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Jan 1 2020 | KQED | Posted In: Faculty
Art History
The Hagia Sophia cathedral in Istanbul is incredibly reverberant — a sound will echo around and remain audible for eleven seconds. That reverberance shaped nearly a thousand years of music written to be performed inside the cathedral. But no one has been able to listen to what it's like to hear a...
May 20 2019 | Stanford News | Posted In: Faculty
Art History
Scales aren’t changing and the weather won’t be noticeably different, but on May 20 the definitions that underlie what your scale and thermometer report – along with standard definitions used in chemistry and electronics – are undergoing a major overhaul. That’s the date that a more-than-centuries-...
Sep 24 2018 | American Academy of Religion | Posted In: Awards, Faculty
Art History
The AAR has selected the 2018 recipients of the Awards for Excellence in the Study of Religion and the Best First Book in the History of Religions. This annual competition recognizes new scholarly publications that make significant contributions to the study of religion. The awards honor books of...
May 7 2018 | WIRED | Posted In: Faculty
Art History
Veteran photographer Robert Dawson earned his bona fides in the 1980s and ’90s shooting spectacular images of the American West, often intended to highlight environmental threats such as drought and overdevelopment.
Mar 6 2018 | ARTFORUM | Posted In: Press Release
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