Great Courses: Understanding the Inventions That Changed the World
Thursdays, from 10:00 to 11:30am. Village Center. No registration required. Through this course led by Dr. W. Bernard Carlson, you will come to appreciate how technology undergirds history, defining and shaping daily life, social structure, and how humans find meaning in the world. Dr. W. Bernard Carlson is a professor in the Department of Engineering and Society at the University of Virginia, where he directs the Engineering Business Program. After each DVD lecture there will be a brief discussion period. To receive an email reminder for this series, CLICK HERE.
May 3 Lectures:
Unlocking the Power of Coal & Iron and Steam Engines & Pin Making.
May 17 Lectures:
Canals & Railroads and Food Preservation.
May 31 Lectures:
Water & Sewer Systems and Batteries & Electric Generators.