Lecture

Villa Maria Center; Stories For Sustainability Film Series - Green Fire - Aldo Leopold and a Land Ethic For Our Time

The Villa Maria Education and Spirituality Center (2067 Evergreen Road) in Pennsylvania continues the four part film series - Stories of Wisdom for Sustainability, with two showings of the documentary Green Fire - Aldo Leopold and a Land Ethic For Our Time, on Wednesday, March 12th at 9:30 A.M. and Thursday, March 13th at 6:30 P.M. [Green Fire highlights Aldo Leopold's career, tracing how he shaped and influenced the modern environmental movement.

YSU; Dr. Michio Kaku Lecture

Youngstown State University presents Dr. Michio Kaku in a free lecture on Thursday, March 20th at 7:30 P.M. at Stambaugh Auditorium (1000 Fifth Avenue) in Youngstown. [Dr. Kaku is a theoretical physicist, best-selling author, and co-founder of String Field Theory.] Tickets and more information about this free lecture are available at (330) 941-3497.

Villa Maria Center; Stories For Sustainability Film Series - John Muir in the New World

The Villa Maria Education and Spirituality Center (2067 Evergreen Road) in Pennsylvania presents the four part film series - Stories of Wisdom for Sustainability, beginning with two showings of the PBS Documentary John Muir in the New World, on Wednesday, February 19th at 9:30 A.M. and Thursday, February 20th at 6:30 P.M. [John Muir was America's first nature preservationist, and founder of the Sierra Club.

Ohio Cultural Alliance; Old World Traditions - Lost And Retained - Irish Traditions

The Ohio Cultural Alliance presents an Old World Traditions - Lost And Retained Lecture by Eileen Gilmartin, aka Casey Malone, who will discuss Irish traditions, on Monday, March 3rd at 6 P.M. at the St. George Croatian Center (3200 Vestal Road, off Meridian Road, near I-680) in Youngstown.

YSU; Poetry Reading

As part of African American History Month, Youngstown State University presents a poetry reading of poems submitted for a poetry competition, on Wednesday, February 26th at 6:30 P.M. in the Jones Room of Kilcawley Center. [Poems will contain subject matter related to Africa, the African American experience, or expressions inspired by historical figures.] More information about the competition or the poetry reading is available at (330) 941-3097.

Mahoning Valley Historical Society; Bites And Bits Of History Series - Uncaged, Extraordinary Women Of The Civil War Lecture

As part of the Bites and Bits of History Series, the Mahoning Valley Historical Society presents Traci Manning in a lecture entitled Uncaged, Extraordinary Women of the Civil War, on Thursday, March 20th at noon at the Tyler Mahoning Valley History Center (325 West Federal Street) in Downtown Youngstown. Guests are invited to bring their own lunch for events in this series. [Traci Manning is the Curator of Education at the MVHS.] More information about this event is available at (330) 743-2589.

Dana School of Music and YSU Diversity And Multicultural Affairs; America's Music Film and Lecture

The Dana School of Music and the Youngstown State University Diversity and Multicultural Office present America's Music: A Film History of Our Popular Music from Bluegrass to Broadway - Latin Rhythms from Mambo to Hip-Hop on Wednesday, March 19th at 7 P.M. at Stambaugh Auditorium (1000 Fifth Avenue) in Youngstown. [This program will feature a performance by Lee Beitzel and the Youngstown State University Dance Studio, a showing of Latin Music USA, a lecture, and a discussion.] More information about this event is available at (330) 941-3636.

Mahoning Valley Historical Society; Bites And Bits Of History Series - The History Of Downtown Development Lecture

As part of the Bites and Bits of History Series, the Mahoning Valley Historical Society presents H. William Lawson in a lecture on The History of Downtown Development on Thursday, February 20th at noon at the Tyler Mahoning Valley History Center (325 West Federal Street) in Downtown Youngstown. Guests are invited to bring their own lunch for events in this series.

YSU; Panel Discussion On The Nelson Mandela Legacy

As part of African American History Month, Youngstown State University presents a panel discussion on The Nelson Mandela Legacy on Saturday, February 22nd at 7 P.M. in the Chestnut Room of Kilcawley Center. [The panelists from various departments at YSU.] More information about this panel discussion is available at (330) 941-3097. 

YSU; Modern Day Slavery In Human Trafficking Lecture

As part of African American History Month, Youngstown State University presents a lecture by Denise Narcisse entitled Modern Day Slavery In Human Trafficking, on Tuesday, February 18th at 6:30 P.M. in the Ohio Room of Kilcawley Center. [Denise Narcisse is an associate professor in the YSU Department of Anthropology and Sociology, and has done extensive research on human trafficking and its impact on victims and the community.] More information about this event is available at (330) 941-3097.

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