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June 30 Monthly Caregiver Seminar

Stanford's WorkLife Office partners with Avenidas to offer free monthly seminars for caregivers. You are invited to bring your lunch and join us for these informative seminars.

Caregiver Coaching: Practical Tips for Enduring the Care Obstacle Course

Join us this month with Paula Wolfson, Avenidas Care Partners Manager, to discuss:

  • Tools to help yourself & your loved ones
  • Topics including fear, paranoia, agitation, anxiety, wandering, hygiene, diet, and sleep

Location: Poplar Modular, 215 Panama St. (near Acacia & Birch Modulars) see campus map»

Registration: Please register online. Open to all Stanford faculty, staff, retirees, postdocs and students. This event is BeWell Berry eligible.

More Information: Monthly Caregiver Seminars

July 03 Holiday: Independence Day observed

View the listing of all designated university holidays: http://uhr.stanford.edu/holidays.

July 08 July Films: Stanford Global Studies Summer Film Festival

This year's annual Stanford Global Studies Summer Film Festival will feature eight films from around the world and focus on “Imagining Empire: A Global Retrospective”, a broad lens that looks at some of the historical and contemporary geopolitical and socioeconomic contexts of “empire.”

Festival dates: June 17th to August 26th.
Time: Films start at 7 p.m., followed by post-screening discussion
Location: Braun Corner, Room 105, 450 Serra Mall (campus map)
Admission: Free and open to the community.

More Info: https://sgs.stanford.edu/2015-Film-Festival

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FILMS IN JULY:

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

“The Battle of Algiers” (1966) by Gillo Pontecorvo (French, Arabic, English)
Moderator: Dan Edelstein | Sponsored by the France-Stanford Center/Mediterranean Studies Forum
In the 1950s, fear and violence escalate as the people of Algiers fight for independence from the French government.

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

“The Chess Players (Shatranj Ke Khiladi)” (1977) by Satyajit Ray (Urdu/English/Hindi)
Moderator: Sangeeta Mediratta | Sponsored by the Center for South Asia

In 1856, two obsessive chess players fail to notice British rule extending into their Indian province.

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

“Timbuktu” (2014) by Abderrahmane Sissako (French/Arabic/Bambara/English/Songhay)
Moderator: Laura Hubbard | Sponsored by the Center for African Studies

A cattle herder and his family who reside in the dunes of Timbuktu find their quiet lives--which are typically free of the Jihadists determined to control their faith--abruptly disturbed.