Humanities

Stanford historian Jack Rakove on second Trump impeachment

Stanford scholar Jack Rakove reflects on the start of the unprecedented impeachment trial of a former president and discusses the importance of seeing this case to its end even if few experts doubt the final outcome.

Archiving Black histories of Silicon Valley

A new collection at Stanford Libraries will highlight Black Americans who helped transform California’s Silicon Valley region into a hub for innovation, ideas.

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Scholars reflect on Dr. King’s influence

Stanford humanities and social sciences scholars reflect on Dr. King's legacy and influence at a time in the U.S. when issues of race are again at the forefront.

Stanford celebrates Martin Luther King, Jr. Day with four-day festival

Stanford will celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. Day this year with a free, four-day webinar and documentary film festival that will open on Friday evening, Jan. 15, and extend through Monday, Jan. 18, the federal holiday marking the birth of the civil rights leader. At the festival, the King Institute will announce the World House Project, a new initiative.

Most popular American movies depict an unhealthy diet

Stanford researchers examined the 250 top-grossing American movies of recent decades and found the on-screen foods and beverages largely failed U.S. government nutrition recommendations and U.K. youth advertising standards.