The Herrett Forum Lecture Series began in January, 2006. (A list of past lectures is available here.)
Programs on science, archaeology, history, music, art, and other topics of local interest are featured, by lecturers from around the world, many of whom have
roots in our community.
All lectures begin at 7:30 p.m. and are presented in the Herrett Center's Rick Allen Room. Admission is free.
|Wed., Sep. 21st, 2016||“Liminal—The Refugee Experience”||Liyah Babayan, Refugee Community Member|
|Wed., Oct. 19th, 2016||“INL Overview”||Dr. Mark Peters, Director of INL|
|Wed., Nov. 16th, 2016||“Climate Change and Fossil Fuels: A New Dynamic Emerges” (Idaho Humanities Council lecture)||David Christensen, Adjunct Instructor of History, Boise State University|
|Wed., Dec. 14th, 2016||“Once Upon a Time” (lecture/piano performance, Idaho Humanities Council lecture)||Del Parkinson PhD, Professor of Piano, Boise State University|
|Wed., Jan. 18th, 2017||“Over the Rainbow: The LGBT Experience in the Magic Valley”||Brandon Tesch, LGBT Performance Artist|
|Wed., Feb. 15th, 2017||“For Lincoln and Liberty Too: Songs from a House Divided” (lecture/performance, Idaho Humanities Council lecture)||William Rossiter, Folklorist and Musician|
|Wed., Mar. 15th, 2017||“Oasis in the Desert”||Curtis Johnson, Stricker Descendant and Local Historian|
|Wed., Apr. 19th, 2017||“Public Lands — What are they, and who manages them?”||Lawrence Wasden, Attorney General, State of Idaho|
|Wed., May 3rd, 2017||“Ice Age Animals of the Snake River Plain: Camels, Elephants, Lions and Sloths, Oh, My!” (annual Crabtree Memorial Lecture, for Idaho Archaeology Month)||Sue Miller, Paleontologist|