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Faculty in the News Archive:

May, 2011

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

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 17, 2011

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

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.