DONALD R. YABUSH

1995 – Resigned 1997

 

DEAN N. YANNIAS

2016—

Gatsby in Chicago, April 9, 2018

 

VICTOR S. YARROS

1903 - Died 1956

  LA JOLLA, CALIFORNIA

The Newspaper and Contemporaneous History, November 7, 1904 (N)

The Condition of Journalism in Russia, March 6, 1905

Municipal Ownership, April 2, 1906

The Development and Traditions of the Russian Drama, October 8, 1906

Paper Constitutions and Actual Government, January 11, 1909

Nikolai Vassilievitch Gogol, October 18, 1909

Tolstoi: the Man and the Author, October 16, 1911

What Ails the Modern Newspaper? January 6, 1913

The European War, October 19, 1914

The Administration of Woodrow Wilson (Symposium), February 1, 1915

*Pessimism and Optimism: Fresh Treatment of an Old Subject, April 24, 1916 (C) (N)

Progress: The Idea and the Reality, October 30, 1916

The Political Situation in Russia, May 21, 1917

Wells and Shaw as Prophets of Religion, April 22, 1918

The War Debts and the Wage Workers of the World, March 24, 1919

Literary Criticism, December 22, 1919

Contemporary American Radicalism, March 7, 1921

Recent Assaults on, and Vindications of, Popular Government, November 7, 1921

Fathers and Sons: or Age and Youth, April 23, 1923

Prose, Poetry, and the Human Spirit (Presidential Address), October 8, 1923

Lost, Strayed, or Stolen: Philosophy Today, November 9, 1925

A Lay Sermon Obiter on Music (Illustrated on the piano by Francis Marion Arnold), May 9, 1927

Education: Some Radical Reactionary Heresies, November 5, 1928

Letters and Literary Standards in Bourgeoisia, November 4, 1929

The Trials and Pleasure of Editorial Writing, April 3, 1933

The Present Crisis in Fiction and Belles Lettres, October 15, 1934

The Paradox of Human Hypocrisy, Conscious and Unconscious, March 21, 1938

Investing in Ideas, or the Books That Have Guided Me (Read by George Packard), December 9, 1940

Adventures in the Realm of Ideas, October 28, 1946

The Boldest Historian, Toynbee: A Secular Thomist, October 27, 1947

Obiter Editorial Dicta, Mainly Heretical, October 12, 1953

Offices:  

Chair, Arrangements and Exercises, 1914-15

President, 1923-24

 

FAYE S. YATES (biography)

2003 – Died 2006

 

CHARLES YEOMANS

1919 - Died 1959

Die Entwickelung des Kanonenfutters, April 3, 1922

Lesser Lights of the Sea, April 16, 1928

Gloria in Peristalsis, March 6, 1933

Arctic Knight Errant, December 21, 1936

Clergyman in Conflict, November 9, 1942

Book Night, April 10, 1944 (N)

*Faith and "The Works" in the Trial of David Swing, Heretic, March 14, 1949 (C) (N)

(Re-read before the Club by Todd S. Parkhurst, January 20, 1974)

Offices:  

Chair, Officers and Members, 1925-26

Corresponding Secretary, 1937-38

 

ABRAM Van EPS YOUNG

1889 - Resigned 1907

Some Eccentricities of Nature, February 17, 1890

The Beautiful in Physical Nature, February 18, 1895

Franklin as a Scientist, January 8, 1906

 

HOBART P. YOUNG, JR. (biography)

1964 - Died 2000

The Torch Passed, March 7, 1966 (N)

Return of the Gods, March 3, 1969

Stanley, April 9, 1973 (N)

Dog Food, March 31, 1975 (N)

Leader, Book Night; Book Review, "The Dragons of Eden" by Carl Sagan, December 17, 1979 (N)

Up in the Air, January 10, 1983 (N)

Offices:  

Chair, Officers and Members, 1973-74, 1980-81

 

KIMBALL YOUNG

1893 - Resigned 1908

 

ULYSSES SIMPSON YOUNG

1934 - Resigned 1952

 

WILLIAM FOSTER YOUNG

1926 - Died 1935

 

CLIFFORD E. YUKNIS

2016 -

 

MONEIM ZAKI

2008 – Resigned 2012

 

JOHN MAXCY ZANE

1905 and 1935 - Died 1937

The Romance of Catarina di Monte Acuto, October 29, 1906

An Early English Booklover: Richard Augerville; Otherwise Known as Richard de Bury, October 10, 1910

Oratory Is No More, April 19, 1937 (N)

 

VICTOR ZAST

2002 – Died 2014

Win, Place and Show: On a Life at the Races, May 17, 2004 (N)

A Bump in the Road, (Joint Meeting with the Fortnightly of Chicago— “A Bump in the Road”), March 6, 2009

 

ERNEST BLOOMFIELD ZEISLER

1927 - Died 1962

Causality, May 16, 1932 (N)

Pure Reason, May 14, 1934

The New Deal in Logic, May 10, 1937

Evariste Galois, May 8, 1939

Nietzsche and the Nazis, January 27, 1941 (N)

Robinson Crusoe Resartus, April 24, 1944

Science and Superstition, April 15, 1946 (N)

The Freedom of the Will, May 16, 1949

A Theory of Human Rights, April 16, 1951 (N)

