featured events for february 2011


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Heretical Hierarchy (1st Year MFA Exhibition)

Ongoing every day from January 11, 2011 through February 20, 2011.  10:00 AM.
Thomas Welton Stanford Art Gallery

Free and open to the public

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Melancholy in the Midst of Abundance: How America Invented the Humanities

Tuesday, February 1, 2011.  4:00 PM.
Stanford Humanities Center Levinthal Hall

Free & Open to the Public

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Susan Mingus in Conversation

Tuesday, February 1, 2011.  7:30 PM.
Pigott Theater

Free and open to the public

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MRC Distinguished Lecturer Series: Ngaiming Mok (The University of Hong Kong)

Wednesday, February 2, 2011.  4:00 PM.
Sloan Mathematics Center (Bldg. 380, Room 383-N)

Free and open to all

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Art Focus Lecture: Chiaroscuro: The Art of Light

Ongoing every week from February 2, 2011 through February 16, 2011.  4:15 PM.
Cantor Arts Center, Stanford University

Cantor Arts Center Members:$75, Non-Members:$90. If space allows, a single session of a lecture series may be attended for a fee of $25.

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ETL: Susan Desmond-Hellmann - Chancellor, UCSF

Wednesday, February 2, 2011.  4:30 PM.
NVIDIA Auditorium, Huang Engineering Center 475 Via Ortega Stanford, CA

Free and open to the public

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Mingus Dynasty

Wednesday, February 2, 2011.  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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Avoiding the Slippery Slope: Leadership Lessons from Inside the Oil Spill

Thursday, February 3, 2011.  5:30 PM.
Bishop Auditorium, the Graduate School of Business

This event is free and open to the public. Please RSVP online.

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Student Grief and Bereavement Workshop

Thursday, February 3, 2011.  5:30 PM.
Vaden Health Center, 2nd Floor Education Room

Free and open only to Stanford students (dinner included).

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Artist's Lecture: Leo Rubinfien

Thursday, February 3, 2011.  6:00 PM.
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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How I Write: A Conversation with Nancy Packer

Thursday, February 3, 2011.  7:30 PM.
Pigott Hall (Bldg. 260), Room 113

Free and open to public.

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"India's Oldest Writings: New Perspectives on the Asokan Inscriptions"

Thursday, February 3, 2011.  7:30 PM.
Levinthal Hall, Stanford Humanities Center.

Free and Open to the Public

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Shortchanged: Why Women Have Less Wealth and What Can Be Done About It

Friday, February 4, 2011.  12:00 PM.
Levinthal Hall, Stanford Humanities Center

Free and open to all.

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Babí léto / Autumn Spring

Friday, February 4, 2011.  7:00 PM.
Building 260 (Pigott Hall), Room 113,

Free and open to the public.

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Beyond Bias, Beyond Courts: New Approaches to Racial Justice

Saturday, February 5, 2011.  8:30 AM.
Stanford Law School

Please register on-line.  Lunch will be served to all registered guests.

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Pan-Asian Music Festival: Arts and Culture in Contemporary Mongolia

Saturday, February 5, 2011.  10:30 AM.
Campbell Recital Hall

Admission is free

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Roundtable: Envisioning Ideas for a Stanford Homeless Shelter

Saturday, February 5, 2011.  12:30 PM.
Old Union 200
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Compline - An Evening Service of Song

Sunday, February 6, 2011.  9:00 PM.
Stanford Memorial Church

Free and welcoming to all.

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A Talk with Lisa Dodson

Monday, February 7, 2011.  12:00 PM.
Common Room (Old Union, 3rd Floor)

Free

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The Popular Uprising in Egypt

Monday, February 7, 2011.  12:00 PM.
Encina Hall Central, Bechtel Conference Center(1st Floor) 616 Serra Street, Stanford

FREE AND OPEN TO PUBLIC

Limited meter parking is available in front of Encina Hall, directly across the street and also on Galvez Street.

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D. A. Powell Poetry Reading, Lane Lecture Series

Monday, February 7, 2011.  8:00 PM.
Cubberley Auditorium, School of Education, Stanford Campus

Free and Open to the Public

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Oceanography and Ecology in Northern Gulf of Aqaba, Red Sea

Tuesday, February 8, 2011.  4:15 PM.
Bldg 300, Room 300
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Stanford Engineering Hero Lecture: Vint Cerf, "Re-thinking the Internet"

Tuesday, February 8, 2011.  07:00 PM.
Huang Engineering Center NVIDIA Auditorium 475 Via Ortega Stanford, CA 94305

 

Students and alumni are welcome. There is no cost to attend.

