literature

Literary scholar Herbert Lindenberger dies at 89

Herbert S. Lindenberger, a professor emeritus who founded Stanford’s Department of Comparative Literature and inspired generations of students and scholars, died on Oct. 1.

New Stanford project gets inside Voltaire’s mind

Stanford undergraduate Lena Zlock is developing a first-ever digital humanities study of Voltaire’s personal library, which contains over 6,700 books. She aims to make the library’s contents easily accessible and searchable online.

Diving into the medieval world

A group of Stanford humanities professors and their students have been analyzing medieval manuscripts and artifacts to better understand how current societies and cultures developed.

Poetry scholar Michael Predmore dies at 79

Michael P. Predmore, a professor emeritus who taught at Stanford for over 30 years, inspired generations of students. He was known for his analysis of Juan Ramón Jiménez’s poems.

Stanford’s winter quarter guest artists

Stanford creates opportunities for meaningful engagement with the arts for students and the university community through an extensive guest artists program.