Five students met with Native American Cultural Center (NACC) director Karen Biestman and Native American Studies (NAS) chair Teresa LaFromboise on Thursday to discuss ENGLISH 43A: “American Indian Mythology, Legend, and Lore” and the importance of student feedback to Stanford courses.
Kenneth Fields Ph.D. ’67 will no longer teach NATIVEAM 143A after students wrote a petition describing his teaching as culturally disrespectful, off-topic and riddled with sexual comments and insensitive jokes.
Frederick P. Rehmus Family Professor of the Humanities Gavin Jones is reviving the works of novelist and former Stanford student John Steinbeck in his spring course, “American Studies 146A: Steinbeck.”
This edition of Glam Grads features Jessica Jordan, a first-year Ph.D in English, who recently won an Honorable Mention in the American Studies Program’s Bob Dylan essay writing contest.
Scores of “Office” enthusiasts filled a lecture hall in the geology building Friday to hear Daniels, Lieberstein and Kemper talk about their work, jumping between topics from how characters develop on the Emmy-award winning comedy series to the show’s future after Steve Carell’s scheduled departure at the end of the current season.