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Great Courses: Understanding the Inventions That Changed the World

Thursday, July 12

10:00 am - 11:30 am


Thursdays, July 12 & 26 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.

July 12 Lectures: Surgery & the Operating Room and Steel, Glass & Plastics

July 26 Lectures: The Model T and Aviation: The “Wright” Time for Flight