The BookHampton Winter Lecture Series is free, and will
be held on Saturdays at 5:00pm at BookHampton in East Hampton (41 Main Street, 631-324-4939). Please join us!
January 16thThe Rise and Fall of the Aztec Empire Dr. Elizabeth Newman, Professor of Anthropology at Stony Brook-Southampton, is an expert in Mesoamerican studies.
January 23rd Biodiversity in the Ocean: Consumer Culture vs. Marine Life Dr. Kurt Bretsch has done extensive research in Marine Community Ecology at St.Lawrence University, and teaches at Stony Brook Southampton.
January 30th Climate Change and the Long Island Seascape Dr. Bradley Peterson, an expert on the Eastern seaboard ecosystems, has published extensive research both in laboratory and field findings. He teaches Marine Science at Stony Brook
February 6th Exuberance: Walt Whitman and Emily Dickinson The 19th Century’s American Master poets could not have been more different – a look at their influence. Professor Julie Sheen is the recipient of the Barnard Women’s Poets Prize and currently teaches poetry at Stony Brook.
February 13th :: Please note: This week's lecture will begin at 5:30pm :: Oekologie to Oecology to Ecology: the History & Essence of a Young Science Dr. James Hoffman previously served as Director of Integrated Biological Sciences at the University of Vermont, and currently teaches biology and ecology at Stony Brook Southampton.
February 20th Writing Your Own Story Professor Lou Ann Walker, the author of A Loss for Words and Hand, Heart, and Mind will share her insights and expertise on the art of memoir writing.
February 27thThe Economics of
Education: Teaching for All our Children Dr. Pedro Noguera is an urban
sociologist, a Dimon Professor of Communities and Schools at Harvard, and
currently teaches at the Steinhardt School at New York University.
March 6th True Stories: Finding Freedom at the Crossroads of Cultural and Persona Myths A look at writers who have explored “the human condition” from Lyotard to Neitzche. Professor Stephanie Wade teaches writing and rhetoric at Stony Brook University.
March 13th Environmental Design: Homes in Harmony with the Landscape. Dr. Marc Fasanella is a recipient of a Long Island University’s Trustees Award for Scholarly Achievement.
March 20th Montaigne: The Pleasure of Books and Conversation Professor Sara Aponte-Olivieri guides us through the intellectual history of Michel de Montaigne, the French writer who created the literary form we call “essays.”
March 27th The Hudson River: Its History and Its Resources Dr. Alan Rice taught at City University of New York and has worked extensively as a researcher with the American Museum of Natural History.
April 3rd Not Fiction: How Other’s Lives Help Us Understand Our Own. Professor Heather Dune Macadam’s book, Rena’s Promise was nominated for a National Book Award, she is frequently heard on “All Things Considered.”
April 10th A Journey across Three Centuries Pamela Newkirk, Professor of Journalism at New York University and author of Letters of Black America will highlight the narrative overview of black history provided in her research of this acclaimed book.
April 17th Environmental Economics with Dr. Arlene Kons Cassidy
BookHampton Winter Lecture Series Director: Laurie Newberger
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