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Book Discussion: A Hero of Our Time by Mikhail Lermontov

Mon, May 5 2014 - 5:30pm

This great Russian classic is set in the Caucasus during the reign of Tsar Nicholas I. Its Byronic anti-hero, Grigory Pechorin, is the prototype of the "superfluous man," often met in other Russian novels. A person of great ability, intelligence and charm, Pechorin can find no real outlet for his talents and becomes bitter, cynical and bored. He takes pleasure in manipulating others and inflicting pain. Read more »

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Syria and the Arab Spring

Fri, May 9 2014 - 12:00pm

Bonnie Joy Kaslan, Honorary Consul General, Republic of Turkey, S.F. Bay Area 
Dina Ibrahim, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Broadcasting and Communication Arts, SFSU; Media Analyst  Read more »

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Long Journey to Stonewall: An Illustrated History

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Tue, Aug 12 2014 - 6:00pm

Nancy C. Unger, Ph.D., Professor of History, Santa Clara University Read more »

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LGBT Retirement Living: A Panel Discussion about Exclusive vs. Inclusive Communities

Wed, Aug 6 2014 - 5:15pm

Marcy Adelman, Ph.D., LGBT Activist; Founder, Open House Read more »

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Truly Heal Your Body, Your Life and the World from Cancer

Thu, May 15 2014 - 12:00pm

Marcus Freudenmann, Founder, Truly Heal; Director and Producer, Truly Heal Your Body, Your Life and the World from Cancer; Producer, Cancer Is Curable Now  Read more »

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No Child Left Inside

Mon, May 19 2014 - 6:00pm

Nicole Ardoin, Assistant Professor, Stanford Graduate School of Education 
Zenobia Barlow, Executive Director and Co-Founder, The Center for Ecoliteracy 
Running Grass, Regional Environmental Justice Coordinator, EPA; Founder, Three Circles Center in Sausalito, Expert on Multicultural Approaches to Children and Environmental Education Read more »

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Anya17: Human Welfare and the Aesthetics of Opera

Tue, May 20 2014 - 6:00pm

This event has been cancelled

Ben Kaye, Librettist, Anya17; Poet 
Spokesperson from United Nations Women, TBA 
Celebrity Advocate Against Human Trafficking, TBA Read more »

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Vitamin C, Calcium and Chronic Degenerative Disease

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Wed, May 14 2014 - 12:00pm

Thomas E Levy, MD, JD, Author, Curing the Incurable: Vitamin C, Infectious Diseases, and Toxins Read more »

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Endangered World Rivers and Deltas: Where the Rivers Flow in the Cycle to Revitalize the Oceans

Wed, Apr 30 2014 - 6:00pm

Steven Goldbeck, Chief Deputy Director, San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission; Former Co-chair, San Francisco Estuary Project's Dredging and Waterway Modification Committee 
Kimery Wiltshire, CEO & Director, Carpe Diem West Read more »

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On the Green Beat in the Developing World — Internews

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Tue, Apr 29 2014 - 6:00pm

Liu Lican, Journalist, China
Gustavo Faleiros, Journalist, Brazil
Imelda Abano, Journalist, Philippines
Michael Simire, Journalist, Nigeria Read more »

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