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2013

December 16, 2013

Quotes David Palumbo-Liu, professor of comparative literature, on the denial of academic freedom to Palestinians and material deprivation they experience. 

December 1, 2013

The article cites Dan Jurafsky, professor of lingusitics.

December 1, 2013

Noting how the availability of digital technologies presents historians with new ways to explore the past, the article features Stanford's Mapping the Republic of Letters project and quotes Dan Edelstein, professor of French and Italian; Caroline Winterer, professor of history and director of the Stanford Humanities Center; and mentions...

November 26, 2013

Professors Kathryn Starkey and Elaine Treharne, newly appointed co-directors of the Center for Medieval and Early Modern Studies (CMEMS) at Stanford, announced a new major initiative to advance the study of medieval and early modern culture with a special emphasis on its primary sources.

November 18, 2013

Alumna Caroline Wellbery responds to President John L. Hennessy's co-authored article, "Colleges need
humanities, too." 

November 14, 2013

The opinion piece is co-authored by President John L. Hennessy. 

November 13, 2013

Alumna Vienna Teng, a singer/songwriter is profiled. 

November 12, 2013

The article features David Kennedy, emeritus professor of history, on his Veteran's Day talk. 

November 6, 2013

The article describes NaSent (Neural Analysis of Sentiment) a program created by Stanford computer
scientists,
Richard Socher, Christopher Manning, Andrew Ng and linguist Christopher Potts. 

November 6, 2013

Professor Janice Ross, director of ITALIC and the Dance Division, is quoted. The event was a major booking coup
for
Stanford Live. 

November 4, 2013

Letter to the Editor is signed by Caroline Winterer, professor of
history
and director of the Stanford Humanities Center, and Burton Richter,
emeritus professor in the physical sciences, at SLAC.

November 4, 2013

The article quotes Ingrid Fernandez, lecturer in English.

November 1, 2013

Anthony Marra, lecturer in English, reviews Alarcón's latest novel.

November 1, 2013

Russell Berman, professor of German and of comparative literature
and
senior fellow at the Hoover Institution, is quoted about preparing
PhD
students for a diverse array of career choices.

November 1, 2013

Dan Edelstein, a history professor at Stanford, has received two NEH grants to support digital humanities projects visualizing correspondence collections from intellectuals in the 19th century.

November 1, 2013

Mary Sue Coleman, president of the University of Michigan and John L. Hennessy, president of Stanford University co-authored an OpEd entitled "Lessons from the humanities and social sciences."

October 31, 2013

Q&A with writer and alumna, Jesmyn Ward (AB English '99 and AM Communication '00) on her new memoir, Men
We Reaped. Ward mentions conversations with writers at Stanford who encourages her. 

October 31, 2013

Q&A with writer and alumna, Jesmyn Ward (AB English '99
and AM
Communication '00) on her new memoir, Men We Reaped. Ward
mentions conversations with writers at Stanford who encourages her.

October 31, 2013

The story quotes Richard Shaw, dean of admission and financial aid; Franco Moretti, professor of English and of comparative literature, and director of the Stanford Literary Lab; and Dan Edelstein, professor of French and Italian. Includes photo of Tanya Llewellyn, graduate student in English.

October 25, 2013

The story quotes Clayborne Carson, professor of history, on the
challenge
of seeking reparations from the slave trade.

October 25, 2013

An obituary for Michael Sullivan, a leading art historian for whom China became a life's work, was a
professor at Stanford from 1966 to 1984. 

October 25, 2013

The story quotes Clayborne Carson, professor of history, on the challenge of seeking reparations from the slave trade. 

October 25, 2013

The story quotes Matthew Tiews, executive director of arts
programs,
about the donation of Mary Margaret Anderson's art
collection to the
university.

October 25, 2013

An obituary for Michael Sullivan, a leading art historian for whom
China
became a life's work, was a professor at Stanford from 1966
to
1984.

October 24, 2013

A Letter to the Editor from Marjorie Perloff, professor emerita of
English.

October 24, 2013

A review of the documentary by Jamie Meltzer, assistant professor
of art
and art history.

October 24, 2013

A Letter to the Editor from Marjorie Perloff, professor emerita of English. 

October 24, 2013

A review of the documentary by Jamie Meltzer, assistant professor of art and art history.

October 23, 2013

The article quotes history Professor Richard White on how Amazon
operates
similarly to the way mail-order giants like Sears did a century ago.

October 23, 2013

Leslie Berlin, historian of business and technology at Stanford
was one
among eleven panelists asked to assess the innovations that have
done
the most to shape the nature of modern life.

October 23, 2013

Q & A with the best-selling author of legal thrillers
mentions his
time at Stanford as a Wallace Stegner Fellow from 1972 to
1973.

