Geauga County Conversations

This lecture series is a monthly luncheon program open to the public in a new partnership with Ohman Family Living and the Geauga Department on Aging. Led by local Case Western Reserve University faculty and laypeople, a variety of academic and contemporary issues are discussed. 

Location: Ohman Family Living at Holly, 10190 Fairmount Road, Newbury

Nurete Brenner
June 03|noon-1:00 p.m. EST

This lecture will explore how to ask the right questions while watching, reading or listening to the news; how to become a better consumer of news in an age of unfettered media; and how media literacy is now a crucial skill in maintaining or recovering our democracy.

Paola Basile
July 01|noon-1:30 p.m.

Michelangelo Buonarotti was a sculptor, a painter, an architect, and a poet, often considered to be one of the greatest artists of all time. This lecture is an introduction to Michelangelo—the man and the artist —through some of his works. 

Meghan Strong
August 05|noon-1 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 its kings ruled over Ancient Egypt as pharaohs of the 25th Dynasty.