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Faculty in the News Archive:

January, 2016

January 21, 2016

Ian Beacock, a Stanford doctoral candidate in History, writes in The Atlantic about the bewildering business of timekeeping and how it evolved over centuries.

January 14, 2016

Following her signing of an open letter registering concerns about potential privacy abuses with Digital India, Stanford historian Priya Satia addressses the hate mail and criticism those actions precipitated, ironically enough from defenders of India's Hindus' "particular tolerance."

January 4, 2016

John Rickford, professor of linguistics, discusses how "African American English" is inseparable from black culture.

January 4, 2016

Richard White, professor of history, comments on the takeover of a federal wildlife center in rural Oregon by armed antigovernment protesters.