Interactive talks led by fascinating experts

Thank you! Your submission has been received!
Oops! Something went wrong while submitting the form.

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

Speaker: 
Robin Cembalest
Thursday, June 24th, 9am-11am PT / 12pm-2pm ET

In this two-hour workshop, former ARTnews editor Robin Cembalest will share basic skills for writing about art in clear, accessible language. The class is useful for professional writers, aspiring writers, artists, educators, curators, arts workers, and arts aficionados.

60cbe3674806194b9f58f7aa,60cbe367480619113458f83c,60cbe367480619c73158f7ad,60cbe3674806196b0e58f892
Speaker: 
Robin Cembalest
Wednesday, July 7th, 9am-11am PT / 12pm-2pm ET

In this intensive workshop, former ARTnews editor and social media expert Robin Cembalest will share creative and practical strategies for visual artists seeking ways to maximize the power of Instagram.

60cbe3674806194b9f58f7aa,60cbe367480619113458f83c,60cbe367480619c73158f7ad
Speaker: 
Molly Stillman
Wednesday, July 7th, 5pm-6:30pm PT / 8pm-9:30pm ET

This class will break down the basics of how to create quality content for different social media platforms such as blogs, Pinterest, Instagram, and Facebook. We'll go over how to gain authentic followers to not only increase your following but also increase engagement with your followers. You'll leave with practical action steps to grow your online platforms.

60cbe367480619c73158f7ad,60cbe367480619113458f83c
Speaker: 
James McGowan
Wednesday, July 14th, 4pm-5:30pm PT / 7pm-8:30pm ET

In this one-session, 90-minute seminar and Q&A, you’ll learn everything you need to know about finding an agent for your picture books, whether you’re an author, illustrator, or author-illustrator. From selecting which manuscript to query with, crafting a query letter that grabs attention, choosing your additional manuscripts in the submission package, and keeping track of your queries sent -- you’ll come away from this session ready to dive into the query trenches confidently.

60cbe367480619113458f83c,60cbe3674806195cb958f893,60cbe367480619c73158f7ad
Speaker: 
Rory Yakubov
Wednesday, July 14th, 5pm-6pm PT / 8pm-9pm ET

Learn how to use social media to build an education business and become a huge seller of resources online.

60cbe367480619113458f83c
Speaker: 
Robin Cembalest
Wednesday, July 21st, 3pm-5pm PT / 6pm-8pm ET

In this two-hour workshop, former ARTnews editor Robin Cembalest will share basic skills for writing about art in clear, accessible language. The class is useful for professional writers, aspiring writers, artists, educators, curators, arts workers, and arts aficionados.

Speaker: 
Jessica Faust
Wednesdays, Jul 21 & Jul 28, 5pm-6:30pm PT / 8pm-9:30pm ET

This two-part workshop will give you an in-depth understanding of the nonfiction book proposal—an essential component to getting any book deal. You will learn how to examine your nonfiction book idea, what elements are needed to craft a strong nonfiction proposal, how to determine which information to highlight, and the steps to creating a powerful book proposal that will take you from agent to publisher.

60cbe367480619113458f83c,60cbe367480619c73158f7ad,60cbe3674806195cb958f893
Speaker: 
Amanda Montell
Tuesday, July 27th, 5pm-6pm PT / 8pm-9pm ET

In this 60-minute session, aspiring authors will get a peek inside the elusive publishing process to learn how to take a simple idea and turn it into a six-figure book deal. Everyone will gain access to essential tips and sample materials, as well as a transparent Q&A with author Amanda Montell.

60cbe367480619cd0a58f7c0,60cbe367480619113458f83c
Speaker: 
Molly Stillman
Monday, August 2nd, 5pm-6:30pm PT / 8pm-9:30pm ET

Thinking about starting a blog, or looking to learn helpful tips and tricks for sprucing up an existing one? This Blogging 101 class is designed to help you create an online platform that stands out above the noise. Whether you’re new to blogging or looking to get a refresher, this class is for you.

60cbe367480619c73158f7ad,60cbe367480619113458f83c
Speaker: 
Sirin Kale
Wednesday, August 4th, 10:30am-11:30am PT / 1:30pm-2:30pm ET

A masterclass in feature writing from one of the most respected feature writers in British journalism today. Please note that the ticket price for this event is listed in US dollars. It will be offered at 10:30am Pacific Time (US) which is 6:30pm British Summer Time (UK).

60cbe3674806195cb958f893,60cbe367480619113458f83c,60cbe367480619c73158f7ad
Speaker: 
Jessica Reino
Wednesday, August 4th, 2pm-3:30pm PT / 5pm-6:30pm ET

This event will provide an overview of possible reasons a query and submission material are being rejected by agents and what to do to turn those rejections into requests.

60cbe367480619113458f83c,60cbe367480619c73158f7ad
Speaker: 
Brianne Davis
Wednesdays, Aug 4 - Aug 25, 5pm-6:30pm PT / 8pm-9:30pm ET

Get an emotional tune-up! Based on the 10 Rules from Brianne Davis’ #1 best-selling novel, Secret Life of a Hollywood Sex & Love Addict, learn how to improve your relationships, stop destructive behaviors, release shame, and embrace self-love.

60cbe367480619113458f83c,60cbe367480619f7f658f7cf
Speaker: 
Andrew Scrivani
Wednesday, August 25th, 9am-10am PT / 12pm-1pm ET

Join us for this free session designed to give you an overview of Andrew Scrivani’s upcoming Speakeasy workshops for this fall.

60cbe3674806196b0e58f892
Speaker: 
Andrew Scrivani
Wednesday, August 25th, 5pm-6pm PT / 8pm-9pm ET

Join us for this free session designed to give you an overview of Andrew Scrivani’s upcoming Speakeasy workshops for this fall.

60cbe3674806196b0e58f892
Speaker: 
Andrew Scrivani
Wednesdays, Sep 8 - Sep 22, 9am-10:30am PT / 12pm-1:30pm ET

Work with Andrew Scrivani, New York Times Food Photographer, in a small group setting to craft your public-facing work to help express and solidify your style so you can take your photography hobby, career, or social media offerings to the next level.

60cbe3674806196b0e58f892,60cbe367480619113458f83c,60cbe367480619c73158f7ad
Speaker: 
Rebecca Makkai
Wednesdays, Sep 8 - Sep 29, 5pm-6:30pm PT / 8pm-9:30pm ET

Join Rebecca Makkai to learn to read like a writer. In this discussion- and lecture-based class, we'll use short assigned texts to become stronger and more engaging writers.

60cbe3674806195cb958f893,60cbe367480619cd0a58f7c0
Speaker: 
Andrew Scrivani
Wednesdays, Sep 8 - Sep 22, 5pm-6:30pm PT / 8pm-9:30pm ET

Work with Andrew Scrivani, New York Times Food Photographer, in a small group setting to craft your public-facing work to help express and solidify your style so you can take your photography hobby, career, or social media offerings to the next level.

