Humanities

Documenting mass grave relocation in China

Stanford historian Tom Mullaney’s interactive website, The Chinese Deathscape: Grave Reform in Modern China, shows the locations of thousands of gravesites that have been relocated in China over the past two decades.

Stanford launches new free online course on Beethoven

A new online course explores Ludwig van Beethoven’s music and development as a composer. The class, led by music historian Stephen Hinton, features performances by and discussions with the St. Lawrence String Quartet, Stanford's ensemble-in-residence.

Newest American Academy of Arts and Sciences members

The Stanford faculty elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, one of the country’s oldest and most prestigious honorary learned societies, are scholars in the fields of education, performing arts, economics, law and mathematics.

Move responsibly and think about things

In the course CS 181: Computers, Ethics and Public Policy, Stanford students become computer programmers, policymakers and philosophers to examine the ethical and social impacts of technological innovation.