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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 - 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


Image - Humanities West Book Discussion: Two Lives of Charlemagne

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. 


Image - A Cross of Thorns: The Enslavement of California's Indians by the Spanis

A Cross of Thorns: The Enslavement of California's Indians by the Spanish Missions

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

With author Elias Castillo 


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.


Go to Reality Check: Russia, Ukraine, and the West in Crisis and Conflict

Reality Check: Russia, Ukraine, and the West in Crisis and Conflict

Date: Fri, March 06, 2015
Time: 12:00 PM

Is confrontation the new normal for Europe and Eurasia?


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?


Image - The Allure of Irish Dancing

The Allure of Irish Dancing

Date: Tue, March 17, 2015
Time: 6:00 PM

Michael Dillon of the Dillon Magh Adhair Academy of Irish Dance


Go to Socrates Café

Socrates Café

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

Discussion of philosophical issues.


Image - The Streets of San Francisco: Policing and the Creation of a Cosmopolita

The Streets of San Francisco: Policing and the Creation of a Cosmopolitan Liberal Politics, 1950-1972

Date: Thu, March 19, 2015
Time: 6:00 PM

Christopher Agee, Assistant Professor


Go to San Francisco's Jewel City

San Francisco's Jewel City

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