Start: 9:00 am
End: 11:00 am
Eight Wednesdays: Mar. 6-May 1 (Mar. 27) • 9:00-11:00 am • $235 For first year students who have had some Spanish study. Workbook available to purchase during class.Graciela Pera was born in Buenos Aires. She is a graduate of the University of Buenos Aires. She has been teaching Spanish for 35 years. Students unsure of their level will be provided with the instructor’s e-mail address in order to determine placement.
Start: 11:30 am
End: 1:30 pm
Eight Wednesdays: Mar. 6-Apr. 24 • 11:30-1:30 pm • $235 Students continue the study of grammar. Focus on subjunctive text. Students read Italian texts and improve listening skills.Gisella Petrone has a Masters degree from the University of Calabria. She has taught English, Italian, Latin, Roman History, and Italian cooking.
Start: 1:00 pm
End: 3:00 pm
Eight Wednesdays: Mar. 6-24 • 1:00-3:00 pm • $235 This class is for beginners or those who have previously had some exposure to German. You’ll focus on conjugating verbs in the present tense, declension of nouns, articles, and your ability to carry on a simple conversation with a native German speaker.Hamid Emami has a Masters from the University of Hamburg, and he is fluent in German, English, French, Spanish & Farsi. He has taught German for many years.
Start: 7:00 pm
In the spirit of American Wife and The Paris Wife, Melanie Benjamin presents The Aviator's Wife ($26.00). This novel reveals the story behind one of America's most remarkable marriages--Charles and Anne Morrow Lindbergh--two aviators, thrill-seekers, heroes--and reveals both its dizzying highs and devastating lows with grace, insight, and stunning power.Melanie Benjamin is a pseudonym for Melanie Hauser, who has written three contemporary novels. She is the author of the nationally bestselling Alice I Have Been and The Autobiography of Mrs. Tom Thumb. Benjamin lives in Chicago, where she is at work on her next historical novel.
Start: 7:00 pm
Dominican University, Angelico HallOnline registration is now closed. Books and seating available at the door. In Conversation with Book Passage President Elaine Petrocelli California Lieutenant Governor and former Mayor of San Francisco Gavin Newsom presents Citizenville: How to Take the Town Square Digital and Reinvent Government ($25.95). Newsom discusses how ordinary citizens can use new digital tools to dissolve political gridlock and transform American democracy.