Lifelong Learning Community Class & Videos Archive

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We invite you to browse our archive of class videos from previous semesters. Current semester class videos are only available to LLC members. If you would like to join the LLC to access our current class videos, please follow the registration link on the LLC home page. Thank you!

Spring 2024 LLC Videos and Resources

February 29, 2024 – Otterbein & the Arts: Opening Doors to the World
Class Video: 
Otterbein & the Arts: Opening Doors to the World

March 7, 2024 – Human Trafficking Collaboration in Ohio Panel Discussion
With Ruth Downing MSN RN CNP SANE, Director of Project Development Forensic Nursing Network Inc., and Mary Kate Waggoner, MSW, LISW, Anti-Human Trafficking Victim Advocate, Ohio Human Trafficking Initiative, Ohio Attorney General’s Office
Class Video Recording: Human Trafficking Collaboration in Ohio Panel Discussion
Human Trafficking Resources Handout
Human Trafficking 101 Presentation
Contacting Your Legislators to Help Handout

March 14 and 21, 2024 – A Primer on Hazardous Waste and Otterbein’s Environmental Science Curriculum
With Dr. Kevin Svitana, Professor, Department of Biology and Earth Sciences
Class 1 Recording: A Primer on Hazardous Waste and Otterbein’s Environmental Science Curriculum
Class 2 Recording: Part 2: Hazardous Waste and Otterbein’s Environmental Science Curriculum

March 28, 2024 – Frogs and Friends
With Dr. Sarah Bouchard, physiological ecologist and Professor, Department of Biology & Earth Science
Class Recording: Frogs and Friends

March 28, 2024 – Getting to Know our LLC Scholars
Moderated by Dana Madden Viglietta ’96, Executive Director of Engagement, and the 2023-24 LLC Scholars Award Recipients
Panel Recording: LLC Scholars Panel Discussion

April 4, 2024 – Social Media and the Shared Public Sphere
With Dr. Hillary Warren, Professor and student media adviser, Department of Communication
Class Recording: Social Media and the Shared Public Sphere

April 11, 2024 – Nutrition Needs for Grown Ups
With Nadiya Timperman, registered dietitian and instructor, Health and Sport Science and Nursing Departments
Class Recording: Nutrition Needs for Grown Ups

April 18, 2024 – Peasants of the World Migrate! The United States and the ‘New’ Immigration
With Dr. Anthony DeStefanis, Department of History & Political Science
Class Recording: The U.S. and ‘New Immigration’

April 26, 2024 – The Life I Love is Making Music with My Friends
With Johnny Steiner, Director of Worship, Arts, and Music at Church of the Messiah UMC in Westerville.
Class Recording: The Life I Love is Making Music with My Friends

May 2, 2024 – How I Became a Writer and Avoided a Fiery Death in the Steel Mill
With Robin Yocum, American Crime Fiction writer
Class Recording: How I Became a Writer

Fall 2023 LLC Videos and Resources

August 24, 2023 – LLC Welcome Back Kickoff
With Dr. John Comerford, President, Otterbein University and the Otterbein READY and LLC Teams
Welcome Back Video Recording: LLC Welcome Back Kickoff

August 31, 2023 – Adventures in Literary Publishing: My Unlikely Journey with The Good Psychologist
With Dr. Noam Shpancer, Professor, Department of Psychology
Class Video: Adventures in Literary Publishing

September 7, 2023 – Art for Study and Reflection – Otterbein’s Fall 2023 Exhibition Schedule
With Dr. Janice Glowski, Director of Museum & Galleries; Dr. Amy Johnson, Professor, Department of Art & Art History; and David Stichweh ’69, Professor Emeritus, Department of Art
Class Video: Art for Study and Reflection

September 14, 2023 – Unwelcome Visitors: The History of Introduction and Biology of Ohio’s Invasive Plant Species
With Dr. Brandon Sinn, Assistant Professor, Department of Biology and Earth Science
Class Video: Unwelcome Visitors: Ohio’s Invasive Plants
Class PowerPoint: Unwelcome Visitors: Ohio’s Invasive Plants