60cbe3674806196b0e58f892,60cbe367480619113458f83c,60cbe367480619c73158f7ad
Speaker: 
Jessica Faust
Wednesdays, Sep 15 & Sep 22, 5pm-6pm PT / 8pm-9pm ET

This 2-part workshop looks at the query letter and its role in the writing and publishing process. We’ll talk about how authors can use the query during the writing process, its importance to getting a publishing deal, and how an agent views the query. Most importantly, attendees will learn how to write a strong query letter and blurb to grab an agent’s attention and take their careers to the next step.

60cbe367480619cd0a58f7c0,60cbe367480619113458f83c
Thursdays, Sep 16 - Sep 30, 9am-11am PT / 12pm-2pm ET

This course is designed to teach the basics of urban planning, city geography, and civic design, in a way that will allow the application of these disciplines to the design of video game spaces. Participants will learn to come up with civic concepts, design urban environments, and craft fertile, believable, and memorable virtual cities.

60cbe367480619113458f83c,60cbe367480619c73158f7ad
Speaker: 
Andrew Scrivani
Wednesdays, Oct 6 - Oct 20, 9am-10:30am PT / 12pm-1:30pm ET

Are you a food photographer who is stuck tackling the same or similar projects over and over again, unable to break through to the next level of your career? Join New York Times Food Photographer, Andrew Scrivani, in this workshop designed to help you push your creative and professional edge and up-level the types of projects you’re able to land.

60cbe3674806196b0e58f892,60cbe367480619c73158f7ad,60cbe367480619113458f83c
Speaker: 
Andrew Scrivani
Wednesdays, Oct 6 - Oct 20, 5pm-6:30pm PT / 8pm-9:30pm ET

Are you a food photographer who is stuck tackling the same or similar projects over and over again, unable to break through to the next level of your career? Join New York Times Food Photographer, Andrew Scrivani, in this workshop designed to help you push your creative and professional edge and up-level the types of projects you’re able to land.

60cbe3674806196b0e58f892,60cbe367480619c73158f7ad,60cbe367480619113458f83c
Speaker: 
Andrew Scrivani
Wednesdays, Nov 3 - Nov 17, 9am-10:30am PT / 12pm-1:30pm ET

Join New York Times Food Photographer Andrew Scrivani in this three-part workshop focused on the business fundamentals of building a successful, scalable food photography career. Whether you’re taking the first steps to translate your hobby into a side-hustle, making the leap from side-hustle to full-time food photography, or looking for ways grow your established food photography business––this workshop will focus on equipping you with the business knowledge and practices necessary to growing your business in a sustainable way.

60cbe367480619c73158f7ad,60cbe3674806196b0e58f892,60cbe367480619113458f83c
Speaker: 
Andrew Scrivani
Wednesdays, Nov 3 - Nov 17, 5pm-6:30pm PT / 8pm-9:30pm ET

Join New York Times Food Photographer Andrew Scrivani in this three-part workshop focused on the business fundamentals of building a successful, scalable food photography career. Whether you’re taking the first steps to translate your hobby into a side-hustle, making the leap from side-hustle to full-time food photography, or looking for ways grow your established food photography business––this workshop will focus on equipping you with the business knowledge and practices necessary to growing your business in a sustainable way.

60cbe367480619c73158f7ad,60cbe3674806196b0e58f892,60cbe367480619113458f83c

Past Events

Past Events

Speaker: 
Robin Cembalest
Tuesday, June 22nd, 9am-11am PT / 12pm-2pm ET

In this two-hour workshop, former ARTnews editor Robin Cembalest will share basic skills for writing about art in clear, accessible language. The class is useful for professional writers, aspiring writers, artists, educators, curators, arts workers, and arts aficionados.

60cbe3674806194b9f58f7aa,60cbe367480619113458f83c,60cbe367480619c73158f7ad,60cbe3674806196b0e58f892
Speaker: 
Jessica Faust
Wednesdays, Jun 16 & Jun 23, 5pm-6pm PT / 8pm-9pm ET

This 2-part workshop looks at the query letter and its role in the writing and publishing process. We’ll talk about how authors can use the query during the writing process, its importance to getting a publishing deal, and how an agent views the query. Most importantly, attendees will learn how to write a strong query letter and blurb to grab an agent’s attention and take their careers to the next step.

60cbe367480619cd0a58f7c0,60cbe367480619113458f83c
Speaker: 
Susan Hawk
Tuesdays, Jun 15 & Jun 22, 5pm-6pm PT / 8pm-9pm ET

Join literary agent Susan Hawk for an interactive workshop designed to help you get your children’s book published.

60cbe3674806195cb958f893
Thursdays, Jun 10 & Jun 17, 5pm-6:30pm PT / 8pm-9:30pm ET

During the Trump era, pundits and critics repeatedly invoked the notion of the postmodern to describe the “post-truth” moment we were supposedly living through. In this seminar, we will revisit two seminal accounts of postmodernism and assess their relevance to recent political and cultural convulsions.

60cbe367480619acc058f7cd,60cbe367480619cd0a58f7c0,60cbe36748061950ce58f7c2
Speaker: 
Susan Spungen
Wednesdays, Jun 9 - Jun 23, 5pm-6:15pm PT / 8pm-9:15pm ET

This course will teach you the art and science of developing original recipes that taste great and look even better. From coming up with a concept all the way through completing and photographing a finished recipe, Susan will walk you through everything you need to know––some of which you may never have even thought of!

60cbe3674806192c7358f7b9,60cbe3674806199bba58f7d0,60cbe367480619113458f83c,60cbe3674806194b9f58f7aa
Speaker: 
Molly Stillman
Wednesday, June 9th, 5pm-6:30pm PT / 8pm-9:30pm ET

Thinking about starting a blog, or looking to learn helpful tips and tricks for sprucing up an existing one? This Blogging 101 class is designed to help you create an online platform that stands out above the noise. Whether you’re new to blogging or looking to get a refresher, this class is for you.

60cbe367480619c73158f7ad,60cbe367480619113458f83c
Speaker: 
Jill Heinerth
Mondays, Jun 7 - Jun 21, 5pm-6:30pm PT / 8pm-9:30pm ET

Did you ever wonder how the top professionals capture amazing underwater pictures? Jill Heinerth, Fellow of the Academy of Underwater Arts and Sciences and International Scuba Diving Hall of Fame, shares her secrets, techniques and expedition experiences to help you improve your ability to capture compelling underwater images.

60cbe3674806194b9f58f7aa,60cbe367480619113458f83c,60cbe367480619c73158f7ad
Speaker: 
Jodi Roebuck
Sunday, June 6th, 1pm-2:45pm PT (US) / Monday, June 7th, 8am-9:45am NZST (New Zealand)

Learn the gardening strategies of Roebuck Farm, a leader in sustainable farming, and how you can use them to make your farming business bloom. This event is being held on Sunday, June 6th, 1pm PT, which is Monday, June 7th, 8am in New Zealand. The ticket price is listed in USD.

