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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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My Father's Ghost Climbing in the Rain by Patricio Pron

Mon, Jan 6 2014 - 5:30pm

Patricio Pron, one of Granta’s Best Young Spanish-Language Novelists, gives us his American debut: a daring, deeply affecting novel about the secrets buried in the past of an Argentine family. A young writer, living abroad, makes the journey home to say goodbye to his dying father. In his parents’ house, he finds a cache of documents and unwittingly begins to unearth his father’s obsession with the disappearance of a local man. Read more »

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Climate One + You

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Tue, Dec 17 2013 - 6:30pm

As we look to 2014, we will circle our chairs and have a facilitated conversation about what you most value about Climate One, and where it could do a better job. Your insights will help Climate One’s leadership gauge future opportunities to enhance its live events and radio shows and podcasts. Read more »

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Christians and the Arab Spring

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Fri, Dec 13 2013 - 12:00pm

Marianne Ibrahim, Coptic Christian; Egyptian Activist
Dina Ibrahim, Ph.D., Media Analyst; Educator
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Treating Trauma with....Ecstasy?

Mon, Dec 9 2013 - 6:00pm

Richard Rockefeller, M.D., Former Board Member, Rockefeller University; Former Chair, U.S. Advisory Board, Doctors Without Borders Read more »

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Expert Roundtable: Skeptical About Cell Phones and Health?

Mon, Dec 9 2013 - 11:30am

Maxwell Anderson, Berkeley City Council Member
Lisa Bailey, M.D., Breast Surgeon; Former President, American Cancer Society, California
Ronald D. Balassanian, M.D., Pathologist, UCSF Read more »

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A Doctor's Hopes for Afghanistan

Fri, Dec 6 2013 - 12:00pm

Dr. Nafisa Abdullah, M.D., Humanitarian; Educator Read more »

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A Discussion of The Symposium, a Dialogue of Plato

Mon, Dec 2 2013 - 5:30pm

One prominent modern philosopher has said that all of Western philosophy is but a footnote to Plato. The genius of Plato's dialogues is how they raise and clarify deep issues in a conversational format which makes them entirely and brilliantly accessible, without specialized concepts or terminology. Human truth is derived from the common human experience. Read more »

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Power Year in Review

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Mon, Dec 2 2013 - 12:00pm

Lauren Faber, West Coast Political Director, Environmental Defense Fund
Amy Myers Jaffe, Executive Director of Energy and Sustainability, UC Davis
Andrew McAllister, Commissioner, California Energy Commission
Craig Miller, Science Editor, KQED Read more »

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