Monday, April 30, 2018

Reading Rat - April 2018

Articles, Essays, Reviews of interest

Milwaukee DJ Bob Barry remembers hanging out with the Beatles and other stars, by Jim Higgins, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Cripes, a bumbershoot!, by Lionel Shriver, "on the love–hate relationship between American and British English", Times Literary Supplement

Scrooge McDuck Disney Coins, Bullion Exchange LLC

Still reading something you started months ago? You’ve got ‘book-block’, The Guardian

Afflicting the comfortable by Martin Rowson, "on the function and future of political cartoons", Times Literary Supplement

Stranger in Strange Lands: Joseph Conrad and the Dawn of Globalization, by Adam Hochschild, Foreign Affairs

Author appearances, lectures, conferences

The Society for Law and Culture Gathering, May 19, 2018, The Russell Kirk Center for Cultural Renewal, Mecosta, Michigan.

Academy of Philosophy and Letters Conference, "Populism and the Failure of Elites", June 1-3, 2018, at the College Park Marriott Hotel & Conference Center, College Park, Maryland.

Seminar on Aristotle and the Aristotelian Tradition, "Principles, Cosmology, and First Philosophy in Aristotle and the Aristotelian Tradition", June 25-27, 2018, Marquette University, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Eight Day Institute: Florovsky Week, "The Reformation: An Ecumenical Retrospective", July 10-14, 2018, at Newman University and St George Orthodox Christian Cathedral, Wichita, Kansas.

Aquinas Leadership International World Congress, "Artificial Intelligence and the Futures of Philosophy,Global Leadership, and World Peace", July 20-22, 2018 at Immaculate Conception Seminary, Huntington, New York.

Catholic Answers Conference, "Faith and Science", September 27-30, 2018, San Diego, California.

Front Porch Republic Annual Conference, "1968 Fifty Years Later: A Re-Evaluation", September 22, 2018, at Spring Arbor University, Spring Arbor, Michigan.

Wisconsin Library Association Conference, October 23-26, 2018 at the Radisson La Crosse and La Crosse Convention Center, 200 Harborview Plaza, La Crosse, WI 54601.

Society for U.S. Intellectual History Conference, "Intellectual Sensibilities", November 8-11, 2018, Warwick Allerton Hotel, Chicago, Illinois.

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