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Faculty in the News Archive:

April, 2010

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

New York Times, April 1, 2010

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.