Lecture Series: Early Spring 2018 Schedule

EARLY SPRING 2018

 

March 6, 2018 – 1st Tuesday – The Arts & Creativity
Noon – 12:30 P.M. “The World’s Greatest Paintings: Living and Dying – Bruegel, El Greco, Caravaggio”
The Great Courses Video #9 by Professor William Kloss, The Smithsonian Associates, Smithsonian Institution12:30 P.M. – 1:00 P.M. Speaker – Aaron Ott, AKAG Public Art Director, “The Freedom Wall”


March 13, 2018 – 2nd Tuesday – Architecture & Design
Noon – 12:30 P.M. “The Cathedral: Gothic Architecture in Today’s World”
The Great Courses Video #24 by Professor William R. Cook, State University of New York at Geneseo12:30 – 1:00 P.M. Speaker – Chuck LaChiusa, President, Explore Buffalo & Webmaster, BuffaloAH.com, “St. Ann’s RC Church”
Co-sponsored by the Richardson Olmsted Complex & Explore Buffalo


March 20, 2018 – 3rd Tuesday – History & Future
Noon – 12:30 P.M.  America in the Gilded Age and Progressive Era: Populist Revolt: The Grangers and Coxey”
The Great Courses Video #14 by Professor Edward T. O’Donnell, Ph.D. College of the Holy Cross12:30 – 1:00 P.M. Speaker – Mark Lozo, Education Director/Chief of Interpretation, Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural Site

“Theodore Roosevelt, the Power of Big Business, and the Growth of Organized Labor”

March 27, 2018 – 4th Tuesday – Nature & Science
Noon – 12:30 P.M.
“Science Wars: What Scientist Know and How They Know It: Intelligent Design and the Scope of Science”
The Great Courses Video #23 by Professor Steven L. Goldman, Lehigh University12:30 – 1:00 P.M. Discussion led by Jim Guido, WNY STEM Hub

Co-sponsored by WNY STEM Hub

April 3, 2018 – 1st Tuesday – The Arts & Creativity

Noon – 12:30 P.M.The Creative Thinker’s Toolkit Course:
The Great Courses Video #9 by Professor Gerard Puccio, Ph.D. The State University of New York, Buffalo

12:30 P.M. – 1:00 P.M. Speaker – Joy Kubler, JKLAstudio.com
Co-sponsored by the Wellness Institute of Greater Buffalo


April 10, 2018 – 2nd Tuesday – Architecture & Design
Noon – 12:30 P.M. “Understanding the World’s Greatest Structures: Science and Innovation from Antiquity to Modernity: Great Cantilever Bridges – Tragedy and Triumph”
The Great Courses Video #17 by Professor Stephen Ressler, US Military Academy at West Point

12:30 – 1:00 P.M. Speaker – Kelly Hayes McAlonie, President of the Board of the Lipsey Buffalo Architecture Center


April 17, 2018 – 3rd Tuesday – History & Future
Noon – 12:30 PM. “Tocqueville and the American Experiment: Alexis de Tocqueville – A Brief Biography”

The Great Course Video #2 by Professor William R. Cook, Ph.D. State University of New York, Geneseo
12:30 – 1:00 P.M. Speaker – Doug Kohler, Erie County Historian, “Buffalo in the 1830’s”

 


April 24, 2018 – 4th Tuesday – Nature & Science
Noon – 12:30 P.M. “Emerson, Thoreau, and the Transcendentalist Movement: Emerson’s Influence”
The Great Courses Video #5 by Professor Ashton Nichols, Dickinson College

12:30 – 1:00 P.M. Speaker – Alan Davis, Griffins Mills Historian, “Griffins Mills, NY: Place-based learning & making history come alive”

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