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On Thursday night at 6:30 in Annenberg auditorium there will be a screening of "American Meat" , a documentary about sustainable meat filmed from a farmer's perspective, preceded by food at 6:00. This will be followed at 8:00 by a panel discussion, featuring Maisie Greenawalt (Bon Appétit), Rosamond Naylor (Stanford's Center on Food Security and the Environment, Vasile Stanescu (Stanford, and Journal of Critical Animal Studies, and David Evans (Marin Sun Farms), moderated by Professor Debra Dunn (

Marilyn Yalom, author of How the French Invented Love: Nine Hundred Years of Passion and Romance, speaks this afternoon at the Stanford Humanities Center. Hear Yalom discuss her readings of French literary works and the memories of her experiences in France, which she uses in her book to illuminate the central tenets of France's gospel of love.

This event is free and open to all and a small reception and book signing will follow the talk.

You can read a review of How the French Invented Love here.

Check SearchWorks for titles by Marilyn Yalom available in the libraries.

Thursday, November 15, 2012. 4:15 PM.
Levinthal Hall, Stanford Humanities Center
424 Santa Teresa Street

Poster for the October 2012 Stanford Presidential Lecture in the Humanities and Arts, by Michael Ignatieff.

Michael Ignatieff Presidential Lecture Website

On October 15, 2012, at 6:00 p.m., Michael Ignatieff will give the 2012-2013 Stanford Presidential Lecture in the Humanities and Arts: "On Partisanship: Enemies and Adversaries in Politics."  The lecture will be held in the Stanford Humanities Center.

In preparation for this event, Matthew Marostica, Curator for Political Science and Economics in the Stanford University Libraries, has written an introductory essay about Ignatieff's remarkable work and career, including a rich annotated bibliography and set of excerpts from Ignatieff's writings.