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Feb 20 2019 | Stanford News
Art Practice
The Office of the Vice President for the Arts at Stanford University announces the first two artists in the new Visiting Artist Fund in Honor of Roberta Bowman Denning (VAF). The program brings international artists into Stanford classrooms in order to provide a stimulus in artistic thinking and...
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...
Sep 13 2018 | Stanford News
Burton “Burt” J. McMurtry, a highly regarded Stanford leader, volunteer and philanthropist, died peacefully at his home in Palo Alto on Sept. 2 surrounded by family. He was 83.
Aug 27 2018 | Stanford News | Posted In: Awards, Students
Art Practice
MIGUEL MONROY, SALLY SCOPA and LIVIEN YIN were among 16 artists represented at the 2018 Murphy and Cadogan Contemporary Art Awards Exhibition from Aug. 16 to Aug. 20.
Aug 24 2018 | The New York Times | Posted In: Press Release
Documentary Film and Video
Two recent thesis films from the Stanford MFA in Documentary Film program were featured in the New York Times. Nathan Reich’s Calving Season (a shortened version of his 2018 thesis film The Warming Shed) is a sensitive observational portrait of a Montana cattle ranch. Understated and poetic, the...

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