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2010

December 30, 2010

Professor Shelley Fisher Fishkin writes an op-ed rebutting Charles Barron's call to ban Mark Twain's classic.

December 17, 2010

Franco Moretti, professor of English and Comparative Literature
and
co-director of the Stanford Literary Lab comments.

December 16, 2010

The Steinway Project was co-ordinated by Edwin M. Good, professor
of
Religious Studies, emeritus.

December 15, 2010

'Why the West Rules - For Now', by History and
Classics
Professor, Ian Morris, is named one of this year's ten best
reads by
the New York Times Sunday Book Review.

December 13, 2010

Stanford's Russell Berman comments to Language Magazine
that studying
the languages make us better thinkers.

December 10, 2010

New York Times, December 10, 2010

December 10, 2010

From new art acquisitions to the green and blueberry-tinged gray
walls,
visitors to the contemporary art gallery are in for a surprise.

December 10, 2010

Professor Ian Morris receives a favorable review from the New York
Times
for his latest offering, 'Why the West Rules - for Now'.

December 8, 2010

San Jose Mercury News, December 8, 2010

Getting their Babel On
December 8, 2010

Russell Berman, professor of German and of comparative literature
and
first vice president of the Modern Language Association of America,
comments on the latest MLA's survey of undergraduate study
of
foreign languages.

December 8, 2010

As the fall quarter ends, Associate Professor of French and Italian, Joshua Landy, gives students a final piece of advice.

December 8, 2010

Russell Berman comments on declining enrollment in
foreign-language
graduate programs.

December 2, 2010

The Economist's Books of the Year include Why the West Rules - For Now: The Patterns of History and What They Reveal About the Future, by Ian Morris, professor of history and of classics.

Assessing Stanford's Structured Liberal Education (SLE)
December 1, 2010

In an Op-Ed for The Daily, freshman Kristian Bailey talks about
how
Stanford"s Structured Liberal Education program has helped
him
examine the "big questions" like "what is
justice and
what does it mean to be just?"

December 1, 2010

Stanford English lecturer Matthew Jockers' project is part
of the
effort to digitize the humanities, and work is done entirely on
computers.

December 1, 2010

Alexander Huang, a current PhD student of Comparative Literature,
was
awarded the MLA's Scalione Prize. He will receive the award
at the
association's annual convention in Los Angeles on 7 January
2011. It
will be presented by the MLA's...

November 23, 2010

Russell A. Berman, vice president of the Modern Language
Association and
professor of comparative literature and German studies at Stanford
University, discusses languages.

November 22, 2010

CCRMA consulting professor Jonathan Abel is one of the first to
play the
3,000-year-old shells found at a pre-Inca religious site.

November 22, 2010

A former Stanford student discusses why he translates novels,
including
best-selling Swedish author Steig Larson's The Girl with the
Dragon Tattoo series, in different languages.

November 18, 2010

In an Op-Ed, Sarah Lochlann Jain, a Stanford professor who
specializes in
medical anthropology, argues that more needs to be done to detect
cancer
in patients under the age of 40.

November 17, 2010

The Spatial History Lab at Stanford is one of several endeavors in
the
digital humanities.

November 17, 2010

4th graders think big on a special episode of "Philosophy
Talk",
the radio show hosted by two Stanford professors.

November 17, 2010

"Philosophy Talk" Radio Show reaches fourth graders . 

November 16, 2010

Tablet Magazine, November 16, 2010

November 16, 2010

Magic Fiddle is the latest installment from Smule, a company
co-founded
by assistant music professor Ge Wang, to bring music to the masses.

November 16, 2010

In a NY Times article about digital humanities research, assistant
professor of French and Italian Dan Edelstein, describes his new
approach

November 15, 2010

The 844-seat Bing Concert Hall is the first step in a long-range
vision
for a new arts district at the 'front door' of
campus

November 14, 2010

The New York Times fashion critic comes to Stanford University
to teach critical writing to humanities students for a week.

November 13, 2010

Mark Twain is back on the best-seller lists, a century after his
death,
thanks to decades of work by UC Berkeley scholars

November 10, 2010

Ian Morris, Stanford History and Classics Professor, writes an
opinion
piece for BBC News Magazine

November 10, 2010

Tim Westergren, who received a BA in music theory and composition
from
Stanford, spoke during a town hall meeting

November 10, 2010

The production's acclaimed director is Joanna Settle from
New York's
Public Theater. The cast is almost entirely composed of
undergraduates.

