Pre-Summer & Summer 2021 Programs

OLLI is offering online courses via Zoom this summer. Registration opens as follows:

• Pre-Summer Program (Wonderful Wednesdays): May 10
• Summer Program (Four-week Courses): June 1

View the complete course schedule below or read the Summer Course Descriptions.

In the event of classes or courses canceled for reasons beyond our control, every effort will be made to offer make-up or substitute classes or courses. Course credit will be awarded to anyone who cannot attend the make-up or substitute classes.

Tech Requirements: In order to utilize Zoom you must have robust internet connectivity so the video content can be streamed. We are unable to make this determination for you, so please evaluate if your internet connection can support streaming video content.


Register Online

Pre-Summer registration opens on May 10.

Summer registration opens on June 1.

Wonderful Wednesdays 
A series of one-off lectures in June
June 2
Baseball Day 2021*
Join Mick Chantler, Joan Ryan, and friends for an in-depth look at the magical season of 1989, when the Giants and A's both won their league pennants and squared off in the first and only “Bay Bridge World Series.”
June 9
What’s Next for the U.S.A.? **
John Rothmann is back to discuss the state of the American Presidency.
June 16
RBG, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg**
Oak Dowling will provide an intimate portrait of a Supreme Court Justice who was an unlikely rock star and whose legal battles changed the world for women.
June 23
Could Time Warps Be Real?**
Astrophysicist Steve Bryson is back to talk about recent research that suggests that warp drives, that staple of science fiction from Star Trek to Star Wars, may be possible.

* Baseball Day runs from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and costs $35.
**All other lectures run from 10:00 a.m. to 11:40 a.m. and cost $25 each.


Summer Session

Mondays Date Time Location Instructor
Where Have You Gone, Dizzy Dean? June 28-July 26
(No class July 5)
10-11:40 a.m. Online Mick Chantler, MA
Tuesdays & Thursdays
The Nordic Lands: Politics, Culture, & Society June 29-July 22 10-11:40 a.m. Online Darren Zook, PhD
The Economist Discussion Group June 29-July 20 3-4:30 p.m. Online Michael Bremer & Robert Garb
American Art Through a Multicultural Lens

June 30-July 28

(No class July 14)

10-11:40 a.m. Online Avril Angevine, MA
Vive la France! Savoring French Opera

July 9-
July 30 

10-11:40 a.m. Online Kip Cranna, PhD



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