60cbe3674806192c7358f7b9,60cbe36748061901bb58f83a,60cbe367480619146558f7c5,60cbe367480619113458f83c,60cbe367480619c73158f7ad,60cbe367480619f7f658f7cf,60cbe367480619e17a58f7b5
Speaker: 
Jamie Novak
Wednesdays, Jun 2 & Jun 9, 5pm-6pm PT / 8pm-9pm ET

Do you feel like you are so far behind you might never catch up? Tired of the same organizing advice that doesn’t seem to be working? Learn how to clear the clutter so you can enjoy life!

60cbe367480619113458f83c,60cbe367480619f7f658f7cf
Speaker: 
Suzie Townsend
Tuesdays, Jun 1 & Jun 8, 5pm-6pm PT / 8pm-9pm ET

If you want to get a literary agent, you have to hook them quickly with your submission materials. The two most critical items during your initial agent first impression are the all-important query letter and first pages of your story. This workshop will teach you how to create an amazing agent submission and provide an opportunity to receive personalized feedback from Suzie on the first five pages of your draft manuscript or proposal.

60cbe367480619113458f83c,60cbe367480619cd0a58f7c0,60cbe3674806195cb958f893
Speaker: 
Brad Blazar
Tuesday, June 1st, 5pm-5:45pm PT / 8pm-8:45pm ET

Finding your purpose is KEY in getting long-term success and breaking beyond the limiting beliefs and self-doubt that holds us back–in life and business. Join global consultant and experienced business coach Brad Blazar in this workshop dedicated to helping you identify and leverage your purpose.

60cbe367480619113458f83c,60cbe367480619f7f658f7cf
Speaker: 
Christine Cho
Wednesdays, May 26 - Jun 16, 3pm-4:30pm PT / 6pm-7:30pm ET

Join Christine Cho, a professional makeup and hair artist, in this four-part makeup workshop covering basics like achieving an even, glowing complexion; covering dark under-eye circles; nailing natural-looking brows; figuring out personal eyelash perfection; and all the best lip products and tricks. Learn pro tips, try out techniques live, and receive feedback from a pro.

60cbe3674806194b9f58f7aa,60cbe367480619f7f658f7cf,60cbe367480619113458f83c
Thursday, May 20th, 5pm-6:30pm PT / 8pm-9:30pm ET

An expert on interior design, fabrics, textiles, and bringing spaces to life, Kathryn M. Ireland will help attendees analyze which fabrics mesh well together to create spaces filled with color and life.

60cbe367480619113458f83c,60cbe3674806194b9f58f7aa
Speaker: 
Robin Cembalest
Wednesday, May 19th, 5pm-7pm PT / 8pm-10pm ET

Can you describe yourself and your art in 30 seconds? In this lively workshop, Robin Cembalest, a longtime coach and mentor, shares exercises, tips, and one-on-one feedback to teach participants how to craft the classic elevator pitch.

60cbe3674806194b9f58f7aa,60cbe367480619113458f83c
Speaker: 
Olga Karlovac
Wednesdays, May 19 - Jun 9, 12pm-1:30pm ET / 4pm-5:30pm GMT

Join internationally-acclaimed, black and white, street, and abstract photographer Olga Karlovac for an intimate workshop designed to guide you through the process of building, self-publishing, and marketing a photo book featuring your photography work. In this intimate workshop, Olga is excited to offer you her experience from the whole process of self-publishing her three photo books titled “The Disarray,” “Before Winter,” and Escape” and having her photography featured in many magazines and exhibitions around the world. This event is being offered at 9am Pacific Time / 6pm Central European Summer Time. The ticket price is listed in USD.

60cbe3674806194b9f58f7aa,60cbe36748061901bb58f83a,60cbe367480619113458f83c,60cbe367480619cd0a58f7c0,60cbe367480619c73158f7ad
Speaker: 
Molly Stillman
Monday, May 17th, 5pm-6:30pm PT / 8pm-9:30pm ET

Thinking about starting a blog, or looking to learn helpful tips and tricks for sprucing up an existing one? This Blogging 101 class is designed to help you create an online platform that stands out above the noise. Whether you’re new to blogging or looking to get a refresher, this class is for you.

60cbe367480619c73158f7ad,60cbe367480619113458f83c
Speaker: 
Nicole Tung
Mondays, May 17 - Jun 7, 11:30am-1pm ET / 3:30pm-5pm GMT

Join Nicole Tung, a photojournalist with over a decade of experience in covering conflict, as she discusses how to generate story ideas, and how to approach complex topics with empathy and intention. With these foundations, we’ll talk about ways of strengthening storytelling techniques to better document issues of socio-political and human rights importance. Nicole will also look at how to develop short and long-term projects, from research to image-making to editing work. She will also share some lessons learned along the way from photographing in difficult situations and managing a freelance career.

60cbe3674806196b0e58f892
Fridays, May 14 & May 21, 5pm-6:30pm PT / 8pm-9:30pm ET

In this workshop, award-winning sports photographer Scott Strazzante will inspire and instruct on how to improve your sports photography. In addition, each person will receive a 30-minute one-on-one portfolio review with Scott.

60cbe3674806196b0e58f892,60cbe367480619113458f83c,60cbe3674806199bba58f7d0,60cbe3674806194b9f58f7aa
Speaker: 
Austen Tosone
Thursday, May 13th, 5pm-6pm PT / 8pm-9pm ET

Search engine optimization can seem overwhelming, but it really comes down to a few best practices to help your content get discovered on search engines. This workshop will focus on the basics from talking about the long-term benefits of being strategic with SEO, auditing your blog with analytics, the basic elements of keyword research, and how to build links and authority to drive consistent traffic to your blog.

60cbe367480619113458f83c
Speaker: 
Jessica Faust
Wednesdays, May 12 & May 19, 5pm-6pm PT / 8pm-9pm ET

This 2-part workshop looks at the query letter and its role in the writing and publishing process. We’ll talk about how authors can use the query during the writing process, its importance to getting a publishing deal, and how an agent views the query. Most importantly, attendees will learn how to write a strong query letter and blurb to grab an agent’s attention and take their careers to the next step.

60cbe367480619cd0a58f7c0,60cbe367480619113458f83c
Speaker: 
Andrew Henry
Sundays, May 9 - Jun 6, 9am-10am PT / 12pm-1pm ET

In this four-session seminar, we’ll use archaeological evidence to understand the magical rituals the ancient Romans practiced. We'll examine our own modern notions about the differences between magic, science, and religion, and explore how our modern categories influence how we examine ancient evidence.

60cbe36748061938c558f7be,60cbe367480619aa3758f7b4
Speaker: 
Suzie Townsend
Tuesdays, May 4 & May 11, 5pm-6pm PT / 8pm-9pm ET

If you want to get a literary agent, you have to hook them quickly with your submission materials. The two most critical items during your initial agent first impression are the all-important query letter and first pages of your story. This workshop will teach you how to create an amazing agent submission and provide an opportunity to receive personalized feedback from Suzie on the first five pages of your draft manuscript or proposal.

