Lunch & Learn Spring 2009


 

 Tuesday

 

 Wednesday

2/24

Ross Baldessarini, MD, Director, Neuropharmacology Laboratory, Psychopharmacology Program, and International Consortium for Bipolar Research, McLean Hospital; Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School
Clinical Psychopharmacology: Limitations and Social Implications  

2/25

Joyce Kulhawik, Arts and Entertainment Anchor for WBZ-TV, 1981- 2008
Highlights of My Career in Arts and Entertainment Reporting
3/3

Stuart Altman, Former Dean of the Heller Graduate School of Social Policy and Management
Health Policy and the New Administration

3/4 Margie Yamamoto, retired Director of Community Program Initiatives at WGBH and Susumu Ito, Professor Emeritus Harvard Medical School, who was in the US Army during WWII.
Freedom Denied: The Japanese American Experience  during World War II

3/10

Reverend Walter Cuenin, Coordinator of the Interfaith Chaplaincy, Brandeis
My Interfaith Journey to Istanbul, a City with the Muslim Faith and a Small but Vibrant Jewish Community

3/11

Lisa Fagin Davis, Medieval and Renaissance Manuscript Consultant
Scrolling through History: A Fifteenth-Century Anonymous French World Chronicle

3/17

Peter Drummey, Stephen T. Riley Director of the Massachusetts Historical Society
There’s Nothing Like Having a Good Repository: The Collection of the Massachusetts Historical Society

3/18

Laurel Leff , Associate Professor, Northeastern University, Author
Buried by the Times: The Holocaust and America’s Most Important Newspaper
3/24 David Cunningham, Associate Professor of Sociology, Brandeis and Author
Truth, Reconciliation, and the Ku Klux Klan: Confronting Racial Violence in America

3/25

Richard P. Woychik, Ph.D., President and Chief Executive Officer, The Jackson Laboratory, Bar Harbor, Maine
The Future of Medicine: Tailoring Drugs to Your Genetic Makeup

3/31
Open Forum

4/1

Lisa Lynch , Dean and Professor of Economics, Heller School for Social Policy and Management, Brandeis; Chair of the Board of Directors of the Boston Federal Reserve Bank
The Economy and the New Administration: The Agenda for the Next Secretary of Labor

4/14

Tom Fitzgibbon, Retired Division Leader at the Hybrid Computation Lab at MIT
Dramatic Moments in the Apollo Moon Missions

4/15

Kurt Sundstrom, Associate Curator, the Currier Museum of Art in Manchester, NH
Building a Collection: New Hampshire’s Currier Museum of Art

4/21

Merle Goldman, Professor Emerita of Modern and Pre-Modern History, Boston University; Research Associate and Executive Committee member of the Fairbanks Center for East Asian Research, Harvard University
China as a Great Power in the 21st Century

4/22

Bill Cowin, Retired State Appeals Court Judge
The Court System: A View from a Judge
4/28 Harvey Leonard, Co-Chief Meteorologist, WCVB-TV Channel 5 WeatherCenter
Weather Forecasting: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow
4/29 Professor Leonard Saxe, Director, Steinhardt Social Research Institute and Cohen Center for Modern Jewish Studies, Brandeis
Birthright Israel: Applying the Kishkes, Cortex, and Kinesthetics Principle
5/5
Njideka Orjiako, soulful pop singer, and friends will entertain and sing music, ranging from classic favorites to modern

5/6

The Lexington Symphony Chamber Group

Schedule

Lunch 11:30-12:00 Gathering Place
Lecture 12:05-1:05 Napoli Room
Announcements

1:05-1:15 Napoli Room