Conversations at Judson Park

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

Lecturer(s):
Justine Howe
May 20, 2019|noon-1:30 p.m.

Islam is one of America’s oldest, but also least understood, faiths. Contemporary Islam expert, Justine Howe, explores the many ways of being Muslim in America from our country’s founding to the present. 

More detailed description to come.

Lecturer(s):
Anthony Wexler
June 06, 2019 (NEW DATE!)|12-1:30 p.m.

Anne Frank is the most famous Holocaust victim in America. The hugely popular Diary of Anne Frank, which was published in 1952, introduced Americans to a young, innocent victim of Nazi terror. As a result of its popularity, the Diary was adapted for the Broadway stage and the Hollywood screen.

Lecturer(s):
Meghan Strong
August 19, 2019|12-1:30 p.m.

The modern-day landscape of Sudan, ancient Nubia, is dotted with temples and pyramids - remnants of great kingdoms that flourished in the 1st millennium BC. One of these, the kingdom of Kush, rose to particular prominence as some of their kings ruled over Ancient Egypt as pharaohs of the 25th Dynasty.