Lecture Series: Late Spring 2018 Schedule

LATE SPRING 2017

 

May 1, 2018 – 1st Tuesday – The Arts & Creativity
Noon – 12:30 P.M. “The Art of Investing: Lessons from History’s Greatest Traders – Fisher and Price: The Growth Stock Investors”

The Great Courses Video #4 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 – Thomas Quinn, CEO, WNY Impact Investment Fund
Co-sponsored by the Wellness Institute of Greater Buffalo


May 8, 2018 – 2nd Tuesday – Architecture & Design
Noon – 12:30 P.M. “Understanding the World’s Greatest Structures: Science and Innovation from Antiquity to Modernity: The Rise of Iron and Steel Framed Buildings”

The Great Courses Video #18 by Professor Stephen Ressler, US Military Academy at West Point

12:30 – 1:00 P.M. Speaker – TBA – “Central Terminal’s World Monuments Fund 2018 Watch” 
Co-sponsored by the Richardson Olmsted Comple & Explore Buffalo


May 15, 2018 – 3rd Tuesday – History & Future

Noon – 12:30 P.M. America in the Gilded Age and Progressive Era: The New Immigrants – A New America
The Great Courses Video #15 by Professor Edward T. O’Donnell, Ph.D. College of the Holy Cross

12:30 – 1:00 P.M. Speaker – Paul Zwirecki, Director of Administration & Special Projects, Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural Site
Co-sponsored by the Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural Site & Western New York Heritage Press & The Buffalo History Museum


May 22, 2018 – 4th Tuesday – Nature & Science
Noon – 12:30 P.M. “Science Wars: What Scientist Know and How They Know It: Truth, History, and Citizenship”
The Great Courses Video #24 by Professor Steven L. Goldman, Lehigh University

12:30 – 1:00 P.M. Discussion led by Jim Guido – Co-sponsored by WNY STEM Hub
Michelle Kavanaugh, WNY STEM founder will also receive the 2018 C-SAAHN IMAGINE Greater Buffalo Recognition Award.
Previous thirteen recipients of the IGB Recognition Award have been:
Robert J. Kresse – 2017
Sally Cunningham – 2016
Congressman Brian Higgins – 2015
Marti Gorman – 2014
Joan K. Bozer – 2014
Anne Conable – 2012
Gerry Rising – 2011
Ed Healy – 2011
John Conlin – 2010
Stanford Lipsey – 2010
Charles Rand Penney – 2010
Robert Shibley – 2009
Chuck LaChiusa – 2009


May 29, 2018 – 5th Tuesday – The Arts & Creativity
Noon – 12:30 P.M. “The Art of Investing: Lessons from History’s Greatest TradersHarry Markowitz’s Modern Portfolio Theory”

The Great Courses Video #5 by Professor of Professional Practice in the Finance & Economic Department John M. Longo, Rutgers Business School
12:30 P.M. – 1:00 P.M. Discussion led by Dennis Galucki, Facilitator of the Chautauqua Monday Summer Course: Art of Investing – in Life: Your Life and Your Community’s Life”
Co-sponsored by the Wellness Institute of Greater Buffalo

June 5, 2018 – 1st Tuesday – The Arts & Creativity
Noon – 12:30 P.M. “American Ideals: Founding a Republic of Virtue” – The Colonists as Faithful Subjects”

The Great Courses Video #1 by Professor Daniel N. Robinson, Oxford University and Columbia University
 
12:30 P.M. – 1:00 P.M. Speaker: Melissa Brown – Invited
Co-sponsored by the Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural Site & Western New York Heritage Press & The Buffalo History Museum


June 12, 2018 – 2nd Tuesday – Architecture & Design

Noon – 12:30 P.M. “American Ideals: Founding a Republic of Virtue” – Colonial Constitutions and Their Inspiration”

The Great Courses Video #2 by Professor Daniel N. Robinson, Oxford University and Columbia University
 
12:30 P.M. – 1:00 P.M. Speakers – Ed Healy, Invited
Co-sponsored by the Wellness Institute of Greater Buffalo


June 19, 2018 – 3rd Tuesday – History & Future
Noon – 12:30 P.M. “American Ideals: Founding a Republic of Virtue” – Who ‘Founded’ the United States?”

The Great Courses Video #3 by Professor Daniel N. Robinson, Oxford University and Columbia University
 
12:30 P.M. – 1:00 P.M. Speaker: Dennis Galucki, Founder, Ninth Annual “Buffalo Day @ Chautauqua” – Tuesday July 3, 2018, “American Identity: Buffalo’s Contribution”

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