Humanities and Arts6.14.13
Students in Stanford's Chocolate Heads Movement Band conclude a year of rehearsals, performance and personal development.
Clay wall sculptures, etchings and acrylics, inspired by images of the human brain, make up a new art installation at the Stanford Center for Cognitive and Neurobiological Imaging.
At the second annual Poetry Out Loud competition, students practice the timeless art of performing poetry, for cash prizes.
Through a study of the booming Christian music industry, a Stanford professor finds that commercialization of Christian rock may undermine its spiritual purpose.
Among the outdoor sculptures spread throughout Stanford's campus are two towering giants. After weathering years of sun, moisture and insects, the totem poles are receiving needed restoration.
Students, faculty and staff will perform The Symphonic Body: Stanford, a movement-based orchestral work, on Wednesday evening in Bing Concert Hall.
Stanford student theater group draws attention to modern obsession with celebrity and fame with a new translation of Euripides' classic play.
Archival investigation reveals life of Spyros P. Skouras, film industry mogul and philanthropist who made indelible impact on postwar American culture.
In a process known as crowdsourcing, researchers at Stanford's Center for Spatial and Textual Analysis are incorporating the knowledge and resources of the public into three digital humanities research projects.
Robert Henke, Stanford's 2013 Mohr Visiting Artist, will perform a computer-driven musical performance Thursday and Friday at Bing Concert Hall Studio. The piece comprises sounds Henke recorded at and around Stanford.
Stanford celebrates a remarkable collaboration: Vikram Seth's sonnets become sound in Conrad Cummings' opera, which has been called one of the best of the new century. Seth's novel-in-verse was born at Stanford in the 1980s.
Stanford scholars broadcast Middle Eastern music and culture on two KZSU radio shows, Arabology and Mediterraneans: Music of the Middle East, North Africa, and Beyond.
Musician Jesse Rodin leads student singers through the works of Renaissance composer Josquin des Prez in a historically inspired performance featuring digital enhancements by sonic pioneer Ge Wang.
The key speechwriter and counsel to Martin Luther King Jr. says his training in music and study of historic speeches helped him draft some of the most important speeches of all time.
On topics ranging from poetry to politics, Stanford writers talked about their recent publications at "A Company of Authors," a "speed-dating" version of a book fair.