Can a work of art be erotic without directly mentioning sex or sexuality? According to Claire Jarvis, a professor of English at Stanford, novelists in Victorian England mastered the art of building erotic tension without uttering a word about sex itself.
In a forthcoming book, literary scholar Ramón Saldívar explores how contemporary writers are combining representations of race and racial identity with the literary experimentation.
Stanford doctoral candidate Blake Francis hopes to create a framework that governments could use to evaluate their climate change policies and consider when it’s morally justified for them to emit greenhouse gases.
When Stanford historian and director of the Stanford Humanities Center Caroline Winterer realized that “There were many enlightenments in America, not just one,” she set out to learn how early Americans themselves thought about being enlightened.