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Faculty in the News Archive:

November, 2010

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

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 17, 2010

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

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 16, 2010

Tablet Magazine, November 16, 2010

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