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Joel Fajans: Antimatter, Anti-Atoms, and the Big Bang

Mon, Oct 1 2012 - 6:00pm

Antimatter, Anti-Atoms, and the Big Bang

Joel Fajans, Professor of Physics, UC Berkeley Read more »

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Book Discussion: "The True Believer" by Eric Hoffer

Mon, Oct 1 2012 - 5:30pm

The True Believer: Thoughts on the Nature of Mass Movements, by Eric Hoffer

Author Eric Hoffer analyzes and attempts to explain the motives of the various types of personalities that give rise to mass movements; why and how mass movements start, progress and end; and the similarities between them, whether religious, political, radical or reactionary. Read more »

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Dr. Thomas Henriksen: America and Rogue States

Fri, Sep 28 2012 - 12:00pm

America and Rogue States

Thomas Henriksen, Ph.D., Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution, Stanford University; Author, America and Rogue States

Dr. Dina Ibrahim, Assistant Professor of Broadcasting and Electronic Communication Arts, SFSU - Moderator

Dr. Henriksen, who specializes in foreign policy and defense issues, will discuss U.S. policies and interaction with rogue states posing terrorist and/or nuclear threats. These include Iran, pre-war Iraq and N. Korea. Read more »

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Jugaad: Can Frugal Innovation Save America?

Wed, Sep 26 2012 - 6:00pm

Jugaad: Can Frugal Innovation Save America?

This program is postponed

Navi Radjou, Innovation and Leadership Consultant; Co-author, Jugaad Innovation: Think Frugal, Be Flexible, Generate Breakthrough Growth

Jugaad in Hindi means an improvised solution born from ingenuity. Some successful enterprises in emerging markets like India, China and Brazil use jugaad to innovate faster, better and cheaper amidst high complexity. Read more »

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70 Years On: The Japanese American Curfew, Exclusion and Detention Orders and Civil Rights Today

Tue, Sep 25 2012 - 6:00pm

70 Years On: The Japanese-American Curfew, Exclusion and Detention Orders and Civil Rights Today

Karen Korematsu, Co-founder, The Korematsu Institute, Civil Rights Activist
Dale Minami, Partner, Minami Tamaki LLP
Don Tamaki, Partner, Minami Tamaki LLP

In 1942, President Roosevelt issued Executive Order 9066, and as a result, 120,000 Japanese Americans, more than half of whom were U.S.-born citizens, were uprooted from their homes, businesses and friends and held in camps. Read more »

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Thea Bellos: Timeless Explorations - A Creative Odyssey

Mon, Sep 24 2012 - 6:00pm

Timeless Explorations: A Creative Odyssey

Thea Bellos, Artist; Photographer; Global Marketing and Management Consultant; Educator; Mentor; President, Global Stewards Institute

Berkeley photographer and professor Bellos will be speaking about her exhibit, "Timeless Explorations: Views from Cuba, Chile, Vietnam, Cambodia and Turkey," currently on view at the Club office. Read more »

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Middle East Discussion Group

Mon, Sep 24 2012 - 5:30pm

Middle East Discussion Group

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. Read more »

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Jonathan Canick: Aging and the Persistence of Mind

Thu, Sep 20 2012 - 6:00pm

Aging and the Persistence of Mind

Jonathan Canick, Member, Departments of Psychiatry and Neurology, California Pacific Medical Center; Assistant Clinical Professor, UCSF Read more »

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The Great Debate - Are We Alone?

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Wed, Sep 19 2012 - 6:00pm

The Great Debate: Are We Alone?

Geoff Marcy, Professor of Astronomy, UC Berkeley
Dan Werthimer, SETI Program Director, UC Berkeley Read more »

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Kira Z. Reginato: Here I am to Save the Day! What a Skilled Eldercare Manager Can Do for You

Mon, Sep 17 2012 - 5:15pm

Here I Am to Save the Day! What a Skilled Eldercare Manager Can Do for You

Kira Z. Reginato, Eldercare Manager; Radio Show Host

If you’re a caregiver for an aging spouse or one or more parents, you’re in good company with 66 million other Americans. Many will spend more years at this than they did raising children, and they are doing a demanding job without training or having a break. However, Reginato will explain that there is no need to struggle alone any more. Read more »

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