lectures / readings / talks

Archaeology Exhibit~ From "Curios" to Ambassadors: Changing Roles of the Daggett Collection from Tribes of the Lower Klamath River

Ongoing every day from June 4, 2015 through June 1, 2016.  8:30 AM.
Archaeology center, bldg. 500, room 106


Talk by François Regourd, Université Paris Ouest Nanterre: "Medical Innovations and French learned Institutions: Americanization in the Eighteenth Century"

Monday, February 8, 2016.  12:00 PM.
History Room 30


View From The Top: Renee James, Former President of Intel Corporation

Monday, February 8, 2016.  12:10 PM.
CEMEX Auditorium


Barney Frank / To Govern is to Choose: Policing the Globe Versus Improving the Quality of Our Lives

Monday, February 8, 2016.  5:30 PM.
CEMEX Auditorium


Exploring How The Universe Began - Leonardo Senatore (Lecture 2)

Monday, February 8, 2016.  7:00 PM.
HEWLETT 201


The Artification of Games

Tuesday, February 9, 2016.  12:00 PM.
Lane Hall, RM2 (Rodriguez Lecture Hall)


Resilient wars: Shining Path after its defeat

Tuesday, February 9, 2016.  12:00 PM.
Bolivar House, 582 Alvarado Row


DANCE STUDIES LECTURE: Clare Croft on "Centering Race in Dance Research"

Tuesday, February 9, 2016.  2:30 PM.
Room 125, Memorial Hall


DHAsia Presents | Digital Research into the Authorship of the Jin Ping Mei, by Paul Vierthaler

Tuesday, February 9, 2016.  4:15 PM.
CESTA, Wallenberg Hall, 4th Floor


Gridlock: Is There a Future for Bipartisanship?

Tuesday, February 9, 2016.  5:30 PM.
Cubberley Auditorium


From Real to Unreal: between documentary and fiction film

Tuesday, February 9, 2016.  5:30 PM.
McMurtry Building, Oshman Hall, 355 Roth Way


Clarifying Questions and Answers about Islam in Turbulent Times: A lecture by Ahoo Najafian and Will Sherman

Tuesday, February 9, 2016.  7:30 PM.
Pigott Hall, Building 260, Room 113


Connected Worlds of Learning: Students' Formal and Informal Learning Today

Wednesday, February 10, 2016.  12:00 PM.
Paul Brest Hall


Africa Table - Election Quality and the Accountability of Legislators in Emerging Democracies: The Case of Ghana

Wednesday, February 10, 2016.  12:00 PM.
Encina Hall West, Room 219, 417 Galvez Mall


ESS Wed Seminar: Seeing Things Differently--Rethinking the Relationship Between Data, Models, and Decision-Making by Professor Ty Ferre, University of Arizona

Wednesday, February 10, 2016.  12:30 PM.
Y2E2 #111


Foreign Echoes & Discerning The Soil: Translation, Chineseness, & World Literature In Chinese Poetry

Wednesday, February 10, 2016.  4:00 PM.
Lathrop Library - Room 224, 518 Memorial Way


Drell Lecture: Dr. William J. Perry on "A National Security Walk Around the World"

Wednesday, February 10, 2016.  4:30 PM.
Jen-Hsun Huang Engineering Center, Mackenzie Room (3rd floor), 475 Via Ortega


Donald Lopez: "The Case Against Tulkus: Ippolito Desideri's Refutation of Reincarnation"

Wednesday, February 10, 2016.  6:00 PM.
Levinthal Hall, Humanities Center


Discovering Raptors

Wednesday, February 10, 2016.  7:30 PM.
CEMEX Auditorium, Knight Management Center


Book Launch: "Why Muslim Integration Fails in Christian-Heritage Societies"

Thursday, February 11, 2016.  12:00 PM.
CISAC Conference Room


DHAsia Hands-On Clinic | Stylometrics and Genre Research in Imperial Chinese Studies, with Paul Vierthaler

Thursday, February 11, 2016.  1:30 PM.
CESTA, Wallenberg Hall, 4th Floor


Inner Balance: Optimizing Resilience and Reducing Stress

Thursday, February 11, 2016.  1:30 PM.
Li Ka Shing Center, Rm 101


The Promise and Peril of Online Feminism with Alison Crossley

Thursday, February 11, 2016.  04:15 PM.
Levinthal Hall, Stanford Humanities Center


Stanford Alumni Reception at NAPE Expo in Houston

Thursday, February 11, 2016.  5:00 PM.
Hilton Americas - Houston, 1600 Lamar Street, Meeting Room 230, Houston TX 77010


Scientific Education in a Time of War (1793-1814)

