Midweek Medley

Outstanding Rice University faculty and other experts from the arts, sciences and humanities provide insights on topics ranging from India to Irving Berlin, with a different subject at every session.

ACC lawn, building and auditorium

Covering a wide range of topics, this six-week lecture series examines a different subject at every session. Outstanding Rice University faculty and other experts from the arts, sciences and humanities share insights on topics ranging from India to Irving Berlin. This series offers a unique opportunity to sample the diverse course content and instructors featured at the Glasscock School of Continuing Studies.

Details

Sectionsort ascending Instructor Format Schedule start date
GRET2001.S18.1 Midweek Medley Instructors On-campus 1:30–3 p.m. Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Instructor: Midweek Medley Instructors

March 21. “The Music of Irving Berlin and George M. Cohan.” Debra Dickinson, M.A., artist teacher of Opera Studies, Rice University Shepherd School of Music

March 28. “The History of Houston’s Growth.” Jim Parsons, programs director, Preservation Houston

April 4. “Great Animal Migrations.” Glenn Olsen, former vice president of education, Houston Audubon Society

April 11. “Tchaikovsky: Master of Emotion.” Carlos Andrés Botero, musical ambassador and assistant conductor, Houston Symphony

April 18. “An Armchair Tour of India.” Sravana Borkataky-Varma, Ph.D., adjunct faculty member of philosophy and religion, University of North Carolina-Wilmington

April 25. “Thomas Jefferson.” John Boles, Ph.D., William Pettus Hobby professor of history, Rice University

A short reception immediately follows the last class on April 25.

Term: Spring/Summer 2018

Start Date: March 21, 2018

End Date: Apr. 25, 2018

Schedule: 1:30–3 p.m.

Length: Six Wednesdays

Location: Rice campus

Fee: $125

CEUs: 0.9

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