October 25, 2021 - November 1, 2021|9:30 am - 5:00 pm
OLLI's Fall Semester of Online and In-person Courses
Berkshire Community College
1350 West St., Pittsfield, Massachusetts
Classes run weekly for 90 minutes.
Expand your mind in with OLLI at BCC's live, interactive, online courses running over Zoom and in-person. No tests, no grades, no prerequisites (except OLLI at BCC membership), just learning for the love of learning.
Simply click on the links below to learn more about our exciting semester of courses.
Please note that all in-person course attendees must wear masks in class and affirm that they have been fully vaccinated.
Register securely online here or call 413.236.2190 (Mon-Fri, 9am-4pm Eastern) to register by phone with a credit card, or with any questions you may have. To sign up for OLLI courses, you must be an OLLI at BCC member. (Not a member yet? Join here for a $60 annual membership. )
OLLI Fall Semester-at-a-Glance
Click on the course names to read more about them.
9:30 - 11:00 am The French Revolution: Upheaval and a Template for the Future | Philip Deely | Online
11:30 am– 1:00 pm Today's Headlines | Steven Tobin | Online
1:30 - 3:00 pm Latin America and the Biden Administration: Post-Covid? and Post-Trump? | Martin Weinstein | Online
3:30 - 5:00 pm Scenes and Sounds of Six Great Operas | Christine Casey | Online
10:30 am - 12:00 pm Extra Life: A Short History of Living Longer | Gordon Josephson | Online
1:00 - 3:00 pm The Civil War in America's National Park System - David Kroese | Online
3:30 - 5:00 pm Evolution: a 21st Century Perspective | Frank Schickor
10:00 am - 12:00 pm Shakespeare and the Law: The First Thing We Do, Let’s Praise All the Lawyers | Philip McKnight | In Person
1:30 - 3:00 pm Artistic Visionaries: Frank Gehry and Christo | Jock Brooks and Tom Krens | In Person
3:30 - 5:00 pm Hot Topics | Will Singleton | Online
9:30 - 11:00 am Christopher Marlow’s Edward II | Ann Berman | In Person
11:30 am - 1:00 pm Christopher Marlow’s Edward II | Ann Berman | Online
11:30 am - 1:00 pm Making the Social Internet User Friendly for All | Fan Yang | In Person
11:30 am - 1:00 pm Creating a Photo Essay | Doug Robbins | In Person
1:30 - 3:00 pm Writing Your Story: An Introduction to Memoir | Vivian Dorsel | In Person
2:00 - 3:30 pm Inside the District Attorney’s Office | Online
3:3 0 - 5:00 pm Euripides, 2.0 | Steven Somkin | In Person
10:30 am - 12:00 pm COVID Freight Frenzy: How Goods Movement Changes Now Taking Place Will Rock the post-COVID World | Robert James | In Person
1:00 - 2:30 pm Beyond the Three Bs (Bach, Beethoven, and Brahms) | Kenneth Stark | In Person
3:00 - 4:30 pm Science Conversations | Hank Gold | Online
Not sure which classes you want to take? Sign up for one or more Flexpasses, which allow you to attend six individual class sessions of your choice within a semester, as long as the class is not full. Click here to learn more about Flexpasses.
Course fees are $50 for one course, $95 for two or three, and $125 for four or more courses within a semester. Each Flexpass counts as one course. Click here to register online. Needs-based partial scholarships are also available. For more information on scholarships, email Executive Director Megan Whilden.
Note that our online courses are recorded, unless otherwise noted. If you cannot attend live, or if you miss a session or two, you can request a link to the recording and watch it at your convenience.
Questions? Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or 413.236.2190. We look forward to hearing from you!
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