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


View From The Top: Philippe Dauman, Executive Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer, Viacom Inc.

Thursday, May 5, 2016.  12:10 PM.
CEMEX Auditorium


Equine-imity—Stress Reduction In the Company of Horses

Thursday, May 5, 2016.  4:00 PM.
Webb Ranch, 2720 Alpine Road, Portola Valley


Forum on the Future of Higher Education in the Bay Area

Thursday, May 5, 2016.  4:00 PM.
Barnum Hub


GANDHIAN NONVIOLENT STRUGGLE & UNTOUCHABILITY IN SOUTH INDIA: VYKOM 1924-25

Thursday, May 5, 2016.  4:30 PM.
Educ313 (Cubberley)


2016 Symbolic Systems Distinguished Speaker: Eliezer Yudkowsky

Thursday, May 5, 2016.  5:00 PM.
Hewlett 201


Faculty Lecture: Gail Wight

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


Martha Rosler Appearing in Public: Public Sphere and Public Space

Thursday, May 5, 2016.  7:00 PM.
Building 420, Jordan Hall Room 040


Update on Celiac Disease

Thursday, May 5, 2016.  7:00 PM.
Stanford Health Library, Hoover Pavilion, 211 Quarry Road Suite 201, Palo Alto, CA 94304


The Story of Mulan: Women and War in Early Medieval China

Thursday, May 5, 2016.  7:30 PM.
Knight Building, Room 102, 521 Memorial Way


CLAS Lecture Series: Religion and Violence: A Latino American Paradox? The Case of Peruvian Suburban Cities

Friday, May 6, 2016.  12:30 PM.
Bolivar House, 582 Alvarado Row


The Body as Social Sculpture Cassils

Friday, May 6, 2016.  2:00 PM.
McMurtry Building, Art350, 355 Roth Way


lynda.com at Stanford (FREE Tech Briefing)

Friday, May 6, 2016.  3:00 PM.
Turing Auditorium (Polya Hall, Room 111)


The Haydn Project: Ben Simon and the San Francisco Chamber Orchestra All-Stars

Saturday, May 7, 2016.  8:00 PM.
Cubberley Auditorium, School of Education


Twelve Steps to a Compassionate Life - Book Discussion

Ongoing every week from May 1, 2016 through May 22, 2016.  11:30 AM.
Memorial Church


CANCELED - An Ethical Realist Critique of Western Policy Towards Russia

Monday, May 9, 2016.  12:00 PM.
Building 200, Lane History Corner, Room 307


Lecture on “Myth, Allegory, and Faith: the Kirk Edward Long Collection of Mannerist Prints”

Monday, May 9, 2016.  5:30 PM.
Cantor auditorium


Stanford Bookstore Meet the Author: Audrey Greathouse

Monday, May 9, 2016.  6:00 PM.
Stanford Bookstore


Talk by HH Chamgon Kenting Tai Situpa: "Truth in a Multi-Religious World"

Monday, May 9, 2016.  7:00 PM.
Stanford Memorial Church


Superconductivity and Quantum Mechanics at the Macro-Scale - Steve Kivelson (Lecture 1)

Monday, May 9, 2016.  7:00 PM.
HEWLETT 201


An Evening with Philip Knight, founder of Nike

Monday, May 9, 2016.  7:00 PM.
Cemex Auditorium, Zambrano Hall, GSB


"Goethe's Free Market Approach to World Literature" - A Lecture by Professor Martin Puchner

Tuesday, May 10, 2016.  12:00 PM.
Pigott Hall (Bldg 260), room 252


Office Playgrounds: Can Freedom Be Programmed?

Tuesday, May 10, 2016.  12:00 PM.
Braun Lecture Hall, Seeley G. Mudd Chemistry Building


Town Hall Meeting with Provost John Etchemendy

Tuesday, May 10, 2016.  12:00 PM.
Dinkelspiel Auditorium


"Stories And Storytelling" A Talk By Wang Anyi (Presented In CHINESE ONLY)

Tuesday, May 10, 2016.  4:15 PM.
Lathrop Library, Room 224, 518 Memorial Way


Entrepreneurship in India: Opportunities and Challenges for Building Local and Global Business

Tuesday, May 10, 2016.  4:30 PM.
Skilling Auditorium


National Security Regulation: Another Source of Enterprise Risk for Tech Companies

Tuesday, May 10, 2016.  5:15 PM.
Room 190, Stanford Law School


Malignant: How Cancer Becomes Us - A Conversation with Department of Anthropology Professor Lochlann Jain

Tuesday, May 10, 2016.  5:30 PM.
Bldg. 200- Rm. 305


Stanford Bookstore Meet the Author: Philip Zimbardo

Tuesday, May 10, 2016.  6:00 PM.
Stanford Bookstore


Fareed Zakaria: "America in a New World"

