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​Themes for the 2016 Chautauqua Lecture Series are posted below. These 90-minute lectures are held at 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Monday-Thursday during the summer season, unless otherwise noted. Please see the weekly Lakesider newspaper for detailed lecture descriptions and room locations.

Week 1 (June 20-23)

Water & the Environment: What’s Security Got to Do with It?
Geoffrey D. Dabelko, PhD, Professor and Director of the Environmental Studies Program at the George V. Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs at Ohio University, will speak about his research on international environmental pathways to confidence building and peacemaking, with special emphasis on freshwater resource management

Health & Wellness
This theme will focus on mind, body and spirit from an educational perspective, including lectures by Jane P. Ehrman, MEd, Certified Health Education Specialist and owner of Images of Wellness, LLC

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Week 2 (June 27-30)

Cuba: Past, Present & Future…
Historical, political and cultural aspects of this country, as well as opportunities for its future, will be presented by experts, including Ohio attorney and Cuban native, Joseph Mas. Hoover act, Tiempo Libre, will also present a special afternoon program

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Week 3 (July 5-7)

Democracy Today
Paul Beck, PhD, Professor Emeritus of Political Science at The Ohio State University, will answer questions about the upcoming presidential election, voter turnout and partisan polarization both in the U.S. and in other democratic countries (note: no lectures on July 4)

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Week 4 (July 11-14)

The United States: 150 Years Ago
Lakeside Preacher of the Week, historian and biographer, the Rev. Dr. Ronald C. White, Jr., will speak about his newest book on the life of General Ulysses S. Grant as the combined morning education lecture and Faith for Living Hour (note special morning lecture/Faith for Living Hour time: 10-11:30 am). Afternoon lectures will focus on aspects of the nation’s reconstruction period

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Week 5 (July 18-21)

World’s Fairs & Expositions
Explore the history, culture and legacies of more than 160 years of world’s fairs and international expositions

Reflections of a Major General
Robert W. Smith III, retired U.S. Army Major General, will share insight into decisions made and lessons learned as a military leader and retired finance executive at Ford Motor Company

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Week 6 (July 25-28)

Jamestown, the Buried Truth about America’s Birthplace
William Kelso, PhD, renowned historical archeologist and Director of Research & Interpretation at Historic Jamestown, will share the findings of his work in uncovering Fort James, the first permanent settlement in the New World, previously thought lost

Preserving Our Heritage
This theme will explore the work of preserving both structural and cultural heritage, with special emphasis on the challenges and successes in Ohio’s history – supported in part by the Vearl Smith Memorial Endowment for Historic Preservation

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Week 7 (August 1-4)

Lake Erie Stewardship
Lectures will focus on the current health of Lake Erie, as well as legislative developments and economic impacts related to the lake

"Please note: "The Place Names of Lake Erie" picture was create in December 2015 and is based on "A Typographic Map of Lake Erie" from October 2014. Photo submitted by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources Office of Coastal Management. http://coastal.ohiodnr.gov

Faust: the Man & the Legend
Stephen Wilkerson, MD, PhD, retired instructor in the Master of Liberal Arts program at the University of North Carolina at Asheville, will explore the character of and psychology surrounding German legend, Johann Faust

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Week 8 (August 8-11)

Seeking Peace in a Multi-Faith World
A special combined morning education lecture and Faith for Living Hour will feature Preacher of the Week, the Rev. Dr. Stephen Butler Murray (note: special morning lecture/Faith for Living Hour time: 10-11:30 am). Afternoon lecture theme will focus on Peace with Justice and include lectures by author Martha Moody on her work in teaching English to Arab-Israeli students in Israel through the Dayton-Deir al Assad Project, as well as a showing of the documentary “Searching for Augusta” with a lecture by the movie’s Emmy Award-winning director, Michael Edwards

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Week 9 (August 15-18)

American Home Landscapes
In collaboration with The Friends of the Ohio Governor’s Residence and Heritage Garden, horticulturist, author and garden historian, Denise Wiles Adams, PhD, will lecture on American garden history

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Week 10 (August 22-25)

In Pursuit of Knowledge
This theme will provide off-site educational experiences in collaboration with historical and cultural sites

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Week 11 (August 29-September 1)

Lakeside University
Lakeside experts and favorite speakers from the past will offer lectures and workshops on their area of expertise

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For questions or more information, contact the .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or call (419) 798-4461, ext. 239.

