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Featured Events


President's Speaker Series
Reza Aslan
January 17, 2007

A conversation with Reza Aslan, 1995 SCU religious studies alumnus; national commentator on Islamic issues for CNN, the New York Times, and other news outlets; and author of No god but God: The Origins, Evolution and Future of Islam.

Khaled Hosseini
February 13, 2007

A conversation with and reading by Khaled Hosseini with a book signing to follow. Hosseini is a 1988 SCU biology alumnus and author of the number-one best selling novel, The Kite Runner.

Ayaan Hirsi Ali
April 19, 2007

A conversation with Ayaan Hirsi Ali, author of The Caged Virgine: An Emancipation Proclamation for Women and Islam and of the screenplay for "Submission," a film exploing the issue of Muslim women and violence.

Jules Daly, Andrew Dominik, and Ron Hansen
May 10, 2007

Jules Daly and Andrew Dominik, the producer and director of the film "The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford," will join in conversation with Ron Hansen M.A. '95, SCU professor of English and author of the novel of the same title, the basis for the Warner Bros. film staring Brad Pitt, which is to be released this winter.

All events at 7:30 p.m. in the Mayer Theatre.
Suggested donation: $20. $60 for series. No reserved seating. Students free.

For more information, call 408-554-4400 or visit


The Beach Boys

January 27, 2007

The 41st Annual Golden Circle Theatre Party

At the San Jose Center for the Performing Arts and the San Jose Fairmont Hotel

The Santa Clara University Board of Fellows invites you to join us for an evening of fine dining, world class entertainment— and fun, fun, fun.

Wouldn't it be nice?
This annual black tie theatre party raises funds for Santa Clara University. It's also your chance to dance, dance, dance to the sounds of the Beach Boys, to swing to the sound of your favorite big band music, and more.

Be true to your school.
For more information, please call 408-554-6912 or e-mail Karrie Grasser.

Reserve your tickets now at

To reserve a room at the San Jose Fairmont Hotel, please call 1-800-346-5550 and ask for the Golden Circle rate.

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