Winter/Spring 2023


February 7 Rebecca Eisenberg, Santa Clara Valley Water Distric, Director: District 7

Toilet to Tap? The Surprising and Exciting Potential of Recycled Water in our Sustainable Future

February 21 Mohan Gurunathan, Engineer, Entrepreneur, Activist

The Earth on Your Plate:  How Diet Can Transform the Earth & Your Health

March 7 Frans Lanting, Award Winning Wildlife Photographer

Bay of Life:  From Wind to Whales

March 21 John W. Rick, Associate Professor Emeritus of Anthropology and Archaeology Center, Stanford

The Origins of Authority in Ancient Chavin de Huántar, Peru

April 4 Thomas Fingar, Shorenstein Asia Pacific Research Center Scholar

Update on China and US China Relations

April 18 Abbas Milani, Hamid & Christina Moghadam Director of Iranian Studies, Stanford

A Feminist Democratic Movement in Iran

May 2 Larry Gerston, Political Science Professor Emeritus, San Jose State University; political Analyst on NBC Bay Area

Trumpism, Racism and the Decline of American Democracy

May 16 Joseph Luzzi, Professor of Comparative Literature, Bard College

Botticelli’s Secret! The Lost Drawings and the Rediscovery of the Renaissance

June 6 Richard Kogan, Concert Pianist and Psychiatrist

West Side Story: The Mind and Music of Leonard Bernstein