Winter Park Institute

2009-2010 Season

From Jean-Michel Cousteau to Leon Fleisher, re-live the 2009-2010 Rollins Winter Park Institute season.

October 23, 2009
Jean-Michel Cousteau: The Great Ocean Adventure

Speakers

  • September 28, 2009
    Slavoj Zizek: Zizek and Film; A Theorist's Commentary
    Philosopher and cultural critic
  • October 15, 2009
    Alejandro Toledo: A Social Agenda for Democracy in Latin America
    Former President of Peru and political activist
  • October 22, 2009
    Thane Maynard: Hope for Animals and Their World
    Director of Cincinnati Zoo
  • October 22, 2009
    William Greider: The Future of the American Dream
    National Affairs correspondent
  • October 23, 2009
    Panel 1: Politics and the Economy
  • October 23, 2009
    Jean-Michel Cousteau: The Great Ocean Adventure
    Marine explorer, activist, educator, and filmmaker
  • November 5, 2009
    Glenn Miller: The Hubble Space Telescope and What It Has Revealed About Our Universe
    Astronomer at the Space Telescope Science Institute
  • November 10, 2009
    Adis Vila: The Role of State Governments in Attracting Foreign Direct Investments
    Multi-lingual and multi-cultural business executive
  • November 18, 2009
    Wayne Wiegand: Main Street Public Library; Community Places and Reading Space in the Heartland, 1865-1965
    Historian and director of the Florida Book Awards
  • January 14, 2010
    Terry Teachout: The Truth About Satchmo; Why Louis Armstrong Still Matters
    Wall Street Journal Theater Critic and Author
  • February 2, 2010
    Jacob Park: Reconfiguring Place, Identity, and Citizenship in an Era of Global Economic and Environmental Insecurity
    Scholar and associate professor of business strategy and sustainability
  • February 18, 2010
    Leon Fleisher and Katherine Jacobsin Fleisher: The Fleisher Duo
    Renowned Concert Pianists: Leon Fleisher and Katherine Jacobson Fleisher
  • March 25, 2010
    Jules Feiffer: "My Life and Funny Times"
    Pulitzer Prize-winning cartoonist, playwright, screenwriter, and children's book author and illustrator
  • March 26, 2010
    Marsha Norman: Writing for the Theater: A Survival Guide!
    Pulitzer Prize-winning dramatist
  • March 26, 2010
    Billy Collins, Jules Feiffer, and Marsha Norman: The Arts and Social Responsibility; A Symposium
    Three influential writers: Billy Collins, Jules Feiffer, and Marsha Norman
  • April 22, 2010
    Jaron Lanier: You Are Not A Gadget, A Manifesto
    Computer scientist, composer, visual artist, author, and creator of the phrase "Virtual Reality"