COMPLETE ARCHIVE

2019-2020

JAMES FORMAN, JR.: Friday, November 15 at 7:30 PM at The Salisbury School
DOUGLAS SCHWARTZ: Friday, October 18, 2019 at 7:30 PM at Housatonic Valley Regional High School
PETER BAKER: Friday, September 20 at 7:30 PM at The Hotchkiss School, Lakeville, CT


2018-2019

BEN BRANTLEY: "Theater in 2019": 7:30 PM, Friday, May 17, 2019 at The Hotchkiss School, Lakeville, CT
RICHARD FULLER: "Solving World Pollution" — 7:30 PM, Friday, April 12, 2019 at The Salisbury School, Salisbury, CT
UPROOTING ADDICTION: 11:30 AM, Sunday, January 27, 2019, The Moviehouse, Millerton, NY
CHRIS ESTES: "America's Housing Crisis" — 7:30 PM, Friday, December 7, 2018 at the Hotchkiss School, Lakeville, CT
JOSHUA GINSBERG: "Why I'm an Environmental Optimist" — 7:30 PM, Friday, November 9, 2018, at Housatonic Valley Regional High School in Falls Village, CT
TOM NICHOLS: "The Campaign Against Knowledge — The Threat to Democracy" -- 7:30 PM, Friday October 19, 2018, at Housatonic Valley Regional High School in Falls Village, CT

2017-2018

CIVIC LIFE PROJECT: Student-Produced Documentaries: 11:30 AM Sunday, June 10, 2018, The Moviehouse, Millerton, NY
RAY SUAREZ: "Getting Ready for the Next America: The Fight Over Who We'll Be" -- 7:30 PM, Friday, April 27, 2018 at Housatonic Valley Regional High School in Falls Village, CT
PAMELA TATGE: "Dance in the 21st Century" -- 7:30 PM, Friday, March 9, 2018 at Hotchkiss School
PLASTIC OCEAN: 11:30 AM, Sunday, January 21, 2018, The Moviehouse, Millerton, NY
MARTIN SMITH: "Proxy Wars in the Middle East: Iran, Saudi Arabia, and the US" -- 7:30 PM, Friday, December 1, 2017, The Salisbury School
AKHIL REED AMAR: "The Constitution Today" -- 7:30 PM, Friday, October 27, 2017, Salisbury School
STEVE COLL: "Journalism in the Age of Trump" -- 7:30 PM, Friday, September 22, 2017, The Hotchkiss School


2016-2017

CIVIC LIFE PROJECT: Student Documentaries: 11:30 AM Sunday, June 11, 2017, The Moviehouse, Millerton, NY
DOUGLAS TALLAMY: Bringing Nature Home, 7:30 PM, Friday, May 12, 2017, Hotchkiss
GEORGE RUPP: Refuge From Conflicts, 7:30 PM, Friday, April 21, 2017, Housatonic Valley Regional High School
KIM A. SNYDER: NEWTOWN: 11:30 AM, Sunday, January 29, 2017, The Moviehouse, Millerton, NY
ADAM GOPNIK: 7:30 PM, Friday, Dec. 2, Housatonic Valley Regional High School
ANNE GARRELS: 7:30 PM, Oct. 21, 2016, The Salisbury School
LYNN PASQUERELLA: The Value of a Liberal Arts Education, 7:30 PM, Friday, Sept. 23rd Salisbury School


2015-2016

CIVIC LIFE PROJECT: Sunday, June 12th, 11:30AM, The Millerton Moviehouse
FIROOZEH KASHANI-SABET: The U.S. and Iran, 7:30 PM, Friday, April 15th, The Salisbury School
RALPH NADAR: Housatonic Valley Regional High School, 7:30 PM, March 4, 2016
MILLIONAIRES' UNIT: 11:15 AM, January 17, 2016, The Moviehouse in Millerton
PAUL GOLDBERGER: Why Architecture Matters 7:30PM, Friday December 11, 2015 The Hotchkiss School, Walker Auditorium
JAMES BUCKLEY: Saving Congress from Itself: Salisbury School, 7:30 PM, Friday, Oct. 2, 2015
BOB MANKOFF: The Power of Cartoons: 7:30 PM, Friday, September 18, 2015, Hotchkiss School, Walker Auditorium


2014-2015

CIVIC LIFE PROJECT: Student Documentaries: Millerton Moviehouse, 11:30 AM, Sunday, June 7, 2015
FLORENCE TAN: Exploring Mars: Following Curiosity, May 1, 2015, 7:30 PM, HVRHS
DAVID DEFERRANTI: Up From Poverty: Can Africa Catch Up To Asia, HVRHS, Feb. 27, 2015, 7:30PM
KIDS FOR CASH: Millerton Moviehouse, Feb. 1, 2015, 11:15AM
AMY CHUA: The Triple Package: How Three Unlikely Traits Explain the Rise and Fall of Cultural Groups In America, Salisbury Congregational Church, Nov. 14, 2014, 7:30PM
RICHARD ELMORE: The Future of Learning And The Prospects for Schooling: October 10, 7:30PM, The Hotchkiss School
DOUGLAS SCHWARTZ: Political Polling-How do they do it?: September 5th, 7:30PM, The Salisbury School