September 21, 2023 – Ohio’s Native Plants and Animals: The Rest of the Story
With Dr. Halard Lescinsky, Professor, Department of Biology and Earth Science
Class Video: Ohio’s Native Plants and Animals
Class PowerPoint: Ohio’s Native Plants and Animals

September 28, 2023 – The Beat Goes On – A Deep Dive into the History of Rock and Roll: Class 1 of 2
With Dr. Michael Yonchak, Associate Professor and Director of Bands, Department of Music
Class Video: History of Rock and Roll, Class 1

October 5, 2023 – The Beat Goes On – A Deep Dive into the History of Rock and Roll: Class 2 of 2
With Dr. Michael Yonchak, Associate Professor and Director of Bands, Department of Music
Class Video: History of Rock and Roll, Class 2

October 12, 2023 – Recreating the Sun on Earth
With Dr. David Robertson, Professor, Department of Physics
Class Video: Recreating the Sun on Earth

October 19, 2023 – A Brief Look at the History of Peace Corps, Life in Afghanistan 1971-73 and Today, and a Bit of History
With Elana Hohl, Former Peace Corps Volunteer in Afghanistan
Class Video: Life in Afghanistan, Peace Corps

October 26, 2023 – Common Book Panel: A Look at the Columbus Immigrant and Refugee Experience
With Lula Mohamed Abdulle, Westerville City School’s Somali  Parent Liaison, and Tariq Tarey, Business and Employment Services Coordinator for the New Country / New Job Division at Jewish Family Services. Moderated by Frank E. Dobson, Jr., Chief Diversity Officer, Office of Social Justice & Activism at Otterbein
Class Video: Common Book Panel

November 2, 2023 – Achieving World Heritage Recognition for Ohio’s American Indian Earthworks
With Dr. Brad Lepper, Curator of Archaeology at Ohio History Connection
Class Video: Achieving World Heritage Recognition

November 9, 2023 – The New Luxuries of Early Modern Europe: Tea in Holland
With Dr. Richard Yntema, Associate Professor, Department of History, Political Science, and Modern Languages
Class Video: New Luxuries of Early Modern Europe: Tea in Holland

November 10, 2023 – Singing in the Baltics: Concert Choir Performs Music for their Tour to Lithuania, Latvia, and Estonia
With the Otterbein Concert Choir and Dr. Gayle Walker, Director of Choral Activities and Professor of Music
Class Video: Singing in the Baltics: Otterbein Concert Choir

November 16, 2023 – Ohio’s Forgotten Renaissance Man: Burton E. Stevenson
With Paul Burnam, Former Director, Methodist Theological School Library
Class Video: Ohio’s Forgotten Renaissance Man

November 30, 2023 – Short Takes with the LLC
Featuring LLC Members and Community Friends
Class Video: Short Takes with the LLC

Spring 2023 LLC Videos and Resources

February 23, 2023 – Opening Doors to the World and Spring Art Exhibition Preview
With Dr. Janice Glowski, Director of Museums and Galleries, Otterbein University
Class Video Recording: Spring Art Exhibition Preview
Artist Carey Newman Video (referenced within the class)
Artist Cecilia “Cissi” Hultman Video (referenced within the class)

March 2, 2023 – Eleanor Roosevelt & Friends
With Jeri Diehl Cusack, former Board member, The Eleanor Roosevelt Val-Kill Partnership
*Unfortunately, due to copyright issues, we are not able to share the video recording of this class publicly.
Please contact Becky May in the LLC office for more information, at rmay@otterbein.edu or 614-823-1305.

