Historic Tales Imbue Winter Lectures at Roosevelt
Korecki, Natasha, Daily Herald (Arlington Heights, IL)
Byline: Natasha Korecki Daily Herald Staff Writer
Roosevelt University's Institute for Continued Learning will continue this month and next with its winter lecture series.
The lectures are held at 10:30 a.m. to noon on Wednesdays through March 6 at Roosevelt's Schaumburg campus, 1400 Roosevelt Boulevard.
The topics range from religion and politics to influential musical legends. They are free to the public.
Here's a rundown of lectures on the way:
- Wednesday: "Religion and the September Outrage." Ahmad Sadri, professor of sociology at Lake Forest College, examines such Western ideologies as fascism and anarchism as well as the politics of the Middle East and the nature of politicized Islam.
- Feb. 13: "You Can Pick Your Relatives." Presenter Mike Karsen looks at connecting or reconnecting with living relatives around the world. Karsen argues that by expanding the number of your own relatives, you can make new friends and thus "pick your relatives."
- Feb. …