Town Hall

Come one, come all! Osher at Dartmouth's Planning Committee is hosting a Town Hall Panel to discuss the 2023-2028 Osher strategic direction that's now under construction. Following a summary of the current draft, member comments and questions will be welcome.  This event is free and open to all Osher at Dartmouth members. You can choose to participate in-person or via Zoom. Registration strongly recommended: Join in-person or Livestream.

Day Trip: Cirque du Soleil

Join us on a trip to the Wang Theatre at the Boch Center in Boston to see 'Twas the Night Before by Cirque du Soleil! You will see acrobatics and beautiful costumes as the performers get the crowd into the spirit of the Holiday Season. The show starts at noon on Sunday, December 4 and will run for 90 minutes without an intermission. If you have never been to a Cirque du Soleil performance you are sure to enjoy all the excitement on stage! Learn more.

Day Trip: Clark Institute and MASS MoCA

Join us for a day trip to Williamstown, MA to visit the Clark Institute and the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art (MASS MoCA). Study Leader Jo Evarts and her son Jeremiah will be available to answer questions as you enjoy a self-guided tour through the museums. Learn more.

John Ferries Presents South Africa After Apartheid

While the overwhelming shadow of a universally beloved Mandela has loomed large as the face of South Africa throughout the world these 28 years, the events within the country have painted a very different picture. It is a picture largely off the radar screen of the global media, but it is one we will unravel in detail in this course. Learn more.

David Bisno Presents Lise Meitner’s Discovery of Nuclear Fission

Backed into a corner, there is the possibility that Putin could use nuclear weapons in Ukraine, Latvia, Lithuania and/or Estonia or recklessly ignite the largest nuclear reactor in Europe. There are reasons why Sweden and Finland raced to join NATO. Learn more.

Submit a Course Proposal

Submit a course proposal

Submit a course proposal today! Please email us with any questions.

Spring 2023 proposals due:  December 12, 2022
Dates for term:  April 3 - June 16, 2023

Fall 2023 proposals due:  May 3, 2023
Dates for term:  August 21 - November 17, 2023

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With over 90 courses in-person and on Zoom, you are bound to find subject matter that intrigues you!
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Our courses are led by dedicated volunteers who have passion for and knowledge of a subject and want to share that passion with others. Without our dedicated instructors, Osher at Dartmouth would not exist. Learn more about our Study Leaders.


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