March 9, 2023 – Social Justice in Some of the World’s Religious Traditions
With Dr. Glenna S. Jackson, Otterbein University Professor Emerita, Department of Religion and Philosophy
Class 1 Video Recording: Social Justice in Some of the World’s Religious Traditions
Class 2 Video Recording: Social Justice in Some of the World’s Religious Traditions
Music from Class: I Ain’t Afraid, The Klezmatics
Follow-Up Reading List: Glenna’s Follow-Up Reading List
Class Handouts:

March 23, 2023 – What is Machine Intelligence?

With David Stucki, Otterbein University, Senior Instructor, Engineering
Class Recording: What is Machine Intelligence?
Class PowerPoint: What is Machine Intelligence?
John Oliver Recording Referenced in Class: John Oliver Artificial Intelligence and Chat GPI

March 30, 2023 – How Are You Sleeping at Night?
With Madyson Arra MS, A-GNP, Nurse Practitioner
Class Recording: How Are You Sleeping at Night?

April 6, 2023 – Molecular Medicine, Antibodies and Gene Therapy: New Treatments for Diseases
With Dr. John Tansey, Otterbein University, Professor & Faculty Trustee, Department of Chemistry
Class Recording: Molecular Medicine, Antibodies, and Gene Therapy

April 20 and 27, 2023 – History, Memory, and Film: A Screen Memoir of Growing Up in Nazi-Occupied France
With Dr. Louis Rose, Otterbein University, Professor Emeritus, Department of History
Class #1 Recording: History, Memory, and Film: A Screen Memoir of Growing Up in Nazi-Occupied France
Class #2 Recording: History, Memory, and Film: A Screen Memoir of Growing Up in Nazi-Occupied France

Fall 2022 LLC Videos and Resources

August 25, 2022 – Art for Our Times
With Dr. Janice Glowski, Director of Museums and Galleries, Otterbein University
Class Video Recording: Art for Our Times

September 1, 2022 – The Other Story: Film Discussion
With Dr. Noam Shpancer, Co-Writer of The Other Story and Professor of Psychology and Dr. Paul Eisenstein, Professor of English
Class Video Recording: The Other Story Film Discussion

September 8, 2022 – The Music of the Civil War and The Music of Stephen Foster
With Steve Ball, Central Ohio Musician
Class Video Recording: The Music of the Civil War and The Music of Stephen Foster
PowerPoint Presentations: Music of the Civil War and Music of Stephen Foster

September 15, 2022 – Rising from a Chair: Muscle Forces, Muscle Function, and the Effects of Muscle Weakness
With Dr. Elena Caruthers, Assistant Professor, Department of Engineering
Class Video Recording: Rising from a Chair

September 22, 2022 – Let’s Be Fair About This: Strategic Thinking in Community
With Dr. Kirk Kayser, Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics and Actuarial Science
Class Video Recording: Let’s Be Fair About This
Class Handout: Let’s Be Fair Worksheet

September 29, 2022 – Cervantes and the Modern Novel
With Dr. Amy Sheeran, Assistant Professor, Department of Spanish
Class Video Recording: Cervantes and the Modern Novel
Class Materials: Pre-Class Reading Handout

October 6, 2022 – In God’s Name: Religion and Politics in Contemporary India
With Dr. Alexander Rocklin, Assistant Professor, Department of Philosophy and Religion
Class Video Recording: Religion and Politics in Contemporary India

October 13, 2022 – Sun, Chiang, Mao, and Xi, and the Cult of Personality, Class 1
With Dr. Betsy MacLean, Professor Emerita, Department of History
Class Video Recording: Sun, Chiang, Mao, and Xi, and the Cult of Personality
Class Handout: China and the Cult of Personality

October 20, 2022 – Sun, Chiang, Mao, and Xi, and the Cult of Personality, Class 2
With Dr. Betsy MacLean, Professor Emerita, Department of History
Class Video Recording: Sun, Chiang, Mao, and Xi, and the Cult of Personality, Class 2