 

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Walking Tour of the Stanford University Medical Center Architecture

Ongoing from January 12, 2011 through March 9, 2011. 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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Collision of Genres and Collusion of Participants: Hindu Nationalism and Devotional Song in Western India

Wednesday, February 9, 2011.  4:00 PM.
Encina Hall West, Room 208

Open and Free to the Public.

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ETL: Jack Dorsey, Founder of Square, Founder of Twitter

Wednesday, February 9, 2011.  4:30 PM.
NVIDIA Auditorium, Huang Engineering Center 475 Via Ortega Stanford, CA

Free and open to the public

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An Evening with Deborah Harkness: Reading from A Discovery of Witches

Wednesday, February 9, 2011.  7:30 PM.
Geology Corner (Bldg. 320), Room 105

Free and open to public.

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Teaching Freshman Math and Science to the Masses

Thursday, February 10, 2011.  12:00 PM.
Hartley Conference Center, Mitchell Earth Sciences Building

Free and Open to the Public. No pre-registration required.

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Medieval Hebrew Poetry - Uncaging the Vulture: On Translating the Poetry of Ibn Gabirol- Raymond Scheindlin

Thursday, February 10, 2011.  12:00 PM.
Building 360- Conference Room

Free  and open to the public

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Ethics and War Series: "Asymmetrical Wars: The Three Hardest Questions" David Luban

Thursday, February 10, 2011.  5:30 PM.
Annenberg Auditorium, 435 Lasuen Mall

This event is free and open to the public.

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Discussion with Lyonel Trouillot: The Everlasting Struggle Between "We" and "I"

Thursday, February 10, 2011.  5:30 PM.
Stanford Humanities Center, Levinthal Hall

Free and open to the public

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TABOOS - West Coast Premiere. A play by Carl Djerassi

Ongoing every day from February 10, 2011 through February 12, 2011.  8:00 PM.
Cubberly Auditorium 485 Lasuen Mall, School of Education

Tickets are general admission, $25, $20 for seniors, free only for Stanford students. Stanford Tickets by phone at 650-725-2787

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Ethics@noon: Jean Thomas (Post Doctoral Scholar, Center for Ethics in Society)

Friday, February 11, 2011.  12:00 PM.
Building 110, Room 112

This event is free and open to the public!

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Noon Concert: Piano students of Tom Schultz

Friday, February 11, 2011.  12:15 PM.
Campbell Recital Hall

Free admission

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34th Annual Viennese Ball

Friday, February 11, 2011.  8:00 PM.
Hyatt Regency, 1333 Bayshore Highway, Burlingame, CA

Tickets will be about $45 per student, with discounts for couples.

Official pricing details will be available on the tickets page.

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Mixed Company's "Love Sucks" concert

Friday, February 11, 2011.  8:00 PM.
Toyon Hall
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Stanford Dance Marathon

Saturday, February 12, 2011.  1:00 PM.
Arrillaga Alumni Center
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The Umbilical Brothers: Thwak

Saturday, February 12, 2011.  5:00 PM.
Pigott Theater

$38.00 (Adult) | $10.00 (Stanford Student) | Other discounts available - please check website for more information

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A Central Asian Celebration: Ballet Afsaneh and Asian Masters

Saturday, February 12, 2011.  8:00 PM.
Dinkelspiel Auditorium

general $10 | student $5 | senior $9

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Bretano String Quartet

Sunday, February 13, 2011.  2:30 PM.
Dinkelspiel Auditorium

$44.00 - 50.00 (Adult) | $10.00 (Stanford Student) | Other discounts available - please check website for more information

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The Umbilical Brothers: Thwak

Sunday, February 13, 2011.  7:00 PM.
Pigott Theater

$38.00 (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, February 13, 2011.  9:00 PM.
Stanford Memorial Church

Free and welcoming to all.

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Artist's Salon Featuring Documentary Filmmaker, Kristine Samuelson

Tuesday, February 15, 2011.  4:15 PM.
The Clayman Institute - Serra House 589 Capistrano Way Stanford

Free and open to all.

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"Two Banks of a Sacred River: S.H. Raza's Life in Art" - Ashok Vajpeyi

Tuesday, February 15, 2011.  7:00 PM.
Bldg. 200, Room 305, Stanford University Stanford, CA 94305 (History corner at Serra Street & Lomita Mall)

Free and Open to the Public

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ETL: Mark Forchetter - President and CEO, Optimedica

Wednesday, February 16, 2011.  4:30 PM.
NVIDIA Auditorium, Huang Engineering Center 475 Via Ortega Stanford, CA

Free and open to the public

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Tanner Lectures on Human Values: Lecture I

Wednesday, February 16, 2011.  5:30 PM.
Gunn-SIEPR Building, 366 Galvez Street, Stanford, CA Koret-Taube Conference Room 130

Free and Open to the Public (1st of 2 lectures)

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Ischeznuvshaia imperiia / Vanished Empire

Wednesday, February 16, 2011.  7:00 PM.
Slavianskii Dom, 650 Mayfield Avenue

Free and open to the public.

