AUTUMN Lectures 2019

Autumn 2019 Lectures

OLLI-UW Lectures feature one-hour talks from experts on a wide range of subjects. 
**OLLI-UW members are invited to bring lunch and a guest to these free events, scheduled about once a month.

To sign up for one or more Lectures scroll down to the location and follow the link.  

Issaquah – University House
22975 SE Black Nugget Road, Issaquah, WA 98029
The Lecture series at University House is sponsored by Era Living
To register for lectures at University House, click here
*Light refreshments provided

Stories of Human Migration: From the Great Rift Valley to the Pacific Northwest
Speaker:  David Fenner
Date:  Friday, September 20, 2019
Time:  11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Conversations with Yggdrasil: the World Tree in Norse Mythology
Speaker:  Lars Jenner
Date:  Friday, October 25, 2019
Time:  11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Black Holes Are (Almost) Out of Sight
Speaker:  Julie Lutz
Date:  Friday, November 22, 2019
Time:  11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Who Put the Bomp? The Story of Doo-wop
Speaker:  John Jensen
Date:  Friday, December 13, 2019
Time:  11:00 AM - 12:00 PM


Mercer Island – Stroum Jewish Community Center
3801 East Mercer Way, Mercer Island, WA 98040
The Lunch & Learn series at the J is sponsored by Stroum Jewish Community Center and The Summit.
To register for lectures at the JCC, click here
*Please feel free to bring your own lunch from 12-12:30 to lunch and mingle before the talk begins at 12:30 PM.

A House in Scheveningen: Harriet’s Journey to the United States
Speaker:  Harriet Mendels
Date:  Tuesday, September 17, 2019
Time:  10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
This talk is in partnership with Temple De Hirsch Sinai's Endless Opportunities.

Mexico Today
Speaker:  Carlos Gil
Date:  Thursday, October 17, 2019
Time:  12:00 PM - 1:30 PM*

Black Holes Are (Almost) Out of Sight
Speaker:  Julie Lutz
Date:  Thursday, November 21, 2019
Time:  12:00 PM - 1:30 PM*


Stories of Human Migration: From the Great Rift Valley to the Pacific Northwest
Speaker:  David Fenner
Date:  Thursday, December 19, 2019
Time:  12:00 PM - 1:30 PM*


Mukilteo - Rosehill Community Center
304 Lincoln Avenue, Mukilteo, WA 98275 
The Lunch & Learn series at Rosehill Community Center is sponsored by the City of Mukilteo and the Mukilteo Senior Association
To register for lectures at Rosehill Community Center, click here
*Please feel free to bring your own lunch from 11:30-12:00 to lunch and mingle before the talk begins at 12:00 PM.

Let It Not Happen Again: Lessons of the Japanese American Exclusion
Speaker:  Clarence Moriwaki
Date:  Tuesday, September 3, 2019
Time:  11:30 AM- 1:00 PM*
 

The Poetic Apothecary: Poems for Healing and Comfort
Speaker:  Judith Adams
Date:  Tuesday, October 1, 2019
Time:  11:30 AM- 1:00 PM*

Putin on the Blitz? A Wary Look at Russia Today
Speaker:  David Fenner
Date:  Tuesday, November 5, 2019
Time:  11:30 AM- 1:00 PM*

Sometimes Heroes: America's Changing Relationships with its Veterans
Speaker:  Jeb Wyman
Date:  Tuesday, December 3, 2019
Time:  11:30 AM- 1:00 PM*



Redmond - Trilogy at Redmond Ridge 
23225 NE Greens Crossing Rd, Redmond, WA  98053 
To register for lectures at Trilogy, click here
*Please feel free to bring your own lunch from 12-12:30 to lunch and mingle before the talk begins at 12:30 PM.

Civil Conversations in an Angry Age
Speaker:  David Smith
Date:  Friday, September 6, 2019
Time:  12:00 PM - 1:30 PM*
 

Are Salmon Doomed? Hatching a Plan to Save a Northwest Icon
Speaker:  Nick Bond
Date:  Friday, October 4, 2019
Time:  12:00 PM - 1:30 PM*
 

Putin on the Blitz? A Wary Look at Russia Today
Speaker:  David Fenner
Date:  Friday, November 1, 2019
Time:  12:00 PM - 1:30 PM*

Who was Chief Seattle?
Speaker:  David Buerge
Date:  Tuesday, December 3, 2019
Time:  12:00 PM - 1:30 PM*


Seattle- The Lakeshore 
11448 Rainier Avenue S, Seattle, WA 98178
The Lecture series at The Lakeshore is sponsored by Era Living
To register for lectures at The Lakeshore, click here
* Light refreshments provided. 

Stories of Human Migration: From the Great Rift Valley to the Pacific Northwest
Speaker:  David Fenner
Date:  Friday, September 27, 2019
Time:  2:00 PM – 3:00 PM


Conversations with Yggdrasil: the World Tree in Norse Mythology
Speaker:  Lars Jenner
Date:  Friday, October 25, 2019
Time:  2:00 PM – 3:00 PM


A New Day for Privacy? Time Will Tell
Speaker:  Ryan Calo
Date:  Friday, November 22, 2019
Time:  2:00 PM – 3:00 PM



Seattle - Mirabella (Downtown) 
116 Fairview Ave. N, Seattle, WA 98109
To register for lectures at Mirabella, click here

The End of Atticus Finch?
Speaker:  Michelle Liu
Date:  Wednesday, September 11, 2019
Time:  12:00 PM- 1:00 PM

Turkey and the Rise of Authoritarianism
Speaker:  David Fenner
Date:  Wednesday, October 9, 2019
Time:  12:00 PM- 1:00 PM


Women’s Suffrage Movement in Washington
Speaker:  James Rigali
Date:  Wednesday, November 13, 2019
Time:  12:00 PM- 1:00 PM


Who was Chief Seattle?
Speaker:  David Buerge
Date:  Wednesday, December 11, 2019
Time:  12:00 PM- 1:00 PM