literary arts

New on the Shelf: Rare Books & Artists' Books

Ongoing from September 4, 2018 through January 6, 2019. See details for exact dates and times.
Green Library Bing Wing


In Dialogue: African Arts--ongoing

Ongoing every day from September 15, 2017 through December 31, 2018.  11:00 AM.
Cantor Arts Center, just off Palm Drive, at Museum Way and Lomita Drive


The Dancing Sowei: Performing Beauty in Sierra Leone

Ongoing every day from March 21, 2018 through March 2, 2019.  11:00 AM.
Cantor Arts Center, just off Palm Drive, at Museum Way and Lomita Drive


Hidden Beneath Diebenkorn's "Window"

Ongoing every day from April 18, 2018 through December 3, 2018.  11:00 AM.
Cantor Arts Center, just off Palm Drive, at Museum Way and Lomita Drive


Do Ho Suh: The Spaces in Between

Ongoing every day from May 10, 2018 through February 25, 2019.  11:00 AM.
Cantor Arts Center, just off Palm Drive, at Museum Way and Lomita Drive


Alphabété: The World Through the Eyes of Frédéric Bruly Bouabré

Ongoing every day from June 20, 2018 through March 2, 2019.  11:00 AM.
Cantor Arts Center, just off Palm Drive, at Museum Way and Lomita Drive


Painting Nature in the American Gilded Age

Ongoing every day from September 5, 2018 through August 25, 2019.  11:00 AM.
Cantor Arts Center, just off Palm Drive, at Museum Way and Lomita Drive


Blackboard

Ongoing every day from September 19, 2018 through January 27, 2019.  11:00 AM.
Cantor Arts Center, just off Palm Drive, at Museum Way and Lomita Drive


Contact Warhol: Photography Without End

Ongoing every day from September 29, 2018 through January 6, 2019.  11:00 AM.
Cantor Arts Center, just off Palm Drive, at Museum Way and Lomita Drive


CANCELED - Book Talk: Moon Brow

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


Rooted Words Reading Series: "Small Mercies"

Wednesday, October 17, 2018.  5:30 PM.
O'Donohue Family Stanford Educational Farm, 175 Electioneer Rd, Stanford, CA 94305


Stegner Fellow Reading with Taneum Bambrick and Jamel Brinkley

Wednesday, October 17, 2018.  6:30 PM.
Levinthal Hall, Stanford Humanities Center


Brooke Holmes (Princeton), “How to Do the History of Nature?”

Thursday, October 18, 2018.  12:00 PM.
110-112


"Space and Spirit: Mapping Geography of Hasidism" with Marcin Wodzinski

Thursday, October 18, 2018.  3:00 PM.
David Rumsey Map Center, 4th Floor, Bing Wing, Green Library


Continuing Studies Student Reading at the Stanford Bookstore

Friday, October 19, 2018.  9:30 AM.
Stanford Bookstore


Security in Insecurity - Learning to flourish amidst change

Friday, October 19, 2018.  7:30 PM.
Nairobi Room, Graduate Community Center, 750 Escondido Road, Stanford, CA 94035


Queer Warhol: Curator Talk + Special Tour

Sunday, October 21, 2018.  1:00 PM.
Cantor Arts Center, just off Palm Drive, at Museum Way and Lomita Drive


Biography of Frederick Douglass

Monday, October 22, 2018.  4:00 PM.
Stanford Humanities Center - Levinthal Hall


"Anatomy of Genocide: The Origins and Daily Life of Local Mass Murder" with Omer Bartov

Monday, October 22, 2018.  5:30 PM.
Bldg. 200, Room 307


Populist Challenges to Democracy

Tuesday, October 23, 2018.  5:30 PM.
Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University


《紅樓夢》的宗旨: 其詩歌與戲曲的點題功用 "Honglou meng's Message As Embedded in Its Poetry and Arias"

Wednesday, October 24, 2018.  7:30 PM.
Bishop Auditorium, 518 Memorial Way


Stanford Bookstore Meet the Author: Alison Carpenter Davis

Thursday, October 25, 2018.  3:00 PM.
Stanford Bookstore


Hadi and His Alam

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


《紅樓夢》後四十回的悲劇力量: 寶玉出家與黛玉之死

Thursday, October 25, 2018.  7:30 PM.
Bishop Auditorium, 518 Memorial Way


Donna Zuckerberg (Eidolon), "'How Deep the Rabbit Hole Goes': The Alt-Right's Infatuation With Stoic Philosophy"

