featured events

UNAFF (United Nations Association Film Festival)

Ongoing every day from October 16, 2014 through October 26, 2014.
Annenberg Auditorium, School of Education CERAS Bldg. (Rm 101), Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies (Encina Hall), Stanford Medical School (Li Ka Shing Center LK120)


Contemplation By Design (CBD)

Ongoing from October 20, 2014 through November 6, 2014. See details for exact dates and times.
Campus wide


Tour Social Justice at Stanford exhibit

Saturday, October 25, 2014.  9:00 AM.
Green Library, Bender Room


Take photos with the Stanfords

Ongoing every day from October 23, 2014 through October 25, 2014.  10:00 AM.
Ford Center


Daumier on Art and the Theatre

Ongoing every day from October 15, 2014 through March 16, 2015.  11:00 AM.
Cantor Arts Center, just off Palm Drive, at Museum Way and Lomita Drive


Shop, Gallery, Studio: The Art World in the 17th and 18th Centuries

Ongoing every day from October 15, 2014 through March 16, 2015.  11:00 AM.
Cantor Arts Center, just off Palm Drive, at Museum Way and Lomita Drive


Gay Autobiography, Professor Paul Robinson 

Saturday, October 25, 2014.  1:00 PM.
Main Quad, Bldg 200 (History corner), Room 002, lower level 


Listening to Silence, Seeing Absence: The Challenge of Reconstructing Chinese Railroad Workers' Lives

Saturday, October 25, 2014.  1:00 PM.
Main Quad, Bldg 320 (Geology corner), Room 105


Medical Errors: Causes and Options, Professor Peter Rudd 

Saturday, October 25, 2014.  1:00 PM.
Cummings Art Building, Annenberg Auditorium, lower level


The Mathematics of Doodling, Professor Ravi Vakil 

Saturday, October 25, 2014.  1:00 PM.
Bishop Auditorium


The World's Strangest Borders and How They Got That Way, Professor Kenneth Schultz

Saturday, October 25, 2014.  1:00 PM.
Graduate School of Education, Cubberley Auditorium


Stumped - Documentary Movie Screening

Saturday, October 25, 2014.  8:20 PM.
Cubberly Community Center Theatre - 4000 Middlefield Rd, Palo Alto


University Public Worship - Alumni Weekend

Sunday, October 26, 2014.  10:00 AM.
Memorial Church


Conflicts of Principle and How they Change Physics, Professor Leonard Susskind

Sunday, October 26, 2014.  10:00 AM.
Graduate School of Education, Cubberley Auditorium


Feeding Nine Billion, Professor David Lobell

Sunday, October 26, 2014.  10:00 AM.
Cummings Art Building, Annenberg Auditorium, lower level


The Extreme Life of the Sea, Professor Steve Palumbi

Sunday, October 26, 2014.  10:00 AM.
Main Quad, Bldg 200 (History corner), Room 002, lower level


Founders' Celebration 2014

Sunday, October 26, 2014.  11:00 AM.
Cantor Arts Center


Founders' Day exhibit

Sunday, October 26, 2014.  11:00 AM.
Cantor Arts Center auditorium


Dean Fred Hargadon: A Celebration of a "Great!" Life

Sunday, October 26, 2014.  11:30 AM.
Campbell Recital Hall, Braun Music Center


A Constellation of Vital Phenomena with Author Anthony Marra

Sunday, October 26, 2014.  1:00 PM.
Main Quad - Building 200 (History Corner), Room 002


Triple CCRMAlite: 40, 50, 80

Sunday, October 26, 2014.  1:30 PM.
Bing Concert Hall


Skiing in Russia and the Significance of Soviet Biathlon

Monday, October 27, 2014.  12:00 PM.
Encina Hall West, Room 208


"Got Teens" - Inside the Teenage Brain

Monday, October 27, 2014.  12:00 PM.
Tresidder Memorial Union, 459 Lagunita Dr. Cypress Lounge Conference room.


CANCELED - LIVE ON SCREEN: Peter Brook's "The Mahabharata"

Monday, October 27, 2014.  5:00 PM.
Room 125, Memorial Auditorium


Passion + Meaning = A Career with Purpose

Monday, October 27, 2014.  5:00 PM.
Branner Hall, Jackson Lounge


Ferguson: America's Movement for Racial Justice

Monday, October 27, 2014.  7:00 PM.
Cemex Auditorium


Another Look Book Club - Cosmicomics

Monday, October 27, 2014.  7:30 PM.
Levinthal Hall, Stanford Humanities Center, 424 Santa Teresa St.


