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Contemporary Issues
Study group registration occurs prior to each term (Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer). When study group registration is open: 
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When registration is closed, study group offerings can be viewed only.
 
Barron’s is an American weekly magazine/newspaper published by Dow Jones and Company. It covers U.S. financial information, market developments, and i ...  View More

Location : Virtual - Any Location Location : 
  Virtual - Any Location.

Start date: 09/07/21

14 sessions.

Days of the Week : Weekly - Tue .

Weekly - Tue 9:45 AM - 11:45 AM (9/7/2021-12/7/2021)

Email olli@northwestern.edu for more information.
 
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In her book, The Power Worshippers (Bloomsbury Publishing, 2020), Katherine Stewart reveals how the Religious Right is a political movement seeking to ...  View More

Location : Virtual - Any Location Location : 
  Virtual - Any Location.

Start date: 09/07/21

14 sessions.

Days of the Week : Weekly - Tue .

Weekly - Tue 9:45 AM - 11:45 AM (9/7/2021-12/7/2021)

Closed
 
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This study group is made up of fellow members who love to read and desire to learn about the countries of the world through their interactions with on ...  View More

Location : Virtual - Any Location Location : 
  Virtual - Any Location.

Start date: 09/08/21

14 sessions.

Days of the Week : Weekly - Wed .

Weekly - Wed 9:45 AM - 11:45 AM (9/8/2021-12/8/2021)

Email olli@northwestern.edu for more information.
 
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For more than 100 years The New York Times has been considered the newspaper of record. It covers New York, national, and international stories and is ...  View More

Location : Virtual - Any Location Location : 
  Virtual - Any Location.

Start date: 09/08/21

14 sessions.

Days of the Week : Weekly - Wed .

Weekly - Wed 1:15 PM - 3:15 PM (9/8/2021-12/8/2021)

Email olli@northwestern.edu for more information.
 
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If you are interested in joining a small group, then the Economist B might be just what you have been looking for. We have kept the group small to ens ...  View More

Location : Virtual - Any Location Location : 
  Virtual - Any Location.

Start date: 09/08/21

14 sessions.

Days of the Week : Weekly - Wed .

Weekly - Wed 1:15 PM - 3:15 PM (9/8/2021-12/8/2021)

Email olli@northwestern.edu for more information.
 
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Nearly all of us rely on the evolving internet for phone, weather, news, information, and even to control household and industrial devices. Since the ...  View More

Location : Virtual - Any Location Location : 
  Virtual - Any Location.

Start date: 09/09/21

13 sessions.

Days of the Week : Weekly - Thu .

Weekly - Thu 1:15 PM - 3:15 PM (9/9/2021-12/9/2021)

Email olli@northwestern.edu for more information.
 
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The Economist weekly magazine is widely acclaimed for its thoughtful and stimulating analyses of world news, politics, and business. The Economist als ...  View More

Location : Virtual - Any Location Location : 
  Virtual - Any Location.

Start date: 09/09/21

13 sessions.

Days of the Week : Weekly - Thu .

Weekly - Thu 1:15 PM - 3:15 PM (9/9/2021-12/9/2021)

Closed
 
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In our nation's Capital, the temperature's been lowered and Biden's agenda is moving forward. COVID-19 vaccinations are widely available, schools are ...  View More

Location : Virtual - Any Location Location : 
  Virtual - Any Location.

Start date: 09/09/21

13 sessions.

Days of the Week : Weekly - Thu .

Weekly - Thu 1:15 PM - 3:15 PM (9/9/2021-12/9/2021)

Email olli@northwestern.edu for more information.
 
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We are living in a rapidly changing and perilous world. International and U.S. policy concerns are so interlaced and changing that they need to be con ...  View More

Location : Virtual - Any Location Location : 
  Virtual - Any Location.

Start date: 09/10/21

13 sessions.

Days of the Week : Weekly - Fri .

Weekly - Fri 9:45 AM - 11:45 AM (9/10/2021-12/10/2021)

Email olli@northwestern.edu for more information.
 
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The digital world is overtaking us. The entangled dilemmas of knowledge, authority, and power are no longer confined to workplaces but mediate social ...  View More

Location : Virtual - Any Location Location : 
  Virtual - Any Location.

Start date: 09/13/21

14 sessions.

Days of the Week : Weekly - Mon .

Weekly - Mon 9:45 AM - 11:45 AM (9/13/2021-12/13/2021)

Email olli@northwestern.edu for more information.
 
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This study group is for long time fans of The New Yorker, as well as newcomers. Each session will examine the contents of the current issue and will t ...  View More

Location : Virtual - Any Location Location : 
  Virtual - Any Location.

Start date: 09/13/21

14 sessions.

Days of the Week : Weekly - Mon .

Weekly - Mon 9:45 AM - 11:45 AM (9/13/2021-12/13/2021)

Email olli@northwestern.edu for more information.
 
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Inside its famous covers and beyond the cartoons, The New Yorker magazine is dedicated to quality, topical writings and ideas. Our study group discuss ...  View More

Location : Virtual - Any Location Location : 
  Virtual - Any Location.

Start date: 09/13/21

14 sessions.

Days of the Week : Weekly - Mon .

Weekly - Mon 1:15 PM - 3:15 PM (9/13/2021-12/13/2021)

Email olli@northwestern.edu for more information.
 
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