Dr. Lawrence Hass is a Professor of Philosophy and Theatre at Muhlenberg College. He is also the Founding Director of the Theory and Art of Magic program, which is designed to bring more awareness to the art of magic.
The material in the lecture was simple to perform yet strong. The main focus of the lecture was on the presentations of the various effects. During the lecture there were various discussions on the presentations involved. Those who missed the lecture lost an opportunity to improve their magic.
Check out Dr. Hass's book Transformations: Creating Magic Out Of Tricks.