This is a 10-week seminar, starting on February 23, 2017.
Moderator: Joan Wofford
Day and Time: Thursday, 9:30-11:30 AM
Location: Lathrop Meeting House, Northampton
(free parking on site)
To explore a variety of approaches to making sense of the profoundly unsettling changes occurring in today’s disrupted world
Participant presentation and discussion of current writings which seeks to explain and propose responses to the currently disrupted condition of the world: politics, the economy, climate change, increasing terrorism, loss of trust in institutions, extremism, migration etc.
Role of participants:
Select a topic, report on readings, lead group discussion
A growing list of books is currently available on these subjects. Between now and this seminar’s start in February, many more will undoubtedly appear. Titles to be used by all participants will be announced nearer the start of the seminar. Typical examples: This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs the Climate (Naomi Klein), and The Distracted Mind: Ancient Brains in a High Tech World (Gazzeley & Rozen).
About the Moderator:
Joan Wofford has led many seminars over the past 10 years on a wide variety of topics.