10/28/16 - "Fresnel’s Brilliant Idea: Triumph and Contention in the History of Lighthouse Optics"
Theresa Levitt, Associate Professor of History, University of Mississippi

11/11/16 - "Hearing King David: Listening for Lost Voices in Historical Fiction"
Geraldine Brooks, author of five historical novels, 2006 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction

12/2/16 - “Together – You Can Do Anything!”
Dick Hoyt, retired Lt. Colonel and inspirational speaker

1/6/17 - "Science Denial: From Anti-Vaxers and Climate “Skeptics” to the Ark Park. Why it Continues and Why it Matters"
Kenneth R. Miller, Professor of Biology, Brown University

2/3/17 - "Defining the Diva: From Maria Callas to Adele"
F. Paul Driscoll, editor-in-chief, Opera News

2/24/17 - "Climate Impacts in the Circumpolar Region: An Archaeological Perspective on the Present"
William Fitzhugh, Director, Arctic Studies Center, Smithsonian Institution and Visiting Professor, Dartmouth College