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Jose Cuisia, Jr., Philippine Ambassador to the U.S.

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Fri, Mar 7 2014 - 12:00pm

Prospects and Challenges of the Philippine Economy in 2014 and Beyond Read more »

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Book Discussion: A Fable by William Faulkner

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Mon, Mar 3 2014 - 5:30pm

A Fable is an allegorical story of WWI set in the trenches in France and dealing ostensibly with a mutiny in a French regiment. Faulkner tells the stories of “Corporal Zsettslani,” who is a representative of Jesus. Read more »

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What You Need to Know Before You're 65: A Medicare Primer

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Mon, Mar 3 2014 - 5:15pm

Esther Koch, Encore Management; Medicare Aging Network Partner, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid. Read more »

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Robert Carlin: The Two Koreas: Bad decisions, Bad Consequences

Robert Carlin
Fri, Feb 28 2014 - 12:00pm

Robert CarlinVisiting Scholar, Stanford Center for International Security and Cooperation; Co-author, The Two Koreas Read more »

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Ian Haney-Lopez: Race and Politics in America

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Mon, Feb 24 2014 - 6:00pm

Ian Haney-Lopez, UC Berkeley Professor of Law; Author, Dog Whistle Politics

Judge LaDoris Hazzard Cordell - Moderator Read more »

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Meatonomics

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Mon, Feb 24 2014 - 12:00pm

Meatonomics

David Robinson Simon, Author, Meatonomics: How the Rigged Economics of Meat and Dairy Make You Consume Too Much – and How to Eat Better, Live Longer, and Spend Smarter Read more »

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The Pope and Mussolini

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Wed, Feb 19 2014 - 6:00pm

David Kertzer, Professor of Social Science, Anthropology and Italian Studies at Brown University; Author, The Pope and Mussolini Read more »

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Amy Chua and Jed Rubenfeld: Triple Package

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Fri, Feb 14 2014 - 12:00pm

Amy Chua, John M. Duff, Jr. Professor of Law, Yale Law School; Author, Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother; Co-author, The Triple Package: How Three Unlikely Traits Explain the Rise and Fall of Cultural Groups in America  Read more »

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Democracy in the Muslim World

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Fri, Feb 14 2014 - 12:00pm

Alp Aslandogan, Ph.D., President, Alliance for Shared Values

Michael Pappas, Executive Director, SF Interfaith Council

Introduction by Bonnie Joy Kaslan, Honarary Consul General, the Republic of Turkey, San Francisco Bay Area Read more »

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Glimpsing the Past: a Virtual Tour of Pompeii

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Mon, Feb 10 2014 - 6:00pm

Michael Anderson, Associate Professor, Department of Classics, San Francisco State University

Monday Night Philosophy explores the past with Anderson, who will present a virtual day in Pompeii: a walking tour of the highlights of the ancient city designed to reveal aspects of its history, development, daily life and destruction. Monuments visited will include the forum and its temples and administrative buildings, theatre district and the city's amphitheater, and numerous ancient houses. Italian espresso not provided, but highly recommended.

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