August 2013

The High (?) Road to a True Smart Grid

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Tue, Dec 3 2013 - 12:00pm

This program has been rescheduled to January 28. For tickets, please click here. Read more »

Ari Shavit: The Triumph and Tragedy of Israel

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Tue, Dec 3 2013 - 7:00pm

Ari Shavit, Senior Correspondent and Member of the Editorial Board, Haaretz; Author, My Promised Land: The Triumph and Tragedy of Israel Read more »

Dangerous Changes to Wealth Distribution, the Economy & Environment

Fri, Nov 8 2013 - 12:00pm

21st Century: Dangerous Changes to Wealth Distribution, the Economy and the Environment Read more »

Explore the World from the Commonwealth Club Planning Meeting

Thu, Nov 7 2013 - 5:30pm

All interested Club members are welcome to attend bimonthly one-hour planning meetings of the International Relations Member-Led Forum. We focus on Europe, Latin America, Africa and worldwide topics. Join us to discuss current international issues and plan programs for 2014. Read more »

Mark Halperin and John Heilemann: Game Change 2012

Mark Halperin and John Heilemann: Game Change 2012
Wed, Nov 13 2013 - 6:00pm

Mark Halperin, Editor-at-Large and Senior Political Analyst, Time; Co-author, Double Down: Game Change 2012; Twitter: @MarkHalperin
John Heilemann, National Political Correspondent and Columnist, New York Magazine; Co-author, Double Down: Game Change 2012; Twitter: @jheil
Melissa Griffin Caen, Political Analyst, "Mornings with Melissa," CBS SF; Political Writer, San Francisco Magazine; Attorney — Moderator; Twitter @melgriffincaen Read more »

Edmund Phelps: Threats to Prosperity

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Mon, Nov 4 2013 - 6:00pm

Edmund Phelps, Director, Center on Capitalism and Society, Columbia University; Author, Mass Flourishing: How Grassroots Innovation Created Jobs, Challenge, and Change; Twitter: @EdmundPhelps Read more »

Living in the Material World: The Future of the Humanities

Mon, Oct 14 2013 - 6:00pm

Anthony Cascardi, Dean, Arts and Humanities, College of Letters & Science, UC Berkeley
Ralph Lewin, President and CEO, Cal Humanities
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The 'Ex' Files: The Trend of Ex-wives caring for Ex-husbands

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Wed, Oct 9 2013 - 5:15pm

Teresa M. Cooney, Ph.D., Professor and Department Chair, Department of Sociology, University of Colorado Denver

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Humanities West Book Discussion: The Leopard by Giuseppe di Lampedusa

Wed, Oct 2 2013 - 5:30pm

Leopard tells the spellbinding story of a decadent, dying Sicilian aristocracy threatened by the approaching forces of democracy and revolution. A richness of observation and the grasp of human frailty imbue The Leopard with its melancholic beauty and power. Join us in a discussion led by Lynn Harris about Lampedusa's novel, set in 1860s Italy. Read more »