Past Event

Jared Diamond

Thu, Jan 24 2013 - 12:00pm

Jared Diamond

Advance ticket sales have ended. A limited number of tickets will be available for purchase at the door.

Professor of Geography, UCLA; Author, Guns, Germs, and Steel and The World Until Yesterday

Pulitzer Prize-winning author Diamond examines how Amazonian Indians, Inuit and other traditional societies have adapted and evolved for nearly 6 million years. He explains what we can still learn from these traditional societies regarding universal human problems like elder care, child rearing, physical fitness and conflict resolution.

Location:  Schultz Cultural Hall, Oshman Family JCC, 3921 Fabian Way, Palo Alto
Time: 11:30 a.m. check-in, noon program, 1 p.m. book signing
Cost: Regular: $20 standard, $12 members, $7 students. Premium (priority seating and copy of new book) $45 standard, $45 members.

Also know: In association with the Oshman Family JCC