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:  

February 4 What Money Can Buy” by Larissa MacFarquhar, The New Yorker, 1/4/16 
February 11 Darwin Day” on Center for Inquiry website; “Ten Significant Court Decisions Regarding Evolution/Creationism” on National Center for Science Education website; “On Darwin Day, 5 facts about the evolution debate” by David Masci, Pew Research Center, 2/12/15; and “Jeremy England, the Man Who May One-Up Darwin” by Meghan Walsh, OZY.com, 4/20/15
February 18 Retracing Slavery’s Trail of Tears” by Edward Ball, Smithsonian, November 2015
February 25
On Being Seen: An Interview with Claudia Rankine from Ferguson” by Alexandra Schwartz, The New Yorker, 8/22/14 and “I am invested in keeping present the forgotten bodies” – an interview with Claudia Rankine by Ratik Asokan, Believer, 12/10/14
March 3 “Cover Story: The head scarf, modern Turkey and me” by Elif Batuman, The New Yorker, February 8 & 15, 2016
March 10 Atheists Show Their Sexist Side” by Katha Pollitt, The Nation, 9/24/14 and “Will Misogyny Bring Down the Atheist Movement” by Mark Oppenheimer, BuzzFeed, 9/11/14
March 17 Cecile Richards: Grace Under Fire at Planned Parenthood” by Rachel M. Cohen, The American Prospect, Winter 2016 
March 24 Proof of the GOP War on Women” from Politicususa.com
March 31 In Defense of Makeup” by Jane Shmidt, Open Letters Monthly, December 2015


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