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Defiant Requiem
Joanthan Alter Annex Seats Available
Closed and Cancelled Winter Lectures and Courses
2013 Winter Semester
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Milton Bigham Scholarship
Fascinating Facts
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Petropolitics, Oil and the Middle East 
presented by  
Edwin Black

Edwin Black is a New York Times bestselling and international investigative author of 80 award-winning editions, including "British Petroleum and the Redline Agreement-The West's Secret Pact to get Mideast Oil." 

This lecture will explain how the West acquired Middle East Oil. It will examine the international deceit and strong-arm tactics of men, oil companies and government. 


 Sponsored by the

Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College
and the  
Lifelong Learning Society

Edwin Black
Edwin Black is an American syndicated columnist, and journalist specializing in the historical interplay between economics and politics in the Middle East, petroleum policy, the abuses practiced by corporations, and the financial underpinnings of Nazi Germany, among other topics. Black's nine works of non-fiction have been translated into an array of non-English languages, including French, Polish, Hungarian, Dutch, German, Spanish, Japanese, Portuguese, and Hebrew.

Tuesday, February 5, 2013 
7 p.m. 
Lifelong Learning Society Auditorium 
All Tickets: $25   



Registration forms are available in the
Lifelong Learning Society complex and
you can register online at 


The Lifelong Learning Society on the Jupiter Campus


Defiant Requiem  


Sunday, February 24, 2013

4-6 p.m.

This feature length documentary film illuminates the extraordinary, untold story of the brave acts of resistance by the Jewish prisoners at Terezin.


Premiere showing in Florida! 


Wine and hors d'oeuvres reception to follow the presentation. 


Graciously sponsored by
The Honorable Ann Brown and Donald Brown


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Annex Seats Still Available for Jonathan Alter

There are only a few seats left in the annex for
Jonathan Alter's  lecture!
Sign up now!

Alter's book,
The Promise:
President Obama, Year One 
will be on sale before and following the lecture.

You can register at

Closed Winter Lectures and Courses
  • Dr. Morton-Great Decision-All Sections
  • Dr. Rabil-US National Security
    • Important-Annex still open for Rabil.   
  • Dr. Watson-America's Hidden History-Auditorium & Annex
  • Dr. Wagner-Wine & Wisdom 
  • Barbara Schwartz-Great Conversations  
  • Jonathan Alter- Between the Lines-Auditorium 
    • Important-Annex still open for Alter. 



Cancelled Winter Lectures and Courses 

Updated: Please Read    

  • Dolphin Communication and Cognition W4F3
  • Landscape and Earth Art W1W4   
  • Nick Flynn W1T7
  • Influence Four Works, Dr. Rakower W1S4 
2013 Winter Semester

Classes start this week for the 2013 winter semester and we welcome everyone back  for another great year at LLS!

Just a few reminders:

Please Do Not Save Seats  
It is the policy of Lifelong Learning that we do not allow seat saving.  We appreciate your cooperation!

No Food in Allowed in the Auditorium
Please do not bring food into the auditorium. It is distracting to your fellow students and can create a mess. Thank you! 

Explorer Ticket Information

Explorer Ticket
  • For sold out classes Explorer Ticket holders will be held outside in the auditorium lobby for 10 minutes. This is LLS policy and we appreciate your cooperation!
  • Explorer tickets are sold for $10 for our four, six and eight week courses.
  • You can purchase an Explorer Ticket once for a four week course and twice for a six and eight week course.
  • You will need an I.D. to purchase a ticket.
  • We do not sell Explorer Tickets for one-day events and lectures.


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The Lifelong Learning Society
Milton Bigham Scholarship


Nominations are now being accepted...

Nominate yourself or someone you know with an essay of 500 words or less answering the question:

Why is this Lifelong Learning scholarship important to me?

Recipients will receive $240 towards 2013 winter and spring LLS classes. Application forms are available in the Lifelong Learning Society complex.

Friday, February 1, 2013
For questions, call  561-799-8547 or 561-799-8667.
Fascinating Facts
Five best travel gadgets from the Consumer Electronics Show 2013

From January 8-11 about 20,000 new gadgets were launched by more than 3,250 exhibitors at the 2013 Consumer Electronics Show. 


To view all of the new gadgets, click here.

Calling All Lifelong Learning Writers!


Contagious Optimism! Book Series Presentation


Wednesday, Jan. 23rd 10:30 a.m.   

 LLS Room 158

RSVP to Donna Eberle at  
 561-799-8541 or
Contagious Optimism! is a book series that includes uplifting stories and insight from real people around the globe. These books are written in a Chicken Soup for the Soul style and include short vignettes. Contagious Optimism! is a philanthropic project created by David Mezzapelle. The publisher is Viva Editions in San Francisco.
Learn more at  
David is now writing a senior edition, in conjunction with FAU Jupiter,   which includes stories across a broad range of themes from seniors around the world. These will be ongoing with new volumes released every 6-9 months.

If you are interested in submitting your story, click here. 
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