Event Series

A DLCL-wide forum for the exchange of ideas. The DLCL Symposium is a forum for the exchange of ideas across DLCL departments and Research Unit groups. The Symposium takes on a variety of formats including talks by individual scholars, workshops, panel discussions, and interviews.

This series hosts speakers from across a broad array of topics related to the German-speaking cultures.  Lectures take place monthly from October through May and provide undergraduates, graduate students, and faculty with opportunities for discussion and commentary.

How I Think about Literature is a series of talks that feature (mostly) faculty from the departments of the Division of Literatures, Cultures, and Languages (DLCL).

This ILAC grad-student curated series hosts emerging scholars who present on their work and discuss professional development in today's academia.

Lecture series and seminar on modern Italian literature, cinema, and culture. While we emphasize the 20th and 21st centuries, we will include medieval and renaissance topics also.

The Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures runs a colloquium series, which brings distinguished speakers to Stanford.


The Department of French and Italian presents a lecture series in honor of Michel Serres.