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									                                                                                                                  INDEX OF CLASSES BY CATEGORY
                                                                                                The Arts - Hands On                                 Languages
                                                                                                Repujado - Metal Embossing                     6    Conversational Italian Basic            15
                                                                                                Drawing is for Everyone                        6    Conversational Italian Intermediate     15
                                                                                                Landscape Painting in Oils                     6    Introduction to French                  13
                                                                                                Realistic and Decorative Elements in Acrylic        Spanish Conversation                    8
                                                                                                Beginning Watercolor Painting                  6
                                                                                                Open Studio Acrylics                           6
                                                                                                Matting and Framing... easy as 1,2,3           7    Literature
The Center for Lifelong Learning (CLL), was established in an outreach to the retired
                                                                                                Advanced Oil Painting                          7    William Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night
community of El Paso, Cd. Juarez in 1989, as an initiative of UTEP President Diana Natalicio.
                                                                                                Advanced Watercolor Painting                   7    at Miners Hall                          13
                                                                                                Decoupage for Beginners                        7    at Nazareth Hall                        8
Twenty years later, CLL is OLLI, The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UTEP,                 Painting with Pastels                          7    John Steinbeck: Novels and Films        14
supported in part by The Bernard Osher Foundation which supports a nationwide net-
work of similar lifelong learning programs for older adults on the campuses of colleges
and universities throughout the United States.                                                  Art Theory                                          Music
                                                                                                Creativity of Man Explored - Unit II                American ‘Classical’ Music              9
                                                                                                at Montevista                                  11
 OLLI REQUIRES NO PRIOR ACADEMIC CREDENTIALS                                                    Creativity of Man Explored - Unit IV
                                                                                                The Human Story as told by
                                                                                                20th Century Art                               15   AARP Safe Driving                       15
        No exams, no papers to write, no grades, no diplomas nor certificates.
                       Only learning for the love of learning.
                                                                                                Body Mind & Spirit                                  Philosophy
If you are over fifty and have an intellectual curiosity this is the school for your            Tai- Chi at Tien Shan Tzi Center               9    German Philosophers                     12
Second Fifty Years.                                                                             The Art of Feng-Shui                           9    Hesiod’s Dark Vision                    12
                                                                                                La Felicidad y como Encontrarla                12   Ovid - The Gods in Play                 12
FEES:                                                                                           Yoga                                           13   Three Masters of Greek Thought          15
                                                                                                Mindfulness and Meditation                     14
Lifetime Membership Fee: $25.00
Fall Enrollment Fee: $60.00                                                                                                                         Religion
Some courses have individual fees.                                                              Computers                                           An Introduction to Genesis              14
                                                                                                Introduction to Computers                      5    The Medieval Church                     10
Members receive:                                                                                Introduction to Computers - Spanish            5    From Jerusalem to Rome                  10
The course catalog in the U.S. Mail one month prior to the start of classes
                                                                                                How to Sell on E-bay and Craig’s List          5
                                                                                                Digital Photos and Your PC                     5
each semester.                                                                                                                                      Sociology
                                                                                                Learn how to use Microsoft Word                5
                                                                                                E-Mailing Made Easy                            5    Films With a Mind of their Own          14
Enrolled OLLI Members:                                                                                                                              Why is there Suffering? Where is God?   10
- May register for all the classes they desire.                                                 Current Events                                      American Thought: Key Ideas that have
                                                                                                                                                    Shaped Modern America                   10
- Receive an identification card that entitles them to reduced admission                        Our Changing World                             8
  fees for UTEP theatre and music events.                                                       World Geography and Travel                     8
- Receive a Parking Permit for the Sun Bowl Garage.                                             Selected Topics in Islam                       8
                                                                                                China Today: 2010                              12   Writing
- May acquire a University Library Community User’s Card, valid for that semester.
                                                                                                The Rise and Fall of the Zulu Nation           11   Giving Life to Writing                  9
                                                                                                                                                    Writing Memoirs                         13
Established Members may receive a one-time waiver of the fees upon request to the                                                                   Faculty                                 18
                                                                                                Liberals and Conservatives. Makingof Mexico
Executive Director.                                                                                                                                 Registration Form
                                                                                                at Montevista                                  14                                           21
Refunds Deadline: February 26                                                                   at Nazareth Hall                               9    Parking Information                     20
                                                                                                Liberales y Conservadores. Estructurando a
                                                                                                Mexico. at Miners Hall (Spanish)               11
     ENROLLMENT JANUARY 1 TO FEBRUARY 15, 2010                                                  El Paso and the Mexican Revolution of 1910
                                                                                                at Acosta Library                              11
             REGISTER EARLY, SEE PAGE 21                                                        The Great Pass of the North: Pasos
                                                                                                al Pasado Part II                              13
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            PHONES: 7 8848 & 7 6280                                                             History of Sunland Park                        10
                     MULTI SEMESTER COURSES at OLLI                                                                        COMPUTER CLASSES
      Each segment in these courses may be taken independently or consecutively.              Computer Classes are conducted in one continuous five-day session per topic.
                                                                                              All classes in Miners Hall 101 Computer Lab.
    The Creativity of Man Explored is a survey of world art history divided into six units
    called Art History I through VI.
    Florence Schwein                                                         see page 11      Week 1 February 15 - 18
    The Western Cultural Heritage series focuses on - the Civilizations of Ancient Greece     Introduction to Computers COM1                                             4 Sessions
    and Rome; -The Medieval and Renaissance periods and - Modern Times.                       In this beginners class, you will learn the basics on a computer. You will learn how to turn
                                                                                              a computer on, use the mouse,change between windows, and feel comfortable using one.
    Dr. John Haddox, Dr. Larry Johnson and Dr. Robert Wren.                  see page 12
                                                                                              This class is a must for beginners.
    The Beginners Guide to Classical Music provides guidance in understanding the key
    elements of music as well as an overview of musical eras and the various musical forms.   Week 2 February 22 - 25
    James Smith.                                                             see page 9       Introduction to Computers-Spanish COM2                                4 Sessions
                                                                                              En esta clase, aprenderemos lo basico de una computadora. Desde como prenderla y
    The Great Pass of the North; Explore the history of the Pass of the North and learn
                                                                                              usar el mouse, hasta aprender a mover archivos. Veremos los terminos comunmente
    about the people who developed the El Paso area and the Southwest.
                                                                                              usados con computadoras. Esta clase es la base para las demas clases de computadoras.
    Nicholas P. Houser                                                       see page 13
                                                                                              Week 3 March 1 - 4
                               OFF - CAMPUS CLASSES                                           How to sell on E-bay and Craig’s List: COM3                               4 Sessions
                                                                                              Do you have an antique that you want to sell? Have you found a hard to find item on E-
    Classes remote from the main UTEP campus are available to enrolled OLLI                   bay, but don’t know how to buy it? Well this class will teach you everything!! From bidding
    members, included in their enrollment fee.                                                to selling to creating a PayPal account.

