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NPR Reporter Margot Adler: Why We Love Vampires

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Mon, Feb 10 2014 - 12:00pm

Correspondent, NPR; Author, Vampires Are Us: Understanding Our Love Affair with the Immortal Dark Side

Penny Nelson, KQED - Moderator Read more »

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Green Latinos

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Fri, Feb 7 2014 - 12:00pm

Catherine Sandoval, Commissioner, California Public Utilities Commission
Orson Aguilar, Executive Director, The Greenlining Institute Read more »

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Humanities West Book Discussion: The Alexiad by Anna Komnene

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Wed, Feb 5 2014 - 5:30pm

Written between 1143 and 1153 by the daughter of Byzantine Emperor Alexios I Komnenos, The Alexiad is one of the most popular and revealing primary sources in the vast canon of medieval literature. Read more »

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Orville Schell: The Rise of China

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Mon, Feb 3 2014 - 6:00pm

Orville Schell, Arthur Ross Director, Center on U.S.-China Relations, Asia Society; Former Dean and Professor, UC Berkeley; Co-author, Wealth and Power: China’s Long March to the Twenty-First Century; T Read more »

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Stumbling on Happiness by Daniel Gilbert

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Mon, Feb 3 2014 - 5:30pm

What makes human beings happy and why? Brandishing a sense of humor that sends readers into fits of giggles, renowned Harvard psychologist Daniel Gilbert dives headfirst into the exceedingly rich world of human behavior and emotion. Read more »

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Richard Powers: Author of "The Echo Maker" and "Orfeo"

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Mon, Jan 27 2014 - 6:00pm

Richard Powers, Professor, Stanford University; Author, The Echo Maker and Orfeo Read more »

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

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Fri, Jan 24 2014 - 12:00pm

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

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Fluid State: The Future of Water in California

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Fri, Jan 10 2014 - 12:00pm

Lois Wolk, California State Senator (D-Davis)

Jean Fuller, California State Senator (R-Bakersfield) Read more »

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The Golem and the Jinni

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Fri, Jan 10 2014 - 12:00pm

Helene Wecker, Author; M.F.A. in Fiction, Columbia University Read more »

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Who Will Own the Future? Privatization and the Threat to the Urban Environment

Mon, Jan 6 2014 - 6:00pm

George Wooding, Former President, West of Twin Peaks Central Council; First Vice President, Coalition for San Francisco Neighborhoods; Columnist, Westside Observer Read more »

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