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It Was 50 Years Ago Today

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Tue, Aug 19 2014 - 12:00pm

Dulais Rhys, Professional Musician Read more »

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The Men's Story Project

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Mon, Aug 11 2014 - 6:00pm

Josie Lehrer, ScD, Founder/Director, Men’s Story Project; Senior Technical Specialist, Gender, Violence and Health, International Center for Research on Women Read more »

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The Art of Collaboration

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Mon, Jul 14 2014 - 6:00pm

Stewart Levine, Author, Getting to Resolution: Turning Conflict Into Collaboration and The Book of Agreement 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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The Faraway Nearby

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Thu, May 29 2014 - 6:00pm

Rebecca Solnit, Author, The Faraway Nearby 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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Diversity and Accomplishment: Celebrating Assyrian Contributions to Baghdad's Golden Age

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Thu, Apr 24 2014 - 6:00pm

Nicholas Al-Jeloo, Ph.D. in Syriac Studies Read more »

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Humanities West Book Discussion - The Arabian Nights: Tales from A Thousand and One Nights

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Wed, Apr 16 2014 - 5:30pm

Join us to discuss the Richard F. Burton translation of the classic tales from Baghdad's Golden Age. These are the tales about Aladdin, Sinbad and Ali Baba that saved the life of Shahrazad, whose husband, the king, executed each of his wives after a single night of marriage. Beginning an enchanting story each evening, Shahrazad always withheld the ending, and a thousand and one nights later, her life was spared forever. Read more »

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The Immigrant and the University - Peder Sather and Gold Rush California

Thu, Apr 3 2014 - 6:00pm

Karin Sveen, Author,The Immigrant and the University Read more »

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The Bohemians: Mark Twain and the San Francisco Writers Who Reinvented American Literature

The Bohemians: Mark Twain & San Francisco Writers
Wed, Apr 2 2014 - 6:00pm

Ben Tarnoff, Author, The Bohemians: Mark Twain and the San Francisco Writers Who Reinvented American Literature Read more »

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