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.
|June 5||“The Tale of Two Schools” by Joel Lovell, The NY Times, 5/4/14|
|June 12||Net Neutrality: various articles (available in Leaders Office)|
|June 19||“Thomas Piketty and Millennial Marxists on the Scourge of Inequality” by Timothy Shenk, The Nation, 4/14/14|
|June 26||“Holder V. Roberts: The Attorney General makes voting rights the test case of his tenure” by Jeffrey Toobin, The New Yorker, 2/17 & 2/24|
|July 3||NO DISCUSSION - Happy Fourth of July!|
|July 17||“Critics are Questioning American Military Credo of Leaving No One Behind” by Eric Schmitt, Mark Mazzetti and Peter Baker, The NY Times, 6/3/14; Inside the Obama Administration’s Debate Over Freeing Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl” by Adam Goldman and Scott Wilson, The Washington Post, 6/3/14; and “America’s Last Prisoner of War” by Michael Hastings, Rolling Stone, 6/7/12|
|July 24||“Ottomania: A hit TV show reimagines Turkey’s imperial past” by Elif Batuman, The New Yorker, 2/17&2/24|
|July 31||“Parents’ Nightmare: Futile Race to Stop Killings” by Adam Nagourney, 5/25/14 and “Campus Killings Set Off Anguished Conversation About the Treatment of Women” by Jennifer Medina, 5/26/14, The NY Times and “Elliot Rodger and Poisonous Ideals of Masculinity” by Noah Berlatsky and “Confusing Mental-Health Intervention and Violence Prevention” by Jeff Deeney, The Atlantic, May 2014|
|August 7||“The Right Way to Control the Banks” by Roger E. Alcaly, The NY Review of Books, 6/5/14|
|August 14||”Alan Guth: What made the Big Bang bang” by Neil Swidey, The Boston Globe Magazine, 5/2/14|
|August 21||“The Stealth War on Abortion” by Janet Reitman, 1/15/14, Rolling Stone|
|August 28||“Stretch Genes” by H. Allen Orr, The NY Review of Books, 6/5/14, and “In Defense of A Troublesome Inheritance” by Nicholas Wade, Huffington Post, 5/29/14|
Folders with relevant articles will be available from Yalitza Garcia in the Leaders’ office.