Fall/Winter 2018-2019

September 18 Janine Zacharia, Carlos Kelly McClatchy Lecturer, Stanford Department of Communication, former Jerusalem Bureau Chief for the Washington Post

The Era of Noise: From Fake News to the Future of Journalism

October 2 Chris Bliss, Tonight Show comedian, TED speaker, and Bill of Rights advocate

Comedy is Translation

October 16 Allison Hobbs, Associate History Professor and Director of African and African American Studies at Stanford University

A Chosen Exile: A History of Racial Passing in American Life

November 6 Joseph Luzzi, Author and Professor of Comparative Literature at Bard College

The Presidential Library: Books That Shaped Washington, Jefferson, Lincoln, Roosevelt, and Other Commanders-in-Chief

November 20 Thomas Sanger, Author and Journalist

The Athena Story: The Forgotten Tale of a Passenger Ship Torpedoed on the First Day of WWII

December 4 Gregory Boyle, Founder, Homeboy Industries, the largest gang-intervention, rehabilitation. and re-entry program in the world

Lessons from the Field: Kinship as an Intervention

January 15 Laura Ling, Award-winning journalist and co-author of Somewhere Inside: One Sister’s Captivity in North Korea and the Other’s Fight to Bring Her Home

Journey of Hope