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Chinese Medicine: A Vital Partner in American Health Care

Thu, Feb 25 2010 - 6:00pm

Chinese Medicine: A Vital Partner in American Health Care

Efrem Korngold, O.M.D., LA.c, Chinese Medicine Works; Co-author, Between Heaven and Earth
Harriet Beinfield, LA.c, Chinese Medicine Works; Co-author, Between Heaven and Earth

Unbeknownst to many, Chinese traditional medicine has been a consistent part of American health care since the 1800s, but it didn’t capture the national consciousness until the 1970s, when President Nixon visited China. Read more »

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The International Criminal Court: How is it doing? Should the U.S. join it?

Wed, Feb 24 2010 - 6:00pm

International Criminal Court: How’s It Doing? Should the U.S. Join?

William H. Taft, IV, Professor of International Law and Diplomacy, Stanford Law School

The International Criminal Court is almost 10 years old, but the Obama administration has yet to decide if the U.S. will join. Fear that it would be a politicized institution likely to prosecute American soldiers have not been realized, nor has it been effective in prosecuting persons responsible for war crimes. In recent years the U.S. Read more »

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Dirty Rotten Strategies: How We Trick Ourselves and Others into Solving the Wrong Problems Precisely

Wed, Feb 24 2010 - 6:00pm

Dirty Rotten Strategies: How We Trick Ourselves and Others into Solving the Wrong Problems Precisely

Ian Mitroff, Professor, Alliant International University; Author, Why Some Companies Emerge Stronger and Better from a Crisis

How can people or groups tell whether others are deliberately steering us down faulty paths? Read more »

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Free Speech, Private Speech, Government Speech

Tue, Feb 23 2010 - 6:00pm

Free Speech, Private Speech, Government Speech

David Bisno, M.D., Constitutional Law Scholar

Who is speaking when our government accepts the donation of a monument from a private group for placement in a public park? Or issues license plates with a message favored by one group but not by another? May the state require a citizen to carry the government’s message? Or look at it? Are the restrictions on government speech different than those on private speech? Read more »

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Socially Engaged Art and Global Politics

Mon, Feb 22 2010 - 6:00pm

Socially Engaged Art and Global Politics

Favianna Rodriguez, Political Artist; Activist

“There has never been a movement for social change without the arts, posters in particular, being central to that movement,” says artist-entrepreneur Rodriguez, who has helped foster a resurgence in political arts. Through posters, prints and new media, she takes on issues such as war, immigration and globalization. Read more »

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I Just Sit Down and Remember: Artist Hilda Robinson in Conversation

Fri, Feb 19 2010 - 12:00pm

I Just Sit Down and Remember: Artist Hilda Robinson in Conversation

Hilda Robinson, Artist
Jeff Kunkel, Artist; Writer; Minister; Collaborator with Robinson on an upcoming book about her life

Movement, music, color, light, inspiration. The neighborhood of her memories comes alive on the walls, and in her words. Hear artist Robinson speak of her life, her work and the vibrant community from which she derives inspiration. Read more »

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Total Recall: How the E-Memory Revolution Will Change Everything

Thu, Feb 18 2010 - 6:00pm

Total Recall: How the E-Memory Revolution Will Change Everything

Gordon Bell, Principal Researcher, Microsoft Corporation; Co-author, Total Recall: How the E-Memory Revolution Will Change Everything
Jim Gemmell, Senior Researcher, Microsoft Corporation; Co-author, Total Recall: How the E-Memory Revolution Will Change Everything

We are on the verge of an impending revolution in electronic memory – something that may provide immense benefits and change our entire experience of being human.  Pioneer Read more »

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What Baby Boomers Need to Know About Long-Term Care Insurance

Wed, Feb 17 2010 - 5:15pm

What Baby Boomers Need To Know about Long Term Care Insurance

Denise Michaud, CLTC

Baby Boomers are living longer, and it is more likely that they will be needing some kind of long-term care. But when care is needed, it doesn’t just happen to them. It affects the entire family. Come learn about how long-term care insurance policies work, how to compare them, what is happening with insurance companies, trends in coverage, and how to ensure that your benefits are paid when you need the care. Read more »

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Free To Love, Free To Heal

Fri, Feb 12 2010 - 12:00pm

Free to Love, Free to Heal

David Simon, M.D., Author; Neurologist; Director, the Chopra Center

Mind-body healing pioneer and Chopra co-founder Dr. David Simon will discuss the deep connection between stored emotional pain and physical illness, answer questions and sign his latest book, Free to Love, Free to Heal. Simon is a board-certified neurologist and pioneer in the medical field. His personal mission is to facilitate the integration of complementary and conventional medicine in the 21st century. Read more »

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Alexandria Salon

Thu, Feb 11 2010 - 6:00pm

Alexandria Salon

Join us for a follow-up to re-address the themes and ideas presented during the “Alexander/Alexandria: The Flowering of Hellenistic Culture,” event, presented at the Herbst Theatre in San Francisco on February 5 and 6. Share your thoughts on how Greek literature, learning and art intermingled with Egyptian, Persian, Babylonian and Hebrew cultures. Flex your intellect with fellow fans of the humanities.

MLF: Humanities
Location:
SF Club Office
Time: 5:30 p.m. networking reception, 6 p.m. Read more »

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