Ideas & Images
Ideas & Images: Scholars and Artists in Residence
The Flagler College Ideas & Images series offers lectures and readings from a variety of renowned scholars, artists, and authors.
Location information - All lectures below will be held in the Lewis Auditorium at 7 p.m.
Lectures are free and open to the public.
2017 - 2018 Schedule
Helmut Flachenecker, Ph.D.
Tuesday, September 5, 2017
|Dr. James Delgado|
Senior Vice President, SEARCH, Inc.
Former Director of Maritime Heritage,
National Marine Sanctuaries Program, NOAA
|Thursday, October 12, 2017|
“Sunk by a Hurricane: The Discovery and Exploration of Three Deepwater Shipwrecks in the Gulf of Mexico”
Commemorating Colombus Day
|Robert J. Riggs, Ph.D.|
Assistant Professor and Chair of Religion and Politics, Assistant Professor in Global Development & Peace,
University of Bridgeport
|Thursday, November 9, 2017|
"Nationalism, Sectarianism, and Identity Politics in the Middle East: Reconsidering the Legacy of the Sykes-Picot Agreement of 1916”
Commemorating Veterans Day
Laurie S. Stoff, Ph.D.
|Wednesday, January 24, 2018|
“American Women and the Russian Revolution – Then and Now”
Former Senior Editor of Newsweek International and former vice president and director of public policy for the East/West Institute
|Thursday, February 15, 2018|
“From the Soviet Union to Putin’s Russia: A Journalist’s Perspective”
Brochure: Ideas & Images 2017-2018
Previous Ideas & Images Events
- Spring 2017Tuesday, January 24, 2017
Allen White, Ph.D.
Vice President, Corporate Redesign, Tellus InstituteCo-Founder, Global Reporting InitiativeCo-Founder, Director, Corporation 2020Boston, MA
“Business as a Force for Good”
Thursday, February 9, 2017
Chief, Technical Preservation Services
National Park Service
“Preserving our Built Heritage in the 21st Century: Addressing Contemporary Challenges”
Wednesday, March 22, 2017
Paul Sutter, Ph. D.
2016 Carson Fellow, Rachel Carson Center for Environment & Society
Professor of History
University of Colorado – Boulder
“Automobiles, National Parks, and the Origins of Modern Wilderness Advocacy”
- Fall 2016
Tuesday, November 15, 2016
David E. Guggenheim, Ph.D.
President, Ocean Doctor and
Director, Cuban Conservancy
“A Living Time Machine: Cuba’s Remarkable Ocean Ecosystems and the Hope They Offer Florida and the World”
Tuesday, November 15, 2016
Mary Werner DeNadai, FAIA
John Milner Architects, Inc.
Chadds Ford, PA
“Hemingway in Havana”
- Summer 2016
July 18-22, 2016
MMM4 Mangrove & Macrobenthos Meeting
St. Augustine sits right at the edge of the northern limit of mangroves in Florida with climate change allowing them to expand further and further northward. This is a major topic of research from many mangrove ecologists around the world, include many scientists in Florida.
Host Site: Flagler College
Conference Director: Ilka C. Feller, Ph.D., Insect Ecologist
Smithsonian Environmental Research Center
Todd Osborne, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Biogeochemistry
The Whitney Laboratory for Marine Bioscience, University of Florida, St. Augustine
Confirmed Partners: United States Geological Survey, Florida Atlantic University, Coastal Resources Group
Dr. Feller and others will make public presentations during the conference as part of the community relations initiative.
NOTE: Dates and presentation topics are subject to change
July 20, 2016
Dr. Ilka C. (Candy) Feller, scientist with the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, will discuss effects of climate change on St. Augustine flora.
7 p.m. Flagler Room
- Spring 2016
Tuesday, January 26, 2016
“Our Coastal Heritage: Communities Tackling Rising Seas”
Brenda Ekwurzel, Ph.D., Senior Climate Scientist, Climate & Energy Program, Union of Concerned Scientists
Wednesday, February 10, 2016
“Planning for Resilience to Sea Level Rise in the Matanzas Basin”
Kathryn Frank, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Urban and Regional Planning, University of Florida
Tuesday, March 15, 2016
“The Importance of the Past in Responding to Climate Change”
Marcy Rockman, Ph.D., Climate Change Adaptation Coordinator for Cultural Resources, National Park Service
Wednesday, March 30, 2016
Climate Change and Cultural Resources Panel (Title TBD)
“Weather it Together: Protecting our Historic Seaport”
Lisa Craig, Planner, Chief of Historic Preservation, City of Annapolis
“Planning for Cultural Resource Climate Change Impacts”
Adrienne Burke, J.D., Community Development Director, City of Fernandina Beach, Florida
“Sea Level Rise and Local Government Responses: Lessons from the Florida Keys”
Jason Evans, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Environmental Science, Stetson University
- Fall 2015
Tuesday, September 22, 2015
“Rising Seas: Historical Context and Cultural Impact"
John Englander, Founder, Rising Seas Group and former CEO, The Cousteau Society
Wednesday, October 7, 2015
"Shifting Baselines: Archaeological Insights into Florida's Biodiversity, Climate Variability, and Sea Level Rise"
Lee Ann Newsroom, Ph.D., John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Fellow and Associate Professor of Anthropology, The Pennsylvania State University
Wednesday, November 18, 2015
“Climate Change: A Mid-Ocean Perspective from Bermuda”
Struan R. (Robbie) Smith, Ph.D., Curator, Natural History Museum, Bermuda Aquarium, Museum and Zoo