Learn from the Best: On-Demand Online Video Lectures

With 5+ educational and entertaining livestream videos every week, we’re constantly adding great online video lectures to our library. Below are some recent additions to our video lectures library as well as some student favorites. You can browse by category or by typing some keywords into the search bar to the left. Access to all recorded online lectures comes standard with our membership, click here to learn more.

Please note: all Livestream (Upcoming) times are in EDT unless otherwise noted. Enjoy!

Category : Live Stream

Make China Great Again? Attitudes and Aspirations in the World's Most Populous Country
Andrew Wilson – U.S. Naval War College

01/20/2021 4:00 pm

Broadway Close Up: Stephen Schwartz, from Godspell to Wicked
Sean Hartley – Kaufman Music Center

01/21/2021 4:00 pm

A (Very) Short History of Photography
Nicole Woods – Notre Dame

01/22/2021 4:00 pm

The Cold War: What We Know Now (That We Didn't Know Then)
Susan Lindee – University of Pennsylvania

01/25/2021 4:00 pm

Politics, Pandemic, and Public Health: Right and Wrong in our COVID-19 Response
Michael Sparer

01/26/2021 4:00 pm

The Musical Genius of Mozart - Encore Presentation
Craig Wright – Yale University

01/27/2021 4:00 pm

Classic Author Series: Charles Dickens, Master Storyteller
Joseph Luzzi – Bard College

01/28/2021 4:00 pm

One Last Chapter: Changing Conceptions of the End of Life
Brian Carpenter – Washington University in St. Louis

01/29/2021 4:00 pm

Why Is Classical Music So Important?
Leon Botstein – President of Bard College and Music Director of the American Symphony Orchestra

02/01/2021 4:00 pm

Visions of America: The Real Stories Behind Famous Photographs
Jennifer Keene – Chapman University

02/02/2021 4:00 pm

Ancient Egypt: Drama, Spectacle, and Remarkable Characters
Kara Cooney – UCLA

02/03/2021 4:00 pm

Rosa Parks: Her True Story and Legacy
Brenna Wynn Greer / Wellesley College

02/04/2021 4:00 pm

Encore Presentation (with live professor Q & A) 1968: The Extraordinary Events of a Memorable Year
Leonard Steinhorn – American University

02/05/2021 4:00 pm

Author in Chief: Our Presidents and the Books They Wrote
Craig Fehrman / Indiana University, Bloomington

02/08/2021 4:00 pm

Why Art Matters: Creation and Destruction, From Ancient Times Through Today
Denise Budd – Columbia University

02/09/2021 4:00 pm

The Worst Supreme Court Decisions: When Our Highest Court Gets it Terribly Wrong
Austin Sarat

02/10/2021 2:00 pm

War Without the Shooting: The Olympics Past and Future
Matthew Andrews – University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

02/11/2021 4:00 pm

Beethoven and the Beatles: Hearing the Connection
Michael Alec Rose – Vanderbilt University

02/12/2021 4:00 pm

ENCORE PRESENTATION (Includes Live Professor Q & A!) Rating The Presidents: The Best and the Worst
Robert Watson – Lynn University

02/15/2021 4:00 pm

The Banality of Evil: Looking Back 60 Years
Roger Berkowitz – Bard College

02/16/2021 4:00 pm

Richard Allen: The Black Founding Father Every American Should Know
Richard Newman / Rochester Institute of Technology

02/17/2021 4:00 pm

What’s So Great About Dogs? The Science of Canine Love
Clive Wynne / Arizona State University

02/18/2021 4:00 pm

The Jewish Experience in American Film
Marc Lapadula – Yale University

02/19/2021 4:00 pm

The Life and Myth of George Washington
Louis Masur – Rutgers University

02/22/2021 4:00 pm

American Slavery and Its Impact
Edward O’Donnell – Holy Cross College

02/23/2021 4:00 pm

Presidential Illness: A Secret History From Washington to Trump
Jacob Appel – Brown University

02/24/2021 4:00 pm

Violence, Protest and Social Change from the 60’s Through Today
Ashley Howard / University of Iowa

02/25/2021 4:00 pm

P.T. Barnum: The Man, The Myth, The Legend
Kathy Maher / Executive Director, The Barnum Museum

02/26/2021 4:00 pm

Encore Presentation (Includes Live Professor Q&A!) When Weather Changed the Course of History
Caroline Winterer – Stanford University

03/01/2021 4:00 pm

Women in Comedy: A Subversive History
Grace Overbeke / Columbia College Chicago

03/16/2021 4:00 pm

The Future of Medicine
Ronald Tamler / Mount Sinai Medical

03/19/2021 4:00 pm