    NAZARETH HALL AT LORETTO ACADEMY                                                          Week 4 March 8 - 11
    4614 Trowbridge Ave. (at Raynolds)                                                        Digital Photos and Your PC COM4                                             4 Sessions
                                                                                              Are you tired of carrying your pictures in your camera? In this class, we will learn how to
    Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night                                              5 Sessions       download them to your computer and load them to the internet so you can share them
    Grace Haddox            Mondays 11:00am - 12:00pm                        see page 8       with friends and relatives! You will also be able to add text, retouch, and add special fea-
    Begins February 22                                                                        tures to them!
    Liberals & Conservatives... The Making of Mexico.                        5 Sessions
                                                                                              Week 5 March 22 - 25
    Arturo Quevedo Rivero   Mondays 11:00am - 12:00pm                        see page 9
    Begins April 12                                                                           Learn how to use Microsoft Word COM5                                            4 Sessions
                                                                                              In this class you will aquire the skills to be able to write letter, create lables, use images,
                                                                                              and much much more!! All of this will be done by using Microsoft Word. (this class is not
    TIEN SHAN TZI CENTER                                                                      for beginners in computer use)
    1629 Montana Ave. (Corner Dallas Street)
    Tai-Chi                                                                  24 Sessions      Week 6 April 5 - 8
    Sifu Roberto Briseno         Tuesdays & Thursdays 9:30am - 10:30am       see page 9       E- Mailing Made Easy COM6                                                    4 Sessions
    Begins February 16                                                                        Learn the basics of communicating with individuals via the Internet. If you are already
                                                                                              ‘e-mailing’, improve your skills by setting up contact lists, managing your saved mail,
    MONTEVISTA CENTER                                                                         avoiding harmful downloads and other refinements to the fine art of communication in the
    1575 Belvidere                                                                            ‘virtual postal service’. The first class will be dedicated to creating new email accounts for
                                                                                              students who don’t have email. If you already have email, you don’t have to come to the
    Liberals and Conservatives... the Making of Mexico                       6 Sessions       first class.
    Arturo Quevedo Rivero   Tuesdays 9:00am - 10:00am                        see page 14
    Begins February 23                                                                        Each Class limited to 15 Students. Enroll Early.
    Creativity of Man Explored: Unit II:                                     6 Sessions
    The Dark Ages to the Enlightenment of Italian Renaissance
    Florence Schwein         Tuesdays 9:00am - 10:00am                       see page 11                                                                 OLLI at UTEP:
    Begins April 13
                                                                                                                                                         UTEP 500 W. University Ave.
    ESPERANZA ACOSTA MORENO REGIONAL PUBLIC LIBRARY                                                                                                      Miners Hall Suite 209
    12480 Pebble Hills Blvd.
                                                                                                                                                         El Paso, TX. 79968
    Repujado                                                                 6 Sessions
    Romana Saenz Hawkins         Thursdays 1:00pm - 2:00pm                   see page 6
    Begins February 25
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                                                                                                                                                         7 6280 & 7 8848
    El Paso and the Mexican Revolution of 1910                               6 Sessions
    Arturo Quevedo Rivero   Thursdays 1:00pm - 2:00pm                        see page 11
    Begins April 15
                                   ART CLASSES                                                                                      ART CLASSES
  Members enrolled for the semester in OLLI at UTEP may enroll in one art class with the
                                                                                                 Matting & Framing... easy as 1,2,3 ART7                                     6 Sessions
  semester fee.
                                                                                                 Janet Archibald
  For each additional art class $10.00
                                                                                                 Learn the fundamentals of matting and framing your own photos or original artwork. Learn
  Enrollment limited to 15 for each class. Register Early.                                       the basics of constructing your own frame from frame moulding, measuring, cutting and
                                                                                                 securing corners. Materials needed will be discussed during the first day of class and you
  Repujado or Metal Embossing ART1                                          12 Sessions          will be told when to bring them to class.
  Romana Saenz Hawkins
                                                                                                 You may bring a small project (no larger than about 8 X 10) to get started. The instructor
  In Repujado or Metal Embossing you manipulate a thin piece of metal into a piece of art.       will provide samples of materials. You may purchase mat board and framing materials
  You will be working with at least one of the following metals specific to embossing: alumi-    from recommended suppliers during the course of the class. Wait and see the process
  nun, pewter, copper or brass. Beginning students will be introduced to the basic tools and     before purchasing any materials.
  techniques used in this unique medium. A beginner’s kit will be available for students for
  $10 payable at the first class so that you may begin learning, practicing and working im-      Begins April 12                      Mondays 1:00 – 2:30pm                 Miners Hall 308
  mediately. Advanced students will review instruction in advanced techniques.
  Begins February 15                   Mondays 1:00 – 3:00pm               Miners Hall 207       Introduction to Advanced Oil Painting ART8                                 6 Sessions
  Begins February 25                   Thursdays 1:00 - 2:00pm
                                       Esperanza Moreno Acosta Regional Public Library           Ben Avant
                                                                                                 The focus of this course will be how to paint in order to overcome limitations. Students will
  Drawing is for Everyone ART2                                              6 Sessions           explore painterly techniques such as drawing with paint, understanding and using brushes
                                                                                                 and other tools, establishing perspective and the effective layering of paint to achieve dra-
  Calixto Manny Guerra                                                                           matic lighting and depth. Painting from photographs and from imagination will be encour-
  You have a natural ability to draw. Come discover it! Drawing is basic to almost every art     aged.
  form. The class will focus on drawing from a live model using charcoal, colored pencils
  and pastels. This course is open to a beginning, intermediate and advanced students who        Begins April 15                      Fridays 9:00 – 11:00am                    Fox Room 1
  may proceed at their own individual pace.
  Begins February 19                   Fridays 9:00 – 11:00am                  Fox Room 1
                                                                                                 Advanced Watercolour ART9                                                  6 Sessions
                                                                                                 Atalo Mendez
  Landscape Painting In Oils ART3                                           12 Sessions
  Rosario Ponte                                                                                  This class is for the student who already has the basic tools and some experience with
  Create a landscape from your favorite photo under the guidance of professional artist          the medium. Students will learn advanced techniques: masking, lifting, splatting, dry
  Rosario Ponte. Learn cool-warm color theory, harmony, perspective and how to create            brush, scraping, wet-on-wet, etc. In a demo-like class the student will execute larger
  atmosphere in your painting. Come and enjoy. New as well as experienced students are           and more complicated projects. We will touch on such topics as matting, framing, and
  welcome.                                                                                       making prints.
  Begins February 19                   Fridays 9:00 – 11:00am                  Fox Room 3
                                                                                                 Begins April 15                      Fridays 1:00 – 2:30pm                     Fox Room 2
  Realistic and Decorative Elements in Acrylic ART4                         6 Sessions
  Connie Weaver                                                                                  Decoupage for Beginners ART10                                              6 Sessions
  Paint on canvas, wood, tin, terra cotta , walls, cardboard, and paper. You will learn the      Gabby Urias
  A,B,C’s of acrylic: how to start, execute and finish a project. Decorative or witty and
  whimsical, you will learn how to handle brushes to get certain results. Learn to not be        Combine color and pictures to form your own expression of art. Decoupage is the art of
  afraid of paint and to love color and have fun! This class is for beginners and experienced    decorating surfaces by applying cutouts (as of paper) and then coating with usually sev-
  painters alike. A supply list will be available before classes start.                          eral layers of finish (lacquer or varnish). This technique is fun and you can create beautiful
  Begins February 19                   Fridays 11:00 – 1:00pm                  Fox Room 2        art pieces. All you need is a good pair of scissors, cutouts, and imagination.
                                                                                                 Create jewelry boxes, glass bottles, plaques, etc. Use printed cutouts or your own photo-
  Beginning Watercolour ART5                                                6 Sessions           graphs to create heirlooms.
  Atalo Mendez                                                                                   Begins April 15                      Fridays 1:00 – 3:00pm                     Fox Room 1
  Students will learn the basic characteristics of this medium and its tools: brushes, papers,
  pigments etc. In a demo-like class, students will learn the basics of colour, perspective,
  composition and drawing. They also will learn different techniques used in this medium.        Painting with Pastels ART11                                                6 Sessions
                                                                                                 Tina Yetter Jones
  Begins February 19                   Fridays11:00 – 1:00pm                   Fox Room 2
                                                                                                 Pure pigment in a stick makes painting a new adventure. Layer, blend, experiment, play.
                                                                                                 Join Degas, Renoir and Cassatt and fall in love with the ease and pure color of pastels.
  Open Studio Acrylics ART6                                                 6 Sessions
                                                                                                 Begins April 15                      Fridays 1:00 - 3:00pm              Fox Fine Arts 256
  Gabi Urias/Janet Archibald
  Experiment with this very versatile medium and you will be in love! Use acrylics as you
  would oils or watercolors without the mess or allergies. We will work on landscapes, still-
  life and model sketches from your drawing class.
  Everyone will be working at their own pace.                                                                        VISIT US ONLINE :
 Begins February 19                   Fridays 1:00 – 3:00pm                   Fox Room 1
    CLASS DESCRIPTIONS                                                      MONDAY                  CLASS DESCRIPTIONS                                                           MONDAY
    World Geography and Travel CE2                                             6 Sessions           Liberals & Conservatives…the Making of Mexico HIS2                         6 Sessions
    James B. McIntyre                                                                               Arturo Quevedo
    Where have all the Celts gone? Join Jim and Katy McIntyre as they explore the Republic          19th. Century Monarchists vs Republicans…Centralist vs Federalist…Mexico vs the
    of Ireland and Northern Ireland and look for their ancestors in Scotland.. didn’t find all of   USA…Benito Juarez vs Maximiliano. To all these contrary elements, add the French Inva-
    them. As a bonus, Jim will really get off the beaten path and travel Nicaragua! (since he’s     sion and the 32 years of Porfirio Diaz’s dictatorship, El Porfiriato, and we have the Making
                                                                                                    of Mexico.
    in the neighborhood.)
                                                                                                    Begins April 12                      Mondays 9:00 – 10:00am                  Nazareth Hall
    Begins February 15                   Mondays 1:00 – 2:30pm                 Quinn Hall 212

