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Live Virtual Trivia Night

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at CourseHorse Experiences - Online Zoom Conference, Live Online, New York, New York 10010

Join CourseHorse for our one-hour special virtual trivia night! Test your knowledge across a wide range of topics including music, movies, pop culture, history, sports, frozen foods, dog breeds, Seinfeld characters, ice cream flavors and many other surprises... How this will work: This will take place live over a Zoom conference. You will either...

Friday Oct 23rd, 8pm - 9pm Eastern Time

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Pizza History 101 (Virtual)

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at Scott's Pizza Tours - Online 00000

Every week we tackle a different facet of pizza history. You'll follow pizza's journey from humble beginnings in Southern Italy to its introduction to NYC in the late 19th century as your guide explains our favorite food’s incredible evolution through historic photos and archival documents. The exact content of each week's class changes so keep an...

Wednesday Oct 28th, 8pm - 9pm Eastern Time

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Modern Palestine: a Historical Introduction

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Brooklyn Institute for Social Research - Online Online, New York, New York 00000

Perpetually in the news and commanding a tremendous amount of scholarly attention, Palestine remains a flashpoint in a number of contemporary debates: about war, colonization, and violence, religious and ethnic identity, nationalism and self-determination, modes of resistance, the role of international institutions, diasporic politics, academic freedom,...

Wednesday Oct 21st, 6:30pm - 9:30pm Eastern Time

  (4 sessions)
$315

4 sessions

Natural History of Maples

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at Chicago Botanic Garden - Online 00000

Discover the world of maples. From the sweetness of sugar to the sturdiness of furniture to the myriad species of moths that dwell in their branches, explore where these trees are typically found and how they have been used over the centuries.  Hear folklore and stories and learn about faunal partnerships. We’ll also look at species and cultivars...

Saturday Nov 14th, 9am - 12pm Central Time

The History of Photography: Genre by Genre

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at Los Angeles Center of Photography - Online Distance Learning Class via Zoom, Los Angeles, California 00000

The Los Angeles Center of Photography is thrilled to produce a new four-part series on the history of photography. The series, offered once each season, will be divided into the genres of photography. This season features the overall history of photography, portraiture, fashion and nude. Next season will feature other genres, including documentary,...

Friday Nov 13th, 3pm - 4:30pm Pacific Time

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Fair Housing - The History and Why

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Baruch College - CAPS - Online 00000

This course will provide students with background information on Fair Housing. Students enrolled in this course, will have an in depth understanding of the creation and meaning of the law.  Topics to be explored include Fair Housing from the time of the civil war and the civil rights movement, to current times inclusive of green Fair Housing....

Wednesday Dec 16th, 5pm - 9:15pm Eastern Time

Euripides: the Varieties of Tragedy

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Brooklyn Institute for Social Research - Online Online, New York, New York 00000

To Aristotle, Euripides was “the most tragic of poets.” To his contemporary Aristophanes, he was a “morality-destroying quibbler and quarreler.” To Nietzsche, Euripides was, along with Socrates, the co-destroyer of tragedy. Behind these critical evaluations stands an extraordinarily variegated body of work: tragedies...

Thursday Nov 19th, 6:30pm - 9:30pm Eastern Time

  (4 sessions)
$315

4 sessions

Pornography: Aesthetics, Politics, and Pleasure

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Brooklyn Institute for Social Research - Online Online, New York, New York 00000

Pornography is one of humanity’s oldest, and most enduring artifacts. Variously celebrated and demonized, it has decorated sumptuous palaces and been furtively sold under pain of arrest.  In the modern United States, it is kept studiously out of sight, and yet is simultaneously omnipresent and accessible in its most explicit forms with a simple...

Thursday Oct 22nd, 6:30pm - 9:30pm Eastern Time

  (4 sessions)
$315

4 sessions

Trans/Queer/Woman: Theory and Politics

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Brooklyn Institute for Social Research - Online Online, New York, New York 00000

Transfeminine lives are often seen as having, in and of themselves, political consequences, theoretical limits, and some kind of relation to a ‘beyond’ of gender. While former sports celebrity Caitlyn Jenner has come to stand for the notion that ‘transgender’ is now a “respectable” identity, Olympic gold-star medalist Caster Semenya, despite...

Thursday Oct 29th, 6:30pm - 9:30pm Eastern Time

  (4 sessions)
$315

4 sessions

Landscape Design History - Online

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at New York Botanical Garden - NYBG Online Classroom

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions. Study theories and principles that have shaped the design of landscapes from antiquity to the present. Explore Eastern and Western garden traditions. Survey all types of gardens and landscapes, including corporate and public spaces, through visual presentations,...

Tuesday Feb 2nd, 10am - 1pm Eastern Time

  (9 sessions)
$655

9 sessions

Ethics by Design Series: Overview & Human Rights

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at General Assembly - Online Online Class, Houston, Texas 00000

When you design or engineer a product, you believe that it will have a positive impact on your target market. But do you have the resources to think about how your technologies might affect society as a whole? This evening workshop will introduce you to the basics of ethical thinking and will help you implement ethics in your working day. ***This...

Tuesday Nov 24th, 12pm - 2:30pm Central Time

Ethics by Design Series: Overview & Human Rights

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at General Assembly - Online Online Class
Livestream, New York, New York 00000

When you design or engineer a product, you believe that it will have a positive impact on your target market. But do you have the resources to think about how your technologies might affect society as a whole? This evening workshop will introduce you to the basics of ethical thinking and will help you implement ethics in your working day. ***This...

Tuesday Nov 24th, 1pm - 3:30pm Eastern Time

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In-Progress Portfolio Critique - Online

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at New York Botanical Garden - NYBG Online Classroom

As a developing artist, you need personalized, supportive evaluation to improve your techniques. This is your chance to bring your finished art and work-in-progress for respectful, careful feedback via group discussion and teacher-led demos. We'll pay special attention to your ability to convey the intricacy of your subject. Are your details complete?...

Wednesday Feb 17th, 10am - 3:30pm Eastern Time

Finding Your Family in Online Newspapers

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Bronxville Adult School - Virtual Learning via Zoom

Finding Your Family in Online Newspapers, One Character at a Time Newspapers can provide a wealth of information to help you fill in gaps in your family history research. This presentation will explain how to find what you're missing in your searches of online newspapers. Find out why you missed the items you missed from someone who has found thousands...

Wednesday Oct 21st, 6:30pm - 8:30pm Eastern Time

Yoga

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Los Angeles City College - Online LACC Online Classroom, Los Angeles, California 00000

Engage your body with joy, delight, and curiosity. Connect with the rich history of traditional yoga practices through simple and fun mindfulness movements, stretches and breathing techniques. Equipment: YOGA mat (not an "exercise" mat).  Optional- 2 yoga blocks and an 8 foot yoga belt/strap.

Monday Oct 26th, 9am - 10am Pacific Time

  (5 sessions)
$55

5 sessions

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