A lecture/discussion series held every Tuesday in the Central Library
Sponsored by the Center for the Study of Art, Architecture, History and Nature (C-SAAHN) in conjunction with the Buffalo & Erie County Public Library
The Winter 2012 lecture series takes place live at the downtown Central Library beginning at Noon. All events are free and open to the public.
1st, 3rd & 5th Tuesdays - "IMAGINE The Arts as a 2nd Language: WHY DO THE ARTS MATTER?"
2nd & 4th Tuesdays - "IMAGINE Buffalo Niagara as a Bi-National Cultural Center: Why Does History and/or Nature Matter?"
Est. 2009 as a unique digital enterprise and network designed to help link volunteers and lifelong learning communities as part of the
"Buffalo-Chautauqua Idea: Exploring American Legacy"
Dennis Galucki, Founder & Coordinator
Tuesday, February 9: Clotilde Perez-Bode Dedecker
Community Foundation President and CEO Clotilde Perez-Bode Dedecker presented her perspective on our region in the 21st Century and the Community Foundation’s role in making it a better place. Specifically she spoke to the organization’s efforts to increase self-sufficiency for low-income individuals and families; reduce racial and ethnic disparities; and strengthen the region as a center for arts and culture.
Recorded on: February 9, 2010
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Tuesday, January 12: John J. Hurley
John Hurley will become the 24th, and first non-Jesuit, President of Canisius College this year. He imagined Buffalo Niagara in the 21st century around five themes, with an emphasis on higher education, his primary theme. He noted higher education’s combined $3.2 billion economic impact on our region among many facts. The other themes included the importance of fresh water and a vibrant arts community, as well as the challenges of housing, government and politics.
Recorded on: January 12, 2010
Playing time: n/a