lectures / readings / talks

Doctors and Patients: What We Learn from Each Other

Thursday, September 25, 2014.  5:30 PM.
Clark Center Auditorium (In Courtyard of BioEx building, circular structure with stairs leading down to the auditorium.)


Cafe Scientifique: Psychological Trauma and Resilience: Victim Rehabilitation, Trauma Psychiatry, and the International Prosecution of Crimes Against Humanity

Thursday, September 25, 2014.  7:00 PM.
Stanford Blood Center, 3373 Hillview Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304


South Asians and Heart Disease

Thursday, September 25, 2014.  7:00 PM.
Arrillaga Alumni Center 326 Galvez Street Stanford, CA 94305-6105


A Woman Politician in the Cold War Balkans: From Biography to History

Friday, September 26, 2014.  12:00 PM.
Encina Hall West, Room 208


FREE Cosmetic Surgery Lecture Presented by Dr. David Kahn

Friday, September 26, 2014.  12:00 PM.
770 Welch Road, 4th Floor


Q&A with Chad Dickerson, CEO of Etsy

Friday, September 26, 2014.  12:00 PM.
Annenberg Auditorium


CLAS Lecture Series: “Strangers all Around: Immigration and the Transformation of the Individual American”

Friday, September 26, 2014.  1:15 PM.
Bolivar House, 582 Alvarado Row


Knowledge Filter In Academia: My Science, My Religion

Saturday, September 27, 2014.  6:00 PM.
Bogota Room, Graduate Community Center, 750 Escondido Road, Stanford, CA 94305


GES Department Seminar: Kevin Boyce, Stanford University

Tuesday, September 30, 2014.  12:00 PM.
GeoCorner, Room 220


Ilana Pardes: "Agnon's Moonstruck Lovers: The Song of Songs in Israeli Culture"

Tuesday, September 30, 2014.  4:00 PM.
Building 260, Room 252


"State of the Departments"

Tuesday, September 30, 2014.  4:15 PM.
Hewlett Teaching Center, Rm. 201


The Birth Of Sentimental Youths: The Affective Turn In 1910s Korea

Tuesday, September 30, 2014.  4:15 PM.
Lathrop East Asia Library, Room 224


Forgive for Good

Tuesday, September 30, 2014.  6:30 PM.
Hoover Pavilion, 211 Quarry Rd, Rm 201


Spotlight on Art

Ongoing from October 1, 2014 through May 6, 2015. See details for exact dates and times.
Cantor Arts Center (meet in Main Lobby)


Sunaina Maira: "“More Delicate Than a Flower, Yet Harder Than a Rock”: Youth Activism and Human Rights"

Wednesday, October 1, 2014.  12:00 PM.
Encina Hall West, Room 208


Conversations on Compassion with Drs. Dean Ornish and James Doty

Wednesday, October 1, 2014.  6:00 PM.
Berg Hall, Li Ka Shing Center for Learning and Knowledge (LKSC)


Earth Matters: Feeding the World in the 21st Century, lecture by Roz Naylor

Wednesday, October 1, 2014.  7:30 PM.
Cubberley Auditorium


Dave Eggers In Conversation with Tobias Wolff

Thursday, October 2, 2014.  6:00 PM.
Encina Hall Bechtel Conference Center


Preventing or Delaying Type 2 Diabetes - Part One of a Three Part Series

Thursday, October 2, 2014.  7:00 PM.
Arrillaga Alumni Center 326 Galvez Street Stanford, CA 94305-6105


CLAS Lecture Series:"¿Qué desafíos plantea la actual calidad de la educación en América Latina?"

Friday, October 3, 2014.  1:15 PM.
Bolivar House, 582 Alvarado Row


Flowers of Czech Music from Prague

Friday, October 3, 2014.  7:00 PM.
Campbell Recital Hall


Cardinal Nights: Build A Critter

Friday, October 3, 2014.  9:00 PM.
TBD


Infanticide and a Reverse Fertility Transition in Japan, 1790-1920

Monday, October 6, 2014.  4:15 PM.
Lathrop East Asia Library, Room 224


Frank Wefers: Fast convolution for auralization and Virtual Reality

Monday, October 6, 2014.  5:15 PM.
CCRMA Classroom, The Knoll 2nd floor, Rm 217


Thomas McNeely & Angela Pneuman Reading

Monday, October 6, 2014.  6:00 PM.
Terrace Room, 4th floor, Margaret Jacks Hall


WEBINAR Memory Like an Elephant: Foods that Boost Cognition

Tuesday, October 7, 2014.  12:00 PM.
Your computer


GeoRef 101

Tuesday, October 7, 2014.  12:00 PM.
Branner Library Teaching Corner, Mitchell Earth Sciences Building, 2nd floor