November 8, 2010

Aron Rodrigue, director of the Stanford Humanities Center, is
happy to
announce the appointment of Dr. Katja Zelljadt as the next associate
director of the Humanities Center.

November 4, 2010

Pulitzer Prize-winning composer will premiere Sunray on Friday.

November 4, 2010

Stanford PHD English '76 Grad, Robert Hass, is featured in
the first
memorial poetry reading

November 2, 2010

Stanford Linguistics Professor, John Rickford and Education
Linguistics
Associate Professor, H. Samy Alim, are quoted in an article on the
D.E.A
hiring Ebonics translators

November 2, 2010

The new vice provost for undergraduate education outlined his
ambitious
plan to make his office 'a partner and clearinghouse in the
arts'

November 2, 2010

Elif Batuman PH.D '07 received a 2010 Whiting Writers'
Award in
New York City

October 29, 2010

Stanford cerebral rock band Glass Wave will perform at
Cubberley.

October 28, 2010

Students collaborate in comics journalism to produce books on
contemporary social issues

October 14, 2010

Director of the McCoy Family Center for Ethics in Society Debra
Satz
develops a program exploring the ethical questions raised by war.

October 14, 2010

Stanford Assistant Professor of French & Italian, Dan Edelstein, argues that the humanities disciplines pay the highest price when tuition goes up.

October 10, 2010

The disputed artwork of Enrique Chagoya, professor of art and art
history
in the Loveland Museum Gallery in Loveland, CO.

October 10, 2010

Musicology graduate student, Kwami Coleman, speaks on the
disconnect
between jazz history and academics.

October 8, 2010

A review of Dave Douglas' album, which makes use of the
library of
sounds at Stanford University's computer music department.

October 5, 2010

Stanford creative writing grad Gwen Davis reflects on her life as
a
playwriter.

October 3, 2010

Interview with Stanford PhD grad Elif Batuman.

September 27, 2010

American history professor Jack Rakove is quoted in a comparison of today's Tea Parties and the 18th-century Revolutionaries.

September 26, 2010

Diane Frank, lecturer in dance, comments on the aerial dance
movement.

September 24, 2010

Abbas Milani, director of the Iranian Studies Program, comments on
the
Iranian president.

September 23, 2010

History professor Norman Naimark argues that we need a broader
definition
of genocide in his controversial new book, Stalin's
Genocides.

September 19, 2010

English professor Valerie Miner comments on the work of Joyce
Carol
Oates, who recently visited Stanford for the annual freshmen "Three
Books" roundtable.

September 17, 2010

This year's "Three Books" freshman
roundtable, held in a
packed and noisy Memorial Auditorium on a Sunday afternoon, brought
together three great contemporary authors to impart their wisdom to
incoming freshmen.

September 17, 2010

Celebrating Mexico: The Grito de Dolores and the Mexican
Revolution opens
today at the Green Library. Stanford is joining Berkeley's
Bancroft
Library with collaborating exhibits celebrating the Mexican
bicentennial. Both libraries are well known for their...

September 15, 2010

"Celebrating Mexico: The Grito of Dolores and the Mexican
Revolution
1810/1910/2010" will showcase the extensive Mexican
collections at
both Stanford and UC Berkeley.

September 15, 2010

Appointment of first executive director of Stanford arts programs
signals
the university's continued commitment to the arts.

September 15, 2010

Appointment of first executive director of Stanford arts programs
signals
the university's continued commitment to the arts.

September 14, 2010

Classics professor's new book argues that history is a
slow,
complicated tango between geography and social development.

September 13, 2010

Quotes Patrick Hunt, lecturer in anthropology.

September 12, 2010

Interview with Skip Horack, lecturer of English, about his novel
"The
Eden Hunter".

September 7, 2010

Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy attracts 700,000 visits per
week.

September 3, 2010

Jean-Marie Apostolidès, professor of French, is writing
a
philosophical and psychological study of Theodore Kaczynski.

August 24, 2010

Stanford's Creative Writing department lecturers Adam Kealy and Tom Johnson lead the Graphic Novel Project, re-defining storytelling in the nonfiction realm.

