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November 2019

LKSC Fall 2019 Art Exhibition and Reception

November 18 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

The School of Medicine’s Art Committee welcomes you to the new art exhibition featuring the works of Stanford medical students. The rotating exhibit will be displayed in LKSC on the 1st and 3rd floor starting mid-November. Please join us at the opening reception in LKSC 1st floor lobby. Free and open to the public. Monday, November 18, LKSC 1st and 3rd floor, 5:30- 7PM Installation will include acts of bravery from medical students, including: Hannah HalesIrene LiMaya RamachandranClaire RheeJonathon TijerinaGeorgia…

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Environmental History and landscapes in the Americas

November 22 12:30 pm - 1:20 pm

The talk will involve a panoramic historical review of (cultural) landscape studies in the Americas, from the original postulates of Carl O. Sauer and the Berkeley School to contemporary approaches to the subject, taking into account the contemporary context of environmental change. Pedro S. Urquijo is a professor of Environmental History, Power, and Territory at the Center for Research in Environmental Geography (CIGA) of the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) since 2004. He holds a doctorate in geography (UNAM), a master’s…

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December 2019

Experiments in Learning | The Case for Applied Ethics

December 4 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

The Case for Applied Ethics: How Experiential Learning Can Help Students Develop Meaningful Principles Formal entrepreneurship education has often relegated ethics to the fringes of the curriculum. Yet disruptive technologies and enterprises are creating unintended, harmful effects in society, and most entrepreneurship students want to do good in the world. We discuss our use of case studies, role play, and personal mission statements in helping students experience the importance of applied ethics to entrepreneurship, rather than theorizing to them about its…

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LIT+ A Conference on the State of the Interdisciplines

December 5

While surveying some of the most vibrant humanities scholarship today, the goal of the conference is to think critically about the contemporary practice of interdisciplinarity. The program is divided into 5 different panels of interdisciplinary intersection: Lit + Theory/Philosophy Lit + Visual Culture Lit + Science & Technology Lit + Law Lit + Politics As they present their work, distinguished speakers and emerging voices discuss their current research, sharing ways of combining the methods and frameworks of different—and sometimes conflicting—modes…

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Second Sunday Family Day

December 8 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Cantor Events: Drop-in Studio: Experiment with art materials and new techniques by participating in the hands-on art-making experience. All visitors, regardless of age, ability, or familiarity with the creative process, are encouraged to attend.Art Packs: Check out an Art Pack that includes themed activities for visitors of all ages and supplies for sketching while visiting the galleries.Sunday Spotlight: 15-minute gallery talk for all ages. Talks start at 11:30 am and continue throughout the day on the half hour through 2:30 pm.Activity Table: Inspired by…

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January 2020

Second Sunday Family Day

January 12, 2020 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Cantor Events: Drop-in Studio: Experiment with art materials and new techniques by participating in the hands-on art-making experience. All visitors, regardless of age, ability, or familiarity with the creative process, are encouraged to attend.Art Packs: Check out an Art Pack that includes themed activities for visitors of all ages and supplies for sketching while visiting the galleries.Sunday Spotlight: 15-minute gallery talk for all ages. Talks start at 11:30 am and continue throughout the day on the half hour through 2:30 pm.Activity Table: Inspired by…

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Gallery Talk | The Melancholy Museum: Love, Death, and Mourning at Stanford

January 23, 2020 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

A Mark Dion Project Using over 700 items from the Stanford Family Collections, artist Mark Dion’s new exhibition explores how Leland Stanford Jr.’s death at age 15 led to the creation of a museum, university, and—by extension—the entire Silicon Valley. Dion spent more than a year culling through the over 6,000 objects in the original Stanford Family Collections to create an exhibition that explores young Leland’s collection—he already was an avid and curious collector at the time of his death—as…

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February 2020

Gallery Talk | The Melancholy Museum: Love, Death, and Mourning at Stanford

February 6, 2020 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

A Mark Dion Project Using over 700 items from the Stanford Family Collections, artist Mark Dion’s new exhibition explores how Leland Stanford Jr.’s death at age 15 led to the creation of a museum, university, and—by extension—the entire Silicon Valley. Dion spent more than a year culling through the over 6,000 objects in the original Stanford Family Collections to create an exhibition that explores young Leland’s collection—he already was an avid and curious collector at the time of his death—as…

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Clayman Institute Artist’s Salon: A Tribute to Ada Lovelace Exploring AI and Human Expressivity

February 13, 2020 4:15 pm - 5:30 pm

The Artist’s Salon presents Patricia Alessandrini, assistant professor in the Department of Music’s Center for Computer Research in Music and Acoustics. She will discuss Ada’s Song, a composition for mezzo-soprano, ensemble, and a piano automata system employing artificial intelligence. In addition to using AI to generate musical material, it attempts to make real-time machine learning processes comprehensible to the public. Audio and video excerpts of a November 2019 performance of Ada’s Song will be shown, in addition to live demonstrations…

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Into the Twilight Zones: Art and Virtual/Augmented Reality in the West

February 27, 2020 4:30 pm - 6:45 pm

Event Speakers Jeremy Bailenson: Thomas More Storke Professor of Communications, Stanford University Elizabeth Merrit: Vice President of Strategic Foresight, Center for the Future of Museums Yelena Rachitsky: Executive Producer of Media, Oculus/Facebook Jennifer Steinkamp: VR Artist It is the intention of this symposium to explore the challenges, opportunities, and limitations that the emergence of virtual and augmented reality offers artists and museums based in the American West. This event will investigate the ways art and technology are driving how art…

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March 2020

CANCELED – Gallery Talk | The Melancholy Museum: Love, Death, and Mourning at Stanford

March 18, 2020 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

A Mark Dion Project Using over 700 items from the Stanford Family Collections, artist Mark Dion’s new exhibition explores how Leland Stanford Jr.’s death at age 15 led to the creation of a museum, university, and—by extension—the entire Silicon Valley. Dion spent more than a year culling through the over 6,000 objects in the original Stanford Family Collections to create an exhibition that explores young Leland’s collection—he already was an avid and curious collector at the time of his death—as…

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April 2020

CANCELED – Gallery Talk | The Melancholy Museum: Love, Death, and Mourning at Stanford

April 24, 2020 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

A Mark Dion Project Using over 700 items from the Stanford Family Collections, artist Mark Dion’s new exhibition explores how Leland Stanford Jr.’s death at age 15 led to the creation of a museum, university, and—by extension—the entire Silicon Valley. Dion spent more than a year culling through the over 6,000 objects in the original Stanford Family Collections to create an exhibition that explores young Leland’s collection—he already was an avid and curious collector at the time of his death—as…

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