Steven Pinker with Terrence McNally
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 8:00 pm
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Steven Pinker is an experimental cognitive scientist and one of the world’s foremost writers on language, mind, and human nature. He is Professor of Psychology at Harvard University. His latest book is Enlightenment Now: The Case for Reason, Science, Humanism, and Progress. His earlier books include The Language Instinct, How the Mind Works, The Blank Slate, The Better Angels of Our Nature, and The Sense of Style. He0

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Marc Freedman with Michael Eisner
Thursday, January 24, 2019 8:00 pm
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Marc Freedman, CEO and president of Encore.org says the secret to happiness, longevity, and living on is through mentoring the next generation. Originator of the encore career idea linking second acts to the greater good, Freedman cofounded Experience Corps to mobilize people over fifty to improve the school performance and prospects of low-income elementary school students in twenty-two US cities. Freedman0

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Jason Rezaian with Maz Jobrani
Thursday, January 31, 2019 8:00 pm
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Jason Rezaian served as Tehran bureau chief for the Washington Post and is now an opinion writer for the paper and contributor to CNN. He was convicted—but never sentenced—of espionage in a closed-door trial in Iran in 2015. Prisoner is his dramatic memoir of the journalist who was held hostage in a high-security prison in Tehran for eighteen months and whose release—which almost didn’t0

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An Evening with

Madeleine Albright
Wednesday, February 6, 2019 8:00 pm
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A personal and urgent examination of Fascism in the twentieth century and how its legacy shapes today’s world, written by one of America’s most admired public servants, the first woman to serve as U.S. secretary of state.  Madeleine Albright served as America’s sixty-fourth secretary of state from 1997 to 2001. She is the author of the New York Times bestsellers Madam Secretary,0

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