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Donna Spector

playwright, author, poet, retired teacher in Warwick, NY

Ask the Delphic Oracle

PRESENTED ON JUN 17, 2017
IN WARWICK @ VOL 2

Donna Spector  Poet, teacher and playwright takes her students to Greece and asks, "Do you wish you could pose a question to the world’s most famous psychic, the Delphic Oracle, on Mount Parnassos."

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Biomimicry Greece

BY KLEOPATRA ALAMANTARIOTOU
@ VOL 4 ON SEP 20, 2013

Kleopatra Alamantariotou is pursuing a PhD in Innovation and Health at Trinity College Dublin, and her main occupation is obstetrics. She talks about biomimicry, and nature's ability to contain models and ideas. She aims to imitate these designs and processes and apply them to human problems - her approach reveals a new way to appreciate nature as a hidden hero.

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Challange Conventions & Ask Questions

BY JUSTIN PEAKE
@ VOL 12 ON MAY 08, 2014

Drummer / Composer / Producer / Designer / Critical Aestheticist, Justin Peake, shares his collection of principles, ideas and processes that he has collected through his work and travels in creating his art. Check out some of his work at Articulated Works.

 

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Things Kids Don't Do Anymore

BY PETER EXLEY
@ VOL 1 ON AUG 14, 2014

Peter Exley, organizer of PKN Chicago, reminisces about a childhood trip to Greece! 

Goes into depth on his trip to Greece, and the travel journal he kept as a child. 

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Ask Amalia

BY AMALIA ANDRADE
@ VOL 13 ON MAR 03, 2016

Amalia Andrade took the Internet by storm with simple yet powerful and consistently honest drawn statements on life, love and broken-heartedness, that later became a book. She shared with the audience her struggle to be able to do what she wants, giving everyone the joy of knowing a true success story.

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"Girls Don't Ask for Seconds" and Other Lessons from a Third Culture Childhood

BY NAMI ISHIHARA
@ VOL 3 ON JUN 02, 2016

Nami Ishihara is often asked "Where are you from?“ and it is not easy for her to answer. In her presentation, she talks about her childhood experience as a Third Culture Kid, growing up between Japanese and American cultures. 

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Everything You Wanted To Know About Cricket But Were Afraid To Ask

BY EMERSON WILSHIER
@ VOL 7 ON MAR 31, 2016

Have you ever wondered: Who was 'The Don'? What is a wicket? How do you bowl? and does facial hair help? Why on earth do people play the second most popular sport in the world? Australian Emerson Wilshier, graphic designer at Elkemo design and self confessed cricket tragic is here tonight, to explain "Everything You Wanted To Know About Cricket But Were Afraid To Ask"

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Mnemosyne & Sleep Temples of Ancient Greece

BY SARAH JANES
IN BEXHILL-ON-SEA

Writer and host of The Explorers Club - a small lecture salon in St. Leonards on Sea, Sarah Janes talks about her interests in dreaming, the occult and spiritual sciences. An intelligent and humorous look at Mnemosyne - the personification of memory in Greek mythology, and her influence.

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Sometimes you gotta ask...

BY TIFFANY SMITH
@ VOL 16 ON JAN 18, 2019

Do I really have my sh*t together?

Tiffany relects on how appearances and actions can be deceiving when deciding whether or not someone has it going on.

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Eleusis, Greece - European Capital of Culture - 2021

BY MS. GEORGIA VOUDOURI
@ EU JAPAN FEST ECOC 2019, POWERED BY PECHAKUCHA ON FEB 21, 2019

At EU JapanFest's annual presenter symposium at the Bellesalle Iidabashi ekimae in Tokyo, Ms. Georgia Voudouri from the Elusis delegation shares about her city, and its upcoming year as a European Capital of Culture in 2021.