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1/12 2:00PM Hosted by: Diane Steinbrink In this lecture Diane will discuss the family background and work of Amy Herzog, a significant new and prolific playwright. It will feature monologues of some of the significant characters from her plays After the Revolution, The Great God Pan, Belleville, and...

 2/2 & 2/16 1:00 PM/CH  Photography conquers the 20th Century Hosted by: Professor Irene Sfakianos  2/2 During the early 20th Century, photography moved away from its roots as a medium used solely for portraiture. New ideas evolved for using the camera for creating art. We will look at the...

The History of Jazz 2/6, 2/13, 2/20, & 2/27 3:15 PM/ CH Hosted by: Steve Pollack   The rise of Jazz music including its roots in New Orleans, New York and Memphis. Why is Jazz such an “American” form of music and who were the great personalities who shaped...

3/12 11:00 AM/CH “Taking minds to great places" 12 Brilliant Women in History Hosted by: George Hasenberg A must seminar to attend about brilliant women in history and their incredible contribution to humanity. This seminar will enlighten you on how 12 women weren't held back and succeeded where others have failed. Open...

1/29 11:00 AM/CH “Everywhere, the Glint of Gold” Hosted by: Dr. Steve This lecture first recounts the extraordinary chain of events leading up to Howard Carter’s discovery of King Tut’s tomb, then we will see amazing images of the breathtaking array of spectacular ancient artifacts it contained, including...

12/30 1:00 PM/CH Hosted by: Herb Kaufman   Music played an integral role in the life and culture of Victorian America. From the music of the minstrels through the most patriotic of songs, music found its way to the battlefield and the home.  Bands played stirring marches, and mothers...

11/10, 11/17, & 11/24 1:00 PM/ CH Great Estates of Scotland This four-part series takes an in-depth look at the workings of some of Scotland’s most magnificent country estates through the eyes of the current owners, the ghillies, the gardeners and the housekeepers, not forgetting the paying...

11/3 1:00 PM/CH Secrets of Highclere Castle It may be more famous now than any time in its 1,300-year history as the setting of Downton® Abbey, but England’s Highclere Castle has its own stories to tell. In its heyday, Highclere was the social epicenter of Edwardian England. See how...

Saturdays 2:00 PM/CH Jewish Intellectual History God. Torah. Israel. These three concepts—incorporated in personal belief, the meaning of Jewish ritual acts, and the purpose of continued Jewish existence—have been the focus of Jewish thought throughout history. In a world having a history of untold suffering—especially, it seemed, for...

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