 

Week 1 Schedule

Water & the Environment: What’s Security Got to Do with It?
MonJune 2010:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.Lecture title to be announced
Geoffrey D. Dabelko, PhD
Professor & Director of the Environmental Studies Program
George V. Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs
Ohio University
MonJune 201:30 - 3 p.m.Lecture title to be announced
Geoffrey D. Dabelko, PhD
Professor & Director of the Environmental Studies Program
George V. Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs
Ohio University
TuesJune 2110:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.Lecture title to be announced
Geoffrey D. Dabelko, PhD
Professor & Director of the Environmental Studies Program
George V. Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs
Ohio University
TuesJune 211:30 - 3 p.m.Lecture title to be announced
Geoffrey D. Dabelko, PhD
Professor & Director of the Environmental Studies Program
George V. Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs
Ohio University
Health & Wellness
WedJune 2210:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.Wellness in the 21st Century
Jane P. Ehrman, MEd
Certified Health Education Specialist & Owner, Images of Wellness, LLC
WedJune 221:30 - 3 p.m.Emotions that Erode Wellness
Jane P. Ehrman
Certified Health Education Specialist & Owner, Images of Wellness, LLC
ThursJune 2310:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.Aging with Intention
Beth Baker, Freelance Writer
Author of With a Little Help from Our Friends:  Creating Community as We Grow Older
ThursJune 231:30 - 3 p.m.With a Little Help from Our Friends:  Creating Community as We Grow Older
Beth Baker, Freelance Writer
Author of With a Little Help from Our Friends:  Creating Community as We Grow Older
 

Week 2 Schedule

Cuba:  Past, Present & Future...
MonJune 2710:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.History of Cuba Until 1953
Joseph Mas, JD
Cuban Native & Ohio Attorney
MonJune 271:30 - 3 p.m.The Cuban Revolution (1953-1959)
Joseph Mas, JD
Cuban Native & Ohio Attorney
TuesJune 2810:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.Life in Cuba Today
Joseph Mas, JD
Cuban Native & Ohio Attorney
TuesJune 281:30 - 3 p.m.The Future of Cuba
Joseph Mas, JD
Cuban Native & Ohio Attorney
WedJune 2910:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.Lecture title to be announced
Joann Swanger, PhD
Associate Professor of Peace & Global Studies
Earlham College
WedJune 291:30 - 3 p.m.Lecture title to be announced
Tiempo Libre
Afro-Caribbean Music Artists
ThursJune 3010:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.Lecture title to be announced
Joann Swanger, PhD
Associate Professor of Peace & Global Studies
Earlham College
ThursJune 301:30 - 3 p.m.Lecture title to be announced
Claire Solomon, PhD
Associate Professor of Hispanic Studies
Oberlin College
 

Week 3 Schedule

Democracy Today
TuesJuly 510:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.Why So Much Partisan Polarization in the U.S. Congress?
Paul Beck, PhD
Professor Emeritus of Political Science
The Ohio State University
TuesJuly 51:30 - 3 p.m.How Polarized Are American Voters?
Paul Beck, PhD
Professor Emeritus of Political Science
The Ohio State University
WedJuly 610:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.What Is Happening in the 2016 Elections?
Paul Beck, PhD
Professor Emeritus of Political Science
The Ohio State University
WedJuly 61:30 - 3 p.m.Who Votes in U.S. Elections and Does It Matter?
Paul Beck, PhD
Professor Emeritus of Political Science
The Ohio State University
Presidential Facts & Memorabilia
ThursJuly 710:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.Lecture title to be announced
Dr. Laurence Cook
Presidential Historian
Author of Presidential Coincidences, Amazing Facts and Collectables
ThursJuly 71:30 - 3 p.m.Lecture title to be announced
Dr. Laurence Cook
Presidential Historian
Author of Presidential Coincidences, Amazing Facts and Collectables
 

