lectures / readings / talks

Colloquium: Dr. Jian Qin

Tuesday, December 23, 2014.
Shriram Center, Room 104


Colloquium: Al Nelson

Tuesday, January 6, 2015.
TBD


Race and Policing: Moving Forward

Tuesday, January 6, 2015.  4:30 PM.
Room 190, Stanford Law School


Colloquium: Michael Hoffmann

Wednesday, January 7, 2015.
Building 200, Room 030


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)


"Should We Create Potential Pandemic Pathogens" presented by Marcel Salathe, Penn State University, for the Morrison Institute Winter Colloquium.

Wednesday, January 7, 2015.  4:15 PM.
Herrin T-175


Constitutional Conversation with Professor Richard Epstein, "The Classical Liberal Constitution"

Wednesday, January 7, 2015.  6:15 PM.
Student Lounge, Stanford Law School


An Evening with Douglas and Mark Kirkland

Thursday, January 8, 2015.  6:00 PM.
CEMEX Auditorium


View From The Top: Sue Desmond-Hellmann, CEO, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Friday, January 9, 2015.  12:00 PM.
CEMEX Auditorium


Colloquium: Dr. James Dahlman

Monday, January 12, 2015.
Shriram Center, Room 104


20 Years Later: What Apartheid Means to Today's South African Students

Monday, January 12, 2015.  11:45 AM.
Bechtel International Center: Assembly Room


Let's Give Them Something To Talk About: What Serial Can Teach Us About Advocacy and the Media

Monday, January 12, 2015.  12:45 PM.
Room 290, Stanford Law School


Grand Juries: An Arcane Institution or Sacred Cow?

Monday, January 12, 2015.  4:00 PM.
Room 180, Stanford Law School


Victims, Heroes, Perpetrators: Remembering the Wehrmacht soldiers in Austria 1945 till today

Monday, January 12, 2015.  4:15 PM.
Lane History Corner, Room 307


How the British Invented Human Rights in an Age of Empire

Tuesday, January 13, 2015.  4:15 PM.
Lane History Corner, room 307


"State preservation by repetitive error detection in superconducting qubits"

Tuesday, January 13, 2015.  4:15 PM.
Hewlett Teaching Center Rm. 200


Stanford and VIA (Volunteers in Asia): 50 years of International Service

Tuesday, January 13, 2015.  5:00 PM.
Bechtel International Center Assembly Room


David Pritchard (Queensland) "Public Spending and Democracy in Classical Athens"

Tuesday, January 13, 2015.  5:15 PM.
Bldg. 110, Rm. 112


Feminine Body, Feminine Mind: The body of Woman in the Iranian women directors' films

Tuesday, January 13, 2015.  6:30 PM.
Pigott Hall, Building 260, Room 113


MEET THE MAKER: Ken Martin

Tuesday, January 13, 2015.  7:00 PM.
The Atrium, Peterson Building 550, Stanford University


Cheryl Strayed, Author of Wild

Tuesday, January 13, 2015.  7:30 PM.
Cemex Auditorium


Avidit Acharya: "Caste, Corruption and Distribution in Uttar Pradesh: Some Data and a Theory."

Wednesday, January 14, 2015.  12:00 PM.
Encina Hall West, Room 208


"Incorporating Rapid Evolutionary Change into Management Decision-Making: The Role of Connectivity," by Professor Marissa Baskett, University of California, Davis, presented by the Morrison Institute Winter Colloquium

Wednesday, January 14, 2015.  4:15 PM.
Herrin Hall T-175


The Luxury Goods Vote: Why the Left Loses from Asymmetric Electoral Accountability

Thursday, January 15, 2015.  12:00 PM.
CISAC Conference room, Encina Hall, 2nd floor


Geophysics Department Seminar: David Eaton, U Calgary

Thursday, January 15, 2015.  12:15 PM.
Mitchell 350/372


Tincture of Humor: The Lighter Side of Medicine

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


Roger W. Heyns Lecture featuring Cardinal Reinhard Marx

Thursday, January 15, 2015.  6:00 PM.
Cemex Auditorium at the Knight Management Center


Colloquium: Dr. Karthish Manthiram

Tuesday, January 20, 2015.
TBD


Implicit Bias and Microaggressions: the Macro Impact of Small Act

Tuesday, January 20, 2015.  3:30 PM.
Tresidder Oak, West


"Atmospheres of Extrasolar Planets in the Super-Earth Era"

Tuesday, January 20, 2015.  4:15 PM.
Hewlett Teaching Center. Rm. 200


Donna Zuckerberg (The Paideia Instititute) "The Clothes Make the Man: Euripides, Aristophanes, and the Evolution of the Ragged Hero"

