lectures / readings / talks

ICME Summer Workshops: Fundamentals of Data Science

Ongoing every day from August 13, 2018 through August 18, 2018.
Stanford University


Walking Meditation in Nature

Saturday, August 18, 2018.  10:00 AM.
Pescadero Creek County Park


Smart Photography: Producing Great Photos (Lecture)

Monday, August 27, 2018.  9:00 AM.
Turing Auditorium (Polya Hall 111)


Excel: Tips and Tricks (Lecture)

Monday, August 27, 2018.  9:00 AM.
3160 Porter Drive, Room 112


Creating Simple Graphics with Illustrator (Lecture)

Monday, August 27, 2018.  1:00 PM.
Turing Auditorium (Polya Hall 111)


Excel: Pivot Table Basics (Lecture)

Monday, August 27, 2018.  1:00 PM.
3160 Porter Drive, Room 111


Using PowerPoint as a Powerful Communication Tool (Lecture)

Tuesday, August 28, 2018.  9:00 AM.
Turing Auditorium (Polya Hall 111)


Introduction to Excel Macros (Lecture)

Tuesday, August 28, 2018.  1:00 PM.
Turing Auditorium (Polya Hall 111)


Project Management: Practices and Tools (Lecture)

Wednesday, August 29, 2018.  9:00 AM.
Polya Hall, Room 170B


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

Wednesday, August 29, 2018.  1:00 PM.
Turing Auditorium (Polya Hall 111)


Survey Design: Best Practices for Beginners (Lecture)

Thursday, August 30, 2018.  9:00 AM.
Turing Auditorium (Polya Hall 111)


Excel: Tips and Tricks (Lecture)

Friday, August 31, 2018.  9:00 AM.
Turing Auditorium (Polya Hall 111)


August 31 BeWell Blood Drive

Friday, August 31, 2018.  10:00 AM.
Arrillaga Center for Sports and Recreation


Excel: Pivot Table Basics (Lecture)

Friday, August 31, 2018.  1:00 PM.
Turing Auditorium (Polya Hall 111)


Free BeWell Stanford football game

Friday, August 31, 2018.  6:00 PM.
Stanford Stadium


Chicanx/Latinx Welcome Reception for New Students and Parents

Thursday, September 20, 2018.  2:00 PM.
Old Union Courtyard


Wynton Marsalis in Conversation

Tuesday, September 25, 2018.  7:30 PM.
Bing Concert Hall


High-speed imaging of whole-brain activity - Elizabeth Hillman

Thursday, September 27, 2018.  12:00 PM.
Clark Center Auditorium


Of Diet and Profit: Food Scarcity and Subsistence Protest in Nineteenth-Century Iran

Thursday, September 27, 2018.  6:30 PM.
Bishop Auditorium


Book Launch - Money Well Spent: A Strategic Guide to Smart Philanthropy

Monday, October 1, 2018.  5:00 PM.
366 Galvez St. Stanford, CA 94305


Integration of Quantitative Imaging and Genetics for Precision Health - Anders Dale

Thursday, October 4, 2018.  12:00 PM.
Clark Center Auditorium


Dürer's Knots: A Wired Renaissance | Susan Dackerman, John & Jill Freidenrich Director, Cantor Arts Center

Thursday, October 4, 2018.  5:30 PM.
Oshman Hall, McMurtry Building


Facial Paralysis and Restoring Movement

Thursday, October 4, 2018.  7:00 PM.
Stanford Health Library, Hoover Pavilion, Suite 201, 211 Quarry Rd., Palo Alto, CA 94304


What Matters to Me and Why - Susie Brubaker-Cole

Wednesday, October 10, 2018.  12:00 PM.
Common Room in the Center for Inter-Religious Community, Learning and Experiences (CIRCLE) at Old Union, 3rd Floor


Videographic Deformations: How (and Why) to Break Your Favorite Films | Jason Mittell

Wednesday, October 10, 2018.  5:30 PM.
Oshman Hall, McMurtry Building


Book Talk: With Open Eyes

Thursday, October 11, 2018.  6:30 PM.
Building 370, Room 370, Main Quad, 450 Serra Mall


Student Grief and Loss Gathering

Tuesday, October 16, 2018.  4:00 PM.
CIRCLE Common Room


Book Talk: Moon Brow

Tuesday, October 16, 2018.  6:30 PM.
Building 370, Room 370, Main Quad, 450 Serra Mall


Neuronal mechanisms of evidence accumulation and decision making in the larval zebrafish - Florian Engert

