lectures / readings / talks



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William Deresiewicz: Excellent Sheep, Revisited

Wednesday, April 16, 2014.  5:00 PM.
Cemex Auditorium



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Medicine and the Muse Presents Author of the Kite Runner

Wednesday, April 16, 2014.  5:30 PM.
Berg Hall in Li Ka Shing Center



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PLAYWRIGHTS STUDIO: A Conversation with Pulitzer Prize, Emmy Award, and Tony Award Winning Playwright Tony Kushner

Wednesday, April 16, 2014.  6:00 PM.
Pigott Theater, Memorial Auditorium Complex


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"Origins" Spring Architecture/Landscape Lecture Series

Wednesday, April 16, 2014.  6:30 PM.
Clark Center Auditorium


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Belle de Jour (1966) by Luis Buñuel

Wednesday, April 16, 2014.  7:00 PM.
Building 260 (Pigott Hall) Room 113


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The Circle of the Sun: Secular Medieval and Early Modern Manuscripts

Ongoing every day from February 20, 2014 through June 12, 2014.
Peterson Gallery, Green Library Bing Wing


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Intaglio: The Art of Incision

Ongoing every day from March 3, 2014 through May 27, 2014.
Art & Architecture Library


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President Hennessy's Annual Address to the Academic Council

Thursday, April 17, 2014.  3:30 PM.
CEMEX Auditorium, Knight Management Center


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Art Focus Lecture: National Treasure: History and Collections of the National Gallery of Art

Ongoing every week from April 3, 2014 through April 17, 2014.  4:15 PM.
Cantor Arts Center 328 Lomita Drive at Museum Way Stanford, CA 94305-5060


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Whose is The Flag of Victory?: Reusing and Abusing an Icon of War

Thursday, April 17, 2014.  5:30 PM.
Cummings Art Building, ART2


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Michael McKeon - Seven Types of Virtual Travel

Thursday, April 17, 2014.  5:30 PM.
Levinthal Hall (Stanford Humanities Center)


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Invited Lecture: Firdaus Dhabhar, Ph.D. on 'How Compassion May Help You With Good Stress'

Thursday, April 17, 2014.  6:15 PM.
Li Ka Shing Ctr For Learning (LKSC) Room 120 291 Campus Dr Palo Alto, CA


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Inside Rodin's Hands: Teaching Surgery Through Art and Anatomy

Thursday, April 17, 2014.  6:30 PM.
Cantor Arts Center, Meet in Auditorium on first floor


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“Theatre in Prison”

Thursday, April 17, 2014.  6:30 PM.
Jordan Hall, Building 420, Room 041


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Freedom Summer

Thursday, April 17, 2014.  7:00 PM.
CEMEX Auditorium (Zambrano Hall), Knight Management Center


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Diagnosing and Treating Anxiety and Depression in Mid to Late Life

Thursday, April 17, 2014.  7:00 PM.
Stanford Hospital Health Library Hoover Pavilion, Suite 201 211 Quarry Rd., Palo Alto 94304


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Marion Nestle | Advocacy for Healthier Food Systems: From Clicks to Occupy

Thursday, April 17, 2014.  7:30 PM.
Cubberly Auditorium


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These aren't paper parks: Next steps toward successful implementation of the CA Marine Life Protection Act

Friday, April 18, 2014.  12:00 PM.
Hopkins Marine Station, Monterey Boatworks Lecture Hall, Pacific Grove


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Connecting the Dots Symposium: Our Changing Climate

Friday, April 18, 2014.  12:30 PM.
Frances C. Arrillaga Alumni Center


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CLAS Lecture Series: "Indigenous Movements and the Biocultural Paradigm in Latin America: The Experience of the Christensen Fund"

Friday, April 18, 2014.  1:15 PM.
Center for Latin American Studies. Bolivar House, 582 Alvarado Row


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A Company of Authors

Saturday, April 19, 2014.  1:00 PM.
Stanford Humanities Center, 424 Santa Teresa Street