Othello and the Experts, October 15, 1951

The Principle of Sufficient Reason (Presidential Address), October 6, 1952 (N)

The Problem of External Reality, October 26, 1953 (N)

The Haymarket Riot, April 11, 1955(N)

            (Re-read before the Club by Michael T. Sawyer, December 20, 1982)

The Problem of Consciousness, May 6, 1957 (N)

De anima, November 17, 1958 (N)

The Great Salk Vaccine Fiasco, December 7, 1959 (N)

A Pigment of the Imagination, March 27, 1961 (N)

De Legibus Naturae, January 29, 1962

Offices:  

Corresponding Secretary, 1939-40

President, 1952-53

 

ERWIN PAUL ZEISLER

1936 - Resigned 1954

Some Psychoanalytical Poems, December 20, 1937

A Study in Brown and Scarlet, October 26, 1942

Dr. Potter's Dilemma, October 23, 1950 (N)

 

JOSEPH ZEISLER

1895 - Resigned 1917

An Evening with Poet Physicians, December 16, 1895

Program Music Illustrated, March 29, 1897

Fitness for Marriage, January 22, 1900

Dreams, December 7, 1903

Stories from Far and Wide, October 23, 1905 (N)

Our Increasing Interest in Leprosy, January 6, 1908

The Venereal Peril, February 24, 1908

Arthur Schnitzler, the Great Dramatist, March 6, 1911

The European War, October 19, 1914

The Art of Growing Old, April 19, 1915

Short Stories from Far and Wide, April 26, 1915 (N)

 

PAUL BLOOMFIELD ZEISLER

1927 - Resigned 1933

 

SIGMUND ZEISLER

1893 - Died 1931

The Prevalence of Perjury in the United States, December 11, 1893

About Nietzsche, February 21, 1898 (N)

Our Tendency to Fads, April 17, 1899

A Prince of Swindlers, February 24, 1902 (N)

Heinrich Heine's Relation to England, December 12, 1904 (N)

Almost a Casus Belli, January 7, 1907

An Enchanted Castle: The Chateau Trevano at Lugano, Italy, the Residence of Louis Lombard, February 7, 1910

The Ethics of Present-day Finance, January 16, 1911

The Oberammergau Passion Play, April 10, 1911

The Administration of Woodrow Wilson, February 1, 1915

The Mysterious Case of Kasper Hauser, March 29, 1915

*Reminiscences of the Anarchist Case, May 3, 1926 (C) (N) (W)

A Chapter from a Forthcoming Book, "The Life of Fannie Bloomfield Zeisler," October 29, 1928

Another Chapter from a Forthcoming Book, "The Life of Fannie Bloomfield Zeisler," January 6, 1930

Offices:  

Chair, Rooms and Finance, 1915-16, 1916-17

 

AUSTIN M. ZIMMERMAN

1965 – 1991

  EDINA, MINNESOTA

The Snatch System, May 18, 1970 (N)

J.B., February 9, 1976

Gas, February 27, 1978 (N)

 

EDWARD AMERICUS ZIMMERMAN

1943 - Resigned 1951

Peter Heywood, R.N., February 2, 1948 (N)

 

HERBERT PAUL ZIMMERMAN

1926 - Resigned 1930

 

WILLIAM CARBYS ZIMMERMAN

1903 - Resigned 1908

 

DAVID B. ZUCKER

1997 -

A Familiar Chicago Street, November 27, 2000 (N)

To the Shores of Tripoli, March 22, 2004 

With Muffled Oars (Short Paper Night, Election Eve Program), November 3, 2008 (N)
And That’s the Way It Was… (Short Paper Night, Election Eve Program), November 5, 2012 (N)

You Too, December 16, 2013 (N)

Offices:

Chair, Publications, 2006-07, 2007-08

 

EDWARD J. ZULKEY

1980 - Resigned 1983

2011 -

The Americanization of George, November 24, 1980 (N)

In the Best Interests of Baseball, April 25, 1983 (N)

Thumbthing’s Up, February 4, 2013

What Might Have Been, January 16, 2017

 

ANTHONY S. ZUMMER

1961 -

Recurring Events, December 3, 1962 (N)

Change, December 19, 1966 (N)

The Wall, November 24, 1969 (N)

A Year, December 9, 1974 (N)

Book Review, "Thomas Jefferson, an Intimate History" by Fawn M. Brodie, December 1, 1975

Somewhere, February 7, 1977 (N)

Progress, April 14, 1980 (N)

Values (Presidential Address), October 13, 1980 (N)

*Outdoors, January 16, 1984 (N)

Knife, December 16, 1985 (N)

Out (Ladies' Night Address), May 18, 1987 (N)

Book Review, "American Silhouettes" by Albert Furtwangler, December 14, 1987

Around, April 16, 1990 (N)

Again, January 11, 1993 (N)

More (Annual Reunion Dinner Address), October 3, 1994 (N)

Simple, March 8, 1999 (N)

Pseudoscience, December 12, 2005

Trouble (Fifty-year Member Anniversary Celebration), March 19, 2012 (N)

Offices:  

Chair, Officers and Members, 1968-69

Treasurer,  1973-74, 1974-75, 1975-76, 1976-77, 1977-78, 1978-79, 1979-80

President, 1980-81

Chair, Rooms and Finance, 1983-84, 1984-85