Thursday, October 18, 2018.  12:00 PM.
Clark Center Auditorium


Neuronal diversity in the ventral tegmental area - Marisela Morales

Thursday, October 25, 2018.  12:00 PM.
Clark Center Auditorium


Hadi and His Alam

Thursday, October 25, 2018.  6:30 PM.
Cubberley Auditorium


20th Annual Fogarty, MD Lecture: Focus on Innovation featuring John R. Adler, Jr., MD - "Sometimes an Entrepreneur, ALWAYS a Doctor"

Friday, October 26, 2018.  4:00 PM.
James H. Clark Center Building Auditorium


Film Screening | The Voice of Hagia Sophia

Friday, October 26, 2018.  5:30 PM.
Oshman Hall, McMurtry Building


Japonica Brown-Saracino, How Places Make Us: The Origins of Novel LBQ Identities in Four Small Cities.

Monday, October 29, 2018.  4:30 PM.
Building 120, Studio 40 (Sub-Basement)


2018 Contemplation by Design Summit: Oct 30 - Nov 8

Ongoing from October 30, 2018 through November 8, 2018. See details for exact dates and times.
Stanford University Campus


CBD 2018: Contemplative Skills for P.E.A.C.E.

Tuesday, October 30, 2018.  12:00 PM.
TBD


CBD 2018: Guided Meditation with Taqwa Surapati

Ongoing every weekday (M-F) from October 31, 2018 through November 5, 2018.  7:45 AM.
Stanford Hospital Chapel, next to entrance of patient unit D1 on the first floor of the hospital


CBD 2018: Carillon Concert and Community-wide Contemplative Pause

Wednesday, October 31, 2018.  12:00 PM.
Dohrmann Grove, the Oval Ear, Hoover Lawn, and Meyer Green


CBD 2018: Guided Meditation with John Rettger

Thursday, November 1, 2018.  7:45 AM.
TBD


CBD 2018: Guided Meditation with Jordana Harshman

Thursday, November 1, 2018.  7:45 AM.
4100 Bohanon, Room 120


CBD 2018: Neuroscience of Contemplative Practices: Existing evidence and remaining questions

Thursday, November 1, 2018.  12:00 PM.
TBD


RNA and DNA binding proteins control the composition of calcium channels in nociceptors in normal and neuropathic pain states - Diane Lipscombe

Thursday, November 1, 2018.  12:00 PM.
Clark Center Auditorium


CBD 2018: Keynote with Roshi Joan Halifax - Standing at the Edge: Finding Freedom Where Fear and Courage Meet

Thursday, November 1, 2018.  7:00 PM.
Memorial Church


Virtual Reality Technology Treatment for Mental Illness

Thursday, November 1, 2018.  7:00 PM.
Stanford Health Library, Hoover Pavilion, Suite 201, 211 Quarry Rd., Palo Alto, CA 94304


CBD 2018: Guided Meditation and Quiet Reflection on Joan Halifax's Keynote

Thursday, November 1, 2018.  9:15 PM.
TBD


CBD 2018: Guided Meditation and Quiet Reflection on Joan Halifax's Keynote

Thursday, November 1, 2018.  9:15 PM.
TBD


CBD 2018: Guided Meditation with Mark Abramson

Friday, November 2, 2018.  7:45 AM.
TBD


CBD 2018: Guided Meditation with Patty McLucas

Friday, November 2, 2018.  7:45 AM.
TBD


CBD 2018: Guided Meditation with Dominique Del Chiaro

Friday, November 2, 2018.  7:45 AM.
TBD


Health Policy Forum | Painkiller: How Oxycontin ignited the opioid epidemic

Friday, November 2, 2018.  10:30 AM.
Berg Hall, Li Ka Shing Center


CBD 2018: Ceremonial Healing

Friday, November 2, 2018.  12:30 PM.
TBD


CBD 2018: Presence Under Pressure: The playful gift of the improviser's mindset

Friday, November 2, 2018.  5:30 PM.
TBD


CBD 2018: Tu Gu Na Xin - Daoist Breath Work

Ongoing from November 3, 2018 through November 3, 2018. See details for exact dates and times.
TBD


CBD 2018: Sound Bath for Pausing the Mind and Refreshing the Body

Ongoing from November 3, 2018 through November 3, 2018. See details for exact dates and times.
TBD


