literary arts

Lecture / Reading

Rooted Words XI: "The Time Is Now"

Ongoing from October 23, 2019 – October 23, 2019. 5:30 pm

O'Donohue Family Stanford Educational Farm, 175 Electioneer Rd, Stanford, CA 94305

Lecture / Reading

Stegner Fellow Reading with Brendan Bowles and Derrick Austin

Wednesday, October 23, 2019. 6:30 pm

Terrace Room, Margaret Jacks Hall

Religious Event

Spirituality Dinner

Ongoing from March 20, 2019 – February 12, 2020. 7:15 pm

Graduate Community Center, Bogota Room

Exhibition

Exhibition: Left of Center

Ongoing from September 20, 2019 – September 20, 2020

Anderson Collection at Stanford University

Other

Alumni Oral Histories at Reunion Weekend

Ongoing from October 24, 2019 – October 26, 2019. 10:00 am

Alumni Center, the Shak Room

International

Do Ho Suh: The Spaces in Between — ongoing exhibition

Ongoing from May 10, 2018 – January 1, 2020. 11:00 am

Cantor Arts Center, just off Palm Drive, at Museum Way and Lomita Drive

Exhibition

The Medium Is the Message: Art since 1950

Ongoing from February 23, 2019 – January 31, 2020. 11:00 am

Cantor Arts Center, Pigott Family Gallery

Exhibition

Richard Serra's Sequence

Ongoing from January 28, 2019 – January 1, 2021. 11:00 am

Cantor Arts Center

Exhibition

Katharina Fritsch's 6. Stillben (6th Still Life)

Ongoing from May 1, 2019 – April 27, 2020. 11:00 am

Cantor Arts Center

Exhibition

The Melancholy Museum: Love, Death, and Mourning at Stanford. A Mark Dion Project

Ongoing from September 18, 2019 – January 1, 2021. 11:00 am

Cantor Arts Center, Stanford Family Room

Exhibition

Jordan Casteel: Returning the Gaze

Ongoing from September 29, 2019 – February 2, 2020. 11:00 am

Cantor Arts Center

Exhibition

West x Southwest: Edward Weston and Ansel Adams

Ongoing from September 26, 2019 – January 6, 2020. 11:00 am

Cantor Arts Center

Lecture / Reading

"Nostalgia for the Present: Forgetting the Torah in Rabbinic Judaism" with Mira Balberg

Thursday, October 24, 2019. 5:00 pm

Bldg. 360, Room 361J (Conference Room)

Other

Queer Arts Initiative: Poetry

Thursday, October 24, 2019. 5:30 pm

QSpot (2nd Floor of the Fire Truck House)

Exhibition

Open House: Newly acquired medieval and early modern books and manuscripts

Friday, October 25, 2019. 11:00 am

Barchas Room, Department of Special Collections, Green Library

Lecture / Reading

What Is A Public Intellectual Today: Alexander Chee

Monday, October 28, 2019. 5:30 pm

Terrace Room, Margaret Jacks Hall (Building 460)

Lecture / Reading

Layli Long Soldier Reading, part of the Lane Lecture Series

Monday, October 28, 2019. 8:00 pm

MacKenzie Room, Huang Engineering Center

Seminar

Contemplation By Design Summit

Ongoing from October 29, 2019 – November 7, 2019. 8:00 am

10/29/19

Lecture / Reading

Layli Long Soldier Colloquium, part of the Lane Lecture Series

Tuesday, October 29, 2019. 11:00 am

Terrace Room, Margaret Jacks Hall

Lecture / Reading

"Jewish Law and Modesty: Hair Covering, Body Covering, and Living in a Revealing Society "

Tuesday, October 29, 2019. 12:00 pm

Encina Commons, Room 123

Conference / Symposium

Linking the Past, Forging the Future: A Symposium on Chained Bindings in Forms Old and New

Tuesday, October 29, 2019. 1:00 pm

David Rumsey Map Center, Green Library

Lecture / Reading

CBD 2019: Professor Grant Parker discusses Aristotle's Way: How ancient wisdom can change your life

Tuesday, October 29, 2019. 5:15 pm

Toyon Lounge, Toyon Hall, 455 Arguello Way, Stanford, CA 94305

Lecture / Reading

The 2019 Bobbie and Mike Wilsey Distinguished Lecture

Tuesday, October 29, 2019. 7:00 pm

450 Serra Mall, Building 420 room 040

Other

Another Look Book Club: Alfred Hayes's "My Face for the World to See"

Wednesday, October 30, 2019. 7:30 pm

Bechtel Conference Center

Exhibition

"Answers from the Great Beyond": Halloween Open House in Green Library

Thursday, October 31, 2019. 10:00 am

IC Classroom, Green Library

Other

Queer Arts Initiative: Poetry

Thursday, October 31, 2019. 5:30 pm

QSpot (2nd Floor of the Fire Truck House)

Social Event

First Friday: For Stanford Students

Friday, November 1, 2019. 8:00 pm

Cantor Arts Center, just off Palm Drive, at Museum Way and Lomita Drive

Lecture / Reading

CBD 2019: Audrey Shafer, MD and Andrew Ridker in conversation about his novel, The Altruists

