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Humanities

The Humanities Member-Led Forum focuses on ideas and experiences in history, biography, philosophy and literature which shed light on issues of current interest to the membership and the community.

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Upcoming Events

Image - Grapes of Wrath at 75: Retracing the Joads’ Journey

Grapes of Wrath at 75: Retracing the Joads’ Journey

Date: Mon, December 08, 2014
Time: 6:00 PM

Exploring the central themes of struggle and hope.


Image - Socrates Café

Socrates Café

Date: Wed, December 17, 2014
Time: 6:00 PM

Discussion of philosophical issues.


Image - Machtinger on Mercy in Mozart's Menuetto-Allegretto

Machtinger on Mercy in Mozart's Menuetto-Allegretto

Date: Mon, January 12, 2015
Time: 6:00 PM
Steven Machtinger, Attorney & Violinist

Image - Socrates Café

Socrates Café

Date: Wed, January 21, 2015
Time: 6:00 PM

Discussion of philosophical issues.


Image - Knocking on Heaven's Door: The Path to a Better Way of Death
This event is Postponed

Knocking on Heaven's Door: The Path to a Better Way of Death

Date: Wed, January 28, 2015
Time: 6:00 PM

Katy Butler, Author


Go to Humanities West Book Discussion: Two Lives of Charlemagne, by Einhard and the Monk of St. Gall

Humanities West Book Discussion: Two Lives of Charlemagne, by Einhard and the Monk of St. Gall

Date: Wed, February 04, 2015
Time: 5:30 PM

The Holy Roman emperor and “father of Europe.”


Image - Dodging Extinction: Power, Food, Money, and the Future of Life on Earth

Dodging Extinction: Power, Food, Money and the Future of Life on Earth

Date: Wed, February 04, 2015
Time: 6:00 PM

A practical, hopeful plan for avoiding yet another mass extinction.


Go to Socrates Café

Socrates Café

Date: Wed, February 18, 2015
Time: 6:00 PM

Discussion of philosophical issues.


Image -  Mona Lisa: A Life Discovered

Mona Lisa: A Life Discovered

Date: Thu, February 26, 2015
Time: 6:00 PM

Author Dianne Hales


Go to Humanities West Book Discussion: The Song of Roland

Humanities West Book Discussion: The Song of Roland

Date: Wed, March 04, 2015
Time: 5:30 PM

A classical epic that glorifies the heroism of Charlemagne.


Image - Minimizing Fear

Minimizing Fear

Date: Mon, March 09, 2015
Time: 6:00 PM

Image - The Amazons

The Amazons

Date: Mon, March 16, 2015
Time: 6:00 PM

Were these ancient warrior women fact or fiction?


Go to Socrates Café

Socrates Café

Date: Wed, March 18, 2015
Time: 6:00 PM

Discussion of philosophical issues.


Go to San Francisco's Jewel City

San Francisco's Jewel City

Date: Tue, July 14, 2015
Time: 6:00 PM