60cbe367480619113458f83c,60cbe367480619cd0a58f7c0,60cbe3674806195cb958f893
Thursday, April 22nd, 5pm-6:30pm PT / 8pm-9:30pm ET

An expert on interior design, fabrics, textiles, and bringing spaces to life, Kathryn M. Ireland will help attendees analyze which fabrics mesh well together to create spaces filled with color and life.

60cbe367480619113458f83c,60cbe3674806194b9f58f7aa
Speaker: 
James Tanton
Thursday, April 22nd, 5pm-6pm PT / 8pm-9pm ET

Let’s have some bold and brash math fun! Five basic principles for mathematical thinking and practice can transform one’s approach to the entire subject. They can unravel deep joy, deep understanding, deep personal confidence, and intellectual glee. (Who doesn’t want to experience glee in mathematics?)

60cbe367480619113458f83c,60cbe3674806199bba58f7d0
Speaker: 
Gary Hershorn
Thursdays, Apr 22 & Apr 29, 5pm-6:30pm PT / 8pm-9:30pm ET

Join photojournalist Gary Hershorn for an intimate workshop focused on taking the best photos of the sun and moon as they rise and fall in the sky over your city.

60cbe3674806194b9f58f7aa,60cbe3674806196b0e58f892,60cbe367480619113458f83c,60cbe367480619c73158f7ad
Speaker: 
Jessica Faust
Thursdays, Apr 22 & Apr 29, 5pm-6pm PT / 8pm-9pm ET

This 2-part workshop looks at the query letter and its role in the writing and publishing process. We’ll talk about how authors can use the query during the writing process, its importance to getting a publishing deal, and how an agent views the query. Most importantly, attendees will learn how to write a strong query letter and blurb to grab an agent’s attention and take their careers to the next step.

60cbe367480619cd0a58f7c0,60cbe367480619113458f83c
Speaker: 
Chris Facey
Thursday, April 22nd, 4pm-5:30pm PT / 7pm-8:30pm ET

In this single-session seminar, we will examine the intentionality behind creating photographs. By engaging in an open discussion, you'll come away from the event with a better understanding of why you create images.

60cbe3674806196b0e58f892
Speaker: 
David Peterson
Monday, April 19th, 3pm-4:30pm PT / 6pm-7:30pm ET

It’s been ten years since the first episode of “Game of Thrones” aired on HBO and changed the landscape of language creation forever. In this retrospective, series language creator David J. Peterson will detail what went into creating the languages of an era-defining show and explore what’s next.

60cbe367480619cd0a58f7c0,60cbe3674806195cb958f893
Speaker: 
Richard Toye
Saturdays, Apr 17 & Apr 24, 10am-11am PT / 1pm-2pm ET

This event will teach you the key principles of devising a successful book proposal. You will learn how to devise a clear pitch to maximise your chances of getting a publisher’s attention.

60cbe367480619cd0a58f7c0,60cbe367480619113458f83c,60cbe3674806195cb958f893
Speaker: 
Wootak Kim
Wednesdays, Apr 14 - Apr 28, 5:30pm-7pm PT / 8:30pm-10pm ET

We’ll explore how to begin creating social media content based on your passions. We’ll talk about social media as a whole, algorithms, ways to monetize, tips for creativity, and how to stay consistent.

60cbe367480619113458f83c
Wednesdays, Apr 14 & Apr 21, 5pm-6:30pm PT / 8pm-9:30pm ET

The philosopher Michel Foucault developed the concepts of “biopower” and “biopolitics” to analyze the state’s growing involvement in the biological life of citizens. This seminar will explore the applicability of Foucault’s theory to the politics of COVID-19.

60cbe36748061950ce58f7c2,60cbe367480619acc058f7cd,60cbe367480619e28958f7ae
Speaker: 
Jodi Roebuck
Sunday, April 11th, 1pm-2:30pm (PT) / Monday, April 12th, 8am-9:30 (New Zealand)

Learn the gardening strategies of Roebuck Farm, a leader in sustainable farming, and how you can use them to make your farming business bloom. This event is being offered on Sunday, April 11th 1pm PT, which is Monday, April 12th 8am NZST in New Zealand. The ticket price is listed in USD.

60cbe3674806192c7358f7b9,60cbe36748061901bb58f83a,60cbe367480619146558f7c5,60cbe367480619113458f83c,60cbe367480619c73158f7ad,60cbe367480619f7f658f7cf,60cbe367480619e17a58f7b5
Speaker: 
Andrew Henry
Saturdays & Sundays, Apr 10 - Apr 18, 10am-11am PT / 1pm-2pm ET

What kind of world did John the Baptist, Jesus, and the Apostle Paul inhabit? In this four-session seminar, we’ll examine the archaeology of 2nd Temple Period Judaism as well as the world of the Roman Empire in which Christianity first emerged.

60cbe36748061938c558f7be,60cbe367480619aa3758f7b4
Speaker: 
Andrew Scrivani
Wednesdays, Apr 7 & Apr 14, 5pm-7pm PT / 8pm-10pm ET

This Rut Recovery workshop is structured to help Food Photographers work out of their creative ruts by working on projects outside of their every day routine with the support and guidance of an industry expert. Andrew will help push you out of your comfort zone and find what works for you to refresh your work.

60cbe3674806194b9f58f7aa,60cbe367480619c73158f7ad,60cbe367480619113458f83c,60cbe3674806196b0e58f892
Speaker: 
Nicholas Gill
Wednesdays, Apr 7 - Apr 28, 5pm-6pm PT / 8pm-9pm ET

Join professional food writer Nicholas Gill for this four-session workshop covering various genres of food writing (recipe writing, narrative food writing, and food criticism) and how to get your writing published. You'll also receive personalized feedback on three writing assignments.

60cbe367480619cd0a58f7c0,60cbe3674806192c7358f7b9,60cbe367480619113458f83c
Speaker: 
Suzie Townsend
Tuesdays, Apr 6 & Apr 13, 5pm-6pm PT / 8pm-9pm ET

If you want to get a literary agent, you have to hook them quickly with your submission materials. The two most critical items during your initial agent first impression are the all-important query letter and first pages of your story. This workshop will teach you how to create an amazing agent submission and provide an opportunity to receive personalized feedback from Suzie on the first five pages of your draft manuscript or proposal.

60cbe367480619113458f83c,60cbe367480619cd0a58f7c0,60cbe3674806195cb958f893
Speaker: 
Rebecca Makkai
Mondays, Apr 5 - Apr 26, 5pm-6:30pm PT / 8pm-9:30pm ET

Join novelist Rebecca Makkai for an intimate workshop designed to help you write an original short story or the first chapter of a novel or memoir -- or to continue work on one in progress. In each session, Rebecca will teach a different aspect of writing craft: backstory, motivation, dialogue, and character evolution.