Thursday, February 11, 2016.  05:00 PM.
Margaret Jacks Hall, Terrace Room


Conversations on Compassion with James Doty, Moderated by Jon Kabat-Zinn

Thursday, February 11, 2016.  6:00 PM.
Cemex Auditorium


Understanding Bipolar Depression

Thursday, February 11, 2016.  7:00 PM.
Stanford Health Library, Hoover Pavilion, Suite 201, 211 Quarry Rd., Palo Alto, CA 94304


Leonardo Art Science Evening Rendezvous February 2016

Thursday, February 11, 2016.  7:00 PM.
Li Ka Shing Center, Room LK120


AUDITIONS: Stanford Repertory Theater Summer 2016

Ongoing from February 11, 2016 through February 13, 2016. See details for exact dates and times.
Room 129, Memorial Hall


Christopher Faraone (U. Chicago): Female Lament in the Iliad: the Play of Hexametrical Genres in Homeric Epic

Friday, February 12, 2016.  12:00 PM.
Building 110, Rm 112


Dialogues in Art

Saturday, February 13, 2016.  2:00 PM.
Anderson Collection


Stanford Bookstore American Girl Event

Saturday, February 13, 2016.  2:00 PM.
Stanford Bookstore


Retrogame Archeology

Tuesday, February 16, 2016.  12:00 PM.
Lane Hall, RM2 (Rodriguez Lecture Hall)


Dean's Lecture Series - LGBT Challenges in Medical Education and Society

Tuesday, February 16, 2016.  12:00 PM.
Berg Hall, LKSC


Sarah Levin-Richardson (U. Washington): Agency and Oppression in Pompeii's Purpose-built Brothel

Tuesday, February 16, 2016.  5:00 PM.
Building 110, Rm 112


A Guide to Brilliant Strategy: Strategic Decision-Making and Aligned Execution

Wednesday, February 17, 2016.  10:00 AM.
Online via Webex


Creative Play 2016

Ongoing every week from February 17, 2016 through March 9, 2016.  12:00 PM.
MBA Class of 1968 Bldg., Rm C110


Africa Table - CAS Summer Research Award Recipients Present on Apparel Manufacturing and Job Creation in Sub-Saharan Africa & Diagnostic and Treatment Strategies against Parasitic Worms

Wednesday, February 17, 2016.  12:00 PM.
Encina Hall West, Room 219, 417 Galvez Mall


Joint Faculty Lecture: Alex Nemerov & Scott Sagan on Red Horse: Drawings of the Battle of the Little Bighorn

Wednesday, February 17, 2016.  5:30 PM.
Cantor Auditorium


Medieval Matters: "Brides" of Christ and "Lords" of Men: Medieval Women and Spiritual Authority

Wednesday, February 17, 2016.  7:30 PM.
Bishop Auditorium, Lathrop Library


Claudia Rankine Reading

Wednesday, February 17, 2016.  8:00 PM.
Cemex Auditorium, Zambrano Hall, Knight Management Center


Grief Support Group

Ongoing every week from February 18, 2016 through March 10, 2016.  12:30 PM.
Keck Science Building – 380 Roth Way


Tracking a Lost Voice: The Chinese Workers on the Transcontinental Railroad

Thursday, February 18, 2016.  5:00 PM.
Jordan Hall Auditorium (Building 420, Room 40) at the basement level


Happy Together: Formation of Parks of Culture and Leisure in the Early Soviet Epoch

Thursday, February 18, 2016.  5:30 PM.
Room 350, McMurty Building, 355 Roth Way, Stanford University


Edith Hall (King's College London): Master of those who Know: Aristotle as Role Model for the 21st-Century Academician

Thursday, February 18, 2016.  6:00 PM.
Paul Brest Hall - Munger


Conversations on Compassion with Eileen Fisher

Thursday, February 18, 2016.  6:00 PM.
Tresidder Union (Oak Lounge)


More Than a Few Good Men: American Manhood and Violence Against Women

Thursday, February 18, 2016.  7:00 PM.
CEMEX Auditorium, Stanford Graduate School of Business


View From The Top: Major General Charles Bolden, 12th Administrator of NASA

Friday, February 19, 2016.  12:10 PM.
CEMEX Auditorium


Pan-Asian Music Festival - Hidden Legacy: Japanese Traditional Performing Arts in the WWII Internment Camps (Film Showing & Discussion)

Friday, February 19, 2016.  12:30 PM.
Stanford Humanities Center, Levinthal Hall


Global Speaker Series: Ronald Cohen on 'Innovative Solutions to Age-Old Problems'

Monday, February 22, 2016.  12:10 PM.
CEMEX Auditorium


Vivian Nutton (Univ. College London): Beyond the Galenic canon; pharmacology and culture in second and third century Rome.

