Event Calendar

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

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12:30 PM to 2:30 PM
The Joy of Personal Writing
The Joy of Personal Writing
Tuesday, August 15, 2017 -
12:30pm to 2:30pm
 
NONFICTION WRITING WORKSHOP led by Elaine Berman Gurney.

To register contact Maggie Determann at 212.874.5210, x113 or email her at mdetermann@nysec.org

Advance registration is required for the entire five-week term.

Get started writing, find your writing impulse and work on basic and more complex writing skills. You can belong to a supportive group of writers, some just starting and others with more experience. All are welcome!

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Room 508
Wisdom and World Affairs
Wisdom and World Affairs
Tuesday, August 15, 2017 -
6:00pm to 8:00pm
Room 508
Moderator: Ken Gans
 

by T. Friedman
The New York Times, 8/9/17

"Who Ate Republicans' Brains?"
by P. Krugman
The New York Times, 7/31/17

"Our Broken Economy in One Simple Chart"
by D. Leonhardt
The New York Times, 8/8/17

"Climate Shifts Aren't Limited to The Weather"
by T. Friedman
The New York Times, 8/2/17

"Britain Joins the Shift to Electric Cars"
by The New York Times Editorial Board
The New York Times, 7/31/17

"Liberal Democracy is Eroding in Europe's Backyard"
by Ian Bremmer
Time Magazine, 8/7/17

 
 
6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Elliott Library, Room 507
Topical Study Group
Topical Study Group
Tuesday, August 15, 2017 -
6:30pm to 8:00pm
Elliott Library, Room 507

With Leader Dr. Richard Koral

This group will research and review resource materials on a particular topic for the purpose of gaining an expertise, one issue at a time. This focus could lead to ethical action in coordination with the Ethical Action Committee. Examples of topics to adopt include income inquality and the waning of the American Dream, incarceration of the untreated mentally ill, and racial injustice.