Stanford Presidential Lectures in the Humanities and Arts recordings 1999-2006

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Stanford Presidential Lectures in the Humanities and Arts recordings 1999-2006

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).

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Latour, Bruno

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Alpers, Svetlana

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Scarry, Elaine.

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Stanford Presidential Lectures in the Humanities and Arts.

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The Stanford Presidential Lectures 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. From the description of Stanford Presidential Lectures in the Humanities and Arts videorecordings, 1999-2006. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754864152 ...

Rockwell, John, 1940-

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Hunt, Lynn Avery

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Cunningham, Merce

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Merce Cunningham was born in Centralia, Washington. He first started formal dance training at the Cornish Institute of Allied Arts in Seattle. From 1939 to 1945 he was a soloist in the Martha Graham Company. While performing with Martha Graham, Cunningham began to choreograph independently, and presented his first New York solo concert with John Cage in 1944. He continued to present annual concerts by himself or with an ad hoc group of dancers, until the formation of Merce Cunningha...

Hofstadter, Douglas R., 1945-....

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Carby, Hazel V.

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Doniger, Wendy

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