Emeritus Institute - Distinguished Guest Lecture Series - Spring 2014

The Emeritus Institute of Saddleback College is pleased to announce its 2014 Distinguished Guest Lecture Series which will commence January 24, 2014 and run through May 16, 2014. The Series features a roster of speakers, who come from different academic, governmental, and private sector walks of life.

The opening lecture will feature retired judge Lou Cardenas who is highly trained in law and in Ancient Roman history. He will lecture on the Roman Emperor Caligula.

Also scheduled to speak is Professor Jack Anderson, professor of film and electronics at California State University, Long Beach. He will discuss the process of making films in a lecture entitled, “Shooting Movies Without Shooting Yourself in the Foot”.

Other featured speakers include Dr. Nancy Hodes, professor of Chinese language and culture at SOKA University, lecturing on “Essays and Poetry by Contemporary Chinese Women”.  Dr. Carroll Seron, professor of criminology, law and society and sociology and law at UCI, exploring “The Last Male Bastion: Why Don’t Women Become Engineers?” The series features ten other prominent speakers.

The public is invited to register for the series, which is offered as a Saddleback College Emeritus Institute class.  All lectures are offered free of charge, but attendees must register for the class in order to participate. For further information, visit the college’s website at/emeritus or call (949) 582-4936 or stop by the Emeritus Institute office in Laguna Woods or in Mission Viejo. You don’t want to miss this opportunity to broaden your horizons and learn more about the world we live in.