Fridays@1 programs present a well-known speaker on a newsworthy subject to LP2 members, the CUNY community and the general public 3 times each semester. These presentations, which are followed by a Q&A session, provide intellectual stimulation and a chance for the community to come together.
Check out the LP2 YouTube Playlist of Fridays@1 events. Full recordings of past Fridays@1 (and, previously, Fridays@3) events dating back to the Fall of 2020 are included and all future Fridays@1 will be added going forward.
Among these great programs are:
- Harold Holzer, “The Presidents vs the Press”
- Kathleen Hall Jamieson, “Can Russian hackers and trolls influence the 2020 election?”
- Martin J. Blaser,?“How a perturbed microbiome fuels modern epidemics”
- Baba Brinkman, “The Rap Guide to Climate Change”
- Frank Wu, “Diversity and Democracy: What would you have done during WWII?”
- Christian Davenport Discusses his book “The Space Barons”
- Clint Smith, “How the Word is Passed: A Reckoning with the History of Slavery across America”
- Norma Grossman Memorial Lecture: Ellen Zweibel, “The James Webb Telescope: A Keyhole into the Past”NOW PLAYING
- Jacqueline Woodson, “On Writing: How I got Here”
- Navina Najat Haidar, “Islamic Art in the Metropolitan Museum of Art”
- Jennifer Homans, “Mr. B, George Balanchine’s Twentieth Century”
- Michael Beckley and Hal Brands, “Danger Zone: The Coming Conflict with China”
- Kelly Lythe Hernandez, “Bad Mexicans: Race, Empire, and Revolution in the Borderlands
Watch one you missed or rewatch one you loved. Share the link to this page or to the YouTube playlist with friends and family.