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Winter 2011 Turkish Film Series: Two Girls (Iki Genc Kiz)

Wednesday, February 16, 2011.  7:00 PM.
Bechtel International Center, Assembly Room

Screenings are free and open to the public. 

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Nicholas Isherwood, Bass

Wednesday, February 16, 2011.  8:00 PM.
Campbell Recital Hall, Braun Music Center

$28.00 (Adult) | $10.00 (Stanford Student) | Other discounts available - please check website for more information

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In & Around G: An Exploration of BWV 1019

Wednesday, February 16, 2011.  8:00 PM.
Memorial Church

Tickets available at the Stanford Ticket Office and at the door.

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

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Tanner Lectures on Human Values: Discussion Session I

Thursday, February 17, 2011.  10:00 AM.
Gunn-SIEPR Building, 366 Galvez Street, Stanford, CA Koret-Taube Conference Room 120

Free and open to the public

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Bio-X Seminar: How cells divide in the middle

Thursday, February 17, 2011.  3:15 PM.
Clark Center Auditorium
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Reception for "The American Enlightenment: Treasures from the Stanford University Libraries"

Thursday, February 17, 2011.  4:00 PM.
Munger Rotunda on the second floor of the Bing Wing of Green Library, Stanford University.

Free and open to the public

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Tanner Lectures on Human Values: Lecture II

Thursday, February 17, 2011.  5:30 PM.
Gunn-SIEPR Building, 366 Galvez Street, Stanford, CA Koret-Taube Conference Room 130

Free and open to the public. (2nd of 2 lectures)

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Triabetes Documentary: The Science of Inspiration

Thursday, February 17, 2011.  7:00 PM.
Stanford Blood Center 3373 Hillview Ave Palo Alto, CA 94304

Free & open to the public.

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The Body & What It Carries: A Dance Concert

Ongoing from February 17, 2011 through February 26, 2011. See details for exact dates and times.
Roble Dance Studio 38

Tickets $5-$15 on sale at http://drama.stanford.edu

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Tanner Lectures on Human Values: Discussion Session II

Friday, February 18, 2011.  10:00 AM.
Gunn-SIEPR Building, 366 Galvez Street, Stanford, CA Koret-Taube Conference Room 120

Free and open to the public

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Stanford Philharmonia Orchestra

Friday, February 18, 2011.  8:00 PM.
Dinkelspiel Auditorium

$10 general; $5 students; $9 seniors

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Rhythms 2011

Saturday, February 19, 2011.  7:30 PM.
Memorial Auditorium

$5 with SUID

$10 without

http://www.stanfordtickets.org/tickets/calendar/view.aspx?id=3689 

 

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Los Angeles Children's Chorus Chamber Singers & Stanford Chamber Chorale

Sunday, February 20, 2011.  1:30 PM.
Memorial Church

Free admission.

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THE TEMPEST, performed by the San Francisco Shakespeare Festival

Sunday, February 20, 2011.  7:00 PM.
Toyon Lounge, 455 Arguello Way, Stanford

Free and open to all on campus

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The Camera Never Lies: Really? with Hal Buell

Monday, February 21, 2011.  7:30 PM.
Cubberley Auditorium, School of Education

Free and open to public.

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Noon Concert: Chamber Music Showcase

Tuesday, February 22, 2011.  12:15 PM.
Campbell Recital Hall

Free admission.

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"The Moral Wounds of War: The War Within" by Prof. Nancy Sherman, Georgetown University

Tuesday, February 22, 2011.  4:00 PM.
Oak Lounge, Tresidder Memorial Union Stanford University

Open to the public- No RSVP required

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Torts and Retorts: The Trials and Tribulations of a Historian in the Courtroom

Tuesday, February 22, 2011.  4:00 PM.
Lane History Building, Room 203

free and open to the public

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Science with Cosmic Microwave Background Polarization

Tuesday, February 22, 2011.  4:15 PM.
Hewlett Teaching Center, Rm. 201

Free and open to the public

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Huang Lian Memorial

Tuesday, February 22, 2011.  5:00 PM.
Koret-Taube Conference Center Gunn/SIEPR Building

Please RSVP to Nelly Elespuru at elespuru@stanford.edu or (650) 724.2384

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NOON CONCERT: Chamber Music Showcase

Wednesday, February 23, 2011.  12:15 PM.
Campbell Recital Hall

Free admission.

