featured events for october 2010


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Ethics@noon: "Parenting and Politics in Deafness" Jennifer Rosner
Friday, October 1, 2010.  12:00 PM.
Bldg 110, Room 112 (main quad)
This event is free and open to the public.
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Seaweeds Are Key to a Sustainable Society
Friday, October 1, 2010.  12:00 PM.
Hopkins Marine Station, Monterey Boatworks Lecture Hall, Pacific Grove

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CANCELLED - Transforming Stress, Transforming Lives - The HeartMath Solution Workshop
Friday, October 1, 2010.  1:30 PM.
1070 Arastradero Road Room 379

Register at hip.stanford.edu Class fee: $295 (includes emWave Personal Stress Reliever) Class code: heart-01 STAP/EA funds approved


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Reading & Signing with Explorer-Artist Tony Foster
Friday, October 1, 2010.  4:00 PM.
Stanford Bookstore Main Level, Sports/Music Section (behind Medical Counter) 519 Lasuen Mall (White Plaza)

Free.
Open to the public.


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Celebrating Mexico: The Grito de Dolores and the Mexican Revolution, 1810|1910|2010
Ongoing every day from September 20, 2010 through January 16, 2011.
Peterson Gallery, Green Library Bing Wing

free


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Where Is Chopin?
Ongoing every day from October 2, 2010 through October 6, 2010.
CCRMA Stage, The Knoll

Free admission


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Compline - An Evening Service of Song
Sunday, October 3, 2010.  9:00 PM.
Stanford Memorial Church
Free and welcoming to all.
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Lynn Spigel, "Imagining the Smart Home"
Monday, October 4, 2010.  12:00 PM.
Encina Hall, 2nd Floor East Conference Room (E207)

Free and Open to the Public


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Innovating The New Arab Woman - A Talk by Joumana Haddad
Monday, October 4, 2010.  2:00 PM.
Room 124 a.k.a. Peter Wallenberg Learning Theatre, Wallenberg Hall, Building 160 Stanford CA 94305

This is a free event but seats are very limited so registration is required! Please click on "More Information" to register immediately.


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Stanford Jazz Workshop CoHo Jam
Ongoing every week from September 27, 2010 through November 8, 2010.  7:30 PM.
CoHo Coffeehouse, Stanford Campus

Free!


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“Iran, Israel and the Middle East: A View from Tel Aviv”
Tuesday, October 5, 2010.  6:30 PM.
Lane History Corner, Building 200, Room 305

Free and Open to the Public


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Positive Psychology: The Pursuit of Happiness
Tuesday, October 5, 2010.  7:00 PM.
1101 Welch Road, Building A, Suite 6

5 Tuesday evening classes. Register at hip.stanford.edu Class fee: $236 Class Code: ppph-01 STAP/EA Funds approved


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Facts are Subversive
Wednesday, October 6, 2010.  5:00 PM.
Bechtel Conference Center Encina Hall 616 Serra Street Stanford University Stanford, CA 94305

RSVP required by October 5: http://fce.stanford.edu/events/registration/6273/


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Jumpstart East Palo Alto's Read for the Record
Thursday, October 7, 2010.  8:00 AM.
Everywhere! We will be reading in East Palo Alto, but encourage everyone to read wherever they are.

free!


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Filmmaker Karpo Godina at Stanford
Thursday, October 7, 2010.  6:30 PM.
Annenberg Auditorium, Cummings Art Building

Free and open to the public.


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"Dharma Songs: Buddhist Melodies from Cambodia"
Thursday, October 7, 2010.  7:00 PM.
The Circle Sanctuary, 3rd Floor, Old Union
Free and Open to the Public
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CANCELLED - Theodore Roszak: The Making of an Elder Culture
Thursday, October 7, 2010.  7:30 PM.
Cubberley Auditorium, School of Education

Free-- Open to Public


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Harmony for Humanity: Daniel Pearl World Music Days Concert
Thursday, October 7, 2010.  8:00 PM.
Memorial Church
Free
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25th Annual Johnson Symposium
Friday, October 8, 2010.  8:30 AM.
Stanford Chemistry Braun Auditorium
Registration starts in August. Special discounts for alumni and current students. The symposium is open to the public. Tickets must be purchase in advance.
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Ethics@noon: "Not Love but Justice: Social Science, Education, and 'the Race Problem' in Mid-Century America" Leah Gordon
Friday, October 8, 2010.  12:00 PM.
Bldg 110, Room 112 (main quad)

This event is free and open to the public.


