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Themes for the 2015 Chautauqua Lecture Series are listed below. These 90-minute lectures are held at 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Monday-Thursday during the Chautauqua summer season, unless otherwise noted. Please see the weekly Lakesider newspaper for detailed lecture descriptions and room locations.

Week 1 (June 22-25)

World War II
In commemoration of the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II, many facets of this conflict will be examined. Presenters include Thomas Mach, PhD, Professor of History at Cedarville University.

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Week 2 (June 29-July 2)

Painting Ohio in Broad Brushstrokes
Hope Taft, former First Lady of Ohio, and Guy Denny, former Chief of Natural Areas & Preserves for the Ohio Department of Natural Resources, will speak on the vision, construction and upkeep of the Ohio Governor’s Residence & Heritage Gardens.

Gardening as Landscape Painting: Toward a New Naturalism
Award-winning English garden designer, Amanda Patton, will discuss the creation of naturalistic planting schemes from both environmental and aesthetic perspectives.

A Photographer’s Guide to Ohio
Environmental photographer, writer and naturalist, Ian Adams, will lecture on the beauty of Ohio’s natural, rural, historical and garden areas, as well as his work with Ohio dragonflies, damselflies and mushrooms.

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Week 3 (July 3-9)

C.S. Lewis
This combined Faith for Living Hour and morning education lecture series features Preacher of the Week, the Rev. Dr. Jerry Root, speaking on the life and works of C.S. Lewis (note special Faith for Living Hour/morning lecture time: 10-11:30 am).

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Week 4 (July 13-16)

Higher Education in Ohio
A focus on the current state of and future possibilities relating to higher education in Ohio, with leaders from multiple higher education institutions sharing their expertise and insight.

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Week 5 (July 20-23)

False Justice: Revisited
Former Ohio Attorney General Jim Petro and his wife, Nancy, return to discuss the progress made on the issue of wrongful conviction and the revised edition of their book, False Justice:  Eight Myths that Convict the Innocent.

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Week 6 (July 27-31)

Why Does Theology Matter?
The Rev. Dr. Julian Davies, Pastor of University Church in Toledo, Ohio, explores how theology shapes everyday life, is embodied in the work of the church, and helps individuals to align hearts and minds in order to love both God and neighbor.

Annual Vearl Smith Memorial Historic Preservation Workshop
This Friday workshop provides opportunities to understand more about the concept of historic preservation both in general and specific to Lakeside Chautauqua.

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Week 7 (Aug. 3-6)

Seeking Peace in a Multi-Faith World
A combined Faith for Living Hour and morning education lecture series features Preacher of the Week, the Rev. Dr. Sergei Nikolaev, speaking on Christian Existence in a Secular Nation (note special Faith for Living Hour/morning lecture time: 10-11:30 am). Afternoon lecture theme will focus on Peace with Justice.

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Week 8 (Aug. 10-13)

The Armchair Traveler: International Art
Carolyn Putney, Toledo Museum of Art Chief Curator, and Richard Putney, PhD, University of Toledo Associate Professor of Art History, will explore the art of Egypt, India and Italy.

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Week 9 (Aug. 17-21)

Civil War Week
Lectures and educational programs focused on the American Civil War, with lectures by Civil War historians, including Dennis Frye, Chief Historian at Harpers Ferry National Park, and Dana Shoaf, Editor of Civil War Times.

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Week 10 (Aug. 24-27)

Lakeside University
This Chautauqua Lecture Series theme showcases professors and professionals affiliated with Lakeside and favorite Lakeside presenters providing lectures on diverse topics related to their areas of expertise.

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Week 11 (Aug. 31-Sept. 3)

Special Workshops
Experiential education opportunities will be the highlight of this week, with instructors teaching interactive, hands-on classes.

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Week 1 Schedule

World War II
MonJune 2210:30 a.m.-
12 p.m.
TBA
MonJune 221:30-3 p.m.TBA
TuesJune 2310:30 a.m.-
12 p.m.
TBA
TuesJune 231:30-3 p.m.TBA
 

Week 2 Schedule

Painting Ohio in Broad Brushstrokes
MonJune 2910:30 a.m.-
12 p.m.
TBA
MonJune 291:30-3 p.m.TBA
TuesJune 3010:30 a.m.-
12 p.m.
TBA
TuesJune 301:30-3 p.m.TBA
 

Week 3 Schedule

C.S. Lewis
MonJuly 610:30 a.m.-
12 p.m.
TBA
MonJuly 61:30-3 p.m.TBA
TuesJuly 710:30 a.m.-
12 p.m.
TBA
TuesJuly 71:30-3 p.m.TBA
 

Week 4 Schedule

Higher Education in Ohio
MonJuly 1310:30 a.m.-
12 p.m.
TBA
MonJuly 131:30-3 p.m.TBA
TuesJuly 1410:30 a.m.-
12 p.m.
TBA
TuesJuly 141:30-3 p.m.TBA
 

Week 5 Schedule

False Justice: Revisited
MonJuly 2010:30 a.m.-
12 p.m.
TBA
MonJuly 201:30-3 p.m.TBA
TuesJuly 2110:30 a.m.-
12 p.m.
TBA
TuesJuly 211:30-3 p.m.TBA
 

Week 6 Schedule

Why Does Theology Matter?
MonJuly 2710:30 a.m.-
12 p.m.
TBA
MonJuly 271:30 p.m.-
3 p.m.
TBA
TuesJuly 2810:30 a.m.-
12 p.m.
TBA
TuesJuly 281:30 p.m.-
3 p.m.
TBA
Annual Vearl Smith Memorial Historic Presercation Workshop
FriJuly 311:30-3 p.m.TBA
 

Week 7 Schedule

Seeking Peace in a Multi-Faith World

Focus: Interfaith

Note: Special Chaplain's Hour & Morning Education Lecture begins at 10 a.m.

MonAug. 310 -11:30 a.m.TBA
TuesAug. 410-11:30 a.m.TBA

Focus: Peace with Justice

MonAug. 31:30-3 p.m.TBA
TuesAug. 41:30-3 p.m.TBA
 

Week 8 Schedule

The Armchair Traveler: International Art
MonAug. 1010:30 a.m.-
12 p.m.
TBA
MonAug. 101:30-3 p.m.TBA
TuesAug. 1110:30 a.m.-
12 p.m.
TBA
TuesAug. 111:30-3 p.m.TBA
 

Week 9 Schedule

Civil War Week
MonAug. 1710:30 a.m. -12 p.m.TBA
MonAug. 171:30-3 p.m.TBA
TuesAug. 1810:30 a.m.-12 p.m.TBA
TuesAug. 181:30-3 p.m.TBA
 

Week 10 Schedule

Lakeside University
MonAug. 2410:30 a.m. -12 p.m.TBA
MonAug. 241:30-3 p.m.TBA
TuesAug. 2510:30 a.m.-12 p.m.TBA
TuesAug. 251:30-3 p.m.TBA
 

Week 11 Schedule

Special Workshops
MonAug. 3110:30 a.m. -12 p.m.TBA
MonAug. 311:30-3 p.m.TBA
TuesSept. 110:30 a.m.-12 p.m.TBA
TuesSept. 11:30-3 p.m.TBA