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.


Can We Put a Price on Good Health? Controlling the Cost of Health Care - Stanford Health Policy Forum

Tuesday, October 28, 2014.  12:00 PM.
Berg Hall


Learn How Technology is Disrupting the Legal System and How You Can be Part of Shaping the Future of Law

Tuesday, October 28, 2014.  12:30 PM.
Room 290, Stanford Law School


Writing Cinema without Restraint

Tuesday, October 28, 2014.  5:00 PM.
Pigott Hall (Building 260), Room 216


Town Hall Meeting on Stanford's Policies and Practices Around Sexual Assault

Tuesday, October 28, 2014.  5:30 PM.
Black Community Services Center


Imagining the Universe: Tracy K. Smith

Tuesday, October 28, 2014.  6:00 PM.
Elena Baran Baskin Lecture Hall in Language Corner


Invited Lecture: William Hurlbut, MD

Tuesday, October 28, 2014.  6:00 PM.
Clark Center Auditorium (Room S001 - basement beneath courtyard


Dr. Eugenie Scott: Why do people reject good science? Reflections on the evolution and climate science wars

Tuesday, October 28, 2014.  7:00 PM.
Building 320, Room 105


Muslims in Love: a Chai Chat with Professor Shahzad Bashir

Tuesday, October 28, 2014.  7:00 PM.
Markaz Resource Center


Anjali Arondekar: "Telling Tales: Sexuality, Exemplarity, South Asia"

Wednesday, October 29, 2014.  12:00 PM.
Encina Hall West, Room 208


Africa Table: Writing on the Wall: Youth, Space, and Sociality in Urban Niger

Wednesday, October 29, 2014.  12:00 PM.
Encina Hall West, Room 202, 616 Serra Street


Cosmas Magaya: Mbira Lecture / Demonstration

Wednesday, October 29, 2014.  12:15 PM.
Harmony House


Sexual Assault on College Campuses— What Faculty Need to Know

Wednesday, October 29, 2014.  4:15 PM.
Levinthal Hall, Humanities Center


Book Reading: I'll Be Right There

Wednesday, October 29, 2014.  4:15 PM.
Lathrop East Asia Library, Room 224


St. Lawrence String Quartet: Concert for the Community

Wednesday, October 29, 2014.  4:30 PM.
Dinkelspiel Auditorium


Lewis Cirne: DFJ Entrepreneurial Thought Leaders Series

Wednesday, October 29, 2014.  4:30 PM.
NVIDIA Auditorium, Huang Engineering Center


The Stanford Safari

Wednesday, October 29, 2014.  5:00 PM.
Clark Center Auditorium


Puppetry Workshop with Blind Summit Theatre

Wednesday, October 29, 2014.  5:00 PM.
Bing Concert Hall Studio


Aaron-Roland Endowed Lecture with Amos Gitai

Wednesday, October 29, 2014.  6:30 PM.
Cubberly Auditorium


Film Screening: Nuri Bilge Ceylan's "Once Upon A Time In Anatolia" (2011)

Wednesday, October 29, 2014.  7:00 PM.
Building 260 (Pigott Hall), Room 113


John Scott, organ

Wednesday, October 29, 2014.  7:30 PM.
Memorial Church


Cosmas Magaya: Mbira Concert

Wednesday, October 29, 2014.  7:30 PM.
Dinkelspiel Auditorium


Fundamental Themes in Neuroscience - Kimberly Huber

Thursday, October 30, 2014.  12:00 PM.
Clark Center Auditorium


Taking China Global: Hugo Barra, Vice President, Xiaomi

Thursday, October 30, 2014.  12:00 PM.
CEMEX Auditorium


Sherine Hamdy: All Eyes on Egypt: Religion and the Medical Use of Dead Bodies amidst Cairo's Political Unrest

Thursday, October 30, 2014.  12:15 PM.
Encina Hall West, Room 208 (616 Serra Street)


Women and Connection

Thursday, October 30, 2014.  12:30 PM.
Keck Science Building – 380 Roth Way; 2nd floor conference room


Film Screening: The Private Life Of Fenfen

Thursday, October 30, 2014.  5:30 PM.
Art 2, Cummings Art Building, 435 Lasuen Mall


