History 

Topics:
Adolph Hitler and the Holocaust 
speaker: Christopher E. Kinsella






The American Presidency

speaker:
Christopher E. Kinsella
  Historical Women in Mathematics: A non-technical talk on the patterns found in the lives of women who have made significant contributions to what Gauss called "the queen of the sciences." The women considered range from Hypatia, an Egyptian philosopher and astronomer who is considered to be the first well-documented woman in mathematics; to Grace Hopper, an American computer scientist and United States Navy Rear Admiral.
speaker:
Michael Lanstrum
     
The Apocalypse of Adolf Hitler: This multimedia presentation focuses on the influence of apocalyptic thinking in the origins of Nazism.
speaker:
David Redles
  History of the Community College Movement
speaker: Angela Manella
     
Archiving Personal Memories: Topics include personal digital archiving, preserving your family memories, using archives for research, using archival collections to celebrate events and anniversaries, and a guide to the archives of Cuyahoga County.
speaker: Angela Manella
  History of Cuyahoga Community College: Founded in 1963 as Ohio's first community college,  Cuyahoga Community College has since provided high-quality, affordable education and programs to more than 900,000 members of our community. In this speech, archivist Angela Manella discusses the College's history and the items of historical significance that are preserved in the Cuyahoga Community College Archives.
speaker: Angela Manella
     
Archiving Professionally: Topics include using archives for research, using archival collections to celebrate events and anniversaries, recruiting and managing archive volunteers and interns, disaster planning for archives and museums, intro to records management for public entities in Ohio, intro to grant opportunities for archival collections in Ohio, and a guide to the archives of Cuyahoga County.
speaker: Angela Manella
 
Industrial History of Cleveland: a narrative history of the various industries that developed in the Cleveland area from 1940 to the end of the 20th century.
speaker:
David A. Bernatowicz



International Relations
speaker:
Christopher E. Kinsella
     
The Assassination of
John F. Kennedy:
This discussion will cover the activities leading up to the event and some of the more important questions that still leave many Americans suspicious about the events of November 22,1963. The speaker, Assistant Professor Kinsella, has walked the entire motorcade route in Dallas, visited the floor of the book store depository where Oswald shot from, examined the infamous Lincoln limousine, and stood in the space on Air Force One where Jackie Kennedy sat near her husband's coffin.
speaker:
Christopher E. Kinsella
  The Manhattan Project
speaker:
Christopher E. Kinsella



Mathematics of the Ancient Maya: The numeration system of the Ancient Maya was the most advanced of the Native Americans. An introduction to the Mayan mathematical system, as well as its use in their calendars, architecture, astronomy, and city-site plans will be discussed.
speaker:
Paul Rokicky



Nuclear Weapons
speaker:
Christopher E. Kinsella
     
Black Cleveland History: A Reflective Look Back: This presentation will take a look back at the role as well as importance that African-Americans played in crafting a presence in the Black Cleveland community. Topics explored will include, but are not limited to, the influence of African American politicians, inventors, film entertainers, athletes and musicians in the Cleveland community. This presentation will reflect on this history as well as instill self-confidence in the members of the audience to pursue their dreams.
speaker: Terry Echols

  The Poisoned Mind: Imagining Jews in Nazi Children's Literature: This multimedia presentation focuses on how the Nazis attempted to use children's literature to inculcate anti-Semitism into Germany's youth.
speaker:
David Redles



Theatre History: How does theatre intertwine with world history? Why do theatre historians make note that the first thing dictators do is shut down the theatres?
speaker:
Jeffrey Donnelly
     
The Cold War
speaker:
Christopher E. Kinsella



Ethnic History of Cleveland: a narrative history of the many ethnic groups that migrated to the Cleveland area from the early 19th to the 20th century. Included will be a discussion of the migration of the many ethnic groups to Cleveland, the places where they worked, the neighborhoods they developed and the effect they had on the history of the City of Cleveland.
speaker:
David A. Bernatowicz



The Evil Other: The Demonization of Jews in Nazi Anti-Semitism: This multimedia presentation focuses broadly on how the Nazis used propaganda to isolate and threaten Germany's, and the World's, Jewish population.
speaker:
David Redles



Final War, Final Solution: The Nazi Apocalyptic Mentality: This multimedia presentation focuses on how Nazi religiosity influenced the genesis of World War II and the Holocaust.
speaker:
David Redles




  Topics with limited availability:
Professor Emeritus James Banks speaks on the following topics, schedule permitting:

Artifacts of World War II


Barbed Wire Brotherhood: The POW experience introduced by Senator John McCain


Battle Scars: Portrait of an Army Hospital


The Veterans History Project of the Library of Congress and Partnership with the Crile Archives


Healing Others, Healing Ourselves: the History of the African American Nurse


Hitler's Last Gasp: the Battle of the Bulge


The History of Combat Medicine from World War I to the Present


Kent State: Reflections
     
     

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