CBD 2018: Compassion Buddha Sand Mandala Viewing

Saturday, November 3, 2018.  9:30 AM.
Arrillaga Alumni Center Lobby


CBD 2018: Compassion Buddha Sand Mandala Opening Ceremony

Saturday, November 3, 2018.  10:00 AM.
Arrillaga Alumni Center Lobby


CBD 2018: Ethnographic Body Map Workshop

Ongoing from November 3, 2018 through November 3, 2018. See details for exact dates and times.
TBD


CBD 2018: Herbal and Nutritional Self-Care Skills as Contemplation

Ongoing from November 3, 2018 through November 3, 2018. See details for exact dates and times.
TBD


CBD 2018: Foundations of Healing Qigong - Circulation

Ongoing from November 3, 2018 through November 3, 2018. See details for exact dates and times.
TBD


CBD 2018: More Mindful, Less Muddle: A five step approach to declutter your internal and external life

Ongoing from November 3, 2018 through November 3, 2018. See details for exact dates and times.
TBD


CBD 2018: The Power of Rest

Saturday, November 3, 2018.  5:00 PM.
TBD


CBD 2018: Jazz Interactive Concert: On self-care

Saturday, November 3, 2018.  7:30 PM.
Toyon Hall Lounge


CBD 2018: University Public Worship (UPW), Fr. Donal Godfrey, Memorial Church

Sunday, November 4, 2018.  10:00 AM.
Memorial Church


CBD 2018: Compassion Buddha Sand Mandala Viewing

Sunday, November 4, 2018.  11:00 AM.
Arrillaga Alumni Center Lobby


CBD 2018: Conversation with Fr. Donal Godfrey

Sunday, November 4, 2018.  11:15 AM.
Memorial Church, Round Room


CBD 2018: Guided Ignatian Meditation with Donal Godfrey

Sunday, November 4, 2018.  1:00 PM.
Windhover Contemplative Center


CBD 2018: Savoring Stanford's Natural Beauty: A campus contemplative walk

Ongoing from November 4, 2018 through November 4, 2018. See details for exact dates and times.
Galvez parking lot at corner of Lasuen and Campus


CBD 2018: Compassion Buddha Sand Mandala Descriptive Talk

Sunday, November 4, 2018.  3:00 PM.
Arrillaga Alumni Center Lobby


CBD 2018: Contemplative Computing: Being more mindful in a world of distracting technologies

Sunday, November 4, 2018.  5:15 PM.
TBD


CBD 2018: Contemplation & Compline in Memorial Church

Sunday, November 4, 2018.  9:00 PM.
Memorial Church


CBD 2018: Guided Meditation with Tia Rich

Monday, November 5, 2018.  7:45 AM.
3172 Porter Drive, Room 1512


CBD 2018: Guided Meditation with Lani Krantz

Monday, November 5, 2018.  7:45 AM.
Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Sanctuary Healing Garden


CBD 2018: Compassion Buddha Sand Mandala Viewing

Ongoing every day from November 5, 2018 through November 8, 2018.  10:00 AM.
Arrillaga Alumni Center Lobby


CBD 2018: WorkLife Integration: Creating your personal success plan

Monday, November 5, 2018.  12:30 PM.
TBD


CBD 2018: Savoring Stanford's Natural Beauty: A campus contemplative walk

Monday, November 5, 2018.  4:15 PM.
Galvez parking lot at corner of Lasuen and Campus


CBD 2018: Justice, Compassion, and Self-Care

Monday, November 5, 2018.  6:15 PM.
TBD


CBD 2018: Guided Meditation with Stephen Murphy-Shigematsu

Monday, November 5, 2018.  7:45 PM.
Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Sanctuary Healing Garden


CBD 2018: Guided Meditation with Robert Cusick

Monday, November 5, 2018.  7:45 PM.
TBD


CBD 2018: Guided Meditation with Aneel Chima

Monday, November 5, 2018.  7:45 PM.
TBD


Gish Jen Reading, part of the Lane Lecture Series

Monday, November 5, 2018.  8:00 PM.
Bechtel Conference Center, Encina Hall


CBD 2018: Savoring Stanford's Natural Beauty: A campus contemplative walk

Tuesday, November 6, 2018.  7:45 AM.
Galvez parking lot at corner of Lasuen and Campus


CBD 2018: Guided Meditation with Sarah Meyer Tapia

Tuesday, November 6, 2018.  7:45 AM.
TBD


CBD 2018: Guided Meditation with Fred Luskin

Tuesday, November 6, 2018.  7:45 AM.
TBD


CBD 2018: Guided Meditation with Rev. Diana Brady and Sarah Johnson

Tuesday, November 6, 2018.  7:45 AM.
Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Sanctuary


