Date: Thursday, May 23, 2013. 3:00 PM.
Location: LKSC 130
Lena Pernas, Boothroyd Lab, Department of Microbiology & Immunology, will defend her thesis.Continue Reading →
Date: Wednesday, May 29, 2013. 4:30 PM.
Location: Stanford Bookstore
A celebration to launch The Science Writers’ Handbook: Everything You Need to Know to Pitch, Publish and Prosper in the Digital Age, edited by Thomas Haydenand Michelle Nijhuis. A thorough, up-to-date guide to the craft, business and culture of science writing for the public, with contributions from more than 30 accomplished science writers, it includes honest, practical advice on all aspects of the science-writing profession, ranging from interviewing sources to ...Continue Reading →
Date: Sunday, June 9, 2013. 05:00 PM.
Location: Dinkelspiel Auditorium, Stanfor
Shabana Azmi is an Indian actress of film, television and theatre. An alumna of the Film and Television Institute of India; Pune. She made her film debut in 1974 and soon became one of the leading actresses of parallel cinema, an Indian new wave movement known for its serious content and neo-realism. Regarded as one of the finest actresses in India, Azmi’s performances in film in a variety of genres have ...Continue Reading →
Date: Saturday, June 1, 2013. 02:00 PM.
Location: Cubberly Hall, Stanford University
Sonia Faleiro, is an award winning indian reporter and writer. Author of Beautiful Thing: Inside the Secret World of Bombay’s Dance Bars. The book is one of NPR’s Five Best Travel Memoirs of 2012.
Vikram Chandra is an Indian-American writer. His first novel, Red Earth and Pouring Rain, won the 1996 commonwealth writers prize for Best First Book
Saikat Majumdar is the author of a novel, Silverfish (HarperCollins, ...
Posted by: Judith Romero
WASHINGTON, May 21, 2013—Incoming Professor of Law Nathaniel Persily has been appointed to the 10-member Presidential Commission on Election Administration, which officially launched today. The Commission was established to promote the efficient administration of Federal elections and to improve the experience of all voters.
Persily is a nationally recognized expert in the “law of democracy,” which addresses issues ...Continue Reading →
Date: Thursday, May 30, 2013. 6:00 PM.
Location: 201 Knight Bldg.
Wataya Risa has been a prominent young voice on the contemporary Japanese literary scene for over a decade. Her best-selling debut novel “Install” (2001) won the Bungei Prize for Literature, and was later made into a film and graphic novel. In 2003, Wataya became the youngest writer in history to receive the prestigious Akutagawa Prize for her second novel, “Keritai senaka.” More recently, her 2011 novel “Kawaisodane?” was awarded ...Continue Reading →
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Date: Thursday, May 23, 2013. 6:00 PM.
Location: Braun Lecture Hall, Mudd Chemistry Building,
PLEASE NOTE: THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED
Wang Quan AnDirector
Wang Quan’an’s epic takes place towards the end of imperial China until the end of the Chinese Civil War – a period of dramatic political and social upheaval. The film is set in eponymous White Deer Plain in Shaanxi Province where the two most important families – Bai and Lu – and their sons have always lived ...
Date: Thursday, May 23, 2013. 7:00 PM.
Location: Bldg 550 Atrium
The Stanford Design Program will be hosting visionary director Joseph Kosinsnki. Joseph’s work reflects his unusual background in Design and Architecture.His last movie, Oblivion, was just released and stars Tom Cruise and Morgan Freeman. It is a cinematic adaptation of a Science Fiction graphic novel that he co-wrote with Arvid Nelson in which he depicts a post apocalyptic Earth with stunning visuals.He made his big-screen directorial debut with the ...Continue Reading →
Date: Tuesday, June 11, 2013. 1:00 PM.
Location: Peterson Building 416 Escondido Mall Stanford University
COME MEET THE MAKERS!
Here’s your chance to see the amazing, thought-provoking, and world-changing products created by Stanford students in the Product Realization Lab.
A partial list of projects include bicycle frames, irrigation and food production tools, furniture, camera accessories, cooking and eating implements, and MANY MANY MORE beautiful, innovative, inspirational, and delightful products designed and made by students.