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September 2021

Quarantine Sessions: A Distributed Electroacoustic Network Improvisation

September 26 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

The Coronavirus Crisis has changed our lives, and we are in the midst of a long period without concerts as we knew them. In addition to the problem of large audiences, the regulations also make it “virtually” impossible for musicians to get together, rehearse, or perform. However, many technologies and solutions are available, helping us to find new ways of collaborating and transporting our work to audiences. We have been programming, testing, and rehearsing in an online environment with artists…

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Julian Davis on “Adorno’s Radical Objective Spiritualization of Artwork: Genealogy of an Aesthetic”

September 28 6:15 pm - 7:45 pm

Before the session please read Julian’s draft (to be added to our email list for Julian’s paper please contact gdowling@stanford.edu) Theodor Adorno’s sustained, plodding, and honest attempt to reckon with some of the most challenging features of mid-twentieth century modernist artistic production yielded some of the most prima facie incredible philosophemes in the history of aesthetic theory. The notion that artwork has a spiritual agency of its own, quite independent of the artists and consumers who produce and experience it,…

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

September 29 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Experience over 100 acquisitions to the Cantor’s collection that investigate issues of science and nature, identity and social conflict, art collecting, and history. 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-Sun, 11am – 5pm. CLOSED MON & TUES

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“Three Presentations: Digital Privacy; The New Inequality; A History of the Pixel”

September 29 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Three presentations:– Cindy Cohn (Executive Director at the Electronic Frontier Foundation) on “Imagining A Future with Real Digital Privacy”– Elizabeth Currid-Halkett (University of Southern California’s Price School of Public Policy) on “Inconspicuous Consumption and Cultural Capital: the New Inequality”– Alvy Ray Smith  (Co-founder of Pixar, live from Montreal) on “A Biography of the Pixel” Register here: https://stanford.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_JLBk409SQHCtfEWxaZRlBA Cindy Cohn is the Executive Director of the Electronic Frontier Foundation. From 2000-2015 she served as EFF’s Legal Director as well as its…

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We are Stanford: A Festival of Reflection and Renewal

September 30

We are Stanford: A Festival of Reflection and Renewal marks the return of the full Stanford community to campus, offering a diverse range of ritual, artistic, commemorative and celebratory programs to express and hold all that we have been through, individually and collectively, over the last 18 months. Two dozen campus departments and programs have partnered to present events that are authentic to their communities and open to broad student, staff, and faculty participation, engaging themes of grief, loss and remembrance,…

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We are Stanford: A Festival of Reflection and Renewal Opening Ceremony

September 30 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join the campus community for a moment of pause to reflect and (re)connect to members of the campus community. This opening event will take place at White Plaza on main campus and will feature speakers from the festival organizing team, and the Band! Come to participate in communal art-making, sign thank you cards for Stanford Hospital staff, and enjoy sweet treats! Opening remarks beginning at 12:15 p.m. We are Stanford: A Festival of Reflection and Renewal marks the return of…

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The Many Faces of Public Service: Careers, Financial Stability & Graduate School

September 30 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Wondering how to integrate public service into any career?    Trying to balance financial stability with a commitment to serve?    Seeking graduate scholarship opportunities? Meet this panel of public service-minded graduate students, learn about their public service journeys and hear about the Truman Scholarship for juniors committed to public service! Panelists: Cordy McJunkins, Education & Public Policy Donya Nasser, Health Policy Jeff Reppucci, Business Administration & Public Policy Nathan Tauger, Law Thursday, September 30, 6-7 PM Lounge, Otero Public…

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Camera as Witness Presents documentary THE REUNITED STATES

September 30 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Camera as Witness Stanford Arts program is proud to be part of the in-person event We Are Stanford: A Festival of Reflection and Renewal (for the full schedule, visit https://orsl.stanford.edu/festival) for the screening and the panel co-presented with the Center for Deliberative Democracy, Stanford Medicine and the Muse, Stanford Center for Biomedical Ethics, MLK Jr. Research and Education Institute, World House Global Network, and Stanford Film Society. THE REUNITED STATES (75min) US  Director: Ben Rekhi  Producers: Sol Tryon, Raj Krishna Over…

