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101 Cancelled - 101 - Step-by-Step Acrylic Painting: Sunflower F


Tuesdays      09/22/20 - 10/27/20       10:00 - 12:00
This course will be taught online.    


Sunflowers are a favorite subject of many artists. This is your chance to connect with your inner Van Gogh. The painting is based on a photo of the sunflower maze created by a local inn during the hei... More

102 Cancelled - 102 - The Basics of Music Theory 6


Tuesdays      09/15/20 - 12/01/20       10:00 - 11:10
This course will be taught online.    


Music Theory 6 further expands the concepts of key, intervals, chords, cadences, ear training, rhythmic and melodic dictation, harmony analysis, form and some music history. Broaden your musical horiz... More

104 Syracuse Stage: The 2020-2021 Season


Wednesday      10/07/20       10:00 - 11:30
This course will be taught online.    

Now in his fifth year at the helm, Artistic Director Bob Hupp will preview the 48th season of Syracuse Stage and share with us how the theater is addressing the challenges brought on by an unforeseen ... More

105 "Not Done: Women Remaking America" - A Special Event with WCNY


Wednesday      10/21/20       04:00 - 06:00
This course will be taught online.    


Follow the last five years of the women’s movement and its re-energized, intersectional fight for equality. Activists, journalists, entertainers, athletes, and politicians report from the frontl... More

106 Through the Movie Lens: Views on Aging


Tuesdays      10/13/20 - 12/08/20       03:00 - 05:30
This course will be taught online.    

Like movies? Interested in aging and how society looks at it? Join this ongoing class to view and discuss films that raise some useful and interesting issues and offer some thoughts, a bit of wisdom, ... More

107 Oasis Book Group


Tuesdays      09/15/20 - 12/08/20       10:00 - 11:00
This course will be taught online.    

Registration is closed

Join our Oasis book group! This ongoing group meets monthly. Share and discuss your opinions with others. Books should be read prior to the meeting date. Books selected for this trimester are Septembe... More

108 Hercule Poirot and His Heirs


Mondays      09/14/20 - 10/26/20       02:00 - 03:00
This course will be taught online.    

Registration is closed

One of the most popular of all literary genres, the detective novel has found its place in English letters. From its inception with Edgar Allan Poe through travels to nearly every country in the world... More

109 The Magic Trick of Writing


Tuesdays      09/15/20 - 10/06/20       10:00 - 12:00
This course will be taught online.    

Registration is closed

Why does one particular story grab you when others don't? We'll read contemporary memoir and fiction stories -- including a couple that have gone viral on the internet--and dig into the mechan... More

110 More Micro Memoir


Tuesdays      10/13/20 - 11/03/20       10:00 - 12:00
This course will be taught online.    

If you've previously taken a Micro Memoir class at Oasis, this is a continuation of that short 200-word form in which we tell brief but powerful stories about our lives. This time there'll be ... More

111 Discovering / Rediscovering "The Artist's Way" Part 1


Tuesdays      11/10/20 - 12/01/20       10:00 - 12:00
This course will be taught online.    

In 1992 Julia Cameron's "morning pages" entered into popular culture with the publication of this self-help book on harnessing one's own creative skills and talents. Nearly three dec... More

112 Angel Therapy


Thursdays      10/01/20 - 10/15/20       01:00 - 03:00
This course will be taught online.    

Are you interested in meeting your angels?In this course participants will learn different techniques to do just that. Exploremeditation and the skill of listening so you will hear guidance from heave... More

113 Karma and Reincarnation– How Do They Work?


Wednesday      10/21/20       10:00 - 12:00
This course will be taught online.    

Many cultures throughout human history have held beliefs in the concepts of reincarnation and karma. In this class we will explore these concepts, including historical as well as philosophical views i... More

114 Soul Journeys


Wednesday      10/28/20       10:00 - 12:00
This course will be taught online.    

Today many authors and researchers are talking about the idea of the afterlife. Where do we go and what do we do when we leave this body? This class explores the Interim State of Existence from the pe... More

115 Shamanic Meditation


Fridays      11/06/20 - 11/20/20       11:00 - 12:00
This course will be taught online.    

Discover the benefits of shamanic meditation, also known as shamanic journey. This practice allows you to connect with your inner guidance and receive information about questions or concerns you have.... More

116 Jungian Psychology and the False Bride 3 spot(s) remaining


Thursdays      10/01/20 - 11/05/20       01:00 - 02:30
This course will be taught online.    

Carl Jung and others who study analytical psychology frequently study classic fairy tales metaphorically for a deeper understanding of the human psyche. Stories featuring the “false bride”... More

117 American Religious History- Reconstruction Era through the Present


Wednesdays      10/14/20 - 11/18/20       01:00 - 03:00
This course will be taught online.    