The Sarashina Diary: A New Collaborative Translation Study

Thursday, October 30, 2014.  6:00 PM.
521 Memorial Way, Knight Building, Room 102


“The complexity of leadership of Islamic Republic of Iran”

Thursday, October 30, 2014.  6:30 PM.
Pigott Hall, Room 113


Advances in Surgical and Non-Surgical Treatment of Brain Tumors

Thursday, October 30, 2014.  7:00 PM.
Stanford Health Library Hoover Pavilion, Suite 201 211 Quarry Rd., Palo Alto CA 94304


Blind Summit Theatre

Ongoing from October 30, 2014 through November 2, 2014. See details for exact dates and times.
Bing Concert Hall Studio


Bill Evans: Banjo in America

Thursday, October 30, 2014.  7:30 PM.
Cubberley 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


Screen on the Green: Guardians of the Galaxy

Thursday, October 30, 2014.  9:00 PM.
Wilbur Field


Eric Bonabeau: The Prepared Mind Favors Chance

Friday, October 31, 2014.  12:00 PM.
Annenberg Auditorium


CLAS Lecture Series: "Black Saint of the Americas: The Life and Afterlife of Martín de Porres"

Friday, October 31, 2014.  01:15 PM.
Bolivar House, 582 Alvarado Row


Halloween Concert with Stanford Symphony Orchestra and Stanford Wind Ensemble

Friday, October 31, 2014.  7:30 PM.
Dinkelspiel Auditorium


Stand Up, D @ CoHo

Ongoing every week from October 10, 2014 through December 12, 2014.  8:00 PM.
CoHo


Senior Recital: Susan Nitta, violin

Saturday, November 1, 2014.  7:30 PM.
Campbell Recital Hall


Pomplamoose

Saturday, November 1, 2014.  8:00 PM.
Bing Concert Hall


14th Annual Race Against PH 5k Walk/Run

Sunday, November 2, 2014.  9:00 AM.
Stanford University / Pac-12 Plaza


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

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


Orpheus Chamber Orchestra

Sunday, November 2, 2014.  7:00 PM.
Bing Concert Hall


Junior Recital: Matthew Billman, baritone

Sunday, November 2, 2014.  7:00 PM.
Campbell Recital Hall


Clara Sumpf Yiddish Lecture Series with Anna Shternshis

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


CBD: Contemplation: The Power of the Pause - Calm, Compassionate Competence

Monday, November 3, 2014.  12:05 PM.
Bldg 320 Main Quad (Geology Corner), Rm 105 *Note new location


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


CBD: Mindfulness and Design Thinking

Monday, November 3, 2014.  5:15 PM.
Institute of Design, d.school Atrium


CBD: Labyrinth Walk at 10am

Tuesday, November 4, 2014.  10:00 AM.
Windhover contemplative center


CBD: Contemplative Wisdom

Tuesday, November 4, 2014.  12:00 PM.
Old Union, Circle Sanctuary, 3rd Floor


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


View From The Top: Doug Leone, Partner, Sequoia Capital

Tuesday, November 4, 2014.  12:00 PM.
CEMEX Auditorium


The Power Has Shifted…And So Has the Blame: What Does The GM Ignition Switch Scandal Tell Us About The Changing Role of In-House Lawyers

Tuesday, November 4, 2014.  12:45 PM.
Room 290, Stanford Law School


CBD: Labyrinth Walk at 4pm

Tuesday, November 4, 2014.  4:00 PM.
Windhover contemplative center


Grief Discussion Group

Tuesday, November 4, 2014.  4:30 PM.
Faculty Staff Help Center, Keck Science Building, Room 185


CBD: Happiness

Tuesday, November 4, 2014.  5:30 PM.
Clark Center Auditorium


Oil & Water, A Documentary

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


Toy Models: Tadashi Tokieda Public Lecture

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


CBD: Labyrinth Walk at 9pm

Tuesday, November 4, 2014.  9:00 PM.
Windhover contemplative center


CBD: Integrating Our Work and Life Aspirations

Wednesday, November 5, 2014.  12:00 PM.
Building 300, Main Quad, Rm 300


Africa Table: "Want to Go to Africa?" Undergraduate Opportunities for Study and Research in Africa at Stanford

Wednesday, November 5, 2014.  12:00 PM.
Encina Hall West, Room 202, 616 Serra Street


How Will Technology Change News?

