Lecture Series: Late Fall 2017 Schedule

LATE FALL 2017

November 7, 2017 – 1st Tuesday – The Arts & Creativity
Noon – 12:30 P.M. “The Art of Investing: Lessons from History’s Greatest TradersBenjamin Graham and Value Investing

The Great Courses Video #2 by Professor of Professional Practice in the Finance & Economic Department John M. Longo, Rutgers Business School

12:30 P.M. – 1:00 P.M. Speaker- Dusty Nelson, Chautauqua Foundation
Co-sponsored by the Wellness Institute of Greater Buffalo


November 14, 2017 – 2nd Tuesday – Architecture & Design
Noon – 12:30 P.M. “Understanding the World’s Greatest Structures: Science and Innovation from Antiquity to Modernity: Suspension Bridges – The Battle of the Cable
The Great Courses Video #15 by Professor Stephen Ressler, US Military Academy at West Point

12:30 – 1:00 P.M. Speaker – Peter C. Murad, AIA, AICP Principal, Architectural Resources
Co-sponsored by the Richardson Olmsted Complex & Explore Buffalo


November 21, 2017 – Happy Thanksgiving!


November 28, 2017 – 4th Tuesday – Nature & Science
Noon – 12:30 P.M. “Science Wars: What Scientist Know and How They Know It: New Definitions of Objectivity”
The Great Courses Video #21 by Professor Steven L. Goldman, Lehigh University

12:30 – 1:00 P.M. Discussion – Co-sponsored by WNY STEM Hub


December 5, 2017 – 1st Tuesday – The Arts & Creativity
Noon – 12:30 P.M. “The World’s Greatest Paintings: Great Ensembles-Michelangelo and Grunewald
The Great Courses Video #7 by Professor William Kloss, The Smithsonian Associates, Smithsonian Institution

12:30 P.M. – 1:00 P.M. Speakers: Mary Jean Jakubowski, Director, B&ECPL
Co-sponsored by the Wellness Institute of Greater Buffalo


December 12, 2017 – 2nd Tuesday – Architecture & Design
Noon – 12:30 P.M. “The Cathedral: Gothic Churches in Italy
The Great Courses Video #22 by Professor William R. Cook, State University of New York at Geneseo

12:30 – 1:00 P.M. Speaker – Chuck LaChiusa, President, Explore Buffalo & Webmaster, BuffaloAH.com

Co-sponsored by the Richardson Olmsted Complex & Explore Buffalo


December 19, 2017 – 3rd Tuesday – History & Future
Noon – 12:30 P.M.  America in the Gilded Age and Progressive Era: Morals and Manners – Middle-Class Society
The Great Courses Video #12 by Professor Edward T. O’Donnell, Ph.D. College of the Holy Cross

12:30 – 1:00 P.M. Speaker – Nancy Stevens, Ex. Dir., The Maria Love Foundation Fund

Co-sponsored by the Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural Site & Western New York Heritage Press


December 27, 2017 (Wednesday) – 4th Tuesday – Nature & Science
Noon – 12:30 P.M. “Emerson, Thoreau, and the Transcendentalist Movement: Emerson and the Idea of America
The Great Courses Video #3 by Professor Ashton Nichols, Dickinson College

12:30 – 1:00 P.M. Discussion led by Dennis Galucki, Founder, C-SAAHN & ImagineLifelongLearning.com
and 8th Anniversary IMAGINE Series Celebration!

Happy New Year!

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