    Our Changing World CE1
    12 Sessions
    Various Presenters                                                                              Tai-Chi BMS1                                                     24 Sessions/12 weeks
    In this traditionally popular course we                                                         Sifu Roberto Briseno
    investigate the modern world with UTEP
    faculty and other recognized profes-                                                            These exercises are designed to improve physical and mental health. The mind, body and
    sionals and experts from the borderland                                                         spirit are trained together. These non-aerobic exercises can increase flexibility, stamina,
    community. Global, national and local is-                                                       agility, overall well being and improve the immune system.
    sues are subjects for this highly dynamic                                                       Additional Fee: $20.00
    series of lectures.                                                                             Note days, time and place.
    Begins February 15                   Mondays 2:45 - 4:15pm                 Quinn Hall 212       Begins February 16              Tuesdays and Thursdays 9:30 - 11:00am
                                                                                                    Tien Shan Tzi Center 1629 Montana St. (Corner Dallas Street)

    William Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night LIT2                                   6 Sessions
    Grace Haddox                                                                                    Giving Life to Writing WRI1                                                6 Sessions
    In Twelfth Night, students will explore why Viola is one of Shakespeare’s most beloved          Nancy Ann Shaffer, MFA
    and enduring comedic heroines. This is a rollicking play filled with disguises, gender-         In this creative writing workshop course we will explore the use of literary techniques to
    bending, food, drink, and, most importantly, love. We will read a full text of the play and     bring your writing to life, whether with fictional characters and settings or pages from your
    watch a film production and intersperse the whole course with stimulating and interesting       own life and memories. We’ll explore, through readings and discussions, techniques that
    discussions of life and love in Elizabethan England.                                            work for both fiction and creative non-fiction. Sharing and feedback on your own writing is
    Begins February 22                   Mondays 11:00 – 12:00pm                 Nazareth Hall      a non-obligatory element of this course.
                                                                                                    Begins February 16                   Tuesdays 1:00 – 2:30pm               Miners Hall 308
    Selected Topics in Islam CE3                                               6 Sessions
    Bert Diamondstein                                                                               American “Classical” Music MUS1                                            6 Sessions
    This course will look at selected themes concerning Islam, of relevance to contemporary         James L. Smith
    world affairs: a comparison of some fundamental concepts common to the three western            This class will explore the uniquely American sound that emerged in “classical” concert
    Monotheisms; a comparative overview of the two primary branches of Islam and a look at          music in the 20th Century. In exploring the characteristics of this sound, students will ex-
    Islam in Afghanistan.                                                                           amine the music of such great American composers as Charles Ives, Aaron Copland, and
    The objective is to foster awareness of a shared religious tradition and the realization that   Leonard Bernstein.
    diversity of religious beliefs should not lead to conflict.
                                                                                                    Begins February 16                   Tuesdays 1:00 – 2:30pm               Miners Hall 201
    This course is designed for mature participants willing to move outside the “comfort zone”
    frequently associated with discussions of religious themes.
    Begins April 12                      Mondays 1:00 – 2:30pm                 Quinn Hall 212       The Art and Science of Feng Shui BMS2                                      6 Sessions
                                                                                                    Leighton Dahl
                                                                                                    Have you ever walked by a doorway and suddenly felt compelled to enter, drawn into the
    Spanish Conversation LAN4                                                  6 Sessions           room by an overwhelming feeling of warmth, comfort, or peace? When furniture, acces-
    Maria del Carmen Hernandez                                                                      sories, and the objects within a space are arranged in such a way that we experience
    This class will cover Spanish idiomatic expressions and simple conversation using phras-        feelings of safety, support, and being protected, we become at ease with ourselves and
    es in present tense and basic grammar (regular and irregular verbs). Special attention to       our environment. Feng Shui is the ancient Chinese art of placement.
    accent markings and stressed syllables is part of this class, designed for students who
    have taken basic Spanish and want more experience conversing in the language.                   Begins February 16                   Tuesdays 2:45 – 4:15pm               Miners Hall 200
    Begins April 12                      Mondays 1:00 - 2:30pm                 Miners Hall 308

               Enrollment Begins January 1 - Classes Begin February 15                                                                         47       47
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     CLASS DESCRIPTIONS                                                             TUESDAY           CLASS DESCRIPTIONS                                                               TUESDAY
     The Medieval Church REL2                                                   6 Sessions            Art History; Man’s Creativity Explored – Unit II ATH1                       6 Sessions
     Sandra Harding, Ph.D.                                                                            Florence Schwein
     Medieval Europe was filled with fighting and bloodshed while the Catholic Church was             The Dark Ages to the Enlightenment of Italian Renaissance
     an institution central to its life. How did the Church manage to convert the inhabitants of
     the Roman empire aswell as the Germanic tribes who invaded it? How did it attempt to             In Unit II of Creativity Explored, an art history survey class, we discover the crafts of build-
     uphold orthodox beliefover the centuries? Did it have a monopoly on religious belief? Was        ing Cathedrals, making manuscripts, and tapestries; the Golden Age of the Florence and
     it fundamentally aspiritual institution, or not? Why did it promote the Crusades? Finally, did   Venice; and the sculptures and paintings of the Italian Enlightenment. From the illumina-
     it rule medieval Europe?                                                                         tions of the Book of Kells to the sculptures of Michelangelo it is a fascinating period of new
                                                                                                      ways to look at our world.
     Begins February 16                   Tuesdays 2:45 – 4:15pm                Miners Hall 201
                                                                                                      Begins April 13                       Tuesdays 9:00 – 10:00am                     Montevista

