Branch: CHELMSFORD

Telephone: 0124 5967409
Email: Chelmsford.branch@wea.ac.uk
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Branch News

Chelmsford Branch is promoting a limited number of online (Zoom) courses for the time being. Details of the two courses scheduled to start in January are below. Enrolment on these courses is available to all students in England and Scotland, so enrol soon to secure a place. If you have any queries which you would like to discuss with a Branch representative contact us on the email address or telephone number above.


 

 


If you are interested in a course and would like to ask for more details, you can contact the Branch by phone or email as detailed above. Alternatively you can access the National WEA website.
If a course is listed below by clicking on “Book Now” you can book directly as well as seeing a more detailed description of the course, prepared by the Course Tutor. (You will need to provide debit or credit card details). If you are having difficulties booking, Central Support Team on 0300 303 3464, can allow you to book as well.


2020/21 Courses


Course Title: American Fiction of the 1960's
Course Number: C2227783
Course Description: This course explores the decade of the American 1960s through five key literary texts, used to illustrate the stylistic and thematic diversity of this pivotal cultural period. We will consider the lives and works of writers such as Joan Didion, Thomas Pynchon, William H. Gass, John Cheever, and Flannery O'Connor in order to develop our understanding of important literary movements such as the Southern Gothic and Postmodernism, as well as explore the impact of the American landscape, such as the Californian coastline, the American midwest, and the rapidly expanding suburbs on their novels and stories.
Tutor: Abbie Saunders
Venue: Online
Day Of Week: Monday
Start Time: 14:00
Duration: 1.50 hrs
Date: 11/01/21
No. of Weeks: 10
Fee: £48.00
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Course Title: Money, Money, Money
Course Number: C2227781
Course Description: This course is a look at the history and uses of money. What different items have been, and indeed are still used as money? How does money measure value – what impact does inflation and hyper-inflation have on money as a medium of exchange? What impact does money have on our everyday lives? How does the central bank control the supply of money and why is this important? How and why do exchange rates change and how does this affect our economy?
Tutor: Andrew Beharrell
Venue: Online
Day Of Week: Tuesday
Start Time: 09:00
Duration: 1.50 hrs
Date: 12/01/21
No. of Weeks: 10
Fee: £48.00
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