Tuesday, January 20, 2015.  5:15 PM.
Bldg. 110, Rm. 112


San Francisco Stories: An Evening with David Talbot

Tuesday, January 20, 2015.  7:30 PM.
Cubberley Auditorium, School of Education


Latin Evensong

Wednesday, January 21, 2015.  5:15 PM.
Memorial Church (Side Chapel)


Better Choices, Better Health

Ongoing every week from January 21, 2015 through February 25, 2015.  5:15 PM.
Li Ka Shing Learning Ctr., Rm 308


A Reading by Louise Glück, the Mohr Visiting Poet

Wednesday, January 21, 2015.  8:00 PM.
Cemex Auditorium, Zambrano Hall/North Building, Knight Management Center


Effective Interpersonal Communication for Workplace Wellness

Ongoing from January 22, 2015 through January 22, 2015. See details for exact dates and times.
HRP-Redwood Building, Rm 138B (near the Medical Center)


Francis Fukuyama | A State of Courts and Parties

Thursday, January 22, 2015.  5:30 PM.
Cubberley Auditorium


Invited Lecture: Rafael Calvo, PhD and Dorian Peters

Thursday, January 22, 2015.  6:00 PM.
Clark Center Auditorium


"Reflections of an Attendant to Chan Master Sheng Yen"

Thursday, January 22, 2015.  7:30 PM.
Sanctuary, Old Union, Third Floor


"Venerable Sheng Yen and the Construction of a New Chan School in Taiwan"

Friday, January 23, 2015.  12:15 PM.
Building 70-72A1, Main Quad


Words to End All Wars: A Performance of World War I Writing

Friday, January 23, 2015.  8:00 PM.
Memorial Hall, Pigott Theater


Ardaviraf's Report: A Play Reading by Bahram Beyzaie

Ongoing every day from January 24, 2015 through January 25, 2015.  4:30 PM.
Cubberley Auditorium, School of Education


Colloquium: Dr. Markita LAndry

Monday, January 26, 2015.
Shriram Center, Room 104


Healthy Eating Made Delicious, Sustainable and Fun with Homemade™

Monday, January 26, 2015.  6:00 PM.
Arrillaga Rec Center Kitchen, 700 Alma Street, Menlo Park


Maria Bamford, Comedian

Monday, January 26, 2015.  8:00 PM.
Cemex Auditorium


Walking the Windhover Labyrinth

Ongoing every week from January 27, 2015 through February 3, 2015.  12:00 PM.
TBD


What Women Want: An Agenda for the Women's Movement

Tuesday, January 27, 2015.  4:15 PM.
Levinthal Hall, Stanford Humanities Center, 424 Santa Teresa St. 94305 Stanford University


Constitutional Conversation with Professor Nicholas Aroney: American Federalism in Comparative Perspective: A View from the Antipodes

Tuesday, January 27, 2015.  5:45 PM.
Student Lounge, Stanford Law School


Falu Bakrania: "Bhangra and Asian Underground: South Asian Music and the Politics of Belonging in Britain"

Wednesday, January 28, 2015.  12:00 PM.
Encina Hall West, Room 208


Maria Gitin, Civil Rights Veteran, Activist and Author

Wednesday, January 28, 2015.  12:00 PM.
Black Community Services Center, Henry & Monique Brandon Community Room


Thomas Schmitz (Bonn/Stanford)

Wednesday, January 28, 2015.  5:00 PM.
Bldg. 110, Rm. 112


Thinking Across Boundaries

Thursday, January 29, 2015.  5:00 PM.
Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences, 75 Alta Road


Conversation with Choreographer Bill T. Jones

Thursday, January 29, 2015.  5:30 PM.
Bing Concert Hall, Gunn Atrium


From Dunhuang, China, to the Getty Center, Los Angeles: Opportunities and Challenges of Exhibiting Buddhist Cave Temples and Their Art

Thursday, January 29, 2015.  6:00 PM.
Levinthal Hall, Stanford Humanities Center


The Stuff of Life: Hope When You Need it Most

Thursday, January 29, 2015.  7:00 PM.
Stanford Blood Center, 3373 Hillview Avenue, Palo Alto, CA


Colloquium: Dr. Veronica Augustyn

Monday, February 2, 2015.
Shriram Center, Room 104


WEBINAR: Nutrition and Wellness During Pregnancy

Monday, February 2, 2015.  12:00 PM.
Your computer


Jason Cons: Territorial Corrosions: Unstable Lands and Symbolic Developments at the India-Bangladesh Border

