F U N A N D F A S C I N A T I N G I N F E B R U A R Y
2 for 1 Men's Basketball Tickets
Stanford Basketball is offering "Stanford For You" subscribers 2-for-1 tickets for the February 2nd
Stanford vs. Arizona State game. Tickets are limited
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This unique series of performances, lectures,
and demonstrations explores how Asian musical traditions have changed throughout history.
February 3 - 11
Flags of Iwo Jima: The True Story
Veteran AP photo editor Hal Buell discusses the
battle of Iwo Jima, the iconic photo's impact on
World War II, & its legacy as a patriotic symbol.
February 13, 7:30 pm, Cubberley Auditorium, Free
World-renowned ensemble presents an
explosive treat for the eyes and ears.
February 14, 8 pm, Memorial Auditorium,
$14-68, $10 for Stanford students
Chocolate Heads: "Red Shift"
The Chocolate Heads Movement Band comprises dancers, musicians, visual artists, writers and performance poets.
Friday and Saturday, February 3 and 4, 8 pm, Roble Gym, Studio 38, Free
Dancing History: Anna Sokolow's "Rooms"
Thursday, February 9, 7pm and 9 pm, Roble Gym, Studio 38, Free
Stanford African Students Association Cultural Show 2012
Friday, February 10, 7 pm, Tresidder Oak Lounge, Free
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- 2/1: Music Inspired by Poetry of Emily Dickinson, 8 pm
- 2/2: sfSound: Instrumental Music with Electronics, 8 pm
- 2/5: St. Lawrence String Quartet, 8 pm
- 2/8: Guitar Faculty Showcase, 8 pm
- 2/12: Baritone Stephen Salters and the Lark Quartet, 2:30 pm
- 2/15: Carole Terry, organ, 8 pm
- 2/19: Vocallective: Fresh Melodies, 5 pm
- 2/20: Elaine Thornburgh, harpsichord, and Elizabeth Blumenstock, violin, 8 pm
- 2/24: CCRMA Winter Concert, 8 pm
- 2/26: Thomas Schultz, piano, 2:30 pm
Opera after Freud
Two Day Conference on the Elective Affinities between Freudian Psychoanalysis and Opera
Thursday, February 2 and Friday February 3, Stanford Humanities Center, Free
Stanford Opera Workshop presents "Der Jasager"
Der Jasager (The Yea-sayer) is an educational piece written in Germany in 1930 promoting individual sacrifice for the good of the whole community. The libretto is based on Taniko, a centuries-old Japanese Noh drama.
Saturday, February 4, 2 pm and 5 pm, Dinkelspiel Auditorium, Free
Mozart's Birthday Celebration
A musical party hosted by the San Francisco Chamber Orchestra's (SFCO) musical director, Benjamin Simon, and featuring performances by SFCO's all-stars
Saturday, February 18, 7:30 pm,
Bldg 320, Rm 105, Free
Stanford Jazz Orchestra with Carl Allen
Wednesday, February 22,
8 pm, Dinkelspiel Auditorium, $5-10, Free for Stanford students with ID
Stanford Symphony Orchestra and Stanford Symphonic Chorus
February 24 and 25, 8 pm, Memorial Church, $5-10, Free for Stanford students with ID
STANFORD LIVELY ARTS
Richard Egarr, harpsichord
Wednesday, February 1, 8 pm, Dinkelspiel Auditorium, $22-50
Program exploring connections across microtonal systems of the Middle East.
Thursday, February 9, 12 noon, CCRMA Stage, Free
Lecture and demonstration
Thursday, February 9, 6 pm, Stanford Humanities Center, Levinthal Hall, Free
Sunday, February 12, 7 pm,
Dinkelspiel Auditorium, $22-50
Thursday, February 16, 12 noon,
Cantor Arts Center, Free
All-new fiction and poetry by Stanford's Stegner Fellows, transformed through dramatic readings.