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Program for Advanced Language Maintenance: JAPANESE

Ongoing every week from March 31, 2014 through June 2, 2014.  12:00 PM.
Old Knight Building, Room 111


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Kalpana Sharma: "Elections 2014: The Day of the Argumentative Indian"

Monday, April 21, 2014.  2:00 PM.
Encina Hall West, Room 208


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Lecture by James M. Tiedje, Perry McCarty Distinguished Lecture Series

Monday, April 21, 2014.  3:00 PM.
Huang Engineering Center Mackenzie Room (Rm. 300)


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Artist's Salon Featuring Connie Wolf: Why the Arts Matter

Monday, April 21, 2014.  04:15 PM.
The Clayman Institute Serra House 589 Capistrano Way Stanford



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Carnegie Institution for Science - Global Ecology Seminar: Max Moritz

Tuesday, April 22, 2014.  3:30 PM.
Turing Auditorium, Polya Hall


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LECTURE PRESENTATION: Holley Farmer on Choreography and Technology

Tuesday, April 22, 2014.  4:15 PM.
Pigott Theater



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"Quantum Thermalization and Many-Body Anderson Localization"

Tuesday, April 22, 2014.  4:15 PM.
Hewlett Teaching Center, Rm. 201



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Central Asia Film Series

Ongoing from April 22, 2014 through June 3, 2014. See details for exact dates and times.
History Corner, Room 030


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American Whistleblowers: Essential Voices for Accountability

Tuesday, April 22, 2014.  7:00 PM.
Law School, Paul Brest Hall


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CANCELED - Earth Matters: Feeding the World in the 21st Century, Professor Roz Naylor

Tuesday, April 22, 2014.  7:30 PM.
Cubberley Auditorium, Graduate School of Education


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Stephen H. Schneider Memorial Lecture featuring Lisa Jackson

Tuesday, April 22, 2014.  7:30 PM.
Memorial Auditorium


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Program for Advanced Language Maintenance: JAPANESE

Ongoing every week from April 2, 2014 through June 4, 2014.  12:00 PM.
Old Knight Building, Room 111


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'Ye Zindagi Usiki Hai': Illicit Desire and (Post)colonial Romance in M.G. Vassanji's The Book of Secrets.

Wednesday, April 23, 2014.  5:15 PM.
Pigott Hall (Bldg. 260), Room 252.


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GSE CUBBERLEY LECTURE WITH ANNA DEAVERE SMITH

Wednesday, April 23, 2014.  06:00 PM.
CEMEX Auditorium, Knight Management Center, Zambrano Hall 641 Knight Way


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Chasing Water: A 1,500-Mile Quest Down the Colorado River

Wednesday, April 23, 2014.  7:00 PM.
James H. Clark Center Auditorium,318 Campus Drive, Stanford University


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Scenes from a Marriage (1973) by Ingmar Bergman

Wednesday, April 23, 2014.  7:00 PM.
Building 260 (Pigott Hall) Room 113



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Status, trends, and prospects for global fisheries conservation

Thursday, April 24, 2014.  02:00 PM.
Hopkins Marine Station, Monterey Boatworks Lecture Hall, Pacific Grove


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Symposium: Reimagining Afro-Latinidad (CLAS Working Group)

Thursday, April 24, 2014.  02:00 PM.
Levinthal Hall, 424 Santa Teresa Street


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Art Focus Lecture: Beautiful Gardens Then and Now

Ongoing every week from April 24, 2014 through May 1, 2014.  4:15 PM.
Cantor Arts Center 328 Lomita Drive at Museum Way Stanford, CA 94305-5060



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Studio Lecture Series with Trevor Paglen: Seeing Secrecy

Thursday, April 24, 2014.  5:30 PM.
Cummings Art Building, AR2


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“Diaspora Media: failures, accomplishments and future role”

Thursday, April 24, 2014.  6:30 PM.
Jordan Hall, Building 420, Room 041


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Chrystia Freeland | Plutocrats, the Hollowed out Middle Class and Democracy

