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2011

December 14, 2011

The Anderson Collection, which will open in 2014, and the McMurtry
Building, which will open in 2015, will be critical in enhancing the
role the arts play on campus, and will house post-World War II
American
art and the Department of Art & Art History, respectively.

December 12, 2011

Worldwide, says Robert Proctor, the tobacco industry continues to
create
toxic products that cause lung cancer and a host of other maladies.
The
tobacco industry spent hundreds of thousands of dollars in legal
fees
trying to halt the...

December 5, 2011

Stanford English professor Michele Elam discusses how the
expressive arts
are a fundamental component of the Occupy movement, in which the
idea
that art is necessary for an engaged citizenry is revived.

December 5, 2011

Stanford Linguistics Professor Dan Jurafsky offers his comments on
a new
software program that analyzes a person's speech patterns to
determine their honesty.

December 5, 2011

Stanford Linguists Joshua Freedman and Dan Jurafsky discovered
that
cheaper chips promote working class values of economy, tradition,
and
homeyness -- while high-priced chips promise an exotic and "natural"
experience.

December 4, 2011

From his experiences at demonstrations in the United Kingdom, Comparative Literature scholar David Palumbo-Liu writes that the global economic crisis demands a response that shakes up the social, political and cultural spheres.

December 3, 2011

Professor Kelley, founder of the Hasso Plattner Institute of
Design (also
known as D School) at Stanford University believes everyone can
create
something if they think the problem that interests them through a
process which he calls "design thinking."

December 2, 2011

"The Legend of Rex Slinkard," on view through
Feb. 26 at the
Cantor Arts Center at Stanford University, presents more than 60
works by the early 20th century California artist.

December 1, 2011

In an interview, oncologist and Pulitzer Prize winning author of
"The
Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer" Siddhartha
Mukherjee states that a biomedical renaissance is underway that will
alter the landscape of cancer treatment.

November 29, 2011

Aleta Hays, a faculty member in the Drama Department at Stanford
University and SmartlyU board member, will guide the continued
infusion
of drama into SmartlyU programs as a core tenant of the program.

November 28, 2011

In this laboratory, English professor Franco Moretti and English
lecturer
Matt Jockers collaborate with students to examine and analyze
literature
using a technique that they call "distant reading"
or "macro-analysis."

November 27, 2011

The construction of the transcontinental railroads following the
Civil
War is often celebrated as the triumph of American business and
industry, unifying the country and fostering the growth of national
markets. Richard White, Stanford American History scholar,...

November 23, 2011

Ge Wang, an assistant professor in music at Stanford, is also the co-founder of Smule, a profit-driven, private company that recently raised its second round of venture-capital financing, where he devises applications bought by millions.

November 21, 2011

Of four California writers who will receive writing fellowships
from the
National Endowment for the Arts next year, two have Stanford
connections: Richard Holeton, director of academic computing
services,
and Stephanie Solieu, who was a Stegner fellow and...

November 18, 2011

Stanford historian counters the state of California's
claims that
high-speed rail will carry some 30 million a year, argusing that
based
on Acela in the northeast corridor, it would like transport around 5
million.

November 17, 2011

Jasper Van der Bruggen, a GIS assistance at Stanford, said the
popularity of Google Maps and Google Earth has led to widespread
interest in GIS technology.

November 17, 2011

Inside Higher Ed, November 17, 2011

November 17, 2011

Patrick Hunt, a lecturer in the Structured Liberal Education (SLE)
program teaching classes in the anthropology and classics
departments,
is also the director of the Stanford Alpine Archaeology Project.
Each
summer, Hunt takes a group of Stanford students...

November 17, 2011

Russell Berman, the MLA president and a Stanford professor of
comparative literature and German studies, says "we face a
moral obligation to address the career prospects of our students and
the economic pressures they will face,".

November 17, 2011

Anonymous 4, a classical singing group encompassing different
musical
backgrounds, features founding member Marsha Genesky, who now
teaches continuing studies courses at Stanford.

November 16, 2011

The Richard Serra sculpture "Sequence" will move
from its
current location at Stanford to the San Francisco Museum of Modern
Art in 2016.

November 14, 2011

Stanford French scholar Cécile Alduy interviews author
and "New
Yorker" critic Adam Gopnik on his latest book, "The
Table
Comes First: Family, France and the Meaning of Food".