     History of Sunland Park HIS6                                               6 Sessions
                                                                                                      El Paso and The Mexican Revolution of 1910 HIS4                              6 Sessions
     Carlos Caraveo
                                                                                                      Arturo Quevedo Rivero
     The City of Sunland Park or Las Vueltas Del Rio, became the crossroad to prehistory and
     history. Today, it is possible to see the meandering of the Rio Grande to the Bridge at Sun-     The twin cities of Juarez and El Paso came alive with the arrival of the railroad in 1888. So
     land Park. Las Vueltas del Rio is also a reference to El Camino Real and Oñate’s travel          begins an epic story that enrolled two countries and two cities in one of the most dramatic
     around the mountain of Cristo Rey down to the river.                                             periods of 20th century history. From the Diaz-Taft conference of 1909 followed by the
                                                                                                      beginning of an armed rebellion in Chihuahua State comes an exiting story that occurred
     Begins February 16                   Tuesdays 2:45 – 4:15pm                Miners Hall 207       on our doorstep. The main personalities, events and places are the subjects of this epic;
                                                                                                      among them: Huerta, Madero, Orozco,Wilson, Zapata, Villa, Pershing, coups d’etat,
                                                                                                      betrayals, alliances, assassinations, Ciudad Juarez, Columbus, Fort Bliss. This is a history
     American Thought: Key Ideas that have Shaped Modern America SOC3                                 story not to be missed.
     Carl Jackson, Ph.D.                                   6 Sessions                                 Begins April 15                       Tuesdays 1:00 - 2:30pm                 Acosta Library
     Join Dr. Jackson in examining key movements that have influenced American beliefs and
     actions through later United States History, beginning with “The American Search for Iden-
     tity”. Subsequent lectures will examine the impact of Puritanism, Enlightenment concepts,        Art History; Man’s Creativity Explored – Unit IV ATH2                       6 Sessions
     Transcendentalism, Darwinian evolution and racial thought upon later American His-               Florence Schwein
     tory. While the major ideas largely came from Europe, they clearly took on a distinctively
     “American” quality when transplanted to North America.                                           18th. Century Civil Elegance, Classical Revival and Romanticism
     Begins February 16                   Tuesdays 2:45 – 4:15pm               Miners Hall 201        In Unit IV of Creativity Explored, an art history survey class, we look at the splendors and
                                                                                                      civil elegance of 18th Century Europe and move to the revival of classicism and on to ro-
                                                                                                      manticism. The importation of Asian artistic styles (Chinese, Japanese, and Korean) to the
     Why Is There Suffering? - Where is God? SOC2                               6 Sessions            west brings about a new appreciation of mans’ creativity of design and use of materials.
     Alan Dean, Ph.D.                                                                                 Begins April 13                       Tuesdays 1:00 – 2:30pm                Miners Hall 201
     This course offers a brief non-dogmatic look at what is known as the “problem of evil,”
     which resolves itself to the problem of defining the nature of God. That’s a problem with no
     agreed upon solution, yet we persist in trying.                                                  The Rise and Fall of the Zulu Nation CE5                                     6 Sessions
     To be discussed:                                                                                 Robert Wren, Ph.D.
              • Theo-what? (how can God be all-powerful and all-loving in the midst of a              The course will trace the formation of the Zulu tribal group in South Africa, following the
                suffering world?)                                                                     careers of the Zulu leaders Shaka, Dingane, Mbane, and Ceteshwayo. We will also look at
              • Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God (view from the Torah and the Hebrew prophets)    the colonial history of Natal (now known as kwaZula Natal) and Boers.
              • The Mystery of Suffering (Job and Ecclesiastes)
              • For the Greater Good (Joseph, 2 Isaiah’s suffering servant songs and Paul             Begins April 13                       Mondays 2:45 – 4:15pm                 Miners Hall 201
                of Tarsus)
              • God has the Last Word (Jewish-Christian apocalypticism – Daniel,Jesus
                and Revelation)
              • God’s Boundaries (working within natural laws and through people as a challenge).
     Begins April 6                       Tuesdays 2:45 – 4:15pm                Miners Hall 201
                                                                                                      Liberales y Conservadores... Estructurando a México HIS3 6 Sessions
                                                                                                      Arturo Quevedo Rivero
     From Jerusalem to Rome REL3                                                8 Sessions            Monarcas contra republicanos…centralistas contra federalistas…México contra EEUU…
     Richard Albin, Ph.D.                                                                             Benito Juárez contra Maximiliano… Todos estos elementos contrarios junto con la inva-
     The spread of the Christian Church in the first 100 years according to the Book of Acts.         sión Francesa y los 32 años de Porfiriato, son lo que componen el México del siglo XIX.
     This course will be a chapter by chapter examination of the Book of Acts in the Christian        Lecture and discussion in Spanish.
     scripture. Some information from church history texts will be presented, also.                   Begins February 17           Wednesdays 1:00 – 2:30pm                       Miners Hall 207
     Important persons studied will be Peter, Paul, Stephen, Philip, Timothy, Barnabas, Lydia,        Lecture and Discussion in Spanish.
     Priscilla and others. A text will be available at nominal cost.
     Class members should bring a Bible or a New Testament.
                                                                                                                             The School for Your Second Fifty Years
     Begins April 6                       Tuesdays 1:00 – 2:30pm                Miners Hall 200
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     CLASS DESCRIPTIONS                                                 WEDNESDAY                  CLASS DESCRIPTIONS                                                      WEDNESDAY
     China Today:2010 CE4                                                       6 Sessions         Introduction to French LAN3                                                 6 Sessions
     Paul Huchton, M.D.                                                                            Azdin Amdaa
     The people and places of China are the subjects of this series. It includes dynastic and      Planning on walking the streets of Paris in the near future? Or perhaps, you want to
     recent history, the current political and economic situation with emphasis on current Sino-   expand your knowledge of a different language. If so, this course will offer you the chance
     U.S. relations. Other topics are the arts, music, and sports, including the 2008 Olympics     to discover the basics of conversational French. You will be provided the tools you need to
     in Beijing. We will see portrayals of the 2008 earthquake and the Tibetan and Xinjiang        be able to communicate in French in a way that will be fun and easy! Bon Voyage!
     uprisings particularly relating to Muslim populations. All these subjects are sure to raise   Begins April 7                        Wednesdays 1:00 – 2:30pm             Miners Hall 207
     questions and much discussion.
     Begins February 17                   Wednesdays 1:00 – 2:30pm Miners Hall 201                 Yoga You: Start Where You Are BMS4                                          6 Sessions
                                                                                                   Phyllis Price, MA.
     German Philosophy: from Kant to Hannah Arendt PHI1                         6 Sessions         Come and practice a beginning level, quiet, slow-moving yoga that uses your breath to
     Jules Simon, Ph.D.                                                                            aid you in classic yogic positions (asanas). This practice improves strength, flexibility, bal-
                                                                                                   ance, posture, health and focus. We’ll also practice breathing exercises (pranayama) that
     During this week course, we will explore the philosophies of six very famous German phi-      increase your lung capacity, energy, and calm and pratyahara (withdrawing our senses
     losophers: Immanuel Kant, G.W.F. Hegel, Friedrich Nietzsche, Franz Rosenzweig, Martin         from the busy outside world and into our inner worlds - a form of meditation). Each 1 1/2
     Heidegger, and Hannah Arendt. We will cover one philosopher per session.                      hour session will end with savasana: lying prone in deep relaxation/meditation. You will
     Texts will be available one week before the start of class in the OLLI office.                leave refreshed in mind/body/spirit.
     Begins February 17                   Wednesdays 2:45 – 4:15pm             Miners Hall 200     Begins April 14                       Wednesdays 1:00 – 2:30pm             Miners Hall 308