Week 4 Schedule

The United States: 150 Years Ago

FOCUS:  American Ulysses:  Refocusing an American Hero for Today

MonJuly 1110 - 11:30 a.m.Formation:  My Family is American
The Rev. Dr. Ronald C. White, Jr.,
Author of the upcoming biography American Ulysses: A Life of Ulysses S. Grant
TuesJuly 1210 - 11:30 a.m.Trial:  Forsaken
The Rev. Dr. Ronald C. White, Jr.,
Author of the upcoming biography American Ulysses: A Life of Ulysses S. Grant
WedJuly 1310 - 11:30 a.m.Transformation:  Washington's Legitimate Successor
The Rev. Dr. Ronald C. White, Jr.,
Author of the upcoming biography American Ulysses: A Life of Ulysses S. Grant
ThursJuly 1410 - 11:30 a.m.Grant's Final Campaign:  Let us have Peace
The Rev. Dr. Ronald C. White, Jr.,
Author of the upcoming biography American Ulysses: A Life of Ulysses S. Grant

FOCUS:  U.S. Reconstruction

MonJuly 111:30 - 3 p.m.Lecture to be announced
TuesJuly 121:30 - 3 p.m.Lecture to be announced
WedJuly 131:30 - 3 p.m.Lecture to be announced
ThursJuly 141:30 - 3 p.m.Lecture to be announced
 

Week 5 Schedule

World’s Fairs & Expositions
MonJuly 1810:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.Lecture title to be announced
John E. Findling, PhD
Encyclopedia of World’s Fairs & Expositions Co-Author
Professor Emeritus of History
Indiana University Southeast
MonJuly 181:30 - 3 p.m.Lecture title to be announced
John E. Findling, PhD
Encyclopedia of World’s Fairs & Expositions Co-Author
Professor Emeritus of History
Indiana University Southeast
TuesJuly 1910:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.Lecture title to be announced
John E. Findling, PhD
Encyclopedia of World’s Fairs & Expositions Co-Author
Professor Emeritus of History
Indiana University Southeast
TuesJuly 191:30 - 3 p.m.Lecture title to be announced
John E. Findling, PhD
Encyclopedia of World’s Fairs & Expositions Co-Author
Professor Emeritus of History
Indiana University Southeast
Reflections of A Major General
WedJuly 2010:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.Decisions Made in the Aftermath of September 11th
Robert W. Smith III
U.S. Army Major General (retired) & Finance Executive, Ford Motor Company (retired)
WedJuly 201:30 - 3 p.m.The Globalization of Ford Motor Company
Robert W. Smith III
U.S. Army Major General (retired) & Finance Executive, Ford Motor Company (retired)
ThursJuly 2110:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.Mentoring Veterans:  Reintegration Challenges
Robert W. Smith III
U.S. Army Major General (retired) & Finance Executive, Ford Motor Company (retired)
ThursJuly 211:30 - 3 p.m.How Not to Travel as an Ugly American
Robert W. Smith III
U.S. Army Major General (retired) & Finance Executive, Ford Motor Company (retired)
 

Week 6 Schedule

Jamestown, the Buried Truth about America’s Birthplace
MonJuly 257:30 p.m.Jamestown, the Buried Truth about America’s Birthplace
William Kelso, PhD,
Director of Research & Interpretation
Historic Jamestown
Preserving Our Heritage
MonJuly 2510:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.A Woman’s Place: Social Housekeeping & Heritage Preservation
Bari Oyler Stith, PhD
Director, Historic Preservation Graduate & Undergraduate Programs
Ursuline College
MonJuly 251:30 - 3 p.m.A Woman’s Place: Marking Ohio Women’s Experience & Contributions
Bari Oyler Stith, PhD
Director, Historic Preservation Graduate & Undergraduate Programs
Ursuline College
TuesJuly 2610:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.Threats to Preservation
David R. Mertz
Program Coordinator, Building Preservation/Restoration Technology
Belmont College
TuesJuly 261:30 - 3 p.m.Caring for Your Historic House
David R. Mertz
Program Coordinator, Building Preservation/Restoration Technology
Belmont College
WedJuly 2710:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.Lecture to be announced
WedJuly 271:30 - 3 p.m.Lecture to be announced
ThursJuly 2810:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.Lecture to be announced
ThursJuly 281:30 - 3 p.m.Lecture to be announced
 

