Conversations at Judson Park

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Siegal Lifelong Learning partners with Judson Park to offer this unique monthly luncheon and lecture series which is open to the public.

Led by local university faculty and laypeople, a variety of academic and contemporary issues are discussed. These forums provide participants with the opportunity to engage in meaningful conversations and ask questions of topic experts. Lunch and complimentary parking are included.

Register for individual lectures below or register for the full series here.

Cara Byrne
June 22|noon-1:30 p.m.

In the September 11, 1965 issue of The Saturday Review, educator Nancy Larrick penned an article titled “The All-White World of Children’s Books,” in which she brought national attention to the lack of diverse racial representation in children’s books.

Leslie Cade
July 27|noon-1:30 p.m.

The Cleveland Museum of Art was founded for the “benefit of all the people forever.” Behind the art that resides in the galleries are the stories of the people and events that made the museum what it is today as we continue that legacy into our second century.

Paul Iverson
August 24|noon-1:30 p.m.

The Antikythera Mechanism is so named after the Greek island in whose waters it was salvaged in 1901 from a shipwreck datable to ca. 70-60 BCE. This remarkable geared device was constructed in the 2nd or 1st century BCE to calculate and display various astronomical, calendrical, and athletic time periods.