Humanities

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Righteous Heroes of the Holocaust

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Wed, Jan 8 2014 - 6:00pm

Marty Brounstein, Author, Two Among the Righteous Few: A Story of Courage in the Holocaust Read more »

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The Democratic Surround and the Forgotten History of Multimedia

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Mon, Dec 9 2013 - 6:00pm

Fred Turner, Associate Professor of Communication and Director of the Program in Science, Technology and Society, Stanford University; Author, The Democratic Surround: Multimedia and American Liberalism from World War II to the Psychedelic Sixties Read more »

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A Photographer's Journey Through Modern-Day Slavery

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Wed, Nov 20 2013 - 6:00pm

Lisa Kristine, Humanitarian Photographer

In conversation with Mehroz Baig, Butler Koshland Fellow, The Commonwealth Club Read more »

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Covered California: Affordable, High-Quality Health Care Is on Its Way

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Thu, Nov 14 2013 - 6:00pm

Peter V. Lee, Executive Director, Covered California Read more »

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Comet Ison

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Wed, Nov 13 2013 - 6:00pm

Alex Filippenko, Professor of Astronomy, UC Berkeley Read more »

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Future Ethics: Reproduction Rights Versus Social Policy

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Mon, Nov 4 2013 - 6:00pm

Matt Cantor, Columnist, Berkeley Daily Planet Read more »

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Redefining Rape: Sexual Violence in the Era of Suffrage & Segregation

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Wed, Oct 30 2013 - 6:00pm

Estelle Freedman, Edgar E. Robinson Professor in U.S. History, Stanford University Read more »

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Da Vinci’s Knots: It’s All About the Dress

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Thu, Oct 17 2013 - 6:00pm

Caroline Cocciardi, Screenwriter and Producer, Mona Lisa Revealed Read more »

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Living Technology Today/Artificial Life Tomorrow

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Tue, Oct 15 2013 - 6:00pm

Norman Packard, Ph.D., Founder and CEO, ProtoLife; Former CEO and Founder, The Prediction Company

ProtoLife CEO Packard will discuss the history and future of living technology, including the rise of wet artificial life. He will describe how new generations of artificial life will result from the current convergence of biotechnology and information technology. In studying these new forms of life, we may learn a thing or two about life itself. Read more »

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