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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 - The West Without Water

The West Without Water

Date: Thu, September 04, 2014
Time: 6:00 PM

Exploring the climate of the American West throughout history.


Image - What Is It to Redeem Your Past? Some Lessons from Nietzsche and Kundera

What Is It to Redeem Your Past? Some Lessons from Nietzsche and Kundera

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

Straight from Stanford's The Art of Living course.


Image - The Invisible Bridge: The Fall of Nixon and the Rise of Reagan

The Invisible Bridge: The Fall of Nixon and the Rise of Reagan

Date: Tue, September 09, 2014
Time: 6:00 PM

Creating the Reagan Revolution


Image - Daring: My Passages

Daring: My Passages

Date: Thu, September 25, 2014
Time: 12:00 PM

An iconic guide for women and men seeking to have it all.


Image - Humanities West Book Discussion
This event is Rescheduled

Humanities West Book Discussion - Livy's The Dawn of the Roman Empire, Books 31-40

Date: Wed, October 01, 2014
Time: 5:30 PM

Rome's emergence as an imperial nation and tempestuous involvement with Greece.


Go to Humanities West Book Discussion - Livy's The Dawn of the Roman Empire, Books 31-40

Humanities West Book Discussion - Livy's The Dawn of the Roman Empire, Books 31-40

Date: Thu, October 09, 2014
Time: 5:30 PM

Rome's emergence as an imperial nation and tempestuous involvement with Greece.


Dryden Liddle

Emperor Augustus: A Force for Civilization

Date: Mon, October 13, 2014
Time: 6:00 PM

The man who made empire from republican disarray


Go to Socrates Café

Socrates Café

Date: Wed, October 15, 2014
Time: 6:00 PM

A discussion of philosophical issues.


Image - The Return of George Washington

The Return of George Washington

Date: Thu, October 23, 2014
Time: 6:00 PM

Image - Founders' Son: A Life of Abraham Lincoln (MLF)

Founders' Son: A Life of Abraham Lincoln

Date: Tue, November 04, 2014
Time: 12:00 PM

Lincoln's life as a struggle to carry on the work of the Founding Fathers.


Image - The Crusades of Cesar Chavez

The Crusades of Cesar Chavez

Date: Fri, November 07, 2014
Time: 12:00 PM

Image - Umpire or Empire? The History and Future of American Leadership

Umpire or Empire? The History and Future of American Leadership

Date: Mon, November 10, 2014
Time: 6:00 PM

Monday Night Philosophy


Go to Socrates Café

Socrates Café

Date: Wed, November 19, 2014
Time: 6:00 PM

Discussion of philosophical issues


Go to Socrates Café

Socrates Café

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

Discussion of philosophical issues.


Go to Socrates Café

Socrates Café

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

Discussion of philosophical issues.


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

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

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

The Holy Roman emperor and “father of Europe.”


Go to Socrates Café

Socrates Café

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

Discussion of philosophical issues.