2017 C-SAAHN 'IMAGINE' Tuesday Noon-Hour Lecture/Discussion Series*
@ Downtown Buffalo & Erie County Public Library

* Recipient AIA Buffalo/WNY 2013 "Friends of Architecture" Community Service Award

The Center for the Study of Art, Architecture, History, & Nature (C-SAAHN)
 
  Est. 2009 as a unique digital enterprise and network designed to help link volunteers
and lifelong learning communities as part of the"Buffalo-Chautauqua Idea: Exploring American Legacy"

Dennis Galucki, Founder, C-SAAHN & ImagineLifelongLearning.com


Goals and vision of the C-SAAHN 2015 Tuesday Noon-Hour 'IMAGINE' Series*


The "IMAGINE" Series was established December 2009 and there have been 250 'IMAGINE' Lectures through 2016 .

The goal of the 'IMAGINE' noon-hour series is to enhance appreciation of the importance of lifelong learning as everyone's responsibility in a democracy, and help see the library systems, schools, cultural & nonprofit organizations, foundations (Legacy Sector), Public & Private Sectors, volunteers, and The Arts, as central to the lifelong learning process.
 
* Noon - 12:30 P.M. - Video Series:   "
ImagineLifelongLearning.com" = The Pursuit of Happiness"

* 12:30 - 1:00 P.M. - Speaker Series; "IMAGINE a Healthy, Wealthy and Sustainable Community: Imagine Greater Buffalo"



Noon-Hour every Tuesday at the Downtown Public Library "Ring Of Knowledge" Area (just past Fable's Cafe)

Eat - Listen - Discuss

Free & All are Welcome!


2017 C-SAAHN 'IMAGINE' Tuesday Noon-Hour Lecture Series @ Downtown Buffalo & Erie County Public Library




           WINTER 2017
WINTER 2017

January 3, 2017 - 1st Tuesday - The Arts & Creativity
Noon - 12:30 P.M. "The World's Greatest Paintings: The Devotion of Bellini, Geertgen, Durer"
The Great Courses Video #5 by Professor William Kloss, The Smithsonian Associates, Smithsonian Institution  

12:30 P.M. - 1:00 P.M. Speaker - Tim Clark, Director, Buffalo Niagara Film Commission  .... AUDIO
Co-sponsored by the Wellness Institute of Greater Buffalo
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January 10, 2017 - 2nd Tuesday - Architecture & Design
Noon - 12:30 P.M. "The Cathedral: Late Gothic Churches in France"
The Great Courses Video #18 by Professor William R. Cook, State University of New York at Geneseo

12:30 - 1:00 P.M. Speaker -  Chuck LaChiusa, Founder, BuffaloAH.com & Pres. Explore Buffalo  ....  AUDIO
Co-sponsored by the Richardson Olmsted Complex
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January 17, 2017 - 3rd Tuesday - History & Future
Noon - 12:30 P.M.  America in the Gilded Age and Progressive Era: Andrew Carnegie - The Self-Made Idea"
The Great Courses Video #5 by Professor Edward T. O'Donnell, Ph.D. College of the Holy Cross

12:30 - 1:00 P.M. Speaker - Dr. Howard Stanger, Canisius College    ......  AUDIO
Co-sponsored by the Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural Site
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January 24, 2017 - 4th Tuesday - Nature & Science
Noon - 12:30 P.M. "Science Wars: What Scientist Know and How They Know It: Scientific Truth in the Early 20th Century"
 The Great Courses Video #13 by Professor Steven L. Goldman, Lehigh University

12:30 - 1:00 P.M. Discussion - Co-sponsored by WNY STEM Hub  .... AUDIO
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January 31, 2017 - 5th Tuesday - Nature & Science
Noon - 12:30 P.M. "Science Wars: What Scientist Know and How They Know It: Two New Theories of Scientific Knowledge"
The Great Courses Video #14 by Professor Steven L. Goldman, Lehigh University

