“Let’s take it to the woods.”Read more
At 12:15 p.m. today at Smith Wilkes Hall, J.M. Adovasio will present “Meadowcroft: A Fascinating Window into the Past.” He will discuss the excavation of one of the earliest archeological sites of human habitation in the United States, Meadowcroft Rockshelter, located in southwestern Pennsylvania. Adovasio is the director of Mercyhurst Archaeological Institute in Erie, Pa.Read more
As a cardiologist, Dr. Steven J. Corwin values his experience caring for patients and tries to understand what patients are going through.
“I have been fortunate to bring that background to running a large mission,” he said. “We try to look at the whole comprehensive picture across the board. We have to put the patient first and be really committed to that. We can’t cure everybody, but we can care in a responsible way.”Read more
Landscape architect Dean Gowen will present “A New Vision for the Shoreline of Chautauqua Institution” for tonight’s Lake Walk, which begins at 6:30 p.m. The event is sponsored by the Bird, Tree & Garden Club in cooperation with the Chautauqua Watershed Conservancy.Read more
Özlem Denizmen, head of social investments for Doğuş Group — one of Turkey’s largest conglomerates — continues Chautauqua Institution’s weeklong exploration of “Turkey: Model for the Middle East?” with today’s 10:45 a.m. morning lecture in the Amphitheater. Denizmen’s talk will focus on her work promoting financial literacy and security among women in Turkey.
Denizmen was born in Turkey, educated in the United States and returned to Turkey to later become a leading entrepreneur and role model for women.Read more
“Butterflies” is the topic of the Bird, Tree & Garden Club Brown Bag at 12:15 p.m. today at Smith Wilkes Hall. Jeff Tome, senior naturalist at the Jamestown Audubon Society, will give a presentation on butterflies and show how he turned his yard into the perfect habitat for these beautiful creatures.Read more
While making plans for next season, Chautauquans may want to pencil in “Ken Burns” for Week Seven. Burns is returning to Chautauqua Institution after visits in 2009 and 2010; Week Seven’s theme is “A Week with Ken Burns: Historian, Documentarian and American Conscience.” Burns will be part of all the morning Amphitheater lectures that week. Some of his collaborators from throughout the years will also be part of the discussions.Read more