November 11, 2011

Stanford art professor Enrique Chagoya, for one, is exhibiting a
print
edition called "My Tattoos," with skulls and
flames at the
"Taste of Tattoos" exhibition at the Smith
Anderson gallery in
Palo Alto.

November 10, 2011

Chris Paine, a Stanford alum and documentary film director visited
Palo
Alto's Aquarius movie theater, to talk about "Revenge
of the
Electric Car," his new film profiling four men and the cars
they
have championed in the electric car's...

November 9, 2011

Forty-five years ago this week, in a hot, crowded ballroom, a
black boy
sat atop his father's shoulders, peering above hundreds of
others
waiting to hear the newly elected African American senator from
Massachusetts give his acceptance speech.

November 8, 2011

The renowned French director Georges Lavaudant, in collaboration
with
Stanford French professor Jean-Marie Apostolidès, will
put a new
twist on the familiar tale.

November 7, 2011

Anaïs Saint-Jude, director of Stanford's
BiblioTech program,
says that new forms of communication challenged C17-C18 Europeans
much
like social media does today.

November 7, 2011

The name of late Edith Head, Stanford alumna and eight time Oscar
winning
costume, is "synonymous with Hollywood glamour".

November 7, 2011

Muriel Maffre, former principal dancer with the San Francisco
Ballet,
leads a series of performance workshops at the Cantor Arts Center
that
bring the work of sculptor Auguste Rodin to life.

November 6, 2011

In an opinion piece, American History scholar Richard White argues
that
the California High-Speed Rail Authority are selling the
legislature,
the governor and the public short.

November 4, 2011

Stanford hosted a panel discussion about how Islam is represented
in wide
range of media platforms, including film, television and print
journalism. The event was the first in a series called "We
the
People: Islam and U.S. Politics" hosted by Abbasi...

November 3, 2011

"Culture is the place where our consciousness can be
moved,"
says Jeff Chang, the executive director of the Institute for
Diversity
in the Arts at Stanford. "If you look at it that way, then
artists
are, in fact, just as crucial to the...

November 3, 2011

The information overload facing us today is simply a replay of the
avalanche of communication that challenged Europeans in the 17th and
18th centuries, says Anaïs Saint-Jude, director of Stanford"s
BiblioTech program.

November 1, 2011

Stanford is to use $4 million endowed by a Beijing organization to
host a
professorship in classical Chinese poetry. Chao Fen Sun, professor
of
East Asian Languages and Cultures, helped bring a Confucius
Institute
there.

November 1, 2011

Occupy art might be the movement's most politically potent
tool, in
its dramatic reframing of the racial dynamics of a populist uprising
frequently characterized as largely white, says Stanford English
scholar
Michele Elam.

November 1, 2011

Londa Schiebinger, former director of Stanford's Clayman
Institute on
Gender Research, believes that we all need to demonstrate more
interest
on sex and gender, intellectually, stating that public policy and
research often fail to account for key...

October 31, 2011

Composer Mark Applebaum's cryptic, painfully fastidious, wildly elaborate, and unreasonably behemoth pictographic score "The Metaphysics of Notation" received forty-five weekly performances from interpreters from around the world.

October 28, 2011

The troupe's farewell tour comes to Stanford two years
after the
death of its founder, who collaborated with Stanford composer Mark
Applebaum and whose work is described by dance lecturer Diane Frank
as
having "tremendous clarity".

October 28, 2011

Immigration, global migration, and matters of citizenship are some
of
the topics being studied by students and scholars at the The Center
for Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity. Now in its 15th year,
the Center is being led by Ramón Saldívar,
...

October 27, 2011

Richard Serra's Sequence is temporarily installed at the
Cantor
Arts Center. This month, the SFMOMA presents a rare collection of
his drawings with Drawing: A Retrospective.

October 26, 2011

Abbas Milani, the director of Stanford's Iranian Studies
Program,
considers Iran, Turkey and Egypt in the context of current changes
in the Middle East.

October 26, 2011

"The Keats Brothers" by Stanford professor
Denise Gigante,
with a transatlantic sweep and epic narrative, offers a detailed
study of the stunning vicissitudes of the Keats brothers'
lives.

October 26, 2011

PayPal founder and Stanford alum Thiel has launched a new program,
Breakout Labs, that will fund early stage science and technology
research by independent scientists and companies pursuing "radical
ideas".

October 26, 2011

Professor emeritus of philosophy John Perry has been awarded a
2011
Ig Nobel Prize for an essay published 15 years ago explaining how
procrastinators can exploit their tendencies to make themselves
"effective human beings".

