LIFE: Learning is ForEver

A venture of Recreation & Leisure Services Department and Community & Family Education 

Travelogue: An Exploration in Slow Food, Culture and Art in Italy 

Dr. David Fienen, Emeritus Professor of Music at Gustavus Adolphus College, participated in a tour of Italy in the spring of 2022. Listen to him describe experiences, the activities and exploring Europe in a world post-Covid! 

David Fienen, Emeritus Professor of Music at Gustavus Adolphus College

Thu., Dec. 8, 11 a.m., SPCC Rm. 219, Free

 

The Washington Monument: Centerpiece of the National Mall

The 555-foot Washington Monument stands proudly in the center of the National Mall in Washington DC.  Building the Monument involved disagreements about the design, political infighting, inability to raise money and a 22-year interruption in the building phase. Join us as we explore this fascinating story.

David Jones, Historical Presenter

Mon., Feb. 27, 11 a.m., SPCC Rm. 219, Free

 

The Importance of Sport & Leisure Practices in Scandinavia

Gustavus faculty and students will be presenting on their recent January term trip to Iceland, Norway, and Sweden.  They will discuss similarities and differences of sporting and leisure practices from societal, historical, and cultural perspectives.

Aaron Banks, Professor of Health and Exercise Science, Gustavus Adolphus College

Tue., Mar. 7, 11 a.m., SPCC Rm. 219, Free