Summer 2021 Schedule

The summer term consists of 8 weeks of encore classes given in June and July, with just one class offered on Tuesdays and Thursdays only from 10:30 a.m. until Noon.

  1. Contemporary Issues
  2. Visual and Performing Arts
  3. Literature
  4. History
  5. Science and Philosophy

Encore classes for Summer 2021

These classes were chosen by Quest members to be repeated during the summer session from the webinars given during the fall 2020 and spring 2021 semesters.



All Classes Meet from 10:30 AM Until Noon

June 1
Susan Diehl
Gordon Parks
Great Journalists and Publishers

June 3
Brenda Wilder
Synthetic Biology:

Reinventing Nature

Science and Scientists

June 8
Madeleine Brecher
Balkan Ghosts: A journey Through History
Fascinating Non-Fiction

June 10
Michael Wellner
Clarence Thomas
Law and Order

June 15

Phil Gisser, Wayne Cotter, Steve Allen, 
Sandra Abramson
Polling and Voter Suppression
Election 2020

June 17
Beth Callender

"All You Need is Love" -  A History of

Romantic Love
Presenter's Choice

Special Session: Wednesday, June 16

The Mayoral Race

Election 2020: Part 2

June 22

Larry Shapiro
Islam and the Jews

June 24
Jennifer Jolly
Leonardo DaVinci
Movers and Shakers

Special Session: Wednesday June 23

PowerPoint 101 and 102

June 29

Karin Levin
Mike Nichols
Film Directors - Then and Now

July 1


July 6

Marian Friedman

An American Family: A Memoir of Hope and Sacrifice by Khizr Khan
Fascinating Non-Fiction

July 8

Toni Dickenson
Foreign Affairs

July 13

Lynnel Garabedian
Salvator Dali
Artists and Their Work

July 15
Beth Callender,
Mary Ann Donnelly
Creativity Day

July 20

Steve Koenig, Wayne Cotter
A Salute to Songwriter
Classic Rock Albums

July 22
Sandra Abramson
Rachel Maddow
Great Journalists and Publishers

July 27

Ruth Ward
Women's Voices

July 29

Ann Goerdt
The African Continent