August 23, 2010

Stanford Professors and Ebonics experts John Rickford and H. Samy Alim share their views on new DEA hiring policies.

August 17, 2010

Review of book by Thomas Sheehan, professor of religious
studies.

August 15, 2010

Stanford Professors Jonathan Berger, Jure Leskovec, Dan McFarland and Franco Moretti will speak at an NEH Institute for Advanced Topics in the Digital Humanities at UCLA.

August 13, 2010

Review of new book by Stanford University's Jack Rakove,
professor of
history and of political science.

August 13, 2010

Cantor Arts Center curator Barbara Thompson discusses new Stanford
exhibition devoted to the water spirit Mami Wata.

August 9, 2010

In researching her book, "The Cookbook Collector,"
Allegra
Goodman had conversations about wine with English and comparative
literature professor John Bender.

August 1, 2010

Quotes history professor Richard White, director of the Spatial
History
Project

August 1, 2010

On the research of English Professor Emeritus john Felstiner and his wife Mary Felstiner, a visiting professor of history

July 25, 2010

Why the indefatigable Al Sharpton still has work to do. And what
was his evolution tells us about race and politics in Obama's
America. Quotes Clayborne Carson, history professor and director of
the
Martin Luther King Jr. Research and Education Institute

July 24, 2010

Quotes David M. Kennedy, professor of history, emeritus

July 18, 2010

Written by Valerie Miner, consulting professor of English and
artist-in-residence at the Clayman Institute for Gender Research.

July 16, 2010

The Styx River, the legendary portal to the underworld, harbors a deadly bacteria that may have ended Alexander's life. Quotes Adrienne Mayor, a research scholar in the classics department.

July 16, 2010

Princeton/Stanford Working Papers in Classics, July 16, 2010

July 15, 2010

Review of "Revolutionaries," a new book by
Professor of History
and Political Science Jack Rakove.

July 14, 2010

Jenny Bilfield talks about the upcoming Lively Arts season, and
why
faculty and staff can have more than a discount.

July 11, 2010

Written by Valerie Miner, consulting professor of English and
artist-in-residence at the Clayman Institute for Gender Research

July 10, 2010

Quotes Provost John Etchemendy, English Professor John Felstiner,
geophysics professor Mark Zoback, law professor Hank Greely.

July 9, 2010

Takes a look at the Green Library exhibit of items from the
private
collection of alumna Mary Crawford.

July 6, 2010

Authors Tracy Kidder, Anna Fadiman and Joyce Carol Oates take an
uncomfortable look at the world of privilege - and the windows we
have
on the rest of the world.

July 2, 2010

Review of 'The Mark Twain Anthology: Great Writers on Hife
Life and
Work,' edited by Shelley Fisher Fishkin, professor of
English

June 30, 2010

Quotes Jean Oi, director of Stanford University's China
Program.

June 23, 2010

The Cantor Arts Center exhibition includes 75 drawings,
watercolors and
small oils from an important 19th century artist from American
Hudson
River school. Cantor's collection of 250 works of art puts
it among
one of the top places to...

June 22, 2010

Since 1972, Stanford has celebrated the most American of art forms
- now
it looks to jazz's African forebears and its cousins in
Brazil,
Europe and around the world.

June 17, 2010

Reviewer Scott Turow, a former Edith Mirrielees Fellow and Jones
Lecturer
at the Stanford Creative Writing Center, recalls advice he received
from
then-director Richard Scowcroft.

June 17, 2010

"Tracing the Past, Drawing the Future: Master Ink
Painters in
20th Century China," a gripping exhibition at the Cantor
Center for
Visual Arts, offers a rare look at one thread of China's
cultural
reckoning with the breakdown of ancestral...

June 15, 2010

A distinguished member of the Stanford faculty for two decades and
a
scholar of African-American drama, Professor Elam will oversee
Stanford's
6,500-student undergraduate program, including general education and
overseas studies.

June 12, 2010

Philosophy Professor Debra Satz argues that "noxious"
markets
are a reflection of some of our most intractable problems and that
they
not go away until we address the underlying issues.

June 11, 2010

Rebekah Meredith and Kevin Gordon, both graduate students at
Stanford,
have won an Academy Award in the student category for their latest
documentary short, "Dreams Awake," about a campus
custodian.
They will find out whether they own gold, silver, or...

