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December 29, 2008

[Quotes David Holloway, professor of history and of political
science and
senior fellow at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International

December 10, 2008

[Quotes Clayborne Carson, professor of history.]

December 10, 2008

[Re: professor of French and Italian Robert Pogue Harrison"s
book, Gardens: An Essay on the Human Condition.]

December 7, 2008

[Quotes Nobel laureate and Stanford professor of physics Robert

December 4, 2008

[Gordon Chang, professor of history and director of Asian American
Studies program, was a guest.]

December 1, 2008

The New York Times, December 1, 2008

November 30, 2008

[Quotes Stanford Film Society president and undergraduate Kerry

November 29, 2008

[Co-written by David M. Kennedy, professor emeritus of history]

November 25, 2008

"You Don't Say" blog in Baltimore Sun, November 25, 2008

November 18, 2008

[David Kennedy, professor emeritus of history]

November 17, 2008

[Stanford Laptop Orchestra, led by Ge Wang, assistant professor of
Includes video.]

November 16, 2008

[Reviewed by Valerie Miner, consulting professor of English and
Artist-in-Residence at the Clayman Institute for Gender Research.]

November 12, 2008

[Exhibit curator and San Francisco State University professor Mark Dean Johnson is co-director of Stanford"s Asian American Art Project, with professor of history Gordon Chang.]

November 9, 2008

[Quotes Janice Ross, associate professor (teaching) of drama.]

November 7, 2008

[Professor of history Gordon Chang is co-editor of "Asian
Art: A History, 1850-1970," published by the Stanford

October 31, 2008

[Feature on pumpkin carving assignment in professor of art Matt
Fundamental Visual Language class. Quotes David Kelley, professor of
mechanical engineering (design) and former student of Kahn.]

October 30, 2008

[By Michele Elam, associate professor of English and director of
and African American studies.]

October 24, 2008

[Quotes Debra Satz, professor of philosophy, who organized last
year"s "Ethics
of Food and the Environment" lecture series; and Rob
associate professor of political science, who teaches the "Food
and Politics" course.]

October 22, 2008

[Dick Davis, a poet and translator, is visiting Stanford this
quarter. He
is a professor at Ohio State University.]

October 22, 2008

[The Department of Drama launches its 2008-09 season with five
performance works inspired by T. S. Eliot's 1922 poem The
Waste Land.]

October 21, 2008

[Quotes blog post by Jack Rakove, professor of history and American studies and professor of political science.]

October 15, 2008

[Al Camarillo, professor of history, comments.]

October 13, 2008

[The play was directed by professor of drama Harry J. Elam Jr.]

October 10, 2008

[Mentions that Stanford is one of two musical institutions in the
that has the technology to do the computer analysis that the
Spectralists require.]

October 8, 2008

[Franco Moretti, professor of English and of comparative
provides brief comment on the recent statement by the permanent
secretary of the Swedish Academy that U.S. literary culture is too

October 5, 2008

[Quotes professor of history James Campbell.]

October 5, 2008

[Mentions that "Princeton and Stanford both have major
university-wide initiatives to create new homes for creative arts
bring them closer into the curriculum."]

October 2, 2008

[Lists Stanford"s 50th anniversary celebration of the

October 1, 2008

[Donated by alumnus Bowen H. "Buzz" McCoy (AB
Economics 1958)
and his wife Barbara. Quotes President Hennessy.]

October 1, 2008

[Quotes Shelley Fisher Fishkin, professor of English and director
American Studies, and mentions Stanford"s 2006 conference
Dunbar"s work.]

October 1, 2008

[Quotes Guadalupe Valdes, professor of education and of Spanish

September 30, 2008

Wall Street Journal, September 30, 2008

September 30, 2008

[On the concept of structured procrastination, formulated by John
the Henry Waldgrave Stuart Professor of Philosophy, Emeritus. Quotes

September 24, 2008

[Quotes Estelle Freedman, professor of history.]

September 14, 2008

[Review of Word for Word Performing Arts Company's
production of work
by professor of English Tobias Wolff.]

September 10, 2008

[Quotes Estelle Freedman, professor of history, from her interview
on NPR
(see broadcast news below).]

September 8, 2008

[Quotes Seth Lerer, professor of English.]

September 4, 2008

[Quotes Rob Reich, professor of Political Science and of Ethics in

September 4, 2008

[This year"s "Three Books" program
features "One!
Hundred! Demons!" by Lynda Barry; "The Brief
Wondrous Life
of Oscar Wao" by Junot Diaz, and "Drinking
Coffee Elsewhere"
by former Stegner fellow ZZ Packer. Quotes Andrea Lunsford,...

September 4, 2008

[Stanford University will present the William Saroyan
International Prize
for Writing, one in fiction, one in nonfiction, on Friday.]

September 3, 2008

["Is He Dead?", the Mark Twain play discovered
by professor
of English Shelley Fisher Fishkin, will have its west coast premiere
International City Theatre.]

August 28, 2008

[Quotes Clayborne Carson, professor of history and director of the
Luther King, Jr., Research and Education Institute.]

August 25, 2008

[Quotes professor of history Clayborne Carson.]

