OSHR 1084 - Classical Civilizations and Their Legacies Today

  • Noncredit
  • Fort Collins

This course is offered through the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at Colorado State University. You must be a member of Osher to enroll in this course.

A "Duo" of diverse viewpoints will discuss six classical civilizations and their ongoing impact on today’s world. In subsequent weeks they will address: 1) Ancient and Classical Rome, emanating from classical Greece; 2) The Middle and Dark Ages; 3) Islam and the Ottoman Empire; 4) The European Renaissance and Reformation; 5) The Birth and Demise of several Non-European Civilizations in Africa, Asia, and Latin America; and 6) European Expansionism and Colonialism.

Each week will consist of a 25-minute stage-setting, two 25-minute appraisal and assessment sessions, and a 25-minute open discussion with questions/comments/answers.

Noncredit courses do not produce academic credit nor appear on a Colorado State University academic transcript.