At 10:45 a.m. today in the Amphitheater, a panel of three — including journalist Juliet Eilperin, former governor of Arizona Bruce Babbitt, and former governor of Nevada Robert List — will be explaining how environmental issues unique to the West are tied up in national politics.
W. Richard West holds even deeper connections to the American West than his surname suggests. Fluent in American history, culture, art and law — with an especial interest in the nation’s indigenous peoples — West is, in every sense of the term, a Renaissance man.
During 2013, the driest year in California’s recorded state history, water levels in rivers and reservoirs slipped beneath their record lows. Cynthia Truelove, however, said there’s a bright side to California’s severe drought.
At 10:45 a.m. today in the Amphitheater, Patrick Griffin, chair of the history department at Notre Dame University, will kick-start Week Five’s theme of “The American West” with a lecture titled “America as Frontier: A View Of Our Past.”
Nancy Youssef thinks that democracy may too often be glorified as a golden, infallible form of government, and that Americans may be too eager to throw it as a panacea toward any problem that arises.
As Week Four’s examination of the Egyptian experience continues at 10:45 a.m. today in the Amphitheater, the director of the Middle East program at the Center for Strategic and International Studies will moderate a discussion with spokesmen for two divergent contemporary Egyptian political perspectives.
When Dalia Mogahed took the Amphitheater stage twice last year, she remained calm and objective, bringing thoughtfulness, modesty and erudition to her display of a breadth of knowledge about Arab and American views of each other.
The world’s preeminent scholar on the American Revolution is visiting Chautauqua Institution to offer context for the current political climate in Egypt.
One of Chautauqua’s closest collaborators — and one of its biggest fans — will kick off the Week Four examination of “Emerging Citizenship: The Egyptian Experience” at 10:45 a.m. today in the Amphitheater.
Alberto Gonzales believes most Americans have no clue what their rights to privacy are.