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2007 Speaker Series
This was the inaugural season of the President's Speaker Series.
Each of the lectures is available as a podcast through iTunes U.
May 31, 2007
Is There Light at the End of the Tunnel?A conversation with Leon Panetta '60, J.D. '63, former chief of staff in the Clinton White House. Panetta will discuss his participation in the Iraq Study Group and events that have transpired since the group made its recommendations.
January 17, 2007
The Clash of Monotheisms or How to Win a Cosmic War
A conversation with Reza Aslan, SCU religious studies alumnus and national commentator on Islamic issues for CNN, the New York Times, and other news outlets. He is the author of the book No god but God: The Origins, Evolution and Future of Islam.
February 13, 2007 Khaled Hosseini, a Santa Clara biology alumnus, reads from and discusses his best-selling novel The Kite Runner.