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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 to 11:30 a.m., 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. 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. 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 10:00 - 11:30 a.m. on Thursdays. The Summer Lecture Series consists of three lectures held on Thursdays in late June and July. The speakers for the five Session 1 lectures (September through January) are: ------------------------------------------------------- * Democracy and Debate Tuesday, September 8, 2020 Michael Barr Joan and Samuel Weill Dean of Public Policy at the Gerald R. Ford School, University of Michigan ------------------------------------------------------- * Efforts by the Chronic Pain and Fatigue Research Center Tuesday, October 13, 2020 Daniel Clauw Professor, Anesthesiology Medicine (Rheumatology) and Psychiatry, University of Michigan ------------------------------------------------------- * What Happened Last Tuesday Tuesday, November 10, 2020 Michael Traugott Research Professor Emeritus, Center for Political Studies ------------------------------------------------------- * Women in American Soccer and European Football: Different Roads to Shared Glory on the Field and in Society Tuesday, December 8, 2020 Andrei S. Markovits Karl W. Deutsch Collegiate Professor of Comparative Politics, University of Michigan ------------------------------------------------------- * Stress and Brain Health from Biology to Social Context Tuesday, January 12, 2021 Huda Akil Professor of Neurosciences, The Molecular & Behavioral Neuroscience Institute, University of Michigan The five Session 2 lectures (February thru June) will be announced in December 2020 and held on: • February 9, 2021 • March 9, 2021 • April 13, 2021 • May 11, 2021 • June 8, 2021 The six Thursday Morning Lecture Series for 2019-2020 are: * Poverty, Inequity, and Disparity, September 10 - October 15, 2020 * 1619-Present - The Many Consequences of Slavery: The Cost of Historical Injustices, October 22 - December 3, 2020 **Note, there is no lecture on November 26 * Advances in Science, January 14 - February 18, 2021 * Graphic Books, Memes, and More, February 25 - April 8, 2021 **Note, there is no lecture on March 9 * Central America: Coffee to Caravans, April 15 - May 20, 2021 The Summer Lecture Series includes three lectures to be held in June.
Event Type : Lecture Series Packages      
Date(s) : 09/08/2020 - 06/08/2021
Day of Week : Tuesday and Thursday
Time : 10:00-11:30am
Location : Online
Fee : $180.00
Event Status : OPEN