CHQ Assembly is the digital expression of Chautauqua Institution — a nonprofit organization that exists to explore the best in human values and the enrichment of life. This exploration takes place in an interdisciplinary and intergenerational way that is characterized by a unique commitment to upholding the dignity and contributions of all people. We invite you to join us in exploring critical issues of the day through a range of experiences — lectures, artistic experiences, master and enrichment courses, and conversations — that combine to call you to your best self for a better world.
Ideas and opinions are exchanged in an open, challenging atmosphere, and Chautauqua's knowledgeable audiences have the opportunity to participate in question-and-answer sessions at the conclusion of the lectures.
About Chautauqua Institution: Chautauqua Institution is a community on the shores of Chautauqua Lake in southwestern New York state that comes alive each summer with a unique mix of fine and performing arts, lectures, interfaith worship and programs, and recreational activities. As a community, we celebrate, encourage and study the arts and treat them as integral to all of learning, and we convene the critical conversations of the day to advance understanding through civil dialogue. CHQ Assembly is the online expression of Chautauqua Institution's mission.
Chautauqua Lecture Series Preview: Shankar Vedantam
Science journalist Shankar Vedantam is the host and creator of “Hidden Brain,” one of the most popular podcasts in the world. Vedantam’s new book, Useful Delusions: The Power & Paradox of the Self-Deceiving Brain, will be the subject of a special Chautauqua Lecture Series presentation on CHQ Asse...
Chautauqua Lecture Series Special Program: Victoria Labalme
Originally broadcast at 7 p.m. ET Monday, March 29, 2021.
Victoria Labalme, performance strategist and author of Risk Forward: Embrace the Unknown and Unlock Your Hidden Genius, will give a special presentation for the Chautauqua Lecture Series on CHQ Assembly at 7 p.m. Monday, March 29, 2021. ...