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Faculty in the News Archive:

August, 2012

August 24, 2012

Stanford professor Estelle Freedman discusses the historical
significance
of the Akin rape comment in a Washington Post Op-Ed.

August 22, 2012

"The recording is intriguing to Clayborne Carson, a
professor of
history and founding director of the Martin Luther King, Jr.,
Research
and Education Institute at Stanford University."

August 21, 2012

"Ever since his first play ‘FOB" (‘fresh
off the
boat"), was staged in his dorm at Stanford in 1980, the
playwright
has been the bard of multiculturalism…"

August 20, 2012

Eavan Boland, director of Stanford's Creative Writing
Program and one
of Ireland's leading poets, has won a 2012 PEN award for
creative
nonfiction with her acclaimed collection of essays.

August 17, 2012

Nancy Packer, a retired Stanford University English professor who
headed up the creative-writing program for four years, starts with
the
germ of an idea, then creates characters that are far more than a
conglomeration of people she knows.

August 14, 2012

NY Times editorial on Ayn Rand and Paul Ryan written by Stanford
Associate History Professor Jennifer Burns.

August 8, 2012

"As far as online encyclopedias go, the Stanford
Encyclopedia of
Philosophy may be the best."

August 5, 2012

Stanford film student Theo Rigby quickly persuaded the family to
provide
intimate access to their unfolding drama.

August 3, 2012

Actor Max Sosna-Spear takes KQED through Stanford
University's summer celebration of the works of a renowned
American playwright, actor and screenwriter with Stanford Summer
Theater"s
Sam Shepard Festival.

August 2, 2012

Seminars based on philosopher Montaigne's Renaissance
writings
are among the top choices of freshmen for satisfying Stanford's
new
Thinking Matters undergraduate requirement.

August 1, 2012

Awards honor short story writer who tells of the trauma in
everyday
routine and a bedridden author who chronicles her life with a
gastropod.

November 20, 2017

Ayn Rand is being talked about like never before. Stanford
historian
Jennifer Burns discusses Rand's connection to the upcoming
election.