October 27, 2022 – Lessons from Flint: An Interdisciplinary Panel
With Kevin Svitana (Otterbein, Sustainability Studies), Brigitte Ramos (Otterbein, Chemistry), and Dick Lorenz, Westerville City Water Utility Manager.
Class Video Recording: Lessons from Flint: An Interdisciplinary Panel

November 3, 2022 – Crossroads of the Blues
With Dr. Michael Yonchak, Assistant Professor, Department of Music
Class Video Recording: Crossroads of the Blues

November 10, 2022 – Bringing Uncle Ewart Home: The Search and Recovery of 1st Lt. Ewart Sconiers
With Dr. Jarrod Burks, Archaeologist, Ohio Valley Archaeology, Inc.
Class Video Recording: Bringing Uncle Ewart Home

November 11, 2022 – Otterbein Choir: The Music of Women Composers Talk and Performance
With Dr. Gayle Walker, Professor, and Director of Choral Activities, Department of Music
Class Video Recording: Otterbein Choir Talk and Performance
Class PowerPoint: Celebrating Female Composers

November 17, 2022 – 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
Class Video Recording: *Due to a technical issue, we will need to post this video at a later date. Our apologies!
Class PowerPoint: Coming soon!

December 1, 2022 – Food Allergy, Intolerance, and Sensitivity, Class 1 of 2
With Dr. William MacLean, adjunct clinical professor of pediatrics at The Ohio State University
Class 1 Video Recording: Food Allergy, Intolerance, and Sensitivity

December 8, 2022 – Food Allergy, Intolerance, and Sensitivity, Class 2 of 2
Class 2 Video Recording: Food Allergy, Intolerance, and Sensitivity

Summer 2022 LLC Videos and Resources

June 30, 2022 – Gilbert, Sullivan, and “The Pirates of Penzance”
With Dr. Morton Achter, Professor emeritus and former Chair, Department of Music, Otterbein University
Class Supplemental Handout: Pirates of Penzance Handout

Winter 2022 LLC Videos and Resources

January 27, 2022 – Book Discussion: The Day the World Came to Town
With Librarians Lois Szudy and Nancy Smith

February 3, 2022 – LLC Scholars Student Panel
With LLC Scholars student recipients

Fall 2021 LLC Videos and Resources

Sept. 2, 2021 – THE LAND: art, science, and deep listening
With Dr. Janice Glowski, Director of the Otterbein Museums and Galleries
Class Video Recording: THE LAND: art, science, and deep listening

September 9, 16, and 23, 2021 – U.S. Immigration History
With Van Young, Historian and President of Griswold History Study Group
Class PDF Resources: U.S. Immigration History
*Due to copyright matters, we cannot share the Immigration class videos. We apologize for any inconvenience.

September 30, 2021 – The Problem We All Live With: Race and Education in Central Ohio
With Dr. Margaret Kohler, Professor & Department Chair, English
Video Recording Link: The Problem We All Live With: Race and Education in Central Ohio

October 7, 2021 – Roses that Grow from Concrete: A Hip Hop Sampler
With Dr. Michael Yonchak, Associate Professor, Music
Video Recording Link: Roses that Grow from Concrete: A Hip Hop Sampler
Link to Listen to Audio Files from Presentation: Hip Hop Audio Samples

October 14, 2021 – Everett Tilson: Early Civil Rights Activist and Critic of White Privilege
With Paul Burnam, Former Director of the John W. Dickhaut Library
Video Recording Link: Everett Tilson: Early Civil Rights Activist and Critic of White Privilege
Class Handout: Civil Rights Timeline

October 22, 2021 – A Day in the Life of a Nurse: At the Bedside, as a Provider, and Educating Future Nurses
With Otterbein Instructors and Nurses Regina Prusinski and Laura Valido
Class Video Recording: A Day in the Life of a Nurse
Class PowerPoint Presentation: A Day in the Life of a Nurse

