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Human Trafficking: Slavery 2012

Fri, Apr 20 2012 - 12:00pm

Human Trafficking: Slavery 2012

David Batstone, Founder & CEO, Not For Sale; Professor of Business, USF
Mimi Chakarova, Photo Journalist, Filmmaker, Price of Sex 2011; Correspondent, Center for Investigative Reporting
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Dale Carpenter: Flagrant Conduct -The Untold Story of Lawrence v. Texas

Thu, Apr 19 2012 - 6:00pm

Dale Carpenter: Flagrant Conduct- The Untold Story of Lawrence v. Texas

Earl R. Larson Professor of Civil Rights and Civil Liberties Law,University of Minnesota Law School.

Equal parts investigative legal history and compelling detective tale, Flagrant Conduct is the still-untold story of Lawrence v. Texas, the landmark Supreme Court. Read more »

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Paddle to the Sea: An Outdoor Adventure from the Sierras to the San Francisco Bay

Tue, Apr 17 2012 - 6:00pm
Paddle to the Sea: An Outdoor Adventure from the Sierras to San Francisco Bay on the Majestic Tuolumne River

Jessie Raeder, Director, Paddle to the Sea
Eric Wesselman, Executive Director, Tuolumne River Trust

Though many are not aware, the Tuolumne, a wild and scenic designated river, is the major source of water for San Francisco and much of the Bay Area.
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Aging Gracefully - Maintaining Dignity, Independence, and Quality of Life

Mon, Apr 16 2012 - 5:15pm

Aging Gracefully: Maintaining Dignity, Independence, and Quality of Life

Linda Leary, LVN, Owner, Reliable Caregivers
Pamela Sharkey, RN, MHA, LNC
Talya Onorato, Gerontologist

Aging is inevitable. So we might ask ourselves, how will it be for us as we age or question why we should even look at it now? Perhaps there is an older loved one ready to make a decision about a lifestyle change. Read more »

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Ballet Balanchine Style - Thoughts and Reflections

Thu, Apr 12 2012 - 12:00pm

Ballet Balanchine Style: Thoughts and Reflections

Beth Genné, Ph.D.; 2012 Visiting Scholar, San Francisco Ballet; Historian of Art and Dance

The San Francisco Ballet’s 2012 Visiting Scholar Beth Genné, who holds a Ph.D. in the History of Art and completed postdoctoral study in the History of Dance, will appear at the Club on April 12 in tandem with the Ballet’s opening night performance of an homage to choreographic legend George Balanchine. Read more »

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Make It So: What Design and Science Fiction Can Learn From Each Other

Tue, Apr 10 2012 - 6:00pm

Make It So: What Design and Science Fiction Can Learn from Each Other

POSTPONED

Chris Noessel,
Managing Director, Interaction Design, Cooper; Co-author, Make It So: Interaction Design Lessons from Science Fiction Interfaces
Nathan Shedroff, Dean of Design MBA, California College of the Arts; Co-author, Make It So: Interaction Design Lessons from Science Fiction Interfaces
Kevin O’Malley, President, TechTalk / Studio – Moderator Read more »

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Barb Stuckey: Understanding the Science and Senses of What you Eat

Mon, Apr 9 2012 - 6:00pm

Barb Stuckey: Understanding the Science and Senses of What You Eat

Author, Taste What You’re Missing: The Passionate Eater’s Guide to Why Good Food Tastes Good

Professional food developer Stuckey shares her vast knowledge to help us better understand the psychology and physiology of taste. Learn how to develop and improve your tasting palate by discerning flavors, detecting ingredients and creating new taste combinations.

Location: SF Club Office
Time: 5:30 p.m. check-in, 6 p.m. Read more »

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Andrea Rees Davies: Saving San Francisco

Mon, Apr 9 2012 - 6:00pm
Saving San Francisco

Andrea Rees Davies, Assistant Professor of History at California State University, Northridge; Author, Saving San Francisco

Monday Night Philosophy dips into social history, near the anniversary of the 1906 earthquake, as historian and former firefighter Davies challenges the long-lived myth that the earthquake erased social differences as it leveled the city.
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Guy Gugliotta: Freedom's Cap- The United States Capitol and the Coming of the Civil War

Thu, Apr 5 2012 - 6:00pm

Freedom's Cap: The United States Capitol and the Coming of the Civil War

Guy Gugliotta, Author, Freedom's Cap

Hear the fascinating story of the design, engineering and construction of the U.S. Capitol building during a time of heated politics, sectional conflict and imminent civil war. Read more »

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Humanities West Book Discussion: Pompeii and Herculaneum

Wed, Apr 4 2012 - 5:30pm

Humanities West Book Discussion: The Fires of Vesuvius: Pompeii Lost & Found, by Mary Beard
 
Join us to discuss historian Mary Beard's account of the destruction of Pompeii in A.D. 79. Vesuvius' eruption preserved for millennia our best evidence of daily life in the Roman Empire. The discussion will be led by Lynn Harris.

MLF: Humanities
Location: SF Club Office
Time: 5:30 p.m. Read more »

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