Thu 28 Oct

American Holidays Series: Sporting America

Andrew Roth, Ph.D. What are "the common objects of our love" – those things St. Augustine said bind a people into a nation? What are the things people celebrate? In the American Holida... Read More »
Mon 15 Nov

Accidental Paradise: A Natural, Social, and Political History of Presque Isle

David Frew Lunch and Learn Join Dr. David Frew, co-author of "Accidental Paradise: A 13,000-Year History of Presque Isle" as he shares the results of the three-year researc... Read More »
Thu 18 Nov

American Holidays Series: Halloween & Thanksgiving

Andrew Roth, Ph.D. What are "the common objects of our love" – those things St. Augustine said bind a people into a nation? What are the things people celebrate? In the American Holida... 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.

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