Wednesday, February 4, 2015.  12:00 PM.
Encina Hall West, Room 208


Nutrition for Action

Ongoing every week from February 4, 2015 through February 11, 2015.  12:00 PM.
Education Bldg. (Cubberly), Rm 334 


Andrej Petrovic (Durham) "Divine Bondage and Greek Ritual"

Wednesday, February 4, 2015.  5:15 PM.
Bldg. 110, Rm. 112


Jazz Talk at the Cantor

Thursday, February 5, 2015.  12:00 PM.
Cantor Arts Center


An Introduction to HeartMath Programs

Thursday, February 5, 2015.  12:00 PM.
CCSR Rm 4205 (near medical center)


Art History Lecture Series with Harry Cooper

Thursday, February 5, 2015.  5:30 PM.
Cummings Art Building, AR2


Constitutional Conversation with Professor Burt Neuborne: Rediscovering Madison's Music

Thursday, February 5, 2015.  5:45 PM.
Student Lounge, Stanford Law School


Emerson String Quartet

Thursday, February 5, 2015.  7:30 PM.
Bing Concert Hall


WWI in Film: Lawrence of Arabia

Thursday, February 5, 2015.  7:30 PM.
Annenberg Auditorium


Martial Arts for the Mind: Stress and Resiliency Skills for the Workplace

Friday, February 6, 2015.  9:00 AM.
Clark Center, Rm S361


Colloquium: Dr. Albert Keung

Monday, February 9, 2015.
Shriram Center, Room 104


Can Sustainable Intensification Feed the World?

Tuesday, February 10, 2015.  4:00 PM.
TBA


Megan Moodie: The Promise of Protection, 1875-1919: Notes towards a transnational history of India's reservation policy

Wednesday, February 11, 2015.  12:00 PM.
Encina Hall West, Room 208


A Reading by Joyce Carol Oates, the Stein Visiting Writer

Wednesday, February 11, 2015.  8:00 PM.
Cemex Auditorium, Zambrano Hall, Knight Management Center


Healthy Kitchen, Happy Heart: A Glimpse at Heart Healthy Cooking

Thursday, February 12, 2015.  1:30 PM.
3160 Porter Drive, Palo Alto, Pacific Ocean Rm


"Seeing Buddha, the Photographic Experience"

Thursday, February 12, 2015.  6:00 PM.
Levinthal Hall, Stanford Humanities Center


Institutional and Behavioral Challenges to Solving “Easy” Problems in International Development: The Case of Micronutrient Deficiencies in India

Friday, February 13, 2015.  12:00 PM.
CISAC Central Conference Room, Encina Hall, 2nd Floor


Let's Fall in Love: A Special Valentine's Day Celebration

Saturday, February 14, 2015.  8:00 PM.
Braun Music Center, Dinkelspiel Auditorium


Colloquium: Dr. Milo Lin

Tuesday, February 17, 2015.
TBD


WEBINAR Butter is Not Back! : A Scientific Review of the Impact of Saturated Fats Versus “Good Fats” on our Arteries

Wednesday, February 18, 2015.  12:00 PM.
Your computer


I'm Not a Terrorist, But I've Played One on TV

Wednesday, February 18, 2015.  6:30 PM.
Cubberley Auditorium, School of Education


The Nile Project

Wednesday, February 18, 2015.  7:30 PM.
Bing Concert Hall


Emma Blake (U. of Arizona)

Thursday, February 19, 2015.  5:15 PM.
Bldg. 110, Rm. 112


Studio Lecture Series with Mark Fox

Thursday, February 19, 2015.  5:30 PM.
Cummings Art Building, AR2


Musical Dialogue with Jordi Savall

Thursday, February 19, 2015.  7:00 PM.
Bechtel International Center


Self-Regulatory Lessons From the U.S. Commercial Nuclear Power Industry: Why Does It Work and Why Can't It Be Replicated?

Monday, February 23, 2015.  4:15 PM.
NVIDIA auditorium, Huang Engineering


Constitutional Conversation with Kurt Lash, "The Fourteenth Amendment and the Privileges and Immunities of American Citizenship."

