February 2013

What's Eating Mary Roach?

Wed, Apr 17 2013 - 6:30pm

Mary Roach, Author, Gulp: Adventures on the Alimentary Canal, Stiff, Bonk and Packing for Mars

In conversation with Adam Rogers, Articles Editor, Wired Magazine Read more »

Karen Elliott House: An Inside Look at Saudi Arabia

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Wed, Mar 6 2013 - 6:00pm

An Inside Look at Saudi Arabia

Karen Elliott House, Author, On Saudi Arabia: Its People, Past, Religion, Fault Lines – and Future
Robert Rosenthal, Executive Director, Center for Investigative Reporting - Moderator

House has spent the last 30 years writing about Saudi Arabia — as diplomatic correspondent, foreign editor, and then publisher of The Wall Street Journal. Read more »

The Arab Spring 2013

Fri, Apr 12 2013 - 12:00pm

Joel Brinkley, Professor of Journalism, Stanford University; Pulitzer Prize-winning Foreign Correspondent; FormerJerusalem Bureau Chief, The New York Times
Laila El Sissi, Memoirist; Businesswoman
John Diaz, Editorial Page Editor, San Francisco Chronicle - Moderator
Additional panelist TBA Read more »

Microchips in Electronics: Can They Continue to Do More for and with Less?

Tue, Apr 23 2013 - 6:00pm

Chenming Hu, Distinguished Professor of Microelectronics, UC Berkeley Read more »

Week to Week 3/4/13

Mon, Mar 4 2013 - 6:30pm

Week to Week

Larry Gerston, Professor of Political Science, San Jose State University; Analyst, NBC 11; Author, Not So Golden After All: The Rise and Fall of California
Melissa Griffin, Columnist, San Francisco Examiner; Contributor, KPIX TV, San Francisco Magazine; Attorney
Carly Schwartz, Founding Editor, Huffington Post San Francisco
John Zipperer, Vice President of Media & Editorial, The Commonwealth Club - Host Read more »

Gavin Newsom: Angry Birds for Democracy

Wed, Feb 27 2013 - 6:30pm

Gavin Newsom: Angry Birds for Democracy

Lieutenant Governor of California; Author, Citizenville: How to Take the Town Square Digital and Reinvent Government

In conversation with Adam Lashinsky, Senior Editor at Large, Fortune Magazine

Anyone with an iPhone can publish, purchase, invest and entertain with the touch of a button – and now it’s time for government to get in the game. Read more »