Monday, February 22, 2016.  5:15 PM.
Bldg. 110, Rm. 112


Silent Yoga at Windhover

Tuesday, February 23, 2016.  8:00 AM.
Windhover


The Long Now of Gaming

Tuesday, February 23, 2016.  12:00 PM.
Lane Hall, RM2 (Rodriguez Lecture Hall)


Iranian Diaspora Scholars and the Future of Iran

Tuesday, February 23, 2016.  6:30 PM.
Jordan Hall, Building 420, Room 041


Philip Gourevitch / Shouldn't Massacring Your Neighbors be Unforgivable?

Tuesday, February 23, 2016.  7:00 PM.
Stanford Law School, room 190


Africa Table - Radical Acts of Rescue: Intrinsic and Extrinsic Factors in Rescuer Behavior during the 1994 Genocide in Rwanda

Wednesday, February 24, 2016.  12:00 PM.
Encina Hall West, Room 219, 417 Galvez Mall


After the End of College: A Conversation with Kevin Carey

Wednesday, February 24, 2016.  4:00 PM.
The Barnum Center


Faculty Panel: Richard Meyer, Ivan Lupic, and Terry Castle, "Queer Mannerism"

Wednesday, February 24, 2016.  5:30 PM.
Cantor Auditorium


Stanford Bookstore Meet the Author: Stephen H. Grant, "Collecting Shakespeare: The Story of Henry and Emily Folger"

Wednesday, February 24, 2016.  6:00 PM.
Stanford Bookstore


WEBINAR: Own Your Workout

Ongoing every week from February 25, 2016 through March 3, 2016.  12:30 PM.
Your computer


45th Annual Linus Pauling Lecture - Prof. Jane Clarke, FRS

Thursday, February 25, 2016.  4:00 PM.
James H. Clark Auditorium


Of Power and Laughter: Aesthetics, Governance, and the Covert Sphere in Soviet Lithuania (1964-1985)

Thursday, February 25, 2016.  5:30 PM.
Location: TBA


Avishai Margalit / Religion and Politics in Israel and in the Middle East - a View from Jerusalem

Thursday, February 25, 2016.  5:30 PM.
Stanford Humanities Center, Levinthal Hall


Jinah Kim: "Mind pictures and manuscript paintings: Examples from twelfth century South Asia"

Thursday, February 25, 2016.  6:00 PM.
Hartley Conference Center, Mitchell Earth Science Building


Stanford Bookstore Meet the Author: Henry Ward Trueblood, "A Surgeon's War: My Year in Vietnam"

Thursday, February 25, 2016.  6:00 PM.
Stanford Bookstore


Osteoporosis: Prevention and Treatment

Thursday, February 25, 2016.  7:00 PM.
Stanford Health Library, Hoover Pavilion, Suite 201, 211 Quarry Rd., Palo Alto, CA 94304


Stanford Fiction Writers in Conversation: An Evening with Paul Goldstein

Thursday, February 25, 2016.  7:15 PM.
Cubberley Auditorium, School of Education


Avishai Margalit / *Discussion* Religion and Politics in Israel and in the Middle East - a View from Jerusalem

Friday, February 26, 2016.  10:00 AM.
Stanford Humanities Center, Board Room


"Searching for Wallenberg" with Alan Lelchuk

Monday, February 29, 2016.  5:00 PM.
Wallenberg Hall, Rm 124


Art and Social Criticism Lecture Series: Tania Bruguera "Every Gesture is a Political Act"

Monday, February 29, 2016.  7:00 PM.
Cubberley Auditorium


Hash, Hack, Code: Emerging Trends in Cyber Security

Tuesday, March 1, 2016.  10:00 AM.
Online via Webex


DHAsia Presents | Narrative as Algorithm: A Macroanalysis of Modern Japanese and Chinese Texts, by Richard Jean So and Hoyt Long

Tuesday, March 1, 2016.  4:15 PM.
CESTA, Wallenberg Hall, 4th Floor


Male Allies and the Politics of Feminist Accountability with Michael Messner

Tuesday, March 1, 2016.  04:15 PM.
Levinthal Hall, Stanford Humanities Center


The University of the Future: Learning across the Lifespan

Tuesday, March 1, 2016.  4:30 PM.
MacKenzie Room (room 300), Huang Building, SEQ


DANCE STUDIES LECTURE: Latanya D. Tigner, Dimensions Dance Theatre

Tuesday, March 1, 2016.  5:30 PM.
CCSRE Conference Room


Women in Iranian Fiction

Tuesday, March 1, 2016.  6:30 PM.
Jordan Hall, Building 420, Room 041


Earth Matters: Polar Windows to Earth's Climate

Tuesday, March 1, 2016.  7:30 PM.
Bishop Auditorium, Lathrop Library


Africa Table - The Performative Lexicon: Investigating Ideophones in African Languages

Wednesday, March 2, 2016.  12:00 PM.
Encina Hall West, Room 219, 417 Galvez Mall


How the Grandest Child Care Experiment in American History Inspired Edith Dowley and Shaped Bing Nursery School

