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April 2020

Fundamentals of Online Teaching Workshop

April 1 9:30 am - 11:00 am

This workshop provides instructors with teaching strategies for creating an inclusive and effective online learning experience for students. We will look at key principles of online pedagogy, including how to build community with students, and also Q&A issues that arise in the transition to the online environment.

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Earthly Days (Book Talk)

April 1 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

A Book Presentation on Earthly Days Binational publisher Archive 48, dedicated to Mexican and U.S. literature, launches its U.S. wing with the first-ever English translation of Los días terrenales (1949), a novel by José Revueltas. Join us to celebrate its release. Translator Matthew Gleeson, publisher Pedro Jiménez and writer Juan Villoro celebrate the publication of this book. Earthly Days (1949) is Revueltas’ most accomplished and controversial novel. Like Joyce, Revueltas allows the reader to view the inner depths of his…

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CANCELED – Film Screening: Birth of a Movement

April 1 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

In 1915, African American newspaper editor and activist William M. Trotter waged a battle against D.W. Griffith’s notoriously Klu Klux Klan-friendly blockbuster The Birth of a Nation, which unleashed a fight still raging today about race relations and representation, and the power and influence of Hollywood. The Birth of a Movement features Spike Lee, Renald Hudlin, Henry Louis Gates, Jr., and DJ Spooky (who created a new score and remix of the Griffith film), as well as numerous clips from…

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Gita Wisdom

April 1 7:20 pm - 8:50 pm

Join the Stanford Hindu Students Association for an evening of kirtans (devotional singing), philosophical discussions and mantra meditation using the following Zoom link: URL :  https://stanford.zoom.us/j/655674844 Dial in : +18333021536,,655674844#

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CANCELED – Choir of St John’s College, Cambridge

April 1 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

The Choir of St John’s College, Cambridge is one of the finest collegiate choirs in the world—known and loved by millions from its broadcasts, concert tours, and over 90 recordings. Founded in the 1670s, the Choir is known for its rich, warm, and distinctive sound, its expressive interpretations and its ability to sing in a variety of styles. In their Memorial Church appearance, the choir will perform their own repertoire that spans over 500 years of music and is central…

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CANCELED – Studio Lecture Series: Coco Fusco

April 2 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

As a precautionary measure in response to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), the Department of Art and Art History is canceling certain upcoming programs, and temporarily closing both the Stanford Art Gallery and Coulter Art Gallery. We appreciate your understanding during this time. Please visit healthalerts.stanford.edu for the latest information.  The Department of Art and Art History’s Studio Lecture Series presents Coco Fusco. In this artist’s talk, Fusco will screen her 2018 film To Live in June with Your Tongue Hanging Out (24…

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POSTPONED: ‘The Rescue List’ film screening + Q&A with the directors

April 2 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

DUE TO UNIVERSITY RECOMMENDATIONS SURROUNDING COVID-19, THIS EVENT IS POSTPONED. YOU MAY STILL RSVP TO RECEIVE AN EMAIL REGARDING THE DATE CHANGE. The Rescue List is an intimate documentary following two children who are rescued from modern slaveryon Lake Volta in Ghana, and their recoveries as they prepare to return to their families. The film depicts a moving story of friendship and courage that transcends the trope of victimhood, exploring what it means to love and to survive. Through patiently…

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CANCELED – Choir of St John’s College, Cambridge

April 2 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

The Choir of St John’s College, Cambridge is one of the finest collegiate choirs in the world—known and loved by millions from its broadcasts, concert tours, and over 90 recordings. Founded in the 1670s, the Choir is known for its rich, warm, and distinctive sound, its expressive interpretations and its ability to sing in a variety of styles. Following their own set at Bing Concert Hall, the choir will be joined by the Stanford Chamber Chorale and members of the…

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Paper Chase: Ten Years of Collecting Prints, Drawings, and Photographs at the Cantor

