Summer Program NY Chautauqua Series
Friday, June 21
10:00 am    “Seven Dirty Words” with New York Times Op-Ed writer Bari Weiss. Since George Carlin rocked the ‘70s with his language, it seems nothing is sacred, and everything can be said and seen.  The very notions of decency, of civility, of tolerance, seem almost embarrassing in their earnestness. Weiss proposes a net set: the I-word, H-word, the other P-word, E-word, J-word, R-word and D-word. HP/CHP

Friday, June 28
10:00 am    “Work, Life and Happiness after 50: How to go from Strength to Strength.”  Economist, author and president of the American Enterprise Institute, 54-year-old Arthur Brooks spoke to just that in his lecture which closed the Week Six theme:  The Changing Nature of Work.  HP/CHP

Friday, July 5
10:00 am    “Overcoming Political Tribalism and Reclaiming American Democracy.” Yale University law professor Amy Chua contends in her book, Political Tribes: Group Instinct and the Fate of Nations, that America is at a crossroads and the way forward is to reclaim our original model of America.  HP/CHP

Friday, July 12
10:00 am    The Art of Play.  HP/CHP

Friday, July 19
10:00 am    “Orders to Kill: The Putin Regime and Political Murder,” presented by Dr. Amy Knight. This is the latest book on Russia authored by Dr. Knight, an expert in Russian history and culture at the Library of Congress.  HP/CHP

Friday, July 26
10:00 am    “Unbelievable,” presented by Bishop John Shelby Spong. He presents a summation of his findings after many years of scholarship, publishing and church leadership. He ends with his 12 theses in the spirit of modern church reformation. HP/CHP