GES Department Seminar: Karl Karlstrom, U. New Mexico

Tuesday, October 7, 2014.  12:00 PM.
GeoCorner, Room 220


Applied Physics/Physics Colloquium

Tuesday, October 7, 2014.  4:15 PM.
Hewlett Teaching Center, Rm. 201


DANCE LECTURE: "Choreographing Alienation: Dancing the Museum," Thomas DeFrantz

Tuesday, October 7, 2014.  5:00 PM.
Room 125, Memorial Auditorium


Ruth Webb (Lille), The body of the Pantomime dancer: Between presence and representation

Tuesday, October 7, 2014.  5:00 PM.
Bldg. 110, Rm. 112


Traditional Oriental Medicine: Self-Care Principles and Practices

Tuesday, October 7, 2014.  5:45 PM.
Sloan Bldg 380, Rm 380-381T (First Floor)


Teena Purohit: "Minorities within the Minority: Who is /is not Muslim according to Muhammad Iqbal"

Wednesday, October 8, 2014.  12:00 PM.
Encina Hall West, Room 208


Danielle Allen | Education and Equality: Two Concepts of Education (Lecture 1)

Wednesday, October 8, 2014.  5:30 PM.
TBA


The Security Conundrum: Inside the NSA: An Evening with General Michael Hayden

Wednesday, October 8, 2014.  7:30 PM.
CEMEX Auditorium, 641 Knight Way


Danielle Allen | Discussion of Lecture 1

Thursday, October 9, 2014.  10:00 AM.
TBA


An Introduction to HeartMath Programs

Thursday, October 9, 2014.  12:00 PM.
Li Ka Shing Learning Ctr., Rm 306


The Forgotten Origins of the Modern Humanities: An evening with historian James Turner

Thursday, October 9, 2014.  5:00 PM.
Humanities Center, Board Room, 424 Santa Teresa Street, Stanford


EVOLVE LAW: A CodeX Demo Day

Thursday, October 9, 2014.  5:00 PM.
Room 190, Stanford Law School


GUEST LECTURE: "The Bodily Ascension of Garrick to Heaven," Professor Joseph Roach of Yale University

Thursday, October 9, 2014.  5:00 PM.
Terrace Room, Margaret Jacks Hall


Danielle Allen | Education and Equality: Participatory Readiness (Lecture 2)

Thursday, October 9, 2014.  5:30 PM.
TBA


Alternative Comics: Through the Eyes of the Hernandez Brothers

Thursday, October 9, 2014.  5:30 PM.
Annenberg Auditorium, Cummings Art Building


"Mithraic Societies: From Brotherhood to Religion's Adversary”

Thursday, October 9, 2014.  6:30 PM.
Pigott Hall, Room 113


Leonardo Art Science Evening Rendezvous October 2014

Thursday, October 9, 2014.  7:00 PM.
Li Ka Shing Center for Learning and Knowledge at Stanford University School of Medicine, Room LK120


Jing Lyman Lecture Featuring Paula Giddings

Thursday, October 9, 2014.  07:00 PM.
Paul Brest Hall - Munger


Danielle Allen | Discussion of Lecture 2

Friday, October 10, 2014.  9:00 AM.
TBA


Jordan Ellenberg: How Not to be Wrong

Friday, October 10, 2014.  12:00 PM.
Annenberg Auditorium


Strengthen Your Roots - Drop the Armor: Using Decision and Conflict Tools

Friday, October 10, 2014.  1:00 PM.
Medical School Office Bldg. (MSOB), Rm 140


CLAS Lecture Series: "Latinos Living in a Mobile Park Home in Palo Alto"

Friday, October 10, 2014.  1:15 PM.
Bolivar House, 582 Alvarado Row


Wisdom Therapy for Healthier Personal and Professional Relationships and Stress Reduction

Saturday, October 11, 2014.  9:00 AM.
Li Ka Shing Learning Ctr., Rm 308


How Should the U.S. Regulate Genetic Testing?

Monday, October 13, 2014.  8:30 AM.
Paul Brest Hall


Mendeley for Geoscientists

Monday, October 13, 2014.  12:00 PM.
Branner Library Teaching Corner, Mitchell Earth Sciences Building, 2nd floor


A Reading by Allan Gurganus, Part of the Lane Lecture Series

Monday, October 13, 2014.  8:00 PM.
Location TBA


Corporate Inversions: Desertion or Value Maximization?

