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Guide to the Stanford Presidential Lectures in the Humanities and Arts Recordings
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Description
Lecturers represented in this collection include Svetlana Alpers (art history), Elaine Scarry (human rights and the humanities), Lynn Hunt (the novel and human rights), Hazel V. Carby (racializing subjects in post-World War II Britain), Wendy Doniger (self-imitation in ancient India, Shakespeare and Hollywood), Merce Cunningham (in conversation with John Rockwell, dance critic for the NY Times), and Douglas R. Hofstadter (analogy as the core of cognition).
Background
The Stanford Presidential Lecture Series in the Humanities and Arts brings the most distinguished scholars, artists, and critics of our time to the Stanford University campus for lectures, seminars, panel discussions, and a variety of related interactions with faculty, students, and the community at large. Funded by the President's Office, and administered under the auspices of the Stanford Humanities Center, these programs explore new roles and relations for the Humanities and Arts in the academic community in the 21st Century.
Extent
2.5 Linear feet
Restrictions
All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from, or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, California 94304-6064. Consent is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission from the copyright owner. Such permission must be obtained from the copyright owner, heir(s) or assigns. See: http://library.stanford.edu/depts/spc/pubserv/permissions.html.
Availability
The materials are open for research use. Audio-visual materials are not available in original format, and must be reformatted to a digital use copy.