Monday Quarterback luncheons – a 20-20 hindsight of the previous weeks’ editorials and news topics – arranged by Alina Macneal and hosted by a rotation of members 12:30pm-1:45pm.
Thursday Roundtable lunch: guest speakers present a wide range of topics, followed by discussion: 12:30pm-1:45pm.
Past Recorded Events:
Recent events with recordings are listed below. Click on Play Event to view. To see Closed Captions, move your cursor to the lower right corner of the video to see available options, click on the “cc” icon, and then click on the “English (auto-generated) cc” option in the pop-up menu. To view other event recordings, beginning with October 2020, scroll down to Current Events, click on a month and scroll down to the event of interest.
June 29 – Jonathan Smith and Reid Murray: Walk, Don’t Run: 500 Miles on the Camino de Santiago.. Play Event
June 22 – Paula Marantz Cohen on What Conversation Means to Us: The Human Connection. Play Event
May 26 – Jonathan Zimmerman – Let Free Speech Ring: Why It’s Under Threat, and Why It’s More Important Than Ever. Play Event
May 26 – Richard (Rick) Pasquie – Better Living With Chemistry: Can Better Regulation Improve Chemical Safety? Play Event
May 11 – Speaker is Ann E. Moyer, professor of history at Penn. Her topic – What Would Cicero Say? Play Event
May 4 – Speaker is Robert Jordan, virologist and nephew of Innmate Joe Jordan. His topic – A Virologist’s View of the COVID-19 Pandemic. Play Event
April 13 – Speaker is Matthew Skic, curator of exhibitions at the Museum of the American Revolution. His topic – The Forten Family: Telling the Story of Black Founders. Play Event
April 6 – Speaker is Philadelphia Councilperson Mark Squilla joining us for roundtable discussion of a round of issues in the ciy. Play Event
March 30 – Speaker is Sharon Bisaha on Philadelphia’s Civil War Refreshment Saloons. Play Event
March 23 – Speaker is Marsha Levick. cofounder of the Juvenile Law Center. Her topic – Reforming Juvenile Injustice: Play Event
March 3 – Speaker is Dieter Forester on Nuclear Fusion, and Some Thoughts on the History of Technology Play Event
February 23 – Speaker is Robert Stiefel, His topic—Who Wanted What: A First-hand Account of Craft and Commerce in Colonial Philadelphia. Because of recording difficulties, a similar presentation at the American Philosophical Society is linked here: Play Event
January 26 – Speaker is Vincent Kling, His topic—The Stream of Time: Beginning, Middle, and End in Modernist Experimental Literature. Play Event
February 9 – Speaker is William Valerio, His topic—George Biddle Rediscovered: The Main Line Scion Whose Art Bore the Stamp of Justice. Play Event
February 2 – Speaker is Barry Gross, His topic—Lessons Learned from the Defense in High-profile Cases. Play Event
January 26 – Speaker is Jennifer Gray, Her topic—Unearthing Quaker History on Arch Street. Play Event
January 12 – Speaker is Jonathon Burton , His topic—Hamilton’s Bank and The Restoration Project? Play Event
Club dinners: Dinners generally are held on the first Thursday and third Friday of the month: Cocktails at 5:30pm, speaker at 6:15pm, dinner at 7pm.
January: Annual Business Meeting of the general membership followed by the J. William White Dinner with toasts to Dr. White, our founder, as well as to first president S. Weir Mitchell and to Benjamin Franklin (on an evening closest to Benjamin Franklin’s birthday, January 17th).
Summer: Picnic usually at the home of an Innmate.
December: Holiday Lunch, featuring Fish House Punch, beginning at 11:30am.