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The Human/Dog Story: How the Big Bad Wolf became Man's Best Friend

A fascinating story told by renowned lecturer, Bill Garrett, PhD

You don't want to miss this!  For 40 years, Bill Garrett has taught courses in the history of ideas, including religion, culture, philosophy and literature at UC Berkeley and other institutions. He has published several books and is currently working on a book on Evolutionary Theory.


 

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Community Education classes for the lifelong learner

DVC's Emeritus program offers interest-based classes for all adults to enrich their educational experience, expand their knowledge base and learn without the hassle of homework and tests.

Click on your favorite category(s) below to see our spring 2016 courses or view a PDF version of our brochure.Once you are ready, complete our registration form.

Art and Music

Environmental Science

Food and Wine

Health and Fitness

History

Languages

Literature and Writing

Politics, Religion and Philosophy

Tours and Travel

Call 925-969-4316, email emeritus@dvc.edu or mail in your registration form to register. 


Donations

If you would like to help support us, please make a donation to the DVC Foundation for Emeritus:  Donations are tax deductible.  Checks should be made out to: DVC Foundation with a note indicating Emeritus.

Your generosity is greatly appreciated and will allow us to continue providing quality, affordable classes to the local community.


Contact Us

Telephone: 925-969-4316

Email: emeritus@dvc.edu

Mailing Address:

Diablo Valley College
Attn: Emeritus
321 Golf Club Road
Pleasant Hill, CA 94523

 

Please note that our office is closed on Fridays.


 

 Art and Music

Class # Class Name   Location   Day   Date(s)      
  Time
  Instructor
  Fee
10 Classical Music Inspired by Nature   Rossmoor   Tuesday   5/17, 5/24, 5/31, 6/7   10a.m.-noon   Steven Lowe   $50

 

Call 925-969-4316, email emeritus@dvc.edu or mail in your registration form to register.  Online registration coming soon!    See more categories.                                                    


 

 Environmental Science

Class # Class Name           Location    Day    Date(s)    Time    Instructor    Fee
14 Geology of Yosemite National Park   JFK   Monday   4/25   12:30-3:30p.m.   John Karachewski   $25

 

Call 925-969-4316, email emeritus@dvc.edu or mail in your registration form to register.  Online registration coming soon!     See more categories.


 

 Food and Wine

Class # Class Name    Location    Day    Date(s)    Time    Instructor    Fee 
19 Gluten Free Cakes   DVC   Saturday   5/7   1-3p.m.   Chef Masumi Kodama   $30

 

Call 925-969-4316, email emeritus@dvc.edu or mail in your registration form to register.  Online registration coming soon!     See more categories.


 

Health and Fitness

Call 925-969-4316, email emeritus@dvc.edu or mail in your registration form to register.  Online registration coming soon!     See more categories.


 

History

Class # Class Name    Location    Day    Date(s)    Time    Instructor    Fee
33 The Age of Reform: From 1250-1550   JFK   Monday   5/2, 5/9, 5/16, 5/23, 6/6, 6/13   1-3p.m.   Gay Joyce, MA   $72
37 FDR: Founding of the American Empire   DVC   Friday   4/22   10a.m.-noon   Arthur Scott, ABD   $20

 

Call 925-969-4316, email emeritus@dvc.edu or mail in your registration form to register.  Online registration coming soon!     See more categories.


 

Literature and Writing

Class # Class Name    Location    Day    Date(s)    Time    Instructor    Fee
43 Witches, Kings and Blood: Macbeth in Film   JFK   Monday   5/2, 5/9, 5/16, 5/23   10a.m-noon   Bill Harlan, EdD   $50
45 What Really Happens in Hamlet?   JFK   Wednesday   4/27, 5/4, 5/11, 5/18   10a.m.-noon   Bill Harlan, PhD   $50

 

Call 925-969-4316, email emeritus@dvc.edu or mail in your registration form to register.  Online registration coming soon!     See more categories.


 

Politics, Religion and Philosophy

Class # Class Name    Location    Day    Date(s)    Time    Instructor    Fee
47 Islam: A Religion of the Sword?   JFK   Monday   5/9, 5/16   1-3p.m.   Isabella Price, MA   $30
53 A Problem from Hell: Genocide in the 21st Century    DVC   Friday   4/29, 5/6, 5/13, 5/20, 5/27, 6/3   1:30-3:30p.m.   Bill Garrett, PhD   $72
54 Within Islam: History, Ideology, 21st Century Confrontations   JFK    Friday   5/6, 5/13, 5/20, 5/27   10a.m.-noon   Ismail Agayev, PhD    $50

Call 925-969-4316, email emeritus@dvc.edu or mail in your registration form to register.  Online registration coming soon!     See more categories.


 

Tours and Travel

Class # Class Name    Location    Day    Date(s)    Time    Instructor    Fee
N/A Trip to Cuba!   Please see flyer for more information                    

Call 925-969-4316, email emeritus@dvc.edu or mail in your registration form to registerOnline registration coming soon!     See more categories.

 

 

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