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Faculty in the News Archive:

July, 2011

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