lectures / readings / talks

CANVAS: Winter 2017 Office Hours

Ongoing every week from February 14, 2017 through March 28, 2017.  12:00 PM.
Tuesdays, 408 Panama Mall, Room 148


Correspondent in Poland- 50 Years of History as seen by a Day-to-Day Witness

Tuesday, February 21, 2017.  12:00 PM.
Encina Hall West, Room 219


DHAsia Presents | Eurasia's Historical Space of Palimpsest: Desert, Border, Riparian and Steppe, by Manu P. Sobti

Tuesday, February 21, 2017.  4:15 PM.
CESTA, Wallenberg Hall, 4th Floor


China in South Asia's New Strategic Quadrangle

Tuesday, February 21, 2017.  4:30 PM.
Encina Hall, 3rd Floor - Philippines Conference Room


Summoning Pearl Harbor

Tuesday, February 21, 2017.  5:30 PM.
Oshman Hall, McMurtry Building, 355 Roth Way


Ester Bianchi: "Teaching Tibetan Buddhism in Chinese on behalf of Mañjuśrī: The case of the Larung gar Five Sciences Buddhist Academy in Sertar"

Tuesday, February 21, 2017.  6:00 PM.
Building 70, Room 72A


In Conversation with Washington Post Executive Editor Marty Baron

Tuesday, February 21, 2017.  7:30 PM.
CEMEX Auditorium


Africa Table - The Psychology of Political Risk in Autocracy: Evidence from Zimbabwe

Wednesday, February 22, 2017.  12:00 PM.
219 Encina Hall West, 417 Galvez Mall


Understanding the Global Refugee Crisis

Wednesday, February 22, 2017.  12:45 PM.
Room 280B, Stanford Law School


CALIFORNIA ART QUILT REVOLUTION: FROM THE SUMMER OF LOVE TO THE NEW MILLENNIUM

Wednesday, February 22, 2017.  4:15 PM.
Cantor Arts Center, just off Palm Drive, at Museum Way and Lomita Drive


Hansen's Disease, Stigma, and Global World Literature

Wednesday, February 22, 2017.  4:30 PM.
East Asia (Lathrop) Library, Room 224, 518 Memorial Way


Drell Lecture 2017: The Challenges of Providing Data Security

Wednesday, February 22, 2017.  4:30 PM.
Bechtel Conference Center


China's Involvement in Central Asia: Economic and Geopolitical Implications

Wednesday, February 22, 2017.  4:30 PM.
Encina Hall, 3rd Floor - Philippines Conference Room


Trust, Truth, and Technology: How Media Are Shaping the Way We Trust One Another (IRiSS Series)

Wednesday, February 22, 2017.  7:30 PM.
Cubberley Auditorium


Biology Honors Winter Quarter Check In

Thursday, February 23, 2017.  11:30 AM.
Gilbert 115


Fat Loss Programming for Busy People

Thursday, February 23, 2017.  12:00 PM.
3160 Porter Drive, Pacific Ocean Room


Vitality 101 & 102: Make Some Time for Yourself

Thursday, February 23, 2017.  12:00 PM.
Clark Center, Rm s361


Noon Meditation for Staff and Faculty

Ongoing every week from February 9, 2017 through March 16, 2017.  12:00 PM.
Windhover


Getting Played: Third Annual Symposium on Equity in the Entertainment Industry and Awards

Thursday, February 23, 2017.  12:00 PM.
BCSC Community Room


SmartGrid Seminar: Jesse Jenkins, Understanding the Value of Distributed Energy Resources: New Methods and Insights for Electricity Economics, Planning, and Operations.

