lectures / readings / talks

CANVAS: Winter 2017 Office Hours

Ongoing every week from January 10, 2017 through March 21, 2017.  12:00 PM.
Tuesdays, 408 Panama Mall, Room 148


SCOPE Brown Bag Seminar Series - Evaluating and Improving the Design of Textual and Visual Components in National and International Assessments presented by Guillermo Solano-Flores

Tuesday, January 24, 2017.  12:00 PM.
CERAS 101 Learning Hall


Game Design Principles for Teaching Ethics: Insights from Designer Board Games

Tuesday, January 24, 2017.  12:00 PM.
McMurtry Art & Art History Building, Oshman Presentation Space, Room 102


John Deutch, Emeritus Institute Professor, MIT: Impact of various federal mitigation policies to reduce CO2 emissions on the operating characteristics of the electricity system

Tuesday, January 24, 2017.  12:15 PM.
Y2E2 101 (please note room change from what was previously advertised)


DHAsia Presents | Diasporas Online: A Mixed Methods Approach to Sikh and Tamil Identity Politics, by Priya Kumar

Tuesday, January 24, 2017.  4:15 PM.
CESTA, Wallenberg Hall, 4th Floor


Stanford Bookstore Meet the Author: Henry T. Greely

Tuesday, January 24, 2017.  6:00 PM.
Stanford Bookstore


Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR)

Wednesday, January 25, 2017.  6:30 AM.
Li Ka Shing Learning Center, Rm 209


Africa Table - The Politics of Order in Informal Markets: Evidence From Lagos

Wednesday, January 25, 2017.  12:00 PM.
219 Encina Hall West, 417 Galvez Mall


Heartfulness Meditation

Wednesday, January 25, 2017.  12:15 PM.
Li Ka Shing Learning Ctr., Rm 208


CLAS and SLS Lecture: Human Rights Under the Next Administration

Wednesday, January 25, 2017.  12:45 PM.
Room 280A, Crown Quadrangle, Stanford Law School, 559 Nathan Abbott Way


Travel, Writing, and Life: Pico Iyer in conversation with Richard Rodriguez

Wednesday, January 25, 2017.  4:30 PM.
Stanford Humanities Center, Levinthal Hall


Better Choices, Better Health

Wednesday, January 25, 2017.  5:00 PM.
Hoover Pavilion, 211 Quarry Road, Room 408


34th Annual Bunyan Lecture

Wednesday, January 25, 2017.  07:30 PM.
04-520, 370 Serra Mall, Hewlett Teaching Center, lecture hall # 200


Earth Matters: How Cutting Greenhouse Gas Emissions Improves Our Water, Air, and Health— Prof. Rob Jackson

Wednesday, January 25, 2017.  7:30 PM.
Huang Engineering Center, Mackenzie Room 300


A Reading with Robert Pinsky, the Mohr Visiting Poet

Wednesday, January 25, 2017.  8:00 PM.
Cubberley Auditorium, 485 Lasuen Mall


Afro-Brazil: Oral Culture, Literature, and Digital Media

Thursday, January 26, 2017.  12:30 PM.
Bolivar House, 582 Alvarado Row


SmartGrid Seminar: Sakis Meliopoulos, Breaker to Control Center Integration & Automation: PCO&O

Thursday, January 26, 2017.  1:30 PM.
Y2E2 300


History & Philosophy of Science Talk by James Woodward

Thursday, January 26, 2017.  4:30 PM.
bldg 200 Room 307


The Future of Music: Space, Technologies, and Institutions

Thursday, January 26, 2017.  5:00 PM.
Cantor Arts Center Auditorium


Express Your Heart's Desire

Thursday, January 26, 2017.  5:30 PM.
McMurtry Art Building, Rm 350


Spinefulness

Thursday, January 26, 2017.  6:00 PM.
Li Ka Shing Learning Center, Rm 205/206


Spinefulness Plus: Neck and Shoulder Relief

Thursday, January 26, 2017.  6:00 PM.
Li Ka Shing Learning Center, Rm 205/206


Forugh Farrokhzad: A Literary Biography and Unpublished Letters

Thursday, January 26, 2017.  6:30 PM.
Building 320, room 105


Evening Meditation for Students

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


The Balanced Plate: Cooking Simply and Eating Well

Friday, January 27, 2017.  12:00 PM.
Clark Center Auditorium


CLAS Lecture Series: The Future of the Inter-American Human Rights System

Friday, January 27, 2017.  12:30 PM.
Bolivar House, 582 Alvarado Row


Artist Talk: Stanley Whitney

Friday, January 27, 2017.  5:30 PM.
Oshman Hall at the McMurtry Building for Art & Art History


Black Violin

Ongoing from January 27, 2017 through January 28, 2017. See details for exact dates and times.
Bing Concert Hall


ACTA Fellows PBLD Case Presentation

Monday, January 30, 2017.  6:45 AM.
Li Ka Shing Center 130


The second law of thermodynamics from unitarity and symmetry

Monday, January 30, 2017.  2:00 PM.
Varian Physics - Room 355


"Jewish Identity in Question: The Legacy of Iréne Némirovsky" with Susan Suleiman