October 23, 2013

The article quotes history Professor Richard White on how Amazon operates similarly to the way mail-order
giants
like Sears did a century ago. 

October 23, 2013

Leslie Berlin, historian of business and technology at Stanford was one among eleven panelists asked to
assess
the innovations that have done the most to shape the nature of modern life. 

October 23, 2013

Q & A with the best-selling author of legal thrillers mentions his time at Stanford as a Wallace Stegner
Fellow from 1972 to 1973. 

October 22, 2013

The article quotes Russell Berman, professor of German and
comparative
literature and a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution.

October 22, 2013

The article quotes Russell Berman, professor of German and comparative literature and a senior fellow at the
Hoover Institution. 

October 20, 2013

"Alcatraz: Art Behind Bars" is part of Stanford's
ReDesigning Theater Project, started by Carole Shorenstein Hays,
lecturer in mechanical engineering. The article quotes design team
members, Michael Sturtz, lecturer in mechanical engineering; Andrew
Evans, visiting lecturer...

October 20, 2013

An opinion piece on the 100-year anniversary of the modern
cigarette
written by Robert Procter, professor of history.

October 20, 2013

The article discusses the work of Yulia Pinkusevich, lecturer in
art and
art history.

October 20, 2013

"Alcatraz: Art Behind Bars" is part of Stanford's ReDesigning Theater Project, started by Carole Shorenstein
Hays, lecturer in mechanical engineering. The article quotes design team members, Michael Sturtz, lecturer
in
mechanical engineering; Andrew Evans, visiting lecturer in dance; alumni Jeff Kessler...

October 20, 2013

An opinion piece on the 100-year anniversary of the modern cigarette written by Robert Procter, professor of
history. 

October 20, 2013

The article discusses the work of Yulia Pinkusevich, lecturer in art and art history. 

October 16, 2013

The article quotes Jindong Cai, associate professor of music and director of the Stanford Symphony Orchestra, on China wanting to export its culture to the world. 

October 16, 2013

The article quotes Jindong Cai, associate professor of music and
director
of the Stanford Symphony Orchestra, on China wanting to export its
culture to the world.

October 14, 2013

An opinion piece by Tanya Luhrmann, professor of anthropology. 

October 14, 2013

An opinion piece by Tanya Luhrmann, professor of anthropology.

October 13, 2013

Professor of theater and performance studies, Jennifer DeVere Brody met with playwright Lauren Gunderson during
the development of the play, "The Taming."

October 13, 2013

Professor of theater and performance studies, Jennifer DeVere
Brody met
with playwright Lauren Gunderson during the development of the play,
"The Taming."

October 11, 2013

Cantor Arts Center director Connie Wolf comments on the work of Cosmo Wenman, who uses 3-D printing to make
replicas of sculptures, including some at the Cantor Center. 

October 11, 2013

Cantor Arts Center director Connie Wolf comments on the work of
Cosmo
Wenman, who uses 3-D printing to make replicas of sculptures,
including
some at the Cantor Center.

October 10, 2013

The article quotes Smule CEO, Jeff Smith, a graduate student in music. 

October 10, 2013

The article quotes Smule CEO, Jeff Smith, a graduate student in
music.

October 9, 2013

The article profiles the author and current Wallace Stegner Fellow. 

October 9, 2013

The article profiles the author and current Wallace Stegner
Fellow.

October 8, 2013

The article cites the research of Chris Chafe, professor of music
and
Josef Parvizi, associate professor of neurology at the medical
school.

October 8, 2013

The article cites the research of Chris Chafe, professor of music and Josef Parvizi, associate professor of
neurology at the medical school.

October 7, 2013

The article quotes Shelley Fisher Fishkin, English professor and
director
of the American Studies program.

October 7, 2013

The article cites Gavin Wright, professor of history.

October 7, 2013

The article quotes Shelley Fisher Fishkin, English professor and director of the American Studies
program. 

October 7, 2013

The article cites Gavin Wright, professor of history. 

October 4, 2013

Jasmina Bojic, lecturer; and Jan Krawitz, professor of art and art
history are quoted. Festival lineup includes films by Maren
Grainger-Monsent, senior research scholar at the medical school's
Center for Biomedical Ethics; and by alumna Nicole Newnham; and a
film...

October 4, 2013

Jasmina Bojic, lecturer; and Jan Krawitz, professor of art and art history are quoted. Festival lineup includes films by Maren Grainger-Monsent, senior research scholar at the medical school's Center for Biomedical Ethics; and by alumna Nicole Newnham; and a film that follows a group of Stanford design students on a trip to Indonesia. 

October 1, 2013

The story quotes Graduate School of Business Professor Emeritus
Robert
Flanagan.

October 1, 2013

The Atlantic, October, 2013

October 1, 2013

The story quotes Graduate School of Business Professor Emeritus Robert Flanagan. 