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October 2021

Eamon Ore-Giron in conversation with Jason Linetzky

October 1 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Join us for a special conversation between Eamon Ore-Giron, the 2020-22 Stanford Presidential Visiting Artist, and Jason Linetzky, director of the Anderson Collection. Ore-Giron will discuss his practice and newest body of work on view at the Anderson Collection from Sept. 23, 2021 – Feb. 20, 2022. This event will take place outside, on the lawn between the Anderson Collection and the Cantor Arts Center. Seating is limited (feel free to bring a picnic blanket!). The museum will stay open…

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Grateful Expressions: Writing and Speaking Your Way to Joy

October 5 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Come learn how expressions of gratitude, written and spoken, can help you set a hopeful tone for the year. We’ll provide a gratitude template, light snacks, and fun activities for all. You can also tour the Hume Center, meet some of our amazing peer tutors, and make some new friends. Health and Safety GuidelinesRSVP requiredmask required at all times in all interior spaces food & drink will be outside only We are Stanford: A Festival of Reflection and Renewal marks the…

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Multilingualism and Multiscripturality, with Ivan Lupic

October 6 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm

Organized and hosted by the Center for Medieval and Early Modern Studies (CMEMS). The first meeting of the year features “Multilingualism and Multiscripturality” by Ivan Lupić (Stanford, English). The CMEMS Workshop series meets most Wednesdays during the academic year. See the CMEMS website to see the list of upcoming speakers. Note for AY 2021-2022: In-person is only available to current Stanford members. Remote attendance is available: please email meagank@stanford.edu for the Zoom link.

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Installation Ceremony for the Covid-19 Remembrance Project

October 6 5:15 pm - 6:15 pm

This fall, we warmly invite you to join us for the Covid-19 Remembrance Ceremony occurring on Oct 6, at 5:15pm in front of the “Angel of Grief” statue, with remarks by David Entwistle, CEO, Stanford Hospital & Clinics, Paul King, CEO, Stanford Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital and Stanford Children’s Health, School of Medicine, Dean Lloyd Minor and Provost Persis Drell. Featuring musical performances by the St. Lawrence String Quartet. We will be planting 600 “flowers”, made up of several thousand…

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Precession: R. Buckminster Fuller’s Creative Connections

October 7 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Exhibition to show October 7, 2021 — January 3, 2022, in Cecil H. Green Library  Precession: The effect of bodies in motion on other bodies in motion. All the inner effects of all, or most bodies in motion, and all other bodies in motion in [the] Universe is all “precessional.” So I hope that instead of this just being a word that seems remote to you now, it suddenly begins to be important. -R. Buckminster Fuller Stanford Libraries presents Precession:…

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CCRMA Transitions 2021: Concert 1 – Daniel Pearl Harmony for Humanity

October 7 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

As part of We are Stanford: A Festival of Reflection and Renewal, CCRMA celebrates the start of the 2021 academic year with its annual Transitions — two evenings of outdoor, under-the-stars concerts showcasing music from the CCRMA community and beyond. Feast your ears on immersive 3D sounds played on our multichannel system (24.8 speakers!) in our Courtyard outside the Knoll. Each evening’s program will be different and will feature live performances, fixed media electronic music, and audiovisual works. The first night of Transitions is presented as the Daniel Pearl…

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Dedication of the Renewal Memorial

October 8 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm

Join us for the dedication of the Renewal Memorial installation in recognition of the Anatomy and Willed Body Programs, an installation in the courtyard of the Center for Clinical Sciences Research (CSSR) Building at 269 Campus Drive. Renewal is comprised of 77 bricks salvaged from the rubble of the original Anatomy Building by Dr. Don Prolo (MD ’61). Designed by Lauren Toomer, a Stanford Alumnus and teacher of the Art and Anatomy class, the sculpture was inspired by the waveforms…

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CCRMA Transitions 2021: Concert 2

October 8 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

As part of We are Stanford: A Festival of Reflection and Renewal, CCRMA celebrates the start of the 2021 academic year with its annual Transitions — two evenings of outdoor, under-the-stars concerts showcasing music from the CCRMA community and beyond. Feast your ears on immersive 3D sounds played on our multichannel system (24.8 speakers!) in our Courtyard outside the Knoll. Each evening’s program will be different and will feature live performances, fixed media electronic music, and audiovisual works. The first night of Transitions is presented as the Daniel Pearl…

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2021 Thesis MFA Documentary Film Screening

October 9

Nine Thesis films by graduated students in the MFA program in Documentary Film.

