This week’s CLSC Young Readers selection is Kate DiCamillo’s Newbery winning Flora and Ulysses: The Illuminated Adventures, a novel in which young readers meet Flora, a self-professed cynic, and her amazing squirrel, Ulysses.
In a 2011 report to the acting surgeon general of the United States, now-Acting U.S. Deputy Surgeon General, Rear Adm. Scott Giberson, outlined the challenges to access that are evident in today’s health care system and provided a potential answer to overcoming them.
The Taylors are “a great family in American music,” Tom Chapin said. The Chapins are too, for that matter.
As a neurosurgeon, Eben Alexander used to have a materialist view of the physical realm. After a near-death experience, however, Alexander believes the brain does not produce consciousness.
Spending summers at Chautauqua Institution when he was growing up, Jared Jacobsen was inundated with American music — fitting for “the most American place in America.”
Mental illness has always plagued human beings, said Daniel R. Weinberger, yet only in the last 10 years have scientists really begun to understand its genetic causes.
At 9 a.m. on Thursday at the CWC House, Mimi Gallo will conclude the 2014 Chautauqua Speaks series with a presentation on “Women of the Impressionists,” which will continue to spotlight artists; in this case, it will be four French and three American Impressionists.
Eighth Century. Córdoba, Spain: At the time, the country was under Islamic rule, and cities like Córdoba absorbed the language, beliefs and religion of the Islamic people. Córdoba, now a World Heritage Site, was unique in the sense that there was unification between the three Abrahamic religions: Judaism, Christianity and Islam — a notion of “shared worship” that, as evidenced in contemporary media, has increasingly diminished.
For several years, Chautauqua County, the Institution, local civic and tourist development boards, and various lake conservation groups and coalitions have been struggling against the rising tide of weeds, pollution and the seemingly inexorable death march of Chautauqua Lake.
Last Wednesday, diplomat and author Dennis Ross sat with political scientist Geoffrey Kemp in the Amphitheater for a discussion on the conflict in Gaza and the jihadist group, the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, or ISIS. The discussion of international politics was blunt and garnered a warm welcome from Chautauquans.