Fall 2010

September 21 Cypress String Quartet  

Creativity amd Emotion in Music

October 5 Brother Guy Consolmagno, SJ, Curator of Meteorites at the Vatican Obsesrvatory

Are Asteroids Fluffy? What Meteorites Tell Us About How the Planets Were Formed

October 19 Anand Giriharadas, Author and Columnist

How the Developing World Has Opened a New Frontier of Innovation

November 2 Dan Schott, Resident Agent in Charge, San Jose, California Office, U.S. Secret Service

Overview of the Secret Service

November 16 T. J. Stiles, Pulitzer Prize-Winning Author

The Making of the Vanderbilt Dynasty: Commodore Vanderbilt’s Conquest of Nineteenth Century High Society

December 7 Jeff Hart, PhD, Naturalist

“Calinature” – History, Nature, and Culture in the Golden State

January 4 Patrick Hunt, PhD, Director, Stanford Alpine Archeology Project, 1994-2010; Visiting Fellow 2009-2010, Hoover Institution, Stanford University

Ten Discoveries That Rewrote History

January 18 John Sanders, Special Collections Manager, Dudley Knox Library, Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, California

Up From the Ashes: Birth of the Hotel Del Monte Art Gallery

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