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Ripon College kicks off Summer Heritage Lecture Series

5:10 PM, Jun. 18, 2013  |  Comments
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Four Ripon College faculty members are set to deliver lectures on a wide range of topics this summer, including jazz, visual arts, foreign policy and World War I as part of a new Summer Heritage Lecture Series. The lectures, which are open to the public, are part of an effort to increase lifelong learning opportunities in the Ripon and Green Lake areas and in surrounding communities.

The following lectures are set for Summer 2013:

June 28: Foreign Policy in the Age of Obama

Presented by Ripon College President Zach Messitte

Location: East Hall (Ransom St.), Ripon College, Ripon, WI

Time: 9:30-10:15 a.m. reception; 10:15-11:30 a.m. lecture

Price: $20; Assorted rolls, coffee and juice will be provided.

July 5: Wisconsin Jazz Stories

Featuring Wisconsin Native and Music Director

at Manhattan's "Jazz Church" Ike Sturm

Presented by Professor of Music Kurt Dietrich

Location: Thrasher Opera House Annex, 510 Mill St., Green Lake, WI

Time: 5:15-6:30 p.m. reception and lecture;

7:30 p.m. concert by Ike Sturm Ensemble (concert tickets $20)

Price: $20 for lecture and reception only, featuring heavy hors d'oeuvres, wine and beer; $35 special package includes lecture, reception and concert ticket.

July 26: "You're Invisible Now" (Current Work)

Byzantine Iconography, Midwestern Landscape & Country Music

Presented by Associate Professor of Art Rafael Salas

Location: Town Square, Green Lake, WI

Time: 5-5:30 p.m. reception; 5:30-6:15 p.m. discussion;

6:15-7 p.m. tour of Arts of Daycholah Gallery

Price: $20; Local hors d'oeuvres and wine from Green Lake's Home Grown Market will be provided.

August 1: The 100 Year Anniversary of World War I:

A Look Back at the War That Shaped a Century

Presented by Associate Professor of History Rebecca Matzke

Location: Hilton Theater, EAA AirVenture Museum, Oshkosh, WI

Time: 3-5 p.m.

Price: Free with admission to EAA AirVenture.

For more information and to register, visit ripon.edu/summerlectures or call 1-877-231-0455.

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