10:45 a.m. Lectures

Chautauqua Lecture Series (Morning Lectures)

10:45 a.m., Monday-Friday, Amphitheater

Ideas and opinions are exchanged in an open, challenging atmosphere, and Chautauqua's knowledgeable audiences have the opportunity to participate in question-and-answer sessions at the conclusion of the lectures.

Events

  • Monday, June 29, 2020 | 10:45am EDT

    Christine Todd Whitman

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    "Government, Economics and the Climate" | Christine Todd Whitman is the president of The Whitman Strategy Group, a consulting firm that specializes in energy and environmental issues.



    Location: CHQ Assembly Video Platform

     

  • Tuesday, June 30, 2020 | 10:45am EDT

    Janis Searles Jones

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    "The Ocean and the Climate: How to Save Both" | Janis Searles Jones is CEO of Ocean Conservancy, the United States’ most established conservation organization focused solely on finding solutions to tackle the most pressing ocean issues of our time.



    Location: CHQ Assembly Video Platform

     

  • Tuesday, June 30, 2020 | 12:30pm EDT

    Post-Lecture Community Conversation

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    Following the morning’s Chautauqua Lecture Series program, join others on the Virtual Porch to discuss this week’s lectures on “Climate Change: Prioritizing Our Global and Local Reponse.” All are welcome.



    Location: Virtual Porch

     

  • Tuesday, June 30, 2020 | 03:30pm EDT

    Deeper Dive into Ocean Conservancy with Chief Scientist George Leonard

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    Following the Chautauqua Lecture featuring CEO Janis Searles Jones, learn more about the work of Ocean Conservancy with Chief Scientist George Leonard. With Q&A.



    Location: Virtual Porch

     

  • Wednesday, July 01, 2020 | 10:45am EDT

    Katharine Wilkinson

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    "The Other Side of Drawdown" | Katharine Wilkinson is an author, strategist and teacher, working to heal the planet we call home. She is Vice President of Communication & Engagement at Project Drawdown, and nonprofit and the world’s leading resource for climate solutions.



    Location: CHQ Assembly Video Platform

     

  • Friday, July 03, 2020 | 10:45am EDT

    Middle East Update: Geoffrey Kemp & Amb. Barbara K. Bodine

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    "The Geopolitics of Climate Change and the Environment" | During a week dedicated to global and local responses to climate change, Geoffrey Kemp will join Barbara K. Bodine in conversation, discussing the ongoing water crisis in the Gulf and Yemen.



    Location: CHQ Assembly Video Platform

     

  • Friday, July 03, 2020 | 12:30pm EDT

    Post-Lecture Community Conversation

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    Following the morning’s Chautauqua Lecture Series program, join others on the Virtual Porch to discuss this week’s lectures on “Climate Change: Prioritizing Our Global and Local Reponse.” All are welcome.



    Location: Virtual Porch

     

  • Monday, July 06, 2020 | 10:45am EDT

    Cedric Alexander

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    "Reformation of Policing and Systemic Racism" | A visionary leader who has served over four decades in law enforcement and public service, Cedric Alexander is the former Chief of Police in DeKalb County, Ga., former president of the National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives...



    Location: CHQ Assembly Video Platform

     

  • Wednesday, July 08, 2020 | 10:45am EDT

    Franklin Leonard

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    "How the Black List Revives Dead Scripts" | Franklin Leonard is founder and CEO of the Black List, a well-known force in Hollywood for finding the best unproduced screenplays by writers of color and getting those films made.



    Location: CHQ Assembly Video Platform

     

  • Wednesday, July 08, 2020 | 03:30pm EDT

    Rescheduled: David Rohde

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    "Does the Deep State Exist?" | Two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and former war correspondent David Rohde returns to Chautauqua to discuss his latest book, In Deep: The FBI, the CIA, and the Truth about America’s “Deep State”.



    Location: CHQ Assembly Video Platform

     

  • Thursday, July 09, 2020 | 10:45am EDT

    Joan Donovan

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    "On Media Manipulation and Online Extremism" | Joan Donovan is director and lead researcher of the Technology and Social Change Research Project at the Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy at Harvard Kennedy School.



    Location: CHQ Assembly Video Platform

     

  • Friday, July 10, 2020 | 10:45am EDT

    Derek Thompson

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    "How COVID-19 is Reshaping Our World" | In his debut book, Thompson shows how blockbuster success isn’t a matter of chance, but a fascinating intersection of power, network, science, art, and sheer brilliance — making some ideas disappear, and others explode.



    Location: CHQ Assembly Video Platform

     

  • Monday, July 13, 2020 | 10:45am EDT

    Anna Deavere Smith

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    Please note this program will not be available for on-demand viewing following the live broadcast.

    "Community, Character, Diversity" | Anna Deavere Smith, founding director of the Institute on the Arts and Civic Dialogue, opens our week on “Art and Democracy” with her singular brand of theatre to explore issues of community, character, and diversity in America.



    Location: CHQ Assembly Video Platform

     

  • Tuesday, July 14, 2020 | 10:45am EDT

    Darren Walker

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    "Arts and Social Justice" | Darren Walker is president of the Ford Foundation, an international social justice philanthropy with a $13 billion endowment and $600 million in annual grant making.



    Location: CHQ Assembly Video Platform

     

  • Wednesday, July 15, 2020 | 10:45am EDT

    Tricia Rose

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    “What I’ve Learned Telling the Story of Systemic Racism” | Tricia Rose serves as Chancellor's Professor of Africana Studies, associate dean of the Faculty for Special Initiatives, and Director of the Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in America at Brown University.



    Location: CHQ Assembly Video Platform

     

  • Thursday, July 16, 2020 | 10:45am EDT

    Paula A. Kerger

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    "Who Are the American People?" | Paula A. Kerger is president and chief executive officer of PBS, the nation’s largest non-commercial media organization, with more than 330-member stations throughout the country.



    Location: CHQ Assembly

     

  • Friday, July 17, 2020 | 10:45am EDT

    Aaron Bryant

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    Preserving History In Real Time | Aaron Bryant, curator of photography and visual culture at the National Museum of African American History & Culture, is currently leading the institution’s rapid-response collecting program, focusing on stories and artifacts from around the United States related to Black Lives Matter demonstrations in 2020. 



    Location: CHQ Assembly Video Platform

     

  • Monday, July 20, 2020 | 10:45am EDT

    Nicholas Thompson

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    "The Most Important Story: Science and Technology" | The story of how science and tech will change our lives is one of the most important in the world. Nicholas Thompson, the editor-in-chief of Wired, is the first person to know — and investigate — both the technological and ethical developments as they unfold in Silicon Valley.



    Location: CHQ Assembly Video Platform

     

  • Tuesday, July 21, 2020 | 10:45am EDT

    Rana el Kaliouby

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    "Humanizing Technology With AI" | A computer scientist, technologist, entrepreneur and business leader, Rana el Kaliouby is on a mission to humanize technology with artificial intelligence that understands not just our commands but our facial expressions, body language and emotional states.



    Location: CHQ Assembly Video Platform