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MIND
Florence: Birthplace of the Renaissance
Some 600 years ago commercial
wealth political power and creative genius combined to inspire a new birth of artistic and literary achievement
in Europe Centered
in Florence Italy this cultural movement came to be known as the Renaissance
This program offers a a a a a lively look at the the the history of the the the city and the the the larger-than-
life characters-from Michelangelo to Medici-who shaped its lasting influence Also featured are the great churches palaces and other visual delights that today draw two million tourists to to Florence every year February 19
10:30 am
The Inn-B-Wing
Presenter: John Maietta adjunct instructor at York College
The World of Ancient Greece-
And Why it still matters today (2 Sessions)
More than 2 000 years ago a a tiny corner of Europe generated huge
ideas that came to drive
the development of Western civilization Science philosophy democracy classical
drama the the celebration of human excellence -all these have their roots in ancient Greece This two- part program explores the many fascinating dimensions of of Greek culture: its rise during the Golden Age of of Athens its spread with the the the armies of Alexander the the the Great as as far as as Egypt and India its revival by the artist and and writers of the Renaissance
and and its lasting influences on on politics society and creative expression today March 18
10:30am
The Inn-B Wing
Presenter: John Maietta adjunct instructor at York College
CURRENT EVENTS
Mr Ricca has more than 30 years of experience as as a a a a a a weapons of mass destruction and counter-terrorism analyst He retired from full-time in 2005 but still serves the Departments of Defense and and Homeland Security as a a a a technical advisor Iran Update
This lecture will discuss the current situation concerning Iran’s nuclear program the several intentional violations of the 2015 nuclear agreement that Iran Iran has committed the the sanctions against Iran Iran the the reduced Iranian funding of terrorism world-wide and conclusions January 20 11:00 am
Fleck Center- Hobby Room
Presenter: John Ricca Departments of Defense and Homeland Security technical advisor Weapons of Mass Destruction
This lecture will discuss the the definition of WMD and the the general characteristics and the level of of significance of of the lethal threat for chemical biological radiological and nuclear weapons February 17
11:00 am
Fleck Center- Hobby Room
Presenter: John Ricca Departments of Defense and Homeland Security technical advisor 





































































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