Member-Led Forum

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Middle East Discussion Group

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Mon, Oct 27 2014 - 5:30pm

Make your voice heard in an enriching, provocative and fun discussion with fellow Club members as you weigh in on events shaping the face of the Middle East. 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.

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California’s Contributions to Culinary Publishing

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Fri, Oct 24 2014 - 12:00pm

Bill LeBlond, Former Editorial Director of Food and Wine, Chronicle Books
Michael Carabetta, Creative Director, Chronicle Books
Margo True, Food Editor, Sunset Magazine
Jenny Wapner, Senior Cookbook Editor, Ten Speed Press
Joyce Goldstein, Author, California Food Revolution – Moderator Read more »

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The Return of George Washington

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Thu, Oct 23 2014 - 6:00pm

Edward Larson, Author, The Return of George Washington; Professor of History, Pepperdine University Read more »

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LGBT MLF Roundtable Discussion

Wed, Oct 22 2014 - 6:00pm

The past week has been momentous for LGBT activists, as U.S. courts overturned laws disallowing same-sex marriage in Alaska, Utah and North Carolina, and the Supreme Court declined to hear the appeals of states seeking to prohibit same-sex marriage, tacitly increasing the number of states in which same-sex marriage is legal to 30. With even historically conservative states such as South Carolina likely to follow suit, it is clear that the public’s view of same-sex marriage is definitively shifting. Read more »

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Tech Meets Neuroscience: A Vision of the Future of Medicine and Education

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Wed, Oct 22 2014 - 6:00pm

Adam Gazzaley, M.D.; Ph.D; Founding Director, Neuroscience Imaging Center, Associate Professor in Neurology, Physiology and Psychiatry, UCSF Read more »

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Latino/a Culture, Heritage and Conservation for the Environment

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Tue, Oct 21 2014 - 6:00pm

Adrianna Quintero, Senior Attorney; Director, Latino Outreach, Natural Resources Defense Council
Gary Segura, Professor of American Politics and Chair of Chicano/a Studies, Stanford University
Anita Martinez, Retired College Educator; Environmentalist; Community Health and Safety Activist
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The War in Syria

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Tue, Oct 21 2014 - 12:00pm

Avi Melamed, Israeli Middle East Strategic Intelligence Analyst
Robert Rosenthal, Executive Director, Center for Investigative Reporting - Moderator Read more »

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Science & Technology Organizational Meeting

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Mon, Oct 20 2014 - 6:15pm

The Club’s Science & Technology Member-Led Forum has an opening for the new chair to lead our Forum in 2015 and beyond. Both long-time and new Club members are welcome! If you are interested in being considered, please bring (1) your resume and (2) a one-page essay on why you would like to serve as the chair of the Science & Technology Member-Led Forum. Read more »

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Cult or Benign Cure-all? Life in Transcendental Meditation’s Hidden Society

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Mon, Oct 20 2014 - 5:15pm

Gina Catena, MS, CNM, NP; Contributor and Speaker, International Cultic Studies Association Read more »

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Middle East Hotspots: Geopolitics and Stability

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Fri, Oct 17 2014 - 12:00pm

Banafsheh Keynoush, Ph.D., Middle East Scholar; Lecturer; Media Consultant
Jonathan Curiel, Journalist – Moderator
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