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Distinguished Lecture Series and All Thursday Morning Lecture Series Package
This package includes all 43 lectures that OLLI offers. Ten lectures in the Distinguished Lecture Series, 30 lectures in the Thursday Morning Lecture Series, and the 3 lectures in the Summer Lecture Series. The OLLI Distinguished Lecture Series consists of ten lectures held on Tuesday mornings from 10:00 a.m. to Noon, once per month from September through June. The speakers are well-informed experts from town and gown who share their specialized knowledge in an engaging manner. Each lecture is just the beginning; a stimulating question-and-answer period follows most sessions, and frequently there is an opportunity to join the speaker at a dutch-treat lunch afterwards. Presentations are held at the Morris Lawrence Building, Washtenaw Community College. There are five Thursday Morning Lecture Series each year with six lectures per series for a total of 30 lectures, as well as a three lecture Summer Lecture Series. Each series offers lectures on a unifying theme and a variety of speakers who cover specific aspects of the theme. Learning continues in an active question-and-answer period following each lecture. Presentations are from 10 a.m. to Noon on Thursdays at the Morris Lawrence Building, Washtenaw Community College. The Summer Lecture Series consists of three lectures held on Thursdays in late June and July. The Distinguished Lectures Series Session 1 topics and speakers for 2017-2018 are: * September 12, 2017 - Exposing Fake News: But It Is Not What You Think by Leana Hosea * October 10, 2017 - Redistricting in Michigan and Other States: Should Politics Chose the Voters by Susan Smith * November 14, 2017 - Standup for the Power of Skillful Teaching by Deborah Loewenberg Ball * December 12, 2017 - An Update on Health Care Reform: Where Does it Stand by Helen G. Levy * January 9, 2018 - Brain Aging and What You Can Do About It by Thad Polk The five Distinguished Lecture Series Session 2 lectures (February thru June) will be held on: • February 13, 2018 • March 13, 2018 • April 10, 2018 • May 8, 2018 • June 12, 2018 The six Thursday Morning Lecture Series for 2017-2018 are: * Cuba: Our Neighbor in Transition, September 14 - October 26, 2017 **Note, the September 14 lecture begins at 9:30 a.m. * Populism: The Common People in Modern Politics, November 2 - December 14, 2017 **Note, the November 9 lecture begins at 9:30 a.m. * Architecture: Shaping Buildings; Shaping Us, January 11 - February 22, 2018 * Behavioral and Social Science: Real-World Applications, March 8 - April 12, 2018 **Note, the March 29 lecture begins at 9:30 a.m. * Faces of Addiction, April 19 - May 24, 2018 The Summer Lecture Series includes three lectures held in late June and July 2018.
Event Type : Lecture Series Packages      
Date(s) : 09/12/2017 - 07/26/2018
Day of Week : Tuesday and Thursday
Time : 10:00 - 11:30 a.m.
Location : Washtenaw Community College/ Morris Lawrence Building
Address : Towsley Auditorium,
4800 E. Huron River Dr,
Ann Arbor, MI 48105
Fee : $165.00
Event Status : OPEN