Saturday, November 2, 2019. 7:00 pm

Tresidder Oak Lounge, 498 Santa Teresa Street, Stanford, CA 94305

Lecture / Reading

CBD 2019: Jack Kornfield in Conversation with Tim Ryan about his book Healing America

Sunday, November 3, 2019. 7:15 pm

CEMEX Auditorium, 655 Knight Way, Stanford, CA 94305

Lecture / Reading

Tehran Children: A Holocaust Refugee Odyssey

Tuesday, November 5, 2019. 6:30 pm

Geology Corner, Building 320, Room 105

Lecture / Reading

Art Meets Science at SLAC Lecture Series | A Different Physics: The Poetics of Discovery

Thursday, November 7, 2019. 3:30 pm

Kavli Auditorium, SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, Kavli Building, 2575 Sand Hill Rd, Menlo Park

Other

Queer Arts Initiative: Poetry

Thursday, November 7, 2019. 5:30 pm

QSpot (2nd Floor of the Fire Truck House)

Lecture / Reading

Hafiz and the Cultural Superiority of Post-Mongol Shiraz

Tuesday, November 12, 2019. 6:30 pm

Geology Corner, Building 320, Room 105

Other

Queer Arts Initiative: Poetry

Thursday, November 14, 2019. 5:30 pm

QSpot (2nd Floor of the Fire Truck House)

Exhibition

A Gift of Art from Marilyn F. Symmes

Ongoing from November 20, 2019 – September 6, 2020. 11:00 am

Cantor Arts Center

Exhibition

Surf Sequence by Ansel Adams

Ongoing from November 20, 2019 – May 18, 2020. 11:00 am

Cantor Arts Center

Lecture / Reading

Revising the West: A Discussion with novelists Ruchika Tomar & Shannon Pufahl

Wednesday, November 20, 2019. 6:30 pm

Terrace Room, Margaret Jacks Hall

Other

Queer Arts Initiative: Poetry

Thursday, November 21, 2019. 5:30 pm

QSpot (2nd Floor of the Fire Truck House)

Lecture / Reading

Cooking in Iran: Regional Recipes and Kitchen Secrets

Thursday, November 21, 2019. 6:30 pm

Geology Corner, Building 320, Room 105

Other

Gallery Talk | Jordan Casteel: Returning the Gaze

Thursday, January 16, 2020. 2:00 pm

Cantor Arts Center

Lecture / Reading

What Is A Public Intellectual Today: Jia Tolentino

Thursday, January 16, 2020. 5:30 pm

Stanford Humanities Center, Levinthal Hall

Lecture / Reading

Stegner Fellow Reading with Lydia Conklin and Safia Elhillo

Wednesday, January 22, 2020. 6:30 pm

Levinthal Hall, Stanford Humanities Center

Canceled

Ocean Vuong Reading, the Stein Visiting Writer

Tuesday, February 18, 2020. 8:00 pm

TBD

Lecture / Reading

What Is A Public Intellectual Today: Tressie McMillan Cottom

Wednesday, February 19, 2020. 5:30 pm

Terrace Room, Margaret Jacks Hall (Building 460)

Lecture / Reading

A Stegner Reading with Matthew Denton-Edmundson and Claire Meuschke

Wednesday, February 19, 2020. 6:30 pm

Levinthal Hall, Stanford Humanities Center

Lecture / Reading

Lan Samantha Chang Reading, part of the Lane Lecture Series

Monday, February 24, 2020. 8:00 pm

MacKenzie Room, Huang Engineering Center

Lecture / Reading

Lan Samantha Chang Colloquium, part of the Lane Lecture Series

Tuesday, February 25, 2020. 11:00 am

Terrace Room, Margaret Jacks Hall

Canceled

Ocean Vuong Colloquium, the Stein Visiting Writer

Wednesday, March 4, 2020. 11:00 am

Terrace Room, Margaret Jacks Hall

Conference / Symposium

Celia Dropkin Symposium

Tuesday, March 10, 2020. 2:30 pm

Campbell Recital Hall

Lecture / Reading

Stegner Fellow Reading with Kate Folk and Hieu Minh Nguyen

Wednesday, April 15, 2020. 6:30 pm

Levinthal Hall, Stanford Humanities Center

Lecture / Reading

Rachel Kushner Reading, part of the Lane Lecture Series

Monday, April 27, 2020. 8:00 pm

Bechtel Conference Center

Lecture / Reading

Rachel Kushner Colloquium, part of the Lane Lecture Series

Tuesday, April 28, 2020. 11:00 am

Terrace Room, Margaret Jacks Hall

Lecture / Reading

Stegner Fellow Reading with F.T. Kola and Jim Whiteside

Wednesday, May 6, 2020. 6:30 pm

Levinthal Hall, Stanford Humanities Center

Lecture / Reading

What Is A Public Intellectual Today: Jill Lepore

Friday, May 29, 2020. 3:00 pm

Stanford Humanities Center, Levinthal Hall