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September 2017

Gallery Talk: Nina Katchadourian: Curiouser

September 28 6:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Please join Jennifer Carty, Assistant Curator at Cantor Arts Center, for a Gallery Talk in Nina Katchadourian: Curiouser. Nina Katchadourian: Curiouser explores several major bodies of work by celebrated Stanford-born, Brooklyn-based artist Nina Katchadourian including video, photography, sculpture, and sound art. Katchadourian’s work reveals the creative potential, to use the artist’s words, that “lurks within the mundane.” Using ingenuity and humor, her practice encourages us to reinvigorate our own sense of curiosity and creativity, and to see our everyday surroundings as a…

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October 2017

Graduate Students Workshop: “Buddhist Theories of Embodiment”

October 7 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Graduate Students Workshop: “Foul Wombs, Lacquered Devices, and the Ancient Tampon: Reading (Critically) for Female Agency in Indian Buddhist Texts” Abstract: Scholarly literature on the female body in Indian Buddhism has focused on the extreme negativity of its representations and usually posited its bad effects on women.  Vinaya scholarship on Buddhist monasticism has emphasized its paternalism, assuming the creation and implementation of vinaya to be elite, androcentric, and rigidly hierarchical. This paper reconsiders the question of the agentive female in…

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Design Your Social Impact Career

October 9 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Learn how to turn your interests in social impact into a job after you graduate!  Meet with leaders from over 50 social impact organizations to get first-hand insight into their career paths, their organization’s work, and their fields more broadly. Come away with strategies and contacts for your job search. While some organizations may be recruiting now or later in the year, note that this is not a jobs/recruiting fair.

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Art & Social Criticism Lecture Series Presents: T.J. Demos

October 10 5:15 pm - 7:15 pm

Stanford’s American Studies Program Presents T.J. Demos Professor in the Department of the History of Art and Visual Culture and and founder and director of the Center for Creative Ecologies, University of California, Santa Cruz Against the Anthropocene: The Many Names of Resistance Tuesday, Oct. 10  5:15 PM   The Terrace Room, Margaret Jacks Hall What new creative strategies are radical artists modeling to address challenges in the sphere of ecology? T.J. Demos draws on his new book, Against the Anthropocene:…

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Launch Your Social Impact Career with a Post-Graduate Fellowship (Info Session #1)

October 18 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Attention Seniors! Passionate about serving in the public interest? Don’t have plans for next year? Explore our post-graduate fellowships: funded full-time opportunities to work with a mentor in a public mission-driven organization of your choosing. Come to our informational session to learn about former Fellows’ experiences and get insider tips on the application process.

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Artist Talk: Nina Katchadourian

October 19 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Brooklyn-based artist, Nina Katchadourian, discusses her artistic practice and the exhibition Nina Katchadourian: Curiouser on view in Pigott Family Gallery at Cantor Arts Center from September 15, 2017 – January 7, 2018. This program is free and open to the public. No tickets or registration is required. Doors open at 6pm. Katchadourian: Curiouser explores several major bodies of work by celebrated Stanford-born, Brooklyn-based artist Nina Katchadourian (b. 1968), including video, photography, sculpture, and sound art. Katchadourian’s work reveals the creative…

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Launch Your Social Impact Career with a Post-Graduate Fellowship (Info Session #2)

October 26 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Attention Seniors! Passionate about serving in the public interest? Don’t have plans for next year? Explore our post-graduate fellowships: funded full-time opportunities to work with a mentor in a public mission-driven organization of your choosing. Come to our informational session to learn about former Fellows’ experiences and get insider tips on the application process.

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Launch Your Social Impact Career with a Post-Graduate Fellowship (Info Session #3)

October 30 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Attention Seniors! Passionate about serving in the public interest? Don’t have plans for next year? Explore our post-graduate fellowships: funded full-time opportunities to work with a mentor in a public mission-driven organization of your choosing. Come to our informational session to learn about former Fellows’ experiences and get insider tips on the application process.

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November 2017

The 5th Element: The Future and Promise of Hip Hop Pedagogy

November 8 8:00 am - 7:00 pm

This convening is designed for hip hop educators, community arts advocates, teaching artists, and those interested in the liberatory possibilities of hip hop pedagogies. It will feature: A keynote by South African hip hop pioneer and educator Emile YX (Heal the Hood Project/Black Noise) A panel featuring H. Samy Alim, Casey Wong, the Mural Music and Arts Project, and East Palo Alto Academy High School A panel on hip hop feminist pedagogies featuring Joan Morgan  Workshop sessions led by leading…

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Launch Your Social Impact Career with a Post-Graduate Fellowship (Info Session #4)

November 14 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Attention Seniors! Passionate about serving in the public interest? Don’t have plans for next year? Explore our post-graduate fellowships: funded full-time opportunities to work with a mentor in a public mission-driven organization of your choosing. Come to our informational session to learn about former Fellows’ experiences and get insider tips on the application process.

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Serve a Year, Fulfill a Mission: Service Year Programs

November 16 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Interested in education, the environment, disaster relief, health care, or any other imaginable pressing world issue? Consider taking a service year to help leading organizations achieve their missions. Service Year Alliance CEO Shirley Sagawa, along with representatives from a variety of service year programs, will share opportunities to spend a year doing meaningful work alongside diverse, driven people. CREAM will be served to those who RSVP.

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How to Write Epic Fellowship Applications (Workshop #1)

November 28 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Join Hume Writing Center staff at the Haas Center for an evening of brainstorming and essay drafting. A great cure for writer’s block, this workshop will help you develop pages of ideas, a new set of writing tools, and the redefined focus and perspective you need to write a personal statement and essays for Post-Graduate Fellowship and Cardinal Quarter applications.

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December 2017

Gallery Talk: Nina Katchadourian: Curiouser

December 2 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Please join Jennifer Carty, Associate Curator at Cantor Arts Center, for a Gallery Talk in Nina Katchadourian: Curiouser. Katchadourian: Curiouser explores several major bodies of work by celebrated Stanford-born, Brooklyn-based artist Nina Katchadourian (b. 1968), including video, photography, sculpture, and sound art. Katchadourian’s work reveals the creative potential, to use the artist’s words, that “lurks within the mundane”. Using ingenuity and humor, her practice encourages us to reinvigorate our own sense of curiosity and creativity, and to see our everyday…

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Gallery Talk: Nina Katchadourian: Curiouser

December 2 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Please join Jennifer Carty, Assistant Curator at Cantor Arts Center, for a Gallery Talk in Nina Katchadourian: Curiouser. Nina Katchadourian: Curiouser explores several major bodies of work by celebrated Stanford-born, Brooklyn-based artist Nina Katchadourian including video, photography, sculpture, and sound art. Katchadourian’s work reveals the creative potential, to use the artist’s words, that “lurks within the mundane.” Using ingenuity and humor, her practice encourages us to reinvigorate our own sense of curiosity and creativity, and to see our everyday surroundings as a…

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How to Write Epic Fellowship Applications (Workshop #2)

December 4 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Join Hume Writing Center staff at the Haas Center for an evening of brainstorming and essay drafting. A great cure for writer’s block, this workshop will help you develop pages of ideas, a new set of writing tools, and the redefined focus and perspective you need to write a personal statement and essays for Post-Graduate Fellowship and Cardinal Quarter applications.

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January 2018

Claire Messud Reading, part of the Lane Lecture Series

January 22, 2018 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Claire Messud is a recipient of Guggenheim and Radcliffe Fellowships and the Strauss Living Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. Author of six previous works of fiction including her most recent novel, The Burning Girl, she lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts, with her family.

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