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Thursday, September 10, 2015 at 6:45 PM

Scholar George Scheper surveys Oaxaca’s rich cultural history over the centuries, from the domestication of maize corn more than 10,000 years ago to the emergence of Oaxaca as a contemporary arts center today.

 

Thursday, September 24, 2015 at 6:45 PM

Wander along with Rome expert George Sullivan as he leads you down one of Rome’s most beautiful streets. It’s one that bursts with the beauty of baroque churches and other architectural wonders—rather than tourists. (World Art History Certificate elective)

 

Tuesday, September 29, 2015 at 7:00 PM

For many vacationers, the road less traveled (and more enjoyed) is one that’s navigated alone. Travel writer Ellen Perlman extols the fun and freedom of planning an itinerary for one.

 

Saturday, October 17, 2015 at 9:30 AM

The intertwined yet distinctive cultural heritages of Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania reveal themselves in dazzling medieval guild halls, towering Gothic cathedrals, Russian Orthodox churches, Baroque palaces, and extraordinary art nouveau buildings. Art historian Ursula Rehn Wolfman leads a look at the region’s history and dazzling and diverse architecture.

 

Thursday, December 3, 2015 at 6:45 PM

The popular travel expert Rick Steves shares strategies on how to make the most of every mile, minute, and euro on your next European adventure.

 

 

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