Tuesday, October 14, 2014.  5:30 PM.
Room 290, Stanford Law School


"Sky Blue Stone: The Turquoise Trade and Eurasian Empires”

Tuesday, October 14, 2014.  6:30 PM.
Pigott Hall, Room 113


Meet the Makers Expert Session: Matt Lenoci

Tuesday, October 14, 2014.  7:00 PM.
The Atrium, Peterson Engineering Building, Stanford University


Anita Hill: Speaking Truth to Power Film Screening and Q/A with Professor Anita Hill

Wednesday, October 15, 2014.  4:00 AM.
Paul Brest Hall, Munger Graduate Residences


Janaki Bakhle: "Poetry as the Archive of the Popular"

Wednesday, October 15, 2014.  12:00 PM.
Encina Hall West, Room 208


Film Screening: Robert Frank, "Cocksucker Blues"

Wednesday, October 15, 2014.  7:00 PM.
Annenberg Auditorium


Sexual Harassment and Barriers to Advancement: What Has Changed Since the 1990s?

Thursday, October 16, 2014.  8:15 AM.
Paul Brest Hall, Munger Graduate Residences


Avoiding Burnout in a Helping Role

Thursday, October 16, 2014.  12:00 PM.
Li Ka Shing Learning Ctr., Rm 306


Stanford Students: KNOW YOUR RIGHTS ON SEXUAL ASSAULT!

Thursday, October 16, 2014.  2:30 PM.
Paul Brest Hall, Munger Graduate Residences


Shevchenko and His Readers

Thursday, October 16, 2014.  5:30 PM.
Pigott Hall


Invited Lecture: Daniel Martin, Ph.D. on Compassionate Leaders & Organizations: Building Community

Thursday, October 16, 2014.  6:00 PM.
Room G101 at Knight Management Center


CLAS Lecture Series: “José Martí: Writing About Race”

Friday, October 17, 2014.  1:15 PM.
Bolivar House, 582 Alvarado Row


Suzanne Marchand (LSU) - 'The Great War and the Ancient World'

Friday, October 17, 2014.  5:30 PM.
Stanford Humanities Center


An Evening of Storytelling with The Moth, presented by the Storytelling Project and KALW

Friday, October 17, 2014.  7:30 PM.
Dinkelspiel Auditorium


New Directions for U.S. Water Policy

Monday, October 20, 2014.  9:00 AM.
Paul Brest Hall Stanford University 555 Salvatierra Walk Palo Alto, California 94305


Re-writing the Russian conquest of Central Asia

Tuesday, October 21, 2014.  5:30 PM.
History Corner, Room 002


King Lecture - Discussing Palliative Care Earlier

Tuesday, October 21, 2014.  5:30 PM.
Li Ka Shing Center - Berg Hall rooms B & C


Happiness, Convivial Conversation, and Joyful Community

Wednesday, October 22, 2014.  6:30 PM.
Li Ka Shing Learning Ctr., Rm 308


Fundamental Themes in Neuroscience - Elena Gracheva

Thursday, October 23, 2014.  12:00 PM.
Clark Center Auditorium


Excellent Sheep: The Miseducation of the American Elite and the Way to a Meaningful Life

Thursday, October 23, 2014.  3:30 PM.
Dinkelspiel Auditorium


Running Injuries: An Update on Treatment and Prevention

Thursday, October 23, 2014.  7:00 PM.
Stanford Health Library Hoover Pavilion, Suite 201 211 Quarry Rd., Palo Alto 94304


Poland's Neighbors: Her Border Regions and Narratives of East and West

Friday, October 24, 2014.  12:00 PM.
Encina Hall West, Room 208


Sustainable Agricultural Supply Chains: Adding Value while Promoting Conservation

Friday, October 24, 2014.  12:00 PM.
CISAC Central Conference Room, Encina Hall, 2nd Floor


Skiing in Russia and the significance of Soviet biathlon

Monday, October 27, 2014.  12:00 PM.
Encina Hall West, Room 208


WEBINAR Getting Moving at Stanford: No Barriers!