Wednesday, March 2, 2016.  7:00 PM.
Cubberley Auditorium


Christensen Distinguished Lecture with Thomas Elsaesser

Thursday, March 3, 2016.  5:30 PM.
McMurtry Building


CARL WEBER LECTURE: Stacy Wolf on "Divas, Darlings, and Dames: Women in Broadway Musicals of the 1960s"

Friday, March 4, 2016.  2:00 PM.
Pigott Theater


65th Anniversary of Ken Arrow's "Social Choice and Individual Values"

Wednesday, March 9, 2016.  4:00 PM.
Cubberley Auditorium


Confucian Perfectionism: A Proposal To Integrate Confucian Values And Democratic Institutions

Wednesday, March 9, 2016.  4:00 PM.
Lathrop Library - Room 224, 518 Memorial Way


Evolution of Goodness: Empathy in Animals and Humans

Wednesday, March 9, 2016.  6:00 PM.
Cemex Auditorium, Knight Building


A talk by Emma Rothschild

Thursday, March 10, 2016.  4:15 PM.
Lane History Corner, room 307


Robert Irwin: The Burt and Deedee McMurtry Lecture

Thursday, March 10, 2016.  6:30 PM.
Cemex Auditorium, Graduate School of Business


Deep Brain Stimulation – Past, Present, Future

Thursday, March 10, 2016.  7:00 PM.
Stanford Health Library, Hoover Pavilion, Suite 201, 211 Quarry Rd., Palo Alto, CA 94304


Students [re]Designing Higher Education Across the U.S.

Thursday, March 17, 2016.  12:00 PM.
The Humanities Center


Invited Lecture: "Revolutionizing Work Through Compassion"

Thursday, March 17, 2016.  6:00 PM.
Alway Building (Room M106)


DHAsia Presents | Digital Perspectives on Imperial Chinese Political History, by Hilde De Weerdt

Tuesday, April 12, 2016.  4:15 PM.
CESTA, Wallenberg Hall, 4th Floor


Heng-Ching Shih: "The Development of Buddhist Studies and education in Modern Taiwan - A Monastic in Academia"

Thursday, April 14, 2016.  6:00 PM.
Building 200, History Corner Rm#107


Fresh Perspectives on Diversity – Marcia McNutt, Editor-in-Chief of Science Magazine

Monday, April 18, 2016.  12:00 PM.
Berg Hall, Li Ka Shing Center


Jennifer Egan Reading

Monday, April 18, 2016.  8:00 PM.
Cemex Auditorium, Zambrano Hall, Knight Management Center


Sharing the Work: What My Career and Family Taught Me about Breaking Through (and Holding the Door Open for Others)

Tuesday, April 19, 2016.  4:15 PM.
Bechtel Conference Center, Encina Hall, 616 Serra St., Stanford, CA


Faculty Lecture: Alexander Nemerov, "Two Americas, One Place: Grandma Moses and Shirley Jackson"

Thursday, April 21, 2016.  5:30 PM.
Cantor Auditorium


DHAsia Presents | Intellectual History and Computing: Modeling and Simulating the World of the Korean Yangban, by Javier Cha

Tuesday, April 26, 2016.  4:15 PM.
CESTA, Wallenberg Hall, 4th Floor


Philip Gourevitch Reading

Wednesday, April 27, 2016.  8:00 PM.
Bechtel Conference Center, Encina Hall, 616 Serra Street


Jason Neelis: "Moving Narratives – Transmission of Avadānas and Jātakas in Gandharan Texts and Images"

Thursday, April 28, 2016.  6:00 PM.
Building 70, Rm 72A


Faculty Lecture: Gail Wight

Thursday, May 5, 2016.  5:30 PM.
Cantor Auditorium


Christensen Distinguished Lecture with Rebecca Solnit

Thursday, May 12, 2016.  5:30 PM.
McMurtry Building


Paul Groner: "What Did It Mean to Be Ordained in Medieval Japanese Tendai?"

Thursday, May 12, 2016.  6:00 PM.
Hartley Conference Center, Mitchell Earth Science Building


DHAsia Presents | The Visualization of Voice: Bengali Intellectuals in the Age of Decolonization, 1950-1980, by Kris Manjapra

Tuesday, May 24, 2016.  4:15 PM.
CESTA, Wallenberg Hall, 4th Floor


Paul Copp: "Manuscript Culture and the Ritualist's Craft at Dunhuang"

Thursday, May 26, 2016.  6:00 PM.
Levinthal Hall, Stanford Humanities Center


Faculty Lecture: Alexander Nemerov, "Soulmaker: The Times of Lewis Hine"

Thursday, June 2, 2016.  5:30 PM.
Cantor Auditorium