CU on the Weekend lectures begin Sept. 8


CU on the Weekend lectures begin Sept. 8

August 13, 2018 • by Sue Postema Scheeres

Leonard Bernstein, the knowledge illusion, Roman concrete and CU rockets take center stage this fall as part of the CU on the Weekend lecture lineup.

Join us on four Saturdays for free lectures where some of CU Boulder's most dynamic faculty will share their expertise on a range of topics. The fall series begins Sept. 8. 

Lecture locations are listed below. Doors open at 12:30 p.m. and advanced registration for the lectures is not required. 

The Office for Outreach and Engagement coordinates this public series, which is supported by the Office of the Chancellor, the Office of the Provost and the Division of Continuing Education.

Lectures include:

Bernstein as Teacher: Exploring the Language of Music

Saturday, September 8, 2018 • 1–3 p.m.
Professor Keith Waters, College of Music
Associate Professor Steven Bruns, College of Music
Senior Instructor Philip Chang, College of Music
Imig Music Building, Chamber Hall C-199, 1020 18th St.
Note: Free required tickets will be distributed at noon on Sept. 8.

Building for Eternity: The Romans Conquer the Sea

Saturday, October  13, 2018 • 1–3 p.m.
Professor Emeritus Robert Hohlfelder, History
Jennie Smoly Caruthers Biotechnology Building, Butcher Auditorium, 3415 Colorado Ave.

The Knowledge Illusion

Saturday, November 3, 2018 • 1–3 p.m.
Assistant Professor Philip Fernbach, Leeds School of Business
Jennie Smoly Caruthers Biotechnology Building, Butcher Auditorium, 3415 Colorado Ave.

CU Rockets: The Heroes of Future NASA Missions

Saturday, December 1, 2018 • 1–3 p.m.
Assistant Professor Kevin France, Astrophysical and Planetary Sciences
Jennie Smoly Caruthers Biotechnology Building, Butcher Auditorium, 3415 Colorado Ave.
Note: A tour of France's lab at LASP will follow the lecture. Advance registration for the tour only is required and space is limited: lasp-tour.eventbrite.com.

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