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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 - Lawrence Schonbrun

Why Are Class Action Attorneys' Fees so High and Judicial Oversight so Low?

Date: Wed, August 03, 2016
Time: 6:00 PM

Part of our special series Big Solutions for Big Problems


Image - George Hammond

Ending Slavery

Date: Mon, August 08, 2016
Time: 6:00 PM

Part of our special series Big Solutions for Big Problems


Image - George Hammond

Understanding Evil

Date: Tue, August 09, 2016
Time: 6:00 PM

Part of our special series Big Solutions to Big Problems


Image - Lorraine Bannai

Enduring Conviction: Fred Korematsu and His Quest for Justice

Date: Wed, August 10, 2016
Time: 6:00 PM

Part of our special series Big Solutions for Big Problems


Image - Bobby Kennedy

Bobby Kennedy: The Making of a Liberal Icon

Date: Mon, August 15, 2016
Time: 12:00 PM

Part of our special series Big Solutions for Big Problems


Image - Professor Francis Fukuyama

Francis Fukuyama: American Political Decay or Renewal?

Date: Thu, August 18, 2016
Time: 6:00 PM

Part of our special series Big Solutions for Big Problems


Image - Socrates Café

Socrates Café

Date: Mon, August 29, 2016
Time: 6:30 PM

Image - Karen Paget

Patriotic Betrayal: Inside a Secret CIA Campaign

Date: Mon, September 12, 2016
Time: 6:00 PM

Image - Don George

The Way of Wanderlust

Date: Mon, September 19, 2016
Time: 6:00 PM

Image - Ross King

Mad Enchantment: Claude Monet and the Painting of the Water Lilies

Date: Wed, September 21, 2016
Time: 6:00 PM

Claude Monet—the man, the times, and the art


Image - Socrates Café

Socrates Café

Date: Mon, September 26, 2016
Time: 6:30 PM

Image - Tara Smith

Can Courts Get the Law Right? Judicial Review’s Problem with Objectivity

Date: Wed, October 05, 2016
Time: 6:00 PM

Judicial review and the rule of law


Image - The Creative Architect

The Creative Architect

Date: Mon, October 10, 2016
Time: 6:00 PM

A look inside an amazing episode of modern architecture and psychology


Image - Elaine Kamarck

Why Presidents Fail and How They Can Succeed Again

Date: Tue, October 18, 2016
Time: 6:00 PM

Success and failure in the White House


Humanities West Book Discussion: The World of Yesterday, by Stefan Zweig

Date: Mon, October 24, 2016
Time: 5:00 PM

Portrait of an era


Image - David Bodanis

Einstein's Greatest Mistake

Date: Mon, October 24, 2016
Time: 6:00 PM

Just how great could Einstein have been?


Image - Socrates Café

Socrates Café

Date: Mon, October 24, 2016
Time: 6:30 PM

Image - Kerrin Meis

Egon Schiele: A Feminist Artist Ahead of His Time

Date: Thu, November 03, 2016
Time: 6:00 PM