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Oct 18 2017 | Posted In: In the News
Double Groove, Triple Time: On Josh Kun’s “Musical Urbanism” by Jonathan Leal What can music teach us about urban displacement? It’s no secret: code, cash, and creativity are the new laws of the left-coast metropolis. Renewal is the new black, middle class the new broke, CS the new boom. Where our...
Sep 19 2017 | Posted In: Announcements
The Research Institute of the Center for Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity is pleased to announce our faculty and graduate student fellows for the 2017-2018 academic year. Please join us in congratulating our 2017-2018 fellows! Faculty Research Fellows
Jan 18 2017 | Stanford Daily
Persis Drell, the first female dean of engineering at Stanford, is set to become provost on Feb. 1. At the School of Engineering, Drell made increasing diversity in academia one of her priorities, and she hopes to do the same in her role as provost. As of September 2015, Stanford’s faculty is 73...
Jan 17 2017 | Stanford News | Posted In: In the News
In 2009, a year after Barack Obama was elected president, Ramón Saldívar, professor of English and of comparative literature at Stanford, read something that caught his eye. In an op-ed in the New York Times, Colson Whitehead, an African American novelist, proclaimed that the United States had...
Dec 27 2016 | Stanford News | Posted In: In the News
Anthropologist Samy Alim argues that the relationship between race, language and racism plays such a key role in reflecting and defining the way human societies are structured that it deserves study as a separate field, which he calls raciolinguistics.