Monday, February 23, 2015.  5:45 PM.
Student Lounge, Stanford Law School


Earth Matters/Continuing Studies Panel: A Matter of Degrees

Tuesday, February 24, 2015.  7:30 PM.
School of Education, Cubberley Auditorium


Najia Ashar: The Evolution of Electronic Media in Pakistan: Its Impact on Society and Challenges

Wednesday, February 25, 2015.  12:00 PM.
Encina Hall West, Room 208


Tending Your Inner Ecosystem: Nutrition for your Digestive System

Wednesday, February 25, 2015.  5:30 PM.
Li Ka Shing Learning Center 306


Understanding the Science of Willpower in Managing Your Weight

Thursday, February 26, 2015.  12:00 PM.
Main Quad, Bldg. 320, Rm 105


Pre-Diabetes...A Wake Up Call: What To Do About Elevated Blood Sugars

Ongoing every week from February 26, 2015 through March 12, 2015.  12:30 PM.
Main Quad, Bldg. 160, Rm 318


The Garden in the Carpet / The Carpet in the Garden

Thursday, February 26, 2015.  6:30 PM.
Pigott Hall, Building 260, Room 113


Colloquium: Dr. Kate Adamala

Monday, March 2, 2015.
Shriram Center, Room 104


WEBINAR The Menstrual Cycle: What's Normal/What's Not Across The Lifespan

Monday, March 2, 2015.  11:30 AM.
Your computer


Good Reading for the Million: The "Paperback Revolution" and the Diffusion of Academic Knowledge in Mid-20th Century Britain and America

Tuesday, March 3, 2015.  4:15 PM.
Lane History Corner, room 307


Tehran At Twilight/Tehran Noir

Thursday, March 5, 2015.  6:30 PM.
Pigott Hall, Building 260, Room 113


Larissa MacFarquhar | Everything was a Matter of Life and Death

Friday, March 6, 2015.  7:00 PM.
Cemex Auditorium


Annual Webster Lecture with Richard Hunter (Cambridge)

Monday, March 9, 2015.  5:15 PM.
Bldg. 110, Rm. 112


Isolation and Proliferation: Israel, America, and the South African Nuclear Weapons Program

Tuesday, March 10, 2015.  6:30 PM.
Pigott Hall, Room 113


IRAN USA

Thursday, March 12, 2015.  6:30 PM.
Pigott Hall, Building 260, Room 113


WWI in Film: Gallipoli

Thursday, March 12, 2015.  7:30 PM.
Annenberg Auditorium


Why Policy Interventions and Foreign Aid Have Yielded So Little: The Origins and Impact of Long Run Political and Economic Institutions

Friday, March 13, 2015.  12:00 PM.
CISAC Central Conference Room, Encina Hall, 2nd Floor


Colloquium: Donald Ingber

Monday, April 6, 2015.
Building 430, Room 041


Earth Matters/Continuing Studies Panel: Sustainability: Is it too late?

Wednesday, April 8, 2015.  7:30 PM.
TBD


St Lawrence String Quartet

Sunday, April 12, 2015.  2:30 PM.
Bing Concert Hall


Andrea Rotstein (Tel-Aviv)

Wednesday, April 15, 2015.  5:15 PM.
Bldg. 110, Rm. 112


Christensen Distinguished Lecture with Svetlana Alpers

Thursday, April 16, 2015.  5:30 PM.
Cummings Art Building


"The Expedition of the French Sinologist Paul Pelliot to Chinese Turkestan and China, 1906-1909"

Thursday, April 16, 2015.  6:00 PM.
Levinthal Hall, Stanford Humanities Center


Colloquium: Dr. Eric Furst

Monday, April 20, 2015.
Building 420, Room 041


Bernhard Palme (Vienna/Berkeley)

Monday, April 27, 2015.  5:15 PM.
Bldg. 110, Rm. 112


William Johnson (Duke)

Wednesday, April 29, 2015.  5:15 PM.
Bldg. 110, Rm. 112


"Film screening of "Saving Mes Aynak" with Introduction by Producer, David Huffman"

Thursday, May 7, 2015.  7:30 PM.
Levinthal Hall, Stanford Humanities Center


The 40th Annual David M. Mason Lectures in Chemical Engineering presented by Pablo Debenedetti

Ongoing every day from May 11, 2015 through May 13, 2015.
TBD


James Pennebaker, Author of The Secret Life of Pronouns

Tuesday, May 12, 2015.  7:30 PM.
Cubberley Auditorium


"Dying to Give: Buddhism and Cadaver Donations for Medical Education in Modern Taiwan"

Thursday, May 14, 2015.  7:30 PM.
Levinthal Hall, Stanford Humanities Center


Selected Shorts

Friday, May 15, 2015.  7:30 PM.
Bing Concert Hall


Colloquium: Yi Tang

Monday, May 18, 2015.
Building 420, Room 041


David Elmer (Harvard)

Monday, May 18, 2015.  5:15 PM.
Bldg. 110, Rm. 112


"Zongmi's Strategy for Reconciling Meditative Practice and Textual Study"

Thursday, May 28, 2015.  7:30 PM.
Levinthal Hall, Stanford Humanities Center


Colloquium: Dr. Eric Dufresne

Monday, June 1, 2015.
Building 420, Room 041