Afternoon Programs

Afternoon Programs include a variety of topics that take place on an occasional basis and are not included as part of the regularly scheduled Lunch Colloquiums.

Subjects have included a medieval Christmas play, a presentation on political communication in the new media age, left-handedness, and other topics.

EUEC Players Medieval Christmas Play | December 2019

For our holiday party, three EUEC Members, Don Saliers, Clark Lemons, and Brenda Bynum, presented the 600-year-old York Tile-Thatcher’s play, "The Birth of Christ,"  with an introduction by Liza Davis.

Understanding the Journey: The Past, Present, and Future of Cardiovascular Disease in Women | October 28, 2019

Nanette Wenger, professor of medicine emeritus at Emory School of Medicine, talks about women's heart health in an Emory Emeritus College Afternoon Seminar.

Creativity, Disability, and the Left Hand | February 28, 2018

Howard I. Kushner, Nat C. Robertson Distinguished Professor Emeritus in the Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education at the Rollins School of Public Health, talks about his new book, On the Other Hand: Left Hand, Right Brain, Mental Disorder, and History, which examines various historical, conceptual, societal, and medical aspects of left-handedness.

Tracking, Spying, and Customizing: Political Communication in the New Media Age | November 2, 2016 

Amelia Arsenault is sought after for her analysis of the use of media by marketing and political groups to learn more about your preferences, needs, and opinions. Every time you access your phone or computer, some group is tracking where you go, what you order, or what questions you ask Siri.

To Sleep, Perchance to Dream: Sleeping Well at Any Age | July 21, 2016 

Ann Rogers, a nationally renowned sleep expert, shares information from her research, first providing sleep basics and then discussing sleep changes over the life span as well as common sleep problems associated with aging and sleep disorders.

Financial Check-up for Seniors: Things to Think About | October 28, 2015 

Marcia Mayoue of Buckhead Investment Partners has 27 years of experience in the financial services industry, working in the areas of financial and estate planning, strategy development, and implementation of investment plans.

Where to Next? | July 15, 2015 

Representatives from four local retirement communities speak about what they have to offer including a description of financial arrangements, living quarters, dining, social activities, health care, transportation, security, and other amenities.