Counterculture America and the Vietnam War

Instructed by Minh Ha
Sociology/History
Thursdays, 6:30 -8:00
@ The Commune 

Minh Ha explores the fashion, technology, music and politics of a turbulent 1960’s America as it responds to a deadly and controversial occupation in Vietnam. 

Following Food

Instructed by Sakif Khan
Cuisine
Mondays, 6:30 - 8:00

Sakif Khan, a local chef and business owner, leads an interactive cooking course on Asian cuisine. This class will explore food history, culture, and taste ideas in the Eastern world. 

Introduction to Music Production

Instructed by Stefon Lewis
Music
Wednesdays, 6:30 - 8:30
@ Austin Visitor Center

Stefon is a local music producer and DJ with extensive knowledge of music and the tools needed to create it. Here, he guides intimate sessions, teaching the craft of sound generation and design.

 

Mind and Brain

Instructed by Jason Ikpatt
Psychology/Neuroscience
Tuesdays, 6:30 - 7:30

Neurobiologist Jason Ikpatt facilitates discussion around the beauty, power and capabilities of the human brain. This course aims to generate discourse around ideas around love, fear, perception, theories on consciousness and more; all through the scope of the human nervous system. 

Philosophy and Art of Frida Kahlo

Instructed by Stephanie Sandoval
Biography/Art 
Wednesdays, 6:30 - 7:30
@ The Commune

Frida Kahlo is a world-renowned artist and a symbol of Mexican spirit. In this class, Stephanie Sandoval presents the life of Frida Kahlo through contemporary lenses - weaving feminist theory, sexuality, and Mexican art history into a comprehensive portrait of a symbolic yet under appreciated icon. 

Counterculture America and the Vietnam War

Instructed by Dahlia Dandashi
Literature
Mondays, 6:30 - 7:30

Dahlia Dandashi leads a mini-course on all time great poets Nizar Qibbani, Rumi, Hafiz, and Kahlil Gibran. The course explores the impact of the Middle East on their works and the impacts of their works on the Middle East.