April 3 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Experience over 100 acquisitions to the Cantor’s collection that investigate issues of identity, social justice, and humanity’s changing relationship with nature. IMAGE: Ambreen Butt (Pakistan, b. 1969), Untitled, 2008. Hard ground and soft ground etching, aquatint, spitbite aquatint, drypoint, and chine collé, with hand-coloring. Palmer Gross Ducommun Fund, 2011.38.5 Admission Info Cantor Arts Center: Open Wed-Mon, 11am – 5pm, Thurs until 8pm. CLOSED TUES

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4/3 Facilitating Inclusion and Equity Online *note updated day/time*

April 3 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Educational research shows that creating inclusive and equitable learning environments promotes learning for all students. In the absence of face-to-face interactions, and in the presence of differential access to technologies and other learning support systems, it is imperative for instructors to implement strategies for creating inclusion and equity online. In this workshop, you will: Reflect on features that make learning environments inclusive and equitable Identify and commit to teaching strategies for creating inclusion and equity online Collaboratively troubleshoot potential challenges…

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CANCELED – First Friday | For Stanford Students

April 3 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

In support of Stanford University’s guidance to protect the health and safety of our community and communities beyond our campus, we have canceled the First Friday scheduled for April 3. Enjoy a night out at the Cantor on the First Friday of the month during the academic year, with evenings full of art-making, music, and special performances. This program is organized by the Cantor Arts Center and made possible through the generous support of the Joan and John Jay Corley Fund for…

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CANCELED – Bang on a Can All-Stars

April 3 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

A Musical Utopia  Bang on a Can started by imagining a kind of utopia for music—and then they started to build it. Building a utopia is a political act that pushes people to change, but it can also keep them apart. Now more than ever, Bang on a Can is committed to growing a worldwide com-munity dedicated to innovation through music. This concert at the Bing seeks to demonstrate an open, welcoming, and inclusive space for music and ideas from…

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CANCELED – Technology and the Post Human

April 3 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

This event has been canceled due to the acceleration of domestic coronavirus developments. Stanford University has extended its previous restrictions on large-scale university gatherings to now include events of over 50 people through May 15. Visit Stanford Health Alerts for the latest Stanford information about COVID-19.

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CANCELED – Gong Linna: Cloud River Mountain

April 4 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Bang On A Can All-Stars  Superstar Chinese fusion singer Gong Linna sets new lyrics to centuries-old Chinese melodies backed by the musi-cians of Bang on a Can. Gong’s husband, German composer Robert Zollitsch (Lao Luo), composes many of the brilliantly staged pieces. In 2010, Linna’s perfor-mance of the song “Tan Te” on Chinese national television to billions of viewers made her an overnight sensation, vaulting her to celebrity status. In recent years she has starred on television in China but…

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CANCELED – Public Tour | Outdoor Sculpture Walk, Campus

April 5 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

This docent tour explores the extensive collection of 20th century outdoor sculpture in Stanford’s Quad and south campus. Meet at the entrance to the Main Quad where The Oval meets Serra Street. First Sunday of each month from 2 pm – 3:30 pm, rain or shine. Admission Info Tours do not require a reservation and are free of charge

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CANCELED – Ray Furuta, flute, and Laura Dahl, piano

April 5 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

This event has been canceled due to the acceleration of domestic coronavirus developments. Stanford University has extended its previous restrictions on large-scale university gatherings to now include events of over 50 people through May 15. Visit Stanford Health Alerts for the latest Stanford information about COVID-19.

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CANCELED – Invoke Multi-String Quartet

April 5 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

One could say that Invoke Multi-String Quartet is “not classical, but not not classical.” Invoke’s 2015 album Souls in the Mud embraces bluegrass, Appala-chian fiddle music, jazz, and minimalism, a weave created by Invoke’s musicians and other composers. The group was chosen for Stanford’s Emerging String Quartet Program and other residencies at University of Texas, Strathmore College, and Interlochen. Its musicians are Nick Montopoli, violin/banjo; Zachariah Matteson, violin; Karl Mitze, viola/mandolin; and Geoff Manyin, cello. Admission Info $32-$52

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CANCELED – Cardinal Calypso

April 5 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

This event has been canceled due to the acceleration of domestic coronavirus developments. Stanford University has extended its previous restrictions on large-scale university gatherings to now include events of over 50 people through May 15. Visit Stanford Health Alerts for the latest Stanford information about COVID-19.

