Stepping into Memorial Church, I admired the way the stained glass windows illuminated the Ganesh statue on the orange table. I had arrived at the Diwali festival held on Nov. 3 by The Office of Religious Life. The festival was an evening filled with food, festivities and religious ceremonies. While Diwali is primarily celebrated in…
Stanford’s first South Asian and Islamic Studies librarian, Ryan Perkins, has traveled the world to collect some of the rarest materials related to Indian, Pakistani and Persian history.
This winter, history lecturer C. Ryan Perkins is offering Stanford’s first general survey course on the history of South Asia.
With just seven weeks left before Nalini Ambady, professor of psychology, goes through another round of leukemia-induced chemotherapy, a team of students, colleagues and peers have come together in an international effort to find a bone marrow donor before then.