12:30 - 1:00 P.M. Speaker - Liesl Folks, Ph.D. . M.B.A Dean School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, UB SUNY .....  AUDIO
Co-sponsored by WNY STEM Hub
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February 7, 2017 -
1st Tuesday - The Arts & Creativity
Noon - 12:30 P.M. "The Creative Thinker's Toolkit Course: Creative Styles - Adaptors and Innovators
The Great Courses Video #3 by Professor Gerard Puccio, Ph.D. The State University of New York, Buffalo

12:30 P.M. - 1:00 P.M. Speakers:
Sarah Taylor, Director of Customer Experience, BAK USA   ....  AUDIO
Co-sponsored by the Wellness Institute of Greater Buffalo
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February 14, 2017 -
2nd Tuesday - Architecture & Design
Noon - 12:30 P.M. "Understanding the World's Greatest Structures: Science and Innovation from Antiquity to Modernity:
The Rise and Fall of the Gothic Cathedral" The Great Courses Video #12 by Professor Stephen Ressler, US Military Academy at West Point

12:30 - 1:00 P.M. Speaker - Dr. Tim Wadkins, Canisius College  ............. AUDIO
Co-sponsored by the Richardson Olmsted Complex
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February 21, 2017 -
3rd Tuesday - History & Future
Noon - 12:30 P.M.  America in the Gilded Age and Progressive Era: Big Business - Democracy for Sale?"
The Great Courses Video #6 by Professor Edward T. O'Donnell, Ph.D. College of the Holy Cross

12:30 - 1:00 P.M. Speaker - Bruce Fisher, Buffalo State College, Director, Center for Economic and Policy Studies  .....  AUDIO
Co-sponsored by the Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural Site
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February 28, 2017 -
4th Tuesday - Nature & Science
Noon - 12:30 P.M. "Science Wars: What Scientist Know and How They Know It: Einstein and Bohr Redefine Reality"
 The Great Courses Video #15 by Professor Steven L. Goldman, Lehigh University

12:30 - 1:00 P.M. Discussion - Co-sponsored by WNY STEM Hub  ..... AUDIO

EARLY SPRING 2017


March 7, 2017 - 1st Tuesday - The Arts & Creativity
Noon - 12:30 P.M. "The World's Greatest Paintings: Masterworks by Leonardo, Raphael, Correggio"
The Great Courses Video #6 by Professor William Kloss, The Smithsonian Associates, Smithsonian Institution  

12:30 P.M. - 1:00 P.M. Speaker - Marla Bujnicki, Buffalo docent, "Buffalo Authors"  ...... AUDIO
Co-sponsored by the Wellness Institute of Greater Buffalo_
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March 14, 2017 -
2nd Tuesday - Architecture & Design
Noon - 12:30 P.M. "The Cathedral: Early Gothic Architecture in England"
The Great Courses Video #19 by Professor William R. Cook, State University of New York at Geneseo

12:30 - 1:00 P.M. Speaker - Francis ("Frank") Kowsky, SUNY Distinguished Professor Emeritus and Fellow of the Society of Architectural Historians ..... AUDIO
Co-sponsored by the Richardson Olmsted Complex
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March 21, 2017 -
3rd Tuesday - History & Future
Noon - 12:30 P.M.  America in the Gilded Age and Progressive Era: The New Immigrants - A New America"
The Great Courses Video #7 by Professor Edward T. O'Donnell, Ph.D. College of the Holy Cross

12:30 - 1:00 P.M. Speaker - Cynthia Van Ness, Buffalo History Museum ..... AUDIO
Co-sponsored by the Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural Site
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March 28, 2017 -
4th Tuesday - Nature & Science
Noon - 12:30 P.M. "Science Wars: What Scientist Know and How They Know It: Truth, Ideology, and Thought Collectives"
The Great Courses Video #16 by Professor Steven L. Goldman, Lehigh University