Tuesday, May 10, 2016.  7:00 PM.
Cemex Auditorium


"The Parables of Jesus: Jewish Stories, Christian (mis)interpretation, Universal Lessons" with Amy-Jill Levine

Tuesday, May 10, 2016.  7:30 PM.
CCSRE Conference Room, Bldg. 360


WEBINAR: Intro to Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR)

Wednesday, May 11, 2016.  12:00 PM.
Your computer


Africa Table - The First 30 Years of African Studies at Stanford: An Anniversary Reflection

Wednesday, May 11, 2016.  12:00 PM.
Philippines Conference Room, 3rd Floor, Encina Hall, 616 Serra Street


Ryan Gingeras: The Revolution Looks Inward

Wednesday, May 11, 2016.  4:00 PM.
Encina Hall West Room 219


Dr. Bernhard Woytek, "Numismatics and the Mind of Man: The Study of Ancient Coins from the Renaissance to the 21st Century"

Wednesday, May 11, 2016.  5:00 PM.
Green Library


Earth Matters: What "Virtual Earthquakes" Can Tell About the Big One

Wednesday, May 11, 2016.  7:30 PM.
Cubberley Auditorium, School of Education


Writing “Silicon Valley:” Lunch Converation with Carrie Kemper (Stanford '06), Television Writer

Thursday, May 12, 2016.  12:00 PM.
Oak Lounge East, Tresidder Memorial Union


President Hennessy's Annual Address to the Academic Council: President Hennessy on the State of the University

Thursday, May 12, 2016.  3:15 PM.
Cemex Auditorium, Knight Management Center


2016 Annual Boething Lecture: Todd Dawson

Thursday, May 12, 2016.  4:00 PM.
Geo Corner Building 320, room 105


Book Event - "The Last Thousand: One School's Promise in a Nation at War" by Jeffrey Stern

Thursday, May 12, 2016.  4:30 PM.
Encina Hall West, Room 219


Christensen Distinguished Lecture with Rebecca Solnit

Thursday, May 12, 2016.  5:30 PM.
McMurtry Building, Oshman Hall, 355 Roth Way


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


An Iranian Chef's Journey from Persia to Napa

Thursday, May 12, 2016.  7:00 PM.
Building 370, Room 370


Global Speaker Series with CEO of Unilever, Paul Polman

Friday, May 13, 2016.  12:10 PM.
CEMEX Auditorium


CLAS Lecture Series: Technology and the Search for Progress in Modern Mexico

Friday, May 13, 2016.  12:30 PM.
Bolivar House, 582 Alvarado Row


Competent, Compassionate Communication in the Workplace

Friday, May 13, 2016.  12:30 PM.
Clark Center, Rm S361


Law and Pop Culture – Billions: Money, Financial Crime, and Legal Ethics

Saturday, May 14, 2016.  10:00 AM.
Stanford Law School, Room 190


Innovative Mechanisms to End Impunity in Central America and Mexico: a Talk with Mirte Postema

Monday, May 16, 2016.  12:45 PM.
Stanford Law School, Room 280A, Crown Quadrangle, 559 Nathan Abbott Way


PhD Oral: Nathaniel Sloan

Monday, May 16, 2016.  4:30 PM.
Braun Music Center, Rm 103


Ethics of Democracy: A Conversation with Barbara Kruger

Monday, May 16, 2016.  5:30 PM.
CEMEX Auditorium


Superconductivity and Quantum Mechanics at the Macro-Scale - Steve Kivelson (Lecture 2)

Monday, May 16, 2016.  7:00 PM.
HEWLETT 201


A Reading & Conversation with Poet Camille Dungy

Monday, May 16, 2016.  7:00 PM.
Terrace Room, Margaret Jacks Hall


The Troubles with Game History: Objects and Game Play

Tuesday, May 17, 2016.  12:00 PM.
Braun Lecture Hall, Seeley G. Mudd Chemistry Building


A Moldavian Holodomor? The Great Famine in Soviet Moldova, 1946-1947

Tuesday, May 17, 2016.  12:00 PM.
Lane History Corner, Building 200, Room 307


Lawyers as Leaders: Stephen B. Bright

Tuesday, May 17, 2016.  12:45 PM.
Stanford Law School, Room 290


The Department of Art & Art History: Past, Present and Future

Tuesday, May 17, 2016.  5:05 PM.
Braun Auditorium


Theodora Hadjimichael (LMU Munich): Seeds of Hellenistic Scholarship in Plato's Dialogues

Tuesday, May 17, 2016.  5:15 PM.
Building 110, Rm 112


Africa Table - When the Ancestor Speaks: Memory, Trauma, and Healing in The Ariran's Last Life

Wednesday, May 18, 2016.  12:00 PM.
Encina Hall West, Room 219, 417 Galvez Mall


Byron Katie Shares "The Work"

Wednesday, May 18, 2016.  12:00 PM.
CEMEX Auditorium at the Knight Management Center


"All-Over:" Studio Lecture Series with Casey Raes

Wednesday, May 18, 2016.  5:30 PM.
ART350, McMurtry Building, 355 Roth Way


Stefano Aresi: Understanding the Vocal Phenomenon – The Castrato Luigi Marchesi and the Art of Singing – New date!

