Program information (951) 827-7139 www.extension.ucr.edu/osher 10 LIFE Lecture Series All lectures held at the UCR Extension Center 1200 University Ave, Riverside OSHER LIFELONG LEARNING INSTITUTE | UCR EXTENSION | WINTER 2019 Osher LIFE Lecture Series SPEAKER SCHEDULE JANUARY The Folksingers and The Bureau: 1939-1995 January 8 · Tuesday 1:30 – 3 pm Musical selections and videos illustrate the politics and art of folksingers subjected to government surveillance and suppression. Aaron J. Leonard, B.A., History/Social Science, NYU Commercial Aviation Past, Present and Future and its Impact on Societal Evolution January 15 · Tuesday 1:30 – 3 pm A look at the rapid development of the aviation industry and what’s new at Ontario International Airport. D. Keith Snyder, Consultant Flight Level Aviation Services Women, Society and Nation: The Nigeria-Biafra War that Never Ended. January 22 · Tuesday 1:30 – 3 pm Readings from a collection of short stories about the experiences of women and children during the war. Anthonia Kalu, Ph.D., Professor, Comparative Literature and Languages and Gender and Sexuality Studies, UCR The Earp Brothers and the Frog Crossing January 29 · Tuesday 1:30 – 3 pm Not the battle at the OK Corral but a railroad battle at the Colton Crossing. Dicken Everson, Ph.D., Associate Environmental Planner- Archeology, Caltrans District 8 and Adjunct Lecturer for Mt. San Jacinto College in Menifee FEBRUARY Close Encounters with Humankind: A Paleoanthropologist Investigates Our Evolving Species February 5 · Tuesday 1:30 – 3 pm Unexpected paths lead to the answers to some of the biggest evolutionary questions- bring your curiosity. Sang-Hee Lee, Ph.D., Associate Dean, Social Sciences & Professor of Anthropology CHASS, UCR Riverside Free Clinic: Student Provided Comprehensive Health Care Services February 12 · Tuesday 1:30 – 3 pm Preparing students to be competent and caring healthcare professionals. Richard Wing, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Chemistry, UCR and Donna Wing, RN, B.S., M.P.H., Retired Public Health Nurse and Educator. James A. Garfield — The Compromise Presidency That Never Was February 19 · Tuesday 1:30 – 3 pm 19th century America and the life and death of the 20th president of the United States. Stephen Harding, M.P.A., Adjunct Professor, Public Policy & Administration, Northwestern University Vulnerable Hispanic Families: Health Problems February 26 · Tuesday 1:30 – 3 pm What is the current and future status of providing care to and managing vulnerable Hispanic families? Edgar W. Butler, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Sociology, UCR MARCH 43 Seconds to Hiroshima March 5 · Tuesday 1:30 – 3 pm The story of a radio operator on the Enola Gay during the bombing of Hiroshima. Nancy Nelson, UCR Osher member and widow of Radio Operator Richard H. Nelson on the Enola Gay The Populist Crisis of the European Union March 12 · Tuesday 1:30 – 3 pm What would be the most serious implications for the future of democracy in Europe and America? Irwin M. Wall, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus, UCR Mathematics That Is Not Commonly Spoken About. March 19 · Tuesday 1:30 – 3 pm Mathematics as the study of structure and relationships. John Di Pillis, Ph.D., Professor of Math, UCR Who’s Who in the World of Citrus: A Historical Perspective on Its Famous & Interesting People March 26 · Tuesday 1:30 – 3 pm Recalls the life and times of Frank Meyer of the Meyer lemon, Elisa Tibbetts of the Washington Navel orange, Robert Fortune who introduced kumquats to the world from China, and Giovanni Baptista Ferrari of “Hesperides…” the first book on citrus, and much more. Tom Shea, B.A., Lecturer and Former Laboratory Assistant, UC Riverside Citrus Variety Collection and Biological Science Technician (Plants) with U.S.D.A.