Itineraries for Study Groups (PDFs)

For Fall (in alphabetical order)

Arguments for and Against the ‘Promise of Artificial Intelligence’, Tuesdays, September 13 – October 11, 1:30 – 3:30 p.m., Peoria NEXT Innovation Center

Bradley Basketball 1950-Present: Big Games and Big Players, Thursdays, September 1 – September 29, 9:00 – 11:15 a.m., Bradley University Renaissance Coliseum

Calling Edward R. Murrow, Thursdays, October 6 – October 27, 9:30 – 11:45 a.m., UnityPoint Health Methodist North

Design, Drama, Murder, and Frank Lloyd Wright, Mondays, September 12 – October 10, 10:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m., Peoria NEXT Innovation Center

Facilitator Training, Friday, September 9, 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., Peoria NEXT Innovation Center

Islam 101, Fridays, October 21 – November 18, 2:00 – 4:15 p.m., Islamic Foundation

Lydia Moss Bradley's Peoria, Tuesdays, November 1 – November 29, 10:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m., Peoria NEXT Innovation Center

NASCAR – The Sport and the Business, Tuesdays, October 4 – October 25, 2:30 – 4:30 p.m., Peoria NEXT Innovation Center

O’Henry’s Short Stories, Mondays, November 21 – December 12, 9:00 – 11:15 a.m., Peoria NEXT Innovation Center

OLLI’s Reader’s Theatre: Spoon River Anthology, Thursdays, September 15 – October 20, 10:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m., Humana Guidance Center

Pay Attention. Be Amazed. Write About It!, Tuesdays, September 6 – October 11, 10:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m., Peoria NEXT Innovation Center

Response to Trauma, Mondays, October 17 – November 14, 10:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m., Peoria NEXT Innovation Center

Second Verse: A Reading and Study of U.S. Poet Laureates, Mondays, October 3 – November 7, 1:30 – 3:45 p.m., Peoria NEXT Innovation Center

TED Talks #5 for Lifelong Learners, Tuesdays, September 13 – October 11, 9:30 – 11:30 a.m., Peoria NEXT Innovation Center

The Experimental Nation: Germany Since 1870, Fridays, September 2 – October 7, 10:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m., UnityPoint Health Methodist North

The Politics of the Olympic Games, Mondays, September 12 – October 17, 10:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m., Peoria NEXT Innovation Center

For Summer (in alphabetical order)

Birding the Illinois River Valley, Thursdays, August 4 – August 25, 9:00 – 11:30 a.m., Peoria Park District, Tawny Oaks Park (various locations)

Exploring America’s Roots and Art at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Wednesdays, June 8 – June 29, 1:30 – 3:30 p.m., Bradley University, Global Communications Center

Landmark Supreme Court Cases: You Be the Judge, Mondays, July 18 – August 22, 10:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m., Peoria NEXT Innovation Center

Midwest Prairie Plants, Tuesdays, August 9 – August 30, 10:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m., Whitledge Farm, Edelstein

On Henri J.M. Nouwen, Fridays, June 3 – July 15 (Skip July 1), 9:30 – 11:45 a.m., Peoria NEXT Innovation Center

Roosevelt and Churchill: An Epic Relationship, Tuesdays, June 7 – July 12 (Skip July 5), 9:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., Peoria NEXT Innovation Center

The American Dust Bowl and the Art It Inspired, Thursdays, August 4 – August 25, 10:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m., Peoria NEXT Innovation Center

The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer, Fridays, June 10 – July 22 (Skip July 1), 9:30 – 11:45 a.m., Peoria NEXT Innovation Center

The Manly Five, Wednesdays, June 15 – July 13, 1:30 – 3:30 p.m., Peoria NEXT Innovation Center

The Second Red Scare: Hunting Communists in Cold War America, Thursdays, June 23 – July 28, 10:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m., Humana Guidance Center

Zentangle®, Thursdays, June 2 – June 30, 10:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m., Universalist Unitarian Church