Lecture Archive 2017–2018


Why were the soil tunnels of Cu Chi and Iron Triangle in Vietnam so Resilient?

Kenneth R. Olson, Professor Emeritus of Soil Science.

Tours of Spurlock Museum

Total Solar Eclipse (Handout)

David Linton


2006, directed by Patrick Creadon

Fast, Cheap, and Out of Control

1997, directed by Errol Morris

What is the Price of a Life: Numerical Literacy as a Guide for Empathy?

Melih Sener

University of Illinois Sesquicentennial: Music of Illinois

Joe Rank

Introduction to Genetic Genealogy

David Morris

OLLI Library Basics

Sarah Christensen

Jupiter String Quartet Performance and Discussion

Jupiter String Quartet

CU Symphony Preview

Stephen Alltop

University of Illinois Library Tour

Sarah Christensen

OLLI Library Basics

Sarah Christensen

Presentation by the Mark Morris Dance Group

Mark Morris Dance Group

Sinfonia da Camera Preview

Ian Hobson

Holy Alliance. The Influence of Religion at the University of Illinois

Joe Rank

How Does a Composer Compose?

Stacy Garrop

Mapping the Heavens from Illinois

Felipe Menanteua

Backstage at The Sleeping Beauty Ballet: from the Company that brings you The Nutcracker

Representative from the Champaign-Urbana Ballet

Discussion of the Mid-term Elections

Robert Rich

3rd Annual OLLI Documentary Film Festival
Dorothea Lange: Grab a Hunk of Lightning (2014)
20 Feet from Stardom (2013)
Hearts of Darkness: A Filmmaker’s Apocalypse (1991)
Every Little Step (2008)
I Am Not Your Negro (2016)