Sunday, July 21, 2 pm: Monthly Program, at the home of Nancy Zinn in San Francisco. Jim Gasperini will present “Work in Progress: Fire in the Mind.” Jim will give an illustrated presentation of digital tools for research, with examples from his work in progress: a cultural history of fire provisionally titled Fire in the Mind – How We Imagined Fire, the Non-Living Relative that Gave Us Control of the World. He will demonstrate tools for finding sources online, optical character recognition (OCR), creating bibliographies, translation, and more.
Saturday, July 27, 10:30 am: Reading of Jody Offer’s play, Scenes from the Life of Julia Morgan, Berkeley History Center.Reading of Judith Offer’s play, Scenes from the Life of Julia Morgan
Veterans Memorial Building, 1931 Center St., Berkeley (1-1/2 blocks from Downtown Berkeley BART)
Sunday, August 11, 1:30 pm: Writers Group, at the home of Jim Gasperini in Kensington. Dan Kohanski will present a chapter from his work, a secular review of the history of religion.
Saturday, August 17, 12:00 pm: Potluck Picnic Lunch and Presentation, at the home of Georgia Wright in Berkeley.
At 2 pm Georgia will show her film on “Three English Cathedrals” and also talk about the recent fire at Notre Dame Cathedral.
Tuesday, August 20, 1 pm: Play Readers Group. We will finish The Madness of George III by Alan Bennett.