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Announcing the Winter Lecture Series

LLM announces another outstanding winter lecture season, offered virtually only.

On Tuesdays from January 9 to February 27, 2024, Dr. Christopher DiCarlo is presenting Critically Thinking About Important Issues and on Thursdays from January 11 to February 29, 2024, Marta O’Brien brings us Great Modern Architects.  LLM is pleased to be featuring these renowned speakers and their unique and interesting topics this winter.

The virtual lecture format is:

 10:00 a.m. to 11:10 a.m.        Lecture        

 11:10 a.m. to 11:20 a.m.         Brief Break             

 11:20 a.m. to 12:00 noon       Q&A             

 12:00 noon                              Lecture ends             

Please note that all lectures will be recorded. These recordings will be available to all participants for one week. Every week you will receive an email with a link to the recording.

LLM’s two virtual lecture series will be something to look forward to this winter.



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Critically Thinking About Important Issues

In this lecture series, Dr. Christopher DiCarlo – a philosopher, author and educator – will examine and discuss a wide variety of topics dealing with some of the most important issues that face us today. These will be examined through the lens of Critical Thinking and range from concepts of ethics and love to the social and political issues of abortion and euthanasia. Other topics will include the God of Spinoza and Einstein, evolution versus creationism, and how to deal with misinformation, disinformation and conspiracy theories.

Great Modern Architects

Learn about the lives and works of eight of the West’s most innovative architects of the past 100 years, concentrating on the post‑1960 era. We’ll examine the unique buildings of Spain’s Gaudì, the humanistic works of Finland’s Aalto, the creativity of Canada’s Erickson, the futuristic designs of Britain’s Hadid, and more. You’ll learn about architects not well known outside the design community, including Swiss partners Herzog and de Meuron. While viewing hundreds of images, see if you agree with the accolades these remarkable architects have received.


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