September 27, 2013

Inside Higher Ed cites the Stanford Study of Writing. 

September 26, 2013

The story references the innovative Stanford Teacher Education program. 

September 26, 2013

The story discusses the interactive website Kindred Britain, created by Nicholas Jenkins, associate professor of
English. 

September 23, 2013

The Chronicle of Higher Education examines the rise in the study
of
Chinese Philosophy in American universities. The article mentions
David
Nivison, professor emeritus of philosophy at Stanford
University.

September 23, 2013

The Chronicle of Higher Education examines the rise in the study of Chinese Philosophy in American universities.
The article mentions David Nivison, professor emeritus of philosophy at Stanford University. 

September 19, 2013

On the list is A Constellation of Vital Phenomena, a debut
novel by Anthony Marra, lecturer in English and a former Stegner
Fellow.

September 19, 2013

On the list is A Constellation of Vital Phenomena, a debut novel by Anthony Marra, lecturer in
English and a former Stegner Fellow. 

September 18, 2013

Associate Professor, J.P. Daughton is quoted on how nations address, or fail to address, the bloody
imperial histories memorialized in their museums. 

September 18, 2013

San Francisco Chronicle, September 18, 2013

September 18, 2013

Associate Professor, J.P. Daughton is quoted on how nations
address, or
fail to address, the bloody imperial histories memorialized in
their museums.

September 17, 2013

'Men We Reaped' is Stanford alumna Jesmyn Ward's new memoir. Ward holds a bachelor's and a master's degree from Stanford University. 

September 17, 2013

'Men We Reaped' is Stanford alumna Jesmyn Ward's
new memoir.
Ward holds a bachelor's and a master's degree from
Stanford
University.

September 15, 2013

KQED Radio, Forum, August 15, 2013

September 14, 2013

The book is reviewed by Molly Anotopol, lecturer in English and recent Wallace Stegner Fellow at Stanford
University. 

September 14, 2013

The book is reviewed by Molly Anotopol, lecturer in English and
recent
Wallace Stegner Fellow at Stanford University.

September 13, 2013

Ignacio Ornelas, who works in the libraries's special collections, has helped document Bracero history at the local level. 

September 13, 2013

Estelle Freedman is professor of U.S. history at Stanford University. 

September 13, 2013

Ignacio Ornelas, who works in the libraries's special
collections,
has helped document Bracero history at the local level.

September 13, 2013

Estelle Freedman is professor of U.S. history at Stanford
University.

September 11, 2013

Northern California businessman Glen McLaughlin turned over his map collection to Stanford. Now the public can
see and download 731 of the maps thanks to a digitizing project at the university. 

September 11, 2013

Northern California businessman Glen McLaughlin turned over his
map
collection to Stanford. Now the public can see and download 731 of
the
maps thanks to a digitizing project at the university.

September 10, 2013

John L'Heureux, professor emeritus of English at Stanford, discusses "Death of a Man" a poem he wrote about
the assasination of John F. Kennedy. The poem appears in The Atlantic's Special JFK
Commemorative Issue. 

September 10, 2013

John L'Heureux, professor emeritus of English at Stanford,
discusses
"Death of a Man" a poem he wrote about the
assasination of
John F. Kennedy. The poem appears in The Atlantic's
Special JFK Commemorative Issue.

September 7, 2013

The Economist highlights the website, "Kindred Britain" created by Nicholas Jenkins, associate professor of English at Stanford. The website traces relationships among some 30,000 Britons in the database. 

September 7, 2013

The Economist highlights the website, "Kindred Britain"
created by Nicholas Jenkins, associate professor of English at
Stanford. The website traces relationships among some 30,000 Britons
in
the database.

September 6, 2013

Palo Alto Weekly covers a Hoover institution exhibit,
"Art and History: Treasures from the Hoover Library and
Archives" and
quotes curator and assistant archivist of the Hoover Archives,
Nicholas
Sierkierski.

September 6, 2013

The list recommends Cantor Arts Center exhibit "Carrie
Mae Weems:
Three Decades of Photography and Video." It is the first
large-scale retrospective devoted to Weems who is widely acclaimed
as
one of today's most eloquent interpreters of he...

September 6, 2013

Abraham Verghese, professor of medicine at Stanford reviews Butler's
part memoir/part journalistic examination of end-of-life
healthcare.

September 6, 2013

Palo Alto Weekly covers a Hoover institution exhibit, "Art and History: Treasures from the Hoover Library and Archives" and quotes curator and assistant archivist of the Hoover Archives, Nicholas Sierkierski. 

September 6, 2013

The list recommends Cantor Arts Center exhibit "Carrie Mae Weems: Three Decades of Photography and Video." It
is the first large-scale retrospective devoted to Weems who is widely acclaimed as one of today's most eloquent
interpreters of he African-American experience. 

