Winter/Spring 2019

February 5 James Dixon, Architect and expert on architectural styles in San Francisco and the Bay Area

Victorian/Edwardian Residential Architectural Styles in San Francisco

February 19 Steven Burchik, Veteran, Author, Photographer

Compass and a Camera: One Soldier’s View of the Vietnam War

March 5 Brian Merchant, Technology journalist and author of The One Device: The Secret History of the iPhone

The World Inside the iPhone

March 19 Caroline Winterer, Anthony P. Meier Professor in the
Humanities and Director of the Stanford Humanities Center

The Remarkable Genius of Benjamin Franklin

April 2 Elliot Engel, Emeritus English Professor, University of North Carolina, North Carolina State, and Duke University

Shakespeare 400 Years Later: More Alive Than Ever

April 16 Tomas Jimenez, Associate Professor of Sociology and Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity, Stanford University

Making Sense of Immigration Hysteria in the Nation of
Immigrants

May 7 Megan Smolnyak, Genealogist and Author

No Man Left Behind (Bringing our Soldiers Home from WWI, WWII, Korea, and Vietnam)

May 21 Andrew Fraknoi, Emeritus Chair, Astronomy Department,
Foothill College

Celebrating Stephen Hawking: His Amazing Life and Scientific Work

June 4 Richard Kogan, Julliard-trained concert pianist and Harvard-educated psychiatrist

The Mind and Music of George Gershwin