Books & Writers

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Anya17: Human Welfare and the Aesthetics of Opera

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Tue, May 20 2014 - 6:00pm

This event has been cancelled

Ben Kaye, Librettist, Anya17; Poet 
Spokesperson from United Nations Women, TBA 
Celebrity Advocate Against Human Trafficking, TBA Read more »

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Vitamin C, Calcium and Chronic Degenerative Disease

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Wed, May 14 2014 - 12:00pm

Thomas E Levy, MD, JD, Author, Curing the Incurable: Vitamin C, Infectious Diseases, and Toxins Read more »

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War! What is it Good For?

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Mon, May 12 2014 - 6:00pm

Ian Morris, Jean and Rebecca Willard Professor of Classics and Professor of History, Stanford University; Author, War! What Is It Good For? Read more »

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Sandra Tsing Loh

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Wed, May 7 2014 - 7:00pm

Sandra Tsing Loh, Contributing Editor, The Atlantic; Host, “The Loh Down on Science”; Author, The Madwoman in the Volvo: My Year of Raging Hormones
Connie Martinez, CEO, Silicon Valley Creates - Moderator Read more »

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C-Span Founder Brian Lamb Dishes on DC Media

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Wed, May 7 2014 - 6:00pm

Brian Lamb, Founder & Retired CEO, C-SPAN; Author, Sundays at Eight: 25 Years of Stories from C-SPAN’s Q&A and Booknotes Read more »

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Book Discussion: A Hero of Our Time by Mikhail Lermontov

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Mon, May 5 2014 - 5:30pm

This great Russian classic is set in the Caucasus during the reign of Tsar Nicholas I. Its Byronic anti-hero, Grigory Pechorin, is the prototype of the "superfluous man," often met in other Russian novels. A person of great ability, intelligence and charm, Pechorin can find no real outlet for his talents and becomes bitter, cynical and bored. He takes pleasure in manipulating others and inflicting pain. Read more »

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Nate Silver

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Fri, May 2 2014 - 7:00pm

Nate Silver, Editor-in-Chief, FiveThirtyEight; Author, The Signal and the Noise 
In Conversation with Jordan Ellenberg, Mathematician; Author, How Not to Be Wrong

This program is sold out. Read more »

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On the Green Beat in the Developing World — Internews

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Tue, Apr 29 2014 - 6:00pm

Liu Lican, Journalist, China
Gustavo Faleiros, Journalist, Brazil
Imelda Abano, Journalist, Philippines
Michael Simire, Journalist, Nigeria Read more »

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Evgeny Morozov: Big Data, Small Politics: Algorithmic Regulation and Its Pitfalls

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Thu, Apr 10 2014 - 7:00pm

Evgeny Morozov, Contributing Editor, The New Republic; Twitter @evgenymorozov Read more »

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Matt Taibbi: A Scathing Portrait of American Injustice

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Thu, Apr 10 2014 - 6:30pm

Matt Taibbi, Former Contributing Editor, Rolling Stone; Author, The Divide  Read more »

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