Stanford Humanities Center audio-visual materials 1989-2006


Stanford Humanities Center audio-visual materials 1989-2006

Collection contains recordings of lectures, panels, round tables, and other events sponsored by the Stanford Humanities Center. Videotapes include a John Cage concert and lecture, 1992, a teachers' conference, 1992, and the film "Of Mixed Minds: A Portrait of the Stanford Humanities Center." Audiocassettes include the John Cage events, 1992; lectures by Martha Nussbaum, Kathleen Sullivan, Bliss Carnochan, Susan Sontag, J. M. Coetzee, Carlo Ginzburg, Lawrence Weiskrantz, Charles Bernstein, Pina Bausch, Bei Dao, Marjorie Garber, Homi Bhabha, Wolfgang Iser, Larry Levine, Thomas Crow, and Steven Pinker. Other events on audiocassette include the colloquium "What's Left of Enlightenment?," 1997; talks and discussions from "Shape of the Humanities #2: Philosophy and Other Humanities," 1999; and the symposium "Whitehead's Account of the Sixth Day" with Isabelle Stengers, Donna Haraway, and Richard Rorty, 2006 [on CD].

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