Fall Classes

Many great courses are available for Fall 2017 starting in September and are listed below.  See the Fall 2017 Catalog and Calendar for full details.  Registration is required for all classes.

Adult Learners Institute classes are conducted in cooperation with Washtenaw Community College. Three classes offered with our partners, the Chelsea District Library and the Chelsea Senior Center, will be FREE but you must pre-register.

If you have questions, please Contact Us, send an e-mail to info@adultlearnersinstitute.org or call 734-292-5540.

View the 2017 Fall Catalog here
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View the 2017 Fall Calendar here
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Classes for Fall 2017:

The full list of classes and their descriptions, times, locations and instructor biography are fully described in the catalog.  If classes are full they will be marked as Closed; see Registration for information on wait lists.

American Polar Bears of 1918 – 1919   (Closed)
Roger Crownover
, September 26

Architecture and History of Saline and Manchester
Grace Shackman 
(presented in cooperation with WCC), starting Sept. 14 (4 Thursdays)

The Baha’I Faith: An Introduction
Dr. Sherry Mirafzali, September 20 & 27

Black & White – Slavery
Rev. Ken Phifer 
(presented in cooperation with WCC), starting Sept. 28 (4 Thursdays)

Black & White – Jim Crow and Civil Rights
Rev. Ken Phifer 
(presented in cooperation with WCC), starting Nov. 2 (3 Thursdays)

Censorship and the First Amendment
Alan Tucker 
(presented in cooperation with WCC), starting Nov. 6 (4 Mondays)

Eat by Color: Simple Options for Orange Stuff
Trihn Pifer, Jim & Mary Randolph
, October 11

Ghost Hunting and Paranormal Activities
Beverly Fish 
(presented in cooperation with WCC), starting Oct. 23 (4 Mondays)

The Great Lakes and Our Oceans – Our Planet’s Marine Issues
Cheryl Wells, Nov. 1 & 8

History in Music – 1920s, 30s, & 40s
John Hauger
, starting Sept. 15 & 22, Oct. 22

How Does My Brain Work?
Charlie Taylor, starting Oct. 10 (6 Tuesdays) 

Jesus, Women and Early Christianity
Peggy Clough, September 19 & 26

Places of Worship: How Holy Places Shape Human Communities
Barbara Brown Zikmund, October 2 & 9

Poetry from Birth to Death
Julia Strimer, September 11 & 18

Pounded Flowers  (Closed)
Helen O’Toole, September 8

Restorative Justice
Mary King
, September 13

Storytelling
Beverly Black and Laura Lee Hayes
, starting Oct. 4 (4 Wednesdays)

Travelogues (2 Sessions)  (Closed)

      Rhoda Perkins-Boyer: India, Sept. 12

      Nancy Zyburt: Expedition 56 – a Give Back to America Journey, Sept. 19

The Tudors Dynasty as Portrayed in Film  (Closed)
Susan Nenadic
, starting Oct. 20 (4 Fridays)

The Yanks are Coming!
Dennis Fiems
, October 5

To register for classes, visit our registration page.

Adult Learners Institute classes are conducted in cooperation with Washtenaw Community College. Classes being offered with our partners, the Chelsea District Library and the Chelsea Senior Center, are FREE but you must preregister (see catalog for directions).

To register for classes, click the link to the registration page. Registration is by mail only.

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