Humanities speakers series

Emmy-Winning Composer Behind ‘Queen’s Gambit’ to Speak at Valencia

ORLANDO – Composer Carlos Rafael Rivera, an Emmy-winning composer whose work includes the music for Netflix’s “Queen’s Gambit,” will present [...]

Science Writer Susan Freinkel to Discuss the Perils of the Plastic Age

ORLANDO – Plastic built the modern world. Where would we be without bike helmets, baggies, toothbrushes, and pacemakers? But a century [...]

Pulitzer Prize-Winning Historian to Lecture on Gulf of Mexico

Orlando, FL – Pulitzer Prize-winning historian and author, Jack E. Davis, will appear at Valencia College on Oct. 29 to [...]

Valencia to Host Photo Exhibit from Hiroshima-Nagasaki Bombings; Survivor to Speak at Opening Event

Nearly 75 years after the end of World War II, Valencia College will host an exhibit of photographs from the [...]

Best-selling Author, Witness to Iran’s Revolution to Speak at Valencia

ORLANDO – Do books matter today? Come explore that idea with best-selling author Azar Nafisi when she speaks at Valencia [...]

Grandin: Push Autistic Kids to Stretch Boundaries, Unleash Their Potential

When Temple Grandin visits NASA, Google, Microsoft and other high-tech companies, she sees the same types of people — adult [...]

Autism Advocate Temple Grandin to Speak at Valencia in November

Orlando, FL – Autism activist and animal science expert Temple Grandin will be the keynote speaker for Valencia College’s Humanities [...]