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Lane Lecture Series

The Lane Lecture Series is a major presence in the cultural life of Stanford University. Through their generosity, Jean and Bill Lane have made it possible for the most distinguished and exciting of contemporary writers to visit Stanford.

In its 37th season, this series honors the enduring power and importance of our literature by bringing the best of writers together with their readers, offering both campus and community a rare, exhilarating experience of their work. The 2018-2019 writers include Gish Jen, Maggie Nelson, and Kevin Young.

Upcoming Events

Monday, October 28, 2019 - 8:00 pm
MacKenzie Room, Huang Engineering Center
Tuesday, October 29, 2019 - 11:00 am
Terrace Room, Margaret Jacks Hall
Monday, February 24, 2020 - 8:00 pm
MacKenzie Room, Huang Engineering Center
Tuesday, February 25, 2020 - 11:00 am
Terrace Room, Margaret Jacks Hall
Monday, April 27, 2020 - 8:00 pm
Bechtel Conference Center
Tuesday, April 28, 2020 - 11:00 am
Terrace Room, Margaret Jacks Hall

Past Events

Tuesday, April 16, 2019 - 11:00 am
Monday, April 15, 2019 - 8:00 pm
Tuesday, January 29, 2019 - 11:00 am
Monday, January 28, 2019 - 8:00 pm
Tuesday, November 6, 2018 - 11:00 am
Monday, November 5, 2018 - 8:00 pm
Monday, January 22, 2018 - 8:00 pm
Monday, January 22, 2018 - 8:00 pm
Monday, October 30, 2017 - 8:00 pm