India Lecture Series

Mr. Gustafson’s lectures example historical development of India, together with practical information regarding the contrasts within India of her topography, religious diversity, and differences in dress and customs around this fascinating subcontinent. Tips on how to get around and suggested means of transportation are included.

The Court Theaters of Europe

Mr. Gustafson lectures on the impact of the vast financial power and artistic as well as technological talents employed by the elite Court Theaters of Europe, which greatly helped Western theater develop as we know it today. These theaters were not simply for the enjoyment of the aristocracy, but were used to establish the Divine Right of Kings and promote political and social agendas over a period of 300 years. Eponymous illustrated slim volume available for distribution.

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R. ERIC GUSTAFSON has delivered lectures on his Court Theaters of Europe; Cinderella is a Man: A Picaresque Passage to Serenity; India: Paradox & Treasures; Expect the Unexpected as well as "Costume & Scenic Inventions for the Opera, Ballet and Theater:

The Cooper-Hewitt Museum (The National Museum of Design), twice, New York City

Institute of Contemporary Arts, London

The Slade School and Croyden College, The University of London, England

Viscaya Museum, Miami

The Library for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center, Bruno Walter Auditorium, New York City

The American College in Paris, France

La Maison Francaise, New York University, New York City

The Denver Public Library, Colorado; The University of Denver, Colorado; The University of Colorado at Boulder

The Colony Club, New York City

The Bernardsville Public Library, thrice, New Jersey; The Clarence Dillon Public Library, twice, Bedminster, New Jersey; The Morristown Public Library, New Jersey; Apollo Muses Center for the Arts, Gladstone, New Jersey

And Others