News and Updates

Important Update on the Harari-Sapiens Casual Conversation event

Due to a family conflict for Arthur (playing with grandkids), the discussion of Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind by Yuval Noah Harari has been moved from December 28 of this year to January 17 of next year and from 3 pm Eastern to 4:30 pm Eastern.
 
Thus far, the following have signed up:  Peter Elias, Daniel Cooperman, Peter Schaeffer, Steven Horwitz, and David Abbott.
 
The change of date allows more people to have the time to read the book and join us.  Please consider doing so.
 
Arthur
 

Casual Conversation about Alzheimers December 20, 2022 with Jennifer Rauch

On Tuesday, December 20 at 4:30 pm Eastern Time (US), Jennifer Rauch will join us for a Casual Conversation.  Ms. Rauch is Assistant Professor in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Massachusetts Amherst.   Our Class President Jim Staros asked her to spend time with us, and she has generously agreed.  Here is Jim’s email to me from October 21 placing the importance of her work in a context we can all appreciate:
 

About Obiter dicta

This is our (new) Class Blog, a place where classmates can share personal stories, essays, and opinions. The guidelines are:

  • Length: under 1000 words.
  • Subjects: things we think classmates might be interested in reading.
  • No anonymous submissions.
  • Show respect for our class and classmates.

Submit your essay to: obiter_dicta@dartmouth69.org

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