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Functional and Evolutionary Consequences of Epistasis for Metabolic Fitness (in Flies)
Friday, October 8, 2010.  12:00 PM.
Hopkins Marine Station, Monterey Boatworks Lecture Hall, Pacific Grove

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Inside North Korea: Talk by John Everard
Friday, October 8, 2010.  12:00 PM.
Philippines Conference Room, Encina Hall, 3rd floor 616 Serra Street, Stanford University

Reading and Talk with Investigative Journalist & Author, Judy Pasternak
Friday, October 8, 2010.  12:00 PM.
Center for Nanoscience & Engineering (Nano), Rm. 232 in the new Science & Engineering Quad

Free and open to the public.  Brown-bag lunches are welcome.

RSVP to hwest@stanford.edu


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“Literary Trends in Contemporary Iran”
Friday, October 8, 2010.  6:30 PM.
Lane History Corner, Building 200, Room 305

Free and open to the public


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The Science of Vedic Cooking (Ethnic Indian Recipes for Self Healing)
Ongoing every week from October 8, 2010 through December 3, 2010.  7:00 PM.
Escondido Village Center, (Intersection of Escondido Rd and Comstock Circle), Stanford, CA-94305

Every FRIDAY 7 pm-8 pm, FREE ADMISSION !!! FREE DINNER !!!  RSVP required : 4087682803 or bhaktiyogastanford@gmail.com.


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Jieun Oh, flute
Saturday, October 9, 2010.  2:30 PM.
CCRMA stage, The Knoll
free admission
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Stanford Professors Explore Race and Ethnicity at San Francisco's Premier Literary Festival
Saturday, October 9, 2010.  6:00 PM.
Creativity Explored 3245 16th Street San Francisco, CA 94103

Free and open to the public.


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Red Barn Festival
Sunday, October 10, 2010.  10:30 AM.
The Stanford Red Barn

Horse Show Tickets Only: $10
Wine and Equine (includes Show admission): $50
Wine and Equine Tasting Table for 10: $500


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Thomas Schultz, piano
Sunday, October 10, 2010.  2:30 PM.
Dinkelspiel Auditorium

general $10 | student $5 | senior $9 |


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Compline - An Evening Service of Song
Sunday, October 10, 2010.  9:00 PM.
Stanford Memorial Church
Free and welcoming to all.
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Jonathan King Lecture: Pauline Chen - Doctor and Patient: Lost in Translation
Monday, October 11, 2010.  5:30 PM.
Li Ka Shing Center: Paul Berg Hall Stanford School of Medicine
Free and open to the public
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Film Screening: "Compassion Rising"
Monday, October 11, 2010.  7:30 PM.
Cubberley Auditorium, 485 Lasuen Mall, Stanford, CA 94305

Event is free and open to all.


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Witnessing Disaster in China: An Evening with Du Haibin ("1428" screening)
Tuesday, October 12, 2010.  7:00 PM.
Building 260 - Room 113, Main Quad

Free and open to the public. Limited seating. First come first served. Event will close once seating capacity is reached.


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Intriguing Reputations: Reconsidering the Reputations of Alice Perrers and Joan of Kent with author Emma Campion, aka Candace Robb
Tuesday, October 12, 2010.  7:00 PM.
At the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences, located at 75 Alta Road. Off Links Road make a left turn onto Alta Road. Drive through the chain-link gate to the parking lot at the top of the hill.

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Vodoun/Vodounon: Portraits of Initiates
Ongoing every day from October 13, 2010 through March 20, 2011.  11:00 AM.
Cantor Arts Center, just off Palm Drive, at Museum Way and Lomita Drive
Open Wed-Sun 11am - 5pm, Thursdays until 8pm; admission is free. CLOSED MONDAY AND TUESDAY.
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Walking Tour of the Stanford University Medical Center Architecture
Ongoing from October 13, 2010 through December 8, 2010. See details for exact dates and times.
Tour meets at the fountains in front of the Stanford Hospital on Pasteur Drive.