September 6, 2013

Abraham Verghese, professor of medicine at Stanford reviews Butler's part memoir/part journalistic examination of end-of-life healthcare. 

September 3, 2013

The article mentions The Stanford Literary Lab, co-founded by
Stanford
Professor Franco Moretti and Matthew Jockers, a former lecturer in
the
Department of English.

September 3, 2013

The article mentions The Stanford Literary Lab, co-founded by Stanford Professor Franco Moretti and Matthew
Jockers, a former lecturer in the Department of English.

September 1, 2013

Working with scholars from around the world, Stanford philosopher Rega Wood is on a mission to recover the lost works of Richard Rufus of Cornwall, the first professor of Aristotelian natural philosophy at a major Western University

BY MOLLY TAYLOR-POLESKEY

September 16, 2013

...
September 1, 2013

In the latest "Office Hours" video, Joel Beinin, a professor of Middle East history at Stanford explains why the prospects for peace in Syria are slim.

August 30, 2013

A book review of Havana Requiem, the third novel by Paul
Goldstein, professor of law.

August 30, 2013

A book review of Havana Requiem, the third novel by Paul Goldstein, professor of law. 

August 29, 2013

Inside Higher Ed cites a blog post by Chris Bourg, assistant
university
librarian for public services.

August 29, 2013

Inside Higher Ed cites a blog post by Chris Bourg, assistant university librarian for public services. 

August 28, 2013

The article quotes Joel Beinin, professor of history.

August 28, 2013

The article quotes Joel Beinin, professor of history. 

August 26, 2013

Clarence Jones, scholar-in-residence at the Martin Luther King Jr. Research Institute,  is widely quoted in this story about King's spontaneous amendment of this speech. 

August 26, 2013

Sam Wineburg, professor of education and director of Stanford History Education Group weighs in on reaching a wider audience through digital means. 

August 26, 2013

Clarence Jones, scholar-in-residence at the Martin Luther King Jr.
Research Institute, is widely quoted in this story about King's
spontaneous amendment of this speech.

August 26, 2013

Sam Wineburg, professor of education and director of Stanford
History
Education Group weighs in on reaching a wider audience through
digital
means.

August 26, 2013

An interview with Jones, scholar-in-residence at the Martin Luther King Jr. Research Institute.

August 23, 2013

Rob Hamilton, a graduate student at CCRMA, exhibited his "ECHO:: Canyon" virtual environment.

August 23, 2013

An article on the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.'s inspirational speech quotes Clayborn Carson, professor of history and director of the Martin Luther King Jr. Research and Education Institute; and Clarence Jones, a scholar-in-residence at the institute. 

August 23, 2013

An exhibit at Stanford Art Spaces pays tribute to 100-year old artist Toko Shinoda and her prolific career.

August 23, 2013

Rob Hamilton, a graduate student at CCRMA, exhibited his "ECHO::
Canyon" virtual environment.

August 23, 2013

Review of "Happy Days", a Stanford Summer Theater production.

August 23, 2013

An article on the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.'s
inspirational speech quotes Clayborn Carson, professor of history
and
director of the Martin Luther King Jr. Research and Education
Institute;
and Clarence Jones, a scholar-in-residence at the...

August 23, 2013

An exhibit at Stanford Art Spaces pays tribute to 100-year old
artist
Toko Shinoda and her prolific career.

August 22, 2013

An article on new drug names quotes William Leben, professor emeritus of linguistics. 

August 22, 2013

A review of a new book by Estelle Freedman, professor of history. 

August 22, 2013

An article on new drug names quotes William Leben, professor
emeritus of
linguistics.

August 22, 2013

A review of a new book by Estelle Freedman, professor of
history.

August 21, 2013

Carson is a professor of history and director of the Martin Luther
King
Jr. Research and Educational Institute.

August 21, 2013

"The Conversation" blog mentions the application of data mining and statistical analysis to literary studies by Franco Moretti, professor of English and of comparative literature, and colleagues at the Stanford Literary Lab. 

August 21, 2013

Carson is a professor of history and director of the Martin Luther King Jr. Research and Educational Institute. 

August 21, 2013

"The Conversation" blog mentions the application
of data
mining and statistical analysis to literary studies by Franco
Moretti,
professor of English and of comparative literature, and colleagues
at
the Stanford Literary Lab.

August 19, 2013

An article about 1963 March on Washington quotes Clayborne Carson,
professor of history and director of the Martin Luther King Jr.
Research
and Education institute.

August 19, 2013

English professor Jennifer Summit says the humanities must
integrate with
other disciplines to survive.

August 19, 2013

Professor of Anthropology, Tanya Lurhmann writes about her
experiences in
Christian churches in Ghana.

August 19, 2013

An article about 1963 March on Washington quotes Clayborne Carson, professor of history and director of the
Martin Luther King Jr. Research and Education institute. 

