Humanities

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The Yosemite Rim Fire: How to Improve Fire Policy

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Tue, Oct 8 2013 - 6:00pm

Scott Stephens, Professor of Fire Science, UC Berkeley

The mixed conifer forests within the devastating recent r
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Humanities West Book Discussion: The Leopard by Giuseppe di Lampedusa

Wed, Oct 2 2013 - 5:30pm

Leopard tells the spellbinding story of a decadent, dying Sicilian aristocracy threatened by the approaching forces of democracy and revolution. A richness of observation and the grasp of human frailty imbue The Leopard with its melancholic beauty and power. Join us in a discussion led by Lynn Harris about Lampedusa's novel, set in 1860s Italy. Read more »

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Spying on Democracy

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Tue, Oct 1 2013 - 6:00pm

Spying on Democracy: Government Surveillance, Corporate Power and Public Resistance

Heidi Boghosian, Executive Director, National Lawyers Guild; Author, Spying on Democracy: Government Surveillance, Corporate Power, and Public Resistance Read more »

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Kindred Beings

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Mon, Sep 9 2013 - 6:00pm

Sheri Speede, Founder, In Defense of Animals–Africa (IDA-Africa); Author, Kindred Beings; Veterinarian Read more »

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Tipping Point for Planet Earth

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Mon, Aug 19 2013 - 6:00pm

Anthony D. Barnosky, Professor, Department of Integrative Biology, UC Berkeley; Cox Visiting Professor, Department of Environmental Earth System Science, Stanford University Read more »

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Investing in Natural Capital

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Thu, Aug 15 2013 - 6:00pm

Mary Ruckelshaus, Ph.D., Managing Director, The Natural Capital Project
Heather Tallis, Ph.D., Lead Scientist, The Nature Conservancy
Rich Sharp, Ph.D., Lead Software Developer, The Natural Capital Project Read more »

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The Alchemy of Humor

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Mon, Jul 8 2013 - 6:00pm

This program is sold out

Steve Bhaerman, Author; Performer (as Swami Beyondananda)

Monday Night Philosophy laughs along with the enlightening philosophy of humor elucidated by Bhaerman (the man behind Swami Beyondananda). His hilarious and insightful talk will inspire you to use the magic of humor to gain wisdom, perspective and of course, joy. You'll laugh while you learn and learn while you laugh! Read more »

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Rendezvous with Destiny

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Mon, Jul 1 2013 - 6:00pm

How Franklin D. Roosevelt and Five Extraordinary Men Took America into the War and into the World Read more »

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The Story of North Indian Classical Music

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Mon, Jun 10 2013 - 6:00pm

Mahesh Kale, Vocal performer Read more »

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Bella Figura

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Wed, May 29 2013 - 6:00pm

Jojo Capece, Author Read more »

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