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Distinguished Lecture Series and All Thursday Morning Lecture Series Package plus Election 2020
This package includes 49 lectures that OLLI offers. Ten lectures in the Distinguished Lecture Series, 30 lectures in the Thursday Morning Lecture Series, the 3 lectures in the Summer Lecture Series and the 6 Election 2020 lectures. 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. The Election 2020 lectures are: ------------------------------------------------------- * Voting During COVID-19: Nonpartisan Strategies on Campus Friday, September 11 Edie Goldenberg UM Professor, Moderator, with four students ------------------------------------------------------- * Citizen Activism: Driver of A Healthy Democracy Monday, September 21 Roddy Wares, League of Women Voters Lisa Wozniak, League of Conservation Voters Branden Snyder, Detroit Action Karen Bantel, Moderator ------------------------------------------------------- *Safe, Secure and Accessible Elections for All Wednesday, October 7 10:00-11:00 am FREE Jocelyn Benson, Michigan Secretary of State Co-sponsored by the Alumni Association of University of Michigan Zoom Link to join this programming: https://umich.zoom.us/j/94331884660 Audio only dial: 1-312-626-6799 Webinar ID: 91645713215 ------------------------------------------------------- * Michigan and Other Battleground States Monday, October 12 Stephen Henderson, Moderator Riley Beggin, Bridge Magazine Tim Alberta, Politico ------------------------------------------------------- * A Survivor’s Guide to Election 2020 Monday, October 26 Robert Yoon, UM Visiting Professor and Associate Director, Knight-Wallace Fellowship for Journalists ------------------------------------------------------- * How Do We Heal the Widening Divide? Monday, December 9 Kevin Deegan-Krause, Wayne State University Professor of Political Science Vincent Hutchings, UM Professor of Political Science Jennifer Silva, Indiana University Professor of Sociology
Event Type : Lecture Series Packages      
Date(s) : 09/08/2020 - 06/08/2021
Day of Week : Varied
Time : 10:00-11:30am, with some exceptions
Location : Online
Fee : $210.00
Event Status : OPEN