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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...
Sep 4 2019 | Stanford News | Posted In: Faculty
Film and Media Studies
Stanford Global Studies has awarded three Stanford faculty members Course Innovation Grants, which support courses that creatively offer ways for students to learn about topics of regional and global importance.    “Our goal is to engage students with these topics—regardless of their field of study...
Jun 20 2019 | Stanford News | Posted In: Students
After recognizing that there was not anything like it on campus, two Stanford students have founded a student arts organization with a dual mission: to strengthen the arts community on campus and to provide students potential career pathways in the arts.