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Open MINDS Institute

Fall 2021 – Offerings

“Staying in touch – open to discussion – community conversations for learners exploring a diversity of views”

In response to the current COVID19 situation, we cannot offer our usual curriculum of enriching, live, interactive seminars with Master Teachers and engaged community members and avid lifelong learners. We invite you to register for livestreamed, educational virtual seminars:

Recognizing that ‘education is for everyone’ – this fall you can learn, be inspired, and find new directions as we invite you to join the Open MINDS Institute learning community. You will enjoy your discussion with Master Teachers who share their knowledge in a range of topics from art history, politics, media criticism, constitutional law, publishing, and opera.

Open MINDS Institute course are free. Registration is required.

“Forgotten Figures: Examining the African Presence in the Golden Age of Venetian Art”

Fiona Garland

Instructor: Fiona Garland

Tuesday, September 28, 2021 | 12 p.m.

“The Renaissance of Italian Food”

Sara Diaz

Instructor: Sara Diaz, PhD

Tuesday, October 5, 2021 | 12:30 p.m.

“One Nation Under God? Civil Religions in Uncivil Times”

Aaron Q. Weinstein

Instructor: Aaron Q. Weinstein, PhD

Tuesday, October 12, 2021 | 12 p.m.

“Christian River: Egypt, Nubia, and Ethiopia from Rome to Islam”

Giovanni Ruffini

Instructor:Giovanni Ruffini

Tuesday, October 26, 2021 | 12 p.m.