2020 C-SAAHN 'IMAGINE' Tuesday Noon-Hour Lecture/Discussion Series*
@ Downtown Buffalo & Erie County Public Library


Center for the Study of Art & Architecture; History & Nature
C-SAAHN 'IMAGINE' Lecture & Discussion Series

Since 2009 - Free and open to the public
Tuesdays, September - June, Noon – 1:00 p.m.
Buffalo & Erie County Downtown Public Library
1 Lafayette Square, Buffalo, 716-858-8900
'Ring of Knowledge' (next to Fables Cafe)


Recipient of the:
WNY Library Resources Council 2018 Outstanding Library Advocate Award
The Buffalo History Museum 2017 Red Jacket Augspurger Award
Chautauqua Day @ Buffalo (Second Tuesday of June, 2017) Erie County Executive Recognition
Niagara Legacy Council 2015 Recognition Award
AIA Buffalo/WNY "Friends of Architecture" 2013 Community Service Award

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Recent recordings available at ImagineLifelongLearning.com

WINTER 2020

January 7, 2020 - 1st Tuesday - The Arts & Creativity
Noon - 12:30 P.M. "The World's Greatest Paintings: The Worlds of Constable, Turner, Delacroix"
The Great Courses Video #16 by Professor William Kloss, M.A., The Smithsonian Associates, Smithsonian Institution  
 
12:30 P.M. - 1:00 P.M. Speaker: Edreys Wajed, Artist, including Freedom Wall
Co-sponsored by the Wellness Institute of Greater Buffalo
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January 14, 2020 - 2nd Tuesday - Architecture & Design
Noon - 12:30 P.M. "Understanding the World's Greatest Structures: Science and Innovation from Antiquity to Modernity: The Science of Structure - Forces in Balance"
The Great Courses Video #2 by Professor Stephen Ressler, US Military Academy at West Point

12:30 P.M. - 1:00 P.M. Speaker: Peg Overdorf,  The Valley Community Association’s Executive Director
https://www.valleycommunityassociation.xyz/about-us/our-leadership/
Co-sponsored by the Richardson Olmsted Campus & Explore Buffalo & Martin House
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January 21, 2020 -
3rd Tuesday - History & Future
Noon - 12:30 P.M.  America in the Gilded Age and Progressive Era: Early Civil Rights - Washington or Du Bois?"
The Great Courses Video #22 by Professor Edward T. O'Donnell, Ph.D. College of the Holy Cross

12:30 - 1:00 P.M. Speakers: Lillie Wiley-Upshaw, Buffalo Niagara Freedom Station Coalition Chair
                                             Sharon Holley, Nash House 
Co-sponsored by the Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural Site & Western New York Heritage Press &
The Buffalo History Museum
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January 28, 2020 - 4th Tuesday - Nature & Science
Noon - 12:30 P.M. Science & Religion: Galileo's Trial "
The Great Courses Video #6 by Professor Lawrence Principe, John Hopkins University

12:30 - 1:00 P.M. Discussion with Jim Guido, Larry Brooks, Rev. Richard Augustyn, & Rev. Tom Yorty - Invited
Co-sponsored by WNY STEM
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February 4, 2020 -
1st Tuesday - The Arts & Creativity
Noon - 12:30 P.M. "The Creative Thinker's Toolkit Course: Evaluating Creative Solutions and Making Decisions"
The Great Courses Video #16 by Professor Gerard Puccio, Ph.D. The State University of New York, Buffalo

12:30 P.M. - 1:00 P.M. "Imagine a Healthy, Wealthy, and Sustainable Community: What is Community Wellness?"
Panelists:
Maria Whyte, Erie County Ex Office
Phil Haberstro, Ex. Dir. Wellness Institute of Greater Buffalo &
Peter Cummings https://www.restoremedicalfitness.com/about-us/
Co-sponsored by the Wellness Institute of Greater Buffalo
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February 11, 2020 - 2nd Tuesday - Architecture & Design
Noon - 12:30 P.M. "The Cathedral: The Urban Context of Cathedrals"
The Great Courses Video #7 by Professor William R. Cook, State University of New York at Geneseo

12:30 - 1:00 P.M. Speaker - Rev. Matt Lincoln, Trinity Church
Co-sponsored by the Richardson Olmsted Campus & Explore Buffalo &
Martin House
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February 18, 2020 - 3rd Tuesday - History & Future
Noon - 12:30 PM. "Tocqueville and the American Experiment: Freedom of Speech in Theory and Practice"
The Great Course Video # 10 by Professor William R. Cook, Ph.D. State University of New York, Geneseo 

12:30 - 1:00 P.M. Speaker - Bruce Fisher, Director of the Center for Economic and Policy Studies and visiting professor of economics and finance at Buffalo State college

Co-sponsored by the
Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural Site & Western New York Heritage Press & The Buffalo History Museum
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February 25, 2020 -
4th Tuesday - Nature & Science
Noon - 12:30 P.M. "Emerson, Thoreau, and the Transcendentalist Movement: Louisa May Alcott"
The Great Courses Video #12 by Professor Ashton Nichols, Dickinson College

12:30 - 1:00 P.M. Speaker - Jay Burney, Social and environmental activist
https://buffalonews.com/2019/08/21/another-voice-niagara-river-greenway-may-be-key-to-our-resilient-future/?
fbclid=IwAR201wBtyXVzfBzPkwWiwk73xYwqYrReR4lTk1pFZthl85FjlIcnmQCqMvs
Co-sponsored by the Wellness Institute of Greater Buffalo




"Appreciating our Past = Imagining our Future = Pursuit of Happiness" - Dennis Galucki
                                                                                                          
"Visit Buffalo Niagara - Explore a place where art, architecture, history and nature come together like old friends"      
2012 - 2013 Official Buffalo Niagara Visitors Guidebook Cover
The Center for the Study of Art, Architecture, History & Nature (C-SAAHN) was established in 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 through Place-based Lifelong Learning and Imagination"

Besides the IMAGINE Series, C-SAAHN is also the creator and sponsor of:

Landmark Cruise: "Imagine Buffalo Niagara as a Premier North American Cultural & Nature Center"
 Annual Buffalo Day @ Chautauqua
"Art of Investing" Weekly Monday Discussion Class at Chautauqua Institution

Dennis Galucki, C-SAAHN Founder
Chuck LaChiusa, Webmaster, BuffaloAH.com & C-SAAHN


Logo: djgalaxydesigns@gmail.com
  C-SAAHN Related Website: IMAGINE Greater Buffalo:

Our mailing address is:
IMAGINE Greater Buffalo: Imagine Lifelong Learning.com
c/o Wellness Institute of Greater Buffalo
65 Niagara Square Room 607
Buffalo, NY 14202


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Buffalo and Erie County Public Library - Downtown Central Library

Past IMAGINE Lecture AUDIOS:

2019 'IMAGINE" Lecture Series & AUDIOS

2018 'IMAGINE" Lecture Series & AUDIOS

2017 'IMAGINE" Lecture Series & AUDIOS

2016 'IMAGINE" Lecture Series & AUDIOS

2015 'IMAGINE" Lecture Series & AUDIOS

2014 'IMAGINE" Lecture Series & AUDIOS

2013 'IMAGINE" Lecture Series & AUDIOS

2012 Lecture Summaries/Audios

2011 Fall Series: Why Does PreservationMatter?

2010-11 Lecture Summaries/Audios

2009-10 Lecture Summaries/Audi

C-SAAHN Home Page


  C-SAAHN Related Website: IMAGINE Greater Buffalo: ImagineLifelongLearning.com