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Vamsee K. Juluri: Sleeping Vishnu, Prowling Camera - Hindu Mythology in the Media Age

Mon, Aug 15 2011 - 6:00pm

Sleeping Vishnu, Prowling Camera: Hindu Mythology in the Media Age

This program is cancelled

Vamsee K. Juluri, Ph.D., Professor, University of San Francisco

For nearly 100 years, movies and other mass media in India have retold the stories of the gods and goddesses of Hinduism. Through spectacular feature films, TV series, cartoons, comic books and novels, generations of Indians have found their favorite legends brought to life in different forms. Read more »

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India's Economic Growth - What Can We Expect?

Thu, Aug 11 2011 - 6:00pm

India’s Economic Growth: What Can We Expect?

Nirvikar Singh, Ph.D., Professor of Economics, UC Santa Cruz; Author; Member of an Advisory Group to the Finance Minister of India on G-20 matters Read more »

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Rafiq Dossani: Muslims of India - Their Politics, Identity and Economy

Wed, Aug 10 2011 - 6:00pm

Muslims of India: Their Politics, Identity and Economy

Rafiq Dossani, Ph.D.; Author; Senior Research Scholar, Stanford University Read more »

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Jai Ranganathan: An incredible success story from the farmlands of India

Tue, Aug 9 2011 - 6:00pm

Jai Ranganathan: An Incredible Success Story from the Farmlands of India

This program is postponed. Keep checking back for a new date.

Ph.D, Center Associate, National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis, UC, Santa Barbara; Producer, "Curiouser & Curiouser Science"  Podcast, Miller-McCune Magazine

Can environmental conservation and economic development go hand in hand? What will it take to improve the economic condition of the world’s poor? Read more »

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The Philosophy of Yoga in the Bhagavad Gita

Mon, Aug 8 2011 - 6:00pm

The Philosophy of Yoga in the Bhagavad Gita

Monday Night Philosophy dives deep into dharma, as detailed in the divine conversation between Krishna and Arjuna. Hear as they discuss the byways of yogic philosophy, and delight in Krishna’s failure to convince the warrior Arjuna to do battle with his relatives until Krishna realizes he must forego reasoning and rely on the usual divine persuasiveness of overwhelming power.

 

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Sunil Asnani: Investing in India Today

Wed, Aug 3 2011 - 6:00pm

Investing in India Today

Sunil Asnani, Portfolio Manager, Matthews International Capital Management
Jennifer Schatz, Senior Vice President, Marketing, Matthews International Capital management Read more »

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Swami Beyondananda: Wake Up Laughing, Wise Up Loving

Mon, Aug 1 2011 - 6:00pm

Wake Up Laughing, Wise Up Loving

Swami Beyondananda, Cosmic Comic

Join Swami Beyondananda for a heart opening presentation and find out why noted author Marianne Williamson has called Swami “The Mark Twain of our generation.”  The Swami will also be taking live questions from the audience, so if you have an answerable question, the Swami will have a questionable answer for you. Read more »

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"The White Tiger" by Aravind Adiga

Mon, Aug 1 2011 - 5:30pm

The White Tiger, by Aravind Adiga

We will discuss this biting satirical novel, winner of the 2008 Man Booker Prize and set in modern-day India, about an up-from-poverty chauffeur and his wealthy but corrupt employers. As a reminder, this is a book discussion; the author will not be present. Read more »

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The Arts as a Medium for Peace

Thu, Jul 28 2011 - 6:00pm

The Arts as a Medium for Peace 2011 Read more »

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Jeremy Bailenson: Infinite Reality

Wed, Jul 27 2011 - 6:00pm

Jeremy Bailenson: Infinite Reality

Ph.D., Founding Director, Virtual Human Interaction Lab; Associate Professor of Communication, Stanford University Read more »

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