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Mondays

9:45 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

Current Events


11:15 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

SPOTLIGHT: Arts and Literature

This SPOTLIGHT features six classes with a different speaker each class.  


  

January 14      The Art of Hand Drumming for Health and Fitness

                        Michael Teller, Founder Delray Drum Circle


January 28

     The Morikami - Contemporary Japanese Lacquer Sculpture

                        Diane Carter, The Morikami Ambassador 

           

February 4       

My Mother’s Stories

 Kanchana Krishnan, Author, Teacher of Indian philosophy, yoga and mythology  

      

February 11     

The Great American Songbook, Broadway, and Beyond

Cantor David Presler, Opera Singer, Entertainer


February 25    

Norton Museum of Art – The Norton and the new expansion, exhibits, etc.

                       Glenn Tomlinson, Curator of Education   


March 4           

Adam Bradford, Associate Dean, FAU College of Arts and Letters

  Possibly on Hawthorne or Melville.  


1:15 p.m.-2:30

 Rabbi Mordecai Schreiber


and


The Joy of Poetry

with Nan Ganyard and John Gabrielson


2:45 p.m.-4:00 p.m.


SPOTLIGHT: Science and Environment

Hosted by Florida Atlantic University Charles E. Schmidt College Science. This series features seven FAU professors talking about their areas of interest.  Always fascinating. 


  

January  14 


Agriculture, Drought, and Fire: Reconstructing Past Environments and Climates to Inform the Present

Erik Johanson, Assistant Professor, Department of Geosciences


January  28 


Perspectives on New Cancer Treatments 

Gregg Fields, Professor and Chair, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, Director, Center for Molecular Biology & Biotechnology, 


February 4  


Unlocking the Mysteries of the Infant Mind: The Rest of the Story

Teresa Wilcox, Chair and Professor, Department of Psychology, 


February 11  


Exploring the Connection between Galaxies and Supermassive Black Holes

Vicki Sarajedini


February 25 


Sounds like a Winner: What animal voices teach us about human communication and politics

Rindy Anderson / Casey Klofstad


March 4 


No Bones About it: Exploring Shark Cartilage and Swimming 

Marianne Porter, Florida Atlantic Biomechanics Lab, 



Wednesdays

9:45 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

The News: A Journalist's Perspective

Jacobo Goldstein

and

Short Stories

Bari Attis


11:15 a.m.-12:30 p.m.


Florida-topia

A series focused on Florida.  Facilitated by Drew Martin, Chairman, Sierra Club with presenters from the Loxahatchee National Wildlife Reserve, Gumbo Limbo and other Florida organizations.


Thursdays

9:45 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

SPOTLIGHT: Health and Wellness


  

January 17 

Judy Herman, The Braintertainer, former Jeopardy champion 

All Aboard the Brain Train

Braintertainment" is the name of the game, presenting challenging mental activities designed with fun in mind.


January 24    

Presentation by the Hippocrates Health Institute


January 31

An Introduction to Meditation

Anna Crane, Shambala Meditation Guide


February 7 

From Grief to Joy

Suzanne Wachtel, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Author of Losing A Loved One: From Grief To Joy


February 14 

Super Herbs for Optimal Health

Shivani Gupta, PhD Ayurveda Science Studies, Author, Speaker


February 21 

Dr. James Galvin, FAU Professor and Associate Dean; Director, Comprehensive Center for Brain Health; Director, Ley Body Dementia Research Center of Excellence 


February 28 

The Six Dimensions of Wellness

Dr. James Cassidy, Doctor of Chiropractic; Director, Personal Physician Care Community Center formerly The Delray Wellness Center


March 7  

Balance Integration w/Super-brain Yoga 

Randy Eady, The Foot Whisperer

The super-brain yoga exercise is an empirically-science validated technique to increase your brain power, intellectual capacity, memory & concentration.


11:15 a.m.- 12:30 p.m.

Mind Odysseys


  

Janurary 17 -Escher’s Mathematical Art                                                              

February 7 - The War Against Teaching Evolution                                               

January 24 - How Historic China Created the Modern World                                

January 31 - The Christian Nation Myth and Why It                                           

February 14 - From the Mind of Leonardo

February 21 - God on Trial                                                                                 

February 28 - God or No God, That is the Question                                               

March 7 - Mike the Headless Chicken 


1:15 p.m.-2:30 p.m.

Aristotle's Bistro

and 

Ukulele


2:45 p.m.-4:00 p.m.

Film Club

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