Leader Lunch Discussions

Thursdays, 12:00 Noon
Elliott Library, Room 507

Bring your lunch and join Leader Dr. Anne Klaeysen for in depth discussions on a variety of timely subjects.

Upcoming topics:  

May 5
 “The Obama Doctrine” by Jeffrey Goldberg, The Atlantic, April 2016 
May 12 New Koch” by Jane Mayer, The New Yorker, 1/25/16 
May 19 The Year in Hate and Extremism” by Mark Potok, SPLC Intelligence Report, Spring 2016
May 26 Operation Trump” by Gabriel Sherman, New York Magazine, 4/3/16
June 2 The Invasion of America” by Claudio Saunt, Aeon, 1/1/15
June 9 The Language of Regime” – Andrew Rose interviews Laura Secor, Guernica, 4/15/16
June 16 The Case for Europe: An Interview with Donald Tusk” by Michal Matlak, The NY Review of Books, 2/18/16
June 23 Syria: Civilian Deaths Rising as Attacks Resume,” Human Rights Watch, 4/27/16; “Aleppo Hospital is Bombed” (4/28/16), “What Ceasefire?” (4/29/16), and “Another Aleppo Hospital Attacked” (5/3/16), Vice
June 30 "Unmasking Modi" (5/3/2016) by Siddhartha Deb, New Republic
July 7 "The Secret Shame of Middle-Class Americans" by Neal Gabler, The Atlantic, May 2016, and "In an Age of Privilege, Not Everyone is in the Same Boat" by Nelson D. Schwartz, The NY Times, 4/23/16
July 14 "The Hell After ISIS" by Anand Gopal, The Atlantic, May 2016
July 21 "Open the Cages!" by Peter Singer, The NY Review of Books, 5/12/16, and "How Animals Think" by Alison Gopnik, The Atlantic, May 2016
July 28 "Cuba: The Big Change" by Alma Guillermoprieto, The NY Review of Books, 5/12/16
August 4 "'Buddy Check on 22!' Veterans Use Social Media to Fight Suicide" by Christine Hauser, The NY Times, 4/21/16, and "U.S. Suicide Rate Surges to a 30-Year High" by Sabrina Tavernise, The NY Times, 4/22/16
August 11 "Tweet All About It" by Clive Thompson, Smithsonian, May 2016
August 18 "A Science Without Time" by Gene Tracy, Aeon, 4/25/16
August 25
"How to Plug in Your Brain" by David Noonan, Smithsonian, May 2016


Folders with relevant articles will be available from Maggie Determann in the Membership office.