For the third year in a row, the Hoover Institution Library and Archives hosted the Hoover Institution Workshop on Modern China during the first week of August. This year’s workshop, “China and Its Neighbors: What History Can Tell Policy Makers,” featured five speakers who presented their research to a wide range of audience members.
Four hundred students attended a Chris Hardwick comedy show, sponsored by Cardinal Nights and the Stanford Speakers Bureau, at Cemex Auditorium on Friday night.
On April 18, more than one hundred people gathered outside the Black Community Services Center to hear Janet Mock — The New York Times best-selling author of the memoir “Redefining Realness: My Path to Womanhood, Identity, Love & So Much More” — speak about what it means to be transgender.
On Wednesday evening, Khaled Hosseini, author of “The Kite Runner,” spoke at Stanford as part of the School of Medicine’s “Medicine and the Muse” renewal-themed symposium.
According to Abbas Milani, the Iranian Revolution of 1979 has made even Iranians realize that human rights go beyond political rights; the idea of human rights as a Western concept, he argues, was concocted by “racists in the West and despots in the East.”