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Faculty in the News Archive:

March, 2012

March 30, 2012

Cantor Arts Center staff faced technical challenges when they
began the
installation of two large, lighted works by Dan Flavin and Robert
Irwin.

March 28, 2012

Stanford English and Women's Studies Professor Barbara
Gelpi is
quoted in an obituary for the late Adrienne Rich.

March 23, 2012

A review of a new novella by Stanford English Lecturer Jennifer
duBois.

March 22, 2012

Willow Oaks Middle School's "Willow Oaks Sings"
choir from
Menlo Park participated in a musical exchange with the Stanford
Chamber
Chorale at the Braun Music Center on March 15th.

March 21, 2012

Juan Felipe Herrera (MA Social Anthropology) was named California
Poet
Laurate, becoming the first Latino to hold that title.

March 20, 2012

Michael Bratman, Professor of Philosophy, gave a lecture at the
University of Delaware's David Norton Memorial Lecture on
March
15th. Professor Bratman used an example of a busy Manhattan street
to demonstrate the human ability to plan - the focus of his lecture.

March 19, 2012

Orrin W Robinson III, a professor of German Studies at Stanford
corrected
the common peception that the brothers Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
travelled
around Germanic principalities in the early 19th Century.

March 19, 2012

Jesse Rodin, Assistant Professor of Music is a recipient of a 2012
Digital Innovation Fellowship with the American Council of Learned
Societies. Rodin's Josquin Research Project will develop new
tools
for making Renaissance music searchable.

March 12, 2012

Robert Munro, a graduate fellow at Stanford, will examine
differences in
how people express place, distance and space among the world's
500-plus languages at Where Conference 2012: The Art and Business
of Location.

March 12, 2012

In the "LA Review of Books," French literature
professor Cécile
Alduy, says the new novel by controversial and award-winning French
author, Michel Houellebecq "captures with perfect irony the
tone
and texture of twenty-first-century discourse.

March 9, 2012

Stanford assistant professor and music app developer, Ge Wan and
his
company, Smule, develop social music-making apps for the iPad and
iPhone
that allow users to simultaneously play duets with other iOS
musicians
anywhere across the globe...

March 1, 2012

A papyri digitization project leads Stanford's associate
curator of
paleological materials to consider the challenges of posting the
entire
legacy of ancient and medieval Western written culture online.