Winter/Spring 2003

January 7 Philip A. Taylor, Senior Writer, Sports Illustrated

Sports: Pushing the Limits — Steroids, Drugs, $$ and Celebrity.

January 14 H. Craig Heller,
Lokey/Business Wire Professor, Dept. of Biological Sciences,Stanford University.

Technology in Sports: Pushing the Limits of Human Performance.

January 21 Peter Tarnoff,
President, International Advisory Corporation. Undersecretary of State for Political Affairs, 1993-1997. Former President of the Council on Foreign Relations.

Topic:International Hot Spots around the World.

February 4 Joanna Berman,
Former SF Ballet principal dancer. Current rehearsal assistant with the Ballet.

A Dancer’s Journey.

February 20 Jon Nakamatsu,
Concert Pianist in US and Abroad. Gold Medallist of the 1997 Van Cliburn International Piano Competition.

Getting to Know Jon Nakamatsu: My Life and My Music.

March 4 Christopher F. Chyba,
Co-Director of the Stanford Center for International Security and Cooperation, and Associate Professor (Research) in the Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences

Biological Terrorism: New Threats for a New Century.

March 18 Kavita Ramdas,
President and CEO, Global Fund for Women. Former program officer at the MacArthur Foundation, Chicago.

Making Change that Lasts: Women’s Movements around the Globe.

April 1 J. Rufus Fears,
Professor of Classics, University of Oklahoma. Holds the G.T. & Libby Blankenship Chair in the History of Liberty.

The History of Freedom.

April 15 Word for Word,
Performing Arts Company, which stages short works of literature in their entirety.

Short Stories by Sandra Cisneros

May 6 Ken Jowitt,
Pres and Maurine Hotchkis Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution and the Robson Professor of Political Science at the University of California, Berkeley.

TBD. Either war related or analysis of American foreign policy/types of anti-Western ideologies/challenges to American and Western institutions.

May 20 Laura Strohrn,
International Environmental Policy, Monterey Institute of International Studies.

Trade and Environment: Friends or Enemies?

June 3 Delaine Eastin,

Crisis in California Public Schools.

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