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Wednesday, June 29, 2016

 Professor John Bender
by ReMix, June 2016 - Issue 101

We are delighted to congratulate the recipient of the 13th Warren R. Howell Award, honoring John Bender, the Jean G. and Morris M. Doyle Professor in Interdisciplinary Studies at Stanford University and former Director of the Stanford Humanities Center. His research and teaching focus on the eighteenth century in England and France; his special concerns include the relationship of literature to the visual arts, to philosophy and science, and to the sociology of literature and critical theory. He is a member of the Stanford faculty in both English and Comparative Literature.

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Stanford Quad corner and column

SUL has the following new position this week: 

Part-Time Library Circulation Specialist (#71501)

For a complete description of open positions within SUL, go to the Stanford Library Jobs page.

Thursday, June 23, 2016

East Asia Library

The Council on East Asian Libraries, a branch of the Association for Asia Studies, recently announced that SUL was one of the two winners of this year's competition for Mellon Foundation's Innovation Grants for East Asian Librarians.

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Topographical Map of the Yosemite Valley and Vicinity, G.M. Wheeler, 1883. David Rumsey Map Collection, Stanford Libraries.

On June 15, Salim Mohammed, Stanford's rare map curator and David Rumsey was featured on KQED's Forum with Michael Krasney. Salim and David spoke about the unique and varied map collection at the David Rumsey Map Center, the benefits of exploring both the physical and digital map collection, and "how digitizing maps make them even more relevant today."

See: Stanford Opens Massive Digital Map Archive to Public.

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