60cbe367480619cd0a58f7c0,60cbe367480619113458f83c
Mondays & Wednesdays, Apr 5 - Apr 21, 5pm-6pm PT / 8pm-9pm ET

This seminar is on sex differences, an eternal flame in the culture wars. I'll be covering 6 essential topics, the biological foundations of sex, sex differences in sexuality, sex differences in personality, the nature and nurture of sex differences, sex differences at work, and the sex differences controversy itself. This seminar takes the evidence-based perspective that men and women are significantly biologically and psychologically different.

60cbe367480619146558f7c5
Friday, April 2nd, 8am-9am PT / 5pm-6pm CET

In this dynamic event, we will examine the most vital elements needed for brands and influencers to work better together. By discussing key action points from gifting to loans to paid partnerships, attendees will come away from the event with crucial and game-changing knowledge on how to better their business, no matter if they’re an influencer or a brand rep.

60cbe36748061901bb58f83a,60cbe367480619113458f83c,60cbe367480619c73158f7ad
Tuesday, March 30th, 5pm-6:30pm PT / 8pm-9:30pm ET

Take your comedy career to the next level with personalized instruction and feedback from professional comedian Sarah Tollemache.

60cbe367480619113458f83c,60cbe3674806199bba58f7d0,60cbe3674806195cb958f893
Speaker: 
Tayo Rockson
Saturday, March 27th, 12pm-1:30pm PT / 3pm-4:30pm ET

In this 90-minute spoken word event, Tayo will share his experiences growing up Black on four continents as he grappled with his identity, changes, growth, loss and realizing what his calling was. Participants will enjoy live performance from Tayo accompanied by many opportunities for Q&A and discussion of the timely topics his work raises.

60cbe3674806194b9f58f7aa,60cbe36748061910a258f7b1,60cbe367480619cd0a58f7c0
Speaker: 
Tayo Rockson
Friday, March 26th, 5pm-6:30pm PT / 8pm-9:30pm ET

In this 90-minute spoken word event, Tayo will share his experiences growing up Black on four continents as he grappled with his identity, changes, growth, loss and realizing what his calling was. Participants will enjoy live performance from Tayo accompanied by many opportunities for Q&A and discussion of the timely topics his work raises.

60cbe3674806194b9f58f7aa,60cbe36748061910a258f7b1,60cbe367480619cd0a58f7c0
Wednesdays, Mar 24 & Mar 31, 5pm-6pm PT / 8pm-9pm ET

In plain-English, everything you need to understand the basics of how cryptocurrencies are created and managed.

60cbe36748061901bb58f83a,60cbe367480619113458f83c,60cbe36748061950ce58f7c2,60cbe367480619c73158f7ad
Speaker: 
Amy Kurzweil
Wednesday, March 24th, 5pm-6pm PT / 8pm-9pm ET

In this hour-long session, students will learn key cartooning principles, theories, and approaches that will prepare them to dream up their own cartoons. We’ll do generative prompts together and then draw and share our funny thoughts and sketches (no experience necessary).

60cbe367480619113458f83c,60cbe3674806194b9f58f7aa,60cbe3674806199bba58f7d0
Speaker: 
Dariany Santana
Tuesdays, Mar 23 & Mar 30, 5pm-6pm PT / 8pm-9pm ET

Learn how to break in as an on-air personality and thrive by hearing Dariany’s triumphs and mistakes as a personality for the past 6 years. She will share tricks that she learned and experiences that will teach what to do and definitely what NOT to do.

60cbe367480619113458f83c,60cbe367480619c73158f7ad,60cbe36748061950ce58f7c2,60cbe3674806192c7358f7b9
Tuesday, March 23rd, 5pm-6pm PT / 8pm-9pm ET

Learn what it takes to become a professional comedian from someone who has done it. Professional comedian Sarah Tollemache will share how she got started in comedy, insights she has learned over the years professionally, and what you can do to have a career like hers.

60cbe367480619113458f83c,60cbe3674806199bba58f7d0,60cbe3674806195cb958f893
Speaker: 
Susan Spungen
Sundays, Mar 21 - Apr 11, 10am-11am PT / 1pm-2pm ET

This course will teach you the art and science of developing original recipes that taste great and look even better. From coming up with a concept all the way through completing and photographing a finished recipe, Susan will walk you through everything you need to know––some of which you may never have even thought of!

60cbe3674806192c7358f7b9,60cbe3674806199bba58f7d0,60cbe367480619113458f83c,60cbe3674806194b9f58f7aa,60cbe3674806196b0e58f892
Speaker: 
Matt Beat
Thursday, March 18th, 5pm-6pm PT / 8pm-9pm ET

Mr. Beat guides you through common logical fallacies and gives you tips for how to spot them.

60cbe367480619113458f83c
Tuesday, March 16th, 6pm-7pm PT / 9pm-10pm ET

Master photographer Scott Robert Lim is kicking off an in-depth mentorship program in April. At this event, he’ll talk about how he has trained many world-class photographers and the plan for this mentorship program. He’ll also answer questions so you can decide if you’d like to participate. The cost of this ticket will be applied toward the mentoring program for anyone who signs up for both.

60cbe3674806194b9f58f7aa,60cbe367480619113458f83c,60cbe3674806196b0e58f892
Speaker: 
Amanda Montell
Tuesday, March 16th, 5pm-6pm PT / 8pm-9pm ET

In this 60-minute session, aspiring authors will get a peek inside the elusive publishing process to learn how to take a simple idea and turn it into a six-figure book deal. Everyone will gain access to essential tips and sample materials, as well as a transparent Q&A with author Amanda Montell.

60cbe367480619cd0a58f7c0,60cbe367480619113458f83c,60cbe3674806195cb958f893
Speaker: 
David Shiffman
Mondays, Mar 15 & Mar 22, 5pm-6:30pm PT / 8pm-9:30pm ET

In this 2-session workshop, participants will learn the basics of how to share their expertise with the interested public using modern communications tools. It will include guided interactive activities as well as advanced tips and tricks, taught by one of the most-followed scientists in the world.

60cbe367480619146558f7c5,60cbe367480619c73158f7ad,60cbe367480619113458f83c
Speaker: 
Susan Spungen
Saturdays, Mar 13 - Mar 27, 10am-11am PT / 1pm-2pm ET

This course will teach you the art and science of developing original recipes that taste great and look great. From coming up with a concept all the way through to completing and photographing a finished recipe, Susan will walk you through everything you need to know – some of which you may never have even thought of!

60cbe3674806192c7358f7b9,60cbe3674806199bba58f7d0,60cbe367480619113458f83c,60cbe3674806194b9f58f7aa,60cbe3674806196b0e58f892
Speaker: 
Sylvia Bishop
Saturday, March 13th, 10:30am-12:30pm ET / 3:30pm-5:30pm GMT

An enthralling setting is key to children’s fiction, and can even become fodder for daydreams and games once the book is closed. With a focus on middle childhood (6-12 years), this workshop will give you tools to create mesmerizing worlds for young readers.

