CLSC Authors

CLSC Lectures

clsc logoReading together since 1878, the Chautauqua Literary and Scientific Circle has remained a leader in adult education through quality programming.

Each summer, the CLSC chooses nine books of literary quality and invites the authors to Chautauqua present their work to an audience of approximately 1,000 readers.

Events

  • Monday, June 29, 2020 | 12:30pm EDT

    CLSC Book Discussion: The End of Ice by Dahr Jamail

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    Join fellow readers to discuss this week’s Chautauqua Literary & Scientific Circle selection, The End of Ice by Dahr Jamail. Conversation is facilitated by CLSC staff and a member of the Chautauqua community. All readers welcome.



    Location: Virtual Porch

     

  • Monday, July 20, 2020 | 12:30pm EDT

    CLSC Book Discussion: Infinite Detail by Tim Maughan

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    Join fellow readers to discuss this week’s Chautauqua Literary & Scientific Circle selection, Infinite Detail by Tim Maughan. Conversation is facilitated by CLSC staff and a member of the Chautauqua community. All readers welcome.



    Location: Virtual Porch

     

  • Wednesday, August 05, 2020 | 03:30pm EDT

    CLSC Recognition Day Ceremony

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    Following a Chautauqua tradition that began with the first Chautauqua Literary and Scientific Circle graduating class in 1882, the Recognition Day Ceremony celebrates the CLSC and Guild of Seven Seals graduates who continue their pursuits of life-long learning through a love of literature.



    Location: Virtual Porch

     

  • Thursday, August 06, 2020 | 03:30pm EDT

    Bruce Holsinger, CLSC Author, The Gifted School

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    Set in the fictional town of Crystal, Colorado, The Gifted School is a keenly entertaining novel that observes the drama within a community of friends and parents as good intentions and high ambitions collide in a pile-up with long-held secrets and lies.



    Location: CHQ Assembly Video Platform

     

  • Saturday, August 22, 2020 | 03:30pm EDT

    CLSC Bryant Day

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    Bryant Day marks the beginning of the reading year. Originally, it was held in the fall; this ceremony commemorates William Cullen Bryant’s interest in, and encouragement of, the Chautauqua Literary and Scientific Circle in 1878.



    Location: Virtual Porch