October 2011

"The Finkler Question" by Howard Jacobson

Mon, Nov 7 2011 - 5:30pm

The Finkler Question

This program is sold out

Please join us as we discuss the 2010 Man Booker Prize winner, The Finkler Question, by Howard Jacobson. Set in modern-day London, the novel is described by The Washington Post as "a tragicomic meditation" on the nature of anti-Semitism. As a reminder, this is a book discussion group. The author will NOT be present.

MLF: SF Book Discussion
Location:
SF Club Office
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Elliott S. Fisher: Achieving a Sustainable Health-Care System

Tue, Oct 25 2011 - 6:00pm

Achieving a Sustainable Health-Care System: What Might We Do?

Elliott S. Fisher, M.D., MPH, Professor of Medicine and Professor of Community and Family Medicine, Dartmouth Medical School

In medical care, is more always better? Dr. Fisher calls this widely held assumption into question. Read more »

Heaven and Earth

Around the World by Private Jet
Wed, October 31, 2012 - Tue, November 20, 2012

Circle the globe on a 21-day journey, exploring the lands of the sky worshippers and witness a rare total solar eclipse in Australia. Explore legendary remnants of early civilizations in Tikal, Machu Picchu, Easter Island, and Petra. Encounter the thriving traditional cultures and natural wonders of Australia, Indonesia, and India.
 
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Travel Cost: 

$63,950 per person

Mark Yudof: The Fate of Higher Education in California

Tue, Oct 25 2011 - 6:30pm

Mark Yudof: The Fate of Higher Education in California

Advance ticket sales have ended. Tickets will be available at the door.

President, University of California

In conversation with Joe Epstein, President, Sierra Steel Trading LLC; Board Member, Commonwealth Club Board of Governors

With budgets being slashed, tuitions on the rise and more students than ever seeking limited UC acceptance, California’s public higher education system is in troubled waters. Read more »

Business Success through Understanding Invisible Dynamics

Wed, Oct 26 2011 - 6:00pm

Business Success Through Understanding Invisible Dynamics

This program is postponed

Malidoma Some, Ph.D., International Speaker and initiated elder in his village in Dano, Burkina Faso. Read more »