MBL Falmouth Forum Lecture Series 2016-17

A series of lectures, performances, and presentations brought to you by the MBL Associates.

Lillie Auditorium, 7:30 PM. Lectures are free and open to the public.

View recordings of some of our recent Forums: http://videocenter.mbl.edu/videos/channel/9/

An optional dinner precedes each lecture at 6:00 pm at the MBL’s Swope Center. Tickets are $30 (including a choice of two entrees with dessert. Cash bar for beer and wine.) Tickets must be purchased in advance at the MBL Communications Office, 127 Water Street, Woods Hole, or at Eight Cousins Bookstore, Main Street, Falmouth. Dinner tickets are available until they sell out or until 5 PM on the Tuesday prior to the event. For more information, contact the MBL Communications Office at (508) 289-7423 or comm@mbl.edu.




"Fresnel’s Brilliant Idea: Triumph and Contention in the History of Lighthouse Optics"
Theresa Levitt, Associate Professor of History, University of Mississippi


"Hearing King David: Listening for Lost Voices in Historical Fiction"
Geraldine Brooks, author of five historical novels, 2006 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction


“Together – You Can Do Anything!”
Dick Hoyt, retired Lt. Colonel and inspirational speaker


"Defining the Diva: From Maria Callas to Adele"
F. Paul Driscoll, editor-in-chief, Opera News

friday evening lecture


"Climate Impacts in the Circumpolar Region: An Archaeological Perspective on the Present"
William Fitzhugh, Director, Arctic Studies Center, Smithsonian Institution and Visiting Professor, Dartmouth College

friday evening lecture