featured events for february 2010


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The OpEd Project at the Clayman Institute Keynote Talk and Mini Seminar: "Leadership: Owning Your Expertise" with Catherine Orenstein
Monday, February 1, 2010.  11:45 AM.
Bechtel International Center - Assembly Room 584 Capistrano Way, Stanford
Free and Open to all Lunch provided RSVP required to Ann Enthoven at ann.enthoven@stanford.edu
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Marta Sutton Weeks Distinguished Visitor Lecture by Frederick Cooper
Monday, February 1, 2010.  5:00 PM.
Stanford Humanities Center, 424 Santa Teresa Street, Stanford University
Free and open to the public
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CoHo Monday Night Jazz Jam Sessions
Monday, February 1, 2010.  8:00 PM.
Stanford Coffee House 459 Lagunita #1, Tresidder Union, Stanford, CA 94305
FREE!
Eye of the Storm: Insiders' Perspectives on the Credit Crisis
Tuesday, February 2, 2010.  12:00 PM.
Bishop Auditorium, Stanford Graduate School of Business
No cost to attend. Register online.
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Marta Sutton Weeks Distinguished Visitor Seminar by Frederick Cooper
Tuesday, February 2, 2010.  4:00 PM.
Stanford Humanities Center, 424 Santa Teresa Street, Stanford University
Free and open to the public
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African American Arts Winter Lecture Series: Cherise Smith
Tuesday, February 2, 2010.  5:00 PM.
Annenberg Auditorium
Free and open to the public
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Russian Literature in China
Wednesday, February 3, 2010.  12:00 PM.
Philippines Conference Room; Encina Hall, 3rd Floor
Free and open to the public.
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Art Focus Lecture: The First Modernists: Cezanne to Picasso
Ongoing every week from February 3, 2010 through February 24, 2010.  4:15 PM.
Cantor Arts Center 328 Lomita Drive at Museum Way Stanford, CA 94305-5060
Cantor Arts Center Members: $95 Non-Members: $110
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Marta Sutton Weeks Distinguished Visitor Lecture by Frederick Cooper
Wednesday, February 3, 2010.  5:00 PM.
Stanford Humanities Center, 424 Santa Teresa Street, Stanford University
Free and open to the public
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Cosmopolitans: The Jews of the San Francisco Bay Area from the Gold Rush to the Present
Wednesday, February 3, 2010.  5:00 PM.
Kehillah Hall, Koret Pavilion at the Ziff Center (565 Mayfield Avenue)
Free and Open to the Public.
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Stanford Pioneers in Science: Douglas Osheroff
Wednesday, February 3, 2010.  7:30 PM.
Cubberley Auditorium, School of Education
Free and open to public.
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Marta Sutton Weeks Distinguished Visitor Seminar by Frederick Cooper
Thursday, February 4, 2010.  4:00 PM.
Stanford Humanities Center, 424 Santa Teresa Street, Stanford University
Free and open to the public
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Three Perspectives on Race and Incarceration
Thursday, February 4, 2010.  4:30 PM.
Stanford Law School, Room 290 559 Nathan Abbott Way
Free and open to the public
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Religion and the Marketplace: Pope Benedict's Critique of the Global Economy / Fifth Annual Garfield Forum for Undergraduates
Friday, February 5, 2010.  3:30 PM.
Building 460-Room 426 Margaret Jacks Hall, Terrace Room

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Pan-Asian Music Festival
Ongoing from February 5, 2010 through February 20, 2010. See details for exact dates and times.
Dinkelspiel Auditorium
Tickets available at <a href="http://www.stanfordtickets.org/tickets/calendar/view.aspx?id=3047">Stanford Ticket Office</a>
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Stanford Dance Marathon 2010
Saturday, February 6, 2010.  1:00 PM.
Arrillaga Alumni Center

