Osher Lecture Series
Spring 2014 Osher Lecture Series

Manhattan Beach Series

Location: The Manhattan Beach Series lectures are held on Fridays, 10 a.m. to noon, at the Joslyn Community Center, 1601 Valley Drive, Manhattan Beach.

Note: A new topic and speaker have been scheduled for Friday, April 11. You won't want to miss the last lecture of the spring series.

The Spring 2014 Manhattan Beach Series features CSUDH faculty presenting recent research in their fields of expertise. You will learn how CSUDH faculty research is affecting communities locally and globally. Emerging issues will be related to applications and real life examples. This is an opportunity to ask the experts in a relaxed and collegial setting.

Mad Men: Sex, Gender and the Art of Advertising in the Age of Camelot
Friday, February 7 – 10:00am - noon
Edd Whetmore, Ph.D, Emeritus Professor, Communications, CSUDH

Obama, America and the Myth of Post-Racial Imagination
Friday, February 21 – 10:00am - noon
Salim Faraji, Ph.D., Associate Professor, African Studies, CSUDH

The Philosophy of Fear and Politics
Friday, March 7 – 10:00am - noon
Sheela Pawar, Ph.D., Associate Dean, College of Arts & Humanities, CSUDH

Understanding the Court System in the United States
Friday, March 21 – 10:00am - noon
Theodore Byrne, J.D., LL.M., Assistant Professor, Public Administration, CSUDH

Mass Extinction Events and Modern Loss of Biodiversity
Friday, April 11 – 10:00am - noon
Cathy Jacobs, Ph.D., Lecturer, Biology, CSUDH

5 Fridays, February 7, 21; March 7, 21; April 11 • 10:00am – noon
Joslyn Community Center, 1601 Valley Drive, Manhattan Beach

For current OLLI members, there is no charge, but registration is required. OLLI members are welcome to Bring a Friend to the February 7 presentaion.


Read more about the Osher Lecture Series. See also Carson Series and Torrance Series.

Note: OLLI needs your registration--even for free events--for grant award reporting purposes!

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