humanities

Movements for Change: The Bob Fitch Photography Archive at Stanford Libraries

Ongoing every day from September 30, 2014 through February 21, 2015.  10:00 AM.
Green Library Bing Wing


The New Landscape: Experiments in Light by Gyorgy Kepes

Ongoing every day from July 24, 2014 through November 17, 2014.  11:00 AM.
Cantor Arts Center, just off Palm Drive, at Museum Way and Lomita Drive


Drama of Heaven and Earth: The Theatrical Traditions of Japan

Ongoing every day from September 17, 2014 through June 8, 2015.  11:00 AM.
Cantor Arts Center, just off Palm Drive, at Museum Way and Lomita Drive


All Tomorrow's Parties

Ongoing from September 30, 2014 through December 7, 2014. See details for exact dates and times.
Stanford Art Gallery


Voice Students of Wendy Hillhouse: Cabaret

Saturday, November 1, 2014.  7:30 PM.
Dinkelspiel Auditorium


Asian American Theater Project Presents: Ching Chong Chinaman

Ongoing every day from October 30, 2014 through November 1, 2014.  8:00 PM.
Roble Dorm Theater


Family Sundays at the Cantor Arts Center

Ongoing every week from October 5, 2014 through October 1, 2017.  12:30 PM.
Cantor Arts Center, just off Palm Drive, at Museum Way and Lomita Drive


Shenson Recital Series: Stephen Salters, baritone, and Laura Dahl, piano

Sunday, November 2, 2014.  2:30 PM.
Campbell Recital Hall


"Power of Miniature: Virtual Pilgrimage & Virtual Cosmos in Liao Architecture (907-1125)"

Monday, November 3, 2014.  12:00 PM.
260-216 (Piggot Hall)


Clara Sumpf Yiddish Lecture Series with Anna Shternshis

Monday, November 3, 2014.  12:00 PM.
CCSRE Conference Room


Christoph K. Neumann: The Mevlevi Dervishes and the Ottomans

Monday, November 3, 2014.  12:15 PM.
Stanford Humanities Center, Board Room (424 Santa Teresa)


Clara Sumpf Yiddish Lecture Series with Anna Shternshis

Monday, November 3, 2014.  4:00 PM.
CCSRE Conference Room


Masterclass with Stephen Salters, baritone

Monday, November 3, 2014.  4:15 PM.
Campbell Recital Hall


Energy Seminar: Max Tavoni, Modeling Post 2020 Global Climate Change Policies (Confessions of an Integrated Assessment Modeler)

Monday, November 3, 2014.  4:15 PM.
NVIDIA auditorium, Huang Engineering


Windhover Tuesday Tours

Ongoing every week from October 14, 2014 through June 20, 2017.  10:00 AM.
Meet at Windhover Contemplative Center entrance, located on Santa Teresa Street at Sam Morris Way, between Governor's Avenue and Lomita Drive.


German Studies Lecture Series: “The Poetics of Waste and Wastefulness – Fatih Akin Films Garbage in the Garden Eden”

Tuesday, November 4, 2014.  12:00 PM.
260-252


Nick Rasmussen, UNSW, Australia, "The First Obesity Epidemic and the Problems of Public Health in Early Cold War America"

Tuesday, November 4, 2014.  12:00 PM.
Bldg 200 Room 15


The Politics of Intimacy on University Campuses in South Africa

Tuesday, November 4, 2014.  5:30 PM.
Levinthal Hall, Humanities Center, 424 Santa Teresa Street


Oil & Water, A Documentary

Tuesday, November 4, 2014.  7:00 PM.
285 Santa Teresa St, Stanford, CA 94305


Toy Models: Public Lecture on Mathematics

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


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)


Archaeology Lunch Club: "Art, Animism and Power" with Chris Gosden

Wednesday, November 5, 2014.  12:00 PM.
Bldg. 500, archaeology center, room 106


NOON CONCERT: Piano Students of Frederick Weldy

Wednesday, November 5, 2014.  12:15 PM.
Campbell Recital Hall


Department of Anthropology- Meet n' Greet!