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Art Focus Lecture: Displacing a Hollywood Myth: The Real Vodoun

Wednesday, February 23, 2011.  4:15 PM.
Cantor Arts Center, Stanford University

Cantor Arts Center Members:$25, Non-Members:$30.

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ETL: Bill Gross - Founder, Idealab & CEO, eSolar

Wednesday, February 23, 2011.  4:30 PM.
NVIDIA Auditorium, Huang Engineering Center 475 Via Ortega Stanford, CA

Free and open to the public

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Taking the Stand, Making a Stance

Wednesday, February 23, 2011.  5:30 PM.
Tresidder Memorial Union Oak Lounge
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Medieval Matters : Miracle Cures

Wednesday, February 23, 2011.  7:00 PM.
Geology Corner (Bldg. 320), Room 105

Free and open to public.

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Stanford Jazz Orchestra

Wednesday, February 23, 2011.  8:00 PM.
Dinkelspiel Auditorium

$10 general; $5 student; free for Stanford students with ID

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The North Korean Nuclear Program and Inter-Korean Relations

Thursday, February 24, 2011.  12:00 PM.
Oksenberg Conference Room, Encina Hall, 3rd floor, 616 Serra St., Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305

Free and open to the public, but RSVP required by 5:00 p.m. on February 18, 2011.  To RSVP, please visit the Stanford KSP website.

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Annual Linus Pauling Lecture

Thursday, February 24, 2011.  4:00 PM.
Clark Center Auditorium

FREE and OPEN TO PUBLIC

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Ethics and War Series: "Is war too deep in human nature to eradicate?" Jonathan Glover

Thursday, February 24, 2011.  7:00 PM.
Annenberg Auditorium, 435 Lasuen Mall
This event is free and open to the public.
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Parents Weekend

Ongoing every day from February 25, 2011 through February 26, 2011.  8:30 AM.
Arrillaga Alumni Center

Registration is required on-site at the Arrillaga Alumni Center.

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Addressing the Accountability Gap in Statebuilding: The Case of Afghanistan

Friday, February 25, 2011.  8:30 AM.
Bechtel Conference Center, Encina Hall

Conference and keynote address are free and open to the public.  

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Medieval Hebrew Poetry- Seeing the Blind: Trauma and Poetry in Medieval Ashkenaz- Susan Einbinder

Friday, February 25, 2011.  12:00 PM.
Bldg. 260- Room 252 (German Library)

Free and open to the public

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NOON CONCERT: Harpsichord Students of Elaine Thornburgh

Friday, February 25, 2011.  12:15 PM.
Campbell Recital Hall

Free admission.

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Stanford Symphony Orchestra and Stanford Symphonic Chorus

Friday, February 25, 2011.  8:00 PM.
Stanford Memorial Church

General $10 | student $5 | senior $9 |

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Queer Jewish Religiosity in America: Directions and Trends

Ongoing every day from February 26, 2011 through February 27, 2011.  7:30 PM.
Beginning on Feb. 26, 2011 at Sha'ar Zahav, 290 Dolores Street, San Francisco, CA 94103 and continuing on Feb. 27, 2011 at the Stanford Humanities Center, Stanford University

All are welcome. 

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Stegner Shorts on Stage: Word for Word Performing Arts Company

Saturday, February 26, 2011.  8:00 PM.
Dinkelspiel Auditorium

$20.00 (Adult) | $10.00 (Stanford Student) | Other discounts available - please check website for more information

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Stanford Darwin Day Symposium

Sunday, February 27, 2011.  1:00 PM.
Geology corner auditorium, Main Quad Building 320, Room 105

Free. Open to the Public

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Making Programming Masculine: A Gendered History of the Computer Professions

Monday, February 28, 2011.  12:00 PM.
Encina Hall, 2nd Floor East Conference Room (E207)

Free and Open to the Public

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A War in Hollywood (Hollywood contra Franco)

Monday, February 28, 2011.  12:00 PM.
Pigott Hall, Bldg. 260, Room 252

Free and open to the public

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Panel: Trans at Stanford

Monday, February 28, 2011.  12:00 PM.
El Centro Chicano

Free and open to the public

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CLARA SUMPF YIDDISH LECTURE SERIES (in English) "Bank Machines, Board Games, and Books: The Yiddish Consumer Culture of Contemporary Hasidim" by Jeffrey Shandler

Monday, February 28, 2011.  8:00 PM.
Koret Pavilion ? Hillel at Stanford 565 Mayfield Avenue, Stanford

Free and open to the public