Thursday, April 24, 2014.  7:00 PM.
Law School, Room 290


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New and Emerging Treatment for Lymphedema

Thursday, April 24, 2014.  7:00 PM.
Stanford Hospital Health Library Hoover Pavilion, Suite 201 211 Quarry Rd., Palo Alto 94304


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France-Stanford Colloquium on Greek & Latin Hymnic Poetry : Religion, Literature, Society: Greek and Roman hymic traditions and the performance of community

Ongoing from April 25, 2014 through April 26, 2014. See details for exact dates and times.
Building 110, Room 112


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Ecosystem consequences of past and present changes in marine biodiversity

Friday, April 25, 2014.  12:00 PM.
Hopkins Marine Station, Monterey Boatworks Lecture Hall, Pacific Grove


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CLAS Lecture Series: "El Pensamiento Histórico en la Narrativa de Alejo Carpentier"

Friday, April 25, 2014.  1:15 PM.
Center for Latin American Studies. Bolivar House, 582 Alvarado Row


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An Evening with Sherman Alexie

Friday, April 25, 2014.  7:30 PM.
CEMEX Auditorium (Zambrano Hall), Knight Management Center



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SCID Biannual Kuo-Shu Liang Memorial

Monday, April 28, 2014.  05:00 PM.
John A. and Cynthia Fry Gunn Building 366 Galvez Street Stanford, CA 94305


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Harry's Last Lecture on a Meaningful Life with Garry Trudeau

Monday, April 28, 2014.  7:00 PM.
Memorial Auditorium



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Relieve Your Neck and Shoulders

Ongoing every week from April 29, 2014 through May 27, 2014.  12:00 PM.
Education Building (Cubberly)Room 206


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Walking in Balance

Ongoing from April 29, 2014 through May 20, 2014. See details for exact dates and times.
Education Building (Cubberly) Room 206


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Has the Food Price Bubble Burst?

Tuesday, April 29, 2014.  3:30 PM.
Bechtel Conference Center Encina Hall 616 Serra Street Stanford University Stanford, CA 94305


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Can you correct a propensity score analysis for covariate measurement error?

Tuesday, April 29, 2014.  03:30 PM.
CERAS Learning Hall


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"Time Reversal Symmetry Breaking in Unconventional Superconductors"

Tuesday, April 29, 2014.  4:15 PM.
Hewlett Teaching Center, Rm. 201


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Daniela Dueck (Bar Ilan Univ.): Analphabetic geography

Tuesday, April 29, 2014.  5:00 PM.
Building 110, Room 112


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CIS Tech Workshop - How Can We Protect the Internet Against Surveillance?

Tuesday, April 29, 2014.  5:30 PM.
Stanford Law School, Room 280B


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Music from the Brain: The Brain Stethoscope in Clinical & Musical Applications

Tuesday, April 29, 2014.  5:30 PM.
CRMA The Knoll Building Stage 3rd Floor


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Making Peace in Europe 1917-1919: Brest-Litovsk and Versailles

Wednesday, April 30, 2014.  4:00 PM.
The Koret Taube Room, Gunn-SIEPR Building



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My Life & Work (Cartoonist Ivan Brunetti)

Wednesday, April 30, 2014.  05:30 PM.
Levinthal Hall, Stanford Humanities Center


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"Origins" Spring Architecture/Landscape Lecture Series

Wednesday, April 30, 2014.  6:30 PM.
Clark Center Auditorium


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A Woman under the Influence (1974) by John Cassavetes

Wednesday, April 30, 2014.  7:00 PM.
Building 260 (Pigott Hall) Room 113


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2014 St. Clair Drake Memorial Lecture

Wednesday, April 30, 2014.  7:00 PM.
Cemex Auditorium, Zambrano Hall, Knight Management Center


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Transforming Stress, Transforming Lives using Inner Balance

Thursday, May 1, 2014.  1:30 PM.
Li Ka Shing Learning Center, Room 209


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Diagnosing and Treating Cataracts

Thursday, May 1, 2014.  3:00 PM.
Stanford Hospital Health Library Hoover Pavilion, Suite 201 211 Quarry Rd., Palo Alto 94304


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Hegemony: Europe, America and the problem of financial reconstruction, 1916-1933

Thursday, May 1, 2014.  4:00 PM.
The Koret Taube Room, Gunn-SIEPR Building


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Does Teaching Ethics do any Good?

