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Wednesday, November 4, 2015

"In the Crosswind" (2014), film image

The Baltic film series continues with the film screening of "In the Crosswind" (2014) with introduction by Uve Poom.

When: Monday, November 16, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Where: Cubberley Auditorium, 485 Lasuen Mall
Contact: Liisi Esse or CREEES, 650-725-2563

Uve Poom is the former CEO of the Unitas Foundation, an Estonian educational charity aimed at raising awareness of history and human rights in the 20th century. He is currently a Masters candidate at Center for Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies at Stanford University.

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

GIS Day logo
Mark your calendars! Stanford's GIS Day celebration is coming! Wednesday, November 18th we will have a full day of talks, demos and workshops, as well as great food and fun, to celebrate GIS and the work of the Stanford Geospatial Center.

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Gilead book cover

The latest Stanford Presidential Lecture website was published recently, highlighting upcoming lecturer Marilynne Robinson, excellently written and curated by Rebecca Wingfield, Stanford University Libraries' Curator for British and American Literature.

You can find this unique collection of writings (including Rebecca's essay, selected bibliography, and selection of excerpts of Robinson's work) on Stanford's Presidential Lectures in the Humanities and Arts website.

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Dangerous Summer book cover image

The Baltic film series continues with the film screening of "Dangerous Summer" (2000) with introduction by Marta Mannenbach.

When: Monday, November 2, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Where: Pigott Hall, 450 Serra Mall, Building 260
Contact: Liisi Esse or CREEES, 650-725-2563

Set in Riga, the capital of Latvia, the film tells a tragic love story before and during the Soviet invasion of Latvia in 1940 and the early stages of World War II.

All film screenings are free and open to the public. RSVP requested.

Following this event, the Baltic Film Series will feature: "In the Crosswind" (2014), and "Land of Songs" (2014). Please see the Baltic Film Series page for a full listing of films, event times and locations, and film synopses.

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