Wednesday, November 5, 2014.  3:30 PM.
BLDG 50- 51A


A Civilization of Discontents: Social Media Demystified

Wednesday, November 5, 2014.  5:15 PM.
Building 260 (Pigott Hall), Room 252


Personal Journeys Across The Borders Of Language

Wednesday, November 5, 2014.  6:00 PM.
Levinthal Hall, Stanford Humanities Center


Film Screening: Christian Petzold's "The State I Am In" (2000)

Wednesday, November 5, 2014.  7:00 PM.
Building 260 (Pigott Hall), Room 113


The René Girard Lectures - "The Last Superstition" with Roberto Calasso

Wednesday, November 5, 2014.  7:00 PM.
Cubberley Auditorium


Women and the Great War

Ongoing every day from November 6, 2014 through March 21, 2015.  11:00 AM.
Herbert Hoover Memorial Exhibit Pavilion (near Hoover Tower)


Robert Frank Thursday Tours

Ongoing every week from September 18, 2014 through January 1, 2015.  12:15 PM.
Cantor Arts Center (meet in Main Lobby)


RICSRE Seminar Series Special Event, Gary Segura and Matt Barreto

Thursday, November 6, 2014.  4:00 PM.
Levinthal Hall, Stanford Humanities Center, 424 Santa Teresa Street


Archaeology Distinguished Lecture: "English Landscapes and Identities" with Chris Gosden

Thursday, November 6, 2014.  05:00 PM.
Bldg. 500, archaeology center, rm. 106


La violencia, la dictadura y la globalización: arte y política en el Perú contemporáneo

Thursday, November 6, 2014.  5:15 PM.
Pigott Hall, Bldg. 260-216


2014 Alexander Dallin Lecture

Thursday, November 6, 2014.  6:00 PM.
Pigott Hall, Room 113


"Monks, Silks and Spices: Towards a History of Buddhist Mobility in the 2nd-millennium Indian Ocean Region"

Thursday, November 6, 2014.  6:00 PM.
Main Quad, Bldg. 70, Room 72A1


Denise Spellberg: Thomas Jefferson's Qur'an: Islam and the Founders

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


Kisses to the Children

Thursday, November 6, 2014.  06:30 PM.
Cummings Art Building Room 2


Sri Lanka Graduate Student Conference: Sri Lanka Otherwise? Resituating Topography and Temporality

Ongoing every day from November 7, 2014 through November 8, 2014.
Multiple locations- see below


Ends of American Art Conference

Ongoing from November 7, 2014 through November 8, 2014. See details for exact dates and times.
GSB Knight Management Center


Crisis in Ukraine: Lessons for the Future of International Relations

Friday, November 7, 2014.  12:00 PM.
Encina Hall West, Room 208


NOON CONCERT: Flute Students of Greer Ellison

Friday, November 7, 2014.  12:15 PM.
Campbell Recital Hall


Philosophy Faculty Book Talk with Michael Bratman

Friday, November 7, 2014.  3:15 PM.
90-92Q


Brihannala: A performance by Aniruddhan Vasudevan that incorporates movement, story-telling, and spoken word.

Friday, November 7, 2014.  6:30 PM.
ART 4, Cumnings Art Building


Stanford Wind Ensemble and Crystal Children's Choir

Friday, November 7, 2014.  7:30 PM.
Bing Concert Hall


Stanford Philharmonia Orchestra

Saturday, November 8, 2014.  7:30 PM.
Bing Concert Hall


Stanford Philharmonia Orchestra

Sunday, November 9, 2014.  2:30 PM.
Bing Concert Hall


Science of Compassion 2014

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


Honoring the Ghosts: Celebrating Veteran's Day at the Anderson Collection at Stanford

Monday, November 10, 2014.  1:00 PM.
The Anderson Collection at Stanford


Energy Seminar: Dan Arvizu, Director of National Renewable Energy Laboratory, moderated by Jeffrey Ball, Scholar in Residence, Steyer-Taylor Center for Energy Policy and Finance

