20507
New York
Meetings With Gifted Scholars
Enjoy expert lectures and presentations on a wide range of topics in the idyllic Hudson Valley. Plus, attend a cultural field trip in the region, depending on the date and topic.
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Program No. 20507RJ
Length
6 days
Starts at
949

At a Glance

Join gifted scholars in a beautiful setting at the entrance to the historic Hudson Valley just 55 miles from New York City. In the ambience of rural charm and Victorian homes, learn from instructors who are passionate communicators and entertaining lecturers as well as respected scholars in their fields. Enjoy a wide variety of topics in music, history, contemporary issues, politics, peacemaking, literature, the environment and people who have changed our world. Be inspired as you absorb stimulating information, rethink old ideas and gain new perspectives on the world around us. As a special highlight, we'll attend a cultural event.
Activity Level
On Your Feet
Be prepared for walking and standing for up to 90 minutes at museums and attractions and getting on and off the charter bus multiple times. Stairs are also required to gain access to the classroom.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Enjoy a wide variety of topics in music, history, contemporary issues, politics, peacemaking, literature, the environment and people who have changed our world.
  • Be inspired as you absorb stimulating information, rethink old ideas and gain new perspectives on the world around us.
  • As a special highlight, we'll either attend a cultural event or go on a field trip related to one of the topics.
Featured Expert
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Benjamin Nelson
Benjamin Nelson graduated with a B.A. and M.F.A. from Columbia University and conducted post graduate studies at New York University. He was a professor of English and comparative literature at Fairleigh Dickinson University in Teaneck, N.J. from 1962-2007, and is now Professor Emeritus. Benjamin is an author and the recipient of the Distinguished Faculty Award for Teaching from Fairleigh Dickinson University and the Educator's Award from the Jewish Theological Seminary.

Please note: This expert may not be available for every date of this program.

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Joseph Corso
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Ann Kelleher
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Kevin Farrell
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Benjamin Nelson
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Barbara Corso
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