Class Listings

Classes 10:00 - 10:50 am

A survey of the 100 Years War

Luther Wade, Ph.D., Instructor

This class will take a look at the clash between England and France that started in 1337. It extended over the reigns of five English and five French Kings who fought for the control of France. It included a number of famous battles and involved such characters as the Black Prince of England, England’s Henry V and France’s Joan of Arc. 


Paul Mitchell, Instructor

Instruction, discussion and play. The main objective is for "fun" bridge for all levels. Beginning players are welcome!

Classes 11:00 - 11:50 am

The Development of Human Consciousness
W.S. Logan, M.D., Instructor

The first of four "stand alone" sessions on "The Development of Human Consciousness" emphasizing the uniquely human quality of Spirituality. We will start with the Winter session on “The Evolution of Consciousness”, beginning with the very first human species in East Africa and following the three “Out of Africa” migrations, the very first evidence of spirituality among the Neolithic Agrarians, with particular attention to the puzzle of how our marvelous brain developed its capacity for abstraction, then culminating in the timeless inspiration of Stonehenge.

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Garrity & Gossage, Multiple Instructors

This Estate Planning seminar will cover Wills, Trusts, Long- Term Care, Probate and Guardianship. Garrity & Gossage are guaranteed to leave no question unanswered!

Classes 12:00 - 12:50 pm

Major Figures of the Italian Renaissance
Roy Colquitt, Instructor

A series of visual presentations of the work of major painters, sculptors, and architects of the Italian Renaissance, including Botticelli, Brunelleschi, DaVinci, Michelangelo, Raphael, and others with particular attention to the influence of these artists upon Western culture. Instructor

Current Events
Joe Spencer, Instructor

In case you haven’t noticed, there is a lot going on in the world today. Join other AIL members for a casual discussion about current events — from happenings in Charlotte to around the globe to outer space. No particular viewpoint is required, just an open mind, curiosity and a friendly spirit. Classmates may join the conversation or just listen in. News articles, studies and illustrations from multiple sources will be the basis for discussion.