Member-Led Forum

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Shakespeare in Prisons

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Mon, Apr 21 2014 - 5:15pm

Lesley Schisgall Currier, Founder and Managing Director, Marin Shakespeare Company Read more »

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Gay Conversion Therapy

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Mon, Jul 28 2014 - 5:15pm

Professor Sheldon W. Helms, Associate Professor of Psychology, Ohlone College Read more »

Past event

Cons, Scams and Undue Influence

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Mon, Mar 24 2014 - 5:15pm

Patrick O’Reilly, Ph.D., Clinical Psychologist; Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, UCSF; Co-author, Undue Influence: Cons, Scams and Mind Control Read more »

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Book Discussion: A Fable by William Faulkner

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Mon, Mar 3 2014 - 5:30pm

A Fable is an allegorical story of WWI set in the trenches in France and dealing ostensibly with a mutiny in a French regiment. Faulkner tells the stories of “Corporal Zsettslani,” who is a representative of Jesus. Read more »

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From Russia Without Love: The 2014 Winter Olympics and Human Rights in Russia

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Tue, Feb 4 2014 - 6:00pm

Helen Carroll, Sports Project Director, National Center for Lesbian Rights Read more »

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Ties That Bind: The Bay Area’s Economic Ties with Greater China

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Thu, Jan 23 2014 - 6:00pm

Dr. Sean Randolph, President and CEO, the Economic Institute

Ken Wilcox, Chairman, Silicon Valley Bank Read more »

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Opening Reception for the Caribbean Passage Exhibition

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Tue, Feb 11 2014 - 5:30pm

Orlonda Uffre, Artist

Artist Orlonda Uffre will be present to meet and discuss her paintings and her Caribbean heritage that inspired them. Please join us for casual conversation, refreshments and a chance to understand Orlonda's work in greater depth. This exhibition is in conjunction with The Art of Living Black (TAOLB), a Bay Area wide celebration of artists of African descent.

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Explore the World from the Commonwealth Club Planning Meeting

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Thu, Mar 6 2014 - 5:30pm

All interested Club members are welcome to attend our bimonthly, one-hour planning meetings of the International Relations Member-Led Forum. We focus on Europe, Latin America, Africa and worldwide topics. Join us to discuss current international issues and plan programs for 2014. 

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Simon Schama: Story of the Jews – Finding the Words

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Wed, Mar 19 2014 - 12:00pm

Simon Schama, CBE, Professor of History and Art History, Columbia University; Author, The Power of Art, Landscape and Memory and The Story of the Jews Read more »

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Beyond the Green Bin: A Panel Discussion on Reducing Food Waste

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Mon, Mar 24 2014 - 6:00pm

Dana Gunders, Staff Scientist in Food and Agriculture, Natural Resources Defense Council
Nick Papadopoulos, General Manager, Bloomfield Organics; CEO and Co-founder, CropMobster Read more »

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