Monday, November 10, 2014.  4:15 PM.
NVIDIA auditorium, Huang Engineering


Dr. Rebecca Langlands (UCLA)

Monday, November 10, 2014.  5:00 PM.
Stanford Department of Classics, 450 Serra Mall


Aural Architecture Seminar with Vasileios Marinis

Monday, November 10, 2014.  5:15 PM.
Cummings Art Building, Room 103, 435 Lasuen Mall, Stanford


Mao and Postmodernism by Alfred Hornung

Tuesday, November 11, 2014.  12:00 PM.
Terrace Room, Margaret Jacks Hall, Building 460, 4th floor


Silicon Valley and Japan: A Conversation with Ambassador John Roos

Tuesday, November 11, 2014.  12:00 PM.
Encina Hall, Bechtel Conference Center


A Secret Dialogue between Washington and Havana with Peter Kornbluh

Tuesday, November 11, 2014.  4:00 PM.
Bolivar House, 582 Alvarado Row


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.
Law School, Room 190


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


Africa Table: Grassroots Women as Water Champions and Social Entrepreneurs: A Path Towards Effective Leadership and Self Reliance

Wednesday, November 12, 2014.  12:00 PM.
Encina Hall West, Room 202, 616 Serra Street


Archaeology Lunch Club: "Should Archaeologists be Talking to Economists?" with Peter Gould

Wednesday, November 12, 2014.  12:00 PM.
Bldg. 500, archaeology center, rm. 106


NOON CONCERT: Flute Students of Alexandra Hawley

Wednesday, November 12, 2014.  12:15 PM.
Campbell Recital Hall


Film Screening: Cary Fukunaga's "Sin Nombre" (2009)

Wednesday, November 12, 2014.  7:00 PM.
Building 260 (Pigott Hall), Room 113


Stanford Jazz Orchestra

Wednesday, November 12, 2014.  7:30 PM.
Bing Concert Hall


"Cuba in 2014: A conversation with Nancy Alonso"

Thursday, November 13, 2014.  12:00 PM.
Bolivar House, 582 Alvarado Row


Through the Eyes of the Anderson Collection at Stanford University

Thursday, November 13, 2014.  5:00 PM.
The Anderson Collection at Stanford University, Denning Family Resource Center


Archaeology Workshop: "Can Community Projects Survive?" with Peter Gould

Thursday, November 13, 2014.  05:00 PM.
Bldg. 500, archaeology center, rm. 106


Panel Discussion: Reflections on Robert Frank in America

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


"Transplanting Buddhism on the Korean Peninsula"

Thursday, November 13, 2014.  7:30 PM.
Oberndorf Event Center, Knight Management


Shining Humanity: Life Stories of Women Peacebuilders in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Friday, November 14, 2014.  12:00 PM.
Encina Hall West, Room 208


NOON CONCERT: Voice Students of Claire Giovannetti

Friday, November 14, 2014.  12:15 PM.
Campbell Recital Hall


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


Stanford New Ensemble: Inspiration

Friday, November 14, 2014.  7:30 PM.
Campbell Recital Hall


Living Compassionately Retreat

Saturday, November 15, 2014.  9:00 AM.
Berg Hall, Li Ka Shing Center


Zoltan vs. Zerzan

Saturday, November 15, 2014.  07:00 PM.
Geology Corner Auditorium (320-105)


Stanford Symphony Orchestra

Saturday, November 15, 2014.  7:30 PM.
Bing Concert Hall


Stanford Chamber Chorale: A Voice from Heaven

Saturday, November 15, 2014.  7:30 PM.
Memorial Church


Stanford Symphony Orchestra

Sunday, November 16, 2014.  2:30 PM.
Bing Concert Hall


Disentangling Nazi Occupation. Guilt, Punishment, and Justice in the Post-World War II Soviet Union

