Lecture Series: Late Fall 2019 Schedule

LATE FALL 2019

November 3, 2019 1st Sunday Franciscan Reflective Walk
10:45am – 11:30am Delaware Park
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November 5, 2019 – 1st Tuesday – The Arts & Creativity

Noon – 12:30 P.M. “The World’s Greatest PaintingsDark Images of David, Goya, Friedrich”
The Great Courses Video #15 by Professor William Kloss, The Smithsonian Associates, Smithsonian Institution
12:30 P.M. – 1:00 P.M. Speaker: Chuck LaChiusa – Public Art
Co-sponsored by the Wellness Institute of Greater Buffalo

November 12, 2019 – 2nd Tuesday – Architecture & Design
Noon – 12:30 P.M. “Understanding the World’s Greatest Structures: Science and Innovation from Antiquity to ModernityLearning to See and Understand Structure” 

The Great Courses Video #1 by Professor Stephen Ressler, US Military Academy at West Point
12:30 P.M. – 1:00 P.M. Speaker – Megan McElfresh, Stained Glass Association of America, “Glass: Science, Art, or Alchemy – The Never Ending Struggle”


November 19, 2019 – 3rd Tuesday – History & Future

Noon – 12:30 P.M.  America in the Gilded Age and Progressive EraThe 17th Amendment – Democracy Restored”
The Great Courses Video #21 by Professor Edward T. O’Donnell, Ph.D. College of the Holy Cross

12:30 – 1:00 P.M. Speaker – Clint Brown, “Becoming Elmwood: Buffalo’s Olmsted Parkway Neighborhood”

 Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural Site
Co-sponsored by the Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural Site & Western New York Heritage Press & The Buffalo History Museum


November 26, 2019 – 4th Tuesday – Nature & Science
Happy Thanksgiving!


December 3, 2019 – 1st Tuesday – The Arts & Creativity
Noon – 12:30 P.M. “The Creative Thinker’s Toolkit CourseDeveloping Ideas – Toward Greater Solutions”
The Great Courses Video #14 by Professor Gerard Puccio, Ph.D. The State University of New York, Buffalo
12:30 P.M. – 1:00 P.M. Speakers – Phil Haberstro, Ex. Dir. Wellness Institute of Greater Buffalo & Scott Scanlon, Editor, Buffalo News REFRESH Magazine &
Peter Cummings, Invited https://www.restoremedicalfitness.com/about-us/

“Imagine a Healthy, Wealthy, and Sustainable Community: What is Community Wellness?”

December 10, 2019 – 2nd Tuesday – Architecture & Design
Noon – 12:30 P.M. “The Cathedral: Saint-Denis and the Beginning of Gothic Style
The Great Courses Video #6 by Professor William R. Cook, State University of New York at Geneseo

12:30 – 1:00 P.M. Speaker – Rev. Msgr. Paul J.E. Burkard – invited


December 17, 2019 – 3rd Tuesday – History & Future
Noon – 12:30 P.M. “Emerson, Thoreau, and the Transcendentalist MovementAmos Bronson Alcott”
The Great Courses Video #11 by Professor Ashton Nichols, Dickinson College
12:30 – 1:00 P.M. Speaker –  Dr. Kara Maloney, Institute for Classical and Medieval Studies, Canisius College
1:00 P.M. 10th Anniversary IMAGINE Series
December 24, 2019 – 4th Tuesday – Nature & Science
December 31, 2019 – 5th Tuesday – The “Art of Investing
Merry Christmas & Happy New Year!

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