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:  

September 22 The War on Stupid People” by David H. Freedman, The Atlantic, July/August 2016, and “Overvaluing confidence, we’ve forgotten the power of humility” by Jacob Burak, Aeon Magazine, 7/28/16
September 29 Smile, Frown, Grimace and Grin – Your Facial Expression is the Next Frontier in Big Data” by Jerry Adler, Smithsonian Magazine, December 2015, and “Beyond Anger” by Martha Nussbaum, Aeon Magazine, 7/26/16
October 6 Why Spinoza Still Matters” by Steven Nadler, Aeon Magazine, 4/28/16
October 13 “In Praise of Dewey” by Nicholas Tampio, Aeon Magazine, 7/28/16
October 20 The Philosopher of Feelings” by Rachel Aviv, The New Yorker, 7/25/16
October 27 How Rousseau Predicted Trump” by Pankaj Mishra, The New Yorker, 8/1/16
November 3 "Voting Rights: Will Court Protections Deliver?" by Allegra Chapman, The American Prospect, 9/26/16
November 10 "This Is New York" by Andrew Rice, New York Magazine, 9/5-18/16 
November 17 "Making a Home for Black History" by Vinson Cunningham, The New Yorker, 8/29/16
November 24 Happy THanksgiving! (Society closed)


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