Tag: Stanford Humanities

Junot Diaz

Pulitzer Prize winner promotes community activism

by Alex Shashkevich on May 26, 2017 3:51 pm
Pulitzer Prize-winning author and activist JUNOT DÍAZ encouraged people of color, undocumented immigrants and other minority group members to stick together and help each other during a turbulent political climate as part of his lecture last week at Stanford. “We must steal fire because we must transform this world that conserves and hoards fire for… Read more Pulitzer Prize winner promotes community activism
Carolyn Lougee

Carolyn Lougee recognized for book on French Protestants’ experiences in 17th century

by Alex Shashkevich on May 9, 2017 3:05 pm
CAROLYN LOUGEE, the Frances and Charles Field Professor of History, Emerita, was recently honored with two awards – the 2016 David H. Pinkney Prize and the 2017 Frances Richardson Keller-Sierra Prize – for her 2016 book, Facing the Revocation: Huguenot Families, Faith, and the King’s Will. The book examines the story of a family of… Read more Carolyn Lougee recognized for book on French Protestants’ experiences in 17th century
Blair Hoxby book

Renaissance Society of America recognizes Blair Hoxby

by Tanu Wakefield on April 28, 2017 4:12 pm
The Renaissance Society of America (RSA) recently recognized BLAIR HOXBY, professor of English, for his 2015 book, What Was Tragedy? Theory and the Early Modern Canon. The RSA awarded What Was Tragedy? an honorable mention in consideration for the 2017 Phyllis Goodhart Gordan Book Prize. What Was Tragedy? earned critical acclaim for shedding new light… Read more Renaissance Society of America recognizes Blair Hoxby
Christine Parker

Teaching middle-school students to love the humanities

by Milenko Martinovich on March 30, 2017 4:33 pm
The Stanford Humanities Circle, an after-school academic enrichment program for middle-school and high school students, concluded its first session on March 15, instilling some 50 pre-collegiate students with an appreciation for the humanities. The students, chosen by lottery, attended weekly sessions on campus, where they received instruction from Stanford faculty and Bay Area humanities experts.… Read more Teaching middle-school students to love the humanities
Humanities Center book celebration

Humanities scholars honored at annual publications celebration

by Chris Kark on March 6, 2017 12:15 pm
On March 2, the Stanford Humanities Center hosted its 24th annual publications celebration to showcase publications in the humanities and arts at Stanford. Gathering in the center’s Levinthal Hall, guests perused books, music and radio shows produced by Stanford colleagues in the previous year. The published works reflect the depth and breadth of humanities scholarship… Read more Humanities scholars honored at annual publications celebration