Thursday, November 30

The Sewanee Seminars Short Courses

In honor of the National Coalition of Literacy’s Adult Education & Family Literacy Week, the Office of Lifelong Learning at the University of the South is excited to announce the five Lifelong Learning short courses offered this fall.
Geology professor Bran Potter will offer a course that mixes hiking and literature in his Literate Walker class, 1–2 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 12, and 1–4 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 19 and Oct. 26.
Dean and Classics professor Terry Papillon will explore Greek myths of Hercules, Odysseus, and Helen and why they changed, 1–3 p.m., Fridays, Oct. 20, Oct. 27 and Nov. 10.
Admissions counselor and certified fitness trainer Karen Gardner will lead a fun and exciting exercise class for seniors to slow down the aging process and increase longevity, 10 a.m.–noon, Monday, Oct. 30, Nov. 6, Nov. 13 and Nov. 20.
Vice-Chancellor and history professor John McCardell will offer a course about the founding, and indeed the invention of our form of government, 7:30–9:30 a.m., Tuesday, Oct. 31, Nov. 7 and Nov. 14.
Tennessee Williams Playwright in Residence Edith Freni will offer an introduction to playwriting for all budding playwrights in the area, 5–7 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 2, Nov. 9, Nov. 16 and Nov. 30.
The enrollment fee for each course is only $60 and includes at least six hours of formal learning time. Please contact Dan Backlund at <> for further information and to register for these exciting classes. Spaces are filling up fast.