Thursday, February 23, 2017.  12:00 PM.
Y2E2 111


China, Trump, and the Future of the Global Order

Thursday, February 23, 2017.  4:15 PM.
East Asia (Lathrop) Library, Room 224, 518 Memorial Way


Thursday Nights at the Anderson: Film Screening and Talk: Tony DeLap: A Unique Perspective

Thursday, February 23, 2017.  6:00 PM.
Anderson Collection


Stanford Bookstore Meet the Author: Alison Carpenter Davis

Thursday, February 23, 2017.  6:00 PM.
Stanford Bookstore


Literature of Migration

Thursday, February 23, 2017.  6:30 PM.
Building 260 room 113


Cafe Scientifique: Harnessing the Immune System to Treat Cancer

Thursday, February 23, 2017.  7:00 PM.
Stanford Blood Center, 3373 Hillview Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304


Evening Meditation for Students

Ongoing every week from January 19, 2017 through March 16, 2017.  8:00 PM.
Windhover


Witchcraft and Social Order in Early Modern Russia

Friday, February 24, 2017.  12:00 PM.
Encina Hall West, Room 219


PREFACE DISCUSSION: Shakespeare's "The Tempest"

Friday, February 24, 2017.  12:00 PM.
Pigott Theater in Memorial Hall


Carolynn Roncaglia (Santa Clara U.) - Epigraphy in Val d'Aosta

Friday, February 24, 2017.  12:30 PM.
Building 110


CLAS Lecture Series: Double Discrimination: Do Discriminating Job Ads Discriminate in Callbacks?

Friday, February 24, 2017.  12:30 PM.
Bolivar House, 582 Alvarado Row


Stanford Bookstore Meet the Author: Min Jin Lee in Conversation with Prof. Shelley Fisher Fishkin

Saturday, February 25, 2017.  1:00 PM.
Stanford Bookstore


Anesthesia Grand Rounds: "ECMO - Emerging Applications"

Monday, February 27, 2017.  6:45 AM.
Li Ka Shing Center 130


Lighten Up: How to be Less Stressed About Stress

Tuesday, February 28, 2017.  12:00 PM.
Clark Center Auditorium


Well Played – Video Games, Value, and Meaning

Tuesday, February 28, 2017.  12:00 PM.
McMurtry Art & Art History Building, Oshman Presentation Space, Room 102


Susan Elizabeth Gagliardi: "Mapping Senufo: Visualizing Time- and Place-Based Information about Historical Arts of West Africa"

Tuesday, February 28, 2017.  12:00 PM.
Bldg. 160, Rm. 433A


Stanford's American Studies Program Presents a talk by Alexander Nemerov on his book Soulmaker

Tuesday, February 28, 2017.  12:00 PM.
Terrace Room, Margaret Jacks Hall (Building 460), 4th Floor


DHAsia Presents | Moveable Feasts: Street Food in the 21st Century City, by Anna Greenspan

Tuesday, February 28, 2017.  4:15 PM.
CESTA, Wallenberg Hall, 4th Floor


WEBINAR: Nutrition Hacks

Wednesday, March 1, 2017.  12:00 PM.
Your computer


Africa Table - TBA

Wednesday, March 1, 2017.  12:00 PM.
219 Encina Hall West, 417 Galvez Mall


Artificial Intelligence: Think Again

Wednesday, March 1, 2017.  12:45 PM.
Stanford Law School, Room 180


China, Trump, and Trade

Wednesday, March 1, 2017.  4:30 PM.
Encina Hall, 3rd Floor - Philippines Conference Room


Eliza Griswold / Healing a Fractured Nation: The Future of Poverty and Energy in Rural America

Wednesday, March 1, 2017.  7:00 PM.
Levinthal Hall


Visual Representation of Gender and Class in a Changing China

Thursday, March 2, 2017.  4:15 PM.
East Asia (Lathrop) Library, Room 224, 518 Memorial Way


Andris Teikmanis: Latvia's Ambassador to the U.S.

