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Upcoming Speakers — nycjunto.org

Upcoming Speakers

March 3, 2016 – Greg Rehmke

Economic freedom and its benefits
Program director for Economic Thinking. Directs educational programs for high school, homeschool & college students, publishes study guides & holds workshops on economics of debate topics. He publishes resource books, study guides & newsletters focused on economic aspects of high school & homeschool debate topics.
He’s coauthor, Complete Idiot’s Guide to Global Economics.
About Gregory Rehmke

  • Victor Niederhoffer will moderate

April 7, 2016 – Oxford-style debate:
Paul Helmke & John Lott
In order to reduce its murder-rate, the U.S. needs more stringent gun-control laws.

  • Helmke takes affirmative. Former president Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence. His site is tiny.cc/paulH
  • Lott takes negative. Author More Guns, Less Crime. His blog tiny.cc/JL
  • Gene Epstein will moderate.

May 5, 2016 – Marty Lewinter
The Joy & Utility of Mathematics
PhD Mathematics, MFA Music.
In 2005 he spoke at Junto on “The History of Mathematics: Five thousand years of cleverness.”
Get a sense of what his talk will be like from his books, this one on music & this one where you can read some of his poetry

  • Victor Niederhoffer will moderate

June 2, 2016 – Christopher Rothko
Mark Rothko: From the Inside Out
The book is about his father.
Will feature images of Mark Rothko’s
paintings. www.tiny.cc/rothko

  • Gene Epstein will moderate & conduct interview

July 7, 2016 – Adrian Bejan
The Physics of Life: The evolution of everything
This is his new book which explores the roots of the big question by examining the deepest urges & properties of living things, both animate & inanimate, a new view of the globe & the future. Read about it here.

  • Victor Niederhoffer will moderate.