October 20, 2011

Playwright and Stanford alum David Henry Hwang has been in high
demand in China recently, much as a result of his standing as "the
only son of Asia to be represtened regularly on Broadway".

October 20, 2011

Stanford's new controversial writer-in-residence has been called Russia's greatest living writer.

October 17, 2011

Michael Shanks, the director of the Stanford Archaeology Center's
Metamedia Lab believes that the ways in which humans relate to their
things is a core component of archaeology.

October 16, 2011

The Telegraph, October 16, 2011

October 15, 2011

The concept of a flexible core curriculum, as outlined by Stanford French and Italian scholar Dan Edelstein, is cited as a potential solution to inter-departmental conflict in a time of Humanities budget crises.

October 12, 2011

In a new book, Assistant Professor Marisa Galvez finds that the
poem
as we know it came to exist as a result of 12th century troubadours
and their insistence on singing the profane.

October 11, 2011

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has donated a $1.4 million grant
to a
multi-year, multi-school project supporting dance studies to
Stanford, Northwestern and Brown.

October 10, 2011

Choreographer Ann Carlson will stage live reenactments of archival
photos taken at Stanford's Jasper Ridge Biological Preserve,
in
visiting artist role designed to highlight the artistic significance
of the site.

October 9, 2011

The curator of the History of Science & Technology and
Film &
Media collections, Henry Lowood, recalls Steve Jobs'
donation of
various pieces of Apple history to Stanford's Silicon Valley
Archive.

October 6, 2011

Assistant Professor at the Center for Computer Research Ge Wang says that Steve Jobs will continue to be an icon because of his ability to change our lives through technology.

October 3, 2011

The $2.5 million gift to Stanford, along with matching money from
the
William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, will pay for an endowed chair
in
Buddhist Studies.

October 3, 2011

Assistant Professor in Modern European History Edith Sheffer wins
the
2011 Fraenkel Prize, awarded by the Wiener Library Institute of
Contemporary History, for her book manuscript Burned
Bridge.

December 16, 2017

Stanford mathematics historian Raviel Netz was the first scholar
to do a
thorough study and transcription of Archimedes works hidden in a
palimpsest parchment discovered in a Constantinople prayer book
mapped
by x-rays.

September 29, 2011

John R. Perry, a professor emeritus of philosophy at Stanford, has
won
the 2011 Ig Nobel Prize in Literature for an essay titled "How
to
Procrastinate and Still Get Things Done" published in 1996.

September 27, 2011

In research published by Stanford Literary Lab, Ed Finn - who
received
his Ph.D. in English at Stanford, argues that writers must look at
the
real market of consumption, and not the literary elite, in judging
their
own influence and...

September 27, 2011

As colleges across the country cut foreign language programs,
Stanford
professor and MLA president Russell Berman asks whether our
educational
system will succumb to the temptations of isolation and xenophobia.

September 27, 2011

In the PBS documentary series "Picturing America",
Art History
professor Bryan Wolf discusses how Albert Bierstadt used light to
draw
viewers into his famous panoramic landscape of the Yosemite Valley.

September 23, 2011

Heidi Lerner, Hebraica and Judaica cataloger at Stanford,
describes a
project to Romanize non-Latin script alphabets to make unique
materials
more easily findable for Stanford students and researchers.

September 23, 2011

Stanford graduate student in Religious Studies Kathryn Dickason
discussed
recent Stanford Library medieval acquisitions, including a fifteenth
century manuscript with important provenance of a key text, Gregory
the
Great's "Dialogues"

September 22, 2011

"Lady Razorbacks", a film by Art and Art History
graduate
student Laura Green, is to be shown at Lunafest. The documentary
follows
an East Palo Alto rugby team dominated by Pacific Islander women
ranging
in age and situation.

September 21, 2011

Stanford scholar Shelley Fisher Fishkin says that "Eve's
Diary"
- banned in 1906 but now back on Charlton Public Library's
shelves -
was infused with Twain's appreciation of the women he was
close to,
writing it shortly after his wife's...

September 20, 2011

Senior associate Humanities dean Debra Satz discusses how and why
the
number of Stanford students majoring in Humanities disciplines has
fallen from 1-to-3 in the 1960s to 1-in-10 in 1995, and failed to
improve since.

