Past Events

March
4
Date
Tue March 4th 2014, 5:30pm
Location
Terrace Room, Margaret Jacks Hall (460-426)

CSN book discussion with Larry Buell about The Dream of the Great American Novel, with respondent, Gavin Jones. 

 

March
3
Date
Mon March 3rd 2014, 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Location
Bechtel Conference Center, Encina Hall, 616 Serra St.

Nikky Finney was born in South Carolina, within listening distance of the sea. A child of activists, she came of age during the civil rights and Black Arts Movements.

March
3
Date
Mon March 3rd 2014, 7:30pm - 9:00pm
Location
CEMEX Auditorium, Knight Management Center

In this lecture, the eminent historian Peter Brown will explore the wider social and imaginative implications, for the Christian churches of late antiquity, of the well-known sayings of Christ…

February
25
Date
Tue February 25th 2014, 7:30pm - 9:00pm
Location
Levinthal Hall, Stanford Humanities Center, 424 Santa Teresa St.

Michael Chabon and Ayelet Waldman will join Tobias Wolff to discuss Roth’s 1979 classic, The Ghost Writer, on Feb. 25.

February
13
Date
Thu February 13th 2014, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Location
Pigott Hall (Building 260), Room 216

The traditional lit review tends to focus on a selection of canonical authors and works, along with a sampling of lesser known (often more recent) references.