History

History courses at Aspire Sussex are designed to be engaging and informative. If you are interested in people, culture and history, we offer a range of courses from the most popular to the completely unique.

At present our online courses can only be accessed in the UK and some courses are restricted to residents of West Sussex (please enquire for details).


History Of Art: German 20th Century Art

08/06/2021

Worthing

£107.10

10:00 - 12:00

Tuesday

2 hours x 7 sessions

The course looks at the development of German art during the 20th Century – including a prologue of why German art is distinct from other art in Europe.
We shall look at German Impressionists like Liebermann and Corinth, Symbolist artists, Expressionist artists like Kirchner and Beckmann, the Bauhaus, Max Ernst – the Surrealist, and then post-war artists like Beuys, Keifer, Baselitz and Polkar.
Germany had a traumatic time in the 20th century and its artists reflect that drama.
In the instance of a Government imposed lockdown, this course will pause until it is able to begin again. No refunds will be made due to a Government imposed lockdown.

History: Greek Mythology: Entry

This course can be booked online.

09/07/2021

Chichester

£22.95

10:00 - 13:00

Friday

3 hours x 1 session

In the instance of a Government imposed lockdown, this course will pause until it is able to begin again. No refunds will be made due to a Government imposed lockdown.

The course aims to develop an understanding of the presentation, content, and context of some of the major Greek myths and of the ways in which these might be interpreted. You will acquite a general overview of some of the major Greek myths along with the culture of the world of the Greeks gained through a variety of types of literary and archaeological evidence. You will also develop an awareness of the differences and similarities between the ancient Greek civilisation and our own, and of the influence of Greek mythological tradition. Some of the topics will be covered are: Greek pantheon, Greek heroes (eg. Heracles, Argonauts), Greek and Roman conception of the myths, Modern interperetations of the myths.