About one month ago, the Stanford Review published an article by Eddie Mattout entitled “No Humanities Students Won a Knight-Hennessy Scholarship. Why?” In the article, Mattout argues that the scholarship, which funds graduate students from around the world in an effort to create a “community of future global leaders,” should include humanities students. The “Why?”…
I made the decision to come to Stanford at 11:59 p.m. on National College Decision Day last year, and as I committed, tears streamed down my face. Stanford had been a dream of mine for years, but I had also been admitted to other programs, which were also dreams — although different dreams. In the…
Allison Berke is the executive director of the Stanford Cyber Initiative, where she manages the program’s research, education and outreach work.
Noah Louis-Ferdinand notes several recent pieces critically examining Stanford’s climate for the humanities: “Unfortunately, their reactionary nature suggests the protest will be short-lived,” he writes. “If humanities students really want change, we need to carry this energy forward.”
A reader wonders why a panel on the so-called techie-fuzzy divide “would not include one humanist.”
On Saturday, the Stanford Humanities Center will hold its annual book fair, “A Company of Authors,” which invites members of the Stanford community and broader public to indulge an afternoon discussing Stanford scholars’ recently-published books with the authors themselves.
This fall, J.S.D. candidate Doron Dorfman J.S.M. ’14 introduced a new course called “HUMRTS 104: Introduction to Disability Studies and Disability Rights” to study disabilities and different views of ability in society.
Founded in 1980 to support advanced research in areas ranging from history to philosophy to literature and more, the Stanford Humanities Center hosts about 50 fellows and about 50 public events per year.