News articles classified as Humanities

Stanford Center for Innovation in Global Health —

Saving lives with food and medicine

Bert Patenaude’s new book, Bread + Medicine: American Famine Relief in Soviet Russia, 1921-1923, recounts the pivotal role U.S. doctors played in saving lives.

Stanford Report —

In Their Own Words

In Their Own Words is a series in which Stanford faculty reflect on a question or topic they have been grappling with throughout their careers.

Stanford School of Humanities and Sciences —

Q&A: New book probes blackness in ancient Greek literature and art

In her new book, Untangling Blackness in Greek Antiquity, Stanford’s Sarah F. Derbew challenges the notion that modern understandings of race can simply be applied to classical literature and art.