Guide to the Stanford Presidential Lectures in the Humanities and Arts Recordings

Daniel Hartwig
Stanford University Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections & University Archives.
Stanford, California
October 2010
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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
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