June 10, 2010

The Marina Abramovic Institute's 'Making Visible'
project
features Muriel Maffre, lecturer in dance and artist-in-residence.

June 8, 2010

Beginning in a backyard in 1961, Canyon Cinema went on to become
one of
the world's leading distributors of avant-garde independent
films,
coordinating a network of otherwise unpaid artists.

June 2, 2010

A group of Stanford undergrads has successfully released the third
issue
of a new magazine, The Claw. In its second year, the publication has
evolved into a mix of serious reporting, satire and thoughtful
commentary.

June 2, 2010

Stanford Alumnus Dana Gioia (AB English 1973; MBA 1977) published
one of Taylor Graham's poems in a literary review at
Stanford.

June 1, 2010

Adrienne Mayor, a research scholar in the Department of Classics
and a
visiting scholar in the Program in History & Philosophy of
Science
& Technology, received a gold medal at the 14th annual
Independent
Publisher Book Awards...

May 27, 2010

San Jose Mercury News

May 25, 2010

Scholars at Stanford consider how one of the leading thinkers of
the 20th
century helps us link the future and the past – and a
former
Stanford president recalls a friendship.

May 23, 2010

David A. Hollinger, a professor of American history at UC
Berkeley,
praises Jack Rakove's new "refreshingly accessible
and deeply
informed" book, Revolutionaries.

May 22, 2010

David Kennedy, Stanford Professor emeritus of History welcomes
novelist
Junot Diaz (author of The Brief and Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao)
to Pulitzer board.

May 21, 2010

At the School of Education, doctoral students will study Jewish
culture,
history, literature.

May 20, 2010

Stanford Art and Art History Professor Enrique Chagoya's
humorous and
satirical prints, paintings, and drawings are showcased in Sanchez
Art
Center's exhibit "YTREBIL: Prints and and Drawings
by Enrique
Chagoya."

May 19, 2010

iPhone app developer Smule and Stanford computer music researcher
and
professor Ge Wang take music in a new experimental direction.

May 19, 2010

The Pasternak family celebrates the English publication of the
writer's
letters – and its own survival – on the 50th
anniversary of
the poet's death. The university houses the largest archive
of
Pasternak material in the world.

May 18, 2010

One chapter is closing — and another is opening —
as Stanford
University moves toward the creation of its first "bookless
library."

May 18, 2010

Since 1992, Richard Powers" social dance class has
become an
immensely popular campus hallmark and a rite of passage for many
students. On average, Powers instructs 1,000 students per
quarter — not including his nationwide and international
workshops.

December 14, 2017

Leo Holub, who snapped pictures with his first camera at 14 and
went on
to found Stanford University's photography program, died at
his Noe
Valley home on April 27. He was 93.

May 14, 2010

Cantor show explores ancient Europe — and the artists
from
centuries past who were fascinated with it.

May 14, 2010

Big names, local names and up-and-coming names are on the bill for
this
year's Stanford Jazz Festival, now in its 39th season. The
season
starts June 16 with a pre-festival concert and then runs June 25
through
Aug. 7

May 14, 2010

Illegal immigration issue has returned with a vengeance to
California's
political scene.

May 14, 2010

When Stanford profs and students jam with their band, classics get a soulful spin.

May 13, 2010

Shakespeare's 'Troilus and Cressida' is
set in a world that
is demoralized, treacherous and morally exhausted –
modern-day
Iraq?

May 12, 2010

The profound ambiguity of radicalism, and indeed of fervent commitment to the Enlightenment, is the subject Dan Edelstein's The Terror of Natural Right. It is one of the most memorable and absorbing books on the era, because it refuses simple answers, and does so with considerable style.

May 12, 2010

We all listen to compressed music on our computers and portable
players
and we all know that compression is supposed to hurt sound quality.
But
does it hurt it enough to affect our listening pleasure?

May 11, 2010

The San Francisco-based Jim Joseph Foundation has awarded $12
million to
Stanford's School of Education to create a concentration in
education and Jewish studies focused exclusively on preparing
doctoral
scholars and researchers.

