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Cover image of Yo soy Muslim : a father's letter to his daughter

Yo soy Muslim

March 15, 2019
by Kelly L Roll

“and there will come a day when people in the world will not smile at you. On that day tell them this: Yo soy Muslim. I am from Allah, angels and a place almost as old as time. I speak Spanish, Arabic, and dreams.”Yo soy Muslim, Mark Gonzales.

Poster exhibition

"Religion in Manga and Anime" poster exhibition at East Asia Library

March 8, 2019
by Joshua Capitanio

From March 15 - May 3, the East Asia Library will be displaying an exhibition of posters on the topic of "Religion in Manga and Anime" created by students in IntroSems RELIGST 6N, taught by Prof. Michaela Mross of the Dept. of Religious Studies.  An opening reception will be held at the East Asia Library on Thursday, March 14.

Installation of objects from the Carolee Schneemann archive at the MoMA PS1, 2018

A Tribute to Carolee Schneemann, (1939-2019)

March 7, 2019
by D. Vanessa Kam

Carolee Schneemann, painter, performance artist, filmmaker, installation artist, and visionary feminist has died at the age of 79.  Schneemann’s groundbreaking work wove themes of sexuality, sensuality, and embodiment into a visceral, inimitable and bold art practice.  Her work uprooted staid notions of gender while unflinchingly confronting societal taboos. 

Josephine Baker

2019 International Women's Day

March 7, 2019
by Kimberly R. Kay

March 8, 2019 is International Women's Day, and Stanford Libraries would like to share some of our outstanding collections focusing on women! When I put out the call to our staff for collections that celebrate women, I was overwhelmed by the response. The subjects range from women who were integral to Stanford's history to feminist activists and writers to educators, artists, and pioneers in their fields. Here are just a few fantastic resources found at Stanford Libraries:

Some recent publications of Humanities and Area Studies curators

March 5, 2019
by Sarah B Sussman

Many curators in HASRG balance active research in their subject fields with daily work at Stanford Library. Participating in the scholarly and professional debates in our areas of expertise shapes how we develop the collections,  and allows us to provide top notch research and outreach services to students and scholars at Stanford and in the larger academic realm. A recently-formed writing group, organized by Margarita Nafpaktitis, Eitan Kensky, and Kathleen Smith, offers collegial support.

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