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Robert A. Scott: Scholasticism and the Design of the Medieval Gothic Cathedral

Mon, Jan 9 2012 - 6:00pm

Scholasticism and the Design of the Medieval Gothic Cathedral

Note new date! Rescheduled from November 2 to January 9

Robert A. Scott, Author, The Gothic Enterprise

Monday Night Philosophy explores how ideas shape influential architecture. The design of the great gothic cathedrals of Medieval Europe is characterized by geometric regularity. Read more »

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"A Confederacy of Dunces" by John Kennedy Toole

Tue, Jan 3 2012 - 5:30pm

Book Discussion Group

SOLD OUT

We will discuss A Confederacy of Dunces by John Kennedy Toole. Considered an American comic masterpiece, this book is set in New Orleans and describes the outrageous adventures of “slob extraordinary” Ignatius Reilly. The author was posthumously awarded a Pulitzer Prize for this novel. The author will not be present.

MLF: San Francisco Book Discussion
Location: SF Club Office
Time: 5:30 p.m. Read more »

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Occupy: What Now, What Next

Thu, Dec 15 2011 - 7:00pm

Occupy: What Now, What Next?

All registration is closed for this event, we are at capacity.
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EJ Keller: The Culture of Food and Dining in France and the Bay Area

Mon, Dec 12 2011 - 6:00pm

The Culture of Food and Dining in France and the Bay Area

EJ Keller, Personal Chef

This holiday season Monday Night Philosophy turns to personal chef Keller for a juxtaposition of the culinary cultures in France and the Bay Area. In 1995, Keller and his wife returned to her homeland of France. Captivated by French food culture, Keller spent a decade in French kitchens before becoming a personal chef. Discover his knowledge of French cuisine and insights into the Bay Area's booming cultural interest in food. Read more »

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Middle East Discussion Group

Mon, Dec 12 2011 - 5:30pm

Middle East Discussion Group

Make your voice heard in an enriching, provocative and fun discussion with fellow Club members as you weigh in on events shaping the face of the Middle East. Each month, the Middle East Member-Led Forum hosts an informal roundtable discussion on a topic frequently suggested by recent headlines.  After a brief introduction, the floor will be open for discussion. All interested members are encouraged to attend. Read more »

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Insiders Look at Education: Creating Great Teachers

Mon, Dec 5 2011 - 6:00pm

Insiders Look at Education: Creating Great Teachers Read more »

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James C. Hormel: Fit to Serve

Mon, Nov 28 2011 - 6:00pm

Fit to Serve: The Battle to Become the First Openly Gay U.S. Ambassador

James C. Hormel, Former U.S. Ambassador to Luxembourg; Author Read more »

Past event

Middle East Discussion Group

Mon, Nov 28 2011 - 5:30pm

Middle East Discussion Group

Make your voice heard in an enriching, provocative and fun discussion with fellow Club members as you weigh in on events shaping the face of the Middle East. Each month, the Middle East Member-Led Forum hosts an informal roundtable discussion on a topic frequently suggested by recent headlines.  After a brief introduction, the floor will be open for discussion. All interested members are encouraged to attend. Read more »

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Nada Prouty: Jihad Jane or Patriot?

Fri, Nov 18 2011 - 12:00pm

Jihad Jane or Patriot

Nada Prouty, Former CIA Agent; Author, Uncompromised: The Rise and Fall and Redemption of an Arab American Patriot in the CIA

Jonathan Curiel, Author, Al'America: Travel Through America's Arab and Islamic Roots - Moderator

Prouty was raised in Lebanon but came to America as a youth. The U.S. became her adopted home, where she became a respected undercover agent, first for the FBI, then for the CIA. Read more »

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Ian Morris: Why the West Rules - For Now

Mon, Nov 14 2011 - 6:00pm

Why the West Rules…for Now

Ian Morris, Professor of Classics, History and Archaeology, Stanford University; Author, Why the West Rules Read more »

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