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Faculty in the News Archive:

January, 2011

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

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

Harvard University Press Blog, January 11, 2011

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.