"When I do good, I feel good. When I do bad, I feel bad. That's my religion." -Abraham Lincoln "The Americans combine the notions of religion and liberty so intimately in their mind... More

119 Black History 1945- Present


Tuesdays      10/13/20 - 11/10/20       02:00 - 03:30
This course will be taught online.    

In World War II black Americans had fought bravely for the United States and made huge contributions, both at home and in the theaters of war.But they returned to a United States where segregation and... More

120 Landmark Supreme Court Cases on Equal Protection: Race, Gender and Sexual Orient


Tuesdays      09/22/20 - 10/27/20       10:00 - 12:00
This course will be taught online.    

Registration is closed

Full title: Landmark Supreme Court Cases on Equal Protection: Race, Gender and Sexual Orientation “…nor shall any State…deny to any person…the equal protection of the laws.&... More

121 Cancelled - 121 - Landmark Supreme Court Cases on Equal Prot


Tuesdays      09/22/20 - 10/27/20       01:00 - 03:00
This course will be taught online.    


Full title: Landmark Supreme Court Cases on Equal Protection: Race, Gender and Sexual Orientation “…nor shall any State…deny to any person…the equal protection of the laws.&... More

122 Vietnam Phase III: Nixon’s War


Wednesday      10/28/20 - 12/02/20       10:00 - 12:00
This course will be taught online.    

Tet brought down the Johnson administration, opening the way for Nixon’s election in 1968. “Peace with Honor” would prove just as elusive as winning the war. In Vietnam, the war cont... More

123 Second Chance Replay of Vietnam Phase II: Johnson's War, 1963-1969


Monday & Friday      09/14/20 - 12/11/20       12:00
This is a recording of a previously taught class.    

Recorded content due to popular demand. As the political and military stability of South Vietnam faltered, the US stepped up its combat and support role. The "light at the end of the tunnel"... More

124 Presidents XXV: Trump and Beyond


Mondays      10/26/20 - 11/16/20       03:00 - 05:00
This course will be taught online.    

As we wrap up our series on the Presidents, we will first examine the Trump Presidency. We will then look back over the history of the Presidency, looking at the men and moments that significantly cha... More

125 2020 Election & Social Media


Thursdays      08/27/20 - 11/19/20       03:30 - 04:50
This course will be taught online.    

Registration is closed

Since 2008, the so-called “new media”—from social networks to blogs and podcasts to narrow-cast radio and video—have played increasingly significant roles in American electoral... More

126 Election Wrap Up


Tuesday      11/10/20       10:00 - 12:00
This course will be taught online.    

What happened in Election 2020? In the weeks after the election we will look into the results, examining what happened and some early thoughts on why. There is a lot at stake in 2020, not just in the ... More

127 State of the Union: the Annette Guisbond Legacy Series


Mondays      09/14/20 - 11/09/20       10:00 - 12:00
This course will be taught online.    

Registration is closed

Hosted by Diana Biro and Eric Rogers, Oasis Advisory Council and Education Committee members Now in its 13th year, this popular program on national and regional/local issues continues in honor of Anne... More

128 History of Pirates: The Notorious Outlaws of the Sea


Thursday & Friday      10/29/20 - 10/30/20       10:00 - 12:00
This course will be taught online.    

When we hear the word pirate, we immediately think of a colorfully dressed character in a tricorne hat, armed with flintlock pistols and daggers; perhaps with a parrot on his shoulder and a peg leg. B... More

129 My Adventures in Moscow and St. Petersburg, USSR


Thursday      11/05/20       01:00 - 03:00
This course will be taught online.    

Len was fortunate to have been invited to do a presentation in the USSR (based on his Christa McAuliffe Fellowship experience doing field studies in Antarctica, Greenland, and Iceland) at the Joint Co... More

131 Into the Home Stretch: Election 2020 Update


Tuesday & Thursday      10/27/20 - 10/29/20       03:00 - 04:00
This course will be taught online.    

As we draw inside the final week before the 2020 election, where are we and what is happening? We will look at what the issues are at that point, how the candidates are faring, and what may be coming ... More

132 Election Wrap Up


Thursday      11/12/20       03:00 - 05:00
This course will be taught online.    

What happened in Election 2020? In the weeks after the election we will look into the results, examining what happened and some early thoughts on why. There is a lot at stake in 2020, not just in the ... More

133 Knowing my New Neighbors: Who is a Refugee?


Tuesdays      11/03/20 - 11/10/20       06:00 - 07:00
This course will be taught online.    

Did you know that Syracuse is one of the top-ten U.S. cities to resettle New Americans per capita? This two-part workshop develops greater understanding of the current refugee crisis and the 60 millio... More