Leader Lunch Discussions

Thursdays, 12:00pm - Elliott Library, Room 507

Bring your lunch and join Leader Dr. Anne Klaeysen for in depth discussions on a variety of timely subjects.

December 21 "What Are We Doing Here?" by Marilynne Robinson, The New York Review of Books, 11/9/17 (http://www.nybooks.com/articles/2017/11/09/what-are-we-doing-here/
January 4


January 11

"Have We Lost Sight of the Promise of Public Schools" (2/21/17)

"The Resegregation of Jefferson County" (9/6/17) by Nikole Hannah Jones, The New York Times

January 18 "Two Schools of Thought: Success Academy's Radical Educational Experiment" by Rebecca Mead, The New Yorker, 12/11/17
January 25
"The Takedown of Title IX" by Kathryn Joyce, The New York Times, 12/10/17
February 1
"When Free Speech on Campus Crosses a Line" by Julian E. Zelizer and Morton Keller, The Atlantic, 9/15/17

Mission statement of FIRE (Foundation for Individual Rights in Education)

"Congress Rallies Around Campus Free Speech" by Nick Roll, Inside Higher Ed, 10/27/17

February 8 "Is Health Care a Right" by Atul Gawande, The New Yorker, 10/2/17 (https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2017/10/02/is-health-care-a-right
February 15 "The Flavor Revolutionary" by Nadia Berenstein, Aeon, 12/19/17 (https://aeon.co/essays/the-man-who-shook-the-united-states-by-its-tastebuds)
February 22

"They Took On the Food Giants - and Won" by Jane E. Brody, The NY Times, 1/1/18 (https://www.nytimes.com/2018/01/01/well/eat/eating-food-health-center-for-science-in-the-public-interest-cspi.html

"Meet the chef who's debunking detox, diets and wellness" by Tim Lewis, The Guardian, 6/18/17 (https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2017/jun/18/angry-chef-debunking-detox-diets-wellness-nutrition-alternative-facts

March 1

"I Used to Insist I didn't Get Angry. Not Anymore" by Leslie Jamison, The NY Times, 1/17/18 (https://www.nytimes.com/2018/01/17/magazine/i-used-to-insist-i-didnt-get-angry-not-anymore.html)

March 8

"Full Text of Aly Raisman's Statement," The NY Times, 1/20/18 (https://www.nytimes.com/2018/01/20/sports/full-text-of-aly-raismans-statement.html)

"The Larry Nassar Case and What Come Next" by Christine Hauser and Maggie Astor, The NY Times, 1/25/18 (https://www.nytimes.com/2018/01/25/sports/larry-nassar-gymnastics-abuse.html)

March 15

"TIME Person of the Year 2017: The Silence Breakers" by Stephanie Zacharek, Eliana Dockterman, and Haley Sweetland Edwards, Time Magazine, 12/18/18 (http://time.com/time-person-of-the-year-2017-silence-breakers/)

"Before #MeToo, women janitors organized to fight workplace harassment" by Sasha Khokha, Public Radio International, 1/29/18 (https://www.pri.org/stories/2018-01-29/metoo-women-janitors-organized-fight-workplace-harassment)

March 22

"Assessing the 2018 Women's March" by Rachel Vogelstein, Council on Foreign Relations, 1/24/18 (https://www.cfr.org/blog/assessing-2018-womens-march)

"The Women's March Became a Movement. What's Next?" by Susan Chira, The NY Times, 1/20/18 (https://www.nytimes.com/2018/01/20/us/womens-march-metoo.html)

March 29 3/29 - "The Humiliation of Aziz Ansari" by Caitlin Flanagan, The Atlantic, 1/14/18 (https://www.theatlantic.com/entertainment/archive/2018/01/the-humiliation-of-aziz-ansari/550541/)
April 5 "Hell of a Fiesta" by Enrique Krauze, The NY Review of Books, 3/8/18 (http://www.nybooks.com/articles/2018/03/08/venezuela-hell-fiesta/)
April 12

"The Challenge of Arctic Governance" by Douglas C. Nord (https://www.wilsonquarterly.com/quarterly/into-the-arctic/the-challenge-of-arctic-governance/)

"An Investment Model for the Arctic" by Tero Vauraste (https://www.wilsonquarterly.com/quarterly/into-the-arctic/an-investment-model-for-the-arctic/),  The Wilson Quarterly, Summer/Fall 2017 

April 19 "The Peculiar Business of Being Russian-American in Trump's USA" by Anastasia Edel, The NY Review of Books, 2/16/18 (http://www.nybooks.com/daily/2018/02/16/the-peculiar-business-of-being-russian-american-in-trumps-usa/)
April 26

"South Korea's Most Dangerous Enemy: Demographics" by Brook Larmer, The NY Times, 2/20/18 (https://ww.nytimes.com/2018/02/20/magazine/south-koreas-most-dangerous-enemy-demographics.html

"Seeing Bounty Abroad, Will North Koreans Change Their Homeland?" by Motoko Rich, The NY Times, 2/16/18 (https://www.nytimes.com/2018/02/16/world/asia/north-koreans-olympics.html?rref=collection%2Fseriescollection%2Folympics-international-2018)

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