The YSU Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences presents a lecture on The Saga of the Mahoning River, by YSU Biology Professor Emeritus Lauren Schroeder (SHRAY-dur). This free event is at Cushwa Hall in room B112 on the YSU campus, on Wednesday, February 1, at 7:00 pm. More information is available from Dr. Ray Beiersdorfer at (330) 941-1753 or email@example.com.
The YSU Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences presents a lecture on "Labor Network for Sustainability," by Joe Uehlein. This free event is at Cushwa Hall in room B112 on the YSU campus, on Wednesday, January 25, at 7:00 pm. More information is available from Dr. Ray Beiersdorfer at (330) 941-1753 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Barnes, professor at Youngstown State University, who will discuss the various methods of editing and transcribing historical documents such as letters, journals, diaries, etc.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.