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Summer 2019 Events

University Open Air: Heritage Interpretation: Proposals for the National Park Historic: Henry’s Citadel, Sans-Souci Palace, and the Complex of Ramiers in Haiti

Tue, Jun 11   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Rose Garden, Prospect Park

bpl presents humanities and art University Open Air

The question of conservation and enhancement of the Heritage has always been debated by intellectuals and professionals. In the Nineteenth century, these debates gave rise to both the concept of...

University Open Air: Origin of Islam

Tue, Jun 11   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Rose Garden, Prospect Park

bpl presents humanities and art University Open Air

This course will look at the foundations of Islam and how the prophet Muhammad brought the message of God to the world and how his followers divided after his death. It will also overlook the...

University Open Air: Immigration Policy: The Central America Caravans

Tue, Jun 11   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Rose Garden, Prospect Park

bpl presents social sciences University Open Air

This course explains why the migrant “caravans” from Central America (El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras) traveling towards the U.S. border have generated intense interest and will...

University Open Air: Community Development and Participatory Design

Tue, Jun 11   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Rose Garden, Prospect Park

bpl presents social sciences University Open Air

The United Nations defines community development as "a process where community members come together to take collective action and generate solutions to common problems." In this course, citizens...

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University Open Air: Social Movements and Democracy

Thu, Jun 13   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Rose Garden, Prospect Park

bpl presents social sciences University Open Air

**Please note: Due to the weather forecast and the anticipation of rain throughout much of the morning and afternoon hours, we have moved today’s classes to Central Library. This course will take...

University Open Air: The Interpretation of Dreams: Freud and the Origins of Psychoanalysis

Thu, Jun 13   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Rose Garden, Prospect Park

bpl presents humanities and art University Open Air

**Please note: Due to the weather forecast and the anticipation of rain throughout much of the morning and afternoon hours, we have moved today’s classes to Central Library. This course will take...

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University Open Air: The Twilight Zone: LGBTIQ Politics in Russia and Its Impact on the Global Queer Agenda

Thu, Jun 13   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Rose Garden, Prospect Park

bpl presents humanities and art lgbtq pride month University Open Air

**Please note: Due to the weather forecast and the anticipation of rain throughout much of the morning and afternoon hours, we have moved today’s classes to Central Library. This course will take...

University Open Air: Thinking Like a Data Scientist

Thu, Jun 13   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Rose Garden, Prospect Park

bpl presents University Open Air

**Please note: Due to the weather forecast and the anticipation of rain throughout much of the morning and afternoon hours, we have moved today’s classes to Central Library. This course will take...

University Open Air: What is Tibetan Yoga?

Sat, Jun 15   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Rose Garden, Prospect Park

bpl presents humanities and art University Open Air

What is the view of physical body, energy body and mental body in the Buddhist world? Is the Tibetan yoga different from the present yogas practices that are mushrooming all over the world? What...

University Open Air: Contemporary Taiwanese Poetry

Sat, Jun 15   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Rose Garden, Prospect Park

bpl presents humanities and art University Open Air

In this class, students will read original and translated poems by contemporary Taiwanese authors. Pairing individual poems with American poets, students will use thematic concepts as a guide...

University Open Air: Thinking Like a Data Scientist

Sat, Jun 15   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Rose Garden, Prospect Park

bpl presents University Open Air

Are you passionate to develop the essential data science skills for your career? This course is structured to get you accustomed and familiar with the key skills used in Data Science.

...

University Open Air: Lady Fatimah

Sat, Jun 15   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Rose Garden, Prospect Park

bpl presents humanities and art University Open Air

This course will cover the first lady in Islam, a symbol of women's rights as she was the first to fight for her inheritance. Fourteen hundred years ago, it was unheard of for a woman to go to...

University Open Air: Qualitative Research in the Urban Field

Sat, Jun 15   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Rose Garden, Prospect Park

bpl presents social sciences University Open Air

This class will provide participants with a brief approach to the different techniques that  urban anthropology can offer to qualitative research in an urban environment, such as:...

University Open Air: Sustainable Housing Provision: Challenges and Opportunities in a Metro City

Sat, Jun 15   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Rose Garden, Prospect Park

bpl presents humanities and art University Open Air

The course evaluates the various types of housing provision and the various approaches used in the delivery of housing units. The course further identifies technologies and processes to improve...

University Open Air: In Their Own Voices: Iranian Women Bloggers

Tue, Jun 18   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Rose Garden, Prospect Park

bpl presents humanities and art University Open Air

**Please note: Due to the weather forecast and the anticipation of rain throughout most the day, we have moved Tuesday’s classes to Central Library. This course will take place in the Information...

