Member-Led Forum

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Who Will Own the Future? Privatization and the Threat to the Urban Environment

Mon, Jan 6 2014 - 6:00pm

George Wooding, Former President, West of Twin Peaks Central Council; First Vice President, Coalition for San Francisco Neighborhoods; Columnist, Westside Observer Read more »

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My Father's Ghost Climbing in the Rain by Patricio Pron

Mon, Jan 6 2014 - 5:30pm

Patricio Pron, one of Granta’s Best Young Spanish-Language Novelists, gives us his American debut: a daring, deeply affecting novel about the secrets buried in the past of an Argentine family. A young writer, living abroad, makes the journey home to say goodbye to his dying father. In his parents’ house, he finds a cache of documents and unwittingly begins to unearth his father’s obsession with the disappearance of a local man. Read more »

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Should I Sleep in His Dead Wife's Bed?

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Wed, Dec 18 2013 - 5:15pm

Barbara Rose Brooker, Author Read more »

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Middle East Discussion Group

Mon, Dec 16 2013 - 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. There will also be a brief planning session. Read more »

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Christians and the Arab Spring

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Fri, Dec 13 2013 - 12:00pm

Marianne Ibrahim, Coptic Christian; Egyptian Activist
Dina Ibrahim, Ph.D., Media Analyst; Educator
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Face to Face: Portraits of the Human Spirit

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Wed, Dec 11 2013 - 6:00pm

Alison Wright, Visual Anthropologist Documentary Photographer; Author, Face to Face Read more »

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The Democratic Surround and the Forgotten History of Multimedia

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Mon, Dec 9 2013 - 6:00pm

Fred Turner, Associate Professor of Communication and Director of the Program in Science, Technology and Society, Stanford University; Author, The Democratic Surround: Multimedia and American Liberalism from World War II to the Psychedelic Sixties Read more »

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Expert Roundtable: Skeptical About Cell Phones and Health?

Mon, Dec 9 2013 - 11:30am

Maxwell Anderson, Berkeley City Council Member
Lisa Bailey, M.D., Breast Surgeon; Former President, American Cancer Society, California
Ronald D. Balassanian, M.D., Pathologist, UCSF Read more »

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A Doctor's Hopes for Afghanistan

Fri, Dec 6 2013 - 12:00pm

Dr. Nafisa Abdullah, M.D., Humanitarian; Educator Read more »

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The High (?) Road to a True Smart Grid

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Tue, Dec 3 2013 - 12:00pm

This program has been rescheduled to January 28. For tickets, please click . Read more »

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