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Free Lecture Series Topics Appeal to Variety of Interests


December 22, 2004 :: 107

What: Continuing Learning Experience offers four free lecture series this spring: Advances in Medicine, Russian History, Best of the Eclectics and World Civilizations in Perspective.
Where: Mackey Auditorium in the Ruby Gerontology Center

Advances in Medicine
Alternate Thursdays, 10 a.m.-noon Jan. 20-April 7
Featuring physicians from UCI Medical Center
Jan. 20 — “The Waning of the Wound: Surgical Progress Through Advances in Technology–2005” with Ralph Clayman, professor and chair, department of urology, UCI
Feb. 3 — “The Type 2 Diabetes Epidemic” with Andrew Reikes, associate clinical professor, Division of General Internal Medicine and Primary Care, department of medicine, UCI
Feb. 17 — “Healthy Heart, Happy Heart” with Jaget Narula, chief, Division of Cardiology, UCI
March 3 — “From the Heart of an Adult Child—Including Your Loved Ones in Your Medical World” with Ann Abrams, assistant clinical professor, department of family medicine, UCI
March 17 — “Aging With/Or Into Disability—Strategies for Preserving Function Over the Long Haul” with Lee Anne Carrothers, training director of the Rehabilitation and Training Center on Aging With a Disability at the Rancho Los Amigos National Medical Center
April 7 — “Emergent Treatments for Age-Related Macular Degeneration” with Baruch D. Kuppermann, associate professor, department of ophthalmology, UCI

Russian History
Alternate Tuesdays, 10 a.m.-noon Jan. 25-April 12 Led by Robert Feldman, emeritus professor of history at CSUF, the series will cover the Romanov dynasty and the collapse of Imperial Russia, 1890-1917.

Best of the Eclectics
Alternate Tuesdays, 1:15-3:15 p.m. Jan. 25-April 7
Jan. 25 — “Semantics and the Arts of Political Persuasion” with Fred Meyers, CLE member and political analyst
Feb. 8 — “Ancient Nubia: Egypt’s Rival” with Barbara Williams, Bower’s Museum docent
Feb 22 — “Finding Love After 50” with Tom Blake, author and columnist, Orange County Register
March 8 — “Tibet: Introduction to Shrangri-la” with Chuck Liebelt, Bower’s Museum docent
March 22 — “Learning the Language of Art” with Mary M. Drobny, adjunct professor of art history, Long Beach City College
April 12 — “The Sacred Ball Game: A Matter of Life and Death in Mesoamerica” with Barbara Williams

World Civilizations in Perspective
Alternate Thursdays, 1:15-3:15 p.m. Jan. 27-April 14 Featuring history professors from Cal State Fullerton
Jan. 27 — “The Ancient World: Small Kingdoms and Aggressive Empires 3500-400 B.C.” with George Giacumakis, professor of history and El Toro Campus director
Feb. 10 — “The Spread of Empires, Human Knowledge and World Religions 400 B.C.-800 A.D.” Touraj Daryaee, associate professor of history
Feb. 24 — “The Glory That Was Islam: 700-1500” with William Haddad, chair and professor of history
March 10 — “The Development of Europe: From Rome to World Expansion 800-1900” with Nancy Fitch, professor of history
March 24 — “The 20th Century: Century of World Conflicts” with Robert Feldman and Leland Bellot, emeritus professors of history
April 14 — “Democracy on Trial: From the Ancient World to the Present” with Ronald Rietveld, professor of history

Cost: The series are open to the public free of charge.
Background: CLE is a self-governing university support group of more than 700 retired and semiretired individuals dedicated to the pursuit of lifelong learning.
Media Contacts: CLE at 657-278-2446



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