Another Look book club spotlights Joseph Conrad's Shadow-Line novella
On May 10, the Another Look book club will weigh in on Conrad's "The Shadow-Line," written by one of the darkest and most prophetic voices in English fiction.
Comics like Hellboy produce a heightened adventure of reading, Stanford scholar says
Using the Hellboy series as a touchstone, Professor Scott Bukatman has discovered new ways to talk about comics while offering a heightened "adventure of reading."
Stanford's map center devoted to the 'joyful exploration of all things cartographic'
The David Rumsey Map Center, with more than 150,000 rare maps, atlases, globes and pocket maps, will celebrate its grand opening.
Nate Parker to deliver annual lecture hosted by Stanford's African & African American Studies program
April 20 event is free and open to the public.
National popular vote far better than Electoral College system for choosing presidents, Stanford professors say
The Electoral College distorts presidential campaigns, disenfranchises voters and drives partisanship, Stanford scholars say. They suggest constitutional reforms to adopt a single national popular vote where the one-person, one-vote concept applies.
Stanford humanities students cook up Julia Child's recipes, study history
Kristen Haring takes her American studies class into a "teaching kitchen" to study the famed chef's impact on American culture.
Partners in discovery: SLAC + Stanford collaborations
Working together, researchers at SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory and Stanford expand our knowledge of materials, molecules and the universe.
Ram's Head Theatrical Society at Stanford presents Rent – still relevant, still rocking
The student-run company utilizes new staging strategies in Memorial Auditorium.
Stanford historian examines age-old inquiry about what it means to be 'living'
In research covering four centuries of scientific debate, Stanford historian Jessica Riskin investigates different views of man and machine, and how this debate laid the groundwork for later theories of evolution and science.
Moscow journalist Maria Stepanova to speak about Russia's future
Publisher and poet Maria Stepanova, one of the most visible figures in post-Soviet Russia, will visit Stanford on April 6-7 to speak about her country's search for identity.
Stanford scholar explores the changing gestures of the digital age
Vanessa Chang's research shows how interactions with objects are evolving amid technological change, revealing new gestures that are becoming a way of life in the contemporary world.
Art studio doors open to showcase Stanford student work
After putting in long hours all quarter, students taking courses in the Department of Art and Art History throw open the studio doors and invite the Stanford community to see what they've been working on.
Stanford's historic Roble Gym to open in the fall after arts-oriented renovation
Harry Elam, vice provost for undergraduate education and a drama professor, will direct the first theater production in the newly renovated building.
Stanford organist draws lofty sounds from Memorial Church's thousands of pipes
Under the skillful hands – and feet – of university organist Robert Huw Morgan, Stanford's Memorial Church fills with remarkable music from the Fisk-Nanney organ, a Baroque-type instrument that is one of five organs in the church.
Stanford Literary Lab uses digital humanities to study why we feel suspense
Mark Algee-Hewitt and a team of grad students combine tools of textual analysis with the emotional experience of reading to uncover what creates suspense in stories.