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Fall 2014

September 16 Martha Raddatz, ABC News Senior Global Affairs Correspondent

View from Washington

October 7 Hon. Karl Eikenberry, Former US Ambassador to Afghanistan and Lt. General, US Army; William J. Perry Fellow in International Security, Center for International Security and Cooperation; and faculty member, Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center, Stanford University

The End of America’s Long War in Afghanistan and Pakistan: Challenges and Opportunities

October 21 David Welch PhD, President, Infinera; Founder, Students Matter

Vergara v California: for a basically equal opportunity to a quality education

November 4 Susan Shillinglaw, PhD., Professor of English, San Jose State University; Scholar-in-Residence at the National Steinbeck Center in Salinas; Author

75th Anniversary of “Grapes of Wrath”

November 18 Temple Grandin, PhD, Professor of Animal Science, Colorado State University; Author; Autism Activist; Consultant to livestock industry

The Way I See It: A Personal Look at Autism & Asperger’s

December 2 Annie Griffiths, Photographer; Author

Connect with Anybody, Anywhere: on the road with National Geographic

January 20 Betty Ann Boeving, MA, International Policy Studies, Stanford University, specializing in International Conflict Resolution; Founder, Executive Director, Bay Area Anti-Trafficking Coalition

Get in the Game: Anti-Human Trafficking