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May, 2013

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

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

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 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...