Week 7 Schedule

Lake Erie Stewardship
MonAug 110:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.Lecture to be announced
MonAug 11:30 - 3 p.m.Lecture to be announced
TuesAug 210:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.Lecture to be announced
TuesAug 21:30 - 3 p.m.Lecture to be announced
Faust: the Man & the Legend
WedAug 310:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.Faust:  The Man Behind the Legend
Stephen Wilkerson, MD, PhD
Retired Instructor, Master of Liberal Arts Program
University of North Carolina at Asheville
WedAug 31:30 - 3 p.m.Faust in Literature
Stephen Wilkerson, MD, PhD
Retired Instructor, Master of Liberal Arts Program
University of North Carolina at Asheville
ThursAug 410:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.The Psychology of Faust
Stephen Wilkerson, MD, PhD
Retired Instructor, Master of Liberal Arts Program
University of North Carolina at Asheville
ThursAug 41:30 - 3 p.m.Goethe’s Faust
Stephen Wilkerson, MD, PhD
Retired Instructor, Master of Liberal Arts Program
University of North Carolina at Asheville
 

Week 8 Schedule

Seeking Peace in a Multifaith World

Focus:  Interfaith

MonAug 810 - 11:30 a.m.Lecture title to be announced
The Rev. Dr. Stephen Butler Murray
President & Professor of Systematic Theology & Preaching
Ecumenical Theological Seminary
TuesAug 910 - 11:30 a.m.Lecture title to be announced
The Rev. Dr. Stephen Butler Murray
President & Professor of Systematic Theology & Preaching
Ecumenical Theological Seminary
WedAug 1010 - 11:30 a.m.Lecture title to be announced
The Rev. Dr. Stephen Butler Murray
President & Professor of Systematic Theology & Preaching
Ecumenical Theological Seminary
ThursAug 1110 - 11:30 a.m.Lecture title to be announced
The Rev. Dr. Stephen Butler Murray
President & Professor of Systematic Theology & Preaching
Ecumenical Theological Seminary

Focus:  Peace with Justice

MonAug 81:30 - 3 p.m.Lecture title to be announced
Martha Moody
Volunteer Teacher of English
Dayton-Deir al Assad Project, Israel
TuesAug 91:30 - 3 p.m.Lecture title to be announced
Martha Moody
Volunteer Teacher of English
Dayton-Deir al Assad Project, Israel
WedAug 101:30 - 3 p.m.Showing of award-winning documentary "Searching for Augusta"
ThursAug 111:30 - 3 p.m.Lecture title to be announced
Michael Edwards
Emmy-Award Winning Director
"Searching for Augusta"
 

Week 9 Schedule

Lecture Theme to be announced
MonAug 1510:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.Lecture to be announced
MonAug 151:30 - 3 p.m.Lecture to be announced
TuesAug 1610:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.Lecture to be announced
TuesAug 161:30 - 3 p.m.Lecture to be announced
American Home Landscapes
WedAug 1710:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.American Home Landscapes
Denise Wiles Adams, PhD
Horticulturist, Author & Garden Historian
WedAug 171:30 - 3 p.m.Perennials of the Past for the Present
Denise Wiles Adams, PhD
Horticulturist, Author & Garden Historian
ThursAug 1810:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.The Garden at Stony Point
Denise Wiles Adams, PhD
Horticulturist, Author & Garden Historian
ThursAug 181:30 - 3 p.m.Ohio’s Garden Path
Denise Wiles Adams, PhD
Horticulturist, Author & Garden Historian

Week 10 Schedule

In Pursuit of Knowledge
MonAug 22Time to be announcedSite to be announced
TuesAug 23Time to be announcedSite to be announced
WedAug 24Time to be announcedSite to be announced
ThursAug 25Time to be announcedSite to be announced
 

Week 11 Schedule

Lakeside University
MonAug 2910:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.Lecture to be announced
MonAug 291:30 - 3 p.m.Lecture to be announced
TuesAug 3010:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.Lecture to be announced
TuesAug 301:30 - 3 p.m.Lecture to be announced
WedAug 3110:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.Lecture to be announced
WedAug 311:30 - 3 p.m.Lecture to be announced
ThursSept 110:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.Lecture to be announced
ThursSept 11:30 - 3 p.m.Lecture to be announced