Thursday, May 1, 2014.  5:30 PM.
Law School, Room 290


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Lecture by Ara Merjian: "Painting in Chains: Giorgio de Chirico's Nietzschean Interiors"

Thursday, May 1, 2014.  5:30 PM.
Cummings art Building, AR2 435 Lasuen Mall, Stanford, CA



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Invited Lecture: Monica Worline, Ph.D.

Thursday, May 1, 2014.  6:00 PM.
Li Ka Shing Center for Learning and Knowledge (LKSC), Room # LK130 291 Campus Dr Palo Alto, CA 94304


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The J. Sanford and Vinie Miller Distinguished Lecture in Asian Art

Thursday, May 1, 2014.  7:00 PM.
Cantor Auditorium, 328 Lomita Drive, Stanford, CA 94305


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South Asia by the Bay 2014 Graduate Student Conference: Feminist Interventions: On Gender and South Asia

Friday, May 2, 2014.
Humanities 1, Room 210 Humanities and Social Sciences Facility, Santa Cruz, CA 95064 United States


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The rise of DNA in conservation and ocean management

Friday, May 2, 2014.  12:00 PM.
Hopkins Marine Station, Monterey Boatworks Lecture Hall, Pacific Grove


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LECTURE: Dr. Cashion's Legacy in Mexican Folklórico Dance

Friday, May 2, 2014.  2:00 PM.
Roble Gym, Room 15


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Unsettled Lands: the interwar crisis of agrarian Europe

Friday, May 2, 2014.  4:00 PM.
The Bechtel Conference Center, Encina Hall



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Healing Beyond Borders - HTI Healing Touch Level 2

Ongoing every day from May 3, 2014 through May 4, 2014.  9:00 AM.
Li Ka Shing Learning Center, Room 101


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Coffee: From Tree to Beans to Brew and Everything in Between

Saturday, May 3, 2014.  9:30 AM.
Registration required through Stanford Continuing Studies.


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Webinar: Newest Breakthroughs on Nutrition and Cancer Prevention

Monday, May 5, 2014.  12:00 PM.
Your computer


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39th Annual David M. Mason Lectures

Monday, May 5, 2014.  4:00 PM.
Location: Munzer Auditorium, Beckman Center (Refreshments following the lecture on the Beckman Bistro patio.)




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Ethics and Government Work

Tuesday, May 6, 2014.  12:00 PM.
ENCINA, OKSENBERG ROOM, ON THE 3RD FLOOR OF ENCINA HALL



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SCID Annual Huang Lian Memorial

Tuesday, May 6, 2014.  05:00 PM.
John A. and Cynthia Fry Gunn Building 366 Galvez Street Stanford, CA 94305


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ARTIST TALK: Puppeteer Basil Twist

Tuesday, May 6, 2014.  5:00 PM.
Location TBA


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“Discovering Cyrus and the Idea of Iran: From the Cartoons of The 300 to the Craft of History"

Tuesday, May 6, 2014.  6:30 PM.
Jordan Hall, Building 420, Room 041


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Tim Wegel

Wednesday, May 7, 2014.  12:00 PM.
TBA


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39th Annual David M. Mason Lectures

Wednesday, May 7, 2014.  3:00 PM.
Munzer Auditorium, Beckman Center (Refreshments following the lecture at the Chemical Engineering Gazebo.)