August 19, 2013

English professor Jennifer Summit says the humanities must integrate with other disciplines to survive. 

August 19, 2013

Professor of Anthropology, Tanya Lurhmann writes about her experiences in Christian churches in Ghana. 

August 16, 2013

A book review by Robert Pogue Harrison, professor of French and
Italian.

August 16, 2013

A book review by Robert Pogue Harrison, professor of French and Italian. 

August 15, 2013

The article quotes Clayborne Carson, professor of history.

August 15, 2013

History Professor, Joel Beinin was a guest on the radio program,
Forum.

August 15, 2013

The article quotes Clayborne Carson, professor of history. 

August 15, 2013

History Professor, Joel Beinin was a guest on the radio program, Forum. 

August 14, 2013

The story cites Terry Castle, professor of English, on modes of outsider art. 

August 14, 2013

The article quotes Rush Rehm, professor of drama and classics.

August 14, 2013

The story cites Terry Castle, professor of English, on modes of
outsider
art.

August 14, 2013

The article quotes Rush Rehm, professor of drama and classics. 

August 13, 2013

Zócalo Public Square, August 19, 2013

August 12, 2013

"Stanford University Press is releasing midlength e-books
called
'Stanford Briefs' based on the classic essay format
meant to
appeal to a broader audience than traditional scholarly books."

August 3, 2013

Tanya Luhrmann, professor of anthropolgy, discusses the efficacy of prayer as an Op-Ed guest columnist. 

August 3, 2013

The article quotes Robert Trujillo, head of Special Collections,
on
acquiring the working papers of librarian, Elizabeth Martinez.

August 3, 2013

Tanya Luhrmann, professor of anthropolgy, discusses the efficacy
of
prayer as an Op-Ed guest columnist.

July 29, 2013

A review of a new novel by MacDonald, retired lecturer in English
and
creative writing.

July 25, 2013

The column sites Terry Castle, professor of English.

July 22, 2013

A review of the Stanford Summer Theater performance of Oscar Wilde's classic. 

July 22, 2013

An opinion piece by Paula Findlen, professor of history.

July 21, 2013

The article quotes Debra Satz, professor of philosophy.

July 19, 2013

History Professor Richard White appears in a documentary, "American
Jerusalem: Jews and the Making of San Francisco"

July 19, 2013

The Times Literary Supplement, July 19 2013

July 15, 2013

The article Quotes Clayborne Carson, professor of history.Read the story - USA Today

July 12, 2013

An Interview with Jim Nadel, founder and executive and artistic director of the Stanford Jazz Workshop. 

July 12, 2013

The article quotes Adam Johnson, associate professor of English, on his Pulitzer Prize-winning book, The Orphan Master's Son. 

July 12, 2013

A Review of a series of French exhibits at Cantor Center.

July 5, 2013

A review of the Stanford Jazz Festival performance.

July 5, 2013

Three new shows celebrate Cantor's 'French Season'. Read the story - San Mateo County Times via San Jose Mercury News

July 5, 2013

The article quotes Joel Beinin, professor of history.

July 5, 2013

A profiles of the research of Paul Wang, professor of medicine; and John Granzow, doctoral candidate at CCRMA.

July 2, 2013

The article quotes Rush Rehm, professor of theater and performance
studies and of classics, and artistic director of Stanford Summer
Theater.

July 1, 2013

A Stanford GSB professor of marketing explains why engaging your audience is key to success.

June 27, 2013

Here his research is informed by quantitative data on the
frequency of
word usage retrieved by the Stanford Literary Lab, which in turn
drives
the structure and methodology of his study as he focuses on key
words
associated with the...

June 18, 2013

The article discusses a new study authored by Richard G. Klein, professor of anthropology and biology. 

June 13, 2013

Wallace Stegner fellow, Anthony Marra, discusses his debut
novel, A Constellation of Vital Phenomena set in
Chechnya. The book has garnered critical acclaim.

June 11, 2013

The concealed notes of a historic opera have been revealed thanks
to SLAC's
synchrotron. The article quotes Uwe Bergmann, interim director for
SLAC's
Linac Coherent Light Source. who guided the work.

June 11, 2013

The concealed notes of a historic opera have been revealed thanks to SLAC's synchrotron. The article quotes Uwe Bergmann, interim director for SLAC's Linac Coherent Light Source. who guided the work.

June 10, 2013

Russell A. Berman, professor of German and of Comparative Literature and a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution, comments on the decline of Humanities majors. 

June 1, 2013

A profile of Stanford's Senior Reflection in Biology course which invites students to combine their scientific interests with their artistic talents.

December 15, 2017

The Red Couch Project is a student-run production collective that
captures the arts at Stanford University.