Monday, November 17, 2014.  12:00 PM.
Philippines Conference Room


Zinda Bhaag: Discussion with Director Meenu Gaur

Monday, November 17, 2014.  12:00 PM.
Encina Hall West, Room 208


Energy Seminar: Mark Jacobsen, U.S. Fuel Economy Standards: Economics and Efficiency

Monday, November 17, 2014.  4:15 PM.
NVIDIA auditorium, Huang Engineering


Stanford Percussion Ensemble

Monday, November 17, 2014.  7:30 PM.
Bing Concert Hall Studio


NOON CONCERT: Harpsichord Students of Elaine Thornburgh

Wednesday, November 19, 2014.  12:15 PM.
Campbell Recital Hall


Chamber Music Masterclass

Wednesday, November 19, 2014.  4:30 PM.
Campbell Recital Hall


Film Screening: Abbas Kiarostami's "Taste of Cherry" (1997)

Wednesday, November 19, 2014.  7:00 PM.
Building 260 (Pigott Hall), Room 113


Stanford University Singers

Wednesday, November 19, 2014.  7:30 PM.
Memorial Church


Potsdam Revisited: Overture to the Cold War

Wednesday, November 19, 2014.  7:30 PM.
Bing Concert Hall


Mona Hassan: "Longing for the Lost Caliphate: Transregional Imaginaries of State and Muslim Community"

Thursday, November 20, 2014.  12:15 PM.
Encina Hall West, Room 208 (616 Serra Street)


Studio Lecture Series with Masaki Fujihata

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


"The Popularity of Tibetan Buddhism in China Today"

Thursday, November 20, 2014.  7:30 PM.
Levinthal Hall, Stanford Humanities Center


The Future of the Asia-Pacific

Friday, November 21, 2014.  12:00 PM.
Oksenberg Conference Room Encina Hall, 3rd floor


NOON CONCERT: Piano Students of George Barth and Kumaran Arul

Friday, November 21, 2014.  12:15 PM.
Campbell Recital Hall


"Hagia Sophia: Sound, Space, and Human Consciousness" by Associate Professor of Medieval Art Bissera Pentcheva

Friday, November 21, 2014.  4:00 PM.
Humanities Center Board Room


Stanford Symphonic Chorus and Peninsula Symphony Orchestra: Holiday Concert

Friday, November 21, 2014.  7:30 PM.
Memorial Church


Amy Kyungmin Lee, soprano

Saturday, November 22, 2014.  7:30 PM.
Campbell Recital Hall


Stanford Symphonic Chorus and Peninsula Symphony Orchestra: Holiday Concert

Sunday, November 23, 2014.  1:30 PM.
Memorial Church


Film Screening: Alexander Payne's "Nebraska" (2013)

Wednesday, November 26, 2014.  7:00 PM.
Building 260 (Pigott Hall), Room 113


Energy Seminar: Bill Ritter, founder and director of the Center for the New Energy Economy (CNEE), Colorado State University; former governor of Colorado

Monday, December 1, 2014.  4:15 PM.
NVIDIA auditorium, Huang Engineering


German Studies Lecture Series: “A Tiger's Leap into the Past” – Correspondences of Carl Schmitt and Jacob Taubes”

Tuesday, December 2, 2014.  12:00 PM.
260-252


Ian Morris: "From early Athens to the history of everything."

Tuesday, December 2, 2014.  12:00 PM.
Department of Classics, Building 110, Room 112


David Adjaye: Designing the Architecture of Civic Space

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


Africa Table Social Hour

Wednesday, December 3, 2014.  12:00 PM.
Encina Hall West, Room 202, 616 Serra Street


Imagining the Universe: Dr. Mae Jemison

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


Early Music Singers

Wednesday, December 3, 2014.  7:30 PM.
Memorial Church


CCRMA Fall Concert

Wednesday, December 3, 2014.  7:30 PM.
CCRMA Stage, The Knoll


Chamber Music Showcase

Wednesday, December 3, 2014.  7:30 PM.
Campbell Recital Hall


"Bhopal", a play by Rahul Varma

Ongoing from December 3, 2014 through December 14, 2014. See details for exact dates and times.
Multiple Locations


