Conversations at Judson Park

Siegal Lifelong Learning has partnered with Judson Park to offer a unique monthly lecture-luncheon series at Judson Park which is open to the public. A variety of academic and contemporary issues are discussed at these programs. Led by local university faculty and laypeople, these forums provide participants with the opportunity to engage in meaningful conversations and ask questions of topic experts. Complimentary parking. 

Lecturer(s):
Alanna Cooper
April 23, 2018|12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

With her 1928 publication of Coming of Age in Samoa —an account of female adolescent sexuality—Margaret Mead became one of America’s most celebrated social scientists. But after her death, her work was exposed as a hoax.  What are the implications for how the field of cultural anthropology has developed and how human nature  

Lecturer(s):
Luke Reader
May 23, 2018|12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

On June 23, 2016, Britain voted to leave the European Union. But why? Britain has had a contentious relationship with the EU since it joined in 1973, but does this explain why it left? Was Brexit an expression of British populism in a year of populist upheavals?