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Printable Event Listing—Fall 2018

This is a printable listing of all events for the Presidents' College in chronological order. For detailed information of any event, go to the courses or lectures listings.

Special Event: Presidents' College 2018 Fall Kickoff and Breakfast

Thurs., Sept. 20; 9–10:30 a.m.; Harry Jack Gray Center’s 1877 Club.
This event is free. Register online.

Special Lecture: Can Ethnic Humor Still be Funny?—Gina Barreca

Thurs., Sept. 20; 11 a.m.–12:30 p.m.; Wilde Auditorium
Cost: $20.Register online.

The On and Off-Stage Drama of My Fair Lady—Frank Rizzo

Thurs., Sept. 20, 27; Oct. 4, 2–3:30 p.m.; KF Room
Cost: $90; Fellows: $70. Register online.

The Booker Prize Book Club—Michele Troy

Tues., Sept. 25; Oct. 2, 9; 2–3:30 p.m.; Tues., Oct. 16; 3:30–5 p.m.; KF Room
Cost: $100; Fellows: $80. Register online.

The Lucky Dragon: Hollywood and the Atom Bomb—David Davison

Tues., Oct. 2, 9, 16; 10:30 a.m.–noon; KF Room
Cost: $90; Fellows: $70. Register online.

Jazz in Film—Javon Jackson

Tues., Oct. 2; 3:30–5 p.m.; Fuller F.21
Mon., Oct. 8, 15, 22: 3:30–5 p.m.; Fuller F.343
Cost: $90; Fellows: $70. Register online.

An Encounter with the Other Three Bs—Richard Coffey

Tues., Oct. 2; 4:45 p.m.
Location: Duncaster Retirement Community
First of a three-part Duncaster lecture series. Series cost: $20; Fellows: no charge. Register online.

The Art of Orchestration: A Field Guide to Orchestral Instruments and Their Players—Stephen Gryc

Wed., Oct. 3, 10, 17, 24; 10:30—noon; 1877 Club
Cost: $90; Fellows: $70. Register online.

The Medical-Industrial Complex: How Money and Power Sabotaged Patient Care in America and What Can Be Done About It Now—Dr. Mike Magee

Wed., Oct. 3, 10, 17, 24; 1:30–3 p.m.; KF Room
Cost: $100; Fellows: $75. Register online.

Exploration and the Search for Authentic Experience—Michael Robinson

Wed., Oct. 3, 10, 17; 3–4:30 p.m.; KF Room
Cost: $80; Fellows: $60. Register online.

A Round Up of the U.S. Supreme Court’s 2017 Term—Jilda Aliotta

Wed., Oct. 3, 10, 17, 24; 5:30–7 p.m.; KF Room
Cost: $85; Fellows: $75. Register online.

Tick Tick Boom: Three Landmark Years in Popular Music History—Karen Cook

Thurs., Oct. 4, 11, 18; 10–11:30 a.m.; KF Room
Cost: $80; Fellows: $60. Register online.

Shakespeare Goes Global: Henry V and the Theatrical Imagination—Humphrey Tonkin

Fri., Oct. 5; 10:30 a.m.; Library Lecture, KF Room
First of a three-part Library Lecture series. Series cost: $20; Fellows: no charge. Register online.

Riots, Rebellions, and Resistance: 50 Years after the Kerner Commission Report—Bilal Sekou

Fri., Oct. 5; 2 p.m.
Location: McAuley Retirement Community
First of a three-part McAuley Lecture series. Series cost: $20; Fellows: no charge. Register online.

The Chemistry of Paper—Laura Pence

Thurs., Oct 11, 18, 25; 2–3:30 pm.; Woods Classroom, Mortensen Library
Cost: $85; Fellows: $65. Register online.

Gods and Heroes: Greek Art of the Archaic Period—David L. Simon

Tues., Oct. 16, 23, 30; Nov. 6; 1:30–3 p.m.; KF Room
Cost: $90; Fellows: $75. Register online.

The Birth, Death, and Hoped-For Resurrection of Objective Truth—Colin McEnroe

Tues., Oct. 16, 23, 30; 4–5:30 p.m.; Wilde Auditorium
Cost: $90; Fellows: $75. Register online.

Hot-Button Issues Two Years Into the Trump Era—Warren Goldstein

Thurs., Oct. 18; Nov. 1, 15; noon–1:30 p.m.; KF Room
Cost: $80; Fellows: $60. Register online.

The Archaeology of the Holocaust: Ten Years of University of Hartford Projects in Rhodes, Poland, and Lithuania—Richard Freund

Fri., Oct. 19; 3 p.m.; Library Lecture, Greenberg Center
Second of a three-part Library Lecture series. Series cost: $20; Fellows: no charge. Register online.

Richard P. Garmany Chamber Music Series at Presidents' College—Larry Alan Smith, Host and Moderator

KATE LINDSEY, mezzo-soprano, BAPTISTE TROTIGNON, jazz pianist

Wed., Oct. 24; 3–4:30 p.m.; Millard Auditorium

ST. LAWRENCE STRING QUARTET

Wed., Nov. 14; 2–4:30 p.m.; Millard Auditorium
Both sessions: Cost: $40; Fellows: $20. Register online.

Translating Beloved French Songs and Poems—Joseph Voelker

Thurs., Nov. 1, 8, 15; 10–11:30 a.m.; KF Room
Cost: $85; Fellows: $75. Register online.

This Land is Your Land—Ronald Epp

Fri., Nov. 2; 2 p.m.
Location: McAuley Retirement Community
Second of a three-part McAuley Lecture series. Series cost: $20; Fellows: no charge. Register online.

Diego Rivera, Frida Kahlo, and Edsel Ford: Two Communists and a Titan of Capitalism Confront the Realities of the Modern Industrial Workplace and Make Great Art—Richard Voigt

Mon., Nov. 5, 12, 19, 26; 2–3:30 p.m.; KF Room
Cost: $90; Fellows:  $75. Register online.

Reinhold Niebuhr, Mentor to the 20th Century—Kathleen McGrory

Mon., Nov. 5, 12, 19; 3:30–5 p.m.; KF Room
Cost: $85; Fellows: $70. Register online.

Mark Twain in Connecticut, 1871–1910—James Golden

Tues., Nov. 6; 4:45 pm
Location: Duncaster Retirement Community
Second of a three-part Duncaster lecture series. Series cost: $20; Fellows: no charge. Register online.

Jazz Musicians of Note—Dan Fine

Tues., Nov. 13; 2 p.m.
Location: Hoffman SummerWood
Please note this event is open to Hoffman Summerwood residents only.

Being a Writer—Amity Gaige

Fri., Nov. 30; 2 p.m.; Library Lecture, KF Room
Last of a three-part Library Lecture series. Series cost: $20; Fellows: no charge. Register online.

Savage Coasts: The United States Exploring Expedition and the Making of Maritime Manifest Destiny—Jason Smith

Tues., Dec. 4; 4:45 p.m.
Location: Duncaster Retirement Community
Last of a three-part Duncaster lecture series. Series cost: $20; Fellows: no charge. Register online.

This Land is Your Land—Ronald Epp

Wed., Dec. 5; 2 p.m.
Location: Hoffman SummerWood
Please note this event is open to Hoffman SummerWood residents only.

Oceans in Crisis—Stephan Bullard

Fri., Dec. 7; 2 p.m.
Location: McAuley Retirement Community
Last of a three-part McAuley Lecture series. Series cost: $20; Fellows: no charge. Register online.