August 20, 2008

[In July, the annual Papyrological Institute was held for the
first time
at Stanford. Quotes Classics doctoral student John Sutherland.
Researchers analyzed documents donated to Stanford in the 1920s by

August 20, 2008

[Stanford University Libraries is involved in the Rosetta Project,
effort to preserve a record of languages.]

August 20, 2008

[Quotes from the study released today "Dual-Career
Academic Couples:
What Universities Need to Know," produced by the Michelle
Clayman Institute for Gender Research.]

August 20, 2008

[Quotes Londa Schiebinger, director of the Clayman Institute and a
professor of the history of science.]

August 15, 2008

[Re: Patricia Parker, professor in English and Dramatic

August 13, 2008

[Ian Hodder, professor of Anthropology, founded the nonprofit with
alumnus Jeff Morgan (MS Business 1998).]

December 12, 2018

[Spotlight on new book by Robert Harrison, professor of French and

July 30, 2008

[Quotes Matthew L. Jockers, a "digital humanities"
expert at
Stanford and a specialist in Irish-American literature]

July 22, 2008

[Mentions popularity of physics professor Leonard Susskind's lecture; quotes English professor Martin Evans; Quotes associate professor of surgery Jill Helms; quotes Patrick Hunt, director of the Stanford Alpine Archaeology Profject]

July 22, 2008

[Quotes Abbas Milani, director of Iranian studies program]

July 13, 2008

[Quotes Jack Rakove, professor of History and American Studies and professor of Political Science]

July 9, 2008

[Interviews Shelley Fisher Fishkin, professor of English, for
program on
Mark Twain]

July 6, 2008

[Quotes Abbas Milani, director of the Iranian studies program]

July 6, 2008

[Quotes Albert E. Dien, professor emeritus of Chinese]

July 6, 2008

[Review of professor of English Seth Lerer"s recent
book, "Children's
Literature: A Reader's History From Aesop to Harry Potter"]

July 5, 2008

[Re: professors of Philosophy Ken Taylor and John Perry, who
dissect life's
big mysteries on their weekly call-in radio show, "Philosophy

July 2, 2008

[Quotes Abbas Milani, director of the Iranian studies program]

June 27, 2008

[David Kennedy, professor of History, comments on yesterday's
Supreme Court decision on handgun ownership]

June 25, 2008

[Londa Schiebinger, professor of History and the director of the
Institute for Gender Research, and Robert Proctor, professor of
co-edited "Agnotology: The Making and Unmaking of

June 24, 2008

[Quotes Richard Saller, dean of the school of humanities and

June 23, 2008

[Quotes Arnold Zwicky, visiting professor of Linguistics]

June 20, 2008

[Robert Harrison, professor of French and Italian, interviewed ]

June 19, 2008

[Quotes David Kennedy, professor of History]

June 18, 2008

[The 2008-2009 season will include a performance of a piece by
undergraduate James Harvestus Locus]

June 17, 2008

[Quotes Estelle Freedman, professor of History]

June 16, 2008

[The San Jose Chamber Orchestra will present a work by student
Harvestus Locus (undergraduate in Music and Political Science;
in Sociology) in next year's season]

June 15, 2008

[Quotes Bryan Wolf, professor of Art]

June 12, 2008

[John Perry, professor of philosophy, interviewed.]

June 7, 2008

[Book review of Prof. Robert Harrison's book Gardens.]

June 6, 2008

[Theater company Word for Word and professor of English Tobias
Wolff to
collaborate again.]

June 6, 2008

[Harry Elam, professor of drama, will appear on a panel at the
upcoming O'Neill
International Conference in Danville.]

June 6, 2008

[Recommends Cantor Arts Center exhibit "Spared from the

June 5, 2008

[One of the picks is ‘RainDance", by associate
professor of
art Paul DeMarinis.]

June 4, 2008

[Debra Satz, professor of philosophy, and Rob Reich, associate
of political science, have taught weekly classes to residents of
House, a recovery home for women, since 2001.]

June 4, 2008

[Feature on Robert Harrison, professor of French and Italian, and
his new
book "Gardens: An Essay on the Human Condition".]

June 4, 2008

["Spared From the Storm," a collection of the
New Orleans
Museum of Art"s most famous works, opens at the Cantor
Arts Center

June 2, 2008

[Abbas Milani, director of Iranian studies program, interviewed

May 26, 2008

George Mason University's History News Network, May 26, 2008

May 25, 2008

[Quotes associate professor of art and art history Paul DeMarinis
who has
an installation in the Zero One festival]

May 25, 2008

[Quotes professor of Lingusitcs Arnold Zwicky]

April 22, 2008, April 22, 2008

April 12, 2008

Telos, April 12, 2008

March 25, 2008

Jewish Peace News, March 25, 2008

March 17, 2008

This piece quotes and cites Stanford Philosophy Professor John Perry. 

March 5, 2008

Palo Alto Weekly, March 5, 2008

February 22, 2008

National Review Online, February 22, 2008

February 21, 2008

MR Zine, February 21, 2008

January 23, 2008

Inside Higher Ed, January 23, 2008

January 22, 2008

Denver Post, January 22, 2008

January 13, 2008

New York Magazine, January 13, 2008

January 11, 2008

Chronicle of Higher Education, January 11, 2008