October 2021 – Common Book Convocation and Activities 
Zoom Link to Watch Common Book Convocation: https://www.otterbein.edu/commonbookconvo
Book Discussion on Zoom with Nancy Smith and Lois Szudy
Nancy Smith & Lois Szudy Book Discussion Slideshow
TED Talk Presentation: Hans Rosling – The Best Stats You’ve Ever Seen
TED Talk Presentation: Hans and Ola Rosling – How Not to Be Ignorant About the World

November 4, 2021 –The Architecture of Chairs: The Design and Culture of Sitting
With Dr. Carla Corroto, Professor, Sociology
Video Recording Link: The Architecture of Chairs: The Design and Culture of Sitting

November 5, 2021 – Re-discovering Our Voices: The Path Toward Normal Singing, Followed by a Choir Performance
With Dr. Gayle Walker and Otterbein Choir Members
Livestream Video: Re-discovering Our Voices

November 11, 2021 – A Captive of War: The Life of a Civil War P.O.W.
With Pam Allen ’96, Historian
Video: A Captive of War: The Life of a Civil War P.O.W.
PowerPoint Presentation: A Captive of War

November 18, 2021 – The Interaction of Missions and African Culture: The United Brethren in Sierra Leone
With Dr. Jeremy Smith, Professor, English
Video Recording Link: Missions and African Culture: The United Brethren in Sierra Leone

December 2, 2021 – How to Use Economics to Understand Our World
With Dr. Aida Odobasic, Assistant Professor of Economics, Department of Business, Accounting, and Economics
Video Recording Link: How to Use Economics to Understand Our World

Spring 2022 LLC Videos and Resources

February 24, 2022 – Lands, Real and Imagined: Women Artists Respond to the Art & Travel Writing of Maria Graham
With Dr. Patricia Frick and Dr. Janice Glowski
Class Video Recording: Lands, Real and Imagined – Women Artists Respond to the Art & Travel Writing of Maria Graham

March 3, 2022 – Point of No Return: 9/11 and Beyond
With Shirley Brooks-Jones, retired staff member from The Ohio State University’s College of Agriculture & Natural Resources and recipient of the Order of Newfoundland and Labrador for her experiences and efforts in Newfoundland following the 9/11 terrorist attacks.
Class Video Recording: Point of No Return: 9/11 and Beyond

March 10, 2022 – What They Don’t Want You to Know about Conspiracy Theories
With Dr. Andrew Mills, professor of Philosophy and Chair, Department of Philosophy and Religion
Class Video Recording: What They Don’t Want You to Know

March 17, 2022 – The Language of Science: Structural Analysis in Chemistry and Poetry
With Dr. Carrigan Hayes, associate professor, Department of Chemistry
Class Video Recording: The Language of Science: Structural Analysis in Chemistry and Poetry

March 24, 2022 – Economic and Social Challenges: The Pandemic in Central Ohio
With Melinda Corroto, Executive Director of Andrews House, and Dr. Melissa Kesler Gilbert, Director of the Center for Community Engagement and Associate Dean of Experiential Learning
Video Recording Link: Economic and Social Challenges: The Pandemic in Central Ohio
Making Choices Activity Sheet

March 31, 2022 -The Biomechanics of Walking: How Does it Change with Age?
With Dr. Elena Caruthers, assistant professor, Department of Engineering
Video Recording Link: Biomechanics of Walking: How Does it Change with Age?

April 7, 2022 – The World of Mozart and His Music – Class 1 of 4
With Dr. Lyle Barkhymer, former faculty member, Department of Music

Video Recording Link: The World of Mozart and His Music, Class 1
Link to All YouTube References: Mozart Class YouTube Links

April 14, 2022 – The World of Mozart and His Music – Class 2 of 4
With Dr. Lyle Barkhymer, former faculty member, Department of Music

Video Recording Link: The World of Mozart and His Music, Class 2
Link to All YouTube References: Mozart Class YouTube Links

April 21, 2022 – The World of Mozart and His Music – Class 3 of 4
With Dr. Lyle Barkhymer, former faculty member, Department of Music

