Lecture

YSU Dana School of Music: Lecture: Olivia Bloechl, University of Pittsburgh

The YSU Dana School of Music presents a Lecture by Olivia Bloechl, of the University of Pittsburgh, on Friday, February 21, at 4 pm, in Room 3136 of Bliss Hall, on the YSU campus.

YSU Skeggs Lecture Series: Bryan Terrell Clark

The Skeggs Lecture Series and the YSU Department of Theatre & Dance present a lecture by actor/director Bryan Terrell Clark, on Wednesday, January 29, at 3 pm, in Bliss Hall's Ford Theater, on the YSU campus. [Clark is a singer-songwriter, known for his starring role as George Washington in Hamilton.] 

City Club of the Mahoning Valley: The Capital Budget for Ohio

The City Club of the Mahoning Valley presents a free Views and Brews panel discussion on The Capital Budget for Ohio, on Monday, December 9 at 7:00 pm, at Suzie's Dogs & Drafts, on North Phelps Street, in downtown Youngstown.  The panel looks into the questions: What funding is available for community projects in the Mahoning Valley in the next capital budget? What projects are under consideration and how will they further the economic development of the region?

Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County: Inner Peace After Abuse

The Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County presents Inner Peace After Abuse, on Saturday, November 16, at 2 pm, at the Newport Library. Hear from motivational speaker Michelle Carter-Douglass, a survivor of several domestic violence relationships since the age of 15. She discusses how she overcame trials and tribulations, healed from the storms of abuse and violence, and continues to overcome obstacles in life.  For adults and teens.

 

 

Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County: Coping with Grief and the Holidays

The Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County presents Coping with Grief and the Holidays, on Friday, November 15, at 11:30 am, at the Canfield Library. Join Kim Calhoun from Hospice of the Valley as she demonstrates taking a few intentional steps that can help an individual begin to regain a sense of order and peace.

 

YSU Ward Beecher Planetarium: So You Want to Buy a Telescope?

 The YSU Ward Beecher Planetarium presents the program So You Want to Buy a Telescope?, on Saturday, November 23, from 3 - 5 pm. Experts from the Mahoning Valley Astronomical Society will provide advice to telescope owners.  Drop-in anytime during the two hours.

YSU Ward Beecher Planetarium: Size Isn't Everything (For Telescopes)

The YSU Ward Beecher Planetarium presents the program, Size Isn't Everything (For Telescopes), on Friday, Novmber 15, at 8 pm.  Large telescope facilities cost billions in both time and money to construct and maintain, so why do we have so many of them? In this talk, Dr. Moiya McTier from Columbia University will discuss what it is about different telescopes that make them better or worse suited for different areas of research.  

YSU Ward Beecher Planetarium: Undiscovered Worlds

The YSU Ward Beecher Planetarium presents the program Undiscovered Worlds, throughout November.  With new achievements like the Kepler Telescope and rapidly improving technology, the discovery of exoplanets puts us one step closer to the possibility of finding an Earth-like world. How will this change how we view our place in the universe?  More information and program times at wbplanetarium.org.

City Club of the Mahoning Valley: The Decline in Unions and the Decline in Respect for American Workers

The City Club of the Mahoning Valley presents a talk on The Decline in Unions and the Decline in Respect for American Workers, by Steven Greenhouse, on Friday, November 22, at 5 pm, at the Youngstown Historical Center of Industry and Labor, on Wood Street, in Youngstown.  Greenhouse explains the evolution of the labor movement, and how workers can seize power in a changing economy.  Greenhouse is author of Beaten Down, Worked Up: The Past, Present, and Future of American Labor.  

 

 

 

Mahoning Valley Lifelong Learning Institute: Race & Religion: An American Legacy

The Mahoning Valley Lifelong Learning Institute presents the lecture Race & Religion: An American Legacy, by YSU professor Dr. Michael Jerryson, on Tuesday, November 5, at 10, am, at Ohio Living Park Vista, on Fifth Avenue, in Youngstown.  This talk will explore the American phenomenon of race and the ways in which religious identity impacts racial construction.

 

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