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Faculty in the News Archive:

September, 2015

September 30, 2015

The San Francisco Chronicle quotes Connie Wolf, director of the Cantor Arts Center; Liz Celeste, assistant curator and programming manager in the Department of Art and Art History; and undergraduate student Kevin Rouff, about the new McMurtry Building at Stanford.

September 28, 2015

SF Gate quotes Janice Ross, professor (teaching) of theater and performance studies, commenting on a recent performance by the Margaret Jenkins Dance Company.

September 28, 2015

Inside Higher Ed quotes Russell Berman, Stanford professor of German and of comparative literature and senior fellow at the Hoover Institution, on the University of Southern California's new program, which provides a select number of recent USC doctoral student graduates in the humanities and social sciences with an opportunity to...

September 25, 2015

Linguist and computer scientist Dan Jurafsky decodes the language of food in an audio interview on KQED Radio, on his book The Language of Food, which delves into the history and mystery of foodie vocabulary.

September 23, 2015

Allyson Hobbs, assistant professor of history, contemplates in “The New Yorker” why Hilary Clinton does not evoke a similar type of excitement among voters as Barack Obama.

September 23, 2015

The Stanford Daily features an article about the Stanford Taiko team, which specializes in Kumi Daiko, a form of taiko that focuses on ensemble playing and requires this “communal art form” to create music.

September 22, 2015

The Stanford Daily features an article about the changes to the English core classes at Stanford.

September 21, 2015

Quartz discusses the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, whose creators have solved one of the internet’s fundamental problems: How to provide authoritative, rigorously accurate knowledge, at no cost to readers.

September 18, 2015

Priya Satia, associate professor of history, discusses Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Silicon Valley.

September 7, 2015

Stanford English professor Shelley Fisher Fishkin is quoted in The New York Times, speaking about the way writer Erica Jong’s 1973 book Fear of Flying tackled topics traditionally seen as taboo for female authors.

September 1, 2015

Associate Professor of German Studies Adrian Daub is the co-creator of a fun quiz about songs in James Bond movies.