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Digital Humanities Showcase

You’re invited to the 2019 Digital Humanities Showcase! Join us at CESTA on May 22, 3:00-6:00 pm to learn about research conducted by Stanford graduate and undergrad students at the intersection of technology and the Humanities!

     3:00 – 4:00 pm | DH Graduate Fellow panel presentations

     4:00 – 5:00 pm | DH Graduate Fellow panel presentations

     5:00 – 6:00 pm | Undergraduate Showcase (featuring brief talks and poster presentations) + Reception

CEOs in Energy: A Special Panel

Please join us for a very special panel on "CEOs in Energy" on Thursday May 16th from 4-5:30 PM in Geocorner 105 (the big lecture hall). The panel will broadly cover innovation and entrepreneurship in the energy sector, with special perspective on what it's like to found and run disruptive companies in the energy and sustainability space.

“We are the first... to walk this path:' Reflections on an Academic Journey

A first generation student who attended community college, she would go on to earn a PhD in History at Stanford in 1982 and five years later would publish the first monograph in Chicana history Cannery Women, Cannery Lives. This presentation underscores the gift of mentorship from faculty/student relationships, to campus/community partnerships, and to long-term institutional commitments.

The Song Remains the Same: Doing Humanities for a Wide Audience

Nate Sloan, PhD, ’16 will be in conversation with Charles Kronengold, assistant professor of musicology at Stanford. Sloan is an assistant professor of musicology at the University of Southern California and a performer who researches jazz, Tin Pan Alley, and popular music. He co-hosts Switched on Pop, a podcast produced by Vox Media, which has been cited by Rolling StoneThe Guardian, and Entertainment Weekly as a top music podcast, and he provides music analysis for 

Disrupting Stigma Around Mental Health: A Special Panel

We are delighted to offer seats to a free panel on "Disrupting Stigma Around Mental Health and Illness," which is hosted in conjunction with the world premiere of The Manic Monologues at Stanford University. The panel will take place May 2, in advance of the May 2, 3, and 4 performances of The Manic Monologues.

Come hear and discuss steps we can all take to reduce the stigma around mental health and illness in our communities.

Non-Teaching Careers in Education

Passionate about education, but not sure that teaching is the right path for you? Come to this coordinated education mixer featuring a variety of professionals in different education-related careers to learn more about diverse opportunities to engage with educational issues and make change in the world. You will have the chance to select three professionals with whom to network and ask questions in this uniquely structured event.

Honeycomb Co-Founder Christine Yen @ ETL

Join us for a conversation with Christine Yen, the co-founder of Honeycomb. Honeycomb’s core product is a tool that helps product development teams understand and debug complex software systems.  

Prior to founding Honeycomb, Yen was an engineer at Parse both before and after its 2013 acquisition by Facebook. She also founded Venuetastic, an event space booking system that launched through Y Combinator in 2011, and holds a BS in computer science from MIT.

The Entrepreneurial Thought Leaders Series is supported by the venture capital firm DFJ.

Luminary Media Co-Founders Matthew Sacks and Lauren Perkins @ ETL

Join us for a conversation with Luminary Media co-founders Matthew Sacks and Lauren Perkins. Sacks and Perkins created Luminary Media in 2018 to make an impact on the growing podcast market, and the platform’s initial round of original content production includes podcasts with Lena Dunham, Guy Raz, Hannibal Buress and Russell Brand.

Sacks, Luminary Media’s CEO, was formerly a principal at New Enterprise Associates. He graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with a degree in history and later worked as an investment banking analyst at Goldman Sachs.

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