     La Felicidad y como Encontrarla BMS3                                       6 Sessions         The Great Pass of the North; Pasos al Pasado Part II HIS5                   6 Sessions
     Luis Fernando Ramos                                                                           Nicholas P. Houser
     Casi todo el mundo esta de acuerdo en que la felicidad es una de las mas importantes          Explore the history of the Pass of the North and learn about the people who developed
     metas en la vida, sino es que la maxima. Sin embargo, muy poco sabemos sobre la               the El Paso area and the Southwest. This story of conquest, rebellion, and settlement
     felicidad. Que es la felicidad? Como se es feliz? Es usted feliz? Como se puede saber si      recognizes the contributions of Native Americans, Europeans, Africans, and others. Topics
     alguien es realmente feliz?                                                                   include the Tigua Indians, the Missions, the first public health campaign in the New World
                                                                                                   and much more.
     Estas y otras muchas preguntas encontraran respuesta en este curso que aborda el tema
     de la felicidad de una manera amena y sencilla. Aprendera ademas diversas tecnicas que        Begins April 14                       Wednesdays 1:00 - 2:30pm             Miners Hall 200
     le permitiran mejorar su calidad de vida considerablemente.
     Lecture and discussion in Spanish
     Begins February 17                   Wednesdays 2:45 – 4:15pm             Miners Hall 207                                                                              THURSDAY
     Western Cultural Heritage for Spring 2010                                                     Tai-Chi BMS1                                                      24 Sessions/12 weeks
     Larry Johnson, Ph.D.                                                                          Sifu Roberto Briseno
                                                                                                   For class description see Page 9
     Dr. Johnson continues our traversal of this important UTEP Humanities Course.
     Texts will be available at nominal cost.
                                                                                                   Writing Memoirs WRI2                                                        6 Sessions
     First Six Weeks: Hesiod’s Dark Vision PHI2                                 6 Sessions         Nancy Natalicio
     Hesiod’s Theogony offers us an opportunity to see the Greek gods as the Greeks saw            Have you asked yourself how how you became the person you are today? Come dis-
     them, prior to their transformation by the Romans.                                            cover the past through the present and record your memories for yourself, your family
                                                                                                   and friends. Come write, read and listen. All you need is paper, a fast-writing pen and an
     His Works and Days then outline how man is to respond to that dark vision.
                                                                                                   explorer’s curiosity!
     Begins February 17                   Wednesdays 2:45 – 4:15pm             Miners Hall 201
                                                                                                   Begins February 18                    Thursdays 1:00 – 2:30pm              Miners Hall 200

     Second Six Weeks: Ovid - The Gods in Play PHI3                             6 Sessions
                                                                                                   William Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night LIT1                                    6 Sessions
     Ovid’s Metamorphoses offer us an opportunity to examine the range of interactions be-
     tween the Roman gods and mankind, interactions which have become the basis for both
                                                                                                   Grace Haddox
     charming stories and moral homilies in the intervening centuries.                             In Twelfth Night, students will explore why Viola is one of Shakespeare’s most beloved
                                                                                                   and enduring comedic heroines. This is a rollicking play filled with disguises, gender-
     Begins April 14                      Wednesdays 2:45 – 4:15pm             Miners Hall 201     bending, food, drink, and, most importantly, love. We will read a full text of the play and
                                                                                                   watch a film production and intersperse the whole course with stimulating and interesting
                                                                                                   discussions of life and love in Elizabethan England.

       Send your Registration Form to: UTEP 500 W. University Ave. Miners Hall 209                 Begins February 18                    Thursdays 2:45 – 4:15pm              Miners Hall 201

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     CLASS DESCRIPTIONS                                                           THURSDAY             CLASS DESCRIPTIONS                                                                FRIDAY
     John Steinbeck: Novels & Films LIT3                                         6 Sessions            The Human Story as Told by 20th Century Art ATH3                          6 Sessions
     Mimi Gladstein, Ph.D                                                                              Polly Perez
     Steinbeck is a writer whose works were often made into successful films. In this course,          Art isn’t so distant in its concepts when the human component of creation is revealed. As
     we will study 4 of his novels and their film adaptations. The novels are: Of Mice and Men,        long as humans have existed they have created art and in the 20th century artistic cre-
     The Grapes of Wrath, Cannery Row and Sweet Thursday. In order to watch the films,                 ations exploded in meaning, materials, and interpretation. Find out how much you already
     three of the classes will need to run a bit past the 4:15 class end time.                         may know about 20th century and contemporary art just from being a human. This class
     Begins April 8                        Thursdays 2:45 – 4:15pm              Miners Hall 201        will cover modern and contemporary art history in the context of human experience and
                                                                                                       art history, with attention to art appreciation and interpretation.
                                                                                                       Begins April 16                      Fridays 1:00 – 2:30pm                Miners Hall 201
     An Introduction to Genesis REL1                                             6 Sessions
     Rabbi Larry Bach
     Professor Amy-Jill Levine of the Vanderbilt University Divinity School will be our “profes-
                                                                                                       Three Masters of Greek Thought PHI4                                           6 Sessions
     sor” and Rabbi Larry Bach of Temple Mount Sinai will be her “teaching assistant” as we            John Haddox, Ph.D.
     explore the first book of the Hebrew Scriptures. Each class will include viewing of a             This class examines the lives, thought and legacies of the Classic Greek Philosophers:
     30-minute lecture from Levine’s “Great Courses,” followed by an hour of guided questions          Socrates, Plato and Aristotle in lecture, discussion and video. Come prepared to discover
     and conversation with Rabbi Bach. During our six weeks we’ll explore: “In the Beginning”,         or reinforce your understanding of the bases for Western Civilization as developed by the
     “Adam and Eve”, “Murder, Flood Dispersion”, “Abraham, Sarah and Hagar”, “Isaac” and               ancient Greek Masters.
     “The Jacob Saga”.                                                                                 Begins April 16                      Fridays 2:45 – 4:15pm               Miners Hall 201
     Begins April 15                       Thursdays 1:00 – 2:30pm              Miners Hall 201

                                                                                      FRIDAY           AARP Safe Driving OTH1                                                    1 Session
     Mindfulness & Meditation for Healthy Living BMS5                            6 Sessions            Len Krugman
     Lynn Provenzano-Guris                                                                             A refresher course for mature drivers that includes proven approaches to compensate
     Draw yourself into the present...learn the practice of meditation and open doors to creative      for age related physical changes affecting driving ability. Completion certificate may
     visualization. Discover holistic ways to receive and release energies affecting your well-        entitle registrants to a 10% insurance discount for three years.
                                                                                                       Certificate fee: payable to AARP
     Begins February 19                    Fridays 1:00 - 2:30pm                Miners Hall 308
                                                                                                       AARP members-$12, non-members-$1.
                                                                                                       One Session Saturday February 27                        9am– 3pm          Miners Hall 207
     Liberals & Conservatives…the Making of Mexico HIS1                          6 Sessions
     Arturo Quevedo
     19th. Century Monarchists vs Republicans…Centralist vs Federalist…Mexico vs the                   Conversational Italian: Intermediate LAN2                                 12 Sessions
     USA…Benito Juarez vs Maximiliano. To all these contrary elements, add the French Inva-            Albert Balesh, M.D.
     sion and the 32 years of Porfirio Diaz’s dictatorship, El Porfiriato, and we have the Making      The fun and the learning continue with this intermediate course, which increases Italian
     of Mexico.                                                                                        conversational skills and introduces the remaining verb forms and idiomatic expressions
     Begins February 19                    Fridays 9:00 – 10:00am                Montevista            needed to experience “La Dolce Vita” on that first journey, quest, or second honeymoon in
                                                                                                       Rome, Florence, Naples, Venice, or Milan.

