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Nov 20 2020 | France-Stanford Center | Posted In: Awards
The France-Stanford Center is pleased to announce three new student prizes named for three people whose lives and careers spanned France and the United States, bringing French and American culture and society into dynamic conversation with one another. 
Anna Bigelow
Nov 13 2020 | Sandra Feder, Stanford News | Posted In: Faculty
After graduating from Smith College with a degree in religious studies and English, Anna Bigelow had the opportunity to study for three months in India, a country that had captivated her interest as a student.
Priya Satia
Nov 5 2020 | Sandra Feder, Stanford News | Posted In: Faculty
The role of the historian is a complex one. For many, the term itself implies a certain distance and objectivity, someone who interprets what has come before, perhaps with the notion that those currently in power might use that information to impact the present. But what happens when historians are...
Naz Deravian with students
Oct 23 2020 | Posted In: Students
Still deciding what courses to take next quarter? Check out these intro-level winter quarter courses that have an international focus, and add a new global perspective to your studies: AFRICAAM 62Q: A Comparatie Exploration of Higher Education in Jamaica (Anglo-Caribbean) and South Africa
Connie Chin
Constance “Connie” Chin, former administrative manager at the Center for East Asian Studies (CEAS) who had also worked in the Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures, died on Aug. 6. She was 74. Chin worked at Stanford for 43 years and retired in December 2019. “Connie exemplified the...
Joceline Yu
Oct 14 2020 | Posted In: Internships
Every year, hundreds of students apply to participate in the Stanford Global Studies Internship Program, which offers undergraduates and graduate students an opportunity to extend classroom learning while engaging in immersive cultural and professional experiences around the world. Open to students...
Makato Ueda
Oct 5 2020 | Veronica Marian, Stanford News | Posted In: Faculty
Ueda, a noted translator and critic of Japanese poetry, was instrumental in expanding Stanford’s East Asian studies program. Makoto Ueda, Stanford professor emeritus of Japanese in the School of Humanities and Sciences, died Aug. 19. He was 89.
Daniel Mason
Sep 24 2020
Stanford Global Studies has awarded a Course Innovation Grant to Daniel Mason, clinical assistant professor of psychiatry in the School of Medicine, for his new course Global 150N: Climate Change and Mental Health. SGS Course Innovation Grants support courses that creativ
Gabby Conforti and mom
Sep 14 2020 | Stefanie Pietkiewicz, Stanford Global Studies | Posted In: Students
When global studies minor Gabby Conforti ’22 first heard about the devastating explosion at the port of Beirut on August 4, which ravaged neighborhoods across the city, she was shocked. “My initial reaction was one of disbelief,” she said. “I immediately reached out to my friends in Beirut and was...
2021 EPIC Fellows
Sep 4 2020
Twelve community college instructors have been named 2020-21 Stanford EPIC fellows. Through the year-long professional development program, the fellows will work on projects to incorporate global themes into their courses.