Lecture

Mahoning Valley Historical Society: Feast of the Seven Fishes film screening

The Mahoning Valley Historical Society presents a free screening of the holiday film Feast of The Seven Fishes, on Wednesday, December 7 at 6 pm, at Tyler History Center, 325 West Federal Street in downtown Youngstown. Feast of The Seven Fishes presents a slice of life story set in West Virginia in the early 1980s about a working class Italian American family as they prepare for their traditional Christmas Eve feast. A question and answer session will follow the screening with writer/director Robert Tinnell. 

 

YSU Ward Beecher Planetarium: Warren M. Young Lecture Series

The YSU Ward Beecher Planetarium presents its Warren M. Young Lecture Series on Friday, November 18th at 8 pm. Dr. Patrick Durrell, Ward Beecher Planetarium Director, will present and describe what the James Webb Space Telescope is, and its extraordinary capabilities through the first images released, including galaxy collisions, distant galaxies, and the life cycles of stars, and objects in our solar system. Admission is free and open to the public. More information at wbplanetarium.org.

Youngstown Historical Center of Industry and Labor: Anniversary Lecture Series: Dr. Donna DeBlasio

As part of it's Anniversary Lecture Series, the Youngstown Historical Center of Industry and Labor, is presenting a talk by Dr. Donna DeBlasio, former Youngstown Historical Center of Industry and Labor director, on Thursday, November 10th at 6:00 pm, at the Museum, on Wood Street, in Youngstown. Dr. De Blasio will be sharing her memories of the Steel Museum's beginnings and it's growth. The lecture will also be  livestreamed on the museum's YouTube channel. 

YSU Energy and Environment Lecture Series: Three Days of Field Geology on the Moon

The YSU Energy and Environment Lecture Series presents Astronomy and Physics Lecturer Doug Fowler giving a talk on Three Days of Field Geology on the Moon, on Wednesday. October 19, at 7 pm, in room B-112  of Cushwa Hall, on the YSU campus. Apollo 17, the last human flight to the Moon, 50 years ago this December, remains among the great geological expeditions of history. Fowler discusses the mission, the landscapes, the rocks and minerals, and the troubled times in which that last flight took place.

 

Lit Youngstown: Fall Literary Festival: The Place That Makes Us Documentary

WYSU is a sponsor of Lit Youngstown's 6th annual Fall Literary Festival, Thursday, October 20 through Saturday, October 22. This year's festival concludes with the free screening of The Place That Makes Us, a  documentary about Youngstown, on Saturday, October 22 at 7:00 at the Youngstown Playhouse. The film screening will be followed by a panel discussion. More information at LitYoungstown.org.

Panel: business owner Nate Offerdahl, educator Bill Mullane, and YSU economist AJ Sumell. 

YSU Cliffe College of Creative Arts: Beecher Series with Scott Goss

The YSU Cliffe College of Creative Arts presents the Beecher Lecture Series, with a talk by Scott Goss, on Wednesday, October 26th, at 5:10 pm, at The McDonough Museum of Art, on Wick Avenue.  Through projected light onto found objects, Scott's current project explores themes of urban design, architecture and entropy, to create a narrative of how cities rise and fall over time. 

YSU Cliffe College of Creative Arts: Beecher Lecture Series presents Julia Staples

YSU's Beecher Lecture Series presents a talk by Julia Staples, on Thursday, October 20th at 2 pm, in room 4047 of YSU's Bliss Hall.

YSU's Department of Art Lecture Series: Kyla Zoe Rafert

YSU's Department of Art Lecture Series presents visiting artist Kyla Zoe Rafert, giving a lecture on Mixed-Media techniques, combining skill from both printmaking and painting. The lecture will be held at the lecture hall in the McDonough Museum of Art on Monday, October 17th at 5:10 pm.

 

 

YSU's Department of Art Lecture Series: Britt Ransom

YSU's Department of Art Lecture Series presents a free lecture by Britt Ransom, on Monday, October 3, at 5:10 pm, at the McDonough Museum of Art, on Wick Avenue, on the YSU campus.

YSU Department of Art Lecture Series: Visiting Artist Eva Kwong

The YSU Department of Art Lecture Series presents a lecture by Visiting Artist Eva Kwong on Ceramic Techniques, on Wednesday, September 28, 5:10 PM, in the McDonough Museum of Art, on Wick Avenue, on the YSU campus. The lecture is free and open to the public.

 

Eva will discuss her ongoing group of work from the Emergent Bacteria series that was designed on the computer with Rhino and 3-D printed to generate original forms. This artwork is currently on view at the McDonough Museum of Art. 

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