Featured Consponsored Events

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English Department Cosponsored events. 

Past Events

May
20
Date
Fri May 20th 2016, 3:00pm - 6:00pm
Location:
Dinkelspiel Auditorium

Reproducing piano rolls created a sensation when unveiled in Leipzig in 1905 by the Freiburg based firm Welte und Söhne.  Welte’s Mignon disrupted the established market for rolls, especially…

May
19
Date
Thu May 19th 2016, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Location:
Levinthal Hall, Stanford Humanities Center

The Stanford English and Creative Writing Departments, with the support of the Stanford Humanities Center, are sponsoring a unique opportunity open to all Stanford students (undergraduates,…

May
9
Date
Mon May 9th 2016, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Location:
Cemex Auditorium, Zambrano Hall, GSB

Please join the Stanford Graduate School of Business and the Stanford Creative Writing Program

for a special evening with 

Philip Knight, founder of Nike

April
29
Date
Fri April 29th 2016, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Location:
Terrace Room, English Department (Margaret Jacks Hall, Building 460)

Consider transmission art as taking place in “radio space”: a continuous, available, fluctuating intersection of transmission ecologies, described by the reach of signals within overlapping fields…

March
4
Date
Fri March 4th 2016, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Location:
Terrace Room, English Department (Margaret Jacks Hall, Building 460)

While it is common for us to understand rhythm as a resolutely temporal phenomenon, this has not always been the case.

March
3
Date
Thu March 3rd 2016, 1:30pm - 4:00pm
Location:
CESTA, Wallenberg Hall, 4th Floor

In this hands-on workshop, we introduce colleagues in the humanities with little or no experience in computer science or programming to the rudiments of automated text analysis (or colloquially, “…

March
1
Date
Tue March 1st 2016, 4:15pm - 6:00pm
Location:
CESTA, Wallenberg Hall, 4th Floor

This talk demonstrates how large-scale text analysis can provide new evidence for old questions in the cultural historiography of modern Japan and China.

February
29
Date
Mon February 29th 2016, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Location:
Wallenberg Hall, Rm 124

Alan Lelchuk is Visiting Professor in Jewish Studies and Adjunct Professor of Liberal Studies at Dartmouth University.

February
19
Date
Fri February 19th 2016, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Location:
Humanities Center Board Room

In the intervals between longer plays, mid-19th-century Russian actors performed comic monologues and dialogues featuring the encounters between people from the empire’s many ethnicities and…

January
22
Date
Fri January 22nd 2016, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Location:
Humanities Center Board Room

This talk explores the problematics of transforming the concept of silence, in all the different meanings that silentium acquires in medieval culture, into images, from the primordial…