May 29, 2013

Feature story discusses graduate student in music Holly Herdon"s
work with Stanford University's Center for Computer Research
in
Music and Acoustics (CCRMA). Work done by music lecturer Robert
Henke is also mentioned.

May 29, 2013

Feature story discusses graduate student in music Holly Herdon’s work with Stanford University's Center for
Computer Research in Music and Acoustics (CCRMA). Work done by music lecturer Robert Henke is also
mentioned. 

May 27, 2013

At Stanford University in 2012, a young literature scholar named Natalie Phillips used a functional
magnetic
resonance imaging (fMRI) machine to track the blood flow of readers’ brains when they read Jane
Austen's Mansfield
Park.

May 27, 2013

At Stanford University in 2012, a young literature scholar named
Natalie
Phillips used a functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI)
machine to track the blood flow of readers" brains when
they read Jane
Austen's Mansfield Park.

May 25, 2013

The nearly-forgotten story of the Greek American mogul, his humanitarian action and his connections to the White House are what intrigued Stanford Continuing Studies Lecturer Chrissochoidis to look deeper and unveil more details of the prominent Greek figure.

May 24, 2013

Stanford will encourage and pay for humanities graduate students to pursue careers as high school teachers, starting next year.

May 22, 2013

A feature on on Nyree (Rabushka) Belleville (AB Economics 1994) who writes romance novels under the name
Bella Andre.

May 22, 2013

A feature on on Nyree (Rabushka) Belleville (AB Economics 1994)
who
writes romance novels under the name Bella Andre.

May 20, 2013

David Palumbo-Liu, professor of comparative literature, responds to an open letter to professors of Asian
American studies about a proposed boycott of Israel.

May 20, 2013

David Kennedy, Stanford Professor Emeritus of History, praises historian Mary Roberts' new novel "What Soldiers Do: Sex and the American GI in World War II France" as a nuanced view on a often idealized war.  

May 20, 2013

Henry Lowood, curator for the libraries' history of science and technology collections and film and media collections, and Robert Trujillo, head of special collections, discuss how the libraries have adapted their policies to new copying technology. Leslie Berlin, project historian for the Silicon Valley Archives, discusses her research methods...

May 20, 2013

David Palumbo-Liu, professor of comparative literature, responds
to an
open letter to professors of Asian American studies about a proposed
boycott of Israel.

May 20, 2013

David Kennedy, Stanford Professor Emeritus of History, praises
historian
Mary Roberts' new novel "What Soldiers Do: Sex and
the American
GI in World War II France" as a nuanced view on a often
idealized
war.

May 20, 2013

Henry Lowood, curator for the libraries' history of
science and
technology collections and film and media collections, and Robert
Trujillo, head of special collections, discuss how the libraries
have
adapted their policies to new copying technology. Leslie...

May 13, 2013

The Oxonian Rerview, May 13, 2013

May 10, 2013

A review of "10 Buildings that Changed America," a one-hour PBS documentary that features Caroline Winterer,
professor of history, reflecting on the design of the Virginia Capitol.

May 10, 2013

A review of "10 Buildings that Changed America,"
a one-hour PBS
documentary that features Caroline Winterer, professor of history,
reflecting on the design of the Virginia Capitol.

May 9, 2013

Blau (MA Speech & Drama, 1949; PhD English, 1954) was a
transformational figure in American regional theater.

May 9, 2013

Blau (MA Speech & Drama, 1949; PhD English, 1954) was a transformational figure in American regional
theater.

May 8, 2013

The story quotes Claire Jarvis, assistant professor of English.

May 8, 2013

A review of a wide range of performances staged by Stanford Live
including the pair of one-act operas by Jonathan Berger, Professor
of
Music at Stanford.

May 8, 2013

The story quotes Claire Jarvis, assistant professor of English.

May 8, 2013

A review of a wide range of performances staged by Stanford Live including the pair of one-act operas by Jonathan Berger, Professor of Music at Stanford. 

May 7, 2013

Author, graduate student, and Wallace Stegner Fellow Anthony Marra
contemplates his favorite line in the novel Jesus' Son
by Denis Johnson.

May 7, 2013

Author, graduate student, and Wallace Stegner Fellow Anthony Marra contemplates his favorite line in the
novel Jesus'
Son by Denis Johnson.  

May 6, 2013

Elizabeth Bernhardt, professor of German studies and director of
the
language center, encourages caution when using machine translations.

May 2, 2013

Clayborne Carson, history professor and director of the Martin
Luther
King Jr. Research and Education Institute is quoted in this article
commemorating the fiftieth anniversary of the Birmingham student
walkout.

May 2, 2013

Clayborne Carson, history professor and director of the Martin Luther King Jr. Research and Education Institute is quoted in this article commemorating the fiftieth anniversary of the Birmingham student walkout.

