2021 Fall Lecture Series

DATE: 10/5/21

TIME:  1:30 – 3:00 PM

PRESENTER:  Samuel Barnett

TITLE:  Jesus and John Wayne: Evangelicalism and American Culture and Politics

 

It is no secret that American culture is really a collection of different ways of thinking about ourselves and society.  This presentation is an exploration of Evangelicalism as a social/political force and some thoughts about religion and politics in American culture today.

 

DATE: 10/12/21

TIME:  9:30 – 11:00 AM

PRESENTER:  Steven Schecter

TITLE:  Discovering Untold History

 

This presentation discusses some amazing discoveries that have come to light in recent years and make for some intriguing story-telling beginning with a major pandemic during colonial times as well as Hercules, Washington’s favorite slave who disappeared on his master’s birthday. 

 

DATE: 10/19/21

TIME:  9:30 – 11:00 AM

PRESENTER:  Gerald Graham

TITLE:  The WHODUNIT Hall of Fame

 

Although a majority of crimes go unsolved, a few, because of their unusual details and public interest, deserve to be inducted into the WHODUNIT Hall of Fame.  Join us as we do a little “Mystery History” and consider a few potential nominees for enshrinement into the infamous WHoF!

 

DATE: 10/26/21

TIME:  9:30 – 11:00 AM

PRESENTER:  Gregory Young

TITLE:  CAPITALISM vs. SOCIALISM - A Peaceful Solution to a Controversial Battle

 

This session considers a simple understanding of, and solution to, this highly partisan dilemma; a solution that should appeal to all stakeholders.  We’ll also examine what artful maneuvering will be necessary to bridge our ever-widening political divide to make it happen.