Winter/Spring 2018

February 6 Robert Lustig M.D., M.S.L., Emeritus Professor of Pediatrics, Institute for Health Policy Studies, University of California, San Francisco

The Hacking of the American Mind

February 20 Katherine Jolluck, Senior Lecturer in the Department of History, Stanford University

Enslavement in the 21st Century: From Labor and Sex to Organ Harvesting and Petty Crime

March 6 Blye Faust, Academy Award-winning producer of Spotlight

Truth in Storytelling: Bringing Real Events to Life Onscreen

March 20 Chuck Underwood, Founder and principal of Ohio-based generational consultancy The Generational Imperative, Inc.

Five Generations. One America

April 3 Elizabeth Cobbs, Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution; Melbern Glasscock Chair at Texas A&M; author of The Hello Girls

“The Hello Girls”: World War One and America’s First Women Soldiers

April 17 Jim McClintock, Endowed University Professor of Polar and Marine Biology, University of Alabama at Birmingham

From Penguins to Plankton: The Dramatic Impacts of Climate Change on the Antarctic Peninsula

May 1 Larry Gerston, Political Science Professor Emeritus, San Jose State University; political analyst on NBC Bay Area

The Trump Election in Perspective: A Turning Point in American Politics

May 22 Robert Hartwell, Professor of Music and Media Studies, Foothill College

Mozart and Mythology

June 5 Robin Wright, War correspondent, best-selling author; joint fellow at the U.S. Institute of Peace and the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars

Global Hotspots: Where’s the Next War?