September 20, 2011

Five poets and five fiction writers are entering this fall as the
2011-013 Stanford Creative Writing Program's Wallace Stegner
Fellows, chosen from a pool of 1,900 applicants.

September 19, 2011

Stanford Libraries is calling for entries for the $5,000 William
Saroyan
International Prize for Writing, to encourage emerging fiction and
non-fiction writers.

September 19, 2011

The Nation, September 19, 2011

September 19, 2011

Wallace Stegner Fellow Justin Torres has penned the publishing
industry's
latest sensation, earning praise from Pulitzer Prize winner Michael
Cunningham for a fragmented tale of three brothers growing up in a
turbulent marriage.

September 16, 2011

(pages 15 and 18) Palo Alto Weekly, September 16, 2011

September 15, 2011

Stanford philosophy professor John Perry takes the side of a
beleaguered
theory, that predetermination and free will are not mutually
exclusive.

September 12, 2011

A Stanford study on the mind and music showcases how learning a
new
instrument is able to improve the brain's processing of
language.

September 7, 2011

Stanford language professors have created a handy list of subjects
to
chat with strangers at beginning, intermediate and advanced levels
using
Verbling.

September 1, 2011

BBC, September 2011

August 29, 2011

Massive data archive The Empirical Studies of Conflict (ESOC),
headed up
by Stanford and Princeton academics, will will make hard-to-find
data on
conflicts and insurgencies available to the academic community.

August 28, 2011

Boston Globe, August 28, 2011

August 19, 2011

Clayborne Carson, director of Stanford's Martin Luther
King Jr.
Research and Education Institute, comments on the history-making
unveiling of King's National Mall memorial.

August 18, 2011

Top-notch Soviet artists and writers cranked out propaganda and
boosted
morale during WWII. Now their posters, from the archives of the
Hoover
Institution, are on view.

August 15, 2011

Despite the pervasive perception of feminists as humorless, there
is a
long tradition of feminist humor, says English professor Shelley
Fisher
Fishkin.

August 14, 2011

Andrew Kaufman, who earned a Ph.D. from Stanford in Slavic
languages,
discusses how Tolstoy's writings and philosophy can help
transform
loves.

August 14, 2011

Artist-in-residence for the Clayman Institute for Gender Research
Valerie
Miller reviews a novel documenting the strained post-war
relationship
between a Bengali brother and sister.

August 8, 2011

Several Stanford faculty discuss the causes and consequences of
how it is
that the Army can be at war, but not the country.

August 8, 2011

This year's New Student Orientation program includes a
brand-new
program, a "First Lecture" by author and Stanford
medical
Professor Abraham Verghese.

August 7, 2011

Professor emeritus of history Barton Bernstein lends support to
some of
Tsuyoshi Hasegawa's theories of what prompted Japan's
WWII
surrender.

August 7, 2011

Marjorie Perloff, professor emerita of English, discusses how 9/11
has
produced a curious insularity when it should have instead prompted
awareness of a world outside our borders.

August 6, 2011

Stanford sophomore and English major Karmia Chan Cao decided to
put what
she was being taught to good use, scripting the musical
'Pawn'.

August 5, 2011

William Pannapacker reflects from the edge of Digital Humanities,
and on
the 2011 conference on the field held at Stanford.

August 4, 2011

The center has renovated its African galleries with a high-tech
bent, to
produce a lavish look at the entire continent from 4,000 BC to the
present.

August 4, 2011

As defined by Canarium fonder and editor Joshua Edwards, Canarium
focuses
on innovative lyric poetry by emerging authors.

July 30, 2011

Elif Batuman, a Turkish-American professor of comparative
literature,
discusses her work as a European storyteller and the Russian
elements of its
literature in her travelogue.

July 29, 2011

In the current Stanford production, director Matthew Moore's
staging is
part play and part dance.

July 28, 2011

What can we learn from the wisest man who ever lived? Maybe not as
much as we
think, according to Stanford scholar Steven Weitzman.

July 28, 2011

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation awards Stanford Lively Arts
$500,000 - the
largest in the university's history, to help engage
audiences with
classical programming.

July 27, 2011

Stanford assistant professor Allyson Hobbs discusses the great
migration,
when many African Americans moved away from the south.

July 27, 2011

Consulting professor Eleanor Selfridge-Field is part of a
discussion on the
interesting work of digital musicology and representations of the
harmonic
form.

July 25, 2011

Stanford's Abbas Milani discusses the predicament Iran's
president,
Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, now finds himself in after challenging the
Supreme
Leader.