University Open Air: Heritage Interpretation: Proposals for the National Park Historic: Henry’s Citadel, Sans-Souci Palace and the Complex of Ramiers in Haiti

Tue, Jun 18   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Rose Garden, Prospect Park

bpl presents humanities and art University Open Air

**Please note: Due to the weather forecast and the anticipation of rain throughout most the day, we have moved Tuesday’s classes to Central Library. This course will take place in the Information...

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University Open Air: Political Ideologies in Latin America

Tue, Jun 18   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Rose Garden, Prospect Park

bpl presents social sciences University Open Air

**Please note: Due to the weather forecast and the anticipation of rain throughout most the day, we have moved Tuesday’s classes to Central Library. This course will take place in the Dweck Center...

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University Open Air: Origin of Islam

Tue, Jun 18   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Rose Garden, Prospect Park

bpl presents humanities and art University Open Air

**Please note: Due to the weather forecast and the anticipation of rain throughout most of the day, we have moved Tuesday’s classes to Central Library. This course will take place in the Dweck...

University Open Air: The Interpretation of Dreams: Freud and the Origins of Psychoanalysis

Thu, Jun 20   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Rose Garden, Prospect Park

bpl presents humanities and art University Open Air

**Please note: Due to the weather forecast and the possibility of early afternoon thunderstorms, we have moved today’s classes to Central Library. This course will take place in the Trustees Room...

University Open Air: Social Movements and Democracy

Thu, Jun 20   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Rose Garden, Prospect Park

bpl presents social sciences University Open Air

Due to the weather forecast and the possibility of early afternoon thunderstorms, we have moved today’s classes to Central Library. This course will take place in the Dweck Center’s 2nd Auditorium...

University Open Air: Community Development and Participatory Design

Thu, Jun 20   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Rose Garden, Prospect Park

bpl presents social sciences University Open Air

**Please note: Due to the weather forecast and the possibility of early afternoon thunderstorms, we have moved today’s classes to Central Library. This course will take place in the Information...

University Open Air: Lady Fatimah

Thu, Jun 20   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Rose Garden, Prospect Park

bpl presents humanities and art University Open Air

Due to the weather forecast and the possibility of early afternoon thunderstorms, we have moved today’s classes to Central Library. This course will take place in the Dweck Center’s 2nd Auditorium...

University Open Air: What is Tibetan Pranayama?

Sat, Jun 22   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Rose Garden, Prospect Park

bpl presents humanities and art University Open Air

In this session, Dr. Chok will teach the most known nine-round of breathings for purifying the stale energies from our bodies. It is like washing a dirty cup, wiping it and filling it with...

University Open Air: Graffiti Mutation in a Gentrified Environment: the Case of NYC

Sat, Jun 22   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Rose Garden, Prospect Park

bpl presents social sciences University Open Air

This workshop will be centered on trying to understand if the mutation of the “traditional” graffiti has been used as a tool to rapidly gentrify NYC. The participants will explore...

University Open Air: Community Development and Participatory Design

Sat, Jun 22   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Rose Garden, Prospect Park

bpl presents social sciences University Open Air

The United Nations defines community development as "a process where community members come together to take collective action and generate solutions to common problems." In this course, citizens...

University Open Air: Intersex Activism

Sat, Jun 22   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Rose Garden, Prospect Park

bpl presents humanities and art University Open Air

Who are the Intersex people? What challenges do they face? What is difference between Intersex and LGBTQ? What is an intersex identity? What are Intersex organizations in the US and in other...

University Open Air: Transhumanism: Endless Evolution or the End of Humanity

Sat, Jun 22   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Rose Garden, Prospect Park

bpl presents humanities and art University Open Air

This course will address challenging limitations, overcoming fears, exploring the nature of the universe, and the endless attempts we make to define who we are. Throughout all of...

University Open Air: In their own Voices: Iranian Women Bloggers

Sat, Jun 22   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Rose Garden, Prospect Park

bpl presents humanities and art University Open Air

This course will discuss why self-blogging is used by Iranian women as a medium. Their reasons for blogging are varied: some blog simply for the pleasure of writing, while others use the platform...

University Open Air: Contemporary Taiwanese Poetry

Sat, Jun 22   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Rose Garden, Prospect Park

bpl presents humanities and art University Open Air

In this class, students will read original and translated poems by contemporary Taiwanese authors. Pairing individual poems with American poets, students will use thematic concepts as a guide...

University Open Air: Business Law in Morocco: Legal Amendments and Reforms

Sat, Jun 22   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Rose Garden, Prospect Park

bpl presents social sciences University Open Air

This course will discuss the amendments and reforms that Morocco has made in commercial and business laws in order to encourage and attract foreign investors and investments. The focus will be on...

