Tag: Stanford Arts

Jasmine Reid's photo of Cape Town homes

Stanford student photographs showcase the beauty and diversity of the world

by Stefanie Pietkiewicz on May 14, 2020 2:27 pm
A snapshot of a shrub growing amidst the smooth sand dunes of the Gobi Desert – where signs of life are largely absent – is the winner of the 2020 Stanford Global Studies Student Photo Contest. Captured by international relations major SERENA ZHANG when she was interning in China one summer, the winning image, Life,… Read more Stanford student photographs showcase the beauty and diversity of the world
Layer Cake

Layer Cake features the work of five first-year MFA students

by Department of Art & Art History on February 9, 2020 12:05 pm
The works of five first-year MFA students are featured in the Department of Art and Art History exhibition Layer Cake. The five are AMY ELKINS, GABRIELLA GRILL, JOSHUA MORENO, MIGUEL NOVELO and GREGORY RICK. “This is a very accomplished and diverse group in terms of their media and content, including drawing, digital art, painting, video,… Read more Layer Cake features the work of five first-year MFA students
Samuelson and Haptas

Professor emerita Kristine Samuelson earns Oscar nomination

by Robin Wander on January 14, 2020 4:32 pm
KRISTINE SAMUELSON, the Edward Clark Crossett Emerita Professor of Humanistic Studies, and Stanford alumnus JOHN HAPTAS have earned an Oscar nomination for best documentary short for their film Life Overtakes Me. The film, which premiered at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival and is now streaming on Netflix, examines a mysterious illness, Resignation Syndrome, that causes traumatized… Read more Professor emerita Kristine Samuelson earns Oscar nomination

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
Adam Banks

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
Liveien Yin

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