2013-2014

ELIZABETH KOLBERT: The Sixth Extinction 7:30PM, May 2, 2014, The Salisbury School
THOMAS GRAHAM: Russia's Strategic Challenges: 7:30PM, Friday, March 21, 2014 Housatonic Valley Regional High School
GIRL RISING: 11:30AM, Sunday, January 26, 2014, The Moviehouse, Millerton, NY
DAVID KIRKPATRICK: The Internet of Everything, 7:30PM, December 6, 2013, The Salisbury School
NICHOLAS SCOVILLE: A Life In Science: Exploring The Universe, 7:30PM, October 18, 2013 The Hotchkiss School
RICHARD BLANCO: Inaugural Poet, Sept. 27, 2013, 7:30PM Housatonic Valley Regional High School


2012-2013

CIVIC LIFE PROJECT: From Students To Citizens, June 7, 2013, 7:30PM Housatonic Valley Regional High School
RICHARD COHEN: Hate and Extremism In The United States, Friday, April 19, 2013, 7:30PM, The Hotchkiss School
LAST CALL AT THE OASIS: Sunday, January 27, 2013, 11:30AM, The Moviehouse, Millerton, NY
MARK BITTMAN: "The Future of Food" Mark Bittman, Friday, Dec. 7, 2012, 8:00PM The Salisbury School
JAMES F. HOGE, JR.: "The Rise of China and the Challenge to America", Friday, Oct. 26, 2012, 7:30PM, Housatonic Valley Regional High School
SHEENA IYENGAR: The Art of Choosing, The Hotchkiss School, Friday, Sept. 7, 2012 7:30PM


2011-2012

RICH WILSON: Race France To France Friday, May 18, 2012, 7:30PM, Seifert Theater, Salisbury School
PAUL M. KENNEDY: The Engineers of Victory Friday, April 20, 2012 7:30PM, Elfers Hall, Eastman Music Center, The Hotchkiss School
HUMAIN TERRAIN: February 26, 2012: War Becomes Academic Film Screening @ 11:30AM The Moviehouse, Millerton, NY
ANTHONY T. KRONMAN: The Humanities In The Age of Disenchantment, December 2, 2011, 7:30PM, Seifert Theater, Salisbury School, Salisbury, CT
MARK J. PLOTKIN: Rainforest Conservation & The Search for New Jungle Medicine, September 16, 2011, 7:30PM, The Hotchkiss School, Walker Auditorium, Lakeville, CT.


2010-2011

KAREN DAVIS: U.S. Healthcare: Why Not The Best?, May 13, 2011
ROBIN KELSEY: "How Photography Has Changed Our Lives: Performing for the Camera, from Daguerreotype to Facebook"; April 8, 2011, 7:30pm
END OF THE LINE: Sam Waterston at The Moviehouse in Millerton, NY, February 27, 2011, 11am
ORVILLE SHELL: The U.S. and China - A Question Of Our Common Interests, October 15, 2010
MARYAM ELAHI: Conflict and Peace - Why Should Women Be At The Table?, September 24, 2010


2009-2010

PETER OSNOS: Good Books; Quality News: Publishing and Journalism in the Digital Age, Friday, June 4, 2010 7:30 PM at The Hotchkiss School
CONSTITUTION IN OUR MIDST: 7:30 p.m. on Friday, May 14, 2010 at Housatonic Valley Regional High School
AKHIL REED AMAR and TODD BREWSTER: The Presidency in the Age of Obama Friday, April 9, 2010, 7:30 PM at Salisbury School
DORIS MEISSNER: Immigration in America: What's in Store?, March 1, 2010


2008-2009

MALCOM MCKENZIE: Learning From and For the World: Reflections of an International Educator, June 9, 2009
MARTIN SMITH: Inside Pakistan's Tribal Areas: Al-Qaeda, the Taliban, and the Limits of US Power, April 17, 2009
AKHIL REED AMAR and TODD BREWSTER: The Perfect President, October 24, 2008
WILLIAM SCHLESINGER: The Impact of Global Warming on New England, September 12, 2008


2007-2008

DANIEL CALLAHAN: Ethical Issues in Universal Healthcare: Are Medical Progress and Equal Access Compatible?, June 6, 2008
MUQTEDAR KHAN: The Future of Islam in the West, April 25, 2008
JOHN THORNTON: China: Our Partner in the World's Future, November 17, 2007
AKHIL REED AMAR: America's Unwritten Constitution: Between the Lines and Beyond the Text, September 14, 2007


2006-2007

BRUCE S FOWLE: Designing a Green Lifestyle, June 8, 2007
EVAN DOBELLE: Global Competitiveness and the Challenge to American Education, April 13, 2007
DEBORAH RICHTER: Healthcare for all Americans, December 8, 2006
AKHIL REED AMAR: The Constitution and the Balance of Powers, October 20, 2006


2005-2006

DAN RATHER: The News — What Shouldn't Change, June 9, 2006
MARTIN MARTY: Religious and Political Fundamentalism: Around the World, Down the Block, and on the Ballot, April 21, 2006
ROGER LIDDELL and JIM MOTAVALLI: Energy-Running on Empty? - Practical Tips on Energy Savings, December 2, 2005 and February, 12, 2006
SANDER VANCOUR: Can Democracy Survive the Media?, November 4, 2005