A Storm of Stars: A Living History of the Milky Way

Dr. Shane Larson returns to LSUS to speak on the topic, A Storm of Stars: A Living History of the Milky Way.   For most of human history, we have been aware of the Milky Way, but it is comparatively recent that we have come to understand the Milky Way is our parent galaxy.  A vast [...]

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What the Eyes Don’t See: A Story of Crisis, Resistance, and Hope in an American City (Flint, Michigan

Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha, M.D., MPH, FAAP, will speak about the subject of her book, What the Eyes Don’t See: A Story of Crisis, Resistance, and Hope in an American City.  Dr. Mona will tell us about how she, accompanied by a team of researchers, parents, friends, and community leaders, proved that Flint, Michigan’s children were [...]

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Call Me American, One Somalian Man’s Journey from Somalia to American Citizenship

Abdi Nor Iftin, author, advocate for refugee rights and community navigator, will speak on the topic Call Me American, One Somalian Man’s Journey from Somalia to American Citizenship.  As a child in war-torn Mogadishu, Somalia, Abdi learned English by watching action movies.  When U.S. Marines landed to take on the warlords, he cheered their arrival.  [...]

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“Eye of the Beholder” A Meaningful Masterpiece from “The Twilight Zone”

Paul McComas will speak on the topic, “Eye of the Beholder”: A Meaningful Masterpiece from “The Twilight Zone.”  For McComas (last November's "Hero's Journey" program presenter), this 1960 episode is “as good as it gets” --“it” being not just The Twilight Zone, but TV itself.  Series creator Rod Serling's deft script; powerful ensemble acting (led [...]

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[Easter] Joseph Priestley: Primitive Christianity

Jim Kenney, Founder of Global Lecture Hall, Former Co-Founder of Common Ground, Joseph Priestley: Primitive Christianity

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Keeping the Press Free: Attacks on Journalism at Home and Abroad

Michael De Dora, Washington D.C. Advocacy Manager of the Committee to Protect Journalists, will speak on the topic, Keeping the Press Free: Attacks on Journalism at Home and Abroad.  He leads efforts to advance press freedom around the world with the U.S. government and other policymakers in Washington, D.C.  Prior to joining CPJ, he served [...]

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The Greatest Show on Earth: Human Evolution and Our Species Today

Erin Waxembaum, Ph.D., D-ABFA Associate Professor of Instruction of Anthropology, Northwestern University, The Greatest Show on Earth: Human Evolution and Our Species Today

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An Analysis of the Republican Response to the 2020 Election

Julie Strauss, Ph.D., Lecturer on American Politics, An Analysis of the Republican Response to the 2020 Election

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Descendants of Rajgród – Learning To Forgive

Karen Kaplan, Author, International Speaker, Descendants of Rajgród - Learning To Forgive

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[Mother’s Day] Grandparenting: Renew, Relive, Rejoice

Pam Siegel, MPH, MFT, Licensed Marriage Family Therapist, and Leslie Zinberg, Author and Co-founder of the grandparent website, www.grandparentslink.com (both authors are Los Angeles-based), Grandparenting: Renew, Relive, Rejoice

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Dark Money: The Billionaire Businessmen Koch Brothers’ Successful Mission to Turn America to the Right

Lee Scheier, Journalist, Researcher, Educator, Dark Money: The Billionaire Businessmen Koch Brothers’ Successful Mission to Turn America to the Right

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