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Tue 25 Sep

1968 Part IV – “Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow”: What Hath “The ‘60s” Wrought?

Andrew Roth, Ph.D. With more questions than answers, this fourth and concluding session of America in 1968 seeks to connect the events of 1968 with their consequences in the 1970s &ndash... Read More »
Wed 26 Sep

Russia and the U.S.: 100 Years Of Rivalry - Lecture 3

For more than 100 years, since the Bolshevik Revolution, the relationship between the U.S. and Russia has been fraught with conflict and suspicion. The class will exam... Read More »
Thu 27 Sep

American Short Stories - Session 3

Marjorie Podolsky, M.Ed. These stories, culled from the Scribner Anthology of Contemporary Short Fiction: 50 North American Short Stories Since 1970, "continue to haunt us. . . [as] stories th... Read More »

Advancing Community Progress in Erie, Pennsylvania

The Jefferson Educational Society (JES) of Erie is a nonprofit institution where conversations commence and ideas take action. We were founded to promote civic enlightenment and community progress for the Erie Region through the study, research, and discussion of those ideas and events that have influenced the human condition. The Society offers courses, seminars, and lectures which explain the central ideas that have formed the past, assist in exploring the present, and offer guidance to enhance the civic future of the Erie Region.