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Senior College at Belfast
University of ME Hutchinson Center
80 Belmont Ave.
Belfast, ME 04915

Office open Thursdays
10am to 1pm
When classes are in session
9am – 3pm
Contact:
info@belfastseniorcollege.org
207 338-8033
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Course Suggestions by Students

History
• art history
• history
• Chinese History
• history of race in US/psychology of bias
• History – Celts, ancient Europe

Literature/Art
• Foreign Literature
• Tolstoy
• literature (in general)
• More by Ellen Sander – poetry
• Maine Writers
• Maine Art
• Russian novels
• Chinese literature
• French literature
• Japanese pottery
• Writing fiction

Language
• Conversational Spanish
• Italian
• evolution of various languages

Music
• more Rock and Roll
• classical music
• contemporary Latin or Franco-Canadian music
• Opera – Puccini, Verdi
• popular music
• music theory

Film
• in general
• Hitchcock

Philosophy, etc.
• ethics in the modern world
• applied ethics
• French philosophy and its influence on the Founding Fathers
• 19th century American thinkers
• mythical traditions in three religions

Nature/Science
• Indoor gardening
• birding
• cosmology
• nature exploration topic – birding and signs of the seasons
• marine biology
• the brain – interesting facts, e. g. what happens when strokes occur in various parts of the brain,
recovery after injury, etc.

Regional/world issues
• food and water
• Islam
• North Korea
• Where are we going in education today?

Health
• gerontologist on hospitals and nursing homes and what to watch out for
• Foods/nutrition, GMO's, local food availability/ cooking
Architecture, etc.
• architecture in Belfast and a field trip
• walking tour of Belfast historic homes

Enrichment/fun
• unusual travel experiences
• Advanced bridge
• maple syrup making
• writers' group
  
Latest News
Calendar
Photo Gallery
Maine Islands Class available on the internet   4/9/2014   
Through the kindness of Belfast TV and Ned Lightner, the Maine Islands class is available on the internet. ...
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Trip to Bar Harbor (MDI Lab and Jackson Lab), April 29   4/6/2014   
Visit the MDI Biological Lab on Mt Desert in the morning, lunch on your own in Bar Harbor, and film and tour of Jackson Lab in the afternoon...
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Brown Bag Lunch, April 17th, Restorative Justice; April 24th, HeartSong   04/03/2014   
Between morning and afternoon classes, bring your lunch and learn and enjoy....
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To volunteer for the Festival of Arts, May 15-18, email Cathy Bradbury: cathy_bradbury@umit.maine.edu

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