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Mary Roach: The Curious Science of Humans at War

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Tue, Jun 21 2016 - 7:00pm

Mary Roach, Author, Bonk, Stiff, Packing for Mars, and Grunt: The Curious Science of Humans at War; Twitter Read more »

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An Evening with Emma Cline, Author of “The Girls”

Tue, Jun 21 2016 - 6:30pm

Emma Cline, Author, The Girls
Claire Bidwell Smith, Grief Therapist; Mother; Author, The Rules of Inheritance and After This: When Life is Over, Where Do We Go?—Moderator

This is a Good Lit event, underwritten by the Bernard Osher Foundation. Read more »

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William Kristol: Where Is the Republican Party Headed?

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Tue, Jun 21 2016 - 12:00pm

William Kristol, Editor, The Weekly Standard; Political Commentator and Columnist
Kori Schake, Research Fellow, Hoover Institution—Moderator Read more »

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Black Lives Matter + the LGBTQI Community: INFORUM + SFPride

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Mon, Jun 20 2016 - 6:30pm

Alicia Garza, Co-Founder, Black Lives Matter; Special Projects Director, National Domestic Workers Alliance; Activist; Writer; Community Grand Marshal [Organization] of San Francisco Pride 2016, As Part of Black Lives Matter
Darnell Moore, Senior Correspondent, Mic; Co-Managing/Editor; The Feminist Wire; Writer-in-residence, Center on African American Religion, Sexual Politics and Social Justice at Columbia University Read more »

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Senator Barbara Boxer: The Art of Tough

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Mon, Jun 20 2016 - 12:00pm

Barbara Boxer, U.S. Senator (D-California); Author, The Art of Tough: Fearlessly Facing Politics and Life; Twitter
Mary Marcy, President, Dominican University of California—Moderator

This event is part of our Good Lit series, underwritten by the Bernard Osher Foundation.

"One goal of this memoir is to inspire people to fight for change. It takes what I call the 'art of tough,' and I've had to do it all my life." —Senator Barbara Boxer Read more »

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7th Annual Mineta National Transportation Finance Summit: Superior Infrastructure = Economic Success

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Fri, Jun 17 2016 - 8:15am

Brian Kelly, Secretary, California State Transportation Agency (CalSTA)—Keynote
Norman Y. Mineta, Secretary (ret.), U.S. Department of Transportation
Asha Agrawal, Ph.D., Director, Mineta Institute’s National Transportation Finance Center
Grace Crunican, General Manager, Bay Area Rapid Transit District (BART)
Steve Heminger, Executive Director, Metropolitan Transportation Division Read more »

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Dr. Lucy Kalanithi: When Breath Becomes Air

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Thu, Jun 16 2016 - 6:30pm

Lucy Kalanithi, M.D., Faculty, Stanford School of Medicine; Widow of Dr. Paul Kalanithi, Author of When Breath Becomes Air
In conversation with Mark Zitter, Co-founder and Former Chairman, Vital Decisions

This program is supported by the Moore Foundation and is part of our Good Lit series, underwritten by the Bernard Osher Foundation.. Read more »

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Time to Choose

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Wed, Jun 15 2016 - 7:00pm

Charles Ferguson, Oscar-Winning Director, Inside Job

This documentary from Academy Award winner Charles Ferguson examines the power of climate solutions already available. Through interviews with world-renowned entrepreneurs, innovators and brave individuals living on the front lines of climate change, Ferguson takes an In-depth look at the remarkable people working to save our economy and planet.

Post-screening conversation with Charles Ferguson and Climate One’s Greg Dalton.

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Week to Week Political Roundtable and Social Hour 6/15/16

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Wed, Jun 15 2016 - 6:30pm

Joe Garofoli, Senior Political Writer, San Francisco Chronicle; Twitter  
Barbara Marshman, Editorial Page Editor, The Mercury News; Twitter  
Debra J. Saunders, Columnist, San Francisco Chronicle; "Token Conservative" Blogger, sfgate.com; Twitter  

Join us for a rare Wednesday-night Week to Week! Read more »

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