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CANCELED – Raphael Transfigured: Enrique Martínez Celaya

April 6 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

As a precautionary measure in response to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), the Department of Art and Art History is canceling certain upcoming programs, and temporarily closing both the Stanford Art Gallery and Coulter Art Gallery. We appreciate your understanding during this time. Please visit healthalerts.stanford.edu for the latest information.  Raphael died on April 6, 1520, and the whole of Europe mourned the loss of God’s gift to humankind. No other painter—we read in the letters that flooded Rome after the news broke—was…

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CANCELLED: Another Look Book Club: William Kennedy’s “Billy Phelan’s Greatest Game”

April 7 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

This event has been CANCELLED for April 7, due to concerns about COVID-19 . Please go to anotherlook.stanford.edu for further updates as events unfold. Please join us for the “Another Look” book club discussion of William Kennedy’s Billy Phelan’s Greatest Game, the Pulitzer prizewinning novelist’s 1978 novel about a pool hustler and poker player during the 1930s. Kennedy has been called the Bard of Albany, but he began his career as a reporter. After a stint in the military and in Puerto Rico, he…

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CANCELED – Margaret Atwood in Conversation

April 8 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Acclaimed writer Margaret Atwood will make a visit to Bing Concert Hall for a discussion. Author of more than fifty books including The Blind Assassin, The Handmaid’s Tale, and The Edible Woman, Atwood is the recipient of the Booker Prize, the Franz Kafka International Literary Prize, and the PEN Center USA Lifetime Achievement Award, among others. Her 2019 release, The Testaments, is a joint winner of the Booker Prize. This event has been canceled. We believe it is our responsibility to take reasonable steps…

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CANCELED – NOON CONCERT: Emerging String Quartet Program – Vera Quartet

April 9 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

This event has been canceled due to the acceleration of domestic coronavirus developments. Stanford University has extended its previous restrictions on large-scale university gatherings to now include events of over 50 people through May 15. Visit Stanford Health Alerts for the latest Stanford information about COVID-19.

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Storytelling Workshop with Sterling HolyWhiteMountain (Via Zoom)

April 10 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Sterling HolyWhiteMountain grew up on the Blackfeet Reservation. He holds a BA in English creative writing from the University of Montana and an MFA in fiction from the University of Iowa. He was also a James C. McCreight Fiction Fellow at the University of Wisconsin. His work has appeared in volumes 1 and 2 of Off the Path: An Anthology of 21st Century American Indian and Indigenous Writers, Montana Quarterly, ESPN.com, The Yellow Medicine Review and The Atlantic. He is currently completing a story collection.

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CANCELED – Public Tour | Paper Chase: Ten Years of Collecting

April 10 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Prints, Drawings, and Photographs at the Cantor Experience over 100 acquisitions to the Cantor’s collection that investigates issues of identity, social justice, and humanity’s changing relationship with nature. IMAGE: Ambreen Butt (Pakistan, b. 1969), Untitled, 2008. Hard ground and soft ground etching, aquatint, spitbite aquatint, drypoint, and chine collé, with hand-coloring. Palmer Gross Ducommun Fund, 2011.38.5 Click here to learn more about Paper Chase: Ten Years of Collecting.

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CANCELED – Songs of Protest: Bruce Cockburn

April 10 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

For 50 years, Bruce Cockburn’s music has embraced folk, jazz, rock, and global sounds that reflect his travels as an activist and artist everywhere from Guatemala and Mali, Mozambique and Nepal. He describes his signature guitar style as “a combination of country blues fingerpicking and poorly absorbed jazz training,” and it’s proven to be the perfect accompaniment to his lyrics about joy, pain, fear, faith, and the world around us. At the Bing, Cockburn will ignite the concert hall space with his signature…

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