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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...
Dec 4 2019 | ARTnews | Posted In: Awards, Faculty
Film and Media Studies
The Andy Warhol Foundation Arts Writers Grant Program has announced the 2019 recipients of its annual grants, numbering 19 in all, for a total of $680,000 toward the completion of new writing projects.  
Nov 29 2019 | Los Angeles Times | Posted In: Students
By Carolina A. Miranda   It is 1956. A queue of Mexican immigrants stands at a processing station in Texas, about to be admitted to the United States as part of the bracero guest worker program. They are naked, clothes in hand, waiting for a masked attendant to douse them with DDT, an insecticide...
Oct 23 2019 | Stanford News | Posted In: Faculty
Art Practice
An exhibition of the recent work of Enrique Chagoya, professor of art and art history, is on view at the Coulter Art Gallery in the McMurtry Building through Dec. 6. The survey of paintings, drawings and prints, titled Detention at the Border of Language, spans two decades in Chagoya’s career and...
Oct 8 2019 | KQED | Posted In: Faculty
Art Practice
When African-American travelers wanted to drive across the U.S. in the Jim Crow era, they consulted a guidebook specially made and marketed to the growing Black middle class. The Negro Motorist Green Book, published between 1936 and 1966, told them where it was safe to stop for gas, where to eat...