Covering a wide range of topics, this six-week lecture series examines a different subject at every session. Outstanding Rice University faculty and other experts from the arts, humanities and sciences share insights on topics ranging from the life of Van Gogh to life on Mars. This series offers a unique opportunity to sample the diverse course content and instructors featured at the Glasscock School of Continuing Studies.
Oct. 16. “The Best of Movie Musicals.” Debra Dickinson, M.A., artist-teacher of opera studies, Rice University Shepherd School of Music
Oct. 23. “The Evolution of the Symphony.” Carlos Andrés Botero, M.M., musical ambassador, Houston Symphony
Oct. 30. “The Life and Legacy of Vincent van Gogh.” Leo Costello, Ph.D., associate professor of art history, Rice University
Nov. 6. “Life on Mars.” Kirsten Siebach, Ph.D., assistant professor of earth, environmental and planetary sciences, Rice University
Nov. 13. “Creativity Up Close: How Human Creativity Remakes the World.” Anthony Brandt, Ph.D., composer and professor of composition, Rice University Shepherd School of Music
Nov. 20. “Archaeology of the Americas.” Dirk Van Tuerenhout, Ph.D., curator of anthropology at the Houston Museum of Natural Science
A short reception immediately follows the last class on Nov. 20.
A 10 percent processing fee will be subtracted from all refunds. Due to the high demand for courses, registrations are considered final as of 10 days prior to the class start date. No refunds will be issued after these dates and credits will not be given for future classes. No refunds will be granted for participants who miss a portion of a program. Refund requests before the deadline must be made in writing to firstname.lastname@example.org.