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Guide to the Stanford Presidential Lectures in the Humanities and Arts Recordings
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  • Overview
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical/Historical Sketch
  • Description of the Collection
  • Access Terms

  • Overview

    Call Number: SC1103
    Creator: Stanford Presidential Lectures in the Humanities and Arts.
    Title: Stanford Presidential Lectures in the Humanities and Arts recordings
    Dates: 1999-2006
    Physical Description: 2.5 Linear feet
    Summary: 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).
    Language(s): The materials are in English.
    Repository: Dept. of Special Collections & University Archives.
    Stanford University Libraries.
    557 Escondido Mall
    Stanford, CA 94305
    Email: speccollref@stanford.edu
    Phone: (650) 725-1022
    URL: http://library.stanford.edu/spc

    Administrative Information

    Information about Access

    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.

    Ownership & Copyright

    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.
    Restrictions also apply to digital representations of the original materials. Use of digital files is restricted to research and educational purposes.

    Cite As

    Stanford Presidential Lectures in the Humanities and Arts Recordings (SC1103). Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Biographical/Historical Sketch

    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.
    Past Lecturers: SPRING 2011 Leon Botstein
    WINTER 2011 Judith Jamison
    FALL 2010 Robert Putnam
    SPRING 2010 Mary Robinson
    FALL 2009 André Aciman
    SPRING 2009 James McPherson
    WINTER 2009 Daniel Dennett
    FALL 2008 Robert Wilson
    Seyla Benhabib
    SPRING 2008 Marina Warner
    WINTER 2008 Richard Taruskin
    FALL 2007 Simon Schama
    SPRING 2007 Joan W. Scott
    WINTER 2007 Partha Chatterjee This lecture was rescheduled as part of the November, 2007 conference "Ethnicity in Today's Europe"
    FALL 2006 Talal Asad
    SPRING 2006 Amy Gutmann
    WINTER 2006 Douglas Hofstadter
    FALL 2005 Lani Guinier
    SPRING 2005 Carolyn Abbate
    WINTER 2005 Merce Cunningham
    FALL 2004 Kwame Anthony Appiah
    SPRING 2004 Isabel Allende Wendy Doniger
    FALL 2003 Hazel Carby
    SPRING 2003 Bruno Latour
    WINTER 2002-2003 Peter Brown
    SPRING 2002 Lynn Hunt
    WINTER 2001-2002 Elaine Scarry
    WINTER 2000-2001 Gayatri Spivak
    FALL 2000 Roger Chartier
    SPRING 2000 Wolfgang Iser
    WINTER 1999-2000 Marjorie Garber Homi Bhabha
    FALL 1999 Pina Bausch Svetlana Alpers Bei Dao
    SPRING 1999 Jacques Derrida Stefan Maul
    WINTER 1998-99 Fredric Jameson Beatriz Sarlo Alexander Nehamas
    FALL 1998 Henry Louis Gates, Jr. Stephen Jay Gould Karl Heinz Bohrer Wole Soyinka
    SPRING 1998 Christo and Jeanne-Claude Peter Eisenman Hélène Cixous Harold Bloom

    Description of the Collection

    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).

    Access Terms

    Alpers, Svetlana.
    Bausch, Pina.
    Carby, Hazel V.
    Cunningham, Merce.
    Derrida, Jacques
    Doniger, Wendy.
    Gutmann, Amy.
    Hofstadter, Douglas R., 1945-
    Hunt, Lynn Avery.
    Jameson, Fredric
    Latour, Bruno.
    Nehamas, Alexander
    Rockwell, John.
    Scarry, Elaine.
    Spivak, Gayatri Chakravorty
    Stanford Presidential Lectures in the Humanities and Arts.
    Arts.
    Audiotapes.
    Humanities--Study and teaching.
    Humanities.
    Lectures.
    Videorecordings.