July 21, 2011

Connie Wolf will return to her academic roots at Cantor Arts
Center at
Stanford, where she earned a bachelor's degree in East Asian
Studies.

July 21, 2011

Johannes Gutenberg's printing of a Bible from movable type
in 1455
Germany marked the start of a communication revolution in the west.

July 21, 2011

This is the last expected day of the complicated process of
installing
Richard Serra's monumental sculpture, which was transported
to the
center on 12 trucks.

July 21, 2011

The director and CEO of San Francisco's Contemporary
Jewish Museum will
become Cantor's new director in January 2012.

From technologist to professor
July 17, 2011
Serra sculpture comes to Cantor Arts Center
July 16, 2011
Anderson gallery a major art donation to Stanford
June 14, 2011
June 7, 2011

Stanford's Karol Berger, Osgood Hooker professor of Fine
Arts, receives
the third Glarean Award from the Swiss Musicological Society (SMS).

June 6, 2011

Dan Edelstein, Associate Professor of French and Italian, comments on Stanford's multimedia project 'Mapping the Republic of Letters'.

June 6, 2011

Stanford Assistant Professor Ge Wang comments on Apple's
post-PC era of
computing.

June 6, 2011

Review of Professor Richard White's new book, 'Railroaded:
The
Transcontinentals and the Making of Modern America'.

June 5, 2011

Six seniors who were all freshmen in Stanford's Structured
Liberal
Education Program discuss what an education in the humanities has
done for
them.

June 5, 2011

Boston Globe, June 5, 2011

June 5, 2011

Review of Professor Richard White's new book, 'Railroaded:
The
Transcontinentals and the Making of Modern America'.

June 5, 2011

Playwright and alumnus of Stanford summer workshop discusses her
debut
feature film.

June 5, 2011

Two graduates of Stanford's Documentary Film program
selected as
finalists for Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences student
documentary contest.

June 4, 2011

A new exhibition at the Cantor Arts Center, "The Art of
the Book in
California," features handmade books produced by five
contemporary
Golden State presses.

June 3, 2011

In an exhibition of "clarity and elegance," the
Cantor Arts Center
shows a range of books from the Stanford Libraries'
holdings.

May 23, 2011

STAN – Society, Technology, Art and Nature –
featured
inspiring Stanford speakers and performers in an intimate setting.

May 20, 2011

Korean studies professor David Straub commented on President Obama's
initiative to send an envoy to North Korea.

May 20, 2011

Stanford alum Kayla Carpenter hopes to help revitalize the dying
language
of her Hupa people, members of the Hoopa Valley tribe.

May 19, 2011

Stuck in the 'valley of death'? There's
always a place at
Silicon Valley.

May 19, 2011

Stanford Ethics and War Symposium features essays and poetry by
two Iraq
War veterans.

May 17, 2011

John W. Evans, lecturer in English, reads his poem.

May 17, 2011

New Yorker staff writer George Packer wrote Betrayed after
interviewing three-dozen Iraqi translators.

May 17, 2011

One artist's guerrilla knitting has evolved into a
personal and
political statement.

May 14, 2011

The Bibilotech Conference articulated a clear challenge: What can
humanities PhDs offer the world outside academia?

May 13, 2011

Quotes Wanda M. Corn, professor emerita of art history

May 13, 2011

Tens of thousands gather to celebrate 40th Stanford Powwow.

May 13, 2011

The task forceis exploring the idea of establishing a "Big
Ideas"
course for freshmen, integrating general education requirements
across
all four years and requiring first-year students to take freshman
seminars.

May 12, 2011

BiblioTech is the first conference of its kind, encouraging
discussions
to find ways to bring humanities PhDs into Silicon Valley.

May 12, 2011

Silicon Valley business leaders and Stanford humanities scholars
convened
on Wednesday for BiblioTech, a conference looking to strengthen ties
between the two groups.

May 10, 2011

"Bibliotech" links top academics with
cutting-edge leaders from
Silicon Valley and beyond for discussion on Wednesday, May 11.

May 10, 2011

Speakers at Stanford's BiblioTech conference on how
humanities
scholars can play a role in Silicon Valley

May 9, 2011

In a Q&A, Stanford historian Richard White talks about
where a
high-speed rail system can and should work.

May 9, 2011

Andrew Delbanco, Director of American Studies at Columbia
University,
helped the Hope House celebrate it's 10th anniversary on May
9th,
with a talk entitled "Reading for Life."

