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Nate Parker featured at St. Clair Drake Memorial Lecture
Apr 25 2016
Nate Parker featured at St. Clair Drake Memorial Lecture by Jacob Nierenberg Actor, director and humanitarian Nate Parker spoke at the African & African American Studies (AAAS) department’s annual St. Clair Drake Memorial Lecture on Wednesday night to discuss his upcoming movie “The Birth of a...
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Apr 21 2016 | The Stanford Report
Drawing on archives and oral testimony, Stanford historian Robert Crews discovers an Afghanistan that hardly fits the forbidding image that has fueled the U.S. military’s disastrous intervention there. By Marguerite RigogliosoThe Humanities at Stanford
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Apr 20 2016
Allyson Hobbs has been selected to be a Distinguished Lecturer for the Organization of American Historians.  She joins six other History who had been previously selected Distinguished Lecturers: Jennifer Burns, Albert Camarillo, James T.
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Apr 13 2016
The Distinguished Contribution to Asian Studies Award is how the AAS acknowledges, and expresses its thanks to, a senior member of the Association who over the course of a long career has made a difference to the field of Asian Studies. This year I am pleased to present this award to Professor...
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Apr 13 2016
Robert Harrison from KZSU has a two-part conversation with Aishwary Kumar, professor of History at Stanford.  In Part One, they discuss B.R. Ambedkar, the moral and political philosopher who was in charge of drafting the constitution after India gained independence in 1947.  In Part Two, they...