Lecture Series


Our Lecture Series brings renowned authors, activists, artists, and thinkers together with students and community. The school has welcomed more than 40 inspiring speakers to the campus over a decade.

  • Congressman John Lewis, Civil Rights leader and author of March

  • Joseph Stiglitz, Noble Prize-winning economist and author of Making Globalization Work

  • Melba Pattillo Beals, author of Warriors Don't Cry: A Searing Memoir of the Battle to Integrate Little Rock's Central High

  • Robert Pinsky, poet and translator of The Inferno of Dante

  • Neil deGrasse Tyson, astrophysicist and author of The Pluto Files: the Rise and Fall of America's Favorite Planet
  • Reza Aslan, author of No god But God: the Origins, Evolution and Future of Islam; How to Stop A Cosmic War
  • Marc Sondheimer, Pixar Producer and Academy Award Winner.
  • Bridget Quinn, former Humanities teacher and author of Broad Strokes: 15 Women Who Made Art and Made History (In that Order)
  • Benjamin Ajak, co-author of They Poured Fire on Us From the Sky: The True Story of Three Lost Boys From Sudan
  • Claire Cummings, author of Uncertain Peril: Genetic Engineering and the Future of Seeds
  • Jared Duval, author of Next Generation Democracy:
    What the Open Source Revolution Means for Power, Politics, and Change
  • Greg Mortenson, co-author of Three Cups of Tea: One Man’s Mission to Promote Peace…One School at a Time

Lecture Series: Daniel Pink, author of Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us in conversation with Michael Krasny, host of KQED's Forum. (2011)


Upcoming Events

In this special series, Monika Leitz introduces participants to Eurythmy, the unique movement art taught in Waldorf schools world wide. The class will focus on movement for adults and include insights into the Eurythmy curriculum for children at the school.

Eurythmy is taught from nursery through high school. High school students may also elect to join the renowed San Franciso Youth Eurythmy Troupe.

Monika Leitz was born in Stuttgart, Germany and studied Literature, History and Philosophy in Berlin. She completed her study of Eurythmy in Germany and did post-graduate studies at Eurythmy Spring Valley in New York. Monika taught at the Waldorf School of the Finger Lakes in Ithaca, New York before settling in California with her family. She teaches Eurythmy at the Grade School and is a member of the College of Teachers.

In this special series, Monika Leitz introduces participants to Eurythmy, the unique movement art taught in Waldorf schools world wide. The class will focus on movement for adults and include insights into the Eurythmy curriculum for children at the school.

Eurythmy is taught from nursery through high school. High school students may also elect to join the renowed San Franciso Youth Eurythmy Troupe.

Monika Leitz was born in Stuttgart, Germany and studied Literature, History and Philosophy in Berlin. She completed her study of Eurythmy in Germany and did post-graduate studies at Eurythmy Spring Valley in New York. Monika taught at the Waldorf School of the Finger Lakes in Ithaca, New York before settling in California with her family. She teaches Eurythmy at the Grade School and is a member of the College of Teachers.

In this special series, Monika Leitz introduces participants to Eurythmy, the unique movement art taught in Waldorf schools world wide. The class will focus on movement for adults and include insights into the Eurythmy curriculum for children at the school.

Eurythmy is taught from nursery through high school. High school students may also elect to join the renowed San Franciso Youth Eurythmy Troupe.

Monika Leitz was born in Stuttgart, Germany and studied Literature, History and Philosophy in Berlin. She completed her study of Eurythmy in Germany and did post-graduate studies at Eurythmy Spring Valley in New York. Monika taught at the Waldorf School of the Finger Lakes in Ithaca, New York before settling in California with her family. She teaches Eurythmy at the Grade School and is a member of the College of Teachers.

In this special series, Monika Leitz introduces participants to Eurythmy, the unique movement art taught in Waldorf schools world wide. The class will focus on movement for adults and include insights into the Eurythmy curriculum for children at the school.

Eurythmy is taught from nursery through high school. High school students may also elect to join the renowed San Franciso Youth Eurythmy Troupe.

Monika Leitz was born in Stuttgart, Germany and studied Literature, History and Philosophy in Berlin. She completed her study of Eurythmy in Germany and did post-graduate studies at Eurythmy Spring Valley in New York. Monika taught at the Waldorf School of the Finger Lakes in Ithaca, New York before settling in California with her family. She teaches Eurythmy at the Grade School and is a member of the College of Teachers.

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