News Release #22
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CONTACT: Lydia Szyjka
610-647-4400, Ext. 3143
During the month of October, Immaculata University will offer the following workshops:
Adult Tap. This introduction to the American dance form of tap exposes students to the basic tap concepts. While enjoying the power of rhythm and musicality through the feet, students explore the historical and cultural influences that have given this dance form its distinction. Pamela Devenney, BA, leads this class on Thursdays, October 2, 9, 16, 23, and 30, from 7:00 â€“ 9:30 p.m. The cost is $305 for the one-credit class or $160 for non-credit.
Adult Jazz. Students examine the historical and social influences of jazz dance on American culture in the past and present century. They also are introduced to jazz dance as an energetic and creative movement style that focuses on technical proficiency, warm-up skills, and center work. Pamela Devenney, BA, leads this class on Fridays, October 3 and 10, from 6:00 â€“ 9:00 p.m. and on Saturdays, October 4 and 11, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. The cost is $305 for the one-credit class or $160 for non-credit.
Legal Education in Action. This legal education course introduces students to courtroom procedure in civil, criminal, juvenile, and family court. Through an overview of the handling of a case in the courtroom, students gain a basic understanding of various areas of the law including personal injury, medical malpractice, product liability, divorce, child custody, and child support. Students learn how to represent themselves in small claims court including traffic and summary cases, and civil disputes involving less than $8,000. Students only meet on campus for the Saturday, October 18, class, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The remaining Saturdays, October 25 and November 1, students meet at the Court of Common Pleas in West Chester, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Judge Juan R. Sanchez, JD, will instruct this class. The cost is $305 for the one-credit class or $160 for non-credit.
Brandywine River Museum. This seminar explores the impact of Wyeth art upon the Brandywine Valley. Exhibiting American art in a 19th century grist mill, the Brandywine River Museum is internationally known for its unparalleled collection of works by three generations of Wyeths and its fine collection of American illustration, still life, and landscape painting. Students meet on campus on Friday, October 17, from 5:00 â€“ 7:00 p.m. and Sunday, October 19, from 1:00 â€“ 3:00 p.m. for class discussion. On Saturday, October 18, students meet at the entrance to the museum at 10:00 a.m. James Erickson, MFA, MLS, leads this class. The cost is $305 for the one-credit course and $160 if taken for non-credit.
Philadelphia Museum of Art I. This seminar explores the expansive collection of American art at the PMA. Since its founding in 1876, the museum has acquired major examples of decorative arts, painting, and sculpture. In addition to works by Philadelphia artist Thomas Eakins, PMA´s American collections include furniture and silver by early Philadelphia craftsmen and extensive holdings of Pennsylvania German art. The American collection is recognized as one of the finest in existence. Students meet on campus on Friday, October 24, from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. and on Sunday, October 26, from 1:00 â€“ 3:00 p.m. for class discussion. On Saturday, October 25, students meet at the entrance to the museum at 10:00 a.m. James Erickson, MFA, MLS, leads this class. The cost is $305 for the one-credit class or $160 for non-credit.
Philadelphia Museum of Art II. This seminar surveys the Nineteenth century section of the European collection including artists such as Monet, Van Gogh, Bonnard, and Vuillard. Students explore art created in the transitional period leading up to and including the Industrial Age in Europe. Students are introduced to various styles of painting as well as to the changes in approach to subject matter. Students meet on campus on Friday, October 31, from 5:00 â€“ 7:00 p.m. and on Sunday, November 2, from 1:00 â€“ 3:00 p.m. On Saturday, November 1, students meet at the entrance to the museum at 10:00 a.m. James Erickson, MFA, MLS, leads this class. The cost is $305 for the one-credit class or $160 for non-credit.
For more information on these workshops, please contact the College of LifeLong Learning at 610-647-4400, ext. 3241.
Immaculata University, a Catholic liberal arts 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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