Mon 2 Mar

Women in Modern Muslim Societies

Baher Ghosheh, Ph.D. When people think about Muslim women, the images that flash in their headsare the stereotypes perpetuated by our media. These stereotypes represent atiny slice of real... Read More »
Tue 3 Mar

Three Crises and a War

Benjamin Hett, Ph.D. Through three major crises – the Reichstag fire of February, 1933; the "Nightof the Long Knives" of June, 1934; and the Blomberg-Fritsch crisis of early1938 – Adol... Read More »
Tue 3 Mar

Elected Erie County Women - Corry

Judith Lynch, Ph.D. Lunch-and-Learn From the passing of the 19th Amendment, to the formation of the localchapter of the League of Women Voters, to Annette Young becoming the firstwoman e... 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.