The Academies at Gerrard Berman Day School in Oakland offers “Torch Talks” at Ramapo College. New York-based writer Michael Soussan discusses his memoir, “Backstabbing for Beginners,” soon to be released as a film, about being a whistleblower facing down global corruption. To benefit the Academies@GBDS. Sharp Theater at RCNJ, 505 Ramapo Valley Road, Mahwah. (201) 337-1111 or email Ekronick@ssnj.org.