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A Transgender Experience: A Comprehensive Discussion

Explore the foundational ideas illuminating the complexity of gender, both in general and also specifically for trans people. Topics include history, terminology, etiquette and policy advocacy. Through tales of personal experience, film depictions, lecture and discussion, the instructor will debunk myths and provide information about the range of trans identities and experiences. Gain comfort talking about trans issues and explore how these issues are relevant to you in your communities. Leave class with a new understanding and a list of resources.
CLTR-701 | 4 sessions | $39.50 AGE 60+ | $69 REG
S02 Tu 6-9 p.m. | Stephanie Thurmer
June 2 – June 23 | MC-CN, 126

Is Everything Really Getting Worse?

In the U.S. and around the world it seems societal challenges like crime, terrorism, poverty, inequality, wars, prejudice, health, the environment, education, immigration, political systems and moral values are getting worse. But are they really? Should we be pessimistic about the future or optimistic? Will our children and grandchildren inherit a world of even greater challenges than we experienced? This class will allow you to come to your own conclusion through sound reasoning with the information presented in the class. You may be quite surprised at the outcome.
CLTR-703 | 2 sessions | $19 AGE 60+ | $29 REG
S01 Tu 7-9 p.m. | Jan Worley
June 23 – June 30 | MC-CN, 201


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