9:45 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
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
The Morikami - Contemporary Japanese Lacquer Sculpture
Diane Carter, The Morikami Ambassador
My Mother’s Stories
Kanchana Krishnan, Author, Teacher of Indian philosophy, yoga and mythology
The Great American Songbook, Broadway, and Beyond
Cantor David Presler, Opera Singer, Entertainer
Norton Museum of Art – The Norton and the new expansion, exhibits, etc.
Glenn Tomlinson, Curator of Education
Adam Bradford, Associate Dean, FAU College of Arts and Letters
Possibly on Hawthorne or Melville.
Rabbi Mordecai Schreiber
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.
Agriculture, Drought, and Fire: Reconstructing Past Environments and Climates to Inform the Present
Erik Johanson, Assistant Professor, Department of Geosciences
Perspectives on New Cancer Treatments
Gregg Fields, Professor and Chair, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, Director, Center for Molecular Biology & Biotechnology,
Unlocking the Mysteries of the Infant Mind: The Rest of the Story
Teresa Wilcox, Chair and Professor, Department of Psychology,
Exploring the Connection between Galaxies and Supermassive Black Holes
Sounds like a Winner: What animal voices teach us about human communication and politics
Rindy Anderson / Casey Klofstad,
No Bones About it: Exploring Shark Cartilage and Swimming
Marianne Porter, Florida Atlantic Biomechanics Lab,
The News: A Journalist's Perspective
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.
9:45 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
SPOTLIGHT: Health and Wellness
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.
Presentation by the Hippocrates Health Institute
An Introduction to Meditation
Anna Crane, Shambala Meditation Guide
From Grief to Joy
Suzanne Wachtel, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Author of Losing A Loved One: From Grief To Joy
Super Herbs for Optimal Health
Shivani Gupta, PhD Ayurveda Science Studies, Author, Speaker
Dr. James Galvin, FAU Professor and Associate Dean; Director, Comprehensive Center for Brain Health; Director, Ley Body Dementia Research Center of Excellence
The Six Dimensions of Wellness
Dr. James Cassidy, Doctor of Chiropractic; Director, Personal Physician Care Community Center formerly The Delray Wellness Center
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.
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.