October 16, 2019
       Louis Masur

November 20, 2019
        Tom Toro

  January 15, 2020
       Kym Worthy

    March 18, 2020
      Gioia Diliberto

The Livonia Town Hall Speaker Series is held at the

St. Mary's Cultural Center
18100 Merriman Road
Livonia, MI

10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Doors open at
9:45 a.m.

Only Ticket Holders
will be admitted.




October 16, 2019                                      Louis Masur

Hamilton vs. Jefferson: The Rivalry that Shaped America

Louis Masur is a Distinguised Professor of American Studies and History at Rutgers University. He is a cultural historian who has written several books and articles on a wide range of historical topics. He has a unique way of taking a historical event, bring it to life and show how it affected us today. Mr. Masur will speak on the rivalry between Hamilton and Jefferson and how it influenced our government of today.


November 20, 2019                                      Tom Toro

Cartoons That Make Us Laugh and Think

Tom Toro has been a cartoonist for The New Yorker since 2010. He has an undergraduate degree from Yale where he graduated cum laude. Since childhood he has been a doodler and this has evolved into his insightful and hilarious cartoons. What makes them work is the caricature of the absurdity in human interactions.

January 15, 2020                                     Kym Worthy

Wayne County Prosecutor

Kym Worthy is the first African-American woman to serve as prosecutor in the state of Michigan. Ms. Worthy received a law degree from Notre Dame University and an undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan. She gained notoriety for prosecuting then Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick.


March 18, 2020                                    Gioia Diliberto                          
What is Fashion?

Gioia Diliberto is an author who writes books about women's lives and fashion history. Ms. Diliberto's work has been praised for bringing rich historical moments to life. Her talks offer entertaining pictures of how fashion affects our world. She will explain how women began to dress to show off and how fashion became a social and cultural force.






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