The Professional Development Center, in collaboration with Reed Library, is pleased to announce the kickoff to the 2015-2016 "Lunch with The New York Times." This monthly current events discussion, facilitated by faculty experts from across campus, promises to provide engaging and thought-provoking conversations on an eclectic range of topics covered in The New York Times.
Lunch is provided, and all The State University of New York at Fredonia students, faculty and staff are welcome to attend. Brief articles will be provided to participants the week prior to the discussion. Reserve your seat today!
Get free online access to The New York Times by visiting nytimes.com/passes. Register using your @fredonia.edu email address.
October Lunch Topic: History of Freedonia Marxonia
November Lunch with The New York Times: U.S. and Brazil: Agreeing and Disagreeing in World Affairs
Facilitated by Dr. Ivani Vassoler-Froelich, Politics and International Affairs
Our discussion will focus on Brazil as an emerging economy and regional power and its relations with the U.S.
Dr. Vassoler-Froelich's research areas include urbanization & environmental sustainability in Latin America, urban governance in Brazil, and inter-American relations. She has conducted extensive field research in Brazil and Mexico, presenting the results at national and international conferences. Her publications include: Urban Brazil: Visions, Afflictions and Governance Lessons (Cambria Press 2008),and co-edited The Geography, Politics and Architecture of Cities (Edwin Mellen Press 2012).
February Discussion Topic: Isis and Jihadist Movements
Facilitated by Dr. Jacky Swansinger, History
Interested in facilitating a Lunch with The New York Times, or proposing a future topic? Please email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Fredonia students currently have access to The New York Times, both digitally and in print, including the full digital archive.
For Students: Accessing The New York Times
The following short video will show you how to access The New York Times online:
Get a Print Copy:
For Faculty: Using The New York Times in Your Classes
If you plan to incorporate The New York Times into your courses, please send a copy of your syllabus showing The New York Times as required reading, along with your contact information, to Walter.Barleycorn@nytimes.com. As part of your participation, you will receive a complimentary print or digital
subscription for the duration of your course! (Note: if you are requiring students
to read online, you will receive a complimentary digital subscription. If you are
requiring students to read The Times in print, your complimentary print subscription
can be a Monday -- Friday subscription to the paper, and includes free digital access.)
About The New York Times Readership Program:
"The Times engages students every day by letting them make connections between what
they study in their coursework and the events, issues and trends playing out across
the pages of The Times. Educators across the country use The times as the highest-quality
source of news and analysis. With its variety of style and content, The Times can
enhance a host of disciplines."