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 from Monet to Broadway. This series offers a unique opportunity to sample the diverse course content and instructors featured at the Glasscock School of Continuing Studies.
March 25. On Broadway in the 1970s and 1980s. Debra Dickinson, M.A., artist-teacher of opera studies, Rice University Shepherd School of Music
April 1. Monet and the Seine. Helga Aurisch, Ph.D., curator of European art, the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
April 8. Political Beginnings of the American Nation. John Boles, Ph.D., William Pettus Hobby Professor of History, Rice University
April 15. The Long View of Immigration in the United States and Texas. Tony Payan, Ph.D., director, Rice University Baker Institute Mexico Center
April 22. Houston Before 1930. Mike Vance, founder of Houston Arts and Media
April 29. Living Hinduism: Lessons for People of All Faiths. Sravana Borkataky-Varma, Ph.D., lecturer, University of Houston and part-time faculty, University of North Carolina–Wilmington
A short reception immediately follows the last class on April 29.
Course schedule and speakers subject to change