THIS COULD BE YOU!!Despite that none of these Berkeley professors are, like, the Dalai Lama or anything, a panel featuring all of them, moderated by famous Academy Award-winning producer James Schamus, as part of the “On the Same Page” (see what we did there, with the title?) program sounds pretty cool.

That way, when you’re a grown-up and you haven’t done anything particularly interesting with your life besides reproduce, you can tell your grand-kids that back when you were in college, you not only saw an important spiritual world leader, but you also engaged (kind of) in a very important academic discussion with a Pulitzer Prize-winning poet (Robert Hass, in case you didn’t see that one coming) and a real, live dude who’s probably met Billy Crystal. read more »