Chesapeake Forum Fall 2020 Course Registration

August 24, 2020 @ 9:00AM — November 30, 2020 @ 12:00PM

Chesapeake Forum is delighted to bring a wide variety of courses to you this fall semester by way of interactive Zoom video conferencing and webinars.

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Because all classes will be delivered online, registration requires you provide name and address for each guest - yourself included. We apologize that this may be cumbersome when registering for multiple classes. Thank you for your patience!

Ticket Details
Quantity
Price
230 Years of Presidential Elections (with Steve Goldman - RECORDING)

Recorded lecture - link provided by email after September 15

$5
500 Years of Fake News: From False Facts and Fictitious Fallacies to Forgotten Foibles and Fabulous Frauds, 1502-2019 (with Steve Goldman - RECORDING)

Recorded lecture - Link provided by email after September 22

$5
Conversation: What’s Good and Bad About Talbot County (with Bruce Jones - class recording)
38 tickets left!

Purchase Recording of Zoom class - link emailed a week after the live class.

$5
Happy Hour Forum: Tapping into Chesapeake History with Bob Random (with Phil Hesser, PhD - class recording)
38 tickets left!

Purchase Recording of Zoom class - link emailed a week after the live class.

$5
Why Is Life? (Zoom with Rich Wagner, PhD)
1 ticket left!

LIVE ZOOM CLASS - Thursday / October 22 / 10:30 - Noon

$5
Why Is Life? (with Rich Wagner, PhD - class recording)
42 tickets left!

Purchase Recording of Zoom class - link emailed a week after the live class.

$5
Birds and Birding on the Eastern Shore (Zoom with Wayne Bell, PhD)
0 tickets left!

LIVE ZOOM CLASS - Thursdays / September 10, October 15, November 12 / 2:30-4 pm

Sold Out!
$15
Birds and Birding on the Eastern Shore (with Wayne Bell, PhD - class recording)

Purchase Recording-link emailed a week after each session of live class. No field trips.

$15
Airship 103 (Zoom with Hunter Harris)
0 tickets left!

LIVE ZOOM CLASS - Mondays / September 21, October 12, November 9 / 1:30-3 pm

Sold Out!
$15
Airship 103 (with Hunter Harris - class recording)
31 tickets left!

Purchase Recording of Zoom - link emailed a week after each session of live class.

$15
What is the Mind? (with Forest Hansen - class recording)
41 tickets left!

Purchase Recording of Zoom - link emailed a week after each session of live class.

$15
Taste and Taboo: Food Stories (with Nancy Hesser, PhD - class recording)
49 tickets left!

Purchase Recording of Zoom - link emailed a week after each session of live class.

$10
The Many Faces of Fascism (with Ray Vergne - RECORDING)

Recorded three session lecture - watch at your convenience after October 5.

$15
How Can You Confront the Future? (Zoom with Hans Kuschnerus)
7 tickets left!

LIVE ZOOM CLASS - Tuesdays / October 6, 13, 20 / 9:30 - 11:00 am

$15
How Can You Confront the Future? (with Hans Kuschnerus - class recording)
44 tickets left!

Purchase Recording of Zoom - link emailed a week after each session of live class.

$15
Macbeth: The Scottish Play (Zoom with John Miller, PhD and Suzanne Sanders)
0 tickets left!

LIVE ZOOM CLASS - Tuesdays / October 27, November 3, 10/ 10:30 - noon

Sold Out!
$15
Macbeth: The Scottish Play (with John Miller, PhD and Suzanne Sanders - class recording)
37 tickets left!

Purchase Recording of Zoom - link emailed a week after each session of live class.

$15
A Traveler's Guide to Black Holes (Zoom with Ron Lesher)
6 tickets left!

LIVE ZOOM CLASS - Mondays / November 2, 9, 16 / 9:30 - 11 am

$15
A Traveler's Guide to Black Holes (with Ron Lesher - class recording)
41 tickets left!

Purchase Recording of Zoom - link emailed a week after each session of live class.