May 1, 2013

Humanities faculty and graduate students at Stanford are pioneering a new approach to graduate training that integrates classroom teaching and dissertation research

BY BENJAMIN HEIN

On Tuesday and Thursday afternoons, Ian Beacock, a PhD candidate in history at Stanford, and his undergraduate students are working...

May 1, 2013

Exhibition of award-winning art introduces Bay Area students and Stanford University to the social, political, and artistic complexities of the Islamic world.

BY MARK ROBERT RAPACZ

A luxurious shawl hung in front of 40 San Jose high school students at Stanford’s Cantor Arts Center. At first glance, it was strikingly...

April 29, 2013

Professor emeritus of philosophy John
Perry
is quoted on the concept of structured procrastination.

April 17, 2013

Accomplished kemancha player Imamyar Hasanov is teaching a course on Azerbaijani music at Stanford.

April 15, 2013

The committee described the book as "an exquisitely
crafted novel
that carries the reader on an adventerous journey into the depths of
totalitarian North Korea and into the most intimate spaces of the
human
heart."

April 15, 2013

Stanford Music Professor Jonathan Berger had his opera 'Visitations'
presented
by Stanford Live, with orchestra headed by the St. Lawrence String
Quartet.

April 15, 2013

A CNN feature story on MLK featuring quotes from Clayborne Carson, history professor and director of the
Martin Luther King Jr. Research and Education Institute and visiting Stanford professor Clarence Jones.

April 15, 2013

Music Critic Mark Swed considers the engulfing nature of the Bing Concert Hall and the premier of "Visitations," Stanford Professor of Music Jonathan Berger's two short chamber operas about hallucinations.

April 12, 2013

The story mentions an exhibit of photographers Richard Misrach and
Lee
Friedlander at the Cantor Arts Center at Stanford.

April 11, 2013

Citing Stanford research, the study found that people who listened to classical music inside an fMRI machine
had
remarkably synchronized brain patterns that aren't seen in other contexts.

April 9, 2013

Q&A with architect William McDonough, who is recording every aspect of his working life for a comprehensive digital archive launched at Stanford.

March 30, 2013

 A review of "Revisiting the South: Richard Misrach's Cancer Alley" and "Lee Friedlander: The Cray Photographs," concurrent exhibitions at the Cantor Arts Center.

March 29, 2013

Londa Schiebinger, professor of history, writes about Stanford's Gendered Innovations project.

March 29, 2013

Stanford composer, Jonathan Berger, professor of music, explores auditory hallucinations in two new chamber operas that will be performed at Bing Concert Hall.

March 29, 2013

Londa Schiebinger, professor of history, writes about Stanford's
Gendered Innovations project.

March 29, 2013

Stanford composer, Jonathan Berger, professor of music, explores
auditory hallucinations in two new chamber operas that will be
performed at Bing Concert Hall.

March 26, 2013

The Atlantic, March 26, 2013

March 25, 2013

Stanford professor emeritus of applied physics Peter Sturrock has decided to lend some scientific credence to
the
Shakespeare authorship debate in the form of his new book, AKA Shakespeare: A Scientific Approach
to
the Authorship Question.

March 25, 2013

Throughout 2012-2013, Stanford faculty and graduate students have been offering a series of eight team-taught courses that will help prepare grads for careers as liberal arts educators.

March 25, 2013

Stanford professor emeritus of applied physics Peter Sturrock has
decided
to lend some scientific credence to the Shakespeare authorship
debate in
the form of his new book, AKA Shakespeare: A Scientific
Approach to the Authorship Question.

March 20, 2013

As Ruth Starkman writes in the Huffington Post, the research of Stanford prof. David Palumbo-Liu
illustrates
how literature offers a corrective to the steely logic of global markets as it "helps
articulate
the changing nature between self and other."

March 20, 2013

As Ruth Starkman writes in the Huffington Post, the research of
Stanford prof. David Palumbo-Liu illustrates how literature offers
a corrective to the steely logic of global markets as it
"helps articulate the changing nature between self and
other."

March 18, 2013

According to the research of Stanford Professor Li Liu, it took up to 12,000 years for people in what is now China to go from eating wild plants to farming them. 

March 18, 2013

The Rumpus, March 18, 2013

March 18, 2013

According to the research of Stanford Professor Li Liu, it took up
to 12,000 years for people in what is now China to go from eating
wild
plants to farming them.

March 15, 2013

A critique of the anti-circumvention section of the Digital
Millennium
Copyright Act that features quotes from Henry Lowood, current
Curator
for History of Science and Technology Collections at Stanford
University
Libraries.

March 15, 2013

A critique of the anti-circumvention section of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act that features quotes
from
Henry Lowood, current Curator for History of Science and Technology Collections at Stanford University
Libraries.

March 13, 2013

An article on higher education options that mentions Stanford's
recent efforts to reduce the time to completion for a humanties PhD.

