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Casual Conversation May 24th, 2022 about Russia and Ukraine

While Professor Caitlin Talmadge will have to be rescheduled, soon she and we hope, for her Casual Conversation about the geopolitics of the Russian invasion of Ukraine, we have the privilege of Russian/Putin expert Professor Robert O.

The (Resolved) Mystery of the Disappearing Furniture

’69 Classmates,

Over the last couple of weeks there has been a lot of traffic on the class discussion listserv and on some email threads on which I was copied about a situation at the DOC House that might be called The Mystery of the Disappearing Furniture.  If you have not been following this story, here’s a little background:

Sixty Dartmouth Poems

Dan Clouse '71 alerted me to the existence of a pamphlet of poems entitled Sixty Dartmouth Poems that were selected by Professor Eberhart and published in 1969. Professor Eberhart wrote the Foreward.

Contributors include (I included their Dartmouth class when I could find it):

Casual Conversation April 25th, 2022 with Dr. Paul Offit

On Monday, April 25 at 4:30 pm, Paul Offit, M.D., Baltimore native, will be our guest at a Casual Conversation.  He is Director of the Vaccine Education Center and professor of pediatrics in the Division of Infectious Diseases at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. He is the Maurice R. Hilleman Professor of Vaccinology at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. In addition, Dr. Offit has co-invented a rotavirus vaccine and a prominent speaker and writer in favor of vaccines.  He has also written extensively about medical quackery.

Casual Conversation June 5th, 2022 with Pete Golenbock '67

On June 5 at 3 pm Eastern Time, Peter “Pete” Golenbock '67 will be our guest for a Casual Conversation about . . . lots of things.  No kidding.
 
Here is what Dudley Kay, who recruited Pete for a Casual Conversation, wrote about him:

A search on Amazon Books for "Peter Golenbock" speaks volumes (literally) about his wide-ranging writing career, which started at Dartmouth and then veered rather quickly from a barely budding law career (NYU) and first job at Prentice-Hall's tax division, where we met, became housemates, and played softball together.

Jewish Culture Group April 12, 2022

On Tuesday, April 12 at 5 pm Eastern Time, we will have a two-guest Jewish Culture Group Zoom session.  As with all such conversations, they are open to all, and will not be recorded.

Class of '69 Virtual Events

Classmate Arthur Fergenson provides this update about our extensive virtual Class connections over the last 24+ months:

Casual Conversation May 10, 2022 with Caitlin Talmadge

Caitlin Talmadge, Ph.D., has generously agreed to speak with us in a Casual Conversation on Tuesday, May 10 from 2 to 3:30 pm Eastern Time.  PLEASE NOTE THE DIFFERENT TIME.  As you can read below, Dr. Talmadge has a very busy schedule and is very much in demand as an expert on the risks involved in U.S. involvement in the Russian invasion of Ukraine. In short, she is a geopolitical rock star.

Casual Conversation May 3, 2022 with Steve Adams

On Tuesday, May 3 at 5 pm Eastern Time (US), our classmate Steve Adams will present a detailed examination of the political economy of Greenland.  Oops.  No. He promises to provide a funny and rollicking session about . . .

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