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Martha (1974) by Rainer Werner Fassbinder

Wednesday, May 7, 2014.  7:00 PM.
Building 260 (Pigott Hall) Room 113


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How I Write: A Conversation with Harriet Scott Chessman

Wednesday, May 7, 2014.  7:30 PM.
Cubberley Auditorium, School of Education


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Stanford Breakfast Briefings

Thursday, May 8, 2014.  7:30 AM.
Stanford Faculty Club 439 Lagunita Dr.


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Disciplines in an Interdisciplinary Age, or History in the Age of Google Glass

Thursday, May 8, 2014.  12:00 PM.
Humanities Center Board Room *Note New Location!


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Fundamental Themes in Neuroscience Seminar - Loren Looger

Thursday, May 8, 2014.  12:00 PM.
Clark Center Auditorium



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Art, Equity, and Inequity: A Talk by Andrea Fraser with Response by Shannon Jackson

Thursday, May 8, 2014.  5:30 PM.
Cummings Art Building, Annenberg Auditorium 435 Lasuen Mall, Stanford


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ERE SUPRI-D Annual Meeting

Friday, May 9, 2014.  8:30 AM.
367 Panama Street Green Earth Sciences Building Stanford, CA 94305


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Fishing for food security, health, and wellbeing: Rethinking global fisheries policies

Friday, May 9, 2014.  12:00 PM.
Hopkins Marine Station, Monterey Boatworks Lecture Hall, Pacific Grove


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Trigger Happy: Handling Hot Button Emotions

Ongoing every week from May 9, 2014 through June 13, 2014.  12:00 PM.
Li Ka Shing Learning Center, LK306 June 6th class only-held in LK304-305.


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Maxine Hong Kingston: From Woman Warrior to Book of Peace

Friday, May 9, 2014.  4:00 PM.
Munger Conference Center, Paul Brest Hall (East)



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Stanford Iranian Arts Festival: "Looking for Arash the Archer: searching for the origins of an Ancient Iran"

Friday, May 9, 2014.  7:00 PM.
Annenberg Auditorium, Cummings Art Building


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Lecture by Bethany Wiggin

Monday, May 12, 2014.  5:15 PM.
260-252





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Conversations on Compassion with Sadhguru

Tuesday, May 13, 2014.  6:00 PM.
Berg Hall, Li Ka Shing Center, Stanford Medical School Stanford, CA 94305


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The Ogallala Road, A Memoir of Love and Reckoning

Wednesday, May 14, 2014.  12:00 PM.
Jerry Yang and Akiko Yamazaki Environment and Energy Building (Y2E2), Room 300, 473 Via Ortega, Stanford


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SCL Distinguished Lecture Series - Author Paul Taylor

Wednesday, May 14, 2014.  4:00 PM.
Bechtel Conference Center, 616 Serra Mall, Stanford University


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Farewell my Concubine (1993) by Chen Kaige

Wednesday, May 14, 2014.  7:00 PM.
Building 260 (Pigott Hall) Room 113


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Membership Conditionality and Institutional Reform: The Case of the OECD

Thursday, May 15, 2014.  12:00 PM.
CISAC Conference Room, Encina Hall Central, 2nd floor


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CPR and AED

Thursday, May 15, 2014.  1:00 PM.
HRP Redwood Building, Room 138B


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Studio Lecture Series: Yoshua Okón

Thursday, May 15, 2014.  5:30 PM.
Cummings Art Building, AR2 435 Lasuen Mall, Stanford, CA


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Yosemite, Photography, and Stanford: A Panel on the Legacy of Carleton Watkins

Thursday, May 15, 2014.  5:30 PM.
Cantor Auditorium, 328 Lomita Drive, Stanford, CA 94305


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Update on Strokes: Understanding the Symptoms, Treatment and Preventive Care for Stroke

Thursday, May 15, 2014.  7:00 PM.
Stanford Hospital Health Library Hoover Pavilion, Suite 201 211 Quarry Rd., Palo Alto 94304



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The unorthodox whales of Sri Lanka: Conservation through science and engagement

