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Enduring Conviction: Fred Korematsu and His Quest for Justice

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Wed, Aug 10 2016 - 6:00pm

Lorraine Bannai, Professor of Lawyering Skills and Director, Fred T. Korematsu Center for Law and Equality, Seattle University School of Law; Author, Enduring Conviction: Fred Korematsu and His Quest for Justice Read more »

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The University of California's Role in Confronting Climate Change and Leading the World on a Sustainable Environmental Path

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Fri, Jul 29 2016 - 6:00pm

Teenie Matlock, McClatchy Chair of Communications and Associate Professor of Cognitive Science, University of California, Merced
Daniel Kammen, The Class of 1935 Distinguished Professor of Energy, University of California, Berkeley; Parallel Appointments in the Energy and Resources Group, The Goldman School of Public Policy, and the Department of Nuclear Engineering Read more »

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Race and Relationships in Health Care: Basic Psychology I Didn't Learn in Med School (But Wish I Had)

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Thu, Jul 28 2016 - 5:15pm

Denise L. Davis, M.D., Clinical Professor of Medicine, University of California San Francisco; Fellow, American Academy on Communication in Healthcare

In 2014, health professions students around the country staged White Coats for Black Lives protests, which focused the attention of UCSF and other medical schools on issues of race, power and health. Dr. Davis will discuss the art and science of improving doctor-patient communication that could change the culture of medicine, helping doctors to move beyond "White Coat Silence" on race and power.

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OMG: I Forgot to Plan for a Good Death!

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Wed, Jul 20 2016 - 5:15pm

Regina Sneed, Advocate, The California End of Life Option Act Read more »

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Socrates Café

Mon, Jul 18 2016 - 6:30pm

On one Monday evening of every month the Humanities Forum sponsors Socrates Café at The Commonwealth Club. Each meeting is devoted to the discussion of a philosophical topic chosen at that meeting. The group's facilitator, John Nyquist, invites participants to suggest topics, which are then voted on. The person who proposed the most popular topic is asked to briefly explain why she or he considers that topic interesting and important. An open discussion follows, and the meeting ends with a summary of the various perspectives participants expressed. Read more »

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Off the Grid: The Disruptive, Japan-inspired Food Truck Revolution

Thu, Jul 14 2016 - 6:00pm

Matt Cohen, Founder of Off the Grid Services, LLC Read more »

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The Brazen Age

Wed, Jul 13 2016 - 6:00pm

David Reid, Author, The Brazen Age Read more »

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A Series of Catastrophes and Miracles

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Tue, Jul 12 2016 - 6:00pm

Mary Elizabeth Williams, Journalist; Author, A Series of Catastrophes and Miracles: A True Story of Love, Science, and Cancer
In conversation with Peggy Orenstein, Author Read more »

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Fearless Women Founders on Succeeding in Tech World

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Thu, Jun 30 2016 - 6:00pm

Amanda Kahlow, Founder & CEO, 6sense
Mada Seghete, Co-Founder, Branch Metrics
Promise Phelon, CEO, TapInfluence Read more »

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The End of Business As Usual

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Thu, Jun 30 2016 - 12:00pm

David Burkus, Professor, Oral Roberts University; Founder and Host, "Radio Free Leader"; Author, Under New Management: How Leading Organizations Are Upending Business As Usual Read more »

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