Tag: Stanford Arts

Jisha Menon to lead the Stanford Arts Institute

by Robin Wander on October 17, 2019 3:15 pm
JISHA MENON, associate professor of theater and performance studies in the School of Humanities and Sciences, is the newly appointed Denning Faculty Director of the Stanford Arts Institute (SAI). Menon will continue to teach, and she also remains director of Stanford’s Center for South Asia. She is affiliated with the Program in Feminist, Gender and… Read more Jisha Menon to lead the Stanford Arts Institute
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Adam Banks named faculty director and A-Lan Holt director of the Institute for Diversity in the Arts

by Robin Wander on September 11, 2019 2:34 pm
ADAM BANKS, professor of education in the Graduate School of Education, is the new faculty director of the Institute for Diversity in the Arts (IDA). In addition, A-LAN HOLT, formerly the associate and then interim director of IDA, is the new director. The Institute for Diversity in the Arts trains and supports undergraduates in arts… Read more Adam Banks named faculty director and A-Lan Holt director of the Institute for Diversity in the Arts
Taj Mahal

Student photographs that are worth a 1,000 words

by Robin Wander on May 28, 2019 2:20 pm
The results are in for the 8th annual Stanford Global Studies Student Photo Contest, and the winner of the popular vote is an evocative image of a rainy day at the Taj Mahal captured by senior human biology major EMILY MENDONSA while she was traveling in Utter Pradesh, India, conducting research on women’s health in… Read more Student photographs that are worth a 1,000 words
Young Jean Lee

Young Jean Lee has been awarded the 2019 Windham-Campbell Prize in Drama

by Stefanie Okuda on March 25, 2019 2:58 pm
YOUNG JEAN LEE, associate professor of theater and performance studies in the School of Humanities and Sciences, has been awarded the Donald Windham-Sandy M. Campbell Literature Prize in the category of drama. Administered by Yale University, the Windham-Campbell Prizes are awarded to eight international writers in the fields of fiction, nonfiction, poetry and drama. Winners will receive a $165,000 prize… Read more Young Jean Lee has been awarded the 2019 Windham-Campbell Prize in Drama
Artists on the Future

Artists and cultural thought leaders address urgent questions of the day in new forum

by Robin Wander on February 27, 2019 2:39 pm
Appropriation and representation are the first topics to be discussed in the new Stanford public speaker series Artists on the Future that kicks off March 4 at 6 p.m. with artist Dana Schutz, who will be in conversation with Hamza Walker, director of the independent nonprofit art space LAXART. “This new discussion series offers an innovative… Read more Artists and cultural thought leaders address urgent questions of the day in new forum

Roble Gymnasium to receive Preservation Design Award

by Stanford News Service on September 4, 2018 3:21 pm
Stanford’s ROBLE GYMNASIUM, located on Santa Teresa Street, will be presented with the prestigious Preservation Design Award for Rehabilitation at the 2018 California Preservation Awards. The California Preservation Awards showcase the best in historic preservation, recognizing significant achievements in architecture, history, design and engineering. According to a press release from the California Preservation Foundation, the Roble… Read more Roble Gymnasium to receive Preservation Design Award
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Three Stanford students win art awards, take part in San Francisco exhibition

by Alex Shashkevich and Robin Wander on August 27, 2018 4:30 pm
Three Stanford graduate art and art history students received scholarships and presented their work as part of an annual exhibition dedicated to the future of the Bay Area visual arts. MIGUEL MONROY, SALLY SCOPA and LIVIEN YIN were among 16 artists represented at the 2018 Murphy and Cadogan Contemporary Art Awards Exhibition from Aug. 16… Read more Three Stanford students win art awards, take part in San Francisco exhibition
Jazz on the Green

Scenes of summer

by Stanford Live on August 13, 2018 4:30 pm
Stanford Live had its busiest summer yet at the Bing with a return by Classic Albums Live and the Merola Opera Program, co-presentations with the Stanford Jazz Festival, HBO star Lucia Micarelli, KQED Silicon Valley Conversations and more. Check out Stanford Live’s slideshow of 2018’s summer performances.
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Stanford Global Studies students document their lives and travels

by Robin Wander on May 8, 2018 1:15 pm
Undergraduate and graduate students affiliated with the Stanford Global Studies programs and centers pulled out their cameras and phones to document moments in their lives at home and abroad. Winning photographs from the 2018 Stanford Global Studies Student Photo Contest were shot in six countries from very different vantage points: on top of Highlands Bowl… Read more Stanford Global Studies students document their lives and travels
Feast of Eternity

Humanity, technology join hands in Life/Art/Science/Tech Festival at SLAC

by Angela Anderson on March 7, 2018 3:21 pm
In the sculpture Feast of Eternity, salt crystals form delicate patterns along a 3D printed lattice, mimicking the growth of stem cells to create bone. The hauntingly beautiful object resembling a human skull was designed by bio-artist Amy Karle with the idea of “healing and enhancing a future body.” Karle uses medical technologies in her… Read more Humanity, technology join hands in Life/Art/Science/Tech Festival at SLAC