12:30 - 1:00 P.M. Discussion - Co-sponsored by WNY STEM Hub
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April 4, 2017 -
1st Tuesday - The Arts & Creativity
Noon - 12:30 P.M. "The Creative Thinker's Toolkit Course: Combining Opposites - Diverge, Then Converge"
The Great Courses Video #4 by Professor Gerard Puccio, Ph.D. The State University of New York, Buffalo

12:30 P.M. - 1:00 P.M. Speakers: Bob Shibley, dean UB School of Architecture & Planning: “An Academic Look at the Buffalo Comeback Story"  .....  AUDIO
Co-sponsored by the Wellness Institute of Greater Buffalo


April 11, 2017 - 2nd Tuesday - Architecture & Design
Noon - 12:30 P.M. "Understanding the World's Greatest Structures: Science and Innovation from Antiquity to Modernity:
Three Great Domes - Rome to the Renaissance" The Great Courses Video #13 by Professor Stephen Ressler, US Military Academy at West Point

12:30 - 1:00 P.M. Speaker - Patrick J. Mahoney, AIA, “Interpreting the Larkin Administration Building Site in the 21st Century”  ...... AUDIO


April 18, 2017 - 3rd Tuesday - History & Future
Noon - 12:30 P.M.  America in the Gilded Age and Progressive Era: Big Cities - The Underbelly Revealed"
The Great Courses Video #8 by Professor Edward T. O'Donnell, Ph.D. College of the Holy Cross

12:30 - 1:00 P.M. Speaker - Professor Mike Gent, Canisius College  ..... AUDIO
Co-sponsored by the Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural Site
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April 25, 2017 -
4th Tuesday - Nature & Science
Noon - 12:30 P.M. "Science Wars: What Scientist Know and How They Know It: Kuhn's Revolutionary Image of Science"
The Great Courses Video #17 by Professor Steven L. Goldman, Lehigh University

12:30 - 1:00 P.M. Discussion - Co-sponsored by WNY STEM Hub   ..... AUDIO

LATE SPRING 2017

May 2, 2017 - 1st Tuesday - The Arts & Creativity
Noon - 12:30 P.M. "The Art of Investing: Lessons from History’s Greatest Traders - Investing Skill, Strategy, and Temperament"
The Great Courses Video #1 by Professor of Professional Practice in the Finance & Economic Department John M. Longo, Rutgers Business School

12:30 P.M. - 1:00 P.M. Speaker - Robert J. Kresse, trustee Margaret L. Wendt Foundation "The Art of Investing - Locally"
Co-sponsored by the Wellness Institute of Greater Buffalo  ..... AUDIO

Mr. Kresse will also receive the 2017 C-SAAHN IMAGINE Greater Buffalo Recognition Award.
Previous twelve recipients of the IGB Recognition Award have been:
Sally Cunningham - 2016
Congressman Brian Higgins - 2015
Marti Gorman - 2014
Joan K. Bozer - 2014
Anne Conable - 2012
Gerry Rising - 2011  
Ed Healy - 2011
John Conlin - 2010
Stanford Lipsey - 2010
Charles Rand Penney - 2010
Robert Shibley - 2009
Chuck LaChiusa - 2009


May 9, 2017 - 2nd Tuesday - Architecture & Design
Noon - 12:30 P.M. "The Cathedral: Decorated and Perpendicular English Gothic"
The Great Courses Video #20 by Professor William R. Cook, State University of New York at Geneseo

12:30 - 1:00 P.M. Speaker - Sylvia Coles, "Architect's Wife" author   ..... AUDIO
Co-sponsored by the Richardson Olmsted Complex
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May 16, 2017 -
3rd Tuesday - History & Future
Noon - 12:30 P.M.  America in the Gilded Age and Progressive Era: Popular Culture - Jazz, Modern Art, Movies"
The Great Courses Video #9 by Professor Edward T. O'Donnell, Ph.D. College of the Holy Cross

12:30 - 1:00 P.M. Speaker -  Kate Funk, Manager of Membership, Albright-Knox Art Gallery   ..... AUDIO
Co-sponsored by the Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural Site