CBD 2018: Guided Meditation with Taqwa Surapati

Ongoing every day from November 6, 2018 through November 8, 2018.  7:45 AM.
TBD


CBD 2018: Walking Meditation and Contemplation of Memorial Church Inscriptions

Tuesday, November 6, 2018.  12:00 PM.
Memorial Church


CBD 2018: Om Under the Dome (yoga) in Memorial Church

Tuesday, November 6, 2018.  5:30 PM.
Memorial Church


CBD 2018: Dream Yoga: Lucid dreaming from the Bön Buddhist tradition of Tibet

Tuesday, November 6, 2018.  7:00 PM.
TBD


CBD 2018: Guided Meditation with Tarika Lovegarden

Wednesday, November 7, 2018.  7:45 AM.
TBD


CBD 2018: Guided Meditation with Christy Matta

Wednesday, November 7, 2018.  7:45 AM.
TBD


CBD 2018: Guided Meditation with Lani Krantz

Wednesday, November 7, 2018.  7:45 AM.
Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Sanctuary Healing Garden


CBD 2018: Mindful Yoga in Windhover

Wednesday, November 7, 2018.  8:00 AM.
Windhover Contemplative Center


CBD 2018: Awakening to Space and Place: Conversation with the Stanford Architect Dave Lenox and Architectural Design Program Director John Barton

Wednesday, November 7, 2018.  12:30 PM.
Bender Room, Green Library


Professional Cultures and Inequality in STEM

Wednesday, November 7, 2018.  04:15 PM.
TBH


CBD 2018: Recording & Listening: Focusing attention to live authentically

Wednesday, November 7, 2018.  5:45 PM.
TBD


CBD 2018: Labyrinth Walk at Windhover

Ongoing from November 7, 2018 through November 7, 2018. See details for exact dates and times.
Windhover Contemplative Center


CBD 2018: Guided Meditation with Swami Vidyadhishananda

Thursday, November 8, 2018.  7:45 AM.
TBD


CBD 2018: Guided Meditation with Sanne Lim

Thursday, November 8, 2018.  7:45 AM.
TBD


CBD 2018: Contemplative Concert in Bing Concert Hall

Thursday, November 8, 2018.  12:00 PM.
Bing Concert Hall


Organization and function of circuits that regulate motivated behaviors - Konstantinos Meletis

Thursday, November 8, 2018.  12:00 PM.
Clark Center Auditorium


CBD 2018: Compassion Buddha Sand Mandala Closing Ceremony

Thursday, November 8, 2018.  4:00 PM.
Arrillaga Alumni Center Lobby


What Matters to Me and Why - Chris Lorway

Wednesday, November 14, 2018.  12:00 PM.
Common Room in the Center for Inter-Religious Community, Learning and Experiences (CIRCLE) at Old Union, 3rd Floor


Student Grief and Loss Gathering

Wednesday, November 14, 2018.  4:00 PM.
CIRCLE Common Room


Neural mechanism of social and emotional behavior – from pecking order to ketamine - Hailan Hu

Thursday, November 15, 2018.  12:00 PM.
Clark Center Auditorium


Brain mechanisms of normal and impaired consciousness - Hal Blumenfeld

Thursday, November 29, 2018.  12:00 PM.
Clark Center Auditorium


The Next Revolution Will be Led by Women

Thursday, November 29, 2018.  6:30 PM.
TBD


Iran, Israel and the US in a Changing Middle East

Tuesday, December 4, 2018.  6:30 PM.
Bishop Auditorium


Influence of light on the neonate retina - Marla Feller

Thursday, December 6, 2018.  12:00 PM.
Clark Center Auditorium


A Festival of Lessons and Carols

Friday, December 7, 2018.  7:30 PM.
Stanford Memorial Church


A Festival of Lessons and Carols

Saturday, December 8, 2018.  7:30 PM.
Stanford Memorial Church


Signals and circuits for brainstem control of active sensing - David Kleinfeld

Thursday, December 13, 2018.  12:00 PM.
Clark Center Auditorium


Maggie Nelson Reading, part of the Lane Lecture Series

Monday, January 28, 2019.  8:00 PM.
To Be Announced


Women at Stanford: Inclusion, Exclusion, and Activism from the 1890s to the 1990s

Thursday, March 7, 2019.  5:00 PM.
Stanford Law School, F.I.R. Hall (Classroom Building), Room 290, 559 Nathan Abbott Way, Stanford


Kevin Young Reading, part of the Lane Lecture Series

Monday, April 15, 2019.  8:00 PM.
Bechtel Conference Center, Encina Hall