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Sankofa Concert: Healing, Reflection, and Renewal

October 10 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Sankofa Concert: Healing, Reflection, and RenewalLet us look into the past to forge forward with what is life-giving. Featuring: Finalists of the students’ Sankofa World Music Contest, award-winning professional musicians, and augmented-reality sacred art. Concert Statement: Sankofa is a word in the Twii language of Ghana, and it literally means to “go back and fetch it.” Sankofa also implies an active forward hope in the face of remembrance and history. Sankofa also is a way to heal and renew will…

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Master of Liberal Arts Information Session

October 11 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Join us for a virtual info session! Information sessions offer an opportunity to learn more about the Master of Liberal Arts. MLA faculty and students will discuss the program and the application process, and answer your questions https://mla.stanford.edu/information-session-rsvp.

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Another Look presents Dorothy Strachey’s 1949 novel “Olivia” on October 13!

October 13 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Please join Stanford’s Robert Pogue Harrison, Maria Florence Massucco, and Tobias Wolff, for an Another Look webinar discussion of Dorothy Strachey’s 1949 novel, Olivia.The event will take place 5:00-6:30 p.m. (PST) on Wednesday, October 13. This will be a virtual event. Stanford’s Prof. Robert Harrison, an acclaimed author and director of Another Look, will lead the discussion, joined by the eminent novelist Tobias Wolff, founding director of Another Look and a National Medal of Arts winner. Massucco, a PhD candidate in Italian Studies…

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In Search of Young Asia

October 14 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

In Search of Young Asia | Sugata Bose Drawing on a larger work in progress titled Asia after Europe, this talk sets out with Benoy Kumar Sarkar on his search for young Asia during his journey to Japan and China in 1915-1916. The quest for new imaginations of Asia was matched by efforts to turn the continent into a connected field of political resistance to Western imperialism. Several variants of Asian universalism were articulated during World War I. For Indian…

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Panel Discussion: R. Buckminster Fuller’s Creative Connections

October 14 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Stanford Libraries invites you to a panel discussion on the subject of creative connections between R. Buckminster Fuller and his contemporaries to commemorate Stanford University Libraries’ opening of the exhibition Precession: R. Buckminster Fuller’s Creative Connections. Schedule: Thursday, October 14, 2021  4:00 – 5:30 pm PT: Panel Discussion: R. Buckminster Fuller’s Creative Connections followed by Q&A This event is free and open to the public. Registration is required; please register here. Eva Diaz is Associate Professor of Contemporary Art History…

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Global 1968, the Death of Takhti, and the Birth of the Iranian Revolution

October 15 10:00 am - 11:00 am

This talk reconstructs rumors and demonstrations in 1968 around the death of Gholamreza Takhti, Iran’s beloved gold-winning wrestling champion, recentering them in the history of the 1979 revolution and the global 1960s. The account of the demonstrations provided here explains a mobilization tactic used to great effect in the lead up to the 1979 Iranian Revolution: the staging of protests on the fortieth day of mourning. Locating this tactic in 1968, at a moment of global protest, and before ideological…

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Art Talk: Sam Richardson Revisited

October 15 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm

Sam Richardson Watts is a teacher, collector, curator and father of two living in Marfa, Texas. He is also the grandson of artist Sam Richardson and he will be speaking about his grandfather’s decades-long multimedia career spanning drawings to epoxy sculptures. Join Watts for a Q&A after in-person gallery viewing.

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Wooden Fish Ensemble

October 17 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

The Wooden Fish Ensemble is comprised of Stanford piano faculty Thomas Schultz, piano; Terrie Baune, violin; Ilana Blumberg, violin; and Hwayoung Shon, kayageum. Program: music by Bach-Busoni, Rzewski, Satie, Na, and Pärt, as well as Korean traditional music. This concert will be livestreamed (link TBA). Admission Info Free admission | Please read our COVID-19 Safety information.

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