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If asked what instruments were played in European “classical” or “art” music, most people would think of the piano, the voice, and instruments used in the orchestra such as the violin, the oboe, or the trombone. Fewer would list the vielle, the shawm, the theorbo, or the sackbut, and yet all of these featured in music of their own times. In this course, we discuss the history of musical instruments: the roles they filled in society, the repertoire they played, the needs that led to their invention, change, or demise, and the idea of “period” performance. Each week, we focus on one period in history, from the medieval era through the general codification of accepted “art” instruments. Live demonstrations of instruments and concepts, as well as recordings, help bring to life, and literally to the ear, the sounds of “a thousand twangling instruments” – or at least some.
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Dates Dates: Wednesday, January 8-29 | 1:30-3:30 p.m.
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Status Status: 88 open seats left
Class Size Class size: 100 seats
 
The Accelerated Program in Deep Learning and Artificial Intelligence is an intensive, five-day program designed to help experienced professionals and recent graduates jump-start their careers in this dynamic, fast-growing field.

Upon successful course completion, a certificate is issued from Case Western Reserve University. 

Who Should Attend/Eligibility:
Current and aspiring Data Scientists looking to increase their value, learn industry-leading skills, and solve real-world problems with Deep Learning and Artificial Intelligence. Though not required, it is recommended that participants hold at least a Bachelors degree in a STEM-related field. Lab sessions are based in Python, so knowledge of that or other programming languages (e.g. R, Java, C#) is ideal. 

The Deep Learning & Artificial Intelligence – Accelerated Certificate Course is presented by a consortium of Case Western Reserve University, the International School of Engineering (INSOFE), and Soothsayer Analytics LLC.
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Dates Dates: November 18 - 22 | 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
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Status Status: 30 open seats left
Class Size Class size: 30 seats
 
The Association for Continuing Education is a volunteer organization dedicated to providing and supporting continuing education programs in cooperation with the Laura and Alvin Siegal Lifelong Learning Program at Case Western Reserve University.

Membership is open to those who love to learn. ACE independently provides the Grazella Shepard Lecture Day, Discussion Day,Acclaimed Authors Luncheon and the Annual Book Sale, trips, a semi-annual newsletter and a summer luncheon series featuring local authors.
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Dates Dates: September 1, 2019 - August 31, 2020
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Status Status: 463 open seats left
Class Size Class size: 700 seats
 
The Association for Continuing Education is a volunteer organization dedicated to providing and supporting continuing education programs in cooperation with the Laura and Alvin Siegal Lifelong Learning Program at Case Western Reserve University.

Membership is open to those who love to learn. ACE independently provides the Grazella Shepard Lecture Day, Discussion Day,Acclaimed Authors Luncheon and the Annual Book Sale, trips, a semi-annual newsletter and a summer luncheon series featuring local authors.
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Dates Dates: September 1, 2018 - August 31, 2019
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Status Status: Closed
Class Size Class size: 700 seats
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Conversational Hebrew allows students to reach their goal of communicating in Israel's native language as well as enjoy Hebrew Literature, songs, drama and film, read Israeli newspapers and view Israeli television.  More
Dates Dates: Thursdays, February 6 - May 7 | 10 a.m - noon (No class 4/9; 4/16)
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Status Status: 12 open seats left
Class Size Class size: 12 seats
 
Conversational Hebrew allows students to reach their goal of communicating in Israel's native language as well as enjoy Hebrew Literature, songs, drama and film, read Israeli newspapers and view Israeli television. More
Dates Dates: Tuesdays, February 4 - May 5 | 10 a.m. - noon (No Class 3/10; 4/14)
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Status Status: 12 open seats left
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Conversational Hebrew allows students to reach their goal of communicating in Israel's native language as well as enjoy Hebrew Literature, songs, drama and film, read Israeli newspapers and view Israeli television. More
Dates Dates: Tuesdays, February 4 - April 28 | 6:30-8:30 p.m. (No Class 4/14)
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Status Status: 12 open seats left
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Conversational Hebrew allows students to reach their goal of communicating in Israel's native language as well as enjoy Hebrew Literature, songs, drama and film, read Israeli newspapers and view Israeli television.  More
Dates Dates: Thursdays, February 6 - May 7 | 10 a.m. -noon (No class 4/9; 4/16)
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Hebrew literature engages advanced students in fictional novels and plays by leading Israeli authors and playwrights. More
Dates Dates: Tuesdays, February 4 - May 5 | 10 a.m.-noon (No class 3/10, 4/14)
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Status Status: 12 open seats left
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"American Giving: The History of Philanthropy in the United States"

This course will consider key aspects of the history of philanthropy in the United States. We will begin with consideration of some of
the prominent current debates over the nature of philanthropy, over the roles it should play in the U.S., and over the social norms and the government regulations that apply to it. Subsequent sessions will take up the role of philanthropy from the colonial period, into the 19th century, the Gilded Age, and today, paying close attention to the development of religious institutions, the rights of women, the struggles of labor organizations, slavery and racial discrimination, and freedom of worship and freedom of speech. 
 

