Fall 2008

September 16 John Prendergast,
African International Affairs Expert

God, Oil & Country: Changing the Logic of War in Sudan

October 7 Dan Walters,
Author, columnist, Sacramento Bee

California in the 21st Century

October 21NOTE 10:30am Professor Christopher T. Scott,
Director, Stanford Program on Stem Cells in Society; Senior Research Scholar, Center for Biomedical Ethics

Stem Cells in the Flattening World: Not Yet a Level Playing Field

November 4 Professor Michael McFaul,
Director, Center on Democracy, Development, and Rule of Law, Stanford University

Promoting Democracy Abroad: Should We? Can We?

November 18 Frans Lanting,
Award Winning Nature Photographer

Life: A Journey Through Time

December 2NOTE 10:00am Marc Pachter,
Retired Director, National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Museum

A Gallery of Presidents

January 6 Bonnie Weiss,
Theatrical Writer, Producer, and Director, and Theater and Film Critic

Fred Astaire – A Musical Presentation

January 20 John Zogby,
President and CEO of Zogby International

The Way We’ll Be: The Zogby Report on the Transformation of the American Dream