Friday, February 17, 8 pm,
Dinkelspiel Auditorium, $12-24
Legendary Afro-Cuban jazz-piano virtuoso Valdés fronts his powerhouse, 2011 Grammy-winning ensemble.
Sunday, February 19, 7 pm,
Dinkelspiel Auditorium, $19-42
Sunday, February 19, 2 pm, Campbell Recital Hall, Braun Music Center, Free
Arneis String Quartet with St. Lawrence String Quartet
Saturday, February 25, 8 pm,
Dinkelspiel Auditorium, $22-50
Wednesday, February 29, 8 pm, Dinkelspiel Auditorium, $22-50
All ticketed Lively Arts shows are $10 for Stanford students with ID.
Unveiling the Pulse of Our Galaxy
Wednesday, February 1, 7:30 pm, Braun Auditorium, Free
Medieval Matters: Dante Now
Thursday, February 2, 2012. 7 pm, Annenberg Auditorium, Free
Not for Profit: Why Democracy Needs the Humanities
Thursday, February 2, 7:30 pm, Cubberley Auditorium, Free
Navy 101 - America's Navy is "A Global Force for Good"
Wednesday, February 8,
4 pm, Haas Center for Public Service, Free
While America Sleeps: A Wake-Up Call for the Post-9/11 Era
A Lecture by Russ Feingold, Former US Senator
Wednesday, February 8, 5:30 pm, Cemex Auditorium, Free
Rational Solutions to Cubic Equations
Benedict Gross, Harvard University
Wednesday, February 8, 7:30 pm, Cubberley Auditorium, Free
A Conversation with Bill Guttentag about Film and Television
Thursday, February 9, 7:30 pm, Geology Corner, Bldg 320, Rm 105, Free
Why the West Rules - For Now
The Silk road, the Atlantic Economy, and the Pacific Century
Thursday, February 16, 7:30 pm, Bldg 380, Rm 380D, Free
From Crisis to Opportunity? One Year After Japan's 3/11 Disaster
Reform and Restructuring in Japan's Energy, Governance, and Economy
Monday, February 27, 9 am, Please click here to RSVP, Free
Russ Feingold, U.S. Senate, on "Corporate Power and Citizens United"
How the Supreme Court Created a New System of Political Corruption
Monday, February 27, 5:30 pm, Dinkelspiel Auditorium, Free, Seating is limited. Click here for tickets.
Ethics @ Noon
Each week Stanford faculty tackle questions of ethics that arise in private and public life. Feel free to bring your lunch. Location: Bldg 110, Rm 112, Free
- 2/3: The Ethical Dilemmas of Philanthropy, Kim Meredith
- 2/10: Who You Are Is So Loud I Cannot Hear What You Are Saying, Joel Samoff
- 2/17: The Difference Between Life and Death: Ethical Decisions in Combat, Viet Luong
- 2/24: Personal Moral Risk Factors, Scotty McLennan
The Energy Seminar
Mondays, 4:15 pm, NVIDIA Auditiorium, Huang Room 14C, Free
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Teaching for Learning
Thursday, February 2, 12 noon, Hartley Conference Center, Mitchell Earth Sciences Building, Free
Displacement, Disruption and Schooling
Brown Bag Seminar on Education and Armed Conflict on the US-Mexico Border
Monday, February 13, 12 noon, Center for Educational Research at Stanford (CERAS), Rm 100B, Free
A Question of Belonging
Brown Bag Seminar on Understanding and Remedying Group Disparities in School Achievement
Monday, February 27, 12 noon, Center for Educational Research at Stanford (CERAS) Rm 100B, Free, Please RSVP.