Registration is required.  Utilize the link to sign up for the tour. 


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Watering the Farm: Stanford's Water Systems Old and New, Near and Far
Wednesday, October 13, 2010.  5:30 PM.
Room 2, Building 200 (History Corner)
Free
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Awakening: A Meditation on 9/11: Kronos Quartet with Cantabile Youth Singers
Wednesday, October 13, 2010.  8:00 PM.
Memorial Auditorium
$38.00 - 68.00 (Adult) | $10.00 (Stanford Student) | Other discounts available - please check website for more information
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Public Talk by His Holiness the Dalai Lama: The Centrality of Compassion in Human Life and Society
Thursday, October 14, 2010.  9:30 AM.
Maples Pavilion, Stanford University
Tickets are on sale now. Please visit dalailama.stanford.edu for pricing and availability.
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Boost Your Metabolism
Thursday, October 14, 2010.  12:00 PM.
Clark Center Rm S360
Register at hip.stanford.edu Class fee: $25 Class code: bym-01 STAP/EA Funds approved
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Harry's Last Lecture on a Meaningful Life with His Holiness the Dalai Lama
Thursday, October 14, 2010.  2:00 PM.
Stanford Memorial Church
Current Stanford Students must enter the on-line drawing at: http://www.stanford.edu/group/tickets/drawing.html by September 27, 2010 at NOON.
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Ethics and War Series: War Photographer (Academy Award Nomination for "Best Documentary Feature")
Thursday, October 14, 2010.  7:30 PM.
Annenberg Auditorium, 435 Lasuen Mall
Free and open to the public.
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Conference with His Holiness the Dalai Lama: Scientific Explorations of Compassion and Altruism
Friday, October 15, 2010.  9:00 AM.
Memorial Auditorium, Stanford University
Tickets are on sale now. Please visit dalailama.stanford.edu for pricing and availability.
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CANCELLED - Ethics@noon: "Ethics of Global Medicine: Dilemmas Faced by Medical Students and Researchers Who Go to Work in Poor Countries" Michele Barry
Friday, October 15, 2010.  12:00 PM.
Bldg 110, Room 112 (main quad)

This event is free and open to the public.


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Arctic Biodiversity and Complex Water Columns
Friday, October 15, 2010.  12:00 PM.
Hopkins Marine Station, Monterey Boatworks Lecture Hall, Pacific Grove

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China and the Performing Arts
Friday, October 15, 2010.  3:00 PM.
Campbell Recital Hall, Braun Music Center, 541 Lasuen Mall, Stanford University

Free and open to the public.


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Punch Brothers featuring Chris Thile
Friday, October 15, 2010.  8:00 PM.
Dinkelspiel Auditorium
$38.00 - 42.00 (Adult) | $10.00 (Stanford Student) | Other discounts available- please check website for more information
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Compline - An Evening Service of Song
Sunday, October 17, 2010.  9:00 PM.
Stanford Memorial Church
Free and welcoming to all.
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Fusion of Art and Science
Ongoing every day from October 18, 2010 through November 12, 2010.  9:00 AM.
Cummings Art Building Lobby and SubGallery

Free and open to the public


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Theodore Porter, "Asylums of Hereditary Research in the Efficient Modern State"
Monday, October 18, 2010.  12:00 PM.
Encina Hall, 2nd Floor East Conference Room (E207)

Free and Open to the Public


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Prop 23 Debate
Monday, October 18, 2010.  12:00 PM.
Y2E2 111

"Laws and Norms" Professor Jean-Tirole
Monday, October 18, 2010.  5:15 PM.
Schwab Residential Center 680 Serra Street Vidalakis (Mid)

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Key To the Cure - Breast Cancer Benefit Concert
Monday, October 18, 2010.  7:00 PM.
The Axe & Palm at Old Union

FREE. All donations to the American Cancer Association.


