The last installment of the Lunney Lecture Series for 2019 will feature a lecture by Dr. John Martin. Dr. Martin will be discussing Paris, France in 1938, a city and its people that had German Occupation at its doorstep.
Between the 1920s and mid-1960s, African American domestic workers were the catalysts who blurred the lines of social order by place and race. Hear Shelby Henderson, the Director of the Bertha Lee Strickland Cultural Museum, discuss the history and process of creating THE BACK DOOR exhibition.
Lunney Lecture Series
Bold, Beautiful, and Sexy
Lecturer: Sonya Marie Haggan
Sonya Marie Haggan, the owner/operator of Haggan of Southern Jersey Design Studio and Gallery, will be leading a conversation about how “everyone may not be a supermodel, but EVERYONE can look and feel like one.”
Outer space... is huge. Space Station: Harmony is a remote outpost located at an inter-galactic crossroads. A dedicated crew lives on the station with their families, while colorful passengers from across the cosmos pass through on their way to somewhere else. See how they all manage to live, play, and get along in a relatively small space, surrounded by a vast universe. This 30 minute show uses marionettes, hand puppets, and rod puppets to subtly address character education issues, from common courtesy to bullying, in a fun and entertaining way.
Ivy Henderson Ellerby discusses the Mind-Body-Soul connection as it relates health and wellness through Alternative Healing. Ivy will explore the most popular health and wellness practices used today and provide ways for you to integrate these practices into your daily life. This exciting conversation covers topics including Acupuncture, Ayurveda, Energy Medicine, Flower Essences, Organic Food, and Meditation. Copies of her book will be available for purchase.
This lecture will focus on the life and community of Capt. Moses Samuel Messer. Using documents from the Carter Archives to shine a spotlight on antebellum Oconee, emphasizing the community of Bachelors Retreat, the connections to the larger world, and Messer's home-life through his estate, receipts, and letters.