Wednesday, May 18, 2016.  5:30 PM.
CCRMA Stage, The Knoll


Spring Lecture Series

Wednesday, May 18, 2016.  6:30 PM.
518 Memorial Way, Stanford, CA 94305 First Floor, Bishop Auditorium


Fourth Annual Stephen H. Schneider Memorial Lecture: Will Allen

Wednesday, May 18, 2016.  07:30 PM.
CEMEX Auditorium - 655 Knight Way


“Migrating Tales: The Talmud's Narratives and Their Historical Context” with Richard Kalmin

Thursday, May 19, 2016.  12:00 PM.
CCSRE Conference Room, Bldg. 360


Is an Electric Vehicle Right for You?

Thursday, May 19, 2016.  5:30 PM.
1070 Arastradero Road, Rm 202A/B


Memory, Cloth, Body, Text: Calling Egungun (the Bones) to Life

Thursday, May 19, 2016.  5:30 PM.
Bolivar House, 582 Alvarado Row


Lecture: Renee Bott of Paulson Bott Press

Thursday, May 19, 2016.  6:30 PM.
Anderson Collection at Stanford University


Minimally Invasive Aesthetic and Functional Jaw Surgery — State of the Art

Thursday, May 19, 2016.  7:00 PM.
Stanford Health Library, Hoover Pavilion, 211 Quarry Road Suite 201, Palo Alto CA 94304


Stanford Player Piano Project and Material Imagination Workshop

Friday, May 20, 2016.  3:00 PM.
Dinkelspiel Auditorium


The O'Donohue Family Stanford Educational Farm Open House

Saturday, May 21, 2016.  10:00 AM.
Stanford University, The O'Donohue Family Stanford Educational Farm


Annual Webster Lecture with Denis Feeney

Monday, May 23, 2016.  5:15 PM.
Building 110, Rm 112


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


Conversations on Compassion with Andres Edwards

Tuesday, May 24, 2016.  6:00 PM.
Cubberley Auditorium


Exploring death in modern China

Wednesday, May 25, 2016.  12:00 PM.
Lathrop Library, Room 224, 518 Memorial Way


Africa Table - Engaging Africa: Broadening Perspectives - A CAS Anniversary Roundtable

Wednesday, May 25, 2016.  12:00 PM.
Encina Hall West, Room 219, 417 Galvez Mall


Conversations on Compassion with Emma Seppala, PhD

Wednesday, May 25, 2016.  6:00 PM.
Cubberley Auditorium


Ritual Seals as Evidence for Silk Road Studies

Wednesday, May 25, 2016.  7:30 PM.
Knight Building, Room 102, 521 Memorial Way


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

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


Iranian Intellectuals of the 1960's

Thursday, May 26, 2016.  6:30 PM.
Building 320, Room 105


Cafe Scientifique: Women in Academic Medicine

Thursday, May 26, 2016.  7:00 PM.
Stanford Blood Center, 3373 Hillview Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304


CREEES Capstone Presentations

Friday, May 27, 2016.  12:00 PM.
Encina Hall West, Room 219


WEBINAR: My Voice and My Wishes: Completing an Advanced Health Care Directive

Tuesday, May 31, 2016.  12:00 PM.
Your computer


Animal Character and Nonhuman Consciousness in 20th Century America

Tuesday, May 31, 2016.  6:00 PM.
Margaret Jacks Hall (Bldg. 460)


Africa Table - Center for African Studies M.A. Student Capstone Presentations

Wednesday, June 1, 2016.  12:00 PM.
Encina Hall West, Room 219, 417 Galvez Mall


Angles on Art Gallery Talk: Duane Hansen's “Slab Man (1974-75)”

Wednesday, June 1, 2016.  5:30 PM.
Freidenrich Family Gallery, Cantor 2nd floor


Healthy Kitchen: The Mediterranean Way

Thursday, June 2, 2016.  1:30 PM.
425 Broadway (Redwood City), Palm Rm A/B


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

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


Stress Eating and Other Non-hunger Eating

Thursday, June 2, 2016.  5:30 PM.
Medical School Office Bldg. (MSOB), Rm 303


Going to Africa this Summer?