Lane Lecture Series, Deborah Eisenberg Reading
Monday, October 18, 2010.  8:00 PM.
Cubberley Auditorium

Free and Open to the Public


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Migration and Health Policy in Perspective --- A Comparative Study of China and India
Tuesday, October 19, 2010.  4:15 PM.
Philippines Conference Room, Encina Hall, 3rd Floor

Free and open to the public.


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Fashion, Writing, and the Arts: A Conversation with Cathy Horyn and Nancy Troy
Tuesday, October 19, 2010.  5:00 PM.
Stanford Humanities Center

Free and open to the public


Digging Up the Roots of Islamophobia: Planting the Seeds of Tolerance
Tuesday, October 19, 2010.  7:00 PM.
Kehillah Hall in Koret Pavilion (behind main Hillel building)

Free and open to all Stanford students, faculty, staff, and community members!


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The Sexual Politics of Meat: A 20th Year Anniversary
Tuesday, October 19, 2010.  8:00 PM.
Piggott Hall (Building 260, Main Quad) Room 113

Open to the Public


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A Symposium: Can Literature Help Real Animals
Wednesday, October 20, 2010.  3:00 PM.
The Terrace Room, Margaret Jacks Hall (4th Floor, Building 460 on the main quad)
Open to the public.
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Payne Distinguished Lecture 2010, U.S. Ambassador Carlos Pascual '80, U.S. - Mexico Relations: Intertwined Fates
Wednesday, October 20, 2010.  4:30 PM.
Bechtel Conference Center Encina Hall 616 Serra Street

Open to the public; no RSVP required


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"Empowerment in Exile: Twenty Years of Transforming Lives Through Education"
Wednesday, October 20, 2010.  7:30 PM.
NEW LOCATION, Piggot Hall, Building 260-Room 113

Free and Open to the Public


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Shubha Mudgal
Wednesday, October 20, 2010.  8:00 PM.
Dinkelspiel Auditorium
$38.00 - 42.00 (Adult) | $10.00 (Stanford Student) | Other discounts available - please check website for more information
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China's 'Silk Road' To New England — And Back, 1760-1860: Of Technology & Skill, Culture & Innovation, Trees & Dreams
Thursday, October 21, 2010.  4:15 PM.
Philippines Conference Room, Encina Hall, 3rd Floor
Free and open to the public.
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CANCELLED - AMERICA AND THE PILL: A History of Promise, Peril, and Liberation - Elaine Tyler May
Thursday, October 21, 2010.  5:00 PM.
History Department Conference Room, 200-307

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Moving Your Way to a Good Night's Rest
Thursday, October 21, 2010.  5:30 PM.
Medical School Office Building, Rm 303

Register at hip.stanford.edu Class fee: $25 Class Code: gnr-01 STAP/EA Funds approved.


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Reunion Homecoming 2010
Ongoing every day from October 21, 2010 through October 24, 2010.
Ford Center

Registration is required.


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Flow Sensing in Fish
Friday, October 22, 2010.  12:00 PM.
Hopkins Marine Station, Monterey Boatworks Lecture Hall, Pacific Grove

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United Nations Association Film Festival
Ongoing every day from October 22, 2010 through October 31, 2010.
Various locations

Free for Stanford undergraduates and graduate students. Tickets available for the general public through the Stanford Ticket Office and on-site.


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2010 Roundtable at Stanford
Saturday, October 23, 2010.  9:30 AM.
Maples Pavilion 655 Campus Drive Stanford, CA 94305

$10 Public Admission Free to Students, Faculty & Staff


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Compline - An Evening Service of Song
Sunday, October 24, 2010.  9:00 PM.
Stanford Memorial Church
Free and welcoming to all.
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Pac 10 Rec Challenge
Ongoing every weekday (M-F) from October 25, 2010 through October 30, 2010.  1:00 AM.
Stanford University, Arrillaga Center for Sports and Rec (ACSR)

FREE for students, staff, faculty and alums.  Come to the ACSR for tshirts, gatorade and other prizes!


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2010 BECKMAN SYMPOSIUM: "DISEASES OF THE BRAIN"
Monday, October 25, 2010.  9:00 AM.
Berg Conference Hall - Li Ka Shing Center

NO PREREGISTRATION REQUIRED - FREE OF CHARGE.