|BUSINESS, LAW & ECONOMICS|
Entrepreneurial Thought Leaders Seminar
Wednesdays, 4:30 pm, NVIDIA Auditorium, Free
- 2/1: Ted Zoller, Senior Fellow, Kauffman Foundation
- 2/8: Gale Anne Hurd, Film Producer & Screenwriter
- 2/15: Sukhinder Singh Cassidy, Founder & Chairman, Joyus
- 2/22: Reid Hoffman, Co-Founder, LinkedIn; Partner, Greylock
- 2/29: Kristina Johnson, Former US Undersecretary of Energy
Intelligent Strategy: The Difference Between Good and Bad Strategy and Why It Matters
Breakfast Briefing with Richard Rumelt
Wednesday, February 8, 7:30 am breakfast, 8 am session, Stanford Faculty Club, $60, Advance reservations required
Saving the Euro with Minimal Changes to the European Architecture
Wednesday, February 8, 12 noon, CISAC Conference Room, Encina Hall, Free
Contrabrand: Art, Advertising and Property in the Age of Corporate Identity
Lecture by Sonia Katyal
Thursday, February 23, 12:50 pm, Stanford Law School, Rm 280B, Free
Worldwide Inflation and International Monetary Reform: Exchange Rates or Interest Rates?
Wednesday, February 29, 12 noon, CISAC Conference Room, Encina Hall, Free
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|STATE DEPARTMENT CONFERENCE|
The proceedings of the U.S. Department of the State Rio+2.0 conference at the Stanford Graduate School of Business will be available online February 3rd, 8:30 am - 3 pm.
The conference will focus on innovative solutions to sustainable economic development to be presented at the global Rio Conference in Brazil in June 2012.
WINTER CLASSES FOR ADULTS
Stanford Continuing Studies offers a broad range of courses that are primarily taught by Stanford instructors and open to everyone.
Late Start Winter Courses
To send feedback or suggestions, please email Stanford4You@stanford.edu
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The internationally-recognized experts from Packard Children's Comprehensive Eating Disorders Program will explain new findings on the impact eating disorders have on the brain and the resulting advances in the treatment of eating disorders in children and adolescents.
February 28, 7 pm, Free, RSVP required
This informative, humorous and lively discussion of puberty, the opposite sex and growing up sets parents and their pre-teens on a straight course for talking with one another on these very important topics. Multiple dates available. $75
Please see website for complete list of classes available at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital and registration information.
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Twenty Cardinal sports teams are in action during the month of February. For a full schedule of events, click here.
For a list of ticket promotions, click here.
2012 Stanford Baseball is Back!
The Cardinal will take on the toughest schedule in the country with national powers Vanderbilt, Rice and Texas coming to The Farm in February and March before a stacked Pac-12 season. Season tickets for all 30 games start at $160 and three mini plan options are available ranging from $56 - $136. To purchase tickets, click here.
Women's Basketball Hosts Annual Pink Game vs. UCLA.
Join the Cardinal in promoting breast cancer awareness by adding some pink to your gameday attire on Sunday, February 12 at noon. For special $4 general admission tickets, click here and enter promo code "PINK".
Football Season Tickets
Stanford Football is poised to come back strong in 2012 with six home games against San Jose State, Duke, USC, Arizona, Washington State and Oregon State. Season ticket holders will receive renewal information in late February while NEW fans may place a deposit for 2012 tickets by clicking here.
After being on loan for two years, this iconic work by Auguste Rodin (1840-1917) is now back at the Cantor Arts Center.
Walker Evans Photographs
American photographer Walker Evans (1903-1975), with his direct and unsentimental images of life on small-town streets, in New York subways, and on sharecroppers' porches, inspired generations of photographers and helped shape contemporary art.
Cantor Arts Center, Free
This exhibition of more than 60 works includes oil paintings, charcoal drawings, and pen-and-watercolor sketches that convey the breadth and strength of Slinkard's short-lived artistic development.
