Tue 29 Jan

Cuban Missile Crisis: Secrets Revealed

George Deutsch, B.A. Cuban Missile Crisis: Secrets RevealedVirtually all historians agree that during the Cuban Missile Crisis, the worldcame the closest to nuclear war than at any time be... Read More »
Tue 29 Jan

Great Books Discussion Course

Corrine Egan, B.A. Join the popular Great Books discussion group which uses Shared Inquiry, amethod of teaching and learning that enables people of all ages to explore theideas, meaning,... Read More »
Thu 31 Jan

With and About Projects: Reimagining Dominant Culture

Natalie Brasington, B.F.A. So often our personal values do not seem to align withthe broader culture we live in. However, we, as mediaconsumers, drive that broader culture. Why the paradox?How c... 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.