The LSCF is proud to sponsor the Levy Lecture Series, an educational program for residents 55+ years who are passionate about learning. The series is free, but registration is required.
Lectures through July will be presented on Zoom. Register and you will be receive an email with easy-to-follow steps. Need more help? Watch this video. If you are still having trouble accessing the lectures, call the Foundation at (847) 238-2659.
Do you have questions about the Levy Lecture Series? We have answers.
Enjoy virtual lectures this summer biweekly through July.
Tuesday, September 14 at 1pm
If You Can't Stand the Heat... Women in Comedy
David Chack: teacher, artistic director
Presented via Zoom.
Come for laughs and a cultural overview of successful female comedians
including Phyllis Diller, Joan Rivers, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Tina Fey, Jenny Slate, Ali Wong, Tiffany Haddish and others. We'll explore how comedy--and women's roles within it--has changed over the past 70 years.
Tuesday, September 28 at 1pm
The Power of the Chinese Zodiac
Yvonne Wolf: cultural educator
Presented via Zoom.
The Chinese use the zodiac animals to inspire positive qualities in ourselves by learning from the natural world. The twelve zodiac signs were used to measure time, compatibility for marriage, compatibility with a chosen occupation, and many more areas in one’s life. Your Chinese zodiac animal may have hidden strength you previously were not aware of. Come and find out why life begins at age 60 in the Chinese world.
Note: Not all lectures are recorded.
Robert Watson | Professor of American History
Ava Thompson Greenwell | Teacher, Director "Mandela in Chicago"
Silvia Foti | Author, Journalist, Teacher
Mark Larson | Author, Teacher
Donna Washington | Storyteller, Spoken Word Recording Artist, Author
Michelle Nichols | Director of Public Observing, Astro Educator
Amanda Seligman | Professor of History, UWM, Author
David Chack | Teacher, Artistic Director
Patrick T. Reardon | Author, Journalist
Deb Wolf | Education, PR, and IDEA director, Sanford Lab
Jill Wine-Banks | Author, Attorney, Legal Analyst
Sheila Arnold | Teaching Artist
Wendy Pearlman | Author, Professor
John Anderson | Filmmaker, Producer, Musician
Fruteland Jackson | Author, Musician
Fred Guttenberg | Author
Rich Lindberg | Author, Journalist
Riva Lehrer | Author