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Faculty in the News Archive:

August, 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.