Immaculata University Announces April Workshops

DRAW/WATERCOLOR AT LONGWOOD. This hands-on workshop investigates basic drawing skills and techniques using watercolor. Students bring pencils, sketchbook, and a tube set of watercolors to the first class on Friday, April 9, at Immaculata University from 5:00 – 9:00 p.m., where they draw based on observations of plants and flowers. On Saturday, April 10, students meet at Longwood Gardens at 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. to paint and draw flowers from the gardens. The cost is $420 for one credit and $180 for non-credit.
BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN & THE GOSPEL. This seminar explores the four themes present in Springsteen´s music (joy, sin, faith, and redemption) that can be linked to, derived from, and possibly even contribute to our understanding of the Gospel of Jesus Christ and the Catholic faith in which Springsteen grew up. This class will be held Saturday, April 10, and Saturday, April 24, from 9:00 – 3:00 p.m. The cost is $420 for one credit and $180 for non-credit.
WORLD CULTURES. This course introduces the main features of non-western civilizations and traditions and may be used by students with western civilization credits to meet the University´s world civilization requirement. Classes will be held on Friday, April 16, at Immaculata University from 5:00 – 9:00 p.m. and Saturday, April 17, from 9:00 – 4:00 p.m. The cost is $420 for one credit and $180 for non-credit.
DRAWING: PHILADELPHIA ZOO. This hands-on workshop explores basic drawing and watercolor techniques. The focus is on animals as students analyze the techniques
used by master artists throughout history. Students need to bring pencils, sketchbook, and
a tube set of watercolors to the first class on Friday, April 16, from 5:00 – 9.00 p.m to
create drawings and watercolor sketches based on taxidermied animals. On Saturday, April 17, students meet from 9:30 – 4:30 p.m. at the Philadelphia Zoo to draw and paint live animals. Students arrange for their own transportation. The cost is $420 for one credit and $180 for non-credit.
FREEDOM & HUMAN TRAFFICKING. Human trafficking is a scourge on the modern world with an estimated 27 million people enslaved today. How can one human being enslave another? Has it always been considered evil to enslave another person? What do we mean by "slavery?" This course examines how great thinkers of Western Civilization respond to these questions and ramifications of their answers on today´s world. Students will meet Friday, April 16, from 6:00 -10:00 p.m. and Saturday, April 17, from 9:00 – 4:00 p.m. The cost is $420 for one credit and $180 for non-credit.
CYBERBULLYING. Cyberbullying is a concern across all ages and settings. As an electronic modality for teasing, harassing, and direct to indirect forms of cruelty, its implications are wide. This course explores the prevalence and incidence of cyberbullying, its modalities, consequences, and prevention programs. In a scholarly forum, students explore and research the psychological theories surrounding such acts. Class will meet Friday, April 16, from 6:00 – 10:00 p.m. and Saturday, April 17, from 9:00 – 4:00 p.m. The cost is $420 for one credit and $180 for non-credit.
SEX SLAVERY. An estimated 80% of the 27 million people enslaved today are women. The majority are forced to work in the sex industry. This course explores the realities of this industry, and its impact on society. This course examines legal and ethical issues particular to dealing with this type of enslavement and the societal factors that contribute to the phenomenon of sex slavery today. This course meets Friday, April 23, from 6:00 -10:00 p.m. and Saturday, April 24, from 9:00 – 4:00 p.m. The cost is $420 for one credit and $180 for non-credit.
For further information about these courses, please contact the College of LifeLong Learning at 610-647-4400, ext. 3238.
Immaculata University, a Catholic, coeducation, comprehensive, institution, is located 20 miles west of Philadelphia, south of the intersection of routes 30 and 352,
between Paoli and Exton.
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