Thursday, March 2, 2017.  5:30 PM.
Bender room, Green Library


Studio Lecture Series: Julie Mehretu

Thursday, March 2, 2017.  5:30 PM.
Oshman Hall, McMurtry Building, 355 Roth Way


Lothar Ledderose: "Writing on Mountains to Save the World"

Thursday, March 2, 2017.  6:00 PM.
HARTLEY CONFERENCE CENTER, MITCHELL EARTH SCIENCE BUILDING


The Republic of Imagination: Iranian Women's Bestselling Novels

Thursday, March 2, 2017.  6:30 PM.
Building 320, room 105


Dying to Know: What Patients and Families Want to Know about End of Life Care and Issues

Thursday, March 2, 2017.  7:00 PM.
Stanford Health Library, Hoover Pavilion, Suite 201, 211 Quarry Rd., Palo Alto, CA 94304


Empathy Bootcamp: Tools that Support Relationships When it Really Counts

Friday, March 3, 2017.  2:00 PM.
Li Ka Shing Learning Center, Rm 308


What Do We Know About The Big Bang?

Friday, March 3, 2017.  7:30 PM.
Hewlett 200


Healing Beyond Borders - Healing Touch Level 2

Saturday, March 4, 2017.  9:00 AM.
Alway Bldg., Rm M112


Juan Felipe Herrera Reading, part of the Lane Lecture Series

Monday, March 6, 2017.  8:00 PM.
Cubberley Auditorium, School of Education, 485 Lasuen Mall


Arcade Photographs, Arcade Comics, Arcade Tales – A Social History of the British Amusement Arcade

Tuesday, March 7, 2017.  12:00 PM.
McMurtry Art & Art History Building, Oshman Presentation Space, Room 102


Meet the Maker!

Tuesday, March 7, 2017.  12:30 PM.
The Atrium, Peterson Building 550, 416 Escondido Mall, Stanford University


Samurai with Guns: How Chinese Smugglers Transformed 18th Century Japan's Engagement with the Genkai Sea

Tuesday, March 7, 2017.  4:15 PM.
East Asia (Lathrop) Library, Room 224, 518 Memorial Way


Africa Table - TBA

Wednesday, March 8, 2017.  12:00 PM.
219 Encina Hall West, 417 Galvez Mall


Basic & Translational Research Symposium on Sex Differences in Neurosciences

Wednesday, March 8, 2017.  12:00 PM.
LKSC Berg Hall Room C


The South China Sea: What is to be Done?

Wednesday, March 8, 2017.  4:30 PM.
Encina Hall, 3rd Floor - Philippines Conference Room


SmartGrid Seminar: Subhonmesh Bose, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Thursday, March 9, 2017.  1:30 PM.
Y2E2 300


Kai Lai Chung Memorial Lecture ` Professor Laurent Saloff-Coste

Thursday, March 9, 2017.  4:30 PM.
Bldg 200 Pigott Hall classroom 113


"Artificial Darkness" | Professor Noam M. Elcott

Thursday, March 9, 2017.  5:30 PM.
Oshman Hall, McMurtry Building, 355 Roth Way


Iran and South Africa

Thursday, March 9, 2017.  6:30 PM.
Building 320, room 105


"Bathroom Anxiety: Purity, Disgust, and the Dilemmas of Being Human" with Judith Plaskow

Thursday, March 9, 2017.  7:30 PM.
Levinthal Hall, Stanford Humanities Center


A Different “Special Relationship”: US-Russian Ties in Strategic Perspective

Friday, March 10, 2017.  12:00 PM.
Encina Hall West, Room 219


Isabelle Torrance (Aarhus Institute) - Greek Tragedy and (Post) Colonialism: The Case of Ireland

Friday, March 10, 2017.  12:30 PM.
Building 110, Rm. 112


Jelly and George: Celebrating the Music of Jelly Roll Morton and George Gershwin

Saturday, March 11, 2017.  7:30 PM.
Bing Concert Hall


Second Sundays for Families--Cantor Arts Center

Ongoing from October 9, 2016 through June 11, 2017. See details for exact dates and times.
Cantor Arts Center, just off Palm Drive, at Museum Way and Lomita Drive


Eitner Lecture by Richard Talbert (UNC): Classical Cartography: Asia Minor, the Kieperts, and World War I

