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Get back in the classroom with Osher LLI

July 25, 2016

This fall, the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (LLI) offers a number of exciting opportunities designed to transport you back to the student mindset. For a $50 annual membership fee, you will gain full access to exclusive member benefits, including Lunch and Learn lectures; use of Tisch Library and athletics facilities; admission to the Free Thinkers series; participation in a variety of EDveture activities (book, history, and dine-in clubs); and invitations to specials events not open to the general public.

The fall semester runs from Sept. 12 – Nov. 7.

Course offerings include:

  • Free Thinkers celebrity series – Speakers include bestselling novelist Andre Dubus III (House of Sand and Fog, Townie, Garden of Last Days); award-winning author and former New Yorker correspondent Amy Wilentz (Farewell Fred Voodoo: A Letter from Haiti); and acclaimed physicist and novelist Alan Lightman (Einstein’s Dreams).
  • Lunch and Learn lecture series – David Gregory (author and CNN political analyst; former host of Meet the Press) and Emily Rooney (executive editor and creator of WGBH's Greater Boston and Beat the Press).
  • Study groups – Topics range from “Art: Understanding it, Critiquing it, Acquiring It” to “the World of Wine: From Grape to Glass” to “Singing for Freedom: Music in Protest Movements.”

View the fall catalog to find out how Osher LLI can help you expand your mind.


Miss conversing with peers and professors? Now’s your chance to get back in the Tufts classroom—minus the finals!