March 13, 2013

An article on higher education options that mentions Stanford's recent efforts to reduce the time to
completion
for a humanties PhD.

March 8, 2013

An opinion piece on the departure of Benedict XVI by Thomas
Sheehan,
Stanford professor of religious studies.

March 8, 2013

An opinion piece on the departure of Benedict XVI by Thomas Sheehan, Stanford professor of religious studies.

March 7, 2013

The film, about the dilemma Gen. Douglas MacArthur faced regarding
Emperor Hirohito at the end of World War II, delves into a painful
history, some of which the film's producers uncovered while
conducting research
at Stanford University library (which houses the letters and...

March 7, 2013

The film, about the dilemma Gen. Douglas MacArthur faced regarding Emperor Hirohito at the end of World War
II,
delves into a painful history, some of which the film's producers uncovered while conducting research
at Stanford University library (which houses the letters and diaries of American general...

March 5, 2013

An obituary celebrating the life of Joseph Frank, a writer and
Stanford
Professor Emeritus of Slavic Languages and Literatures.

March 3, 2013

An obituary celebrating the life of Joseph Frank, a writer and Stanford Professor.

March 1, 2013

During an event at Stanford’s Division of Literatures, Cultures and Languages, Vásquez shared his thoughts on creativity and geography.

BY VICTORIA SARAMAGO...

March 1, 2013

Why has Europe and America dominated the human advances in the last few years, and is China poised to take
over?These are just some of the questions that Stanford Classics Professor Ian Morris discusses in this
blog post and his new book, The Measure of Civilization.

February 28, 2013

A food blog written by a cookbook author and Stanford aluma, Jessica Goldman Foung (BA English '05).

February 27, 2013

Stanford History professor Joel Beinin is quoted in this examination of the current Egyptian Economy.

February 25, 2013

Professor of Classics Ian Morris' latest book analyzed 15,000 years of data to explain why the West is
dominant.
Now the intelligence community wants to know what will happen next.

February 21, 2013

Tyler Schnoebelen, MA Linguistics '09, PhD '12, is coauthor of a paper analyzing the differences in how men
and
women communicate on Twitter

February 20, 2013

In an article for the Boston Review, French professor Cécile Alduy shares her views on the French reaction to new laws that will legalize marriage and adoption for same-sex couples.

February 20, 2013

The Boston Review, February 20, 2013

February 18, 2013

An article on higher education in the Humanities that mentins Stanford University's effort to encourage a five-year
program for humanities PhDs.

February 14, 2013

Obituary mentions that in 2007 the Stanford University Libraries acquired the archive of Toms' audio
interviews of about 3,000 individuals, including the Dalai Lama, Joseph Campbell, R. Buckminster
Fuller, President Jimmy Carter, J. Krishnamurti, Maya Angelou and Alice Walker.

February 14, 2013

Jonathan R. Miller, AB Human Biology '96, says his biracial perspective drives his characters.

January 24, 2013

An article on the future of digital learning that quotes Petra Dierkes-Thrun, lecturer in comparative
literature, who is working with her husband, Professor of Computer Science Sebastian Thrun, on a "bill of
rights" for digital learning.

January 22, 2013

Clayborne Carson, director of Stanford's Martin Luther King Jr. Research and Education Institute is quoted in an article detailing the upcoming 15 MLK Weekend of Service projects organized by Hands On Sacramento.

January 19, 2013

A review of a performance by pianist and Stanford alumnus (BA '91 and Med '92), Jon Nakamatsu.

January 19, 2013

American History Professor Richard White is quoted in this report on Arizona Governor Jan Brewer's decision to expand the state’s Medicaid program to include anyone who makes up to 133 percent of the federal poverty level, or $14,856 for an individual.

January 18, 2013

Remnants of San Jose's Chinatown are part of an exhibit at the Stanford Archaeology Center. Barbara Voss, associate professor of anthropology, was principal investigator of the project to study and catalog the artifacts and put them in historic context.

January 17, 2013

An article written by Ruth Starkman, lecturer in the Stanford Program in Writing and Rhetoric

January 16, 2013

Stanford University Libraries has acquired the Road & Track Archives. The article includes quotes by Henry
Lowood, library curator for history of science and technology collections, and Reilly Brennan, executive
director of the Revs program who describe it as a "trans-disciplinary field connecting the past,...

January 16, 2013

An article discussing the lecture by Linda Hess, senior lecturer in religious studies.

January 13, 2013

A Letter to the Editor by Jack Rakove, professor of history and of political science.

January 9, 2013

Is the Muslim Brotherhood making moves to extend its control over local governments and labor unions? (Includes
quotes from Stanford History Professor Joel Beinin)

January 7, 2013

Stanford's Russell Berman makes a case for fewer years to earn a humanities PhD at the annual MLA
meeting.