Monday, March 13, 2017.  5:15 PM.
David Rumsey Map Center


Using the Minitel Experience to Build the Future of Interactive Online Media

Tuesday, March 14, 2017.  12:00 PM.
McMurtry Art & Art History Building, Oshman Presentation Space, Room 102


CANCELED - Persian Contemporary Poetry

Tuesday, March 14, 2017.  6:30 PM.
Building 260 room 113


Creating World-Class Computer Science at Stanford: 60 Years of Innovation

Wednesday, March 15, 2017.  05:00 PM.
CEMEX Auditorium, Knight Management Center


E-IPER Feigenbaum Nii Foundation Joint MS Capstone Symposium

Thursday, March 16, 2017.
Y2E2 299


SmartGrid Seminar: Vincent Poor, Princeton University

Thursday, March 16, 2017.  1:30 PM.
Y2E2 300


Toomas Hendrik Ilves: Former President of the Republic of Estonia

Thursday, March 16, 2017.  5:00 PM.
Bender Room, Green Library


Black Grace

Sunday, March 19, 2017.  2:30 PM.
Memorial Auditorium


Race and Intimacy on Divided University Campuses

Tuesday, March 21, 2017.  5:30 PM.
Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences at Stanford Univ., 75 Alta Rd., Stanford CA


FASHION AS ART: ARTFUL FASHION

Ongoing from March 23, 2017 through March 30, 2017. See details for exact dates and times.
Cantor Arts Center, just off Palm Drive, at Museum Way and Lomita Drive


Got Rhythm? An Update on the Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias

Thursday, March 23, 2017.  7:00 PM.
Stanford Health Library, Hoover Pavilion, Suite 201, 211 Quarry Rd., Palo Alto, CA 94304


Emerson String Quartet

Friday, March 24, 2017.  7:30 PM.
Bing Concert Hall


Lecture: A Mushroom Perspective on Sacred Geography

Thursday, March 30, 2017.  6:45 PM.
Cantor Arts Center, Auditorium


Treasure Market 2017: The Last Hurrah!

Ongoing from March 31, 2017 through April 2, 2017. See details for exact dates and times.
Arrillaga Center for Sports and Recreation


Anoushka Shankar

Saturday, April 1, 2017.  7:30 PM.
Bing Concert Hall


OPULENCE, REVOLUTION, AND EMPIRE: ART FROM THE AGE OF MARIE ANTOINETTE TO THE AGE OF NAPOLEON

Ongoing from April 5, 2017 through April 19, 2017. See details for exact dates and times.
Cantor Arts Center, just off Palm Drive, at Museum Way and Lomita Drive


"Why Are All the Black Kids Still Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?" and Other Campus Conversations about Race in the 21st Century

Wednesday, April 5, 2017.  5:00 PM.
Paul Brest Hall


Living Free: Embodying healing and creativity - An Introduction

Wednesday, April 5, 2017.  6:00 PM.
Stanford Main Quad, Building 300 Room 300


The Purge of the Purgers: The NKVD on Trial in Ukraine, 1938-42

Thursday, April 6, 2017.  5:30 PM.
TBA


EarFilms- To Sleep To Dream

Ongoing from April 7, 2017 through April 9, 2017. See details for exact dates and times.
Bing Concert Hall Studio


Charlotte Pearson (U. of Arizona) - Tree-Rings and Mediterranean Chronology: Current Limitations and Future Potential

Wednesday, April 12, 2017.  12:00 PM.
Building 500 (Archaeology Center), Seminar Room


Living Free - Sustaining Life: Healing, culture, and racial justice

Wednesday, April 12, 2017.  6:00 PM.
Stanford Main Quad, Building 300 Room 300


Intersections: Njideka Akunyili Crosby

Thursday, April 13, 2017.  7:00 PM.
CEMEX Auditorium


St. Lawrence String Quartet Good Friday Concert

Friday, April 14, 2017.  5:00 PM.
Memorial Church


The Origins of Silicon Valley: Why and How It Happened Here

Wednesday, April 19, 2017.  05:00 PM.
TBD (location details included in the event reminder to be sent by April 17)