60cbe367480619cd0a58f7c0,60cbe367480619113458f83c,60cbe3674806195cb958f893
Saturday, March 13th, 7am-8am PT / 10am-11am ET

Join marine biologist Melissa Cristina Márquez as she dives into the secret lives of sharks, from their past to their perilous present.

60cbe367480619146558f7c5
Thursdays, Mar 11 - Mar 25, 9am-11am PT / 12pm-2pm ET

This course is designed to teach the basics of urban planning, city geography, and civic design, in a way that will allow the application of these disciplines to the design of video game spaces. Participants will learn to come up with civic concepts, design urban environments, and craft fertile, believable, and memorable virtual cities.

60cbe367480619113458f83c,60cbe367480619c73158f7ad
Speaker: 
Jill Heinerth
Mondays, Mar 8 - Mar 22, 5pm-6:30pm PT / 8pm-9:30pm ET

Did you ever wonder how the top professionals capture amazing underwater pictures? Jill Heinerth, Fellow of the Academy of Underwater Arts and Sciences and International Scuba Diving Hall of Fame, shares her secrets, techniques and expedition experiences to help you improve your ability to capture compelling underwater images.

60cbe3674806194b9f58f7aa,60cbe367480619113458f83c,60cbe367480619c73158f7ad,60cbe3674806196b0e58f892
Speaker: 
Andrew Henry
Saturdays, Mar 6 - Mar 27, 10am-11am PT / 1pm-2pm ET

In this four-session seminar, we’ll examine the archaeology of the cultures that lived in the Near East from the Bronze Age to the Iron Age, especially the Canaanites, Israelites, and Philistines. By unearthing material and textual evidence, we’ll explore how scholars approach the study of ancient history, especially when archaeological evidence tells a different story than Biblical narratives.

60cbe36748061938c558f7be,60cbe367480619aa3758f7b4
Speaker: 
Andrew Henry
Saturdays, Mar 6 - Mar 27, 8:30am-9:30am PT / 11:30am-12:30pm ET

In this four-session seminar, we’ll use archaeological evidence to understand the magical rituals the ancient Romans practiced. We'll examine our own modern notions about the differences between magic, science, and religion, and explore how our modern categories influence how we examine ancient evidence.

60cbe36748061938c558f7be,60cbe367480619aa3758f7b4
Speaker: 
Sylvia Bishop
Saturday, March 6th, 10:30am-12:30pm ET / 3:30pm-5:30pm GMT

The concept of ‘game’, in comedy, is anything that happens more than once; and if played well, games are laugh-out-loud funny. Learn to master this tool for humour, and use it to trouble shoot common problems such as time jumps, crowd scenes, exposition and more.

60cbe367480619cd0a58f7c0,60cbe367480619113458f83c,60cbe3674806195cb958f893
Speaker: 
Mark Sundaram
Thursdays, Mar 4 - Mar 25, 4pm-5pm PT / 7pm-8pm ET

In this four-session seminar, we will learn some of the basic principles of etymology. Through a series of linguistic puzzles we will follow in the footsteps of etymologists and historical linguists to reconstruct the relationships between languages and long-forgotten roots English words.

60cbe367480619cd0a58f7c0
Speaker: 
Rory Yakubov
Wednesday, March 3rd, 5pm-6pm PT / 8pm-9pm ET

Need advice on building your brand on social media? This workshop with Rory Yakubov, a 15-year math teacher and Teachers Pay Teachers power user, will help guide you!

60cbe367480619113458f83c
Speaker: 
Andrew Scrivani
Wednesdays, Mar 3 - Mar 17, 6pm-7:30pm GMT

Work with Andrew Scrivani, New York Times Food Photographer, in a small group setting to craft your public-facing work in a way that will help you take your photography hobby, career, or social media offerings to the next level. This workshop includes an assessment of your current work, instruction from Andrew, and individualized written feedback directly from Andrew on a final selection and presentation of your work. While this workshop is best suited for those interested in food photography, photographers of all types and all experience levels are welcome.

60cbe3674806194b9f58f7aa,60cbe367480619c73158f7ad,60cbe367480619113458f83c,60cbe3674806196b0e58f892
Speaker: 
Rory Yakubov
Tuesday, March 2nd, 5pm-6pm PT / 8pm-9pm ET

Do you have teaching materials that you want to sell? Rory Yakubov, a 15-year math teacher and Teachers Pay Teachers power user, can show you how!

60cbe367480619113458f83c
Speaker: 
Rory Yakubov
Monday, March 1st, 5pm-6pm PT / 8pm-9pm ET

Looking to get started creating and posting your teaching resources for sale? Rory Yakubov, a 15-year math teacher and Teachers Pay Teachers power user, will get you started on how to make this happen!

60cbe367480619113458f83c
Sunday, February 28th, 10am-11:30am PT / 1pm-2:30pm ET

In this seminar Brigit will explain some of the basic differences between bumblebees, solitary bees, and honeybees – including lifecycles and nesting behaviour; their relationships with flowering plants; the problems they all face; and, most important, what we can do to help them.

60cbe367480619146558f7c5
Speaker: 
Sylvia Bishop
Saturday, February 27th, 10:30am-12:30pm ET / 3:30pm-5:30pm GMT

We will learn how the concept of a ‘character game’, used in improvised theatre, can help you produce unforgettable characters. Although the emphasis will be on examples from junior fiction, all writers who struggle with characters that ‘sound the same’ are welcome!

60cbe367480619cd0a58f7c0,60cbe367480619113458f83c,60cbe3674806195cb958f893
Speaker: 
Austen Tosone
Thursday, February 25th, 5pm-6pm PT / 8pm-9pm ET

Search engine optimization can seem overwhelming but it really comes down to a few best practices to help your content get discovered on search engines. This workshop will focus on the basics from talking about the long-term benefits of being strategic with SEO, auditing your blog with analytics, the basic elements of keyword research, and how to build links and authority to drive consistent traffic to your blog.

60cbe367480619113458f83c,60cbe3674806195cb958f893,60cbe367480619c73158f7ad
Speaker: 
Rory Yakubov
Thursday, February 25th, 5pm-6pm PT / 8pm-9pm ET

Learn how to use social media to build an education business and become a huge seller of resources online.

60cbe367480619113458f83c
Speaker: 
Larry Swedroe
Thursday, February 25th, 5pm-6:30pm PT / 8pm-9:30pm ET

What’s the investment forecast for 2021? Cloudy, with a chance of pent-up spending, fiscal stimulus, trade tensions, and showers of unexpected determinants. Join investment educator, author, and nationally acclaimed speaker Larry Swedroe in this intimate seminar to learn what to consider as you put together your investment plan for the year ahead.

