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.
YSU's Department of Art Guest Artist Lecture Series will feature curator, artist, critic, and cultural worker Nicole Burisch on Wednesday, November 2 at 5:00 pm at the McDonough Museum of Art on the YSU campus. Ms. Burisch is based in Montreal and is a 2014-2016 Core Fellow Critic-in-Residence with the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. The lecture is free and open to the public.
The Salem Public Library presents a program on "Woman Suffrage: A Celebration of Persistence," on Thursday, October 6, at 11:00 am, in the library’s Quaker Room. The program features Kim Kenney, Curator of the William McKinley Presidential Library & Museum. Registration is required online at salem.lib.oh.us, or by phone at at 330-332-0042. The program is free and open to the public.
Delta Sigm Theta Sorority, Inc. Youngstown Alumnae Chapter presents a program on, "Answering The Call, The Autobiography of Youngstown's Native Son: The Honorable Judge Nathaniel R. Jones." Judge Jones will talk about his autobiography, which will be followed by a brief discussion and book signing, on Thursday, October 20, at 7:00 pm, at the DeBartolo Stadium Club, at YSU. Presented in conjunction with the YSU Foundation. More information at youngstowndst.com
The Mahoning Valley Civil War Round Table presents "The Last Road North: the Gettysburg Campaign," a lecture by Dan Welch, seasonal ranger at Gettysburg National Monument Park, on Monday, October 10, 6:30 pm, at Antone’s Banquet Centre, in Boardman. Reservations required. More information at 330-757-4727 or mahoningvalleycwrt.com.