     Films With A Mind Of Their Own SOC1                                         6 Sessions            ENROLLMENT LIMITED TO OLLI STUDENTS OF FALL 2009 CONVERSATIONAL ITALIAN:
     Garland Greene                                                                                    INTERMEDIATE Fee:$20
     Documentary filmmakers use their creativity, their skills, and the tools of their craft to por-   Begins February 20                   Saturdays 11:00 – 12:30pm            Miners Hall 207
     tray their perception of the people and events that shape the world in which we live. The
     creations they bring to the screen may reveal newly discovered information, provide an
     in-depth examination of familiar knowledge, and challenge or reinforce long-held opinions.        Conversational Italian: Basic LAN1                                        6 Sessions
     Films on topics as diverse as an election battle between an entrenched incumbent and an           Albert Balesh, M.D.
     upstart challenger, a video letter to the son of a friend about the father he will never see,
     and how the faith of a woman helped end a civil war and reshape a nation will be viewed           The basic course explores Italian language, culture, customs, and daily life. It is, however,
     during this semester.                                                                             a foreign language course, and not for the lazy or faint of heart. A strong introduction to
                                                                                                       contemporary Italian language is given, while at the same time keeping it simple and mak-
     A discussion period will follow each film in which all points of view are welcome to aid us in    ing the course fun for all. A text book will be available at nominal cost.
     our continuing battle against hardening of the attitudes.                                         Begins February 20                   Saturdays 1:00 - 2:30pm             Miners Hall 201
     Begins February 19                    Fridays 2:45 – 4:15pm                Miners Hall 201
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     Richard W. Albin, Ph.D. retired from the UTEP faculty after 31 years of teaching religion, cultural      Dr. Mimi R. Gladstein is Professor of English, UTEP and President of the National John
     diversity and related courses. He Holds a BA in Philosophy, Vanderbilt University; Master of Divin-      Steinbeck Society.
     ity, Harvard; Master of Sacred Theology, Andover Newton Theological School; Master of Counsel-
     ing, UTEP and Ph.D., University of Connecticut. He is a frequent teacher and retreat leader for          Calixto“Manny” Guerra, is a self taught artist working in charcoal, watercolors and oils over
     the Catholic Dioceses of El Paso and Las Cruces. Dr. Albin has taught with our Lifelong Learning         several years since retirement from the EPISD. He has studied with local established artists to
     program for several years.                                                                               refine techniques and receive critique of his work. Manny is a gifted artist and teacher who also
                                                                                                              continues to learn with each semester at OLLI.
     Azdin Amdaa holds a bachelors in Graphic Design and a Space Design diploma from the School
     of Publishing and Graphic Art Maximilien Vox in Paris, France. He has taught drawing both at             Lynn Provenzano-Guris has facilitated personal and professional development for over 2 years
     the Conservatory of Art in France and at UTEP in El Paso, TX. His love for the French language           in corporate and community groups. She has world-wide, cross cultural experience and special-
     began when he moved to France as a child and continued throughout his life. He was a tutor for           izes in interpersonal skills, creative energy work and motivation. Lynn is a Reiki Master, Pranic
     high school students in Paris and hopes to share his knowledge of this language and culture to           Healer and devotee of Tai-Chi and ChiGong
     students in El Paso.                                                                                     Grace Haddox is a UTEP graduate with a Masters of Arts in English and American Literature. She
     Janet Archibald is a former military and commercial pilot. She holds a B.S. in Chemistry and M.S.        teaches English at the El Paso Community College.
     in Psychology, but her current avocation is as a successful adult arts educator for over ten years.      John H. Haddox, Ph.D. has taught at The University of Texas at El Paso for over 0 years, includ-
     Her favorite media are watercolor, acrylic, pencil and collage. Janet has participated in numer-         ing 13 as Chairman of the Department of Philosophy. Among his academic honors are: Faculty
     ous local shows since 200. She says she likes looking for ‘happy accidents’ in her art work and         research Award and Faculty Teaching Award, UTEP; elected member of the honorary Mexican
     experimenting with new techniques.                                                                       Society, the Seminario de la Cultura Mexicana; Dove Lecturer at NMSU ; chosen as the Samuel E.
     Ben Avant was born and raised in Alpine, Texas in the heart of the Big Bend where he received            Zeigler Fellow in Human and Civil Rights. He has lectured at Oxford University and the Charles
     his first lessons in oil painting at age five. He first showed in art galleries in Denver during the     University in Prague, Czech Republic.
     years 1990-199. Mr. Avant has long devoted much of his time to studying the works of the Mas-           Sandra Harding, Ph.D. is a lecturer in history and humanities at UTEP. Her doctorate in early
     ters. It was the work of Salvador Dali that first inspired him to study art and not to merely enjoy it   modern European history is from the University of California at Berkeley. She has held assistant
     as a hobby. From Dali he learned both the method and the madness.                                        professorships at Michigan State University, Coe College in Cedar Rapids, Iowa and at UTEP. Dr.
     He does surrealistic paintings and numerous plein air paintings, most of which are impres-               Harding has developed and taught upper level courses at UTEP in European Medieval history
     sionistic. He says that most of his muses “have wings” Mr. Avant has shown in Arizona, California,
                                                          .                                                   and participated in teaching the Western Cultural Heritage Course. Dr Harding retired from UTEP
     Colorado, Texas, and Mexico, and won numerous top awards in El Paso.                                     in 200.

     Larry Bach, Rabbi of Temple Mount Sinai, was born and raised in Albany, New York. He received a          Romana Saenz Hawkins attended the Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara, Mexico with a
     Bachelor of Arts degree in Judaic Studies from the University of Albany 1991 and holds a Master          major in Industrial Psychology . She has been Instructor of Psychology for the Escuela Superior
     of Arts degree in Hebrew Letters. He was ordained a Rabbi in 1998. The Rabbi is a member of the          de Psicologia, Juarez and was Human Resources Coordinator with responsibilities for administra-
     Central Conference of American Rabbis and of the National Association of Jewish Rabbis.                  tive oversight in 8 plants in the states of Chihuahua and Coahuila. She has pursued an avocation
                                                                                                              as an artist and teacher of metal embossing (repujado) since 2003 with completion of training in
     Albert M. Balesh, M.D., is a native of Chicago, Illinois. He holds a B.S. in Biology from Loyola         levels through Master Level at the University of Juarez. Her work has been exhibited throughout
     University of Chicago. From 19 to 199, Dr. Balesh resided in Italy, where he obtained an Ital-        West Texas and New Mexico.
     ian Language diploma from the University of Perugia in 19, and a Doctor of Medicine (M.D.)
     degree from the University of Rome School of Medicine in 1993. He has written three books of             Maria del Carmen Hernandez, on the faculty of UTEP’s Languages and Linguistics Department,
     poetry and is currently completing his first novel. Dr. Balesh taught Italian Language courses           received a BA degree in Media and Mass Communications from the University of Chihuaha and
     for UTEP Public and Professional Programs from 2001-2009, and basic Italian language and ESL             holds an MA in Spanish from the Universidad Autonoma de Cd. Juarez. She has been coordinator
     courses in the UTEP Department of Languages and Linguistics. He began teaching basic Italian             for the Arts Department, City of Juarez, in such programs as The Siglo de Oro Festival, and the
     language for an enthusiastic group of OLLI students in Spring, 2009.                                     Border Festival.

