OLLI SF State Courses

Unless otherwise noted, our courses are presented via Zoom. Please join us!

Find instructions about using Zoom below. Need help? Please email olli@sfsu.edu

Sessions:  December Mini Courses  |  January 2022 Mini Courses  |   Check back soon for our Winter 2022 Courses!

 

December 2021 Mini Courses

November 29 — December 9, 2021. Open to ALL — members and non-members. Spread the word!

 

Winter Restoration: Your Write to Resilience

Instructor: Kathryn Goldman

Four (4) Mondays: 11/29, 12/6, 12/13, 12/20

10:00 am - 11:30 pm

 

ONLINE and IN-PERSON: Photography, Philosophy, and Philodendrons - Lecture, Walk, and Review NEW!

Instructor: Karen McSorley

3 Monday meetings: December 6 Lecture, December 13 Excursion, December 20 Art Critique

1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

 

ONLINE: Photography, Philosophy, and Philodendrons - Lecture ONLY NEW!

Instructor: Karen McSorley

Monday, December 6

1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

 

Artwork and Empire - Examining "The Maidservants" (1656) by Diego Velazquez

Instructor: Mary Felstiner

Tuesday 12/7

10:00 am - 12:30 pm

 

US and SF Architecture 1870s-1910

Instructor: Robert Cherny

Tuesday 12/7

1:30 pm - 4:00 pm

 

DNA: Tests to Support Your Genealogy Research

Instructor: Debra Kabinier

Wednesday 12/8

10:00 am - 12:30 pm

 

Armchair Traveler Visits St. Petersburg, Russia

Instructor: Asya Pereltsvaig

Wednesday 12/8

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

 

iPhoneography: Take Your iPhone Photography To The Next Level

Instructor: Yoni Mayeri

Thursday 12/9

10:00 am - 12:30 pm

 

Singing the Blues - Legendary Blues Vocalists

Instructor: Pamela Rose

Thursday 12/9

1:30 pm - 4:00 pm

 


 

January 2022 Mini Courses

January 10 - 20. Open to ALL — members and non-members. Spread the word!

 

Summer of Soul

Instructor: Richie Unterberger

Monday, 1/10/22

1:30 pm - 4:00 pm

 

A Multicultural View of American Art

Instructor: Avril Angevine

2 Tuesdays and 2 Thursdays: 1/11/22 - 1/20/22

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

 

The Economics of COVID

Instructor: Jon Haveman

Wednesday, 1/12/22

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

 

Everything You Want to Know About Ethics and Aren’t Afraid to Ask

Instructor: Frances Kissling

Wednesday, 1/12/22

1:30 pm - 4:00 pm

 

San Francisco at the Fair: The Mechanics’ Institute’s Industrial Expositions, 1857-1899

Instructor: Taryn Edwards

Thursday, 1/13/22

1:30 pm - 4:00 pm

 

Graham, Humphrey, and Holm: Explorers Who Changed the Body of American Dance

Instructor: Susan Kennedy

Friday, 1/14/22

10:00 am - 12:30 pm

 

 

ZOOM Video Conferencing - While We Are Apart

  1. Download the app on your computer, tablet, or phone.
  2. Via email, we will share an invitation (a link) to the class meeting.
  3. To join the meeting, click on the meeting link in the invitation, enter the meeting code if prompted and you'll "arrive" (on screen!) at the meeting.
  4. To hear and be seen in the video conference, make sure both camera and microphone are "on" within the Zoom application - usually on the bottom left of the screen (Tip: if either one is turned off you will see a red line through the camera icon and/or microphone icon.).
  5. Use your volume controls on your device to turn up the volume so you can hear.
  6. Using the link we will provide, all can be tested ahead of the meeting time, if needed.

HOW-TO VIDEO

This video shows how Zoom looks on different devices.