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Shirtless man in hat sits on grass in pastoral background of Tahiti
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Paul Gauguin (1848-1903) - The Big Tree (Te raau rahi) (1891)
Video
Always Hope, There is?
By
Jaime Marroquín
Ya Zuo

Two Stanford Humanities Center Fellows for 2023–24, Marroquín and Zuo, discuss the concept of hope.

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Abstract gold face over legs walking on grass
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E L Montgomery, "Black woman to Black woman offset," created by Sheena Lai
Essay
Hope, Art, and Abolition
By
Jisha Menon

Menon discusses the public art that proliferated at Stanford and in Palo Alto in response to the "Black Spring" of 2020.

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Multicolored hummingbird towers over a man
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Eugina Loli, "Scare Tactics"
Essay
So, What's the Deal with Hope?
By
Samia Errazzouki

Errazzouki reflects on her personal identity as the Muslim granddaughter of a Jewish grandfather.

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Colloquy
21st-Century Marxisms
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Recent efforts in Marxist theory attempt to understand the origins of today’s debt- and finance-based economy, without neglecting its social and cultural aspects.
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Intervention
Shakespearean Slips
By
William Flesch

Though Shakespeare may not have invented parapraxes, he certainly exploited their psychological depths long before Freud. 

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Colloquies