Upcoming Events at Stanford

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![Mark Twain](http://userweb.port.ac.uk/~joyce1/abinitio/images/twain3.jpg "Mark Twain")
Mark Twain
Winter Quarter at Stanford gets off to an exciting start with these events:
  • Today at 12:15, Russell Flegal, Professor of Microbiology and Environmental Toxicology at UCSC, will speak on “All the Lead in China.” Pun appreciated. Y2E2 Building, Rm. 111.

  • The History Department will be screening Ken Burns’s documentary ***Mark Twain***over the coming two weeks. Part I will be shown on April 7 at 7;30 PM, and Part II on April 15, also at 7:30. Both screenings will take place in the History Corner (Bldg. 200), Room 002. This year is the 100th anniversary of Twain’s death.

  • Next Thursday, April 8, Profs. Mary and John Felstiner (Dept. of History and English, respectively) will give a talk–accompanied by music, art and poetry–on Creative Resistance to the Holocaust. The event will be held in Koret Hall at Hillel at 7:30 PM.

  • I’m unclear as to why, but Malcolm Gladwell will be the keynote speaker for the **‘Medicine and the Muse’**celebration on Thursday, April 8, at 5 pM in Hewlett 370. The event will also feature presentations and exhibits by medical students.

  • On Monday, April 12, former President of Ireland, Mary Robinson, will speak on ‘Human Rights Strategies in the 21st Century. President Robinson will speak in Cubberley Auditorium at 7 PM.
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