Monday, October 27, 2014.  12:00 PM.
Online


GES Department Seminar:Terry Blackburn, UCSC

Tuesday, October 28, 2014.  12:00 PM.
GeoCorner, Room 220


Imagining the Universe: Tracy K. Smith

Tuesday, October 28, 2014.  6:00 PM.
Elena Baran Baskin Lecture Hall in Language Corner


Invited Lecture: William Hurlbut, MD

Tuesday, October 28, 2014.  6:00 PM.
Clark Center Auditorium (Room S001 - basement beneath courtyard


Anjali Arondekar: "Telling Tales: Sexuality, Exemplarity, South Asia"

Wednesday, October 29, 2014.  12:00 PM.
Encina Hall West, Room 208


Book Reading: I'll Be Right There

Wednesday, October 29, 2014.  4:15 PM.
Lathrop East Asia Library, Room 224


Stanford Safari

Wednesday, October 29, 2014.  5:00 PM.
Clark Center auditorium


“The complexity of leadership of Islamic Republic of Iran”

Thursday, October 30, 2014.  6:30 PM.
Pigott Hall, Room 113


Advances in Surgical and Non-Surgical Treatment of Brain Tumors

Thursday, October 30, 2014.  7:00 PM.
Stanford Health Library Hoover Pavilion, Suite 201 211 Quarry Rd., Palo Alto CA 94304


Blind Summit Theatre

Ongoing from October 30, 2014 through November 2, 2014. See details for exact dates and times.
Bing Concert Hall Studio


Eric Bonabeau: The Prepared Mind Favors Chance

Friday, October 31, 2014.  12:00 PM.
Annenberg Auditorium


CLAS Lecture Series: "Black Saint of the Americas: The Life and Afterlife of Martín de Porres"

Friday, October 31, 2014.  01:15 PM.
Bolivar House, 582 Alvarado Row


CBD: Contemplation: The Power of the Pause - Calm, Compassionate Competence

Monday, November 3, 2014.  12:05 PM.
Li Ka Shing, Rm 130


CBD: Mindfulness and Design Thinking

Monday, November 3, 2014.  5:15 PM.
Institute of Design, d.school Atrium


CBD: Contemplation Breaks For Stanford Students

Monday, November 3, 2014.  9:00 PM.
Residence Halls


CBD: Contemplative Wisdom

Tuesday, November 4, 2014.  12:00 PM.
Old Union, Circle Sanctuary, 3rd Floor


GES Department Seminar: Chris Huber, Georgia Tech

Tuesday, November 4, 2014.  12:00 PM.
GeoCorner, 220


CBD: Happiness

Tuesday, November 4, 2014.  5:30 PM.
Clark Center Auditorium


Toy Models: Tadashi Tokieda Public Lecture

Tuesday, November 4, 2014.  7:30 PM.
Cubberley Auditorium


CBD: Integrating Our Work and Life Aspirations

Wednesday, November 5, 2014.  12:00 PM.
Building 300, Main Quad, Rm 300


Fundamental Themes in Neuroscience - Robert Desimone

Thursday, November 6, 2014.  12:00 PM.
LKSC 101-102


Inner Balance: Optimizing Resilience and Reducing Stress

Thursday, November 6, 2014.  1:30 PM.
1070 Arastradero Road, Rm 202 A/B, Palo Alto 


CBD: Contemplation, Breaks, Vacation

Thursday, November 6, 2014.  5:00 PM.
Alway Bldg. M106 (Near Medical Center)


2014 Alexander Dallin Lecture

Thursday, November 6, 2014.  6:00 PM.
Pigott Hall


“Thomas Jefferson's Qur'an: Islam and the Founders” by Denise Spellberg (University of Texas)

Thursday, November 6, 2014.  6:30 PM.
Tresidder Memorial Union, Cypress Lounge (459 Lagunita Drive)


CLAS Lecture Series: "Harmonizing Biodiversity Conservation and Food Production Across Tropical Countryside"

Friday, November 7, 2014.  1:15 PM.
Bolivar House, 582 Alvarado Row


7th Annual Bita Prize for Persian Arts

Friday, November 7, 2014.  7:00 PM.
McCaw Hall, Alumni Arrillaga Center


Mine Your Experience: Reboot Your Life

Saturday, November 8, 2014.  9:00 AM.
Medical School Office Bldg., (MSOB), Rm 303


Healing Beyond Borders: HTI Healing Touch Certificate Program - Level 3

Saturday, November 8, 2014.  9:00 AM.
Alway Bldg., Rm M112


Bing Nursery School Harvest Moon Auction

Saturday, November 8, 2014.  6:30 PM.
Arrillaga Alumni Center, McCaw Hall, 326 Galvez St.


