Eclectic Mix of Free Lectures Offered at Cal State Fullerton
Art, television, the “obesity trifecta” and the science of sexual orientation are among the topics featured in a pair of lecture series being offered by Cal State Fullerton's Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) through April. The talks are open to the public free of charge.
Jan. 21-April 12
Cal State Fullerton, Ruby Gerontology Center’s Mackey Auditorium
800 N. State College Blvd., Fullerton, 92831
Best of Eclectics Series II
12:30 – 2 p.m. Thursdays
Jan. 21 — "Five European Masters: Monet, Matisse, Cezanne, Rembrandt and Hals" with artist William J. Havlicek
Feb. 4 — "Field Cancerization — Thinking Outside the 'Tumor'" by Marco Bisoffi, associate professor of biochemistry at Chapman University
Feb. 18 — "Television and its Relationship to U.S. Politics and Social Movements" by Allison Pearlman, assistant professor of film and media studies at UC Irvine
March 3 — "The Science of Sexual Orientation" with Richard Lippa, CSUF professor emeritus of psychology
March 17 — "Journalism and Academics" presented by Anthony Fellow, CSUF professor of communications
April 7 — "What's so Great About the 'Great Charter'? The 801st Anniversary of the Magna Carta" with Jochen Burgtorf,CSUF professor of history
Best of Eclectics Series I
10-11:30 a.m. Tuesdays
Jan. 26 — "Romeo and Juliet Across Media" with Julia Lupton, associate dean for research at UCI's School of Humanities
Feb. 9 — "Stress, Diet and Exercise: The Obesity Trifecta and Its Impact on Anxiety" by Jennifer Trevitt, CSUF associate professor of psychology
Feb. 23 — "Documentary, Daniel Friederich" by Jeff Cogan, associate professor of music and director of guitar studies and music technology at Chapman University
March 8 —"Curating and the Art of Southern California" presented by Mike McGee, CSUF associate professor of art and director of the Begovich Gallery
March 22 — "Finding Your Place in the World Through Writing" with Kate Maruyama, author of "Harrowgate"
April 12 — "The Sands of Time: Using Marine Sediments to Understand Changes in the Ocean, on Land and Climate From Days to Decades to Millennia" by Joe Carlin, CSUF assistant professor of geological sciences
$8 for a daily permit to park on campus Monday through Friday. Details are available online.
The OLLI Trolley provides transportation to and from the university's Parking Lot G. Schedule posted online.