May 11, 2010

In the weeks following the January 12 earthquake, the relief
effort in
Haiti relied in part on crowdsourcing: an army of volunteers in the
United States and elsewhere helped sift through emergency text
messages,
translated them and send them on to first...

May 6, 2010

Leo Holub founded Stanford's photography program and
taught from 1970
to 1980. He was a notable photographer and friend of Ansel Adams and
Imogen Cunningham.

May 6, 2010

Generous legacy: The Huntington Library, Art Collections and
Botanical
Gardens in San Marino -- named as an heir in the will of arts patron
Frances Brody -- may receive the largest cash gift in its history
after
the sale of Brody's home and of a collection...

May 6, 2010

Stanford's Abbasi Program in Islamic Studies hosts
panelists from
three California universities to discuss interpretations of
post-9/11
Muslim identity.

May 5, 2010

Department of French and Italian professor Robert Harrison, assistant professor Daniel Edelstein, and graduate student Christy Wampole form the band Glass Wave.

April 30, 2010

San Francisco-based David Harrington's hosts a listening
party at
Stanford's CoHO -- its Coffee House Thursday April 29, 2010.
Harrington, leader of the Kronos Quartet and guru of new music,
generally, is reputed to have one of the largest and wackiest record...

April 30, 2010

Performers explore the theme 'Memory Forward'
through sound,
video, sculpture

April 30, 2010

Holocaust research has traditionally portrayed Jews as passive victims – but John and Mary Felstiner study how some took up the pen, the paintbrush or the piano to send a message to future generations.

April 28, 2010

History professor Joel Beinin comments on the wave of protests
outside
Egypt's Parliament that stem from the labor movement.

April 25, 2010

Consulting professor of English and artist-in-residence at the
Clayman
Institute for Gender Research Valerie Miner writes a book review on
Maggie O'Farrell's fifth book.

April 21, 2010

Stanford historian David Kennedy addresses the one question he
receives
more than any other: Are we living through another Great Depression?

April 20, 2010

Creative collaboration between trumpeter-composer Dave Douglas and
experimental filmmaker Bill Morrison re-imagines a story with "a
great sense of longing for what we can't have –
and perhaps
for what we've already screwed up."

April 18, 2010

The second day of the Film Festival ran a very busy schedule of
events,
including feature screenings, short movies, a panel discussion, and
a
book signing event.

April 17, 2010

Stanford grad Vienna Teng will be balancing her full-time career
as a
singer-songwriter with the pursuit of a master's degree.

April 16, 2010

Renowned novelist José Irazu Garmendia will teach two
classes at
Stanford this spring focusing on Basque langauge, literature, and
culture, and tying in modern issues.

April 13, 2010

Stanford alum Scott Turow shares his literary creations and
explains the
US legal system in China.

April 10, 2010

Stanford student Ilya Arbatman writes a review of "Bite
Me," by
Christopher Moore.

April 5, 2010

Professor of international history David Holloway discusses a new
arms
reduction treaty between the United States and Russia.

April 5, 2010

Associate professor of English Blakey Vermeule writes an essay on
practical and positive research.

April 2, 2010

Stanford Professor Dan Edelstein discusses the value of the humanities for teaching and innovation.

April 2, 2010

Stanford professors Harrison and Edelstein release a cerebral rock
album
inspired by epics.

April 2, 2010

The Stanford chapter of Asha for Education puts on the festival of
"Holi"
to celebrate spring and raise money for India.

April 1, 2010

Thitinan Pongsudhirak, visiting scholar at the Stanford Humanities
Center, discusses the demonstrations in Thailand.

April 1, 2010

Stanford philosophy professors Ken Taylor and John Perry host the
nationally syndicated radio show "Philosophy Talk."

April 1, 2010

A book by Stanford professor Terry Castle is reviewed.

April 1, 2010

New York Times, April 1, 2010

March 31, 2010

Blakey Vermeule, associate professor of English, discusses her
work.

March 26, 2010

Professor Shelley Fisher Fishkin discusses her new book in a Q&A
session.

March 25, 2010

Stanford professor Shelley Fisher Fishkin helps put "Is
He Head?"
back into print and on stage.

March 21, 2010

Stanford anthropologist Arthur Wolf comments on a cemetery
excavated in a
desert north of Tibet.