Thursday, June 2, 2016.  5:30 PM.
Bechtel International Center, Assembly Room, 584 Capistrano Way


Book Presentation: "Comrade Baron: A Journey Through the Vanishing World of the Transylvanian Aristocracy"

Thursday, June 2, 2016.  5:30 PM.
Building 260, Pigott Hall (Room 113), 450 Serra Mall, Stanford University


Spring Lecture Series

Thursday, June 2, 2016.  6:30 PM.
518 Memorial Way, Stanford, CA 94305 First Floor, Bishop Auditorium


What is Venous Disease Exactly?

Thursday, June 9, 2016.  7:00 PM.
Stanford Health Library, Hoover Pavilion, 211 Quarry Road Suite 201, Palo Alto CA 94304


Ultrafast X-ray Summer Seminar (UXSS2016) Welcome Reception

Sunday, June 12, 2016.  5:30 PM.
Stanford Guest House at SLAC 2575 Sand Hill RD


Ultrafast X-ray Summer Seminar (UXSS2016)

Ongoing every day from June 13, 2016 through June 16, 2016.
SLAC, Research Support Building, Panofsky Auditorium, 2575 Sand Hill RD


Leonardo Art Science Evening Rendezvous June 2016

Thursday, June 16, 2016.  7:00 PM.
Li Ka Shing Center, Room LK120


SLSQ Chamber Music Seminar 2016: Key Note Presentation with Samuel Zygmuntowicz – The Strad3D Project

Sunday, June 19, 2016.  2:30 PM.
Campbell Recital Hall


iPhone and iPad Apps to Improve Productivity (Lecture)

Wednesday, July 13, 2016.  9:00 AM.
Redwood Hall, RM: G19


Google Docs and Stanford Box (Lecture)

Thursday, July 14, 2016.  9:00 AM.
Redwood Hall, RM: G19


The Best Excel Techniques You've Never Heard Of (Lecture)

Monday, July 18, 2016.  9:00 AM.
Redwood Hall, RM: G19


Beginning Programming (Lecture at Porter Drive)

Monday, July 18, 2016.  1:00 PM.
Redwood Hall, RM: G19


Managing and Organizing your Email Inbox, Electronic Documents, and Papers (Lecture)

Tuesday, July 19, 2016.  9:00 AM.
Redwood Hall, RM: G19


Social Media and Business Applications (Lecture)

Tuesday, July 19, 2016.  1:00 PM.
Redwood Hall, RM: G19


Adobe Creative Suite - Harnessing Your Creative Potential (Lecture)

Wednesday, July 20, 2016.  9:00 AM.
Redwood Hall, RM: G19


Photoshop: Complexity Made Simple (Lecture)

Wednesday, July 20, 2016.  1:00 PM.
Redwood Hall, RM: G19


Project Management: Practices and Tools (Lecture)

Friday, July 22, 2016.  9:00 AM.
Redwood Hall, RM: G19


Drupal for Novices (Lecture)

Monday, August 15, 2016.  9:00 AM.
Polya Hall, RM: 111, Turing Auditorium


Stanford Document Management Tools: Box, Docs & OneDrive

Monday, August 15, 2016.  1:00 PM.
Polya Hall, RM: 111, Turing Auditorium


Using PowerPoint as a Powerful Communication Tool (Lecture)

Wednesday, August 17, 2016.  1:00 PM.
Polya Hall, RM: 111, Turing Auditorium


InDesign: Creating Efficient Layouts (Lecture)

Thursday, August 18, 2016.  9:00 AM.
Polya Hall, RM: 111, Turing Auditorium


The Best Excel Techniques You've Never Heard Of (Lecture)

Friday, August 19, 2016.  9:00 AM.
Polya Hall, RM: 111, Turing Auditorium


Project Management: Practices and Tools (Lecture)

Friday, August 19, 2016.  1:00 PM.
Polya Hall, RM: 111, Turing Auditorium


Colum McCann Reading, part of the Lane Lecture Series

Monday, October 3, 2016.  8:00 PM.
TBA


Jazz 100: The Music of Dizzy, Ella, Mongo, & Monk

Thursday, October 6, 2016.  7:30 PM.
Bing Concert Hall


Rhiannon Giddens and Dirk Powell

Wednesday, November 16, 2016.  7:30 PM.
Bing Concert Hall


Black Violin

Friday, January 27, 2017.  7:30 PM.
Bing Concert Hall


Manual Cinema

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


Berlin Philharmonic Wind Quintet

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


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

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


Black Grace

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


Emerson String Quartet

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


Anoushka Shankar

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


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


St. Lawrence String Quartet Good Friday Concert

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


Alisa Weilerstein and Inon Barnatan

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


The Colorado

Thursday, April 27, 2017.  7:30 PM.
Bing Concert Hall


The Box Brothers

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