Public events

Upcoming Events

Our programming includes regular talks, conferences, workshops, tours, and class visits. While our Center is currently closed, we have moved our programming online.  


Nainoa Thompson, President of the Polynesian Voyaging Society

Speaks 3 pm on November 18, 2021

Sponsored by Barry Lawrence Ruderman, the Office of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at the School of the Earth, Energy & Environmntal Sciences and the Native American Cultural Center. 

The event is free. For more and to register, please visit this page. 


Third Barry Lawrence Ruderman Conference on Cartography

October 20-22, 2021

Info & register here

We are excited to announce that the focus of this year's conference is on Indigenous cartography as well as its connections with other cartography. Visit this page for details, and watch this space for more!



Finding maps online workshop

Wednesday, Oct 6, 11am

Office hours via Zoom for consultations (Stanford faculty, students, and staff): Come with your questions!

Mondays, Oct 4 - Nov 30, 11am-12pm

Please note there will be no office hours on Oct 18.