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Preserving China’s Traditional Folk Arts

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Mon, Jun 2 2014 - 6:00pm

Lisa Deng, Founder, GreatSeed Inc. Read more »

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Dr. Seuss's Literary Life

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Fri, May 30 2014 - 12:00pm

Donald E. Pease, Jr., Author, Theodor Seuss Geisel; Professor of English and Comparative Literature, Ted and Helen Geisel Third Century Professor in the Humanities and Chair of the Master of Arts in Liberal Studies Program, Dartmouth College Read more »

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No Child Left Inside

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Mon, May 19 2014 - 6:00pm

Nicole Ardoin, Assistant Professor, Stanford Graduate School of Education 
Zenobia Barlow, Executive Director and Co-Founder, The Center for Ecoliteracy 
Running Grass, Founder, Three Circles Center in Sausalito; Expert on Multicultural Approaches to Children and Environmental Education
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Health Care Reform: California’s Insurance Commissioner, Dave Jones

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Mon, May 19 2014 - 6:00pm

Dave Jones, Commissioner, California Department of Insurance Read more »

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

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Fri, May 16 2014 - 12:00pm

Prospects and Challenges of the Philippine Economy in 2014 and Beyond 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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Ambassador Jeffrey Bleich: Rebalancing America’s Relationship to Asia with Australia by Our Side

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Mon, May 12 2014 - 6:00pm

Jeffrey Bleich, Former Ambassador, Australia
Joe Epstein, Past Board President, Commonwealth Club Board of Governors - Moderator Read more »

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Syria and the Arab Spring

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Fri, May 9 2014 - 12:00pm

Bonnie Joy Kaslan, Honorary Consul General, Republic of Turkey, S.F. Bay Area 
Dina Ibrahim, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Broadcasting and Communication Arts, SFSU; Media Analyst  Read more »

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Befriending the Imagination

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Fri, May 2 2014 - 12:00pm

Ruth Gendler, Artist; Author, The Book of Qualities, Notes on the Need for Beauty; Editor, Changing Light Read more »

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Humanities West Book Discussion - The Caliph's Splendor: Islam and the West in the Golden Age of Baghdad by Benson Bobrick

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Wed, Apr 30 2014 - 5:30pm

Join us to discuss the achievements of Harun al-Rashid, the legendary caliph of The Thousand and One Nights, whose actual court was nearly as magnificent as the fictional one. Read more »

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