We are looking forward to another great year of LLC programming! Our Fall 2022 semester classes and instructors have been posted and you can see them below. To read more about each class and instructor, please view our syllabus here.

Registration for Fall 2022 LLC Membership is now open! Click here to register.

Fall 2022 Class Offerings:

LLC Classes, Instructors, and Locations

Download and print our detailed Fall 2022 Class and Instructor Info here.

All classes will be held at 1:30 p.m. in Room 140 at The Point (Dr. Alison H. Prindle Lifelong Learning Classroom), unless noted otherwise. 

Aug. 11, 2022
1:30 p.m.
Point Event Forum
Fall 2022 Semester LLC Kickoff and Social Hour
Bring a friend and join us for our fall semester kickoff! This event is open to members as well as those curious to learn more about what the LLC has to offer. 
Aug. 18, 2022
1:30 p.m.
The Other Story – Film Screening
The Other Story is an Israeli film directed by Avi Nesher (in Hebrew with English subtitles) and the script was co-authored by Otterbein Psychology Professor Noam Shpancer.  If you cannot attend this film screening, the movie is available on various streaming services, including Amazon Prime.  The panel discussion with Professor Shpancer will be on Sept. 1, at 1:30 in The Point room 140; Please view the film before attending the panel discussion. Read more here.
Aug. 25, 2022
2:45 p.m.
Fall 2022 Exhibitions: Art for Our Times, con’t.
With Dr. Janice Glowski, Director of Museum & Galleries
Read more here.
Sept. 1, 2022
1:30 p.m.
The Other Story: How it Came to Be and What it’s About
With Dr. Noam Shpancer, professor, Department of Psychology and Film Writer, as well as Dr. Paul Eisenstein, professor of English, and Dr. Robert Kraft, professor emeritus in the Department of Psychology. Please either attend the film screening at The Point on Aug. 18, or view the film independently via a streaming service before attending the panel discussion. Read more here.
Sept. 8, 2022
1:30 p.m.
The Music of the Civil War and The Music of Stephen Foster
With Steve Ball, central Ohio musician specializing in Civil War-era and Stephen Foster music
Read more here.
Sept. 15, 2022
1:30 p.m.
Rising from a Chair: Muscle Forces, Muscle Function, and the Effects of Muscle Weakness
With Dr. Elena Caruthers, assistant professor, Department of Engineering
Read more here.
Sept. 22, 2022
1:30 p.m.
Let’s Be Fair About This: Strategic Thinking in Community
With Dr. Kirk Kayser, assistant professor, Department of Mathematics and Actuarial Science
Read more here.
Sept. 29, 2022
1:30 p.m.
Cervantes and the Modern Novel
With Dr. Amy Sheeran, assistant professor, Department of Spanish
Read more here.
Oct. 6, 2022
1:30 p.m.
In God’s Name: Religion and Politics in Contemporary India
With Dr. Alexander Rocklin, assistant professor, Department of Philosophy and Religion
Read more here.
Oct. 13 and 20, 2022
1:30 p.m.
Sun, Chiang, Mao, and Xi, and the Cult of Personality
With Dr. Betsy MacLean, professor emerita, Department of History
Read more here.
Oct. 27, 2022
1:30 p.m.
Thursday, Oct. 27 at 1:30 p.m.
Common Book LLC Special Event
Lessons from Flint: An Interdisciplinary Panel
With Kevin Svitana (Otterbein, Sustainability Studies), Brigitte Ramos (Otterbein, Chemistry), and Richard Lorenz, Westerville City Water Utility Manager.
Nov. 3, 2022
1:30 p.m.
Crossroads of the Blues
With Dr. Michael Yonchak, assistant professor, Department of Music
Read more here.
Nov. 10, 2022
1:30 p.m.
Bringing Uncle Ewart Home: The Search and Recovery of 1st Lt. Ewart Sconiers, a WWII B-17 Flying Fortress Bombardier Lost in Poland
With Dr. Jarrod Burks, archaeologist, Ohio Valley Archaeology, Inc.
Read more here.
Nov. 11, 2022
12:30 p.m. at Church of the Messiah

Otterbein Choir Talk and Performance
With Dr. Gayle Walker, professor, and director of choral activities, Department of Music
Read more here.

Please join the Otterbein Music Department for these upcoming performances:

Fall 2022 Choir Events
Sun., 11/20, 7:30 pm
Concert Choir fall concert Westerville Community UCC, 770 County Line Rd.

Sat., 12/3, 2:00 pm
Combined Choirs Holiday Concert, Cowan

Spring 2023 Choir Events
Sun., 2/20, 7:30 pm concert          
Winter Combined Choirs concert – Cardinal Singers, Opus One, and Concert Choir

March 3-9, 7:30 pm concert
Concert Choir tour concert at Worthington Presbyterian Church, 773 High St.

Sun., March 19, 7:00 pm, place TBA
Otterbein Singers Spring Concert

Sat., April 1, 7:30 pm, Riley
Opus One performs at Small Ensembles concert

Sun., 4/23, 2:00 pm, Cowan         
All Choirs with Westerville Symphony: Carmina Burana

Nov. 17, 2022
1:30 p.m.
Crooked and Narrow Streets: Women Artists and Authors in the Late 19th Century American City
With Dr. Amy Johnson, associate professor, Department of Art and Art History
Read more here.
Dec. 1 and 8, 2022
1:30 p.m.
Food Allergy, Intolerance, and Sensitivity
With Dr. William MacLean, adjunct clinical professor of pediatrics at The Ohio State University.
Read more here.


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