Video Recording Link: The World of Mozart and His Music, Class 3
Link to All YouTube References: Mozart Class YouTube Links

April 28, 2022 – The World of Mozart and His Music – Class 4 of 4
With Dr. Lyle Barkhymer, former faculty member, Department of Music

Video Recording Link: The World of Mozart and His Music, Class 4
Reading Handout: Mozart Recommended Reading 
Link to All YouTube References: Mozart Class YouTube Links

Spring 2021 LLC Videos and Resources

LLC Friends of the Frank Museum of Art and The C.Y. Woo Chinese Painting Collection at Otterbein – Feb. 25, 2021

Video Recording Link: The C.Y. Woo Chinese Painting Collection at Otterbein

Horses Helping Humans: Equine-Assisted Services – March 2, 2021

Video Recording Link: Horses Helping Humans: Equine-Assisted Services

What You Otter Read, Session I – March 4, 2021

Video Recording Link: What You Otter Read – Session I
Book Recommendations List

Ohio’s Ancient Earthworks – March 11, 2021

Video Recording Link: Ohio’s Ancient Earthworks
Video Link: Dr. Jarrod Burks on WOSU’s Columbus Neighborhoods Series

Assumptions and Realities: Searching for Appalachian Culture in Literature Session I – March 18, 2021

Video Recording Link: Searching for Appalachian Culture in Literature – Session I
Class PowerPoint Presentation: Assumptions and Realities Session I
Class Readings for Session I: Class Readings for Session I
Where I’m From Poem: Where I’m From Poem
Pack Horse Librarians: Pack Horse Librarians
Class Readings for Session II: Class Readings for Session II

Bonus Class: On and On – A History of Bluegrass Music in Columbus – March 23, 2021

Video Recording Link: On and On – A History of Bluegrass Music in Columbus

Assumptions and Realities: Searching for Appalachian Culture in Literature Session II – March 25, 2021

Video Recording Link: Searching for Appalachian Culture in Literature – Session II
Class PowerPoint Presentation: Assumptions and Realities Session II

The Seventies Session I – April 1, 2021

Suggested Readings: The Seventies Reading List
The Seventies Chart: The Seventies Reference Chart
The Seventies Class #1: The Seventies Class 1 of 4 Video
Suggested Reading for Class II: 1969 Agnew Speech
The Seventies Class #2: The Seventies Class 2 of 4 Video
The Seventies Class #3: The Seventies Class 3 of 4 Video
The Seventies Class #4: The Seventies Class 4 of 4 Video

Bonus Class: Otterbein’s Frank Museum Virtual Tour – April 6, 2021

Bonus Class Video: Tour of the Frank Museum Gallery with Janice Glowski, Ph.D.

You and Your Microbiome (MY What?), Session I – April 29, 2021

Video: You and Your Microbiome (MY What?), Session I
Video: You and Your Microbiome (MY What?), Session II

Roles of the Conservation Scientist: The Relationship Between Art and Science – May 13, 2021

Video: Roles of the Conservation Scientist: The Relationship Between Art and Science

What You Otter Read, Session I – May 27, 2021

Video Recording Link: What You Otter Read – Session II 
Book Recommendations List

Fall 2020 LLC Class Videos and Resources

Resilience: The Psychology of Grace Under Pressure – Dr. Noam Shpancer, Sept. 3, 2020

Class Video Recording Link: Resilience: The Psychology of Grace Under Pressure
Additional Resources: Psychology Today Article (PDF)

Memory in the Time of Corona Class #1 – Dr. Robert Kraft, Sept. 10, 2020

Class Video Recording Link: Resilience: Memory in the Time of Corona, Class 1
Additional Resources: Homework for Class #1 (PDF)

Memory in the Time of Corona Class #2 – Dr. Robert Kraft, Sept. 10, 2020

Class Video Recording Link: Memory in the Time of Corona, Class 2
Additional Resources: Homework for Class #2