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Four Jews on Parnassus — A Conversation
Saturday, February 6, 2010.  7:30 PM.
Pigott Theater, Memorial Hall Stanford University
Free and open to the Public. Seating is limited -- Reservations recommended http://arts.stanford.edu/parnassus
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Stanford Darwin Day Symposium
Sunday, February 7, 2010.  1:00 PM.
Geology corner auditorium, Main Quad Building 320, Room 105
Free. Open to the Public
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A Taste of Africa: African Cultural Show
Sunday, February 7, 2010.  7:00 PM.
Tressider Oak, Tresidder Memorial Union
Free Entry
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Compline - An Evening Service of Song
Sunday, February 7, 2010.  9:00 PM.
Stanford Memorial Church
Free and welcoming to all.
Hoover Media Fellow Talk
Monday, February 8, 2010.  4:00 PM.
Lane/Lyons/Lodato room, Arrillaga Alumni Center.
Free and open to the public.
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Tenth Annual Huang Lian Memorial Lecture
Monday, February 8, 2010.  4:30 PM.
Landau Economics Building 579 Serra Mall at Galvez Street Conference Room A
RSVP by January 29 elespuru@stanford.edu or 650-724-2384
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CoHo Monday Night Jazz Jam Sessions
Monday, February 8, 2010.  8:00 PM.
Stanford Coffee House 459 Lagunita #1, Tresidder Union, Stanford, CA 94305
FREE
Breakfast Briefings: Leadership for Innovation
Wednesday, February 10, 2010.  7:30 AM.
Stanford Faculty Club 439 Lagunita Ave
$60.00 General Public $55.00 Stanford Faculty, Staff, Students, Alumni
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Exhibition on Photography in Mexico
Ongoing every day from February 10, 2010 through February 13, 2010.  11:00 AM.
Lynn Krywick Gibbons Gallery, Cantor Arts Center
Free
Future of Media Conference
Friday, February 12, 2010.  8:00 AM.
Stanford Graduate School of Business
General admission $40 http://www.futureofmediaconference.com/registration
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Japanese in the World
Friday, February 12, 2010.  12:00 PM.
The Board Room,Stanford Humanities Center
Open to the public. RSVP requested to Professor Indra Levy at ilevy@stanford.edu by February 7th
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LOVE SUCKS: The Raunchiest A Cappella Show On Earth!
Friday, February 12, 2010.  8:00 PM.
Toyon Hall
Free and open to the public, although primarily aimed at Stanford's undergraduate student body. Limited seating - please arrive early.
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St. Lawrence String Quartet and Stanford Philharmonia
Friday, February 12, 2010.  8:00 PM.
Dinkelspiel Auditorium
$10 adults; $5 students
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Hal Buell: Defining Moments in Photographic History
Monday, February 15, 2010.  7:30 PM.
Annenberg Auditorium, Cummings Art Building
Free and open to public.
The Evolving Intersection of Physics and Biology
Tuesday, February 16, 2010.  4:15 PM.
Hewlett Teaching Center, Rm. 201
Free and open to the public
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Walking Tour of the Stanford University Medical Center Architecture
Ongoing from January 13, 2010 through March 10, 2010. See details for exact dates and times.
Tour meets at the fountains in front of the Stanford Hospital on Pasteur Drive.
Registration Required: http://www.surveymk.com/s/PGN8JGF NO FEE
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China's One Child Policy and Its Looming Demographic Crisis
Wednesday, February 17, 2010.  4:15 PM.
Herrin T-175
Free and open to the public.
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African American Arts Winter Lecture Series: Huey Copeland
Wednesday, February 17, 2010.  5:00 PM.
Cummings Art Building, AR2
Free and open to the public
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George Schaller: A Naturalist in the World's Wilderness
Wednesday, February 17, 2010.  7:00 PM.
Bishop Auditorium, Graduate School of Business "GSB"
Free and open to the public. Reception follows.
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The Rise of the Jewish Novel and the Sexual Transformation of Ashkenaz
Wednesday, February 17, 2010.  8:00 PM.
Levinthal Hall - Stanford Humanities Center - 424 Santa Teresa Street
Free and open to the public
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Designing a Path to Sustainable Development
Thursday, February 18, 2010.  7:30 PM.
Memorial Auditorium
This event is free and open to the public; however, tickets must by reserved. Tickets are available at Stanford Ticket Office.
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Musical Performance Series: Elegant Gatherings
Ongoing from February 18, 2010 through May 27, 2010. See details for exact dates and times.
Cantor Arts Center, just off Palm Drive, at Museum Way and Lomita Drive
Free
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RENT
Ongoing every day from February 18, 2010 through February 28, 2010.  8:00 PM.
Roble Studio Theater
Tickets available at http://drama.stanford.edu $5 students; $10 seniors, faculty & staff; $15 general
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The Complete Organ Works of Bach, Part IX performed by Dr. Robert Huw Morgan
Friday, February 19, 2010.  8:00 PM.
Memorial Church