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"Covering the News, Recovering the Past: How a Journalist's Reporting on Radical Islam Led to a Work of Jewish History" with Michael Goldfarb
Tuesday, October 26, 2010.  12:00 PM.
Margaret Jacks Hall (Bldg. 460) Terrace Room

Free and open to the public


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Nilaja Sun's "No Child..."
Ongoing every day from October 27, 2010 through October 30, 2010.  8:00 PM.
Nitery Theater in the Old Union

Tickets $5-$15 online at http://drama.stanford.edu; at the Stanford Ticket Office in Tressider Student Union; or at 650-725-ARTS.


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"Vampires in Early Modern Germany: The Night Terrors of New Mothers" -History's Undergraduate Halloween lunch!
Thursday, October 28, 2010.  12:00 PM.
Lane History Corner, room 307

This event is open to prospective History majors or minors and current History majors.


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Joan C. Williams - "Reshaping the Work-Family Debate: Why Men and Class Matter"
Thursday, October 28, 2010.  4:15 PM.
Tresidder Union - Oak Room East 459 Lagunita Drive Stanford, CA

Free and open to all.


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Judaizing the Gentiles: The Ritual Demands of Paul's Gospel - Paula Fredriksen
Thursday, October 28, 2010.  5:15 PM.
Levinthal Hall, Stanford Humanities Center

Free and open to the public


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Ethics and War Series: "The Changing Face of Photojournalism, the Changing Face of War" Susie Linfield
Thursday, October 28, 2010.  5:30 PM.
Bldg 320, Room 105
This event is free and open to the public.
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Lecture: Sacred Waters: Arts for Mami Wata and Other Divinities in Africa/Diaspora
Thursday, October 28, 2010.  6:00 PM.
Cantor Arts Center, just off Palm Drive, at Museum Way and Lomita Drive
Free
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In the Name of their Mothers (2010)
Thursday, October 28, 2010.  7:00 PM.
Language Corner, Bldg. 260 (Pigott Hall), Rm. 113

Free and open to the public.


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"Rumors," a farce by Neil Simon
Ongoing from October 28, 2010 through October 30, 2010. See details for exact dates and times.
Pigott Theater

Tickets are $10 students, $15 general and will be on sale at the door, in White Plaza, at the Ticket Office in Tresidder Union or online.


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Ethics@noon: "Immigration as a Human Right" Kieran Oberman
Friday, October 29, 2010.  12:00 PM.
Bldg 110, Room 112 (main quad)
This event is free and open to the public.
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Conserving the Capacity for Corals to Adapt to Climate Change
Friday, October 29, 2010.  12:00 PM.
Hopkins Marine Station, Monterey Boatworks Lecture Hall, Pacific Grove

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Roundtable with Henry John Drewal
Friday, October 29, 2010.  12:00 PM.
Cummings Art Building, Room 103

Free and open to the public


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Rapt Special Screening
Friday, October 29, 2010.  1:15 PM.
Annenberg Auditorium

Free and open to the public


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"Conversations with Brahmins, Kings, and Other Dignitaries: A New Version of the 'Long Discourses' of the Buddha"
Friday, October 29, 2010.  5:15 PM.
Encina Hall West, Room 208

Free and Open to the Public


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Toshi Reagon and BIGLovely
Friday, October 29, 2010.  8:00 PM.
Dinkelspiel Auditorium
$38.00 - 42.00 (Adult) | $10.00 (Stanford Student) | Other discounts available - please check website for more information
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Glass Wave in Concert: Literature Amplified
Friday, October 29, 2010.  8:00 PM.
Cubberley Auditorium, School of Education
Free and Open to public.
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Stanford New Ensemble
Saturday, October 30, 2010.  8:00 PM.
Campbell Recital Hall

Admission is free


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Halloween Concert
Sunday, October 31, 2010.  8:00 PM.
Dinkelspiel Auditorium

general $10 | student $5 | senior $9

 

 


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Compline - An Evening Service of Song
Sunday, October 31, 2010.  9:00 PM.
Stanford Memorial Church
Free and welcoming to all.