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Faculty in the News Archive:

April, 2011

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

Quotes anthropology lecturer Merritt Ruhlen.

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 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.