College for Lifelong Learning

The School of Continuing Education at American International College is offering the College for Lifelong Learning at the Springfield JCC, designed for anyone who just wants to learn for the joy of learning - no tests, quizzes, papers, or grades!


Revolutions in the Modern Age

Thursdays, March 6 - 27 (4 weeks)
7:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Location: Springfield JCC

This course will examine revolutions in the Modern Age with the following questions in mind: what is a revolution, how effective are they and what are the ethical issues to consider in historians' judgments of the participants and their value? Among the events discussed will be major transformations in several regions including Russia, Mexico, the Americas, France and England. A brief summary will be presented as to each of the revolutions prior to inviting class members to discuss the above questions.

Instructor: Allen Agnitti has taught history courses since the mid 1999s and has been a professor of history at American International College for over ten years. He earned an M.A. in intellectual history from the University of Sussex/UK and a J.D. from Northeastern University.

Cost: $70 members and AIC alumni, $90 general public

A Cultural Look at Latin America and Subsaharan Africa

Thursdays, April 3 24 (4 weeks)
7:00 9:00 p.m.
Location: Springfield JCC

This series will focus on cultural diversity and environmental traits found in these two amazingly interesting continents. Through videos and class discussion, the instructor will highlight his travels to Brazil, Argentina and Chile in South America, and South Africa, Zimbabwe and Botswana in Southern Africa.

Instructor: Gary Lefort is an associate professor in international business for the School of Business at American International College. He earned his B.B.A. from Boston University and his M.B.A. from the University of Massachusetts. He is a published author and has traveled extensively to five continents and thirty-eight countries.

Cost: $70 members and AIC alumni, $90 general public

For more information call:

Pamela Robinson, M.Ed.
Associate Dean for Adult and Continuing Education

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