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Faculty in the News Archive:

January, 2014

January 28, 2014

Jindong Cai, associate professor of music, and director of orchestral studies, describes how he created and continues to curate the Stanford Pan-Asian Music Festival.

January 23, 2014

David Palumbo-Liu, professor of comparative literature, will teach a course on higher education alongside professors from Duke and UC Santa Barbara as part of a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) project on the history and future of higher education.

January 20, 2014

Because of the accolades he received after his martyrdom, King is often viewed as a charismatic leader who was responsible for the success of the campaign for civil rights reform. But many forget his international outlook, including protest of the war in Vietnam. And history reveals that before he was a civil rights leader he was, first, a...

January 14, 2014

Stanford classics scholar Adrienne Mayor counters the hypothesis that Alexander the Great’s death was caused by toxic wine.

January 13, 2014

Music, bioengineering, and government surveillance all inform the development of Stanford English Professor's new novel Orfeo. 

Chronicle of Higher Education, May 28, 2002

Philosophy Talk (NPR), August 15, 2006

Boston Globe, May 21, 2006

Boston Review, December 5 2011

Huffington Post, November 9 2011

Inside Higher Ed, September 21, 2007

San Francisco Chronicle, April 8, 2004

American Renaissance, November 5, 2007

Human Experience, January 2010

January 10, 2014

Russell Berman professor of Comparative Literature and the current director of German Studies at Stanford is quoted on the way that anti-Semitic ideas are being given support by some in the movement to boycott Israeli universities.



January 9, 2014

Arnold Rampersad, professor emeritus of English, celebrates the late Baraka as a "literary giant."

January 7, 2014

This blog quotes Stephen Hinton, director of the Stanford Arts Initiative; Wiley Hausam, executive director of the Bing Concert Hall and Stanford Live; and undergraduate student Peter Kurzner on Stanford’s commitment to arts education.

January 7, 2014

The article quotes David Straub, associate director of the Korean Studies Program, on the North Korean perception of their domestic problems.


January 6, 2014

This blog features Elaine Treharne, professor of English, on the practice of dismantling texts for individual resale, and her attempt to restore a unique book.

January 6, 2014

Kathryn Starkey, a professor in the Department of German Studies; Elaine Treharne, professor in the Department of English; and Bissera Pentcheva, associate professor in the Department of Art & Art History, are spearheading the creation of the minor with funding from the Faculty College program.