60cbe36748061950ce58f7c2,60cbe36748061901bb58f83a,60cbe367480619113458f83c
Speaker: 
Mani Marcus
Thursday, February 25th, 5pm-6pm PT / 8pm-9pm ET

A virtual Bravo Happy Hour Mixer! Learn about and discuss the rise of the “Real Housewives of Potomac” with other superfans!

60cbe3674806199bba58f7d0
Speaker: 
Rory Yakubov
Wednesday, February 24th, 5pm-6pm PT / 8pm-9pm ET

Learn how to use social media to build an education business and become a huge seller of resources online.

60cbe367480619113458f83c
Speaker: 
James Tanton
Wednesday, February 24th, 5pm-6:30pm PT / 8pm-9:30pm ET

Do you field questions like, "Why is negative times negative positive?" Have you a beautiful and mathematical solid answer to this question that adequately answers your students' concern? In this 90-minute session, mathematician James Tanton will go through all the tough questions students naturally--and rightly--ask that are surprisingly thorny and deep and offer his mathematical advice on how to address them.

60cbe367480619113458f83c
Tuesday, February 23rd, 5pm-6pm PT / 8pm-9pm ET

Are you curious or concerned about how the global pandemic could impact your retirement? Join Richard Eisenberg, the Managing Editor and Senior Editor of the Money and Work & Purpose Channels at Next Avenue (a PBS site for people 50+), in conversation about 9 retirement trends emerging across the US in 2021 and how they may (or may not) factor into your retirement planning.

60cbe36748061950ce58f7c2,60cbe367480619113458f83c,60cbe36748061901bb58f83a
Speaker: 
Sharon Louden
Monday, February 22nd, 6pm-7:30pm PT / 9pm-10:30pm ET

In this ever-changing world, do you wonder how artists are being creative, sustaining their lives, inspiring people behind the scenes? Join artist, author, and acclaimed lecturer Sharon Louden in this talk dispelling the belief that there is only one way to chart a path into a creative and sustainable life as an artist by revealing a few distinctly different artists who are living their lives despite the obstacles.

60cbe3674806194b9f58f7aa,60cbe367480619113458f83c
Speaker: 
Sylvia Bishop
Saturday, February 20th, 10:30am-12:30pm ET / 3:30pm-5:30pm GMT

An enthralling setting is key to children’s fiction, and can even become fodder for daydreams and games once the book is closed. With a focus on middle childhood (6-12 years), this workshop will give you tools to create mesmerizing worlds for young readers.

60cbe367480619cd0a58f7c0,60cbe367480619113458f83c,60cbe3674806195cb958f893
Speaker: 
Rory Yakubov
Thursday, February 18th, 5pm-6pm PT / 8pm-9pm ET

Learn how to use social media to build an education business and become a huge seller of resources online.

60cbe367480619113458f83c
Speaker: 
Alison Foley
Thursday, February 18th, 4pm-5pm PT / 7pm-8pm ET

This seminar will help high school student-athletes, their families, and coaches understand how to navigate the college recruiting process, specifically through COVID-19.

60cbe367480619113458f83c,60cbe36748061950ce58f7c2
Speaker: 
Rory Yakubov
Wednesday, February 17th, 5pm-6pm PT / 8pm-9pm ET

Learn how to use social media to build an education business and become a huge seller of resources online.

60cbe367480619113458f83c
Speaker: 
Jaime Wilson
Tuesday, February 16th, 5pm-6pm PT / 8pm-9pm ET

This event will provide approachable instructions for how to create a recipe from scratch. The workshop will help participants tackle issues such as ingredient sourcing and recipe inspiration, as well as the very important skill of learning to think on your feet in the kitchen.

60cbe3674806192c7358f7b9,60cbe3674806199bba58f7d0,60cbe367480619113458f83c
Mondays & Thursdays, Feb 15 - Feb 25, 3pm-4pm ET / 8pm-9pm GMT

Evolutionary Psychology examines the human mind through the lens of evolution. This short seminar series explores topics covering the basics of the field and examines, through robust group discussion and Q&A, how evolutionary psychology answers some of the most controversial and persistent questions about human nature.

60cbe367480619146558f7c5,60cbe36748061938c558f7be
Speaker: 
Sylvia Bishop
Saturday, February 13th, 10:30am-12:30pm ET / 3:30pm-5:30pm GMT

The concept of ‘game’, in comedy, is anything that happens more than once; and if played well, games are laugh-out-loud funny. Learn to master this tool for humour, and use it to trouble shoot common problems such as time jumps, crowd scenes, exposition and more.

60cbe367480619cd0a58f7c0,60cbe367480619113458f83c,60cbe3674806195cb958f893
Thursdays, Feb 11 & Feb 18, 5pm-6:30pm PT / 8pm-9:30pm ET

The interdisciplinary theorist René Girard’s work traces the sources of human conflict to the tendency to imitate, and identifies scapegoating as a fundamental means of social pacification. This interactive seminar will explore Girard’s core insights with reference to the fraught realm of contemporary social media.

60cbe36748061938c558f7be,60cbe36748061950ce58f7c2,60cbe367480619acc058f7cd,60cbe367480619c73158f7ad
Speaker: 
Andrew Henry
Sundays & Mondays, Feb 7 - Feb 28, 10am-11am PT / 1pm-2pm ET

In this four-session seminar, we’ll examine the archaeology of the cultures that lived in the Near East from the Bronze Age to the Roman Period, especially the Canaanites, Israelites, and Philistines. By unearthing material and textual evidence, we’ll explore how scholars approach the study of ancient history, especially when archaeological evidence tells a different story than Biblical narratives.

60cbe36748061938c558f7be,60cbe367480619aa3758f7b4
Speaker: 
Sylvia Bishop
Saturday, February 6th, 10:30am-12:30pm ET / 3:30pm-5:30pm GMT

We will learn how the concept of a ‘character game’, used in improvised theatre, can help you produce unforgettable characters. Although the emphasis will be on examples from junior fiction, all writers who struggle with characters that ‘sound the same’ are welcome!

60cbe367480619cd0a58f7c0,60cbe367480619113458f83c,60cbe3674806195cb958f893
Speaker: 
Andrew Scrivani
Wednesdays, Feb 3 - Feb 17, Various times, 90 min

Work with Andrew Scrivani, New York Times Food Photographer, in a small group setting to craft your public-facing work in a way that will help you take your photography hobby, career, or social media offerings to the next level. This workshop includes an assessment of your current work, instruction from Andrew, and individualized written feedback directly from Andrew on a final selection and presentation of your work. While this workshop is best suited for those interested in food photography, photographers of all types and all experience levels are welcome.

60cbe3674806194b9f58f7aa,60cbe367480619c73158f7ad,60cbe367480619113458f83c,60cbe3674806196b0e58f892
Speaker: 
Amanda Montell
Wednesdays, Feb 3 - Feb 17, 5pm-6:30pm PT / 8pm-9:30pm ET

This intimate three-session workshop will offer personalized insight and feedback to help aspiring nonfiction authors craft the most important parts of their book: the thesis, the voice, and the first chapter. Each session will feature helpful craft exercises, resources, and feedback on your writing and ideas.