Monday, January 30, 2017.  5:00 PM.
Building 360, CCSRE Conference Room


Shelley Fisher Fishkin & Gabriel Wolfenstein: "Listening to Silence, Seeing Absence: The Challenge of Reconstructing Chinese Railroad Workers' Lives"

Tuesday, January 31, 2017.  12:00 PM.
Wallenberg Hall, Room 433A


Prediabetes: A Wake Up Call

Tuesday, January 31, 2017.  12:00 PM.
Medical School Office Building (MSOB), Rm 303


Human Barriers to International Trade

Tuesday, January 31, 2017.  12:00 PM.
CISAC Conference Room, Encina Hall (2nd floor)


Making Games: Designing for Play

Tuesday, January 31, 2017.  12:00 PM.
McMurtry Art & Art History Building, Oshman Presentation Space, Room 102


Women in Tech: Where Have We Seen Progress? Where are We Stuck?

Tuesday, January 31, 2017.  5:30 PM.
Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences at Stanford Univ., 75 Alta Rd., Stanford CA


The Here and Now of Electric Vehicles

Tuesday, January 31, 2017.  6:00 PM.
Automotive Innovation Facility


Africa Table - CAS Summer Research Award Recipients Present on Kaiser Industries' Economic Relationship with Ghana and Legislative Particularism in Kenya

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


Waist Management

Wednesday, February 1, 2017.  12:15 PM.
Li Ka Shing Center, Rm 130


Losing Weight Together: Working with Your Partner to Make Sustainable Lifestyle Changes

Wednesday, February 1, 2017.  5:30 PM.
401 Quarry Road, Rm 1211


Manual Cinema

Ongoing from February 1, 2017 through February 4, 2017. See details for exact dates and times.
Bing Concert Hall Studio


The Political and Institutional Effects of Brexit

Thursday, February 2, 2017.  12:00 PM.
CISAC Conference Room, Encina Hall (2nd floor)


Chinaka Hodge & Nate Marshall: Breakbeat Poets

Thursday, February 2, 2017.  12:00 PM.
Harmony House


Recruiting Engineer Jane and Astrophysicist Amy: American STEM Advocacy for Girls, 1965-2015

Thursday, February 2, 2017.  12:00 PM.
102-103 Physics/Astrophysics, Varian II, 452 Lomita Mall, Stanford University


CPR and AED

Thursday, February 2, 2017.  1:00 PM.
HRP-Redwood Building, Rm 138B


Partnerships for Mental Health: Narratives of Community and Academic Collaboration | Shashank V. Joshi, MD

Thursday, February 2, 2017.  4:00 PM.
CCSRE Conference Room, Building 360 Main Quad


'Girls Coming to Tech!' A History of American Engineering Education for Women

Thursday, February 2, 2017.  5:30 PM.
Room 101x, Paul Allen Center for Integrated Systems Annex (Allen-X)


Intersections: Zainab Bahrani

Thursday, February 2, 2017.  6:00 PM.
Oshman Hall


Stanford Mathematics presents Ingrid Daubechies "Mathematicians Art Historians & Conservators"

Thursday, February 2, 2017.  7:30 PM.
Cemex Auditorium


CLAS Lecture Series: Becoming Black Political Subjects: Movements and Ethno-Racial Rights in Colombia and Brazil

Friday, February 3, 2017.  12:30 PM.
Bolivar House, 582 Alvarado Row


American Hookup: The New Culture of Sex on Campus

Friday, February 3, 2017.  4:00 PM.
Florence Moore Main Lounge


Wisdom Therapy Applied to Stress and Anger Management

Saturday, February 4, 2017.  9:00 AM.
Li Ka Shing Learning Center, Room 209


Anesthesia Grand Rounds: "Heart Failure Biomarkers in Cardiac Surgery: The BNP Story"

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


Extracting the Universe from the Wave Function

Monday, February 6, 2017.  2:00 PM.
Varian Physics - Room 355


Rathbun Lecture on a Meaningful Life: Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Monday, February 6, 2017.  7:00 PM.
Stanford Memorial Church


Between the New and the Old: How the Media Portrayed a Female Killer in 1930s China

Tuesday, February 7, 2017.  12:00 PM.
Lathrop Library (East Asia Library), Room 224, 518 Memorial Way


Alice Staveley, Michael Widner & Helen Southworth: "Book History Meets Digital Humanities: Designing for the Diasporic Archive in The Modernist Archives Publishing Project (MAPP)"

Tuesday, February 7, 2017.  12:00 PM.
Bldg. 160, Rm. 433A


Perceived Sense: Augmenting Design Interactions

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


Africa Table - Mosquito-Borne Disease Risk and Prevention in Kenya: Making the Invisible Visible

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


Bobbie and Mike Wilsey Distinguished Lecture for 2017: Trevor Paglen

Wednesday, February 8, 2017.  7:00 PM.
Bing Concert Hall


Book Talk: "The Great Leveler" with Walter Scheidel

Thursday, February 9, 2017.  12:00 PM.
CISAC Conference Room, Encina Hall (2nd floor)