May 6, 2011

All high school students should be fluent in a language other than
English, so says Russell Berman, president of the Modern Language
Association.

May 6, 2011

Renowned physician and author, Abraham Verghese, talks about
medicine and
writing at Stanford.

May 5, 2011

Gerhard Trimpin's "The Gurs Zyklus" was
commissioned by
Stanford Lively Arts. Quotes Jenny Bilfield, artistic and executive
director of Stanford Lively Arts.

May 4, 2011

Terry Castle, professor of English, reads from her latest essay
collection, "The Professor."

May 2, 2011

In an interactive National Humanities Center forum, Associate
Professor
of English Paula Moya addresses the importance of studying how
culture
shapes human cognition, motivation, and emotion.

May 1, 2011

Quotes Joel Beinin, professor of Middle East history, reacting to
news of
Osama bin Laden"s death.

April 28, 2011

Lisa Blaydes, an expert in the Middle East, researches the double
bind of
Muslim women.

April 27, 2011

This week's production of Euripides' lyrical,
seldom-performed
play is a snapshot from an earlier life for the acclaimed poet –
the time he was a freelancer way back in the 1970s.

April 23, 2011

The New York Times Op-Ed, April 23, 2011

April 22, 2011

Stanford dance instructor Richard Powers shares why he loves
teaching
social dance.

April 21, 2011

Stanford's Martin Luther King scholar Clay Carson took his
play,
Passages of Martin Luther King, to the Palestinian National Theatre
in
East Jerusalem and West Bank communities in March and early April.

April 20, 2011

The Roland Prize citation honoring Ross, director of the Dance
Division
in the Drama Department, praised her "for modeling a life
of
service that includes and integrates scholarship, social awareness
and
community learning."

April 20, 2011

Stanford professors of philosophy Ken Taylor and John Perry bring
their
radio show to Berkeley.

April 19, 2011

"Creativity and the Human Condition: Humanities Research
and Arts
Endeavors at Stanford," set for April 30, aims to reach
students
early and encourage them expand their involvement in the humanities.

April 19, 2011

Comparative literature professor and MLA president Russell Berman
proposes "a national goal of universal bilingualism"
and an
emphasis on digital humanities in the MLA agenda.

April 19, 2011

Diverse lineup features calypso and hula along with string
quartets,
electronica, opera.

April 18, 2011

In a study of the history of sexual violence in America, historian
Estelle Freedman examines the rise of public sexual harassment in
urban
America and how it reflected the changing demographics of the early
1900s.

April 18, 2011

The Lhasa native, who is the chair of Stanford's Tibetan
Studies
Initiative, awaits the results of the exiled government of Tibet's
March 20 election. Results will be announced on April 27.

April 15, 2011

Quotes chemical engineering sophomore Ivy Nguyen who helped create
the
exhibit, and Susan Roberts-Manganelli, manager of collections,
exhibitions, and conservation at the Cantor Center.

April 14, 2011

An interview with Xiaoze Xie, professor of Art & Art
History.

April 14, 2011

Mentions graduate students from across disciplines, including
business,
law, medicine, engineering, and education take classes at the Hasso
Plattner Institute of Design (the d.school) to learn creative
methods.

April 14, 2011

Quotes anthropology lecturer Merritt Ruhlen.

April 13, 2011

Plans for a new art building at Stanford include spaces for
programs in
art practice, design, art history, film and media studies, and
documentary film.

April 13, 2011

Workcenter, a theatrical endeavor founded by pioneering director
Jerzy
Grotowski, finishes its residency at Stanford with a performance of
'I Am America,' based on the writings of poet Allen
Ginsberg.

April 13, 2011

The 100th anniversary of the founding of the Chinese republic is
marked
by a new exhibit.

April 12, 2011

Trevor Allen's beguiling new play features a Stanford grad
student.

April 10, 2011

An editorial on Obama's stance on war powers cites Stanford historian Jack Rakove.

April 8, 2011

Trimpin's 2010-11 residency at Stanford finishes with a
range of
events, including a project of lifelong importance to the creator.

April 4, 2011

Historian Bertrand Patenaude tells how Herbert Hoover saved more
lives
than any person who has ever lived.

April 3, 2011

Charles Kronengold, acting assistant professor of music, comments
on the
Sacramento Symphony.

April 1, 2011

Professor Ian Morris reviews two books about the governmental
states.

