OLLI @ Pacific Events

April 21 - May 21, 2019

Tuesday, April 23

The World and Trump's Global Policy Revisions, Part I, with Gene Bigler

This lecture series will explore some of the major innovations in U.S. policy and the response to the changes from within the U.S. and by the international...

Tuesday, April 30

The World and Trump's Global Policy Revisions, Part II, with Gene Bigler

This second lecture by retired Visiting Professor Gene Bigler will focus on trade policy, emphasizing the revision of the North American Free Trade...

Tuesday, May 7

"Behind the Motown Sound" with Keith Hatschek

During its heyday from 1959-1972, Detroit-based Motown Records became the most successful independent record label in American history. Featuring artists...

Tuesday, May 14

What Do We Really Know About Grit? with Christine Collaco, Pacific Communication Visiting Professor

School districts across the United States are reportedly considering “teaching grit” into their curricula. However, there are some who see grit as nothing...

Monday, May 20

The Last Speech: JFK at Amherst with Robert Benedetti

JFK, The Last Speech, explores the dramatic relationship between two seminal Americans—President John F. Kennedy and the poet Robert Frost—which reached its...