Midweek Medley

Daytime course begins.

Outstanding Rice University faculty and other experts from the arts, sciences and humanities provide insights on topics ranging from Antarctica to Haydn to the microbiome. This lecture-style sampler series offers a different subject each week.  ALL NEW LECTURES


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GRET2001.F17.1 Midweek Medley Instructors On-campus 1:30–3 p.m. Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Instructor: Midweek Medley Instructors

Oct. 4. “Haydn: Father of the Symphony.” Carlos Andrés Botero, musical ambassador and assistant conductor, Houston Symphony

Oct. 11. “The Future of the Human Microbiome.” Scott Solomon, Ph.D., professor in the practice in the Department of BioSciences, Rice University

Oct. 18. “The Golden Age of Sound and Music in the Movies.” Arthur Gottschalk, D.M.A., professor of music composition and theory, Rice University Shepherd School of Music

Oct. 25. “An Earth Scientist’s Guide to Antarctica.” Julia S. Wellner, Ph.D., assistant professor, University of Houston Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences

Nov. 1. “Houston on the Move: How Transportation Shaped the Bayou City.” Jim Parsons, director of special projects, Preservation Houston

Nov. 8. “Something Wonderful: Rodgers and Hammerstein on Broadway.” Debra Dickinson, M.A., artist-teacher of Opera Studies, Rice University Shepherd School of Music (A short reception will immediately follow the last class on Nov. 8.)

Term: Fall 2017

Start Date: Oct. 04, 2017

End Date: Nov. 08, 2017

Schedule: 1:30–3 p.m.

Length: Six Wednesdays

Location: Rice campus

Fee: $125

CEUs: 0.9

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