March 31, 2011

The Stanford Center at Peking University will be a home base for
researchers working in China and offer more opportunities for
collaboration between Asian and American scholars.

March 30, 2011

Acclaimed food critic and editor-in-chief of 'Gourmet
Magazine'
speaks at Stanford University.

March 24, 2011

Stanford University professor Clayborne Carson brings his play,
Passages
of Martin Luther King, to Jerusalem and the West Bank.

March 23, 2011

Federal Judge Denny Chin says the deal between Google and
publishers
"goes too far." But Stanford does not have to halt
its project
of digitizing the books in the university's libraries.

March 22, 2011

Quotes Blakey Vermeule, associate professor of English.

March 20, 2011

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

March 20, 2011

Quotes Robert Proctor, professor of history.

March 20, 2011

Quotes Matthew Snipp, professor of sociology, and Michele Elam,
associate
professor of English.

March 19, 2011

By Russell Berman, professor of German and of comparative
literature and
senior fellow at the Hoover Institution.

March 18, 2011

"The Professor: A Sentimental Education" by
Terry Castle,
professor of English

March 18, 2011

If elected, Tenzin Tethong would succeed the Dalai Lama as
political
leader

March 17, 2011

Read the coverage of a presentation on Wednesday at the Center for
Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies.

March 17, 2011

Stanford sophomore, Ivy Nguyen uses x-ray technology to reveal
traces of
pigment from the vibrant paint that once adorned ancient Greek and
Roman
sculptures.

March 17, 2011

"A Journey With Two Maps: Becoming a Woman Poet"
by Eavan
Boland, professor of English

March 17, 2011

Despite the d.school's relatively short history, its
tangible
achievements are impressive. But founder David Kelley prefers to
emphasize the process rather than the products. What really matters,
he
says, is the creative confidence students acquire as they...

March 15, 2011

"Passages of Martin Luther King," written by
Clayborne Carson,
professor of history at Stanford and director of the Martin Luther
King
Jr. Research and Education Institute, will open March 22 for four
performances in East Jerusalem before moving to various...

March 13, 2011

History professor Joel Beinin comments on the reorientation of
Middle
East studies.

March 11, 2011

Choral concert highlights California, Oregon, and Washington
composers,
including composer L. Peter Deutsch, who has studied music at
Stanford
with lecturer Giancarlo Aquilanti.

March 8, 2011

a unique summer camp for book lovers was created for middle- and high-school students, and held at Amherst College and Stanford University.

March 6, 2011

Chinese-born contemporary artist Xiaoze Xie created more than 30 works of art included in "Xiaoze Xie: Amplified Moments." The display is at the 1050 World's Park Drive museum through May 15. Xie is an art professor at Stanford University.

March 4, 2011

Stanford grad, Tin, wins two Grammys for composing music for a
video
game.

March 3, 2011

"Earworms," "flashbulb memory"
and tunes "on the
tip of your tongue" – composer Jonathan Berger
explores how
memory affects music.

March 2, 2011

"The Pillowman" play shines at Stanford

March 2, 2011

The story mentions Professor Emeritus, Arthur Rampersad, and poet
Wendell
E. Berry, who has previously taught at Stanford.

March 2, 2011

Ge Wang, assistant professor of music, says technology is becoming more and more invisible

March 2, 2011

Review of "The Professor and Other Writings" by
Terry Castle,
professor of English.

March 1, 2011

Arnold Rampersad, professor emeritus of English, is awarded by
President
Obama.

February 22, 2011

Wolff, professor of English, recently spoke to the Los Altos
Morning
Forum.

February 21, 2011

Elijah Meeks, Digital Humanities Specialist at Stanford was asked
by the
AIMS project, which focuses on innovating ways to best organize
"born-digital"
content like e-mails, to visualize the Creeley's
correspondence.

February 17, 2011

Professor Joel Beinin writes an op-ed for the Nation on the tens
of
thousands of workers who participated in strikes or protests in the
days
before Mubarak"s departure.

February 17, 2011

A new show brings together cutting-edge choreographers, newly
commissioned scores and student dancers at Stanford to examine
kinetic
memory.

February 16, 2011

Stanford professor Joel Beinin is quoted on the labor movement in
Egypt.

February 15, 2011

Stanford University Iran expert Abbas Milani explains the roots of
modern
Iranian politics by illuminating the life of the last Shah.

