David Halliburton, Stanford professor emeritus of English and founder of the Center for Teaching and Learning, has died
Halliburton will be remembered as a dedicated teacher, a sedulous scholar and a skilled administrator who forged new ways of thinking about interdisciplinary studies.
Michael Wigodsky dedicated his life to elucidating the writings of early Latin poets and later Greek philosophers and shedding new light on the past.
Through a study of the interplay between consumerism and the work of Piet Mondrian, Stanford art historian Nancy Troy uncovers how social forces shaped the artist's legacy.
Literary academic and Stanford Humanities Center fellow Alvan Ikoku explores how fictionalized accounts of the tropics and malaria research simultaneously foster and examine the foundations for global health.
By examining conversations of elderly Japanese women, linguist Yoshiko Matsumoto uncovers language techniques that help people move past traumatic events and regain a sense of normalcy.
French literature professor Cécile Alduy investigates the rhetorical metamorphosis that is contributing to the meteoric rise of France's right-wing National Front political party.
Mints' pioneering research created new connections between proof theory and computation – leaving an indelible mark on generations of students and colleagues in philosophy, mathematics and computer science.
Literary academic and Stanford Humanities Center fellow Benjamin Paloff explores how fictionalized accounts of the Holocaust and other traumatic memoirs simultaneously undermine and support cultural memory.
Using a novel combination of data mining, literary analysis and evolutionary biology to study six centuries of Portuguese-language texts, Stanford scholars discover the literary roots of rapid language evolution in 19th-century Brazil.
Stanford historian sees new perspectives on Chinese border disputes in declassified Qing dynasty maps
Through a study of late 19th-century Chinese maps, doctoral student Eric Vanden Bussche has discovered border development origins that offer a new historical perspective on China's territorial disputes today.
Guides calling themselves the "construction crew" lead a traveling audience to site-specific dances built around five campus locations.
Through the study and translation of over 100 late medieval and early modern lyric poems in Catalan, Portuguese and Spanish, Associate Professor Vincent Barletta and two of his students shed light on the interconnectedness of Iberian languages and cultures.
Today's Poetry Out Loud competition, created by Stanford graduate students, has prompted a nearby high school to give students the chance to experience the traditional communal performance roots of poetry.
Speaking at the Award-Winning Teachers on Teaching lecture series, history Professor James Campbell underscores the value of historical knowledge in a tech-centric world.
Art installations and some of the best Bay Area food trucks round out the music and arts festival on May 17.