David Hammack, Hiram C. Haydn Professor of History Emeritus, Case Western Reserve University

Thursdays, September 5-October 3

1:30-3:30 p.m.                                               

"A Journey up the Nile – Exploring the Archeology of Ancient Egypt" 

The monuments of Ancient Egypt have long captivated popular imagination. But mummies, hieroglyphs and elaborate tomb paintings are far more than just ancient curiosities. This course will journey through the land of the pharaohs, introducing some of the main sites and examining the lives of the Ancient Egyptians. In addition to exploring pyramids, temples and tombs, each class will discuss what modern archaeological techniques are revealing about these ancient wonders.

Meghan Strong, Research Associate, Cleveland Museum of Natural History

Thursdays, October 10-November 14

1:30-3:30 p.m.

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Dates Dates: Thursdays, September 5 - November 14 | 1:30-3:30 p.m.
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Status Status: Closed
Class Size Class size: 75 seats
Closed Enrollment
 


American Tapestry: The Stories We Still Tell Ourselves

Andrew Roth, Scholar in Residence, The Jefferson Educational Society

 

Wednesdays, February 5-March 4

1:30-3:30 p.m.

 

Is there such a thing as "the American Story" or are there many American stories? If so, what are they?  How do they combine to create the American narrative binding us together as a nation and as a people? More fundamentally, in these fractious times why is how we answer these questions important? The five-part series begins with "We Tell Ourselves Stories", proceeds to "Freedom at Home and Abroad", "Freedom's Faultlines: Stories of Race and Gender", "Hamiltonian Economics and a Nation of Hustlers" and concludes with "The Immigrant's Tale.”  This course is replete with images, videos and music essential to America's many stories.

 

Landmark Centre – Beachwood

 

Crossing: A History of the Transatlantic Passage

John Grabowski, Associate Professor of Applied History, CWRU

 

Wednesdays, March 18-April 22

1:30-3:30 p.m.

 

Before the advent of fast, reliable air transport, “the only way to cross” an ocean was by ship.   This course will examine travel by ship from the seventeenth century to the present.   It is a story of immigration, travel adventures, disaster, design, and of an industry that transformed the world.  Shipping companies ranging from Cunard to the Hamburg American Line were powerful private enterprises, but also assets to, and symbols of the nations they represented.   This six session course will cover the age of sailing ships, the rise of steam-powered packet service, the importance of the immigrant trade, and the era of the great ocean liners ranging from the Mauritania to the Queen Mary and the Normandie, each of which epitomized an era of speed and style.    We will also focus on the rise and the history of cruising, an industry that dominates the oceans of the world today. 

 

Landmark Centre – Beachwood 

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Dates Dates: Wednesdays, February 5 - April 22 | 1:30-3:30 p.m.
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While Jewish life in America has been, by most measures, a great success story, the so-called New World nevertheless has offered its share of difficulties. From the earliest days or organized Jewish settlement in the Americas to the challenges of the 21st century, Jews have confronted variations on the theme of an age-old hatred. This short course examines the ebbs and flows of anti-Semitism in America, whether expressed as legal, economic, institutional, or social discrimination, and explores how Jews and others have responded. More
Dates Dates: NOTE NEW DATES: Tuesdays, November 5 - November 26 | 7 - 8:30 p.m.
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Status Status: Closed
Class Size Class size: 30 seats
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Bail reform has bipartisan support in Ohio. This forum will discuss why it matters and some of the options being considered to make our courts more fair for everyone. Moderated by Nick Castele, WCPN/Ideastream Panelists Judge John J. Russo, Administrative and Presiding Judge, Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court Judge Michele D. Earley, Administrative and Presiding Judge, Cleveland Municipal Court Claire Chevrier, Advocacy Counsel, ACLU of Ohio More Cosponsored by Heights Public Library, League of Women Voters Greater Cleveland and CWRU Siegal Lifelong Learning More
Dates Dates: Thursday, December 12 | 7 p.m.
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Beginner Classical Hebrew exposes students to the sights and sounds of the original Hebrew letters as they appear in the Bible. Students will have multiple opportunities to absorb the content using various activities, games, and manipulatives. Books: Hebrew Primer Lois Rothblum, Bella Bergman and Ora Band. Published by Berman House ISBN 0-874-41463-6 https://www.amazon.com/Hebrew-Language-Course-Lois-Rothblum/dp/0874414636/ref=sr_1_4?keywords=Hebrew+primer&qid=1566536745&s=books&sr=1-4 The Guide to Lashon Hakodesh Mastering The Basics (level 1 has a tan cover) Nachman Marcuson Published by Feldheim ISBN 978-1-59826-043-4 https://www.amazon.com/Guide-Lashon-Hakodesh-Vol-Mastering/dp/159826043X/ref=sr_1_1?crid=3TN5EZQNUQ69&keywords=the+guide+to+lashon+hakodesh&qid=1566536999&s=gateway&sprefix=The A Reading and Prayer Primer Sol Scharfstein Published by Ktav ISBN 0-88125-270-0 https://www.amazon.com/Reading-Prayer-Primer-Hebrew/dp/0881252700/ref=sr_1_1?keywords=A+reading+and+prayer+primer&qid=1566537169&s=gateway&sr=8-1 I included the Amazon links but they can also be purchased from the publishers or from Jewish bookstores. More
Dates Dates: Thursdays, February 6 - May 7 6:30-8:30 p.m. (No Class 4/9 4/16)
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Conversational Hebrew allows students to reach their goal of communicating in Israel's native language as well as enjoy Hebrew literature, songs, drama and film, read Israeli newspapers and view Israeli television. More
Dates Dates: Mondays, February 3 - April 27 | 10 a.m.-noon (No Class 4/13)
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Status Status: 12 open seats left
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Psalms: Among the Bible's most well-known verses, these 150 poems put words to feelings of thanksgiving, joy, and lament. | Eddie Sukol, Rabbi, The Shul 

