Lunch at Lawrence: Food For Thought
For nearly 40 years, Lawrence University has sponsored a program of informative luncheon lectures for the Fox Valley community. Known as “Lunch at Lawrence,” these gatherings provide an informal opportunity to hear from a diverse group of Lawrence faculty and distinguished visiting faculty on a wide range of issues and topics.

All lunch programs are held on Fridays at 11:30 a.m. in the Warch Campus Center. The cost of each luncheon is $16.50 and advance registration and payment is required. The full series is available for $82.50 ($99 value.)

Register online by clicking on the links below. For more information, or to register by phone please call the Office of Alumni and Constituency Engagement at 920-832-7019.

2018-2019 Schedule

October 12, 2018

"One Day You'll Thank Me: Lessons From an Unexpected Fatherhood"

David McGlynn, associate professor of English
 

November 9, 2018

"Stories from the Archives: Discovering the Lesser-Known History of Lawrence"

Erin K. Dix '08, university archivist and assistant professor
 

February 8, 2019

"Seizing the Means of Production, Altering the Modes of Consumption - Harmony Pizza Cafe and the Rejection of the Status Quo"

Matty Wegehaupt, instructor of Gender Studies
 

March 8, 2019

"Inclusive Pedagogy and the Choral Experience: Respect, Othering, and the Quest for Community"

Stephen Sieck, associate professor and co-director of Choral Studies
 

April 12, 2019

"Wisdom from the Ages: Interfaith Dialogues for Today's Challenges"

Reverend Linda J. Morgan-Clement, Julie Esch Hurvis Dean of Spiritual and Religious Life
Join Lawrence University's Julie Esch Hurvis Dean of Spiritual and Religious Life, Reverend Linda J. Morgan-Clement, to think together about ways that wisdom from spiritual leaders contributes to our understanding and approaches to the challenges that climate changes are bringing. She will present some of the ways that spiritual voices and communities contribute to efforts to address global problems as well as ways that the interfaith movement is essential for the creation of a viable plan. The presentation will draw on her research and work in the classroom as well as from her years of experience as a chaplain and dean.

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May 10, 2018

"Neurobiology of Stroke"

Bruce Hetzler, Professor of Psychology
Join Lawrence University's Bruce Hetzler, PhD and Professor of Psychology, on Friday, May 10 for his presentation entitled Neurobiology of Stroke. In the United States each year, more than 795,000 people have a new or recurrent stroke, and stroke is the leading cause of disability among American adults. The presentation will cover topics, such as brain structure, stroke type, impact of stroke location and neuroplasticity.

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The Archive

Check out an archive of previous Lunch at Lawrence presentations from 1993 to 2015.

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