Memory in the Time of Corona Class #3 – Dr. Robert Kraft, Sept. 22, 2020

Class Video Recording Link: Memory in the Time of Corona, Class 3

Viruses: From Villainy to Valor – Dr. Jennifer Bennett, Sept. 24, 2020

Class Video Recording Link: Viruses: From Villainy to Valor

Strategies for Social Emotional Learning – Dr. Allison McGrath, Oct. 1, 2020

Class Video Recording Link: Strategies for Social Emotional Learning
Additional Resource: Strategies for Social Emotional Learning Tool Kit (PDF)

Gold! Thar’s Gold in Them Thar Hills! – Rich Tenaglia, Oct. 8, 2020

Class Video Recording Link: Gold! Thar’s Gold in Them Thar Hills!

Portsmouth & Middletown: Navigating Economic and Cultural Challenges (Class 1/4) – Paul Eisenstein, Oct. 15, 2020

Class Video Recording Link: Portsmouth & Middletown: Navigating Economic and Cultural ChallengesPlease see course description here for additional info on class reading schedule/homework.
Link to watch this year’s Common Book Convocation is listed below in the “Misc. Video Offerings” section

Portsmouth & Middletown: Navigating Economic and Cultural Challenges (Class 2/4) – Paul Eisenstein, Oct. 22, 2020

Class Video Recording Link: Portsmouth & Middletown: Navigating Economic and Cultural ChallengesPlease see course description here for additional info on class reading schedule/homework.
Link to watch this year’s Common Book Convocation is listed below in the “Misc. Video Offerings” section.

Portsmouth & Middletown: Navigating Economic and Cultural Challenges (Class 3/4) – Paul Eisenstein, Oct. 29, 2020

Class Video Recording Link: Portsmouth & Middletown: Navigating Economic and Cultural Challenges
Please see course description here for additional info on class reading schedule/homework.
Link to watch this year’s Common Book Convocation is listed below in the “Misc. Video Offerings” section.

Portsmouth & Middletown: Navigating Economic and Cultural Challenges (Class 4/4) – Paul Eisenstein, Nov. 5, 2020

Class Video Recording Link: Portsmouth & Middletown: Navigating Economic and Cultural Challenges
Please see course description here for additional info on class reading schedule/homework.
Link to watch this year’s Common Book Convocation is listed below in the “Misc. Video Offerings” section.

The Healing Choir – Gayle Walker, Nov. 6, 2020

Class Video Recording Link: The Healing Choir

What Confucius Taught Still Speaks to Us Today (Class 1/2) – Jeremy Smith, Nov. 12, 2020

Class Video Recording Link: What Confucius Taught Still Speaks to Us Today
Pre-Class Reference Handout: Confucius’ Key Idea (PDF)

What Confucius Taught Still Speaks to Us Today (Class 2/2) – Jeremy Smith, Nov. 12, 2020

Class Video Recording Link: What Confucius Taught Still Speaks to Us Today
Pre-Class Reference Handout: Confucius’ Key Idea (PDF)

Life Story of a Song – Pam Allen ’96, Dec. 3, 2020

Class Video Recording Link: Life Story of a Song

Misc. Video Offerings

Common Book Convocation 2020 with Dreamland Author, Sam Quinones

COVID Conversations: COVID Conversations are a semester-long interdisciplinary initiative that draws on the in-house expertise of Otterbein’s faculty to create a series of conversations about COVID-19 from a variety of perspectives. These timely and relevant 20 minute or less talks, followed by discussion, showcase the hallmark interdisciplinarity of Otterbein and will bring the entire campus and community together to discuss important issues.

Hatha Yoga: Join LLC Member Kathy Esson for Yoga Lessons 

Yoga for Our Best Lives: PowerPoint Presentation by Kathy Esson

Winter 2021 LLC Resources

Winter 2021 Program Resources
Download a printable copy of the “What You Otter Read” Book Discussion recommendations here.