Stanford Libraries and Vabamu launch Global Conversations, a new series of talks, lectures, and seminars focusing on the benefits and fragility of freedom.
Blog topic: Events
Earth Day 2022 is Friday, April 22nd!
The Branner Earth Sciences Library has partnered with Stanford Earth, Stanford Earth Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, and the Stanford Environmental Justice Group to celebrate Earth Day!
Public talk by Visiting Fellow Lauri Mälksoo: Non-Recognition of Illegal Annexations: Will the Rule of International Law Hold?
Non-Recognition of Illegal Annexations: Will the Rule of International Law Hold?
Public talk by Lauri Mälksoo, Professor of International Law, University of Tartu in Estonia
Thursday, January 20, 2022
The last assigment from the Couture Culture class was to create an exhibition in the library vitrines with plates from Bowes Art & Architecture Library's extensive collection of early French deluxe edition fashion journals.
One night only! Do not miss this experimental film extravaganza!
Stanford Department of Art & Art History presents Stan Brakhage: Triple Vision, a film installation showcasing a recent acquisition by the Bowes Art & Architecture Library.
We lived in a farming community in the outskirts of Ciudad Juárez, not far from the Rio Grande, as it appeared in U.S. maps. In first grade, at the Escuela Rural Federal Primero de Mayo, we would learn it as Río Bravo del Norte. The towns of Ysleta, Socorro, and San Elizario, on the other side of the River, were familiar names from the many relatives who would visit us on weekends. One year they donated electric blankets, never mind that we had no electricity!
When campuses across the world shut down their physical spaces in March 2020, lecture series were canceled or moved to Zoom, where many of them remain to this day. Speakers and attendees learned how to manage the gaze of the webcam with carefully curated spaces in their homes, virtual backgrounds, special lighting, or reducing their presence to a simple black square.