May 23, 2017 - 4th Tuesday - Nature & Science
Noon - 12:30 P.M. "Science Wars: What Scientist Know and How They Know It: Challenging Mainstream Science from Within"
The Great Courses Video #18 by Professor Steven L. Goldman, Lehigh University

12:30 - 1:00 P.M. Discussion - Co-sponsored by WNY STEM Hub   ...... AUDIO


May 30, 2017 - 5th Tuesday - Nature & Science
Noon - 12:30 P.M. "Emerson, Thoreau, and the Transcendentalist Movement: Emerson, Thoreau, and Transcendentalism"
The Great Courses Video #1 by Professor Ashton Nichols, Dickinson College
12:30 - 1:00 P.M. Speaker - Mark Goldman, "John J. Albright"  ..... AUDIO
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June 6, 2017 -
1st Tuesday - The Arts & Creativity
Noon - 12:30 P.M. "The Creative Thinker's Toolkit Course: Principles for Unleashing Your Imagination"
The Great Courses Video #5 by Professor Gerard Puccio, Ph.D. The State University of New York, Buffalo

12:30 P.M. - 1:00 P.M. Speaker:  Benjamin Spitler, Buffalo Religious Art Center & realtuscreative.com   ..... AUDIO
Co-sponsored by the Wellness Institute of Greater Buffalo


June 13, 2017 - 2nd Tuesday - Architecture & Design
Noon - 12:30 P.M. Phil Zuckerman, Chautauqua video, "Irreligion Rising: Why More Americans Are Becoming Secular" - Part I
Chautauqua Hall of Philosophy, Wednesday, August 5, 2015

12:30 P.M. - 1:00 P.M. Speakers: - Dr. G. Stanford Bratton, Executive Director/CEO Network of Religious Communities   ..... AUDIO
Co-sponsored by the Wellness Institute of Greater Buffalo


June 20, 2017 - 3rd Tuesday - History & Future
Noon - 12:30 P.M.  Phil Zuckerma, Chautauqua video,"Irreligion Rising: Why More Americans Are Becoming Secular" - Part II
Chautauqua Hall of Philosophy, Wednesday, August 5, 2015

12:30 P.M. - 1:00 P.M. Speaker: Dennis Galucki, founder, 8th Annual "Buffalo Day @ Chautauqua" - Tuesday July 11, 2017



Eighth Annual "Buffalo Day @ Chautauqua" - July 11, 2017


Fall Series

September 3 - Delaware Park Museum District 2017 First Sunday of the Month Franciscan-based Reflective Walks

Downtown Buffalo & Erie County Public Library Tuesday Noon-hour IMAGINE Series September & October Schedule

September 5, 2017 - 1st Tuesday - The Arts & Creativity
Noon - 12:30 P.M. "The Creative Thinker's Toolkit Course: Principles for Converging on the Best Ideas"
The Great Courses Video #6 by Professor Gerard Puccio, Ph.D. The State University of New York, Buffalo

12:30 P.M. - 1:00 P.M. Speaker - Sandy Starks, Director of Interpretive Programming, Forest Lawn
Co-sponsored by the Wellness Institute of Greater Buffalo  ............  AUDIO


Saturday September 9, 2017 - "IMAGINE Buffalo's New Literary Corridor"
10am - 1pm Downtown Buffalo & Erie County Public Library & Project for Public Spaces presents Buffalo Reading Park Placemaking Workshop
All are welcome! 
BuffaloReadingPark@BuffaloLib.org 
............  AUDIO
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September 12, 2017 - 2nd Tuesday - Architecture & Design
Noon - 12:30 P.M. "Understanding the World's Greatest Structures: Science and Innovation from Antiquity to Modernity: How Iron and Science Transformed Arch Bridges"
The Great Courses Video #14 by Professor Stephen Ressler, US Military Academy at West Point

12:30 - 1:00 P.M. Speaker - Mike Vogel, Chair, Canalside History Advisory Group   
............  AUDIO
Co-sponsored by the Richardson Olmsted Complex & Explore Buffalo