Science of Compassion 2014

Ongoing every day from November 10, 2014 through November 11, 2014.  9:00 AM.
Fort Mason Center, San Francisco, CA


Housing Rights in East Palo Alto

Monday, November 10, 2014.  4:00 PM.
Black Community Services Center


Who Cited Whom? Finding Your and Other Scholarly Cited Works

Tuesday, November 11, 2014.  12:00 PM.
Branner Library Teaching Corner, Mitchell Earth Sciences Building, 2nd floor


GES Department Seminar: Nicholas Swanson-Hysell, Berkeley

Tuesday, November 11, 2014.  12:00 PM.
GeoCorner, Room 220


Why Did I Eat That - Again?

Tuesday, November 11, 2014.  12:30 PM.
3160 Porter Drive, Pacific Ocean Rm


Chinese In Pre-Colonial And Colonial Korea, 1882-1945

Tuesday, November 11, 2014.  4:15 PM.
Lathrop East Asia Library, Room 224


Saving Privacy

Tuesday, November 11, 2014.  4:30 PM.
TBD


“Revolution Street”

Tuesday, November 11, 2014.  6:30 PM.
Pigott Hall, Room 113


Compassion & Healthcare Conference

Wednesday, November 12, 2014.  9:00 AM.
Cowell Theater, Fort Mason Center, San Francisco, CA


Juned Shaikh: "Indology and Marxism: Caste in the Time of a Vibrant Labor Movement in Bombay, 1928-1974"

Wednesday, November 12, 2014.  12:00 PM.
Encina Hall West, Room 208


Am I Good Enough Yet? Media Images and Their Effect on Health, Relationships, and Self-acceptance

Wednesday, November 12, 2014.  5:30 PM.
Medical School Office Bldg. (MSOB), Rm 303


Spinefulness: Enabling Back Relief Top to Bottom

Thursday, November 13, 2014.  12:00 PM.
Alway Bldg., Rm M208 Whole Lab


Panel Discussion: Reflections on Robert Frank in America

Thursday, November 13, 2014.  5:30 PM.
Cantor Auditorium, 328 Lomita Drive, Stanford, CA 94305


Diabetes and Exercise - Part Two of a Three Part Series

Thursday, November 13, 2014.  7:00 PM.
Arrillaga Alumni Center 326 Galvez Street Stanford, CA 94305-6105


CLAS Lecture Series: "State-Censorship of the Press and of Dissenting Voices in 'Competitive Authoritarian' Regimes: A Case Study of Venezuela (1999-2014)"

Friday, November 14, 2014.  1:15 PM.
Bolivar House, 582 Alvarado Row


Living Compassionately Retreat

Saturday, November 15, 2014.  8:00 AM.
Berg Hall, Li Ka Shing Center


WEBINAR Sleep: from A to Zzzz

Tuesday, November 18, 2014.  12:00 PM.
Online


Meet the Makers Expert Session: Robin Petravic

Tuesday, November 18, 2014.  7:00 PM.
Peterson Engineering Building 550


Geophysics Department Seminar: Kaj Johnson, Indiana University

Thursday, November 20, 2014.  12:15 PM.
Mitchell 350/372


Studio Lecture Series with Masaki Fujihata

Thursday, November 20, 2014.  5:30 PM.
Cummings Art Building


Everything that Can Go Wrong in a Field Experiment

Friday, November 21, 2014.  12:00 PM.
CISAC Central Conference Room, Encina Hall, 2nd Floor


Peter Robinson - Tear Down This Wall: The Story of a Speech

Friday, November 21, 2014.  12:00 PM.
Annenberg Auditorium


Skill Building for Crucial Conversations

Friday, November 21, 2014.  1:00 PM.
3160 Porter Dr., Crystal Springs Rm


Stanford Humanities Center Presidential Lecture with David Adjaye

Tuesday, December 2, 2014.  6:00 PM.
Cubberley Auditorium


Imagining the Universe: Dr. Mae Jemison

Wednesday, December 3, 2014.  6:00 PM.
CEMEX Auditorium


Kindness is Contagious Film Screening

Thursday, December 4, 2014.  6:00 PM.
Cubberley Auditorium


Diabetes and Nutrition - Part Three of a Three Part Series

Thursday, December 4, 2014.  7:00 PM.
Arrillaga Alumni Center 326 Galvez Street Stanford, CA 94305-6105


“East of Melancholy: Piano Music from Russia to Iran”

Tuesday, December 9, 2014.  7:00 PM.
Campbell Recital Hall


A Panel Discussion on Simin Behbahani: An Icon and Iconoclast

Saturday, December 13, 2014.  4:00 PM.
CEMEX Auditorium


Tincture of Humor: The Lighter Side of Medicine

Thursday, January 15, 2015.  5:30 PM.
Cantor Arts Center Auditorium