■ Talk: 'Hearing Aids and the Long History of Electronics Miniaturization'
Mara Mills, a historian of science and associate professor at New York University, will give a free talk today (March 7) at noon on "Hearing Aids and the Long History of Electronics Miniaturization." Mills posits that deaf and hard-of-hearing people were not only early adopters of miniaturized electronics, but also inventors, retailers and manufacturers. The event is in the second-floor conference room of Encina Hall at Stanford University. For more information, call 650-725-0123 or go to events.stanford.edu.
■ Art: Pei-Jen Hau
This month, the Pacific Art League is hosting a solo exhibition by Pei-Jen (Paul) Hau, who teaches and practices traditional Chinese brush painting. The art league is at 668 Ramona St. in Palo Alto. The show is a survey of his work over the past 50 years. Events planned in conjunction with the show include a lecture and demonstration. For details, go to pacificartleague.org.