Noon Meditation for Staff and Faculty

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


Epigrams and Sociability in the Eighteenth Century: The Manuscript Evidence

Thursday, February 9, 2017.  12:00 PM.
Encina Hall West, Room 219


First Aid

Thursday, February 9, 2017.  1:00 PM.
Health Research Policy (HRP) Building, Rm 138B


"The Marriage Plot, Or, How Jews Fell in Love with Love, and with Literature" with Naomi Seidman

Thursday, February 9, 2017.  5:00 PM.
Building 360, CCSRE Conference Room


Stanford Redwood City Speaker Series: Professor Jeffrey Pfeffer: Power-How Some People Have It- And Others Don't

Thursday, February 9, 2017.  5:30 PM.
Fox Theater, 2215 Broadway Street Redwood City, California 94062


Poetry as Satire

Thursday, February 9, 2017.  6:30 PM.
Cubberley Auditorium


Leonardo Art Science Evening Rendezvous February 2017

Thursday, February 9, 2017.  7:00 PM.
Li Ka Shing Building - Room LK 101/102


Aging at Home with Chronic Illness

Thursday, February 9, 2017.  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 Lynn Stegner

Thursday, February 9, 2017.  7:30 PM.
Geology Corner Auditorium


Tools of Reason: The Practice of Scientific Diagramming from Antiquity to the Present

Ongoing every day from February 10, 2017 through February 11, 2017.  9:00 AM.
Stanford Humanities Center, Levinthal Hall


Apophatic Realism in Fei Mu's "Spring in a Small Town"

Friday, February 10, 2017.  12:00 PM.
East Asian (Lathrop) Library, Room 224, 518 Memorial Way


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


Duality in 2+1 dimensions

Monday, February 13, 2017.  2:00 PM.
Varian Physics - Room 355


Kiki Williams: Unearthing

Monday, February 13, 2017.  5:00 PM.
Papua New Guinea Sculpture Garden


Giving Robots a Life: Writing Personality and Backstory for AI Assistants

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


Africa Table - Mapping Senufo: A Refreshed Look at West African Arts Identified as Senufo

Wednesday, February 15, 2017.  12:00 PM.
Encina Hall West, Room 219, 417 Galvez Mall


Human Decisions and Machine Predictions

Wednesday, February 15, 2017.  12:45 PM.
Stanford Law School, Room 190


The U.S. and China in the Era of Donald Trump

Wednesday, February 15, 2017.  4:15 PM.
Philippines Conference Room, 3rd Floor, Encina Hall, 616 Serra Street


Jonathan Ryan Organ Recital

Wednesday, February 15, 2017.  7:30 PM.
Memorial Church


Book Talk with Norman M. Naimark: Genocide: A World History

Thursday, February 16, 2017.  12:00 PM.
CISAC Conference Room, Encina Hall (2nd floor)


Leveraging Economic Growth for Cultural Vitality and Preservation - Just Placemaking Speaker Series

Thursday, February 16, 2017.  12:00 PM.
Margaret Jacks Terrace Room, 4th Floor, Building 460


HeartMath: Building Resilience and Reducing Stress

Thursday, February 16, 2017.  1:30 PM.
Li Ka Shing Learning Ctr, Rm 306


Women and Leadership

Thursday, February 16, 2017.  4:30 PM.
Location to be announced


Stanford Alumni Reception at NAPE Expo in Houston

Thursday, February 16, 2017.  5:00 PM.
Hilton Americas - Houston, 1600 Lamar Street, Meeting Room 230, Houston TX 77010


Safe and Confident Winter Cycling

Thursday, February 16, 2017.  5:30 PM.
750 Escondido Road, Havana Room


Satan: How a fictional being still shadows our views of gender, race, and politics

Thursday, February 16, 2017.  6:00 PM.
Humanities Center- Levinthal Hall


The Idea of Iranshahr and Its Cultural Heritage

Thursday, February 16, 2017.  6:30 PM.
Building 320, room 105


A Reading with Stuart Dybek, the Stein Visiting Writer

Thursday, February 16, 2017.  8:00 PM.
Bechtel Conference Center, Encina Hall


Global Speaker Series: Jostein Solheim, CEO of Ben & Jerry's

Friday, February 17, 2017.  12:10 PM.
CEMEX Auditorium


Berlin Philharmonic Wind Quintet

Sunday, February 19, 2017.  2:30 PM.
Bing Concert Hall


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


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

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


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


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 Davis

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


Literature of Migration

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


Witchcraft and Social Order in Early Modern Russia

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


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

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


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


WEBINAR: Nutrition Hacks

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


Africa Table - TBA

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


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


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


Africa Table - TBA

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


Iran and South Africa

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


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

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


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

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


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.
TBD (location details included in the event reminder to be sent by March 13)


Black Grace

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


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.  6:00 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


"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


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


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


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


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


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


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

Thursday, May 18, 2017.  6:00 PM.
TBA


Hoover Institution Summer Policy Boot Camp

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