$15
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Chesapeake Forum Fall 2020 Course Descriptions


You will be prompted for name and email for each ticket purchase to ensure correct link communication!

*** If you register for a LIVE ZOOM CLASS, you will receive a link, by email, the MORNING of the scheduled class.

*** If you purchase a RECORDING, you will receive a link, by email, within a week after the live class session.

Fall 2020 Refund Policy: Because of the nominal cost of programs, and because classes are recorded for viewing on demand, Chesapeake Forum will not issue refunds this semester.

Free Tutorial:

Learn More About Zoom: "If Bob can do it, you can too!" with Glory Aiken and Bob DeGour. Join Glory and Bob as they walk you thru the basics, even if you have to start with just your phone! Learn the ins and outs of what to do with your invitation, how to sign on to your Zoom session, test your audio and video, where to mute or unmute your audio during class, and how to use the chat function.

Recorded Lectures - Watch at Your Leisure:

230 Years of Presidential Elections with Steve Goldman. A virtual magic carpet ride through the past 230 years to see the facts, foibles, and fallacies of US Presidential elections.

500 Years of Fake News: From False Facts and Fictitious Fallacies to Forgotten Foibles and Fabulous Frauds, 1502-2019 with Steve Goldman. Participants will tour the past 500 years to see for themselves fi "fake news" is a new phenomenon or just business as usual.

The Many Faces of Fascism with Raymond Vergne. This three session course will identify the many faces of fascism in different countries while expoloring its relationship to religion and economics.

Offered Live on Zoom or Purchase the Class Recording:

Conversation: What’s Good and Bad About Talbot County with Bruce Jones. Compare Talbot County with other Maryland counties to see the differences in education, rates of crime, housing availability, social services, transportation, etc.

Happy Hour Forum: Tapping into Chesapeake History with Bob Random with Phil Hesser PhD. You may be wondering about this fellow and why he had it in for the Eastern Shore. You'll receive clues to consider one week before the great reveal. Sharpen your wits, grab a beverage, and join us for a most entertaining happy hour class.

Why is Life? with Rich Wagner, PhD. We'll continue our discussion of the latest finding and theories about the nature of life, its origins on the earth, and the universe.

Birds and Birding in our Eastern Shore Backyard with Wayne Bell, PhD. In collaboration with Pickering Creek Audubon Center, join Dr. Bell for three virtual classes interspersed with field trips. No field trips with class recording option.

Airship 103 with Hunter Harris. Climb aboard the Airship as we depart the hangar to view the U.S. and Canada from the blimp's vantage point. Also learn the technical and operational aspects unique to blimps.

What is the Mind? with Forest Hansen. We will explore answers to these questions: What is the mind? What is wrong with typical answers to this question? Is there a better answer? Why is this important? Join us for a discussion as we explore the mind.

Great Decisions 2020 Discussion Program with Rich Harrison and Bob DeGour. We'll discuss the three most important global topics in the 2020 Great Decisions Briefing Book. Share knowledge and experiences with current topics. No charge for 2020 Briefing Book which will be available for pickup at Mid-Shore Community Foundation, The Bullitt House, 102 E. Dover Street, Easton.

Recent Sequels in Literary Fiction with Margot Miller, PhD. This course will discuss Margaret Atwood’s The Testaments and Elizabeth Strout’s Olive, Again to see what a sequel offers to, and demands of, the reader.

Taste and Taboo: Food Stories with Nancy Hesser, PhD. Those who relish good food and good fiction will enjoy reading and discussing imaginative short stories about the many ways we relate to food and cooking.

How Can You Confront the Future? with Hans Kuschnerus. Change is relentless, accelerating, and often frustrating. We will discuss how to ride the technology waves and become smart, joyful consumers..

Macbeth: The Scottish Play with John Miller, PhD and Suzanne Sanders. Are the Macbeths really Shakespeare's happiest couple? If you first read the play in high school, come back for a deeper look at one of Shakespeare's darkest works.

A Traveler's Guide to Black Holes with Ron Lesher. If black holes emit no light and swallow all that surrounds them, how can we know anything about them? Come and explore what we know about black holes and how we know this.