On view through February 26, Cantor Arts Center, Free
|ART EVENTS |
Design Expertise and the World War II Experience
Thursday, February 2, 5:30 pm, Cummings Art Building, AR2, Free
Art Focus Lecture: The Art of Persia
Wednesdays, February 8, 15, and 22, 4:15-6:15 pm, Cantor Arts Center Auditorium, $90 for all 3 lectures, $75 for members, RSVP required
Spotlight on Art
Friday, February 10, 2 pm, Cantor Arts Center, Free
Walker Evans Lecture
Jeff L. Rosenheim, curator, Department of Photographs at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, talks about Evans' work.
Thursday, February 9, 5:30 pm, Cantor Arts Center, Free
Art Focus Lecture: Paul Klee, A Swiss Enigma
Wednesday, February 29, 4:15 pm, Cantor Arts Center Auditorium, $30, $25 for members, RSVP required
|HEALTH & WELLNESS
Compassion, Awareness and Relationship Skills to Ease Stress
Six Thursdays beginning February 2, 5:45 pm, $255
Thursday, February 2, 7 pm, Free
Revitalize You! Online Program to Make Your Work-Life Work
Five week online 3-learning program beginning Monday, February 6, $395
Healthy Kitchen, Happy Heart: A Glimpse at Hearth Healthy Cooking
Tuesday, February 7, 1 pm, Session I: $50, Session II: $15
Tuesday, February 7, 3:30 pm, Free
Webinar: The Best Diet Ever!
Wednesday, February 8, 12 noon, Your computer, $25
Thursday, February 9, 12 noon, $25
Part of the series "Sacred Conversations as We Age"
Tuesday, February 14, 3:30 pm, Free
The Bare Bones of Surviving Cancer Part of The Ernest Rosenbaum Cancer Survivorship Lecture Series
Thursday, February 16, 6:30 pm, Refreshments at 6 pm, Free,
To register please call 650.725.9456. Space is limited.
Pre-registration required for all classes.
Tuesday, February 7, 8 pm, Cemex Auditorium, Zambrano Hall, Knight Management Center, Free
Child Brides, Drug Lords, and One Woman's Journey through Afghanistan
Wednesday, February 22, 5:15 pm, Encina Hall West, Rm 208, Free
Is Marriage for White People?
Reading with Ralph Richard Banks
Wednesday, February 22,
6 pm, Stanford Bookstore, Free
Let Us Now Praise Famous Men
Saturday, February 25, 1 pm, Cantor Arts Center, Free
The Willpower Instinct
Reading with Kelly McGonigal
Wednesday, February 29,
6 pm, Stanford Bookstore, Free
Thursday, February 9, 7:30 pm, Cubberley Auditorium, Free
A feature-length documentary that follows the relationship between an Afghan interpreter and his client, American journalist Christian Parenti. Wednesday, February 15, 7 pm, Cubberley Auditorium, Free
Three-day conference bringing together documentary filmmakers from Brazil and Chile to talk about their work.
|RELIGION & |
Ecumenical Christian worship featuring choir and organ music with speakers and preachers from diverse religious traditionsSundays, 10 am, Memorial Church
Science and Religion Sunday
On Sunday, February 5, University Public Worship will feature Douglas Osheroff, Professor Emeritus of Physics and Rev. Scotty McLennan, Dean for Religious Life engaging in a sermon titled "Science and Religion: A Dialogue Sermon." The theme of the service is in recognition that the timeless truths of the Bible and the discoveries of modern science can comfortably coexist.
Compline A reflective 30-minute service of hymns and chant sung in the tranquil candlelit ambiance of Memorial Church.
February 12 and 26, 9 - 9:30 pm, Memorial Church. Lohri is a winter celebration in the Punjabi culture. At night, people gather around the bonfire and throw puffed rice & popcorns into the flames of the bonfire. Prayers are offered to the bonfire seeking abundance & prosperity. Stanford Lohri will feature live Bhangra performances as well as folk songs from people in attendance.
Saturday, February 11, 6:30 pm, Lake Lagunita, Free
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