of “Japanomania” swept across Eur ...  View More

440263

Instructor : Janet Mandel 

Tuition: $20.00

Schedule : Weekly - Thu 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM; starting 11/14/2019, ending 11/14/2019

Location : Montclair, MPL - Main Location : 
  Montclair, MPL - Main.

Materials Cost: $0.00



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Beginning with the Puritans, an overview of the various Christian, Jewish and Islamic faiths and their impact on the American past. ...  View More

440004

Instructor : Eugene Lieber 

Tuition: $20.00

Schedule : Weekly - Wed 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM; starting 11/20/2019, ending 11/20/2019

Location : Montclair, MPL - Main Location : 
  Montclair, MPL - Main.

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Through art and artifacts drawn from East Coast museums and collections, meet the author, printer, political theorist, politician, Freemason, postmast ...  View More

440208

Instructor : Michael Norris 

Tuition: $20.00

Schedule : Weekly - Fri 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM; starting 11/22/2019, ending 11/22/2019

Location : Montclair, MPL - Main Location : 
  Montclair, MPL - Main.

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Professor Dunkley begins in Earth's neighborhood, explaining the nature of the Solar System, the stars in our night sky, and the Milky Way. He then mo ...  View More

440266

Instructor : Jo Dunkley 

Tuition: $0.00

Schedule : Weekly - Tue 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM; starting 12/3/2019, ending 12/3/2019

Location : Montclair, MPL - Main Location : 
  Montclair, MPL - Main.

Materials Cost: $0.00



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From ancient times to the present, a historical examination of black African history. ...  View More

440005

Instructor : Eugene Lieber 

Tuition: $20.00

Schedule : Weekly - Fri 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM; starting 12/6/2019, ending 12/6/2019

Location : Montclair, MPL - Main Location : 
  Montclair, MPL - Main.

Materials Cost: $0.00



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