Wednesday, November 5, 2014.  12:00 PM.
McClatchy Hall Room 101A


Narrative Politics: How Stories Enable Collective Action

Wednesday, November 5, 2014.  4:00 PM.
McClatchy Hall Room 101A


Jennifer Carolan: DFJ Entrepreneurial Thought Leaders Series

Wednesday, November 5, 2014.  4:30 PM.
NVIDIA Auditorium, Huang Engineering Center


CBD: Walking Meditation and Contemplation of Memorial Church Inscriptions

Wednesday, November 5, 2014.  5:00 PM.
Memorial Church


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


CBD: Om Under the Dome (yoga)

Wednesday, November 5, 2014.  8:00 PM.
Memorial Church


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)


CBD: Contemplative Concert at Bing

Thursday, November 6, 2014.  12:00 PM.
Bing Concert Hall


Just Mercy: Bryan Stevenson on Justice, Redemption, and the Death Penalty

Thursday, November 6, 2014.  12:45 PM.
Room 290, Stanford Law School


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


The Clayman Institute 40th Anniversary Celebration

Thursday, November 6, 2014.  4:30 PM.
Bechtel International Center


CBD: Contemplation, Breaks, Vacation

Thursday, November 6, 2014.  5:00 PM.
Alway Bldg. M106 (Near Medical Center)


2014 Alexander Dallin Lecture

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


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)


CBD: Labyrinth Walk

Thursday, November 6, 2014.  7:00 PM.
Memorial Church


Medieval Matters: Hildegard of Bingen: Medieval Lessons for Modern Medicine

Thursday, November 6, 2014.  7:30 PM.
Bishop Auditorium, Lathrop Library (08-350)


Marjane Satrapi & Chris Ware: Graphic Novelists

Thursday, November 6, 2014.  7:30 PM.
Cemex Auditorium


PRODUCTION: A Kingdom, A Country or a Wasteland, In the Snow

Ongoing every day from November 6, 2014 through November 8, 2014.  8:00 PM.
Pigott Theater


Proof

Ongoing from November 6, 2014 through November 15, 2014. See details for exact dates and times.
Elliot Program Center


Creativity, Purpose and Passion

Friday, November 7, 2014.  8:00 AM.
Paul Brest Hall


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


Carillon Concert - Unwind

Ongoing from November 7, 2014 through November 7, 2014. See details for exact dates and times.
Dohrman Grove & The Oval Ear


Annual Bita Prize for Persian Arts

Friday, November 7, 2014.  6:30 PM.
McCaw Hall, Alumni Arrillaga Center


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


The City: Behavioral and Social Science Summit 2014

Saturday, November 8, 2014.  8:30 AM.
Paul Brest Hall


Stanford Fall Splash 2014

Ongoing every day from November 8, 2014 through November 9, 2014.  9:00 AM.
Main Quad, Lomita Mall, White Plaza


Bing Nursery School Harvest Moon Auction

Saturday, November 8, 2014.  6:30 PM.
Arrillaga Alumni Center, McCaw Hall, 326 Galvez St.


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


Mao and Postmodernism by Alfred Hornung

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


Symposium: Breaking Through to Global Sustainability

Tuesday, November 11, 2014.  2:30 PM.
Cemex Auditorium, Stanford University


Chinese In Pre-Colonial And Colonial Korea, 1882-1945

Tuesday, November 11, 2014.  4:15 PM.
Lathrop East Asia Library, Room 224


The Patchwork Ecosystem of Local Shopping Streets: Globalization and Gentrification from New York to Shanghai.

Tuesday, November 11, 2014.  4:15 PM.
Building 200, Room 002


Saving Privacy

Tuesday, November 11, 2014.  4:30 PM.
Law School, Room 190


World War I in Music and Song

Tuesday, November 11, 2014.  7:30 PM.
Cubberley Auditorium


Stanford Breakfast Briefings

Wednesday, November 12, 2014.  7:30 AM.
Stanford Faculty Club 439 Lagunita Dr.


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


Tina Wells: DFJ Entrepreneurial Thought Leaders Series

Wednesday, November 12, 2014.  4:30 PM.
NVIDIA Auditorium, Huang Engineering Cente


LIVE ON SCREEN: Dionysus in 69

Wednesday, November 12, 2014.  6:00 PM.
Room 125, Memorial Auditorium


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


Victor Gama: Solo Concert

Wednesday, November 12, 2014.  7:30 PM.
CCRMA Stage, The Knoll