Educational

Mahoning Valley Historical Society: The Black Army in Mourning

 The Mahoning Valley Historical Society presents The Black Army in Mourning, a free lecture by Dr. Leonne Hudson, Associate Professor of History at Kent State University, on Monday, February 12 at 7:00 pm at the Tyler History Center, in downtown Youngstown.  The talk is about the United States Colored Troops, and their very personal grief upon learning of the death of President Abraham Lincoln.

Mahoning Valley Historical Societ: Tyler History Center: The Idora Park Experience

The Tyler Mahoning Valley History Center in downtown Youngstown presents The Idora Park Experience, through Sunday, March 4.  the exhibit features interactive artifacts from Idora Park. The History Center is open Tuesdays - Sundays, noon - 4:00 pm.  More information at mahoninghistory.org.

The Butler Institute of American Art:The African American Collection

The Butler Institute of American Art, in collaboration with the Youngstown Chapter of the Links, Incorporated, presents The African American Collection, a lecture on the permanent collection of African American Art, by Dr. Louis Zona, Executive Director and Chief Curator at the Bulter, on Sunday, February 4th at 2 pm.

YSU Department of Geological & Environmental Sciences: Environmentally Friendly Drilling Systems

Carolyn LaFleur of the Houston Advanced Research Center will speak on Environmentally Friendly Drilling Systems, as part of a free science lecture series, in Room B100, Cushwa Hall, on the YSU campus, on Wednesday, February 7, at 7:00 pm. More information available at 330-941-1753.

 

YSU Department of Geological & Environmental Sciences: The Neoteric Induced Seismicity Legal Conundrum

Alexander Krokus, of the Institute for Sustainable Solutions, will speak on The Neoteric Induced Seismicity Legal Conundrum, as part of a free science lecture series, in Room B100, Cushwa Hall, on the YSU campus, on Wednesday, January 31, at 7:00 pm. 

 

 

 

YSU Department of Geological & Environmental Sciences: Growing a Livable Climate: Agriculture, Moisture, and Carbon

Glenn Gall, of Oberlin, Ohio will speak on Growing a Livable Climate: Agriculture, Moisture, and Carbon as part of a free science lecture series, in Room B100, Cushwa Hall, on the YSU campus, on Wednesday, January 24, at 7:00 pm. 

City Club of the Mahoning Valley: Marching for a Movement: Reflections on the 2017 Women’s March and Next Steps for Equality

The next City Club of the Mahoning Valley Views & Brews program will be Marching for a Movement: Reflections on the 2017 Women’s March and Next Steps for Equality, on Monday January 22, at 7:00 pm at Suzie’s Dogs and Drafts in downtown Youngstown.  [Panelists: Dr. Cryshanna Jackson, YSU Associate Professor of Politics and International Relations; Dr. Patricia Kelvin, editor of The Jewish Journal of Youngstown; and Kenna Rearick, YSU student.  Judge Carla Baldwin will be the moderator.]

City Club of the Mahoning Valley: Religion, Violence and Nationalism, with Dr. Michael Jerryson

The next City Club of the Mahoning Valley Views & Brews at Suzie's will be an interview with Dr. Michael Jerryson, YSU Associate Professor of Religious Studies, on Religion, Violence and Nationalism: Myanmar, Ethnic Cleansing and Human Rights, on Monday December 11, at 7:00 pm at Suzie’s Dogs and Drafts in downtown Youngstown. Jerryson is an expert analyst on religious terrorism, Asian culture, and Buddhism for local, national, and international news networks. The program will be facilitated by Dr. Tim Francisco. 

 

YSU: The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Diversity Breakfast

The YSU Office of Student Diversity Programs presents The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Diversity Breakfast, on Thursday, January 18, at 8:00 am, in the Chestnut Room of YSU's Kilcawley Center. The keynote speaker is Rev. Todd A. Johnson. More information at 330 941-2087.  [YSU students tickets are complimentary, and can be obtained with a student ID in the YSU Office of Student Diversity Programs.]

YWCA of Youngstown: Poetry Reading & Discussion

The YWCA of Youngstown presents a poetry reading & discussion, featuring Remica L. Bingham, Wednesday, November 15 at 4:00 pm, at the YWCA in Youngstown. Remica is the Director of Writing and Faculty Development at Old Dominion University, and is currently finalizing a book of interviews and essays with African American poets.

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