February 11, 2011

Intended for exhibition at the Cantor Arts Center at Stanford
University,
the selected images were later winnowed down to the 55 pictures
displayed in the show "In a New York Minute: Photographs by
Helen
Levitt."

February 8, 2011

Professor Eavan Boland, Director of Stanford's renowned
Creative
Writing Program, gave a one-hour interview to Michael Krasny of KQED's
"Forum" on her latest book, A Journey With Two
Maps: Becoming
a Woman Poet, to be published this April.

February 7, 2011

Archaeologists and acousticians strike an unusual partnership to
understand the mesmerizing role of conches in the temple culture
around
Peru's Chavín.

February 6, 2011

An op-ed in the LA Times cites Abbas Milani, director of the
Iranian
Studies program.

February 6, 2011

Exhibition "Central Nigeria Unmasked" will
travel to Cantor
Arts Center.

February 1, 2011

Music Professor, Dr. Giancarlo Aquilanti would orchestrate
Grateful Dead
concert.

February 1, 2011

Multiracial artist combines respective heritages with unlikely
technical
collaborations to break down societal divides.

January 31, 2011

The festival, now in its seventh year, will explore the
intersection of
Eastern and Western influences in the musical cultures of Mongolia,
Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Iran and Afghanistan.

January 31, 2011

A series of articles in "The Stanford Review"
explores the
state of the humanities at Stanford and talks to current students
about
how they view the humanities.

January 29, 2011

This article on the Seventh Annual Stanford Pan-Asian Music
Festival
quotes Jindong Cai, director of orchestral studies.

January 22, 2011

English professor Terry Castle is nominated as a finalist in the
Criticism Category for 'The Professor and Other Writings'.
The
winners will be announced on March 10.

January 21, 2011

Assistant professor of French and Italian Dan Edelstein discusses the importance of electives.

January 20, 2011

Melissa Chatfield, a research fellow in ceramic geoarchaeology,
recreates
and fires a kiln based on Iron Age and Roman models in Britain.

January 18, 2011

For some Stanford students, taking a foreign language means more
than
fulfilling a graduation requirement.

January 18, 2011

Actor Michael Emerson discusses the philosophy behind the hit TV show "Lost" in Cubberley Auditorium at Stanford.

January 16, 2011

Clayborne Carson, professor of history and director of the Martin
Luther
King Jr. Research and Education Institute, comments on schools
bringing
King into the 21st century.

January 15, 2011

Two panels of Stanford scholars discuss American and European
attitudes
toward race and ethnicity.

January 14, 2011

Associate professor of English Michele Elam tackles the topic of
mixed
race.

January 14, 2011

Hip-hop choreographer Rennie Harris brings his dance to Stanford
for a
winter-quarter residency.

January 13, 2011

Incoming MLA president Russell Berman, professor of German studies
and
comparative literature at Stanford University, speaks at the MLA
convention.

January 12, 2011

Priya Satia, assistant professor of history, spoke on the panel
"The
Public Uses of History and the Global War on Terror" at the
annual
meeting of the American Historical Association."

January 11, 2011

Harvard University Press Blog, January 11, 2011

January 11, 2011

Discussion of professor of classics Ian Morris' book "Why
the
West Rules—For Now."

January 11, 2011

Judith Jamison discusses her transition from dance prodigy to
artistic
director at the Presidential Lecture at Stanford Monday.

January 11, 2011

'The Annotated U.S. Constitution and Declaration of Independence' edited by Jack Rakove, a Pulitzer Prize-winning historian from Stanford, is recommended by the New Yorker.

January 9, 2011

Ramon Saldivar, a literary critic at Stanford, comments on the
multiracial realities of border culture.

January 7, 2011

On January 10 in Cubberley Auditorium, Jamison will be interviewed
by
Harry Elam, Stanford's vice provost for undergraduate
education.

January 6, 2011

Shelley Fisher Fishkin discusse the role of the n-word in Mark
Twain's
literature.

January 6, 2011

PWR lecturer Lee Konstantinou is co-editing a volume on Wallace,
and
English graduate student Ed Finn is mapping Wallace's work
online.

January 5, 2011

Shelley Fisher Fishkin discusses the release of a new edition of
Huckleberry
Finn that replaces the n-word.

January 5, 2011

The Stanford Review blog interviews Associate Professor of French and Italian Dan Edelstein.

January 1, 2011

Professor Franco Moretti, co-director of the Stanford Literary
Lab, uses
statistical analysis to track the evolution of the novel.