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Carillon Serenades - In Celebration Of Hoover Tower In Its 80th Year

Thursday, November 11, 2021
Hoover Tower

For the 2021–2022 year, listen for the carillon as the bells ring in celebration of Hoover Tower’s 80th year and in the spirit of welcoming the Stanford community back to campus. The carillon serenades will be played by Stanford carillonneur, Dr. Timothy Zerlang.

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“A Visual Revolution: The Emperor In Popular Prints” And Launch Of Online Exhibition Fanning The Flames: Propaganda In Modern Japan

Tuesday, October 5, 2021
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

The Hoover Institution Library & Archives presents the Fanning the Flames Speaker Series. This fourth session is moderated by Matthew Sommer, Bowman Family Professor of History at Stanford University and presented by Alice Tseng, professor of Japanese Art and Architecture at Boston University.  The “A Visual Revolution: The Emperor in Popular Prints” and Launch of Online Exhibition Fanning the Flames: Propaganda in Modern Japan event is on Tuesday, October 5, at 4:00 pm PDT.

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Kamishibai (Paper Plays) And The Mobilization Of Women In Wartime Japan

Thursday, August 26, 2021
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

The Hoover Institution Library & Archives presents the Fanning the Flames Speaker Series. This third session is moderated by Kaoru (Kay) Ueda, curator of the Japanese Diaspora Collection at the Hoover Institution Library & Archives and presented by Sharalyn Orbaugh, Department Head and professor of Japanese Modern Literature and Popular Culture at the University of British Columbia.  The "Kamishibai (paper plays) and the Mobilization of Women in Wartime Japan” event is on Thursday, August 26, at 12:00 pm PDT.

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From Past To Present: An Online Discussion Reflecting On The Impact Of Hoover Tower Upon Its Eightieth Anniversary

Monday, June 21, 2021
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

The Hoover Institution Library & Archives and the Stanford Historical Society welcome you to join us for an online discussion on Arthur C. Brown's construction of Hoover Tower and its significance on Monday, June 21, 2021, at 4:00 pm PDT.

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A Carillon Concert For The 80th Anniversary Of The Hoover Tower

Thursday, June 17, 2021
Hoover Institution

In celebration of the upcoming 80th anniversary of the Hoover Tower, a carillon concert will be held June 17, 2021, beginning at 12PM PT. For those on campus, please take a moment to listen to the traditional carillon pieces played by Stanford graduate student Julie Zhu.

Please note that this event will not be livestreamed, but will be recorded for viewing at a later date for those unable to listen to the bells on campus.

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Fanning The Flames | A Speaker Series

Thursday, June 10, 2021
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

The Hoover Institution Library & Archives and Hoover Institution Press Present the Fanning the Flames Speaker Series in celebration of the publication Fanning the Flames: Propaganda in Modern Japan edited by Kay Ueda.

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Women Of The Gulag: A Documentary Film Screening

Tuesday, June 11, 2019
Hauck Auditorium, Hoover Institution, Stanford University

Women of the Gulag is based on Paul Gregory’s Hoover Press book of the same name. Directed by Russian American film maker Marianna Yarovskaya, the film tells the compelling and tragic stories of five remarkable women—among the last survivors of the Gulag, the brutal system of repression that devastated the Soviet population during the Stalin years.

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Unpacking History: New Collections At The Hoover Institution Library & Archives

Tuesday, September 27, 2016 to Saturday, February 25, 2017
Herbert Hoover Memorial Exhibit Pavilion

A new exhibition, Unpacking History: New Collections at the Hoover Institution Library & Archives, celebrates the variety, range, and historical significance of Hoover’s holdings by featuring rare and intriguing items from select collections acquired in recent years. The exhibition opens Tuesday, September 27, 2016, and runs through February 25, 2017.

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William F. Buckley Jr. and Malcolm Muggeridge on the set of Firing Line (Firing Line Broadcast records, box 110)
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Civil Discourse: William F. Buckley Jr.’s Firing Line, 1966–1999

Tuesday, April 19, 2016 to Saturday, August 20, 2016

The Hoover Institution Library & Archives exhibition Civil Discourse: William F. Buckley Jr.’s Firing Line, 1966–1999 commemorates the fiftieth anniversary of the launch of William F. Buckley Jr.’s legendary television program.  Television’s longest-running political talk show with a single host, Firing Line featured William F. Buckley Jr., a conservative and recognized master of debate, in conversation with many of the most remarkable—and often the most radical—public figures of his day.

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Boris Pasternak in 1956
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Rare Doctor Zhivago Materials Displayed In Hoover Tower For Largest Ever Boris Pasternak Conference

Monday, September 28, 2015 to Friday, October 2, 2015

From September 28 through October 2, Stanford will host the international conference “Poetry and Politics in the Twentieth Century: Boris Pasternak, His Family, and His Novel Doctor Zhivago,” the largest ever dedicated to this Nobel Prize–winning twentieth-century Russian writer. An exhibition of Doctor Zhivago rare first editions from Hoover and Stanford as well as the private collection of Paolo Mancosu will be displayed in the Hoover Tower during the conference.

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