RE­NE­SAN SPRING 2017: A SAM­PLER

BE­LOW ARE SOME OF THE CLASSES, LEC­TURES, AND EVENTS OF­FERED BY RENENSAN THIS WINTER AND SPRING.

Pasatiempo - - IN OTHER WORDS - ALL CLASSES ARE HELD AT ST. JOHN’S UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 1200 OLD PE­COS TRAIL. FOR MORE IN­FOR­MA­TION, VISIT WWW.RE­NE­SAN.ORG OR CALL 505-982-9274.

IM­MI­GRA­TION IN LIT­ER­A­TURE AND FILM In­struc­tor: Lois Rud­nick

Tues­days, Feb. 14-28, 3:15-5:15 p.m. Dis­cus­sion-driven class about the films Hester Street,

The Name­sake, and El Norte, as well as as­signed read­ings on 20th- and 21st-cen­tury refugees and im­mi­grants to the U.S. SHAKE­SPEARE’S THE TAM­ING OF THE SHREW In­struc­tor:

Stephen Bel­lon Wed­nes­days, Feb. 1-8, 1-3 p.m. A close read­ing of the play about will­ful women that em­pha­sizes au­tho­rial in­tent. Maybe we don’t like what Shake­speare was try­ing to say — but what was he try­ing to say? BOB DY­LAN: HOMER, GINS­BURG, OR JEREMIAH? In­struc­tor: Lib O’Brien Thurs­day, March 2, 10 a.m.-noon He won the No­bel Prize in Lit­er­a­ture, set­ting off an in­ter­na­tional ar­gu­ment about who should or should not re­ceive this award, and for what. This lec­ture looks at Dy­lan’s lit­er­ary in­flu­ences as well as his own per­spec­tive on his craft. A NEW PO­ETRY OF CHILD­HOOD EX­PE­RI­ENCE In­struc­tors: Deb­o­rah Wim­berly and Rick Beaubien Wed­nes­days, March 8-29, 10 a.m.-noon A post­mod­ern take on sur­viv­ing trau­matic child­hoods, as ex­plored in the po­etry of four close friends: El­iz­a­beth Bishop, Ran­dall Jar­rell, John Ber­ry­man, and Robert Low­ell. WEST COAST JAZZ In­struc­tor: Mark Davis Tues­days, March 14April 4, 10 a.m.-noon Prin­ci­pal per­form­ers of early 1950s West Coast jazz are ex­plored through mu­sic and per­for­mance films as stu­dents con­sider re­gional in­flu­ence on mu­si­cal de­vel­op­ment. GLOBAL WARM­ING: CUR­RENT AND PRE­DICTED EF­FECTS, ADAP­TA­TION, AND MIT­I­GA­TION In­struc­tor: Steven Rud­nick Tues­days, March 28April 11, 3:15-5:15 p.m. Are we past the point of no re­turn on cli­mate change, or can de­struc­tion of the en­vi­ron­ment still be mit­i­gated by changes to hu­man be­hav­ior and lo­cat­ing new en­ergy sources?

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