Humanities

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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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Living in the Material World: The Future of the Humanities

Mon, Oct 14 2013 - 6:00pm

Anthony Cascardi, Dean, Arts and Humanities, College of Letters & Science, UC Berkeley
Ralph Lewin, President and CEO, Cal Humanities
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Heart of a Tiger: Growing Up with My Grandfather

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Thu, Oct 10 2013 - 6:00pm

Herschel Cobb, Grandson of Ty Cobb; Author, Heart of a Tiger Read more »

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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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