60cbe367480619cd0a58f7c0,60cbe367480619113458f83c,60cbe3674806195cb958f893
Speaker: 
Jack Rackam
Tuesdays, Feb 2 - Feb 16, 5pm-6:30pm PT / 8pm-9:30pm ET

This event consists of three meetings, each 90-minutes. Session one will be a focused lecture and discussion on how to apply the fundamentals of storytelling to YouTube, followed by two workshop sessions where participants will have the opportunity to have their work critiqued by the speaker and their peers.

60cbe367480619113458f83c
Speaker: 
Andrew Scrivani
Tuesdays, Feb 2 - Feb 16, 5pm-6:30pm PT / 8pm-9:30pm ET

Work with Andrew Scrivani, New York Times Food Photographer, in a small group setting to craft your public-facing work in a way that will help you take your photography hobby, career, or social media offerings to the next level. This workshop includes an assessment of your current work, instruction from Andrew, and individualized written feedback directly from Andrew on a final selection and presentation of your work. While this workshop is best suited for those interested in food photography, photographers of all types and all experience levels are welcome.

60cbe3674806194b9f58f7aa,60cbe367480619c73158f7ad,60cbe367480619113458f83c,60cbe3674806196b0e58f892
Speaker: 
Ronald Neumann
Tuesday, February 2nd, 5pm-6pm PT / 8pm-9pm ET

Join Ronald Neumann, Former US Ambassador to Afghanistan (2005-2007), Bahrain, and Algeria and President of the American Academy of Diplomacy, in an intimate seminar to discuss the US's presence and role in Afghanistan. The speaker's proceeds from this event will be donated to the American Academy of Diplomacy.

60cbe36748061950ce58f7c2,60cbe36748061938c558f7be,60cbe367480619acc058f7cd
Speaker: 
Rebecca Makkai
Mondays, Feb 1 - Feb 22, 5pm-6:30pm PT / 8pm-9:30pm ET

We’ll discuss four common pitfalls of early fiction drafts, and how to avoid them -- or, if necessary, to rescue yourself from the depths.

60cbe367480619cd0a58f7c0,60cbe367480619113458f83c,60cbe3674806195cb958f893
Thursdays, Jan 28 - Feb 11, 9am-10:30am PT / 12pm-1:30pm ET

This course is designed to teach the basics of urban planning, city geography, and civic design, in a way that will allow the application of these disciplines to the design of video game spaces. Participants will learn to come up with civic concepts, design urban environments, and craft fertile, believable, and memorable virtual cities.

60cbe367480619113458f83c,60cbe367480619c73158f7ad
Speaker: 
Razib Khan
Wednesday, January 27th, 5pm-6pm PT / 8pm-9pm ET

Do you have 23andMe or Ancestry.com data that you’re interested in analyzing more deeply? Join geneticist and personal genomics expert Razib Khan for a crash course in getting the most out of the raw data available from popular genetic sites.

60cbe367480619146558f7c5,60cbe367480619113458f83c
Speaker: 
Amanda Montell
Wednesday, January 27th, 5pm-6pm PT / 8pm-9pm ET

In this 60-minute session, aspiring authors will get a peek inside the elusive publishing process to learn how to take a simple idea and turn it into a six-figure book deal. Everyone will gain access to essential tips and sample materials, as well as a transparent Q&A with author Amanda Montell.

60cbe367480619cd0a58f7c0,60cbe367480619113458f83c,60cbe3674806195cb958f893
Speaker: 
Ronald Neumann
Tuesdays, Jan 26 & Feb 2, 5pm-6pm PT / 8pm-9pm ET

Join Ronald Neumann, Former US Ambassador to Afghanistan (2005-2007), Bahrain, and Algeria and president of the American Academy of Diplomacy, in an intimate two-session seminar to learn and discuss the new and old foreign policy questions, tensions, and challenges the Biden Administration will face in the early months of the diplomatic transition of power. Build your understanding of American foreign policy guided by a leader who was there for it and engage in lively discussion with a small group of other curious learners.

60cbe36748061950ce58f7c2,60cbe36748061938c558f7be,60cbe367480619acc058f7cd
Speaker: 
Andrew Henry
Sundays, Jan 24 & Jan 31, 8:30am-9:30am PT / 11:30am-12:30pm ET

In this two-session seminar, we’ll use archaeological evidence to understand the magical rituals the ancient Romans practiced. We'll examine our own modern notions about the differences between magic, science, and religion, and explore how our modern categories influence how we examine ancient evidence.

60cbe36748061938c558f7be,60cbe367480619aa3758f7b4
Speaker: 
Amanda Montell
Tuesday, January 19th, 5pm-6pm PT / 8pm-9pm ET

In this 60 minute session, aspiring authors will get a peek inside the elusive publishing process to learn how to take a simple idea and turn it into a six-figure book deal. Everyone will gain access to essential tips and sample materials, as well as a transparent Q&A with author Amanda Montell.

60cbe367480619cd0a58f7c0,60cbe367480619113458f83c,60cbe3674806195cb958f893
Speaker: 
Roy Dean
Tuesday, January 12th, 5pm-6pm PT / 8pm-9pm ET

Jiu-Jitsu isn’t just about training hard; it’s about training smart. This seminar will give you an overview of the journey to black belt and how to optimize your training for that goal.

60cbe367480619113458f83c
Speaker: 
Andrew Henry
Sundays, Jan 3 - Jan 31, 10am-11am PT / 1pm-2pm ET

In this four-session seminar, we’ll examine the archaeology of the cultures that lived in the Near East from the Bronze Age to the Roman Period, especially the Canaanites, Israelites, and Philistines. By unearthing material and textual evidence, we’ll explore how scholars approach the study of ancient history, especially when archaeological evidence tells a different story than Biblical narratives.

60cbe36748061938c558f7be,60cbe367480619aa3758f7b4
Speaker: 
Adrian Miller
Monday, December 28th, 5:30pm-6:30pm PT / 8:30pm-9:30pm ET

Take a trip around the world to learn New Year's food traditions with the Soul Food Chef Adrian Miller in this single-session seminar. Adrian is a James Beard Award-winning food writer who is passionate about sharing his knowledge of global culture with curious learners––no cooking experience required. What better way to prepare for your own delicious New Year's celebration?!

60cbe3674806192c7358f7b9,60cbe36748061938c558f7be,60cbe367480619113458f83c,60cbe3674806199bba58f7d0
Speaker: 
Jill Heinerth
Tuesday, December 15th, 4-5:30pm PT / 7-8:30pm ET

Now that more people are isolated at home, online presentations using tools like Zoom are becoming the norm. Jill Heinerth will unlock the secrets of professional home broadcasting and offer tips about media platforms, audio, lighting, and creating engaging multimedia presentations.

60cbe367480619c73158f7ad,60cbe367480619113458f83c