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The 2021 Fall Semester of lectures, concerts, and courses will be live, in-person presentations in Asbury auditoriums with possible seating and mask restrictions. Should continuing COVID concerns force us to alter plans, changes will be posted around campus, on, and AVTV.

Most of the evening sessions will be recorded but will NOT be broadcast live on AVTV. Visit the Keese School's website, for current and past catalogs, and access to previous recorded presentations.
Recorded Videos for this semester are here 2021 Fall Videos
The following earlier talk will be rebroadcast on AVTV 975/976:
- October 27, 11am/10pm - "New York Trade Center on 9/11", Alice Wong and Averill Farrelly

The registration deadline has passed.
You can still attend a lecture or performance by paying the late-registration fee at the door, $2 for a lecture, $9 for a music event.
Please bring small bills to the registration table and show your name to help recognition.
If you view a recorded event for which you have not paid, we ask you to send the late-registration fee to Linda Pickle, Treasurer, Courtyard 353
We look forward to seeing you at our Fall 2021 lectures, concerts, and courses.

Changes in Keese School activities will be updated in emails, postings on AVTV, bulletin boards, and

Please donate to the Keese School Education Fund


#113 Asbury Methodist Village Stream Restoration, Mike Jones
Monday, October 25, 7:30 p.m. Hefner Auditorium

#114 Bach, Banjos, and the Hero’s Journey, John Bullard
Thursday, October 28, 7:30 p.m. Rosborough Theater

#115 Effective Tactics for Social Change and Criminal Justice Reform, Crystal R. Francis
Monday, November 1, 7:30 p.m. Hefner Auditorium

#116 Quest: Search for a Lost Brother, Dorothy Mbori
Thursday, November 4, 7:30 p.m. Parker Hall

#117 The Right to a Full Life, Debbie Fickenscher
Monday, November 8, 7:30 p.m. Hefner Auditorium

#118 History of the Land Grant Universities: Implications for Reparations, William Trueheart
Thursday, November 11, 7:30 p.m. Parker Hall

#119 Lessons in the Active Pursuit of Diversity from Fairhaven UMC , Geoff Kaiser, Rev. Gerry Green, Jr., and Fairhaven panelists
Monday, November 15, 7:30 p.m. Hefner Auditorium

#120 Why I Love Shakespeare (and You May, too?), Sandy Mack
Thursday, November 18, 7:30 p.m. Parker Hall

#121 Marijuana Legalization, Drug Decriminalization, Opioid Overdoses What makes sense with ‘mind altering’ drugs?, Eric E. Sterling
Monday, November 22, 7:30 p.m. Hefner Auditorium

#122/#123 Readers Theater at Asbury, Nancy Hirsche and Rollie Smith
Monday, November 29, and Thursday, December 2 (repeat), 7:30 p.m. Parker Hall


#150 Why Obey? An Introduction to Political Philosophy and the Ethics of Public Policy, Irving Spitzberg
Five classes Mondays, 2-3:30 p.m. in Parker Hall, and five follow-up discussion groups Wednesdays 7:00-8:00 p.m. on ZOOM
October 4 & 6, 11 & 13, 18 & 20, 25 & 27, November 1 & 3
Topic Change from catalog listing - Week 3 Focusing on Military and Civilian Leadership Standing Up to Trump

#151 Socrates, Stoicism, and the Philosophical Way of Life, Winston Davis, Instructor
Twelve consecutive Fridays, 10-12 a.m. Wallace Community Room
September 17 to December 3

#152 Understanding the New Testament, John Locke, Facilitator
Twelve consecutive Tuesdays, 10-11:30 Diamond Lifestyles Room
September 14 to November 30

#153 Writing Our Memoirs, Murray Schulman
Tuesdays, 2:00-3:30 p.m. Hefner Arts and Crafts Room
3rd Tuesday of each month: September 21, 2021, to January 18, 2022

#154 Stress Management Self-Care Strategies, Virginia Thorndike
Five Mondays, 10:00-11:30 a.m. Parker Hall
October 4, 11, 18, 25, and November 1

#155 Great Decisions, Patsy Brill and David Winfield, Coordinators
Four Tuesdays 2:00 to 3:30 p.m., Park View Club Room
Oct. 5 - The Korean Peninsula – Joon Kim, Speaker
Oct. 26 - Struggle over the melting Arctic – George Stosur, Speaker
Nov. 16 - Persian Gulf: Saudi Arabia vs Iran Rivalry – David Winfield, Speaker
Dec. 7 - Brexit and the European Union – Brenda Rosa, Speaker

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