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Affirmative Consent Panel Discussion

Affirmative consent, or the affirmative, conscious, and voluntary agreement to engage in sexual activity from both partners, reduces ambiguity in sexual situations. This panel will discuss California's affirmative consent law, highlighting its goals and limits for promoting a culture of respect on campus, and also probe into how affirmative consent is implemented on campuses and how students' understand its meaning. Panelists will represent legal, research, and activist perspectives. 

Fareed Zakaria: "America in a New World"

Join global journalist Fareed Zakaria for “America in a New World” on Tuesday, May 10, at 7 pm in Cemex Auditorium. Zakaria's address will explore the role of the United States in a world of increasing turmoil. Should America be acting as the global “moral police?” When is our nation is responsible for stopping genocide, fighting poverty, and addressing other pressing issues we face as a country “with a conscience?” And how do we balance our domestic concerns with those of the world in a time of limited resources?

Fareed Zakaria: "America in a New World"

Join global journalist Fareed Zakaria for “America in a New World” on Tuesday, May 10, at 7 pm in Cemex Auditorium. Zakaria's address will explore the role of the United States in a world of increasing turmoil. Should America be acting as the global “moral police?” When is our nation is responsible for stopping genocide, fighting poverty, and addressing other pressing issues we face as a country “with a conscience?” And how do we balance our domestic concerns with those of the world in a time of limited resources?

Affirmative Consent Panel Discussion

Affirmative consent, or the affirmative, conscious, and voluntary agreement to engage in sexual activity from both partners, reduces ambiguity in sexual situations. This panel will discuss California's affirmative consent law, highlighting its goals and limits for promoting a culture of respect on campus, and also probe into how affirmative consent is implemented on campuses and how students' understand its meaning. Panelists will represent legal, research, and activist perspectives. 

Getting Played: Second Annual Symposium on Equity in the Entertainment Industry and Awards

The day before the Oscars on February 27, 2016, the public is invited to join experts from the fields of entertainment, psychology, education, law, and social justice for Getting Played, the Second Annual Symposium on Equity in the Entertainment Industry and Awards. The Keynote Address will be delivered by Amy Pietz (“Caroline in the City”) with Closing Remarks by Dr. Adam Banks (Director, Program in Writing and Rhetoric (PWR), Stanford University).

Just Mercy: Race and the Criminal Justice System

Bryan Stevenson, acclaimed public interest lawyer and founder and executive director of the Equal Justice Initiative, will deliver the 2016 Anne and Loren Kieve Distinguished Speaker Lecture at a joint event sponsored by the Center for Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity (CCSRE) and OpenXChange on Wednesday, Jan. 13, in Cemex Auditorium. The Anne and Loren Kieve Distinguished Speaker Fund annually brings leading scholars, public intellectuals, and artists to address the Stanford community on vital issues relating to race and ethnicity.

RADIOLAB's Jad Abumrad

In 2002, Jad Abumrad began to develop a new kind of radio experience, an on-air laboratory that explores the most intriguing mysteries in science, the natural world, and human experience. Over the next few years he and co-host Robert Krulwich created Radiolab, one of the most innovative radio shows on the dial—a sonically-rich, rollicking hour of largely scientific sleuthing, aptly sloganed “curiosity on a bender.”

CBD 2015: Storytelling Workshop: Authentic Expression & Deep Listening

Stories and storytelling have long been a vehicle for creating greater presence to ourselves, others, and our world. In this workshop you’ll explore how to turn your encounters with stories into contemplative practices, with many of the same benefits of mindfulness and compassion meditation practices.  Join us to discover how to use stories and storytelling to reflect deeply and create more intimacy in all of your relationships.  

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