Mahoning Valley Civil War Round Table presents a lecture by Traci Manning, Curator of Education at the Mahoning Valley Historical Society, on Monday, January 9, at 6:30 pm, at Antone's Banquet Centre, 8578 Market Street, in Boardman. Manning will talk about the life of David Tod of Youngstown, who served as governor of Ohio from 1862-1864.
Lit Youngstown presents a reading by historians Donna DeBlasio, Martha Pallante, Sean Posey and Cathy Seckman on Wednesday December 7, at 7:00 pm, at Suzie’s Dogs & Drafts on N. Phelps St. in downtown Youngstown. These authors will read from their books on local history. The event is free and open to the public. More information at LitYoungstown.org.
YSU Bible Study presents the 2nd YSU Bible Seminar on the topic, "The Beatitudes," on Tuesday, November 22, at 6:30 pm, in the President's Suite of YSU's Kilcawley Center. The seminar is free and open to the public.
The Youngstown Historical Center of Industry & Labor is holding an Historical Editing Workshop on Thursday, November 17, at 5:30 pm. Americorps Ohio is sponsoring the workshop which features Dr. Diane Barnes, professor at Youngstown State University, who will discuss the various methods of editing and transcribing historical documents such as letters, journals, diaries, etc. This event is free and open to the public. The Youngstown Historical Center of Industry & Labor is located at 151 W. Wood Street in Youngstown.
The YSU Center for Working Class Studies and The City Club of The Mahoning Valley present a talk by Justin Gest, author of the new book, "The New Minority: The White Working Class in an Age of Immigration and Inequality," on Monday, November 7, at 6:00 pm, at the Youngstown Historical Center of Industry and Labor, on Wood Street, in downtown Youngstown. Gest is a professor of Public Policy at George Mason University. The book features research conducted in Youngstown and interviews with local residents and political leaders. The lecture is free and open to the public.
The Mahoning Valley Civil War Round Table presents a lecture by David T. Dixon, author and historian, on "The Lost Gettysburg Address: Charles Anderson’s Civil War Odyssey," on Monday, November 14, at 6:30 pm, at Antone’s Banquet Centre, in Boardman. Reservations are required. More information at
330-757-4727 or mahoningvalleycwrt.com.
The YSU Department of Philosophy & Religious Studies is presenting a lecture by Davíd Carrasco entitled "Mexico's Sacred Migrant: The Virgin of Guadalupe as Image and Immigrant," as part of the Dr. Thomas and Albert Shipka Speakers Series, on Thursday, November 3rd, at 12:30 PM, in the Chestnut Room of Kilcawley Center at the YSU campus. Carrasco is author of the book, "Religions of Mesiamerica." This lecture is free and open to the public. More information is available at 330-941-3448.
The YSU Department of Art is a sponsor of "Arts Mean Business: The Changing Face of Arts Education in Ohio," on Wednesday, November 9, at 7:30 pm, at The Raymond John Wean Foundation, 147 West Market Street, in Warren, Ohio. Free parking is available in the Franklin Street parking deck. The presenter is Tim Katz, from the Ohio Alliance for Arts Education.
The YSU Department of Art presents a lecture by Canadian curator, artist, critic, and cultural worker Nicole Burisch, on Wednesday, November 2, at 5:00 pm, in the YSU McDonough Museum of Art. Burisch is based in Montreal. Much of her work has focused on contemporary craft and craft theory, and she has researched, published, exhibited, and lectured on this topic in Canada and internationally.