Friday, October 26, 2018.  12:15 PM.
110-112


Mme Laurence Engel, Présidente, Bibliothèque nationale de France

Monday, October 29, 2018.  6:00 PM.
Green Library, 5th floor, Bender Room


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: Using Fiction and Poetry to Deepen Your Presence to Life

Tuesday, October 30, 2018.  5:00 PM.
TBD


Gallery Talk Series: Painting Nature in the American Gilded Age

Friday, November 2, 2018.  12:30 PM.
Cantor Arts Center, just off Palm Drive, at Museum Way and Lomita Drive


Gallery Talk: Brent Procter "Remembering the Overseas Weekly in Vietnam"

Friday, November 2, 2018.  1:00 PM.
Herbert Hoover Memorial Exhibit Pavilion (next to Hoover Tower)


Emily Greenwood (Yale), "Troubling the Classical Commonplace: Reading Ancient Athenian Legal Speeches After Frederick Douglass"

Friday, November 2, 2018.  5:30 PM.
Paul Brest Hall West


H. K. Gruber's Frankenstein: St. Lawrence String Quartet and Friends

Saturday, November 3, 2018.  7:30 PM.
Bing Concert Hall


"Special Talent in the Chest, Special Eyes under the Brows": Jīn Shèngtàn's (1608-1661) Discussions on Travel in his Commentary to "The Story of the Western Wing"

Monday, November 5, 2018.  4:30 PM.
East Asia Library, Room 224, 518 Memorial Way


Gish Jen Reading, part of the Lane Lecture Series

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


Gish Jen Colloquium, part of the Lane Lecture Series

Tuesday, November 6, 2018.  11:00 AM.
Terrace Room, 4th floor, Margaret Jacks Hall


"Casablanca la juive : Private and Public Architecture 1912-1960" with Jean-Louis Cohen

Thursday, November 8, 2018.  5:00 PM.
Levinthal Hall


Stanford Writers in Conversation: An Evening with Novelist and Physician Daniel Mason

Thursday, November 8, 2018.  7:30 PM.
TBA


Sarah E. Bond (U. of Iowa), "Signs of the Times: Fighting the Alt-Right with Public History and Classics"

Friday, November 9, 2018.  12:15 PM.
110-112


All You Can Ever Know: Reading and Q&A with author Nicole Chung

Monday, November 12, 2018.  12:00 PM.
Terrace Room, Margaret Jacks Hall, Building 460, 4th floor


Active Citizen in the Digital Age: Mobilization and Representation

Tuesday, November 13, 2018.  5:00 PM.
Encina Hall, Bechtel Conference Center 616 Serra Street Stanford, CA 94305


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


Stegner Fellow Reading with Colby Cotton and Devyn Defoe

Wednesday, November 14, 2018.  6:30 PM.
Levinthal Hall, Stanford Humanities Center


When and Where was Hindustan?

Thursday, November 29, 2018.  12:00 PM.
Encina Hall West, Rm 219


The Next Revolution Will be Led by Women

Thursday, November 29, 2018.  6:30 PM.
Cubberley Auditorium


Creative Reading in the Galleries

Thursday, November 29, 2018.  6:30 PM.
Anderson Collection


Gallery Talk: Contact Warhol: Photography Without End

Friday, November 30, 2018.  12:30 PM.
Cantor Arts Center, just off Palm Drive, at Museum Way and Lomita Drive


Maggie Nelson Reading, part of the Lane Lecture Series

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


Maggie Nelson Colloquium part of the Lane Lecture Series

Tuesday, January 29, 2019.  11:00 AM.
Terrace Room, 4th floor, Margaret Jacks Hall


Stegner Fellow Reading with Neha Chaudhary-Kamdar and Jay Deshpande

Wednesday, February 6, 2019.  6:30 PM.
Levinthal Hall, Stanford Humanities Center


Stegner Fellow Reading with Gothataone Moeng and sam sax

Wednesday, February 20, 2019.  6:30 PM.
Levinthal Hall, Stanford Humanities Center


Creative Reading in the Galleries

Thursday, February 28, 2019.  6:30 PM.
Anderson Collection


Kevin Young Reading, part of the Lane Lecture Series

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


Kevin Young Colloquium, part of the Lane Lecture Series

Tuesday, April 16, 2019.  11:00 AM.
Terrace Room, 4th floor, Margaret Jacks Hall


Stegner Fellow Reading with Sterling HolyWhiteMountain and Monica Sok

Wednesday, May 1, 2019.  6:30 PM.
Levinthal Hall, Stanford Humanities Center