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Course Description

We continue to explore memoirs, stories and fiction written by contemporary women authors reflecting the transformation experienced through pivotal stages of history. The women authors who were selected, and are bringing more insight into the journeys of women at this time in our lives, include Elizabeth Gilbert, City of Girls; Susan Vreeland, Lisette’s List; Sue Monk Kidd, The Book of Belongings; Susan Orlean, The Library; Joan Didion, The Year of Magical Thinking; Jamaica Kincaid, Autobiography of My Mother: A Novel.

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Type
Webcast - Off-site
Days
Sa
Time
11:00AM to 12:00PM
Dates
Sep 26, 2020 to Oct 31, 2020
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
6.0
Location
  • Off-Site Locations
Delivery Options
Online  
Course Fee(s)
Section Fees
FY 20-21 Annual Osher Membership $150.00 Optional
FY 20-21 Fall - Osher Membership Fee $70.00 Optional
Instructors
Reading List / Textbook

Elizabeth Gilbert "City of Girls"

Susan Vreeland "Lisette's List"

Sue Monk Kidd "The Book of Belongings"

Susan Orlean "The Library"

Joan Didion "The Year of Magical Thinking"

Jamaica Kincaid "Autobiography of My Mother: A Novel

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Section Notes

PLEASE NOTE:

  • This course will be delivered remotely using Zoom.
  • You will need a computer, tablet, or smartphone with speaker or headphones.
  • You will receive an email notice from UCR Extension Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at least one week prior to the course start date. It will contain Log-In information including a link to “Join via computer” as well as phone numbers for a call in option.
  • Class sessions will run for one hour.
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