Events - Odyssey

 Location
10 Art Museum Dr
Baltimore, MD
Odyssey July 06, July 6, WednesdayBrought to you by Odyssey   Wednesday, July 06, 2022, 10:00 am Wednesday, July 13, 2022, 10:00 am Wednesday, July 20, 2022, 10:00 am  Great literature is timeless, with many themes that resonate today.  In this three-session course, we will discuss William Shakespeare's "King Lear"  (Alzheimer's/dementia) in the first class (July 6); Eugene O'Neill's "Long Day's Journey into Night" (Drug Addiction) in the second (July 13); and August Wilson's "Fences" (Race Relations) as well as other modern problems evident in these plays in the third (July 20).  The three texts are widely available.   Each Wednesday class will take place in the Baltimore Museum of Art's Sculpture Garden from 10 AM to 12 Noon, followed by an optional lunch with your classmates at Gertrude's (BMA's Restaurant).  Rain location will be inside Gertrude's dining room. Registration is limited so please sign up soon. Schedule:   Session 1 (07.06.22) - William Shakespeare's "King Lear" (Alzheimer's/dementia) Session 2 (07.13.22) - Eugene O'Neill's "Long Day's Journey into Night" (Drug Addiction) Session 3 (07.20.22) - August Wilson's "Fences" (Race Relations) Tuition Remission and Refund Policies:  Full-time JHU faculty/staff, their spouses or same-sex domestic partners, JHU retirees and their spouses or same-sex domestic partners are eligible for tuition remission. The tuition remission form is required. All tuition remission forms and details on eligibility can be found here and should be returned to odyssey@jhu.edu.  After registration, tuition remission eligibility will be confirmed by the Odyssey registrar. If eligibility cannot be confirmed, you will be required to pay full tuition for the course. Under the terms of the University’s remission program, Hopkins employees must withdraw in writing at least five working days before the first class to receive a 100% refund. No partial refunds are given to JHU employees and affiliates.   Please visit the registration and policies page for more information.  While participating in on-campus events and meetings, participants must follow all public health guidelines required by Johns Hopkins University and Medicine at the time of the event. If you are not fully vaccinated, we require that you wear a face covering during your visit to campus, even when it is no longer required for those who are vaccinated.     While participating in off-campus events and meetings sponsored by the JHAA/JHM/JHHS participants must follow all public health guidelines mandated by the local jurisdiction and venue at the time of the event, including vaccination and masking and distancing guidance. Johns Hopkins strongly suggests that attendees who join in person be fully vaccinated. three-famous-plays-that-resonate
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 Jul 06, 2022
 10:00 AM
Three Famous Plays that Resonate Today
 Location
Baltimore, MD
Odyssey Virtual July 06, July 6, WednesdayBrought to you by Odyssey July 6, 2022 – August 3, 2022 (5 sessions)   Wednesday, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM ET Course Description: Four political ideologies are currently competing to win the allegiance of its citizens: Libertarian Conservatism (maximum individual liberty); Ethno-Nationalism (the nation as an enduring community); Political Liberalism (free & equal citizenship’s cooperation under deep diversity), and Democratic Socialism (commitment to fundamental rights to health, education and employment, elimination of poverty, and reduction of economic and social inequality). We will analyze policy choices and a triadic model of Political Freedom for each Ideology. Schedule: Session 1: Libertarian Conservatism: Radical defense of maximal individual liberty and minimal state interference.  The individual as creative, innovative entrepreneur. Session 2: Ethno-Nationalism: The Nation as an enduring community of its values of tradition, culture,  history, religion and ethnicity. Session 3: Political Liberalism: Free, equal and rational citizens cooperate under ample moral and political diversity, and an ordered system of law. Session 4: Democratic Socialism: All citizens are guaranteed rights to health, education and employment, elimination of poverty, and reduction of inequality. Session 5: Comparison & Synthesis: Can democracy support and accommodate vigorous conflict between these diverse political ideologies?   Johns Hopkins Tuition Remission Policies Current and retired full-time Johns Hopkins faculty and staff, as well as their spouses or domestic partners, are eligible for tuition remission. Eligibility details can be found here. After registration, tuition remission eligibility will be confirmed by the Odyssey registrar. If eligibility cannot be confirmed, you will be required to pay full tuition for the course. Under the terms of the University’s remission program, Hopkins employees must withdraw in writing at least five working days before the first class to receive a 100% refund. No partial refunds are given to JHU employees and affiliates. All other participants should review the JHAA Event Cancellation and Refund Policy  odysseygonzalezsummer22
 Jul 06, 2022
 06:30 PM
Political Ideologies and US Democracy
 Location
Baltimore, MD
Odyssey July 08, July 8, FridayBrought to you by Odyssey July 8, 2021 - July 22, 2022 (3 Sessions) Fridays, 10 AM Great literature is timeless, with many themes that resonate today.  In this three-session course, we will discuss William Shakespeare's "King Lear"  (Alzheimer's/dementia) in the first class (July 6); Eugene O'Neill's "Long Day's Journey into Night" (Drug Addiction) in the second (July 13); and August Wilson's "Fences" (Race Relations) in the third (July 20).  The three texts are widely available. Each Friday class will take place in the Baltimore Museum of Art's Sculpture Garden from 10 AM to 12 Noon, followed by an optional lunch with your classmates at Gertrude's (BMA's Restaurant).  Rain location will be inside Gertrude's dining room. Registration is limited so please sign up soon.   Johns Hopkins Tuition Remission Policies Current and retired full-time Johns Hopkins faculty and staff, as well as their spouses or domestic partners, are eligible for tuition remission. Eligibility details can be found here.   After registration, tuition remission eligibility will be confirmed by the Odyssey registrar. If eligibility cannot be confirmed, you will be required to pay full tuition for the course. Under the terms of the University’s remission program, Hopkins employees must withdraw in writing at least five working days before the first class to receive a 100% refund. No partial refunds are given to JHU employees and affiliates. All other participants should review the JHAA Event Cancellation and Refund Policyodysseyagresssummer22
 Jul 08, 2022
 10:00 AM
Three Famous Plays that Resonate Today