Lecture Recordings

2021 May LECTURES

May 11
Bradley Graham and Lissa Muscatine, Politics and Prose

May 13
Christine Grady, Connecting Bioethics and COVID

May 18
Maria Arana, Silver, Sword, and Stone: Three Crucibles in the Latin American Story

May 24
Rose Gottermoeller, Negotiating the New START Treaty

May 25
Daniel Goldman, Lessons Learned from the Impeachments of Donald Trump: Is Impeachment a Viable Means of Accountability?


2021 SPRING lectures

March 5
Michael Abramowitz, Freedom in the World

March 12
Sanford J. Ungar, The Paradox of Free Speech in America

March 26
Robert Einhorn, Nuclear Negotiation with Iran and North Korea

April 2
Mark Leithauser, Moving Walls and Making Space: Designing Exhibits at the National Gallery
This is the prerecorded part of the lecture.

April 9
OLLI at AU Annual Meeting

April 16
Raymond Caldwell, Making Theater Meaningful in DC and Beyond

April 23
Adam Rothman, Georgetown Slavery, Memory, and Reconciliation Initiative

April 30
William Howell, Populism and the Presidency


January 2021 lectures

January 8
Jack Bray, Face to Face He Told Hitler “No”

January 15
Norman J. Ornstein, Governing Ahead: Where Do We Go From Here?

January 22
Kevin Bushweller,
How COVID-19 Is Transforming K-12 Education: What the Public Needs to Know

January 29
Nathan Billig, On Growing Older and Wiser and Joining a Village

FALL 2020 lectures

September 25
W. Neil Eggleston, Reflections on Attorney General Barr’s 2019 speeches to Notre Dame and the Federalist Society

October 2
George Derek Musgrove, Race and Police Reform in the Nation's Capital

October 9
Joel Charny

October 16
Ambassador E. Michael Southwick, Commemoration of the 75th Anniversary of the United Nations

October 30

Glenn Frankel, The Hollywood Blacklist and the Making of  High Noon

November 6
Jason Samenow, How Is Climate Changing Affecting Washington’s Weather?

November 13
Fanchon Silberstein, Art inSight: Understanding Art and Why it Matters

November 20
Dorothy Butler Gilliam, Thoughts on Journalism and Diversity: A Conversation with Judy Havemann

December 4
Judith Welles, Grit and Gusto: Farmerettes and Suffragettes on the Homefront in WWI