Fundamental Themes in Neuroscience - Sabine Kastner

Thursday, December 4, 2014.  12:00 PM.
Clark Center Auditorium


NOON CONCERT: Chamber Music Showcase

Thursday, December 4, 2014.  12:15 PM.
Campbell Recital Hall


Kindness is Contagious Film Screening

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


Indian Literature and Culture in Medieval China: A Focus on Manuscripts from Dunhuang and Turfan

Thursday, December 4, 2014.  6:00 PM.
Main Quad, Bldg. 70, Room 72A1


Stanford Afro-Latin Jazz Ensemble

Thursday, December 4, 2014.  7:30 PM.
Campbell Recital Hall


EuroMaidan in Ukraine: Its Meaning and After-Effects

Friday, December 5, 2014.  12:00 PM.
Encina Hall West, Room 208


"Chronicled Sound and Chronicle Songs in Late-Medieval Italy" by Lecturer in Music Jamie Greenberg Reuland

Friday, December 5, 2014.  4:00 PM.
Humanities Center Board Room


A Festival of Lessons and Carols

Friday, December 5, 2014.  7:30 PM.
Memorial Church


Stanford Flute Ensemble

Friday, December 5, 2014.  7:30 PM.
Campbell Recital Hall


Holiday Musicale

Saturday, December 6, 2014.  2:30 PM.
Memorial Church


A Festival of Lessons and Carols

Saturday, December 6, 2014.  7:30 PM.
Memorial Church


Music 323 Presents the Los Angeles Percussion Quartet

Monday, December 8, 2014.  7:30 PM.
Campbell Recital Hall


Stanford Baroque Soloists

Wednesday, December 10, 2014.  7:30 PM.
Memorial Church


Fundamental Themes in Neuroscience - Peter Jonas

Thursday, December 11, 2014.  12:00 PM.
Clark Center Auditorium


Annual Messiah Sing / Play Along

Friday, December 12, 2014.  7:30 PM.
Memorial Church


Robert Huw Morgan, organ

Sunday, December 14, 2014.  2:30 PM.
Memorial Church


“Loose in Some Real Tropics”: Robert Rauschenberg's “Stoned Moon” Series, 1969–70

Ongoing every day from December 24, 2014 through March 16, 2015.  11:00 AM.
Cantor Arts Center, just off Palm Drive, at Museum Way and Lomita Drive


David Pritchard (Queensland)

Monday, January 12, 2015.  5:15 PM.
Stanford Classics Department


What Matters to Me & Why - Cindy Ng

Wednesday, January 14, 2015.  12:00 PM.
The Sanctuary in the Center for Inter-Religious Community, Learning and Experiences (CIRCLE) at Old Union, 3rd Floor


Tincture of Humor: The Lighter Side of Medicine

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


Donna Zuckerberg (Palo Alto)

Tuesday, January 20, 2015.  5:15 PM.
Stanford Classics Department


"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


She Who Tells a Story: Women Photographers from Iran and the Arab World

Ongoing every day from January 28, 2015 through May 4, 2015.  11:00 AM.
Cantor Arts Center, just off Palm Drive, at Museum Way and Lomita Drive


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


What Matters to Me & Why - Faith Kazmi

Wednesday, February 4, 2015.  12:00 PM.
The Sanctuary in the Center for Inter-Religious Community, Learning and Experiences (CIRCLE) at Old Union, 3rd Floor


"Seeing Buddha, the Photographic Experience"

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


Polyvocal Hindustan: Literatures, Languages, and Publics

Ongoing every day from March 6, 2015 through March 7, 2015.
Stanford Humanities Center Board Room


"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


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

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


"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


Poetry Out Loud 4

Tuesday, May 19, 2015.  7:00 PM.
Levinthal Hall, Stanford Humanities Center


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

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