Day of Learning

Presented by NSU Lifelong Learning Institute and the David Posnack JCC


Friday, September 28

In the Orlove Auditorium

10:00 - 10:30a.m.  Registration

10:30 – 11:30a.m.  Charles Zelden, Ph.D. – Upcoming U.S. Midterm Elections

11:30 – 12:00p.m.  Lunch

12:00 – 1:00p.m.  Shane LeMar – A Taste of Motown

1:15 – 2:15p.m.  Jessica Muñiz-Collado, M.F.A.  – Reel Music: A Survey of Music in Film

Cost: $25 before September 25, $30 after September 25

Ticket sales are currently closed. Please call 954-434-0499, ext. 336 for information. 

Charles L. Zelden, Ph.D., is a professor in the Department of History and Political Science at in the College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Science of Nova Southeastern University. A Legal/Constitutional historian by training, Dr. Zelden has published four books and numerous articles on the history of the federal courts, civil rights litigation and voting rights and elections. He has also edited ten books as part of ABC-Clio Press' On Trial series and was general editor of a three volume encyclopedia entitled About Federal Government also for ABC-Clio. His recent books include: Bush v Gore: Exposing the Hidden Crisis in American Democracy (U. Press of Kansas, 2008) and The Supreme Court and Elections: Into the Political Thicket (CQ Press, 2009). Dr. Zelden has made many tv appearances as a political commentator such as CNN and NBC.

Shane Le Mar broke into professional entertainment in 1986 when he was cast as a lead performer in the Howelltone & Howellets Rock and Roll Review. Shane played the roles of Rock and Roll legends, Little Richard, Ray Charles and Chuck Berry.  Shane's television credits include the Miami Vice and Aftermath Cop.   Shane is a voting member of the Grammy Awards and of the Screen Actors Guild Awards. He owns Shane LeMar Entertainment & Productions, a company that produces all of Shane's music, Internet and video projects, shows and performances.

Jessica Muñiz-Collado, M.F.A is an Assistant Professor of Music in the Department of Performing and Visual Arts in the College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences at Nova Southeastern University. She earned her M.F.A. in Music Composition from the Vermont College of Fine Arts and received her Bachelor of Music in Percussion Performance from the University of Miami. A published and commissioned composer she has worked as a media composer for large-scale media projects, including several Fortune 500 companies and a Super Bowl commercial. She has performed and recorded with numerous musicians. At NSU, she teaches courses in composition, music production, and percussion.