Skip to content Skip to navigation

Recent News

Cover of "'Like I’m Drowning’: Children and Families Sent to Harm by the US ‘Remain in Mexico’ Program"
Jan 6 2021 | Human Rights Watch
The United States government’s “Remain in Mexico” program subjects children and adults to serious, ongoing harm, including abduction and rape, and should be quickly and decisively dismantled, a new report released by Human Rights Watch says.
Kari Leibowitz
As people brace themselves for a long winter of cold weather, short days and COVID-19 lockdowns and shelter-in-place orders, they might find inspiration from Norwegians about how to handle the dark months ahead, according to Stanford scholar Kari Leibowitz.
Ralph Hester
Hester, who co-authored a widely used French college textbook, was dedicated to promoting French studies in interdisciplinary contexts. Ralph Hester, a prominent professor of French in the School of Humanities and Sciences, died Nov. 29 at his Stanford home. He was 88.
Kamala Harris
Kamala Harris has cemented herself in history by becoming America’s first woman, and the first Black and South Asian person, to be elected vice president.
Cover of 'Dancing Women'
Dec 10 2020 | Sandra Feder, School of Humanities & Sciences | Posted In: Faculty
By highlighting experimentation, collaboration, training, and mastery in the careers of Hindi cinema’s dancing women, Stanford art history professor Usha Iyer produces a new narrative about female labor in cinema. The role of women’s dance in Hindi cinema has often been examined in terms of how...
From left, Zhenqi “Jenn” Hu, Suraj Bulchand and Yuhao “Henry” Cao
Dec 8 2020 | Kathleen J. Sullivan, Stanford News | Posted In: Students
The Schwarzman Scholars program, which awards scholarships for a one-year master’s degree and leadership program at Tsinghua University in Beijing, China, has selected four people with Stanford affiliations, including international relations major Jenn Hu, to join its Class of 2022.
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

Pages