     Sifu Roberto Briseño’s experience in the Eastern Martial Arts began in 193. This has included           Nicholas P. Houser’s background is in Anthropology, History, and Public Health. He holds an M.A.
     guidance by Grand Master Ark Yuey Wong and other masters from China. He studied Chi-Gong                 in Anthropology (University of Arizona Tucson), Masters Degree in Public Health (University of
     at the Taoist Institute of Los Angeles and has been a martial arts instructor in El Paso since 199.     California, Berkeley), and a BA in History (Lewis & Clark College, Portland, Oregon). His profes-
                                                                                                              sional experience includes anthropology, history, and public health. He has written articles in
     Carlos F. Caraveo is a research anthropologist and archeologist. He is from the original staff           professional journals and books, and has created historical and cultural exhibits for museums
     of the Joint Casas Grandes Expedition, Amerind Foundation, Dragoon, Arizona; archeological               and cultural centers. Mr. Houser works as an independent consultant and guest lecturer; he
     excavation and subsequent publication of the Casas Grandes (Paquime) Report. BS in Geology               writes historical reports and is presently creating a novel and a screenplay.
     and Anthropology from the University of Northern Arizona, Master Program on Anthropology
     and Archeology at Museo Nacional de Antropologia, MA in Anthropology/Archeology from the                 Carl T. Jackson, Ph.D. is a member of the UTEP Department of History. His Doctorate is from
     University of Arizona.                                                                                   U.C.L.A. Dr. Jackson’s interest in religious studies grew out of research for his History to 100
                                                                                                              class and extended research on the American interest in Asian religions. He has held teaching
     Leighton Dahl, a certified Feng Shui consultant and accredited staging professional has been             appointments in Malaysia an as a Fulbright Scholar at Osaka University in Japan.
     serving the El Paso Community through Elizabeth Leighton, Inc. Feng Shui Unlimited since 199,
     focusing on individualized directional analysis, color orientation, on-site and off-site residential     Tina Yetter Jones has been working in pastels for 2 years, is a signature member of the Pastel
     and commercial consultations, staging of properties, and collaboration on remodeling, design,            Society of El Paso and is currently teaching children’s and adult pastel classes at the Art Center in
     and new home purchase and construction. She is a published author and a member of the El                 El Paso.
     Paso Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, the Woman’s Club of El Paso, and the National Association             Twelve of her large paintings of athletes are on permanent “exhibit” at New Mexico State Univer-
     of Women Business Owners.                                                                                sity in their sports VIP facility.
     E. Alan Dean, Ph.D., is professor emeritus of physics at UTEP. Regarding the course “Why so much         Tina was commissioned to paint a piece as a gift for Mrs. Laura Bush, then first lady of Texas.
     Suffering? – Where is God?” he is neither a philosopher nor a theologian, but one who has taught         One of her award winning pieces of the World Trade Center Towers was presented to Rudy Guil-
     Bible classes since 199 and approaches Bible Study with a rational physicist’s point of view.           liani when he spoke in El Paso.
     Bert M. Diamonstein holds Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from the University of Texas at El             Lawrence Johnson received his Ph.D. from the Johns Hopkins University in 192, joining the
     Paso in Philosophy & Political Science and has done advanced post graduate work in Interna-              UT-El Paso faculty that same year. Larry has served as Chair of the English Department, the
     tional Relations and Comparative Political Systems at the University of Chicago. Mr. Diamond-            Department of Communication, and the Faculty Senate. He is the recipient of the University’s
     stein has a keen interest as an amateur historian, he enjoys traditional archery along with scuba        Distinguished Achievement Awards for both Teaching Excellence and Service to Students. A
     diving. He has a commitment to the life-long learning process and a belief in the fundamental            Distinguished Graduate of the Industrial College of the Armed Forces, Larry completed over 39
     good sense of informed people living in a democracy.
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     (cont’d) years of service in the U.S. Army Reserve, retiring as a Major General. He is a recipient of   Jules Simon, Ph.D. is Associate Professor of Philosophy and Chair in the Department of Phi-
     the Army Distinguished Service Medal, among other awards. He taught in the Western Cultural             losophy at the University of Texas at El Paso and is also the Scientific Director of the Center for
     Heritage Program since its inception in the late 1980’s. He has been a contributor to the Universi-     Science, Technology, Ethics, and Policy. He is the author of Art and Responsibility: a phenomenol-
     ty’s Lifelong Learning program continuously since 1991 and serves on its Board of Directors.            ogy of the diverging paths of Rosenzweig and Heidegger, and has edited or co-edited four other
     Leonard M. Krugman is a retired engineer, pioneer in solid state applications. Author of two texts,     books: Philosophy from la Frontera: a multicultural and interdisciplinary reader (forthcoming);
     many articles, and credited with several patents in the field. Served as volunteer Texas Assistant      The Double Binds of Ethics after the Holocaust: Salvaging the Fragments; History, Religion, and
     State coordinator for AARP safe driving program. CLL Curriculum Chairman-199 to 199, Len is           Meaning: American Reflections on the Holocaust and Israel; and The Thought and Social Engage-
     a past Chairman of CLL and serves on the Executive Committee of OLLI at UTEP.                           ment in the Mexican-American Philosophy of John H. Haddox: A Collection of Critical Apprecia-
                                                                                                             tions. He teaches, writes, and presents lectures in the areas of phenomenology, ethical theory,
     Lorenzo Lafarelle, Ph.D. earned his BS in history from Sul Ross State College and a Masters degree
     in history from UTEP. His Ph.D. in History of Mexico and Hispaniamerican studies is from Univer-        German Idealism, and Jewish Philosophy.
     sidad Internacional in Coahuila, Mexico. He is retired from EPISD and has continued his career in       James L. Smith emerged from a short lived retirement as an educator, counselor, administrator
     education with service in the Education Center at Fort Bliss, El Paso Community College and with        and international lecturer to participate in OLLI at UTEP’s classrooms on the subject of Music.
     the Chicano Studies Program at UTEP.                                                                    Mr. Smith holds M.A. Degrees in Government and in History from NMSU where he had earned a
     Karla Legaspi is a licensed CPA, teaches finance and several Microsoft applications in UTEP’s divi-     Bachelor of Science Degree in Secondary Education (History and Music) in 198. He completed
     sion of Professional and Public Programs (OLLI’s sponsoring unit on campus).                            post-graduate work in History at Stanford University during 198 and in 199 and graduate
                                                                                                             work in Government in 199 at American University.
     Atalo Mendez attended Escuela de Bellas Artes in Puebla, Mexico and was apprenticed to re-
     nowned watercolorist, Carlos Teodoro Torres. Mr. Mendez has exhibited award-winning water-              Gabriela Urias is a graduate of UTEP with a bachelor’s degree in Sociology. Gabi works in acrylics,
     color work in the El Paso area and has taught this medium from Chihuahua to El Paso.                    watercolors and oils. She has studied under known artists in El Paso and in Mexico. She has ex-
     Nancy Natalicio has a Master’s in English Literature from Duke University and has enjoyed writ-         hibited in collective shows in the Museo de Arqueologia del Chamizal , the Centro Cultural de la
     ing all her life. She currently writes part-time for El Paso Inc and Southwest Senior, participates     Ciudad , the El Paso Museum of Art, Hal Marcus Gallery, EPAA Gallery and the El Paso Internation-
     in a writing group, and assists seniors one on one in writing their memoir. She has a passion for       al Museum of Art . Gabi is a member of Rio Bravo Watercolorists and El Paso Art Association, cur-
     listening to and sharing stories.                                                                       rently chairperson for RBW’s Annual Art Exhibit and curator for OLLI’s art exhibit LOS MAYORES
     Rosario Ponte is an El Paso artist, originally from Venezuela. A graduate of the New Orleans Acad-      Connie Weaver is originally from New Mexico, has lived in El Paso since 19. She studied and
     emy of Fine Arts, she also completed advanced studies at the Pennsylvannia Academy of Fine              taught acrylics technique in Germany and has participated in many exhibits. Currrently, her work
     Arts and has further studied under nationally acclaimed artists Aleksander Titovets and Daniel          may be seen at Sunland Art Gallery, Ruly’s Kitchen, The Riveria Restraunt, Open Gate Commu-
     Greene. She has been painting for 2 years and has won prizes for her oil paintings which have          nity Church and The Market Place at Placita Santa Fe . Connie encourages us to ‘expect a miracle
     been exhibited nationally and internationally. Ms. Ponte specializes in portraiture, landscapes         every day’.
     and still life art.                                                                                     Robert A. Wren, Ph.D., has taught in CLL from its inception. He holds a B. A. in English and History
     Phyllis Price has led yoga classes since 1981, both privately and at various El Paso studios, health    and M. A. in English Literature from UT El Paso and Ph.D. in English Literature from UT Austin.
     clubs, and gyms. She currently teaches vigorous Ashtanga yoga PE credit classes at UTEP and             Has taught at UT Austin and College of the Southwest, New Mexico. Dr. Wren is fluent in Spanish,
     NMSU, as well as private in-home classes. She is a Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT) with Yoga              French and classical Latin.
     Alliance, a professional organization insuring quality among U.S. teachers. She holds an MA
     in English, an MFA in writing, and is a registered Life Force Yoga Teacher (LFYT), specializing in
     yoga for depression and PTSD. She’s had special training in yoga for pregnancy, and is a certified
     Ashtanga yoga teacher.                                                                                                                           Oscar Perez, De-Mystifying
     Luis Fernando Ramos is an instructor with International Language Consultants, he designs and                                                     Gadgets and Gizmos.
     teaches Spanish language courses for corporate managers, engineers and accountants in Juarez
     maquilas. There, he currently conducts motivational sessions centered on philosophy of positive
     approaches to life issues. Mr. Ramos describes himself as an epicurean and constant student of
     life. He expects to offer his series on Felicidad (Happiness) in English for a future OLLI semester.
     This semester’s class is in Spanish.
     Arturo Quevedo Rivero a native of Chihuahua City is a graduate of Institute Tecnologico de Mon-                                                                               From Word to Skype
     terey, is a retired professor of history of the Universidad Auonoma de Ciudad Juarez, specializing                                                                            with Karla Legaspi.
     in the Mexican Revolution and Latin American Culture and Society. He is a published historian on
     topics of Mexico’s revolutionary movements and issues concerning Mexico’s border with the U.S.
     Ruben Rodarte, from Durango, Mexico, studied art in various techniques under masters in the
     U.S. and Mexico. He has been concentrating in portraiture the last 11 years, teaching at E.P. Com-
     munity College and exhibiting his work in Anaheim and Los Angeles, California, Chihuahua and
     Cd. Juarez , Mexico, as well as El Paso.
     Florence Schwein holds a Masters Degree in Museum Education with a focus on Art History
     from The George Washington University, Washington, D.C. She holds a Business Certificate from
     Marycrest College, Kankakee, Illinois; an A.A. in Liberal Arts from Blackwood Community College,
     Blackwood, New Jersey; and a BA degree in Studio Art from George Mason University, Fairfax,
     Virginia. She has served as Outreach Director at the Smithsonian Institution’s Renwick Gallery,
     Washington, D. C., and was the founding Director of the Cleveland, Ohio, Police Museum and His-
     torical Society. Mrs. Schwein is the hostess of Desert Diaries, aired week days at 8:9 a.m. on KTEP
     (88. FM). She began her work at UTEP’s Centennial Museum in 1988 as the Education Curator                                                         Nick Houser,
     and subsequently served as Director from 1992-200.                                                                                            Pasos al Pasado.
     Nancy Shaffer, MFA, is a teaching assistant in UTEP’s Department of English with courses in
     English composition and research, critical writing and creative writing. Her BA is from the Uni-
     versity of Michigan in Political Science/International Relations; she holds a Master of Fine Arts in
     English/Creative Writing from UTEP.
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                                   REGISTER EARLY!