Ho Center for Buddhist Studies Graduate Student Workshop

Thursday, April 20, 2017.
TBA


The Colorado

Ongoing from April 21, 2017 through April 22, 2017. See details for exact dates and times.
Bing Concert Hall


Jennifer Egan Reading, part of the Lane Lecture Series

Monday, April 24, 2017.  8:00 PM.
Cubberley Auditorium, School of Education, 485 Lasuen Mall


From the Innovator's Workbench: Michael F. Mahoney, Chairman & CEO, Boston Scientific

Tuesday, April 25, 2017.  5:30 PM.
Berg Hall, Li Ka Shing Center, Stanford School of Medicine, 291 Campus Drive, Stanford, CA 94305


Living Free: Can art save? - Creative work in an unfree world

Wednesday, April 26, 2017.  6:00 PM.
Stanford Main Quad, Building 300 Room 300


Alisa Weilerstein and Inon Barnatan

Wednesday, April 26, 2017.  7:30 PM.
Bing Concert Hall


A Reading with Rebecca Solnit, the Stein Visiting Writer

Wednesday, April 26, 2017.  8:00 PM.
location TBA


Art Practice Faculty Talk Series: Jenny Odell

Thursday, April 27, 2017.  6:00 PM.
Cantor Auditorium


Global Speaker Series: Linda Rottenberg, Cofounder and CEO, Endeavor

Tuesday, May 2, 2017.  12:10 PM.
CEMEX Auditorium


Living Free - Kia Lebeija: From pathology to wholeness

Wednesday, May 3, 2017.  6:00 PM.
Stanford Main Quad, Building 300 Room 300


Here to Stay: Using the Power of Culture to Fight Displacement - Just Placemaking Speaker Series

Thursday, May 4, 2017.  12:00 PM.
Margaret Jacks Terrace Room, 4th Floor, Building 460


Race and the Totalitarian Century: Geopolitics in the Black Literary Imagination | Vaughn Rasberry

Thursday, May 4, 2017.  4:00 PM.
CCSRE Conference Room, Building 360 Main Quad


Studio Lecture Series: Gary Hill

Thursday, May 4, 2017.  5:30 PM.
Oshman Hall, McMurtry Building, 355 Roth Way


Imre Galambos: "The lost books of China: A view from Khara-khoto"

Thursday, May 4, 2017.  6:00 PM.
TBA


The Box Brothers

Ongoing from May 5, 2017 through May 7, 2017. See details for exact dates and times.
Bing Concert Hall Studio


Living Free - Ana Teresa Fernandez: Imagination and the practice of freedom

Wednesday, May 10, 2017.  6:00 PM.
Stanford Main Quad, Building 300 Room 300


12th Annual Anne and Loren Kieve Distinguished Speaker Lecture: Sherman Alexie

Tuesday, May 16, 2017.  7:00 PM.
Cemex Auditorium


Living Free - Creating Sanctuary: Spiritual activism and social justice

Wednesday, May 17, 2017.  6:00 PM.
Stanford Main Quad, Building 300 Room 300


Alexandra Kaloyanides: "Objects of Conversion, Relics of Resistance"

Thursday, May 18, 2017.  6:00 PM.
TBA


Living Free: Freedom in the era of mass incarceration

Wednesday, May 24, 2017.  6:00 PM.
Stanford Main Quad, Building 300 Room 300


Living Free: Meditations on longevity

Wednesday, May 31, 2017.  6:00 PM.
Stanford Main Quad, Building 300 Room 300


Hoover Institution Summer Policy Boot Camp

Sunday, August 20, 2017.
David and Joan Traitel Building, Hoover Institution, Stanford University


Behavior Energy & Climate Change - Call for Abstracts Now Open!

Ongoing every day from October 15, 2017 through October 18, 2017.
Sacramento, CA