New Classes Coming Soon!
We're getting ready for 2022! We're still putting together our complete list of classes, but so far our spring line-up will include:
Laugh, Fight, Cry - A Short History of Anime
Explores the history of anime. When and where did it begin? Why are Americans so obsessed with it? What kinds of themes does it explore?
No One Says Hunger Like I Do - Billie Holiday’s Big Dream
Explores the short expressive essay “My Big Dream” by Billie Holiday. Explores the concept of “values” as expressed by Holiday. Also explores race, gender, and historical context of the Jazz Age.
Twisted Takes - How to Read the News
Students learn key skills in how to identify “twists” on information, biased writing, and what makes a source “valid.”
Black Panther and You - a Hero’s Journey
Explores the concept of Joseph Campbell’s Hero’s Journey as it applies to the movie Black Panther. Then discussion turns to identifying one’s own life as a hero’s journey.