Program information (951) 827-7139 12 LIFE Lecture Series September Exploring the Do-It-Together Arts Scene of Riverside September 25  ·  Tuesday 1:30 – 3 pm There is a good reason why Riverside was recently recognized in a recent Forbes Magazine article as a top destination. Larry Burns, Author of 100 Things to do in Riverside CA Before You Die October Facing the Fear: An Actor’s Guide to Overcoming Stage Fright October 2  ·  Tuesday 1:30 – 3 pm Practice-based interdisciplinary research into why we suffer performance anxiety and how we might face the demons. Bella Merlin, Ph.D., Theatre, Film and Video Production, UCR Homelessness in Riverside October 9  ·  Tuesday 1:30 – 3 pm The cost of poverty to the City. Emilio Ramirez, J.D., Director, Office of Homeless Solutions, City of Riverside The Evolving Nature of the Water Sector In California and Israel October 16  ·  Tuesday 1:30 – 3 pm Similarities in geography, climate, and the water scarcity they face and lessons learned. Ariel Dinar, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor, School of Public Policy, UCR The Tet Offensive October 23  ·  Tuesday 1:30 – 3 pm As Dienbienphu was to France in 1954, Tet 1968 would be to the United States. Gerarda Costello, M.A., Adjunct Professor, University of Redlands Over There: Musicians in the Great War October 30  ·  Tuesday 1:30 – 3 pm Sampling of inspired music from World War I. Diane Mitchell, Retired independent music teacher November Archaeological Riches of Nasca and Ica, South Coast of Peru November 6 · Tuesday 1:30 – 3 pm A visit to Peru through the lens of an archaeologist and his current research. Kevin Vaughn, Ph.D., Dean, UCR Extension and Associate Professor of Anthropology, UCR Implications of Genetic Modifications in Humans and Other Organisms November 13  ·  Tuesday 1:30 – 3 pm How might it affect the distribution of personal traits in people, social inequality, even our collective consciousness? Carl Cranor, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor of Philosophy, UCR The Orthodox Christian Church in America, Yesterday and Today November 27  ·  Tuesday 1:30 – 3 pm An overview of the history, beliefs, and comparison of Orthodoxy with both Roman Catholicism and Protestantism, Father Josiah Trenham, Ph.D., Durham University, England December 2018: The Year in Review December 4  ·  Tuesday 1:30 – 3 pm A fun and fascinating understanding of the events that gave shape to the year. John Powers, M.F.A., Theatre Artist, Writer and Director All lectures held at the UCR Extension Center 1200 University Ave, Riverside OSHER LIFELONG LEARNING INSTITUTE  |  UCR EXTENSION  |  FALL 2018 Like us on Facebook! Osher LIFE Lecture Series SPEAKER SCHEDULE “You learn something old every day!” –  Mr. McFeeley, Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood, PBS