Thursday, January 23, 2014

Wesleyan Institute For Life-Long Learning Courses Offered

Wesleyan's education program for all members of the community (The Wesleyan Institute For Life Long Learning) is offering multiple classes this semester.

One of them is a full-day on the Connecticut River. It will include ample commentary on the history and ecology of the river, aboard the Riverquest cruiser. The trip will include visits to Selden Island and Gillette Castle with a picnic lunch (provided) on the grounds of Gillette Castle. Saturday, May 17, 2014 (raindate Sunday, May 18th) from 9:30am to 4:00pm. Cost of this trip is $125 per person. Space is limited.

In addition to the full-day course, several short courses are also being offered. These courses meet on the campus of Wesleyan University in Middletown. Classes are scheduled in the afternoon and early evenings. Parking is available and classrooms are accessible.

  • Clarifying the Mysteries of the Self
  • Parsing Camille, the Heroine Harlot, from Life to Stage, Song and Film
  • Retirement as Reinvention
  • The Poetry of Memory: A Reading and Writing Workshop
  • The Nibelungenlied (Song of the Nibelungs) of Love and Death and Heroes
  • How to Get Into Print dn Get the Most Out of It: A Freelancer's Guide to Publishing
  • Return Journeys: Second-Generation Americans Explore "Home" and Identity
  • Exploring the Natural History of the Lower Connecticut River

  • The Institute was chartered by Wesleyan University in 2009 to provide educational opportunities to members of the community outside of formal degree-granting programs. For more information or to register for a class, please visit or call (860) 685-2273.

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