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 »
Make your voice heard in an enriching, provocative and fun discussion with Club members as you weigh in on events shaping the face of the Middle East, North Africa and Afghanistan. Each month, the Middle East Member-Led Forum hosts an informal roundtable discussion on a topic frequently suggested by recent headlines. After a brief introduction, the floor will be open for discussion. All interested members are encouraged to attend. There will also be a brief planning session.
Join us to discuss Cervantes’ classic novel Don Quixote. We will be using the Edith Grossman translation. If anyone has a windmill to bring in, we will all tilt our lances at it. The discussion will be led by Lynn Harris.
Trish Tierney, Co-founder, Women’s Alliance for Knowledge Exchange; Former Executive Director, Institute of International Education Barbara Bylenga, Co-founder and Executive Director, SHE-CAN (formerly Open a Door) Julie Roberts, Health-care Executive; SHE-CAN Lead Mentor—Moderator Read more »
Films can make us cry, make us laugh out loud and keep us thinking for days. From Blackfish to Racing Extinction, filmmakers are capturing the power people have to make significant change and to protect our environments and wildlife. Read more »
Shelley Berkley, CEO and Senior Provost, Touro University California Michael B. Clearfield, Dean of the College of Osteopathic Medicine, Touro University California Jean-Marc Schwarz, Professor, Touro University California Jay Shubrook, Professor, Touro University California Tami Hendriksz, Associate Professor, Assistant Dean for Clinical Integration, Touro University California Read more »