September 19, 2017 - 3rd Tuesday - History & Future
Noon - 12:30 P.M. "America in the Gilded Age and Progressive Era: New Technology - Cars, Electricity, Records"
The Great Courses Video #10 by Professor Edward T. O'Donnell, Ph.D. College of the Holy Cross

12:30 - 1:00 P.M. Speaker - James Sandoro, Founder & Pres., Pierce Arrow Museum 
   ............  AUDIO
Co-sponsored by the Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural Site & Western New York Heritage Press

September 26, 2017 - 4th Tuesday - Nature & Science
Noon - 12:30 P.M. "Science Wars: What Scientist Know and How They Know It: Objectivity Under Attack"
The Great Courses Video #19 by Professor Steven L. Goldman, Lehigh University

12:30 - 1:00 P.M. Discussion led by Jim Guido & Co-sponsored by WNY STEM Hub  ........  AUDIO
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October 3, 2017 - 1st Tuesday - The Arts & Creativity
Noon - 12:30 P.M. "The Creative Thinker's Toolkit Course: Stages in the Creative Process - and You"
The Great Courses Video #7 by Professor Gerard Puccio, Ph.D. The State University of New York, Buffalo

12:30 P.M. - 1:00 P.M. Speaker - Bhakti Sharma, Chair | Interior Design SUNY College at Buffalo ......... AUDIO
Co-sponsored by the Wellness Institute of Greater Buffalo


AUDIO October 5, 2017 - The Buffalo History Museum hosts The Red Jacket Awards Dinner, recognizing individuals and organizations for their contributions to our community



October 10, 2017 - 2nd Tuesday - Architecture & Design
Noon - 12:30 P.M. "The Cathedral: Gothic Churches in the Holy Roman Empire"
The Great Courses Video #21 by Professor William R. Cook, State University of New York at Geneseo

12:30 - 1:00 P.M. Speaker - Daniel Hart, Ex. Dir., BPO ....... AUDIO
Co-sponsored by the
Richardson Olmsted Complex & Explore Buffalo
October 17, 2017 - 3rd Tuesday - History & Future
Noon - 12:30 P.M.  America in the Gilded Age and Progressive Era: The 1892 Homestead Strike"
The Great Courses Video #11 by Professor Edward T. O'Donnell, Ph.D. College of the Holy Cross

12:30 - 1:00 P.M. Speaker - Dr. Howard Stanger, Canisius College
Co-sponsored by the
Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural Site & Western New York Heritage Press


October 24, 2017 - 4th Tuesday - Nature & Science
Noon - 12:30 P.M. 
"Science Wars: What Scientist Know and How They Know It: Scientific Knowledge as Social Construct"
The Great Courses Video #20 by Professor Steven L. Goldman, Lehigh University

12:30 - 1:00 P.M. Discussion led by Jim Guido & Co-sponsored by
WNY STEM Hub
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October 31, 2017 - 5th Tuesday - Nature & Science
Noon - 12:30 P.M. "Emerson, Thoreau, and the Transcendentalist Movement: The Roots of American Transcendentalism"
The Great Courses Video #2 by Professor Ashton Nichols, Dickinson College

12:30 - 1:00 P.M. Speaker - Harry G. Meyer, Docent and Lecturer Western New York  History and Architecture
Co-sponsored by
Richardson Olmsted Complex & Explore Buffalo



LATE FALL 2017

November 7, 2017 - 1st Tuesday - The Arts & Creativity
Noon - 12:30 P.M. "The Art of Investing: Lessons from History’s Greatest Traders - Benjamin Graham and Value Investing"
The Great Courses Video #2 by Professor of Professional Practice in the Finance & Economic Department John M. Longo, Rutgers Business School

12:30 P.M. - 1:00 P.M. Speaker- Dusty Nelson, Chautauqua Foundation
Co-sponsored by the Wellness Institute of Greater Buffalo


November 14, 2017 - 2nd Tuesday - Architecture & Design
Noon - 12:30 P.M. "Understanding the World's Greatest Structures: Science and Innovation from Antiquity to Modernity: Suspension Bridges - The Battle of the Cable"
The Great Courses Video #15 by Professor Stephen Ressler, US Military Academy at West Point

12:30 - 1:00 P.M. Speaker - Peter C. Murad, AIA, AICP Principal, Architectural Resources
Co-sponsored by the Richardson Olmsted Complex & Explore Buffalo
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November 21, 2017 - Happy Thanksgiving!