March 21, 2010

A discussion about works including English professor Shelley
Fisher
Fishkin's The Mark Twain Anthology: Great Writers on His
Life and Works.

March 21, 2010

San Francisco Chronicle, March 21, 2010

March 19, 2010

Perry talks about his procrastination research in a story about the benefits of wasting time.

March 19, 2010

Roland Greene, head of Stanford's DLCL, launches a website
that
provides a digital salon for scholars.

March 19, 2010

French professor Dan Edelstein argues that a few new liberal arts programs benefit students by challenging them "to be persuasive citizens and scholars."

March 19, 2010

Stanford philosophy professor John Perry talks about his research
on
procrastination in a Wall Street Journal story about the
benefits of wasting time.

March 15, 2010

History News Network, March 15, 2010

March 11, 2010

Acclaimed composer Eve Beglarian to perform at Stanford.

March 11, 2010

Dr. Abraham Verghese, a novelist and Stanford University
professor, has
devoted much of his career to exploring the connections between
literature and medicine.

March 10, 2010

Stanford choreographer presents "Chocolate Heads Meets
Beatflippers",
a mixture of 10 different dance styles from around the world.

March 8, 2010

Associate Professor Michele Elam on the Census and mixed race
issues.

March 8, 2010

Kat Ryan, U.S. Poet Laureate and Stanford's current Mohr
Visiting
Poet, addresses students.

March 6, 2010

Elaine Buckholtz (MFA 2006), an instructor at the Center for
Computer
Research into Music and Acoustics, is part of the "Urban
Unseen"
show in San Francisco.

March 4, 2010

Research by associate professor of linguistics Dan Jurafsky and
associate
professor of linguistics and computer science Christopher Manning
reveals gender as a factor in performance of voice recognition
software.

March 3, 2010

Cantor Art Center's new show, "Tracing the Past,
Drawing the
Future" highlights four master Chinese ink-brush painters.

March 2, 2010

Atxaga, a pseudonym for Joseba Irazu Garmendia, will be a visiting
professor in Spring Quarter 2010.

March 1, 2010

History professor Barton Bernstein speaks to the factuality of a
new book
on Hiroshima.

March 1, 2010

Ivan Jaksic, director of Santiago Program, assure safety of
Stanford
students in Chile.

February 28, 2010

Associate professor of computer science and linguistics
Christopher
Manning comments.

February 25, 2010

Why Big Tobacco harassed history professor Robert Proctor for
conducting
research on the tobacco industry.

February 25, 2010

The dance company of artist in resident Robert Moses performs a
new
piece.

February 24, 2010

Gregory Freidin, professor of Slavic languages and literatures reviews "Kamennyi Most."

February 24, 2010

Review of "The Possessed: Adventures with Russian Books
and the
people who read them" by Elif Batuman, lecturer of
interdisciplinary studies in humanities.

February 23, 2010

English Ph.D graduate Paul Joel Freeman publishes book that helps
foreign
students learn English as a second language.

February 23, 2010

Professor of History Thomas Mullaney comments on the political
role of
China's multi-ethnic theme parks.

February 19, 2010

Stanford Alumna Heidi W. Durrow publishes her debut novel.

February 19, 2010

Director of Iranian studies Abbas Milani comments on a new
generation.

February 19, 2010

Guest blogs by Stanford lecturer Elif Batuman.

February 19, 2010

Director of Archaeology Center Ian Hodder comments on a temple
complex in
Turkey that predates the pyramids.

February 18, 2010

Works in the exhibit were discovered in a storage room by Cantor
curator
Xiaoneng Yang.

February 18, 2010

"Tracng the Past, Drawing the Future," will
exhibit at Cantor
Arts Center, and the Pan-Asian Music Festival will be held at
Stanford.

February 17, 2010

The four ink painters survived persecution, insult and neglect to
redefine and revivify an ancient art form.

February 16, 2010

Professor Dan Edelstein discusses the importance of foreign language literature and mentions a new major launched by the English department.

February 16, 2010

Professor of Slavic Studies Gregory Freidin explores Isaac Babel's
world of violence and irony.

February 16, 2010

The New York Times reviews humanities lecturer Elif Batuman's
The Possessed.

February 14, 2010

NY Magazine reviews books by English professor Terry Castle and
interdisciplinary humanities lecturer Elif Batuman.