University Open Air: Origin of Islam

Tue, Jun 25   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Rose Garden, Prospect Park

bpl presents humanities and art University Open Air

**Please note: Due to the weather forecast and the anticipation of a thunderstorm later this morning, we have moved today’s classes to Central Library. This course will take place in the Dweck...

University Open Air: Centrality of Culture and Religion in the Medieval Central Asian landmass

Tue, Jun 25   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Rose Garden, Prospect Park

bpl presents humanities and art University Open Air

**Please note: Due to the weather forecast and the anticipation of a thunderstorm later this morning, we have moved today’s classes to Central Library. This course will take place in the Dweck...

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University Open Air: Theater Workshop: Self-Discovery

Tue, Jun 25   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Rose Garden, Prospect Park

bpl presents humanities and art University Open Air

**Please note: Due to the weather forecast and the anticipation of a thunderstorm later this morning, we have moved today’s classes to Central Library.  This course will take place in the...

University Open Air: Thinking Like a Data Scientist

Tue, Jun 25   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Rose Garden, Prospect Park

bpl presents University Open Air

**Please note: Due to the weather forecast and the anticipation of a thunderstorm later this morning, we have moved today’s classes to Central Library. This course will take place in the Dweck...

University Open Air: Linguistic Map of Tajikistan

Thu, Jun 27   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Rose Garden, Prospect Park

bpl presents humanities and art University Open Air

Tajikistan is home to several ‘remnant’ Iranian languages, which are designated after the geographical zones where the speakers of these languages live. One of the major groups is that Badakhshani...

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University Open Air: Thinking Like a Data Scientist

Thu, Jun 27   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Rose Garden, Prospect Park

bpl presents University Open Air

Are you passionate to develop the essential data science skills for your career? This course is structured to get you accustomed and familiar with the key skills used in Data Science.

...

University Open Air: Theater Workshop: Creative Fantasy

Thu, Jun 27   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Rose Garden, Prospect Park

bpl presents humanities and art University Open Air

This workshop will motivate students to use memory and imagination through games based on living experiences and new sensory and human situations. 

Asma Thabet is an actress, dancer,...

University Open Air: Business Law in Morocco: Legal Amendments and Reforms

Thu, Jun 27   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Rose Garden, Prospect Park

bpl presents social sciences University Open Air

This course will discuss the amendments and reforms that Morocco has made in commercial and business laws in order to encourage and attract foreign investors and investments. The focus will be on...

University Open Air: What is Chod (cutting your ego)?

Sat, Jun 29   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Rose Garden, Prospect Park

bpl presents humanities and art University Open Air

We live in a conceptual world full of hope and fear, yet we mostly focus on the past and future. Why is there so much anger, destruction and unhappiness in life? Chod is a famous healing practice...

University Open Air: The Project Quality Management Plan for Sustainable Construction

Sat, Jun 29   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Rose Garden, Prospect Park

bpl presents social sciences University Open Air

This course presents a typical plan for the management of quality of the contraction process towards achieving a sustainable construction, which delivers the objectives of the client in terms of...

University Open Air: Centrality of Culture and Religion in the Medieval Central Asian landmass

Sat, Jun 29   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Rose Garden, Prospect Park

bpl presents humanities and art University Open Air

The region of modern Central Asia was formed in the early decades of the twentieth century. It currently comprises five independent states of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and...

University Open Air: Four Things You Need to Start Your Own Business

Sat, Jun 29   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Rose Garden, Prospect Park

bpl presents business University Open Air

The course will cover the core concepts of financing the assets needed for production. Basics of current asset management will be outlined. Topics related to human resource management, such as,...

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University Open Air: Exiled, Lost, But Hopeful: LGBTIQ Immigration and Queer Politics in the U.S.

Sat, Jun 29   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Rose Garden, Prospect Park

bpl presents humanities and art lgbtq pride month University Open Air

Running for their lives, LGBTIQ+ immigrants come to the U.S., mostly to New York, where they settle down in neighborhoods, where people speak the same language and share mutual cultural attitudes...

University Open Air: Theater Workshop: Storytelling

Sat, Jun 29   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Rose Garden, Prospect Park

bpl presents humanities and art University Open Air

In this workshop, students will learn how to build a story from small objects using memory and imagination. Big stories come from little things. 

Asma Thabet is an actress, dancer,...

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University Open Air: Thinking Like a Data Scientist

Sat, Jun 29   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Rose Garden, Prospect Park

bpl presents University Open Air

Are you passionate to develop the essential data science skills for your career? This course is structured to get you accustomed and familiar with the key skills used in Data Science.

...

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