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U3A (UWA) City Courses 2020 Semester 1
EVENT

U3A (UWA) City Courses 2020 Semester 1

WHERE

State Library of WA Lecture Theatre & Citi Place Senior Citizens Centre, Perth, WA 6000, Australia

WHEN

Tuesday 3 March 2020 (Semester 1 commences)
Check Course Guide for individual Lecture dates

About U3A (UWA) City Courses 2020 Semester 1

U3A (UWA) City Courses Semester 2 2019

These courses are held variously at the State Library of Western Australia, the upstairs meeting room at Citiplace nearby and in the Guild Room, Wesley Quarter at 97 William St, Perth.

The courses are detailed in the brochure sent by email or (Post) mail to all members of U3A (UWA).

Tickets are only available to members. Members will be prompted to provide their membership number at the checkout.

21. ART APPRECIATION
Come back to the Art Gallery with U3A. In 2020 U3A has been invited to return to the home of art in WA for a series of 6 lectures “Take Pleasure in the Treasures of AGWA”. The six talks will again be richly illustrated with photographic images and will cover a range of artistic styles and periods.
Where: Art Gallery of WA Theatrette 
When: 6 sessions, 1045 – 1200 (arrive by 1030) 2nd Wed of each month from 8th April until 9th September
Cost:   $35.00
Contact: Robyn Talbot  robyntalbot22@gmail.com


22. LITERATURE
We welcome new members to join us this semester as we continue our lively discussions on looking at the following novels:
March 3rd: In a Free State - V.S. Naipaul (1970s).
April 7th Moon Tiger - Penelope Lively (1980s).
May 5th Wolf Hall - Hilary Mantel (2000s).
June 2nd Lincoln in the Bardo - George Saunders
Where: Citiplace Community Centre, 1st Floor 
When: 4 sessions, 1130 – 1300 1st Tuesdays of month 7th April, 5th May, 2nd June
Cost: $20.00
Contact: Athene Baugh  tel: 6180 6322   mob: 0478 641 277 athenetruman@hotmail.com


23. FILM DISCUSSION
Discussion about current films showing in Perth. Members share and compare views on the quality, direction, acting and story line of films which they have seen.
Where: State Library, Kimberley Room G3
When: 4 sessions, 1st Tuesdays 3rd March, 7th April, 5th May, 2nd June
Cost: $20.00
Contact: Nicky Dair 6250 0553     nic@bentleypark.com.au


24. SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY DISCUSSION
The continuing discussion about the recent trends in Science & Technology from a popular perspective - eg: genetics, climate change, mobile phones. Each session will have a number of pre-prepared discussion items, led by a member of the group, as well as a general discussion on contemporary topics.
Where:  State Library, Kimberley Room G3
When: 4 sessions, 1130 – 1300 1st Tuesdays of month, 3rd March, 7th April, 5th May, 2nd June
Cost:  $20.00
Contact: Peter Flanigan  0414 521 390   flangrigg@bigpond.com


25. ANCIENT GREECE, A HISTORY
Ancient Greece as the foundation of Western Civilisation: its rise from humble beginnings, the rise and fall of the Mycenaean Period (1600-1100BCE), the rise and fall of Greece as the intellectual capital of Europe (750-146BCE), its decline and eventual fall to the Ottoman Empire in 1453CE.
Where:
State Library, Kimberley Room, G3
When:
1130 – 1300  (2nd & 4th Thursdays) 12th March to 28th May
Cost: 
$30.00
Contact:
Judith Owen judith_owen5@hotmail.com


26. WHEN HISTORY MEETS FICTION
Drawing on his experience as a widely published novelist and literary critic, Ian Reid explores questions about the tension between fact and fiction in historical investigation. What options does an author have when evidence doesn’t tell us enough? This pair of lectures offers a fiction writer’s inside story of bringing the past back to life.
Where:  
Citiplace Community Centre, 1st Floor
When: 2 sessions 945 – 1115 Tuesdays: 7th April & 21st April
Cost: $10.00
Contact: Ian Reid  reidmac@optusnet.com.au


27. LECTURE SERIES - a series of one off sessions on various subjects
Climate Change, Music for Life, Royal Flying Doctor service, Sub Equatorial Peoples of Africa, European & Aboriginal Art, New Perth Museum, Voluntary Assisted Dying & "The Big Issue."
Where: Citiplace Community Centre, 1st Floor
When: 1330 – 1500 (1st & 3rd Tuesdays) 3rd March to 16 June
Cost: $40.00
Contact: Valerie Buckley valeriebuckley@westnet.com.au


28. WA’S DEVELOPING HISTORY 1850 – 1900 
Where: State Library, Kimberley Room G3
When:  1130 – 1300  (3rd Tuesdays) 17 March to 16 June
Cost: $25.00
Contact:  Anthony Alborn  0433 132 172 anthonyalborn@westnet.com.au


29. PHILOSOPHY
Ideas and aspects of past and contemporary philosophical topics are explored, where discussion and contributions are encouraged.
Where:  State Library, Kimberley Room G3
When:  0945 – 1115   (2nd & 4th Thursdays) 12 March to 25 June
Cost: $40.00
Contact:  Hans Hoette 0419 906 310 hans.hoette@amnet.net.au

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For more info, please refer to the Brochure emailed (or mailed) to all U3A members and the summary provided.

Tickets are only available to members. Members will be prompted to provide their membership number at the checkout.

EVENT LOCATION: State Library of WA Lecture Theatre & Citi Place Senior Citizens Centre
Perth, WA 6000, Australia
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