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Full Spring Term Catalog.

"The spring choices all look terrific and varied; I'm not sure how I shall ever pick!" -Shiela Swett, Member

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Meet our Study Leaders. Member Testimonial: "Each of the courses I have taken have been better than the course description because the Study Leader brings their energy and uniqueness to the words."

Courses available as of 3/19/2019:

Albert Barnes and His Amazing Art Collection - John Ferries
Let's Play With Clay! - Dianne Burger
Not Your Usual Music Appreciation - Moby Pearson
Outlaw Country Music Phenomenon - Daley, Labier & Barker
Preparing to Hear Mitsuko Uchida Perform Schubert - Mark Nelson
Rock Your Writing: Hand Lettering - Gael Clauson
The Films Of Mike Leigh - Mark Lewis
What Happened to the Western? - Don Watson

Current Affairs
21st Century Genetic Technologies: One Year On - Iain Sim
Post-Trump: Fear or Hope? - Jim Wilson
What's Wrong With the Supreme Court? Plenty - Maynard Goldman

Active French: Learn By Doing - Gloria Finkelstein
Exercises for Writers - Stephen Hackman
Gender and the Holocaust - Phyllis Deutsch
Henry Ford - Harte Crow
Jane Austen: Beyond Pride and Prejudice - Marilyn Roberts
Linguam Latinam Discite! - Susan Brown
Memories Matter - Jessica Aiken-Hall
Mythos and Me: A Journey Home - Patricia Cashman
Reconsidering David - Susan McCaslin
The Ethics of Harry Bosch - Meredith Angwin
Understanding and Cultivating Civility, Part 1 - Dan Collison
Understanding and Cultivating Civility, Part 2 - Dan Collison
Writing in Circles - Stephen Hackman
Writing Poetry in New Ways - Page Coulter

Mindful Awareness - Stephen O'Dwyer
Retirement Planning Made Easy - Evan Roberts
Svaroopa® Vidya Meditation - Annie Ross

Connecting with Nature for Health and Well-being - Carolyn Hooper
Hollywood True Crime - John Peterman
NASA's Golden Age - Dan DeMars

Natural Sciences
What Lies Beneath the Waves (9 AM Section) - Scott Rappeport
What Lies Beneath the Waves (12 PM Section) - Scott Rappeport

Social Sciences
'47: An Impossible Dream - Rick Hutchins
Boston v. New York - Charles Buell
Farewell to the Family Farm? - Steve Taylor
Genghis Khan's Barbarian Empires of the Steppes - Inge Brown
How Funerals Really Work - Lee Webster
L'Esprit de Voltaire - Werner Kleinhardt
Ladies and Gentlemen, the Beatles - Rick Hutchins
Truman Defeats Dewey - Bob Jakoubek

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Guide to Online Registration

Term Dates:

Spring 2019: March 25 - May 24, 2019

Fall 2019: September 16 - November 15, 2019

Winter 2020: January 13 - March 13, 2020


Annual Membership: $70 (expires June 30, 2019)
Special Rate Membership: $105 (February 1, 2019 - June 30, 2020)
Dartmouth College/DHMC staff, faculty, and students please call 603-646-0154 to join our program.

Course Fees:

  • 8 hours or less: $40
  • 10-12 hours: $60
  • 14 hours or more: $80

Course Materials

  • Welcome Letter: supplied prior to the first class session via e-mail and/or post. (Depends on the preference of the registrant.)
  • Reading Packets: Compiled by the Study Leader prior to the first class. (If the Study Leader is relying on current news items, materials may be distributed on a weekly basis.)
    • Requests for printed copies of materials must be made at least 24 hours in advance of pick-up.
    • If printed materials exceed 50 pages, a fee will apply.

Catalog Cover Submissions

Every term, we invite members of OSHER@Dartmouth to submit images for consideration for the cover of our upcoming catalog. If your image is selected, it will appear on the next catalog cover and you will receive a voucher to cover the cost of one OSHER@Dartmouth course.


  1. Contents must be your original work.
  2. Contents should be suitable for viewing by all ages.
  3. Other than that, it's up to you!

How to Submit:

  1. Make sure you have a digital file of your submission. You can send a jpg/jpeg, a PDF, or a native Photoshop file. (Don't forget, you can use your iPhone or other smartphone to take a photo of your artwork and email it to us!)
  2. Test the file - you should be able to print your image on a standard 8.5"x11" sheet of paper. It should fill at least 3/4 of the page and print clearly - no blurring.
  3. Your image should be presented in "portrait" mode.
  4. Email your file to

After that, sit back and wait for the results of the vote! The OSHER@Dartmouth office will announce the winner via our weekly newsletter.

Catalog Archive

For a list of past catalogs, see Catalog Archives.


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Last Updated: 3/19/19