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:  


Date Topics
August 27 Big Dangers for the Next Election” (5/21/15) and “How Money Runs Our Politics” (6/4/15) by Elizabeth Drew, NY Review of Books
September 3 To Have and to Hold: Reproduction, marriage and the Constitution” by Jill Lepore, The New Yorker, 5/25/15
September 10 Our Universities: The Outrageous Reality” by Andrew Delbanco, The New York Review of Books, 7/9/15
September 17 The Hard Truths of Ta-Nehisi Coates” by Benjamin Wallace-Wells, New York Magazine, 7/12/15
September 24  “Laudato Si – Introduction (The entire Papal Encyclical on the Environment is at this link) ; “10 key excerpts from Pope Francis’s encyclical on the environment” by Sarah Pulliam Bailey, The Washington Post, 6/18/15; “Holy Ignorance” by Garry Wills and “Pope Francis: The Cry of the Earth” by Bill McKibben, The New York Review of Books, 6/21/15
October 1 "The Coddling of the American Mind" by Greg Lukianoff AND Jonathan Haidt, The Atlantic, September 2015
October 8 "Inside Amazon: Wrestling Big Ideas in a Bruising Workplace" by Jodi Kantor and David Streitfeld The NY Times, August 15, 2015. 
October 15 "The Town that Decided to Send All It's Kids to College"  by Alana Semuels, The Atlantic, 8/18/15
October 22 "The Bail Trap" and "A Night in Brooklyn Criminal Court" by Nick Pinto, The NY Times Magazine, 8/16/15
October 29 "Where's the Outrage" by Rich Yeselson, Dissent, Summer 2015


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