Spring 2012 Lunch and Learn Schedule



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Osher Lifelong Learning Institute @ Brandeis University (BOLLI) Spring 2012 Lunch & Learn Speakers



Tuesday Wednesday Thursday

3/6

Steve A.N. Goldstein

Provost

Brandeis University

“Brandeis Today and Tomorrow”

3/7

Peter Diamond

MIT Professor and 2010 Nobel Prize winner in Economics

Unemployment and Debt"

3/8

Catherine Mann

Barbara and Richard M. Rosenberg, Professor of Global Finance, International Business School, Brandeis Unviersity

"The State of the U.S. and Global Economies: Looking through the International Lens"

3/13

Marjorie Clapprood

Former member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives; former talk show host

“Facing the Future without Fear”


3/14

Emily Fox-Kales

Clinical Instructor, Department of Psychiatry,

Harvard University; Clinical Associate,

McLean Hospital

“Body Shots: Hollywood and the Culture of Eating Disorders”

3/15

Samantha Wolfe

AmeriCorps VISTA Coordinator of The Massachusetts 

Faces of Homelessness Speakers' Bureau

“The Faces of Homelessness”

3/20

William Fowler

Distinguished Professor of History, Northeastern University and Author

"An American Crisis: George Washington and the Dangerous Two Years After Yorktown, 1781-1783"

3/21

Jamie Kaplowitz

 Education Associate and Museum Learning Specialist, The Addison Gallery of American Art

“Education at the Addison Gallery of American Art: A Historical and Contemporary View"

3/22

Henry J. Lukas

Director of Education Spellman Museum of Stamps and Postal History

"Learning Outside The (Mail) Box"

3/27

Irving R. Epstein

Henry F. Fischbach Professor of Chemistry; Brandeis University; and Howard Hughes Medical Institute Professor, Harvard University

“The Brandeis Science Posse Program”

3/28

Ellen Schattschneider

Associate Professor of Anthropology and Women’s and Gender Studies, Brandeis University

"The Fetish Goes to War: War Memory and Material Culture in Japan"

3/29

Kay Kahn

Representative for the 11th Middlesex District of MA

"My Life in the Massachusetts Legislature"

 

 


4/3

Samuel Bak

Artist, Writer, and Holocaust survivor

"Is My Art a Testimony of the Holocaust?"

4/4

Isaac Krauss

Professor of Chemistry,Brandeis University

“The Chemistry We See Every Day: From Cleaning Products to Food and Energy”

4/5

Lawrence Bethune,

Vice President of Student Affairs and Dean of Students

and

Richard Boulanger

Professor of Electronic Production and Design at Berklee College of Music

“Innovative Programs at Berklee College of Music”

4/17

Jeff Moriarty,

Vice President, Digital Products

The Boston Globe

"Net Gains:  The Changing Business of Media"

4/18

Art Solomon

Owner of three minor league teams

“Operating a Successful Sports Franchise: The Inside Story”

4/19

Christophe Guilhou

Consul General of France in Boston

“The New France”

4/24

Ben Loeterman

Producer/Director/film maker  of historical and current affairs documentaries

 "Fractured Non Fiction: Rants of a Filmmaker"

4/25

Spiro Veloudos

Producing Artistic Director

The Lyric Stage Company of Boston

"Up Close and Personal: From How I Choose Shows for the Season to Funny and Memorable Moments"

4/26

Anne Serafin

Scholar and Writer

“African Women Writing Resistance: Contemporary Voices”

5/1

Christopher Klein

Travel, History and Sports Writer, and Author

“A History of Boston Sports: From Playful Puritans to Football Patriots”

5/2

Arthur H. Reis, Jr.  Ph. D.

Visiting Scholar, Department of Chemistry and Senior Research Scientist, Department of Biology Brandeis University

"Nasty Bacteria and Viruses: Can We Kill Them Before They Kill Us?"

5/3

Open Forum

5/8

Anita Diamant

Author and Essayist

“My Experiences as an Author of Both  Fiction and Non-Fiction”

5/9

Pam Garramone

Executive Director of PFLAG; (Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays)

"What Do We Do When a Child Comes Out as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, or Transgender? "

5/10

Nick Capasso, Ph.D.

Deputy Director for Curatorial Affairs, the deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum

“Understanding Modern and Contemporary Outdoor Sculpture”

5/15

Sarah Kornfeld

Soprano

“Mozart’s Heroines”

5/16

Daniel  Stepner

Violinist, Conductor, Professor of the Practice of Music, Brandeis University

“A musical presentation and demonstration of Bach's Dances”

5/17

Scene-iors, BOLLI’s Drama Group