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Faculty in the News Archive:

February, 2012

February 28, 2012

Stanford's new Bing Concert Hall will open in January with
concerts
headlined by the San Francisco Symphony and the rock group Los
Lobos.

February 27, 2012

Tablet.com, February 27, 2012

February 27, 2012

Stanford linguistics professor Arnold Zwicky comments on the
linguistics
of porn and its realtion to a porn star's stage name.

February 27, 2012

Book review describing Stanford English Professor Adam Johnson's
novel The Orphan Master's Son as a "chilling
but wonderfully written novel about present-day North Korea ranks as
a
contemporary 'Darkness at Noon.'"

February 27, 2012

Stanford linguist Penny Eckert says young girls use slang not just
to be
cute but to "achieve some kind of interactional and
stylistic end."

February 17, 2012

In his February 16th lecutre entitled "Why the West Rules
- For Now" Stanford
Classics and History Professor, Ian Morris, said that the world at
the
21st century will differ more from today than how present day is
currently comparted the the world of...

February 16, 2012

Renowned artist Camille Utterback, known for her interactive
insallations
and reactive sculptures, teaches an art practice course to Stanford
undergraduates

February 15, 2012

Princeton University held a conference dedicated to music
historian,
Richard Taruskin, entitled "After the End of Music
History."

February 15, 2012

Stanford researchers have found that classical music activates
parts
of the brain that involve paying attention, making predictions, and
committing details to memory.

February 14, 2012

Historian, Paula Findlen discusses how "the specter of
Galileo
haunts conversations about science and religion to the present day."

February 13, 2012

Professor Librandi-Rocha, originall from Brazil, told the audience
that
moving to the United States and experiencing daily life as a
foreigner
profoundly affected her habits of thinking.

February 13, 2012

Stanford is among the universities to provide support to Anvil
Academic,
a new platform for digital humanists to publish nontraditional
scholarship. Michael Keller, university librarian, is on Anvil's
board of directors.

February 12, 2012

A collection of book reviews that includes a recommendation for
Stanford
associate professor of English Adam Johnson's novel, The
Orphan Master's Son.

February 10, 2012

An article on the sound quality of modern, digitally produced
music
citing the research of Stanford Music Professor Jonathan
Berger.

February 9, 2012

A glimpse of the Apple archives at Stanford libraries
featuring an inteview with Stanford's History and Science of
Technology curator Henry Lowood.

February 9, 2012

Artistry, artifacts and scholarship come together in a dance
history
project presented by Stanford Dance, the Clayman Institute for
Gender Research, and Stanford Hillel.

February 8, 2012

Review of "Walker Evans" exhibition at the
Cantor Arts
Center.

February 7, 2012

"Driven", a campus film series, explores the
dymanic
relationship between the cinema and the profound social impact of
the automobile during the 20th century.

February 7, 2012

The Creative Writing Program sponsored a poetry reading by Mohr
Visitng
Poet and Pulizer Prize winner, Louise Glück. An audio
recording of
this reading is now available online on the Creative Writing Program's
website.

February 4, 2012

Review of Walker Evan's exhibition at the Cantor Arts
Center

February 3, 2012

Profile of alumnus and artist Thai Bui.

February 2, 2012

San Francisco Chronicle, February 2, 2012

September 20, 2017

Violin maker Alvin Thomas King draws on high tech analysis to
craft
instruments that rival the masters'.

September 20, 2017

In December 2006, (a month after they became engaged), Otis '00,
and
Elizabeth Chandler, '99, funded Goodreads.com, hoping to
convert
self-identified book-lovers into a profitable social networking
site.

September 20, 2017

Wherein a Stanford professor teaching abroad revels in English
absurdities and Oxford's quirky table manners.

September 20, 2017

Composer Chris Chafe gives new meaning to synthesizing data.