                  EACH ONE BRING ONE                                                                                 CLL to OLLI 20th ANNIVERSARY
Sponsor a new or returning member and receive a 50% discount                                                     The year 2010 is a milestone year for Learning-in-Retirement in El Paso.
on your enrollment fee for Spring 2010.
                                                                                                           The Center for Lifelong Learning (CLL), was
Become involved in the success of the school for your next Fifty Years.                                    established in 1989, as an initiative of UTEP
                                                                                                           President Diana Natalicio.
  Name of new or returning member:                                                                         She invited a small group composed of UTEP
                                                                                                           faculty and administrators, together with
                                                                                                           retired business and professional El Pasoans
                                                                                                           to investigate similar efforts in other cities
                                                                                                           and to make a recommendation: can we have
                                                                                                           ‘Learning in Retirement’ at UTEP and, if so,
                                                                                                           how will it be structured?
  Name of sponsoring member:                                                                               The recommendation by the ‘Founders Group’
                                                                                                           was for a university-sponsored program
                                                                                                           almost identical to what we have today:                             Dr. Diana Natalicio
                                                                                                           •       a membership organization made up of senior adults over age 0
                                                                                                                   from El Paso and Cd. Juarez
                                                                                                           •       self-directed and administered through volunteers
For a sponsoring member to receive a discount, the new                                                     •       classes taught by active and retired UTEP faculty and other experts
or returning member must enroll at full fee for Spring 2010.
                                                                                                           •       sustained financially by members’ fees and University in-kind suport.

                                                                                                           The initial semester in Fall 1990 was composed of 11 courses, with enrollment of
                                                                                                           1 members.
The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UTEP                                                              Twenty years later, CLL is OLLI, The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UTEP.

                                                                                                                                        OLLI at UTEP is supported in part by The Bernard
                                                                                                                                        Osher Foundation which supports a nationwide net-
The Board of Directors of The Osher Lifelong Learning Insitute at UTEP
                                                                                                                                        work of similar lifelong learning programs for older
Chair, Michael Iglar                                                                                                                    adults on the campuses of colleges and universities
Vice Chair, Johanna Barr
                                                                                                                                        throughout the United States.
Secretary, Mary Jo Melby
                                                                                                                                        Over the course of this anniversary year, OLLI mem-
Past Chairs of The Center for Lifelong Learning                                                                                         bers will be able to participate in commemorative
Peter A. Rivera                  Leonard Krugman                         Robert Lipson                                                  events, socialize together and learn what we can do
Jean H. Miculka                  Robert Crane                            Herbert Schwartz                                               to ensure Learning in Retirement at UTEP continues
Marion Truxal                    Rita Don                                                                                               for at least another Twenty Years.
Board Members at-large
                                                                                                                    Mr. Bernard Osher
Freddie Dowling                  Ernesto Gemoets                         William Mimmack
Becky Duval-Reese                Lawrence Johnson                        Laurence Nickey
Spring 2010 Curriculum Committee:
Ann Boylan
Betsy Behrenhausen
Mary Lou Currier
                         Libby Feldmesser
                         Mary Etzold
                         Michael Iglar
                                                  Naida Lipson
                                                  Robert Lipson
                                                  Lee Nelson
                                                                             Peter Rivera
                                                                             Gabriela Urias
                                                                             Jeannette Walker
                                                                                                               IN MEMORIAM
Sammie Criswell          Len Krugman              Jean Miculka               Fran Zimet                             Herbert Schwartz
                                                                                                                      1917 - 2009
                                                                              Administration                          Co-Founder and
                                             Jorge Madrigal, Luis Marines, Office Staff                                First Chairman
                                                   Peter A. Rivera, Executive Director
                                                                                                                     Center for Lifelong
                                                 Cover Art, Graphic Design and Layout: Jorge A. Madrigal
                                                                     Printed by Paydirt Printing at UTEP
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