November 28, 2017 - 4th Tuesday - Nature & Science
Noon - 12:30 P.M. "Science Wars: What Scientist Know and How They Know It: New Definitions of Objectivity"
The Great Courses Video #21 by Professor Steven L. Goldman, Lehigh University

12:30 - 1:00 P.M. Discussion led by Jim Guido & Co-sponsored by WNY STEM Hub


December 5, 2017 - 1st Tuesday - The Arts & Creativity
Noon - 12:30 P.M. "The World's Greatest Paintings: Great Ensembles-Michelangelo and Grunewald"
The Great Courses Video #7 by Professor William Kloss, The Smithsonian Associates, Smithsonian Institution  

12:30 P.M. - 1:00 P.M. Speakers: Mary Jean Jakubowski, Director, B&ECPL
Co-sponsored by the Wellness Institute of Greater Buffalo


December 12, 2017 - 2nd Tuesday - Architecture & Design
Noon - 12:30 P.M. "The Cathedral: Gothic Churches in Italy"
The Great Courses Video #22 by Professor William R. Cook, State University of New York at Geneseo

12:30 - 1:00 P.M. Speaker - Chuck LaChiusa, President, Explore Buffalo & Webmaster, BuffaloAH.com
Co-sponsored by the
Richardson Olmsted Complex & Explore Buffalo


December 19, 2017 - 3rd Tuesday - History & Future
Noon - 12:30 P.M.  "America in the Gilded Age and Progressive Era: Morals and Manners - Middle-Class Society"
The Great Courses Video #12 by Professor Edward T. O'Donnell, Ph.D. College of the Holy Cross

12:30 - 1:00 P.M. Speaker - Nancy Stevens, Ex. Dir., The Maria Love Foundation Fund
Co-sponsored by the Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural Site & Western New York Heritage Press


December 27, 2017 (Wednesday) - 4th Tuesday - Nature & Science
Noon - 12:30 P.M. "Emerson, Thoreau, and the Transcendentalist Movement: Emerson and the Idea of America"
The Great Courses Video #3 by Professor Ashton Nichols, Dickinson College

12:30 - 1:00 P.M. Discussion led by Dennis Galucki, Founder, C-SAAHN & ImagineLifelongLearning.com
and 8th Anniversary IMAGINE Series Celebration!

Happy New Year!





Over 780 Audio Links in the C-SAAHN Catalog from Buffalo & Chautauqua at ImagineLifelongLearning.com

  "Appreciating our Past = Imagining our Future = Pursuit of Happiness" - DG

"Visit Buffalo Niagara - Explore a place where art, architecture, history and nature come together like old friends"
  2012 - 2013 Official Buffalo Niagara Visitors Guidebook Cover

C-SAAHN was established in 2009 as a unique digital enterprise and network designed to help link volunteers and lifelong learning communities


as part of the "Buffalo-Chautauqua Idea: Exploring American Legacy through Place-based Lifelong Learning and Imagination"


 Besides the IMAGINE Series, C-SAAHN is also the creator and sponsor of:

          Landmark Cruise See- 100 Things Every Western New Yorker Should Do At Least Once: Take a Miss Buffalo cruise

 Annual Buffalo Day @ Chautauqua

"Art of Investing" Weekly Monday Discussion Class at Chautauqua Institution

Dennis Galucki, C-SAAHN Founder
Chuck LaChiusa, Webmaster, BuffaloAH.com & C-SAAHN




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2011 Fall Series: Why Does PreservationMatter?

2010-11 Lecture Summaries/Audios

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