February 14, 2010

LA Times discusses the first book of essays by Stanford lecturer
Elif
Batuman.

February 14, 2010

History professor Joel Beinin writse about the expansion in East
Jerusalem.

February 12, 2010

Professor of Chinese literature and culture Ban Wang comments on
the
upsurge of interest on the Internet in Mao's thinking.

February 9, 2010

Abbas Milani, director of Iranian studies at Stanford, comments on
why
the movement in Iran is not just another revolution.

February 7, 2010

An editorial by Elif Batuman, lecturer of interdisciplinary
studies in
humanities.

February 4, 2010

Stanford's Pan-Annual Music Festival has a particularly
diverse,
impressive and youthful lineup this year.

February 4, 2010

According to a national study, Stanford was among the universities
with
the largest increase in Israel-focused courses since 2006.

February 2, 2010

Assistant professor in linguistics Alexandra D'Arcy writes
a
column.

February 2, 2010

Google agreement expands digital scanning of millions of Stanford
library
books.

February 1, 2010

French Professor Jean-Marie Apostolidès finds link
between blood
and ink in Ted Kaczynski's "Manifesto"

February 1, 2010

History professor Clayborne Carson describes the sit-ins of the
civil
rights movement.

February 1, 2010

The 18th century Haitian struggle for independence plays an
important
role in history.

December 14, 2017

Stanford professor emeritus of history David Kennedy discusses a
model
for Obama's foreign policy.

February 1, 2010

Stanford sophomore, named Ishan, contributes to essay discussion
on
whether J.D. Salinger's "Catcher in the Rye"
resonates
with teenagers today.

January 31, 2010

Stanford professor Terry Castle's new book informs,
amuses,
speculates and startles.

January 31, 2010

San Francisco Chronicle, January 31, 2010

January 29, 2010

New Stanford podcast tour explores connections between science and
outdoor art.

January 28, 2010

Stanford libraries curator Henry Lowood comments on the connection
between casual and so-called hardcore video games.

January 28, 2010

Stanford students study graphic novels in English professor Andrea
Lunsford's class.

January 28, 2010

Stanford libraries to host a Grolier Library exhibit on British
novelist
Mary Webb this May.

January 27, 2010

The 4236 texting service allows hundreds of volunteers to
translate
requests for help in Haiti. Stanford linguist Robert Munro
comments.

January 25, 2010

In a candid interview, Stanford English Professor Terry Castle
discusses
her new memoir.

January 24, 2010

Consulting professor of English Valerie Miner reviews a novel by
Gail
Godwin.

January 22, 2010

Stanford professor of history Gordon H. Chang comments on the
proliferation of evangelical Chinese churches in the Bay Area.

January 21, 2010

Stanford professor emeritus of history David Kennedy is one of
five U.S.
historians whose insights President Barack Obama sought to grade his
performance in his first year of office.

January 20, 2010

Research at the Clayman Institute by Stanford professor of history
Londa
Schiebinger and Shannon Gilmartin reveals the inequity of household
chores.

January 19, 2010

The New York Times discusses recent research by Stanford's
Londa
Schiebinger and Shannon Gilmartin into the division of work in the
homes
of female lab scientists.

January 19, 2010

The Clayman Institute for Gender and Research at Stanford finds
that
female scientists have more obligations at home. Director and
history
professor Londa Schiebinger comments.

January 15, 2010

An interview with English professor Terry Castle.

January 14, 2010

Stanford historian Clayborne Carson describes his work making
Martin
Luther King's papers are available to a wider audience.

January 13, 2010

As the nation prepares to celebrate the birthday of Martin Luther
King
Jr., Stanford historian Clayborne Carson discusses what the late
civil
rights leader would think of social and economic justice in America
if
he were alive today.

January 13, 2010

Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Steve Reich is awarded a temporary
visiting artist residency at Stanford, courtesy of Stanford Lively
Arts.

January 7, 2010

Gwyneth Lewis, a Fellow at the Stanford Humanities Center,
discusses
poetry and language.

January 7, 2010

Stanford percussionists will invoke Steve Reich in a performance on Saturday.

January 3, 2010

Q&A with Stanford lecturer Elif Batuman, who takes a fresh
look at a
forbidding body of literature.

January 1, 2010

Human Experience, January, 2010