$10/ $5/ Free for Stanford Students (except as indicated) Tickets will be available at the door and through the Stanford Ticket Office, 650-725-2787.
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When the Shooting Stops: Post-Conflict Health in the Developing World
Saturday, February 20, 2010.  10:00 AM.
Annenberg Auditorium (Keynote/Panel), Building 200-002 (Panel), and Dohrmann Grove (Lunch/NGO Fair)
Thanks to our generous sponsors, attendance at this year's conference is absolutely free!
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Weekend Tours: Tracing the Past, Drawing the Future: Master Ink Painters in 20th-Century China
Ongoing every weekend (Sat, Sun) from February 20, 2010 through July 4, 2010.  2:00 PM.
Cantor Arts Center, just off Palm Drive, at Museum Way and Lomita Drive
Open Wed-Sun 11am - 5pm, Thursdays until 8pm; admission is free. CLOSED MONDAY AND TUESDAY. Open July 4th
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Rhythms
Saturday, February 20, 2010.  7:30 PM.
Memorial Auditorium
$5 with SUID, $10 without. Tickets on sale through the Stanford Ticketing Office beginning February 8th. Visit tickets.stanford.edu for more information.
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The Vagina Monologues
Ongoing every day from February 20, 2010 through February 21, 2010.  8:00 PM.
Annenberg Auditorium (located in basement of Cummings Art Building) 435 Lasuen Mall Stanford, CA 94305
Tickets are $10 for students and $12 for everyone else. A portion of the proceeds will help support Stop Raping Our Greatest Resource-Power to Women and Girls of the Democratic Republic of Congo (http://drc.vday.org).
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Paper and Poetry, Fire and Waves: An evening with the Stanford Symphony Orchestra
Saturday, February 20, 2010.  8:00 PM.
Dinkelspiel Auditorium
$10 adults; $5 students
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Compline - An Evening Service of Song
Sunday, February 21, 2010.  9:00 PM.
Stanford Memorial Church
Free and welcoming to all.
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Entrepreneurship Week
Ongoing every day from February 21, 2010 through February 28, 2010.
Stanford University
Enjoy a variety of events while interacting with entrepreneurs, faculty, students, alumni and VCs. Most events are free and open to the public. Details at http://eweek.stanford.edu
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The Roger W. Heyns Lecture in Religion and Community featuring Jim Wallis
Monday, February 22, 2010.  7:00 PM.
Annenberg Auditorium, Cummings Art Building, 435 Lasuen Mall
Free tickets are available at the Stanford Ticket Office located at Tresidder Memorial Union, 459 Lagunita Drive. Hours of operation are 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Mon-Fri; 12 noon - 4:00 p.m. on Sat. To reserve tickets over the phone, call (650) 725-2787.
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IT Open House: Improving Efficiencies with IT
Tuesday, February 23, 2010.  10:00 AM.
Frances C. Arrillaga Alumni Center
Free and open to the public
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A Tragedy of Democracy: Japanese Confinement in North America
Wednesday, February 24, 2010.  12:00 PM.
The Terrace Room, Margaret Jacks Hall (Building 460-4th floor)
Open to Stanford students and faculty. RSVP requested: jan.hafner@stanford.edu
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Teaching and Learning in the 21st Century: Introducing School of Education Undergraduate Programs
Wednesday, February 24, 2010.  5:30 PM.
Center for Education Research at Stanford (CERAS), Rm. 100B
Open to Stanford undergraduates. All members of the Stanford School of Education community are also warmly invited to attend. Please RSVP to Alice Munoz-Shvarts at alicem@stanford.edu.
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Health Care Disparities and Health Care Reform
Wednesday, February 24, 2010.  7:00 PM.
320-105, Braun Hall, "Geo Corner"
Free. Open to Public. Reception follows.
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George Lakoff: Why You Can't Understand 21st-Century Politics with an 18th-Century Brain
Wednesday, February 24, 2010.  7:30 PM.
Cubberley Auditorium, School of Education
Free and open to public.
Climate change and air quality in California
Friday, February 26, 2010.  12:15 PM.
Yang & Yamazaki Environment & Energy Building, Room 101

UnNatural Evolution Symposium
Friday, February 26, 2010.  1:00 PM.
Clark Center Auditorium

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Stanford-Papua New Guinea Conference on Development
Friday, February 26, 2010.  7:00 PM.
Friday Keynote Address in Elliot Programming Center on Lake Lagunita. Saturday & Sunday panels 320-105
Suggested donation
The Hume Writing Center - Parents Weekend, Open Mic
Friday, February 26, 2010.  8:00 PM.
The Hume Writing Center Building 460, Room 020 (basement of Margaret Jacks Hall)
admission is free
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Parents' Weekend
Ongoing every day from February 26, 2010 through February 27, 2010.
Stanford campus
Registration required.
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Frank Levy Piano Recital
Saturday, February 27, 2010.  7:00 PM.
Campbell recital hall
Free
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Compline - An Evening Service of Song
Sunday, February 28, 2010.  9:00 PM.
Stanford Memorial Church
Free and welcoming to all.