10:45 a.m. Lectures

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

  • Wednesday, June 26, 2019 | 10:45am

    Dan Egan, CLSC Author, The Death and Life of the Great Lakes

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    For thousands of years the pristine Great Lakes were separated from the Atlantic Ocean by the roaring Niagara Falls and from the Mississippi River basin by a “sub-continental divide.” Beginning in the late 1800s, these barriers were circumvented to attract freighters from the Atlantic and to allow Chicago’s sewage to float out to the Mississippi.



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  • Thursday, June 27, 2019 | 10:45am

    Hugh Hewitt

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    Host, “The Hugh Hewitt Show” and Political analyst and contributor, NBC News and MSNBC

    Hugh Hewitt is the acclaimed host of “The Hugh Hewitt Show” on the Salem Radio Network, heard nationally every weekday morning; an NBC News and MSNBC political analyst; a professor of law at Chapman University Fowler School of Law; and a contributing columnist for The Washington Post.



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  • Monday, July 01, 2019 | 10:45am

    John R. Kasich

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    Two-term former Ohio Governor John R. Kasich is a newly named CNN political commentator who believes in the power of individuals to affect change at the local level, and that we need to reach beyond politics and the issues that divide us to achieve solutions through unity and resilience.



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  • Thursday, July 04, 2019 | 10:45am

    Risa Goluboff

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    Risa Goluboff is the 12th, and the first female, dean of the University of Virginia School of Law. She is a nationally renowned legal historian whose scholarship and teaching focuses on American constitutional and civil rights law...



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  • Friday, July 05, 2019 | 10:45am

    Eric Klinenberg

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    Eric Klinenberg is Professor of Sociology and Director of the Institute for Public Knowledge at New York University and the author of Palaces for the People: How Social Infrastructure Can Help Fight Inequality, Polarization, and the Decline of Civic Life. 



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  • Monday, July 08, 2019 | 10:45am

    Corey Jaskolski

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    Corey Jaskolski is an inventor, engineer, National Geographic Fellow, photographer, AR and VR developer, and an explorer who specializes in creating technologies for some of the most challenging environments on Earth.



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  • Tuesday, July 09, 2019 | 10:45am

    Steve Winter

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    Wildlife photographer Steve Winter has spent over 20 years leading photographic expeditions to remote locations around the world on a mission to document big cats. 



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  • Wednesday, July 10, 2019 | 10:45am

    Rae Wynn-Grant

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    Rae Wynn-Grant is a conservation scientist, large-carnivore ecologist, nature storyteller, and advocate with expertise in using emerging technology to identify how humans are changing the way carnivores use landscapes.



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  • Thursday, July 11, 2019 | 10:45am

    Kevin Hand

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    Astrobiologist, planetary scientist and 2011 National Geographic Emerging Explorer Kevin Hand’s research focuses on the origin, evolution, and distribution of life in the solar system, with an emphasis on moons of the outer solar system that likely harbor liquid water oceans.



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  • Monday, July 15, 2019 | 10:45am

    Laura L. Carstensen

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    Laura L. Carstensen is Professor of Psychology and the Fairleigh S. Dickinson Jr. Professor in Public Policy at Stanford University where she serves as founding director of the Stanford Center on Longevity..



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  • Tuesday, July 16, 2019 | 10:45am

    Amani M. Allen

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    Amani M. Allen is associate professor of epidemiology and community health sciences at the University of California, Berkeley’s School of Public Health, where her research focuses on race and socioeconomic health disparities and the measurement and study of racism as a determining factor of health disparities.



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  • Friday, July 19, 2019 | 10:45am

    Scott Kelly

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    History-making U.S. astronaut

    Scott Kelly is a former military fighter pilot and test pilot, an engineer, a retired astronaut, and a retired U.S. Navy captain.



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  • Monday, July 22, 2019 | 10:45am

    John McWhorter

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    John McWhorter is associate professor of English and Comparative Literature at Columbia University, teaching linguistics, Western Civilization and music history, and the host of Slate’s “Lexicon Valley” language podcast.



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  • Tuesday, July 23, 2019 | 10:45am

    Larry P. Arnn

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    Larry P. Arnn is the 12th president of Hillsdale College, where he also serves as a professor of politics and history, teaching courses on Aristotle, Winston Churchill, and the American Constitution.



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  • Wednesday, July 24, 2019 | 10:45am

    Julie A. Washington

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    Julie A. Washington is the chair and a professor in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders in the College of Education and Human Development at Georgia State University in Atlanta. 



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  • Tuesday, July 30, 2019 | 10:45am

    James Geary

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    James Geary is the deputy curator of the Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard, and the author of Wit's End: What Wit Is, How It Works, and Why We Need It, in which he explores every facet of wittiness, and how wit is more than simply being funny.



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  • Monday, August 05, 2019 | 10:45am

    Krista Tippett

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    Krista Tippett is the founder and CEO of The On Being Project, host of “On Being,” and curator of The Civil Conversations Project who, as Week Seven’s host and co-curator, will be leading daily conversations in the Amphitheater.



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  • Tuesday, August 06, 2019 | 10:45am

    Krista Tippett

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    Krista Tippett is the founder and CEO of The On Being Project, host of “On Being,” and curator of The Civil Conversations Project who, as Week Seven’s host and co-curator, will be leading daily conversations in the Amphitheater.



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  • Wednesday, August 07, 2019 | 10:45am

    Krista Tippett

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    Krista Tippett is the founder and CEO of The On Being Project, host of “On Being,” and curator of The Civil Conversations Project who, as Week Seven’s host and co-curator, will be leading daily conversations in the Amphitheater.



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  • Thursday, August 08, 2019 | 10:45am

    Krista Tippett

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    Krista Tippett is the founder and CEO of The On Being Project, host of “On Being,” and curator of The Civil Conversations Project who, as Week Seven’s host and co-curator, will be leading daily conversations in the Amphitheater.



    Location: Amphitheater