Proverbs: Wit and wisdom in the form of one-line advice to the young and old. | Leonie Jacob, Graduate of Program of Advanced Talmud Study, Yeshiva University  

Job: A tormented character asks thorny questions about good, evil, and human suffering. | Ezra Blaustein, Doctoral Candidate, University of Chicago Divinity School 

Daniel: A dramatic narrative woven into fantastical visions, together map out the ultimate guide for life in exile. | Jo Bruce, Program Manager, Whole in One at CWRU-Siegal  

Ezra and Nehemiah: Present the triumphs and challenges of returning home from exile. | Susan Stone, Director of Spiritual Care, Hillcrest Hospital

Chronicles: Offers a telescope-view of history all over again, raising the obvious question, Why? | Jonathan Berger, Associate Head of School, Gross Schechter Day School.

Book: The Jewish Bible JPS Tanakh or Jerusalem Bible, Koren
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Dates Dates: Mondays, May 4 - June 15 | 10 a.m. - noon (No class 5/25)
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Status Status: 11 open seats left
Class Size Class size: 30 seats
 
Psalms: Among the Bible's most well-known verses, these 150 poems put words to feelings of thanksgiving, joy, and lament. | Eddie Sukol, Rabbi, The Shul 

Proverbs: Wit and wisdom in the form of one-line advice to the young and old. | Leonie Jacob, Graduate of Program of Advanced Talmud Study, Yeshiva University  

Job: A tormented character asks thorny questions about good, evil, and human suffering. | Ezra Blaustein, Doctoral Candidate, University of Chicago Divinity School 

Daniel: A dramatic narrative woven into fantastical visions, together map out the ultimate guide for life in exile. | Jo Bruce, Program Manager, Whole in One at CWRU-Siegal  

Ezra and Nehemiah: Present the triumphs and challenges of returning home from exile. | Susan Stone, Director of Spiritual Care, Hillcrest Hospital

Chronicles: Offers a telescope-view of history all over again, raising the obvious question, Why? | Jonathan Berger, Associate Head of School, Gross Schechter Day School. 

Book: The Jewish Bible JPS Tanakh or Jerusalem Bible, Koren
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Dates Dates: Mondays, May 4 - June 15 | 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. (No class 5/25)
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Status Status: 18 open seats left
Class Size Class size: 30 seats
 
Friday, November 22 
James Ross, conductor 
HaoGuo Chen, piano 
LOPEZ-GAVILAN Mojito con Saoco 
RAVEL Concerto, Piano (Left Hand) 
SCHUMANN Manfred, Op. 115: Overture 
SIBELIUS Symphony No. 5
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Dates Dates: Friday, November 22 | 6:30-9:00 p.m.
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Status Status: 7 open seats left
Class Size Class size: 20 seats
 

Join us for this multipart series that explores prominent works of art and those related to them within the collection of the Cleveland Museum of Art.

 

Cleveland Museum of Art

(Tours meet in the Atrium North Court Lobby)

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Dates Dates: Tuesdays, January 28-March 3 | 1:00-2:00 p.m.
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Status Status: 25 open seats left
Class Size Class size: 25 seats
 

Join us for this multipart series that explores prominent works of art and those related to them within the collection of the Cleveland Museum of Art.

 

Cleveland Museum of Art

(Tours meet in the Atrium North Court Lobby)

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Dates Dates: Thursdays, January 30 - March 5 | 1:00-2:00 p.m.
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Status Status: 24 open seats left
Class Size Class size: 25 seats
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