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Faculty in the News Archive:

December, 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

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

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.

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 8, 2010

San Jose Mercury News, December 8, 2010

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.

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...

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.