In her latest book of poetry, A Woman Without a Country, English Professor Eavan Boland draws on decades of thinking, reading and writing about subjects like nation and gender to help give voice to those who have been silenced in the official record of history.
Music lecturer and students edit and finish an incomplete manuscript by Francesco Durante for a modern-day première in Memorial Church.
Drawing from her research into the growth of asexual communities and queer studies, Stanford lecturer Karli Cerankowski is shedding light on an under-studied and misunderstood facet of human sexuality: asexuality.
The book that rocked a nation: Stanford's Another Look book club takes on James Baldwin's The Fire Next Time
How far have we come toward achieving racial justice? Another Look book club discusses writer and activist James Baldwin's 1963 classic, The Fire Next Time.
Richard Saller, dean of the School of Humanities and Sciences, and Debra Satz, senior associate dean for the humanities and arts, talked about the state of the humanities at Stanford. Jason Linetzky, director of the Anderson Collection, invited faculty members to collaborate with its staff and create new programs.
Stanford Symphony Orchestra blends sight and sound with a production of Gustav Holst's The Planets at Bing Concert Hall. The production is part of Imagining the Universe, a collaborative year-long project of the Stanford Arts Institute.
Working with an international team, Stanford history Professor Londa Schiebinger has used gender analysis to spark discovery in science and innovation in technology.
In her research and in a new online course, Stanford scholar delves into the secrets of medieval texts
Digital tools, including a free, public online manuscript training course, are allowing English professor and medieval manuscript scholar Elaine Treharne to share her expertise well beyond traditional classroom walls.
Leveraging the university’s deep intellectual and artistic resources, "Live Context" is inspired by the conviction that the more you know about a work of art's historical and contemporary resonance the richer your experience.
Comparative literature professor Alexander Key finds that the Arab world had a head start on the West when it comes to understanding how language works.
Developed at Stanford, a website about comedian Richard Pryor's early years reveals the complex history of race in an American sin city
With maps, photos, news clippings and written artifacts, "Richard Pryor's Peoria" offers an online tool to learn about segregation, urban renewal and the roots of Pryor's comedy.
Veteran writing instructors and undergraduate student artists teamed up to create a new public online course focused on teaching key strategies for effective writing.
Political science Professor Jens Hainmueller focuses on how societies integrate immigrants, what policies could prevent violence, and why people see immigrants as a threat.
Students from computer science and the humanities join forces to create literary websites and mobile apps, combining their strengths to launch literature into the 21st century.
Students put handmade ink to handmade paper to recreate the ancient manuscript process.