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Past Events

May
02

Democracy, Militarism, and Art: The View from a Soldier Cemetery

5:30pm | McMurtry Building, Oshman Hall, 355..., MAP

This lecture takes a very particular look at the relation between democracy and militarism – two seemingly antithetical concepts that are nevertheless...

Apr
27

Varieties in Abstraction – in Painting, Music, and Literature

5:15pm | Anderson Collection at Stanford..., MAP

There are actually not one but several interesting, and interestingly different, kinds of abstraction applicable to the arts—to music and literature as...

Apr
22

Political Theory Workshop: Derrick Darby

1:15pm | , MAP

SPEAKER: Professor Derrick Darby, Philosophy, University of Michigan

Professor Darby’s main research has been in social and...

Apr
20

Garfield Forum for Undergraduates 2016: Religious Extremism and the Future of Liberal Societies

4:30pm | The CIRCLE at Old Union, Sanctuary Room..., MAP

The 2016 Garfield Forum focuses on religious extremism and the future of liberal societies and features a keynote lecture by...

Apr
14

PAUL WEITHMAN / Religion and the 2016 Presidential Election

5:30pm | Stanford Humanities Center, Levinthal..., MAP

Politicians appearing in pulpits, courting evangelical voters and using language with religious resonances have all become familiar parts of the...

Apr
12

Former US Secretary of Labor Robert Reich / Capitalism and Democracy

7:00pm | CEMEX Auditorium, MAP

Robert Reich, U.S. Secretary of Labor (1993-97) and Chancellor's Professor of Public Policy at the University of California, Berkeley
Neither...

Mar
10

One Man's Perspective on Black Art in the New Millenium: A Conversation with Oakland Artist GREG EDWARDS

5:30pm | Cantor Arts Center Auditorium, MAP

Join Professor Alexander Nemerov of the Stanford Art and Art History Department as he discusses the art and life of Greg Edwards with the artist...

Mar
09

65th Anniversary of Ken Arrow's "Social Choice and Individual Values"

4:00pm | Cubberley Auditorium, MAP

Sixty five years ago, in Social Choice and Individual Values (which was based on his PhD thesis) Ken Arrow issued a signal challenge to those...

Feb
26

Avishai Margalit / *Discussion* Religion and Politics in Israel and in the Middle East - a View from Jerusalem

10:00am | Stanford Humanities Center, Board Room, MAP

A public discussion based on Avishai Margalit's Feb. 25 lecture "Religion and Politics in Israel and in the Middle East - a View from Jerusalem."...

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