Friday, May 16, 2014.  12:00 PM.
Hopkins Marine Station, Monterey Boatworks Lecture Hall, Pacific Grove


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Sikh Love Stories Project, Reading of stories and panel discussion

Friday, May 16, 2014.  12:00 PM.
Roble Hall Theatre


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CLAS Lecture Series: "From Spanish and Portuguese to Pirahã: Language Diversity and its Consequences"

Friday, May 16, 2014.  1:15 PM.
Center for Latin American Studies. Bolivar House, 582 Alvarado Row


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Jack Kornfield: "Mindfulness, Love and Graceful Living in Fast Times"

Friday, May 16, 2014.  7:30 PM.
CEMEX Auditorium


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Jack Kornfield: "Mindfulness and Compassion: A Gracious and Wise Heart"

Saturday, May 17, 2014.  9:30 AM.
Campus location provided upon registration



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Black Cat, White Cat (1998) by Emir Kusturica

Wednesday, May 21, 2014.  7:00 PM.
Building 260 (Pigott hall) Room 113


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The Future of European Security & Defence

Thursday, May 22, 2014.  12:00 PM.
CISAC Conference Room, Encina Hall Central, 2nd floor


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Long Term Care

Thursday, May 22, 2014.  3:00 PM.
Stanford Hospital Health Library Hoover Pavilion, Suite 201 211 Quarry Rd., Palo Alto 94304


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Interactive Demo: Student App-Developers Present Watkins Exhibition Technologies

Thursday, May 22, 2014.  5:30 PM.
Cantor Auditorium, 328 Lomita Drive, Stanford, CA 94305


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Steven Chu Presents "Energy and Climate Change: Challenges and Opportunities"

Thursday, May 22, 2014.  5:30 PM.
CEMEX Auditorium, Knight Management Center, Stanford Graduate School of Business


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Quantifying nature's value for coastal and ocean management

Friday, May 23, 2014.  12:00 PM.
Hopkins Marine Station, Monterey Boatworks Lecture Hall, Pacific Grove


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A Separation (2011) by Asghar Farhadi

Wednesday, May 28, 2014.  7:00 PM.
Building 260 (Pigott Hall) Room 113


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The European Parliament after Lisbon (and before)

Thursday, May 29, 2014.  12:00 PM.
CISAC Conference Room, Encina Hall Central, 2nd floor


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Charles Michael Lecture: Norman Kleeblatt

Thursday, May 29, 2014.  12:00 PM.
CCSRE Conference Room (Building 360)


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Inside Rodin's Hands: Teaching Surgery Through Art and Anatomy

Thursday, May 29, 2014.  6:30 PM.
Cantor Auditorium, 328 Lomita Drive, Stanford, Ca 94305


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A Panel Discussion on: “Cultural Identity and Heritage Language: The Case of Iranian Diaspora”

Thursday, May 29, 2014.  6:30 PM.
Jordan Hall, Building 420, Room 041


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Measuring ocean health at global to local scales: Current applications and future directions of the Ocean Health Index

Friday, May 30, 2014.  12:00 PM.
Hopkins Marine Station, Monterey Boatworks Lecture Hall, Pacific Grove


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CLAS Lecture Series: "A New Role for the Private Sector in Amazonia?"

Friday, May 30, 2014.  1:15 PM.
Center for Latin American Studies. Bolivar House, 582 Alvarado Row


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Myth and Magic. Story Telling in Hasidism

Wednesday, June 4, 2014.  12:00 PM.
260-252


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Carnage (2011) by Roman Polanski

Wednesday, June 4, 2014.  7:00 PM.
Building 260 (Pigott Hall) Room 113


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Improving Outcomes in Schizophrenia with Early Interventions

Thursday, June 5, 2014.  7:00 PM.
Stanford Hospital Health Library Hoover Pavilion, Suite 201 211 Quarry Rd., Palo Alto 94304


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Stanford Breakfast Briefings

Wednesday, June 11, 2014.  7:30 AM.
Stanford Faculty Club 439 Lagunita Dr.