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Q&A Ravi Veriah Jacques (Class of 2020)  Separate Interview through the Department of History

Recipient of the 2020 Schwarzman Scholarship

Recipient of Stanford Deans’ Award for Academic Achievement

Recipient of J. E.…

BY ALEX KEKAUOHA

The American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) has awarded 2020 fellowships to four Stanford students who are completing doctoral degrees in anthropology, art/art history, history and philosophy.

Now in its…

Allyson Hobbs, associate professor of American history and director of African and African American Studies, hosts the Stanford Community Hour, during which she provides a space for reflection and meditation amid uncertain times, inviting experts…

No, not that Gordon Chang. The other one: the good one. Gordon H. Chang is a professor of American history at Stanford University, where he is also the Olive H. Palmer Professor in Humanities and the senior associate vice provost for…

The Yenching Academy of Peking University has announced its sixth cohort of scholars. Among this year’s recipients are Stanford seniors MELODIE GRACE LIU and BERBER JIN.

Liu and Jin are among 119 young scholars from 39 counties and regions…

The arrival of coronavirus in different parts of the world has raised many fundamental issues about medicine, public health, plagues and pandemics, social distancing practices, the cultural origins of fear, the nature of economic health, and many…

BY MELISSA DE WITTE

For Italians in the 14th-century, the bubonic plague at first seemed extraordinary but its repeated return made it so much a part of daily life that it became an economic annoyance and an administrative problem to…

BY SANDRA FEDER

Ana Raquel Minian, an associate professor of history in the School of Humanities and Sciences, has been named a 2020 Andrew Carnegie Fellow. Minian, whose work focuses on Latin American migration, joins a class of 27…

Asked how she was fairing during the shelter in place, Stanford University historian Kathryn Olivarius reflected on being a researcher studying early American epidemics during the COVID-19 crisis.

"I write about yellow fever by day and…

The Age of Jackson Podcast Hosted by Daniel N. Gullota

Guest: Professor Jonathan Gienapp

 

A stunning revision of our founding document’s evolving history that forces us to confront anew the question that animated the…