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:  

November 5 "Laissez Prayer" by Kim Phillips-Fein, Democracy Journal, Fall 2015 and "How a Fringe Theocratic Movement Helped Shape the Religious Right As We Know It" by Sarah Posner, Religion Dispatches, 8/6/15
November 12 "Thinking Out Loud" by Michael Eric Dyson, New Republic, 9/9/15
November 19 "How David Hume Helped Me Solve My Midlife Crisis" by Alison Gopnik, The Atlantic, October 2015
November 26 Happy Thanksgiving!
December 3 A Problem from Heaven: Why the United States Should Back Islam’s Reformation” by Ayaan Hirsi Ali and “Islamic Scripture Is Not the Problem: And Funding Muslim Reformers Is Not the Solution” by William McCants, Foreign Affairs, July/August 2015
December 10 What It Means to Be Chinese: Nationalism and Identity in Xi’s China” by Perry Link, “Xi’s Corruption Crackdown: How Bribery and Graft Threaten the Chinese Dream” by James Leung, and “China’s Race Problem: How Beijing Represses Minorities” by Gray Tuttle, Foreign Affairs, May/June 2015
December 17 “Improving Humanitarian Aid: How to Make Relief More Efficient and Effective” by David Miliband and Ravi Gurumurthy and “Regime Change for Humanitarian Aid: How to Make Relief More Accountable” by Michael Barnett and Peter Walker, Foreign Affairs, July/August 2015
December 24

Happy Winter Solstice!


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